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March 28th, 2017

RONNIE COLVIN

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Funeral services for Ronald “Ronnie” Colvin, age 78, of Dubach, will be held at 10:00 AM on Wednesday, March 29, 2017 at Dubach United Methodist Church under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home of Ruston. Rev. Joseph Guo will officiate. Interment will follow in the Hamilton Cemetery in Dubach, LA. Visitation will be 5:00 PM until 7:00 PM, Tuesday, March 28, 2017 at Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Ruston. Ronnie was born February 24, 1939 in Start, LA to Robert and Eloise Colvin and passed away March 26, 2017 in Ruston after a lengthy illness.

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CLYDE W. FREEMAN

Clyde W. Freeman, age 79 of Choudrant died March 27, 2017. Graveside services are 2:00 PM, Wednesday, March 29, 2017 at Douglas Cemetery, Choudrant under the direction of Owens Memorial Chapel Funeral Home of Ruston.

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CARSON "BOJACK' MILLICAN

Carson "Bojack" Millican, age 81 of Choudrant died March 27, 2017. Graveside services are 10:00 AM, Tuesday, March 28, 2017 at Choudrant Memorial Cemetery under the direction of Owens Memorial Chapel Funeral Home of Ruston.

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MARIALICE BOWMAN COURTNEY

Marialice Bowman Courtney, age 87 of Ruston died March 25, 2017. Memorial services are 11:00 AM, Tuesday, March 28, 2017 at Grace United Methodist Church, Ruston. Visitation will be held from 10:00-11:00 AM, Tuesday, March 28, 2017 at Grace United Methodist Church, Ruston. Arrangements are under the direction of Owens Memorial Chapel Funeral Home of Ruston.

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MAXINE DAVIS STOELTING

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Funeral services for Maxine Davis Stoelting, age 95 of Dubach will be held at 11:00 AM, Wednesday, March 29, 2017 at Fellowship Baptist Church in Dubach with Rev. Connie Smith officiating. Burial will be in Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Colorado Springs, CO. Arrangements are under the direction of Owens Memorial Chapel Funeral Home of Ruston. Maxine was a resident at the Russ Place since 2014. She passed away March 26, 2017 at the age of 95. Maxine was a long-time resident of Colorado Springs, CO where she retired in 1986 after 17 years with Hewlett Packard.

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PUBLIC AUCTION

NOTICE OF PUBLIC AUCTION
Pursuant to La. R.S. 9.4759, notice is hereby given, that WESTSIDE SELF STORAGE MINI WAREHOUSES, located at 821 West California Avenue, Ruston, Louisiana 71270, will sell the following described property located in the units indicated and belonging to the person named in ORDER TO ENFORCE THE PRIVILEGE CLAIMED BY THE SELF STORAGE FACILITY ON MOVABLE PROPERTY.
Unit #-1620 Olvin Brewster 1520 Sikes Street, Ruston, LA 71270
Iron, 3 file cabinets, moving dolly, wicker chair, 3 tvs, end tables, fan.

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SEALED BIDS

Sealed bids will be received at the Louisiana Tech University Purchasing Office, P.O. Box 3157 T.S., 408 Keeny Hall, Louisiana Tech University, Ruston, Louisiana until 2:00 P.M., April 27th at which time and place they will be publicly opened for the following:
Installation of Fixed Seating in Lomax Hall Auditorium (50012-364-17)
Specifications and bid documents for the above may be obtained from the Director of Purchasing, Louisiana Tech University, Ruston, Louisiana; phone 318-257-4205 or fax request to 318-257-3772.

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Library partners to bring Army Field Band to area

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Veterans, active duty military honored with concert
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Known as the musical ambassadors of the Army, the United States Army Field Band has one mission — to serve and inspire the American people by telling the Army’s story and honoring soldiers and veterans at home and abroad.
At 7 p.m. April 6, they will serve that mission at the Richland Arts Center at Rayville High School.
Lincoln Parish Library Director Vivian McCain said local residents should not worry because the library staff would not let the opportunity to share this once-in-a-lifetime performance with local residents pass by.

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Public’s help sought in shooting investigation

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Ruston police are asking the public’s help in locating a suspect in a Monday night shooting that left one person injured.
At approximately 9:35 p.m., officers responded to the Calvin Street area for a reported shorts fired call, but were unable to locate anyone who was injured or a suspect, Deputy Police Chief Clint Williams said this morning.
“Staff from Northern Louisiana Medical Center contacted us a short time later to report that a gunshot victim had been brought into the emergency department for treatment,” Williams said.

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Organization donates benches

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Members of the Beta Sigma Phi donated benches to Cypress Springs Elementary School. From left to right in the front row are Jackie Smith, Diane Zumwalt and Ruthie Scott. In the back row are, from left, Barbara Kirkland, Michelle Thrower, Cypress Springs principal; and Mary Wilks-Kilgore.

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