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December 7th

Jurors List

FOR CERTICICATION OF JURY VENIRES PUBLISHED IN PAPER ATTACH TO JURY
VENIRES:
I, Linda Cook, Clerk of Court and Ex-Officio Jury Commissioner in and for Lincoln Parish, Louisiana, hereby certifies the following 2 JURY lists to be a True and correct list of a “CRIMINAL JUROR” list and a “CIVIL JUROR” list, with both lists to have 250 names each list both drawn, NOVEMBER 30,2017, at the meeting of the Jury Commission in and for Lincoln Parish, Louisiana.
IN TESTIMONY WHEREOF, I sign hereto officially, this the 30th day of
NOVEMBER, 2017.
Linda Cook
Lincoln Parish Clerk of Court and

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Local duo to conduct combined choirs

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Two area churches are combining their choirs this year for Christmas to present “The Greatest Story Ever Told.”
The father-son-in-law duo of Frank Nihart and Jason Ambrose will co-conduct the choirs of Cook Baptist Church, Ruston and New Hope Baptist Church, Choudrant.
Three presentations are planned; the first is Sunday with the other on Dec. 16 and 17. Each begins at 6 p.m.
The production will be held Sunday at Cook Baptist Church, 2000 Cooktown Road in Ruston.

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Lock your vehicles or suffer the consequences

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Almost every Grambling City Council meeting, Grambling Police Chief Tommy Clark sounds like a broken record.
“Please remember to lock your vehicles,” says Clark with a sense of fatigue from repetition. “If you don’t lock your cars, things get stolen.”
Typically the announcement comes after a string of car break-ins happening in the community.
Ruston Police Department Deputy Chief Clint Williams recently alluded to the same recommendation during an interview about holiday safety.

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There is no place for sexual misconduct

Victims speaking out against their alleged sexual assault and harassment perpetrators continue to dominate the headlines for the latter part of 2017.
Celebrities, politicians and even journalists were some of the many different individuals accused of sexual misconduct in one form or another. In many cases, those same individuals either resigned or were fired from their jobs.
The issue was such a major part of 2017 that Time Magazine’s Person of the Year was The Silence Breakers movement — the hundreds of voices that launched a movement to speak about their alleged assailants.

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Tech WR Veal C-USA Co-Newcomer of Year

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IRVING, Texas — Louisiana Tech standout receiver Teddy Veal has garnered one of Conference USA’s top honors after the redshirt junior was voted Co-Newcomer of the Year by the league’s 14 head coaches, it was announced on Wednesday.

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Techsters hit road to play at UALR

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LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Louisiana Tech won’t enter an opponent-friendly environment as the Lady Techsters travel to face Little Rock at the Jack Stephens Center.
Tipoff is set for 6:30 p.m. today and the contest can be heard on the LA Tech Sports Network on KXKZ 107.5 FM, KTKC 92.7 FM and KJVC 92.9 FM with the pregame show starting at 6 p.m.

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Dunkin’ Dogs fall at home to SFA

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Louisiana Tech had its 11-game home winning streak snapped on Wednesday night as Stephen F. Austin scored the game-winning basket with five seconds left to break the 13th tie of the game in what ended with a final score of 85-83 inside the Thomas Assembly Center.
In what was a rollercoaster of a game, Tech (6-2) found itself up five after DaQuan Bracey drained a NBA-range 3-pointer with 4:47 left to go. From there though, SFA (8-1) continued to do what they did all night — force turnovers and get offensive rebounds — that allowed them to mount the comeback.

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JAs seek local nominations for award

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The Junior Auxiliary Betty Robbins Volunteer of the Year Award is an annual award presented to a Lincoln Parish resident who has made a difference in the lives of the children in the community.
Nominations are now being sought for this year’s recipient.

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December 6th

Malone suit could have unintended consequences

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FARMERVILLE — An issue raised by the attorney representing Karl Malone in his legal fight over access to Patterson Lake could have a far-reaching impact on access to other bodies of water in the parish and perhaps across the state.

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Bank of Ruston hosts Holiday Art Show

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The Bank of Ruston hosted its annual Holiday Art Show reception Tuesday at their downtown location. The display will be available for viewing for the entire month. This year, the show is honoring the North Central Louisiana Arts Council with “Mapping Out A Future For The Arts.” Local artists were commissioned to create art by using old Ruston maps. These pieces will be on display and for purchase throughout the month at Bank of Ruston’s Downtown Office location, 505 North Vienna St., during business hours 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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