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May 19th, 2016

TOWN MEETING: DUBACH

TOWN OF DUBACH
REGULAR MEETING OF TOWN COUNCIL
The Town Council of Dubach, Louisiana met in Regular Session Monday May 16, 2016, at 6:30 pm at the Town Hall. Present were Honorable Robert Jensen Mayor, Council members Ruby Key, Donna Lewis, Robert Colvin, Monique Roberts and Derek Amaya with the Ruston Daily Leader.
Absent: Evelyn Graham
Citizens attended: None
The Meeting opened with Pledge of Allegiance and Invocation by Robert Colvin.

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LEGAL NOTICE

I, PHILLIP RIVERA have been convicted of 750.520 C, CRIMINAL SEXUAL CONDUCT, SECOND DEGREE ON Aug 13, 1998
9999 OFFENSE NOT LISTED on Nov 8, 2000.
My address is 102 E. Vaughn Ave RUSTON LA 71270
Race: White
Sex: Male
DOB: 06/25/1979
Height: 6’4”
Weight: 260 lbs
Hair Color: Black
Eye Color: Brown
2td: May 19 & 20, 2016

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Citizen’s Academy celebrates graduation

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At 6 p.m. Tuesday evening, a jury of 12 citizens gathered in the large courtroom, located on the second floor of the Lincoln Parish Courthouse in order to decide the fate of a young woman accused of manslaughter.

However, these participants were not the usual jurors, they were members of the Citizen’s Academy.

Men and women played the part of a jury to witness the final step in the criminal justice system as part of the first Citizen’s Academy.

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Man arrested in Grambling murder case

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A second person has been arrested in connection with the April 16 murder of a Ruston man.
The Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s Office has arrested Tyrone Lavell Singleton, 33, of 1221 Walter Road, Spearsville, on one count of murder — second degree.
LPSO Public Information Officer Maj. Chad Alexander said Singleton was arrested after investigators found sufficient evidence to tie him to the murder of Willie Earl Patterson Jr.
Jodi Adolphus, 33, was the original person arrested in regards to Patterson being shot several times in the upper torso outside the Legends Nightclub in Grambling.

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I.A. Lewis students prepare for RJHS

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More than 60 I.A. Lewis sixth graders participated in an event to discuss how the students will transition to Ruston Junior High School with their legacy in mind.
Students participated in healthy lifestyle activities, communication sessions and finished the day off with a Footprints activity with student volunteers from the Louisiana Tech University Kinesiology department.
Tammy Schilling, associate professor in the education department of Kinesiology, said the Footprints activity began with students choosing a color of paint.

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United Way does their part

United Way of Northeast Louisiana is focused on four key areas: education, income and health, as well as basic and emergency needs—the building blocks for a good quality of life.
In the area of education they increase local graduation rates.

READ.LEARN.SUCCEED., United Way of Northeast Louisiana’s education initiative, focuses on third grade students reading on grade level, with the ultimate goal of improving graduation rates. Studies show that students who cannot read on grade level by the third grade are four times less likely to graduate from high school than those who can.

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Eco Car teams good for community

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The 2015-16 Ruston High School Bearcat Motorsport Team consisted of Casey Baxter, Nathan Hegab, Madison Wooley, Kendall Carter, Micah Williams, Justin Griffin, Devin Rowland, Aaron Freeman, Trevor Morris and Daniel Cheng.
Remember these names because they will be everywhere for years to come.
I had the pleasure of spending an afternoon with Bearcat Motorsport Team for a story in the Ruston Daily Leader.
This is the second straight year I have done so.

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Tech’s Lange cards course record

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TUCSON, Ariz. — Victor Lange has a flair for finishes and Wednesday’s final round at the NCAA Regionals in Tucson was no different. A senior, Lange fired a Tucson Regional single round best 7-under-par (65) as he finished 11th overall in the three-round tournament at The Gallery Golf Club.
That 7-under-par round by Lange ties the collegiate course record at The Gallery Golf Club (North Course), matching the 7-under-par 65 shot by Stanford’s Patrick Rodgers at the 2014 Pac-12 Championship.

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Diamond ’Dogs to host No. 16 Rice

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In its final series before the Conference USA Championship, Louisiana Tech will host one of the league’s top teams on the diamond this weekend when the 16th-ranked Rice Owls travel to Ruston for the final three-game set of the season against the Bulldogs, beginning at 6 p.m. today at J.C. Love Field at Pat Patterson Park in Ruston.
Following today’s series opener, Tech and No. 16 Rice will face off at 6 p.m. Friday before wrapping up the weekend with a 1 p.m. first pitch Saturday at the Love Shack.

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Alcorn tops Grambling in first-round contest

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NEW ORLEANS — Grambling State’s seventh-inning rally fell a little short as Alcorn State escaped with an 8-7 win Wednesday during first-round place of the Southwestern Athletic Conference Baseball Tournament in New Orleans.
GSU is scheduled to play Southern University Thursday at noon at today Wesley Barrow Stadium. Southern suffered a big 27-9 loss to Alabama State University Wednesday.
The Tigers found themselves playing from behind for much of the first-round contest, erasing a four-run deficit in the fourth inning before falling behind by four again in the seventh.

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