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July 18th, 2013

Council selects auditors, passes resolution

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The Ruston City Council selected its auditors for the fiscal year ending on Sept. 20, 2013, and also passed a resolution regarded the Louisiana Community Block Grant (LCDBG) Program during its monthly meeting held July 8.
Aldermen passed a motion to select certified public accountant Douglas Brewer, who has been doing the city’s audits, to return to that role for the upcoming audit.
The council did vote to raise Brewer’s pay to $58,750, up from the $58,500 Brewer was paid for the last audit.

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Revels, Eley to wed in August ceremony

Elizabeth T. Revels and Nathan Brody Eley, both of Ruston, are happy to announce their engagement and approaching wedding.

The bride-elect is the daughter of Susan Tuten, of Ruston, and Jim and Linda Tuten, of Ruston. She is the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Carl Luttring, Mildred Tuten and the late Joe Tuten.

Elizabeth is a graduate of Ruston High School, University of Louisiana at Lafayette and the University of Louisiana at Monroe. She is currently employed by the City of West Monroe.

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Prepare for I-20 eastbound slowdowns

The bad news is that if you’re headed east down Interstate 20 in the near future, prepare for slowdowns and short stoppages.
The good news is that it will make for smoother rides in the future.
Louisiana’s Department of Transportation and Development has started a $11.4 million project, which DOTD Secretary Sherri LeBas said has been planned for about two years, to resurface the eastbound lanes of I-20 from Louisiana Highway 146 to the Ouachita Parish line, a distance of approximately six miles.

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Empathy, lit and music

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Have you ever watched a movie or TV show so attention-grabbing that you caught yourself forgetting where you were for a few moments? Maybe afterwards, if it was a martial arts movie, you found yourself throwing some kicks and punches at some imaginary thugs breaking into your house. Or maybe, if it was a drama, you just remained in your seat, dazed and wondering what a certain character is going to do next?

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Tech’s Enemkpali named to watch list

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Louisiana Tech defensive end IK Enemkpali has been named to the watch list for the 2013 Rotary Lombardi Award.
Enemkpali was one of 107 student-athletes named to the list, which is limited to down linemen, end-to-end, either on offense or defense, who set up no farther than 10 yards to the left or right of the ball, or linebackers who set up no farther than five yards deep from the line of scrimmage.

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’Dogs projected to finish third in C-USA West

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Conference USA announced the 2013 preseason all-conference awards and the projected order of finish Wednesday with two Bulldogs honored.
The team is projected to finish third in the West Division of Conference USA receiving 72 points, just four points shy of projected second place finisher Rice. Tulsa and East Carolina were selected to finish first win the West and East Divisions, respectively.

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RPAR Standings

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This week’s standings in the Ruston Parks and Recreation Department leagues:
• Coed Adult Softball: Rehab, 9-2; 2 Legit, 8-2; Pitch Slappers, 8-4; BearClaws 7-4; Pass the Hit Stick, 8-4; Bank of Ruston, 6-5; Free Ballerz, 6-6; Dawgzilla, 6-6; Hunt, Guillot and Associates, 6-6; Turbo Goats, 4-7; Chili’s Bar and Grill, 4-8; Grace United Methodist Church, 2-10; MCS, 1-12
• 5-6 Year-Old Youth Basketball: Nuggets 3-0; Celtics 1-1; Lakers 1-1; Hawks 1-1; Bobcats 0-3

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Sarah Margaret Regan

Sarah Margaret Regan, age 70, died Monday, July 15, 2013. Born December 17, 1942 in Washington DC, she was the loving daughter of Attorneys William J. Regan and Margaret Caroline Henderson Regan, both of whom predeceased her. She is survived by her sister, Star-Beth Regan of Chattanooga. After WWII, her family moved to Miller Beach, Gary, Indiana where Sarah attended Saint Mary's Grade School and William A. Wirt High School. Sarah continued her education and earned a BA in Philosophy from Marian College, Indiana, an MA in Communication, Indiana State University, Terra Haute, Indiana.

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LEGAL NOTICE

LEGAL NOTICE
We, East End Mini Mart, are applying to the office of Alcohol and Tobacco Control of the State of Louisiana for the permit to sell beverages low alcoholic content at retail in the Parish of Lincoln at the following address: 604 Martin Luther King Dr., Ruston, LA 71270. Double A LLC, d/b/a East End Mini Mart.
/s/Salwan M. Mohamed
2td: July 18 & 19, 2013

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LEGAL NOTICE

LEGAL NOTICE
I, Salwan M. Mohamed, am applying to the City of Ruston for a permit to sell beverages of low alcoholic content at retail in the City of Ruston at the following address: 604 Martin Luther King Dr., Ruston, LA 71270. Double A LLC d/b/a/ East End Mini Mart.
/s/Salwan M. Mohamed
2td: July 18 & 19, 2013

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