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November 4th, 2014

Bill Rogers

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Funeral services for Bill Rogers will be held at Trinity United Methodist Church on Wednesday, November 5, 2014, at 2:00 p.m. with visitation at the church at 12:30 p.m. prior to the service. The Reverend Brian Mercer, together with Reverend Gary Willis and Reverend Leslie Stephens will officiate at the services under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home.

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LEGAL NOTICE

LEGAL NOTICE
I, Richard Bridges, DOC #439523, have applied for clemency for my conviction of possession of cocaine. If you have any comments, contact the Board of Pardons (225)342-5421
3td: Nov. 4, 5, 6, 2014

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LEGAL NOTICE

LEGAL NOTICE
There will be a public sale of surplus vocational equipment held at Ruston Junior High School Family & Consumer Science Department on Thursday, November 6, 2014 from 8:30 am to 3:00 pm.
Items include Bernina and Pfaff brand sewing machines of various working conditions. All sales are final and for CASH only. Lincoln Parish School Board reserves the right to reject any offer.
2td: November 2 & 4, 2014

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LEGAL NOTICE

LEGAL NOTICE
SHREVEPORT FEDERAL CREDIT UNION VS. THE UNOPENED SUCCESSION OF JOHN W. WILLIS ET AL. Docket Number: 40651 Ruston City Court, Ruston, Louisiana
Notice: Please take notice that The Unopened Succession of JOHN W. WILLIS has been named as a defendant in the above styled cause of action regarding the seizure and sale of certain 2012 Nissan Maxima. Any heirs or legatees of The Unopened Succession of John W. Willis, or anyone knowing the whereabouts of same, must immediately contact Melanie K. Shrell, Attorney at Law, 919 N. Trenton St. Suite 106, Ruston, LA 71270
or at 318-278-7968

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November 3rd

Election Day begins at 6 a.m. Tuesday

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Lincoln Parish voters go to the polls Tuesday to vote on a long list of local, regional and statewide officials, plus help decide the fate of 14 proposed state constitutional amendments.
Polls are open from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Among the most-watched races on the ballot are those for mayor of Ruston, 3rd Judicial District attorney, Division B district judge, and the contests for U.S. representative and U.S. senator.
In Grambling, former Mayor Martha Andrus, whose term ended in controversy, is attempting a comeback in a race against first-term incumbent Mayor Ed Jones. Both are Democrats.

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Agents seek to help locals find their new home, business

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After many years of dabbling in the real estate business, JPS Realty owners Tami Alexander and Jason Bullock decided it was finally time to open their own shop in the area.
“We’ve been friends for 20 years,” Alexander said. “We’ve done real estate work together, and we thought it was time to get together and build a business.”

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LPSB to meet on Tuesday

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The Lincoln Parish School Board will hold its regularly scheduled meeting Tuesday night with several items to be discussed including new policy manual revisions to align with changes in state legislature.
Personnel director Mary Null said the new laws have been studied and reviewed by Forethought Consulting Company and changed accordingly.
One revision to be suggested will be limiting terms of elected school board membership to three consecutive four-year terms.

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Summit takes the reins

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The Tyler Summit era for Lady Techsters basketball began in winning fashion Saturday night, with Louisiana Tech topping Mississippi College 85-26 in exhibition play at the Thomas Assembly Center. The game marked the head coaching debut for the 23-year-old Summit, who guided the Lady Techsers to the win with Tech legend and Hall of Fame coach Leon Barmore sitting in the stands looking on. The Lady Techsters will play another exhibition game Saturday when they play host to LSU-Alexandria at 6 p.m.

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Amendment 14 seeks to limit tax legislation

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Editor’s Note: Louisiana voters will be asked to decide on 14 proposed amendments to the Louisiana Constitution on the Nov. 4 ballot. This is the final installment in a series of articles provided by the Public Affairs Research Council of Louisiana to better inform voters about the issues that will be on the ballot.
Amendment 14 is asking for voters to only allow tax-related legislation during odd-numbered years.
Current Situation

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Congratulations to area alumni

Ruston High School and Louisiana Tech University each held an alumni awards banquet Friday to honor outstanding graduates who have gone on to do exceptional works in the Lincoln Parish Community and beyond.
The RHS Alumni Association’s 2014 Achievement Award recipients honored three Ruston High School teachers and four graduates.
This year’s distinguished educator winners were current teacher, Emily Howell, retired Home Economics teacher, Frances Harrison and teacher of science, the late Sybil Edmunds.

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