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December 12th

Former Bearcat representing LSU on SEC Community Service team

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BATON ROUGE — Senior tight end John David Moore has been selected to represent LSU on the Southeastern Conference Community Service Team for 2017, the league office has announced.
The SEC names a Community Service Team for each of its 21-league sponsored sports, looking to highlight an athlete from each school who gives back to his community through superior service efforts.

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Harry Marvin “Bud” Morrison

Harry Marvin “Bud” Morrison, 76, of Choudrant, LA passed away on December 10, 2017. Graveside services will be held at 2:00 PM Wednesday, December 13, 2017 at Longstraw Cemetery in Choudrant under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home of Ruston. Brother Gerald Nelson and Brother Brad Jones will officiate.

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Virginia Tinsley

Memorial services for Virginia Tinsley, 97, of Bernice, LA , will be held at 1:00 PM on Wednesday, December 13, 2017 at the First Baptist Church in Bernice, LA, under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home of Ruston, LA. Rev. Charles Malone will officiate. Visitation will precede the service beginning at 12:00 PM at the church.

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Darline Grafton

Funeral services for Darline Grafton, 95, of Bernice, LA will be held at 2:00 PM, Thursday, December 14, 2017, at Pisgah Baptist Church in Bernice. Bro. Jeff Hurst and Bro. Eric Harkins will officiate. Interment will follow at Pisgah Cemetery under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home of Ruston, LA. Visitation will precede the service beginning at 12:00 PM at the church.

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Grambling pair deserve recognition

The Ruston Daily Leader congratulates a pair of Grambling State legends for being honored by the Southwestern Athletic Conference earlier this month.
College Hall of Fame baseball coach Wilbert Ellis was honored with a SWAC Alumni Lifetime Achievement Award while former women’s basketball head coach David Ponton was inducted to the 2017 Southwestern Athletic Conference Hall of Fame.

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Correction Notice

Greater Ward One Waterworks District
P O Box 637
Ruston, La. 71273
318-255-7995
This institution is an equal opportunity provider and employer
2016 Water Quality Report - Correction Notice: Greater Ward One Waterworks District Water System - LA1061007. The following data for the highest chlorine running annual average was missed in our previously published 2016 Water Quality Report:

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MRDL: Maximum residual disinfectant level - The highest level of a disinfectant allowed in drinking water.

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Praise trees for beauty during winter season

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I’m well aware that there may be some readers who are in the midst of a leaf battle right now and are cursing their trees. But let me just remind you to take a deep breath, put the rake down for a minute, and look around at the beauty that is everywhere in the piney hills of north Louisiana this time of year. While our area doesn’t exactly rival New England in the fall, the yellow maples and orange sweet gums contrasted with the green pines and even the trees whose leaves have already turned brown just take my breath away.

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Civic Engagement Institute proves to be success

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One of the sweetest things about the holidays is reflecting on wonderful memories from years gone by. Take the year we were building our home in the country.

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December 11th

Hockey team coming to Ruston rink

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Shreveport Mudbugs set clinic for youngsters

Members of the Shreveport Mudbugs hockey team will take to the ice at Ruston’s artificial ice rink on Thursday to perform drills, sign autographs and teach the basics of the game to area youngsters.
The free, come-and-go event is from 4 to 6 p.m. at the rink located in the parking lot of the Historic Fire Station on East Mississippi Avenue. The Mudbugs’ appearance is sponsored by the team and the city of Ruston.

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