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February 11th, 2013

Enjoy a sweet treat, help a child in need

When someone is diagnosed with cancer, the news is heartbreaking. However, when a child is diagnosed with cancer, the news is devastating. For an adult to brave that fight is one thing, but for a child to face the possibility of death is something words cannot describe.

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Gender stereotyping still OK?

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Is gender stereotyping the last form of acceptable prejudice?
For all those rolling their eyes at this point, you may stop. I am by no means going on a male bashing/woman sympathizing rant.
However, with the new policy that is presumably going to allow women in combat roles, a heated debate has dominated the news, and has even brought in a few ‘Letters to Editor” here at the Ruston Daily Leader.

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LEGAL NOTICE

LEGAL NOTICE

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I, Wallace Pike, have been convicted of 14:81 INDECENT BEHAVIOR WITH JUVENILES on Feb. 22, 2005. My address is 844 MADDEN RD, RUSTON, LA 71270.
Race: Caucasian
Sex: Male
DOB: 02/14/1987
Height: 5’8”
Weight: 180 lbs
Hair Color: Blonde
Eye Color: Blue
2td: February 11 & 12, 2013

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ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS SEALED BID # 2013-0011

ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS SEALED BID # 2013-0011
SEALED BIDS will be received until the hour of 10:00 a.m. WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 27, 2013 in the Purchasing Office of the city of Ruston located at the Public Works Complex, 701 East Tennessee Avenue, Ruston, LA 71270, at which time all bids received will be publicly opened and read aloud, for furnishing the city of Ruston with
THE PURCHASE OF NEW TRANSFORMERS FOR THE CITY OF RUSTON LIGHT & POWER DEPARTMENT
As per specifications on file:
The city of Ruston
Purchasing Office
701 E. Tennessee Ave.
Ruston, LA 71270
(318) 251-8631

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REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS Audio/Video Conferencing System

REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS
Audio/Video Conferencing System
RFP # 2013-0012
SEALED PROPOSALS will be received until the hour of 10:00 a.m. local time, THURDAY, MARCH 14, 2013 in the Purchasing Office of the city of Ruston located at the Ruston Public Works Complex, 701 East Tennessee Avenue, Ruston, LA 71270 for proposing to the city of Ruston, Louisiana a new Audio/Video Conferencing System.
As per specifications on file:
The city of Ruston
Purchasing Office
701 E. Tennessee Ave.
Ruston, La 71270
(318) 251-8631

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ANTIOCH CEMETERY Association

ANTIOCH CEMETERY Association

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Durwood E. Matlock

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Durwood E. Matlock of Ruston went to be with his Lord and Savior on February 10, 2013 at the age of 63. Durwood was born on January 13, 1950. He was a member of the Pleasant Grove Baptist Church in Choudrant, LA. He was a long-time employee of Ruston Industrial Supplies, Willamette Industries and Weyerhaeuser.

He was preceded in Death by his parents, Elmo C. and Frances McGee Matlock; his paternal grandparents, Richard H. and Bell Coile Matlock; and his maternal grandparents, Durwood C. and Burmah Davis McGee.

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February 10th

NOTICE OF PUBLIC AUCTION

NOTICE OF PUBLIC AUCTION
JEM Investments of Ruston, L.L.C. d/b/a 33 North Storage shall sell at public auction the following described movable property owned by Erica Denise McMurray to wit 1407 Cornell Avenue, Ruston, LA. 71270.
Leather couch, bed rails, marbled top dresser, dresser (2) lighted, clothes, miscellaneous items.

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Ben C. Smith

Ben C. Smith, 80 of Cumming Ga. passed away Tuesday February 5 at his home with family.

Ben was born in 1932 to Paul Kimbrell and Ray Smith and raised in Ruston, LA. He played football for Louisiana Tech and graduated with a chemical engineering degree in 1957.

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February 9th

Man faces drug charges

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A 19-year-old man was arrested early Friday morning after the Lincoln Parish Narcotics Enforcement team conducted a dorm-room search in conjunction with Grambling State University police.
According to the arrest affidavit, Jonathan Banks, of 1924 Martin Ave. in Baton Rouge, was found in GSU Building 500, Room 217, and arrested on five warrants for distribution of marijuana. At least three of those warrants were reportedly for distribution on campus. He also faces an additional charge of possession with intent to distribute marijuana.

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