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November 18th

Club news: Littera Club meets

The members of Littera were greeted by hostesses Mildred Tuten, Maggie Carter and Marion Gist when they arrived at the Community Room of the Community Trust Bank. The tables were decorated with fall leaves and black birds. The Thanksgiving treat bags that were on the tables for each member had been made by the president, Emily Baugh. Pumpkin pie and coffee was served.
Littera members were welcomed by Baugh as she called the meeting to order and thanked the hostesses. Linda Jean Rolf led the Pledge of Allegiance and the club collect was led by Jean Lay.

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Hooshang’s art in home decor

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Ruston artist Hooshang Khorasani’s art is mushrooming in the home décor field. Work offered by his latest publisher has grown from three landscapes on illuminated canvases to around 200 items ranging from shower curtains to placemats.
The Colorado-based Dianoche Designs began working with Hooshang in late 2012 with three of his landscape paintings on pieces of art that double as lights. Now, Dianoche has added Hooshang’s abstract, equine, floral and digital work to the mix.

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Season sweep

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RJHS girls, boys cross country teams take first place in all meets
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Ruston Junior High School sent Coach Kathy Steed out in winning fashion as both the boys and girls teams completed their seasons by taking first place wins in every meet the competed in.
Steed is set to retire at the end of the school year.
“We have had a great season with all first place wins,” Steed said. “The boys and girls have worked hard every day and it paid off in the end.”
The last meet of the season as this held in late October at Good Hope Junior High School in West Monroe.

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Slaughter set for postseason play

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Cedar Creek won’t be the only Ruston flavoring in the ongoing Division IV state football playoffs as Jake Slaughter (5), grandson of Ruston’s Mickey Slaughter, a former Louisiana Tech and Denver Broncos quarterback as well as a Tech assistant coach, and son of former Ruston High and Tech defensive back Michael Slaughter, leads Ouachita Christian into second-round action Friday against Sacred Heart.

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Tech volleyball ends season with road loss

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HOUSTON — In its final match of the 2013 season, Louisiana Tech fell to the Rice Owls, 3-0 (25-20, 25-19, 25-19), Sunday afternoon at Tudor Fieldhouse in Houston.
In the season finale, Tech (7-22, 1-13 Cpnference USA) hit .233 and .324 in the first two sets, but faltered in the third set with a negative attacking percentage to end the match with a .170 percentage. Rice (11-18, 7-7 C-USA) ended the match with 50 kills and hit .343 over the course of three sets.

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‘Obamacare’ expert to speak in Lincoln

The Associated Press reported earlier this week that last month, less than 400 Louisiana residents were able to sign up for health insurance through the federally run online marketplace created under President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul.
With more than 14,000 people needing health insurance in the state, and very few answers about the defunct website, there is a lot of confusion and uncertainty when it comes to health insurance.
Luckily, Lincoln Parish will play host to one of the foremost experts on the Affordable Care Act — frequently called “Obamacare” — this week.

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LPPJ meeting could be a 'doozy'

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It looks like tonight’s the night a deal might be struck between the Lincoln Parish Police Jury and Lincoln Union District Atttorney’s Office.
The Lincoln Parish Police Jury has called a special meeting for 6:30 p.m. tonight to finalize and adopt its 2013 Amended and 2014 proposed budgets.
At 6 p.m. the LPPJ’s Finance Committee will meet to decide how much of a requested increase to give to the District Attorney’s Office and fit those figures into the budgets.

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LEGAL NOTICE

LEGAL NOTICE
Anyone knowing the whereabouts of George E. Robichaux, please contact James M. Wilkerson, Attorney at Law; 207 West Mississippi Avenue, Ste. 306; Ruston, LA 71270, (318) 255-9299.
1td: November 18, 2013

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NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE

NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE
CITY OF RUSTON
Sale of Scrap Materials as Surplus
Movable Property
Resolution No. 856 of 2013
SEALED BIDS will be received until the hour of 10:00 a.m. local time Tuesday, December 17, 2013 in the Purchasing Office of the city of Ruston located at the Ruston Public Works Complex, 701 East Tennessee Avenue, Ruston, LA 71270, at which time and place all bids received will be publicly opened and read aloud for the following Surplus Property.
DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY TO BE SOLD

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NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE

NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE
CITY OF RUSTON
Sale of Damaged Transformers as Surplus
Movable Property
Resolution No. 857 of 2013
SEALED BIDS will be received until the hour of 10:00 a.m. local time Tuesday, December 17, 2013 in the Purchasing Office of the city of Ruston located at the Ruston Public Works Complex, 701 East Tennessee Avenue, Ruston, LA 71270, at which time and place all bids received will be publicly opened and read aloud for the following Surplus Property.
DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY TO BE SOLD

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