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May 28th, 2013

Get rid of pesky grasshoppers

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With the approach of summer, homeowners and gardeners will notice the approach of one unwelcome creature in the landscape. Eastern lubber grasshoppers, also known as graveyard grasshoppers, are one of the few grasshoppers that can seriously damage agricultural and landscape crops. The lubber grasshopper is native to the southeastern and south central portion of the United States. Lubbers often invade residential areas and feast on flowering plants. These grasshoppers will migrate long distances to obtain preferred food, sometimes forming trails and following one another.

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Drive safely and buckle up

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Last week, my husband and I were driving home to enjoy our lunch break when we noticed some strange things going on with the car in front of us. The first oddity was that someone was throwing something tiny out of the white Jeep-like vehicle every 30 seconds or so. The best guess we came up with was the passenger was eating sunflower seeds.

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LEGAL NOTICE

NOTICE TO ESTABLISH A BRANCH
Notice is hereby given that Community Trust Bank, with a Main Office and domicile located in Choudrant, Lincoln Parish, Louisiana, has made application to the Federal Reserve Board and to the Louisiana Commissioner of Financial Institutions to establish a branch at 3838 Oak Lawn Avenue, Two Turtle Creek Village, Dallas, Dallas County, Texas, 75219. The Federal Reserve considers a number of factors in deciding whether to approve the application, including the record of performance of applicant banks in helping to meet local credit needs.

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LEGAL NOTICE

I, ERIK Mollerberg DOC# 478949, LA have applied for clemency for my conviction of simple burglary which occurred 10/19/2003 in Lincoln Parish, LA. If you have any comments or wish to communicate with the Board of Pardons please call 225-342-5421.
3td: May 27, 28 and 29, 2013

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WHERE ABOUTS

ANYONE KNOWING the whereabouts of the heirs of Meda M. Colvin Powdrill, please contact James M. Wilkerson, Attorney at Law, 207 West Mississippi Ave, Ste 306, Ruston, LA 71270, (318) 255-9299
1td: May 28, 2013

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WHERE ABOUTS

ANYONE KNOWING the whereabouts of the heirs of Melvin O. Colvin, please contact James M. Wilkerson, Attorney at Law, 207 West Mississippi Ave, Ste 306, Ruston, LA 71270, (318) 255-9299.
1td: May 28, 2013

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WHERE ABOUTS

ANYONE KNOWING the whereabouts of Martha Anne Jackson, please contact James M. Wilkerson, Attorney at Law, 207 West Mississippi Ave, Ste 306, Ruston, LA 71270, (318) 255-9299.
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May 27th

Honoring our protectors

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Americans gather to remember lost servicemen
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Americans planned to gather at cemeteries, memorials and monuments nationwide to honor fallen military service members on Memorial Day, at a time when combat in Afghanistan approaches 12 years and the ranks of World War II veterans dwindles.
President Barack Obama was expected to lay a wreath today at the Tomb of the Unknowns at Arlington National Cemetery across the Potomac River from Washington. Earlier in the morning, he and first lady Michelle Obama planned to host a breakfast at the White House with “Gold Star” families of service members who have been killed.

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Pay raises get go ahead

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Sales and Use Tax Commission bumps up employee salaries
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After a short discussion, it was agreed that the employees working for the Lincoln Parish Sales and Use Tax Commission will be given a 3 percent raise this year.
During their regular meeting earlier this month, commissioners approved a 2013-14 budget that included the raise for employees. The original budget, which had been introduced at the commissions previous meeting, had included a 2.5 percent budget.

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Three presidents honored at Tech’s Spirit Park

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Three new “residents” were welcomed into Louisiana Tech University’s Spirit Park recently, as bronze busts of Louisiana Tech Presidents Ralph L. Ropp (1949 – 1962), F. Jay Taylor (1962 – 1987) and Daniel D. Reneau (1987 – 2013) were unveiled during an afternoon ceremony attended by family, friends and administrators.
The three new busts join those of Albert Einstein, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Anne Frank and Voltaire in Spirit Park, which is located between Davison Hall and the Biomedical Engineering Building on the Louisiana Tech campus.

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