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November 9th, 2012

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 31, 2012 NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 31, 2012
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
The following application will be considered at a meeting of the Zoning Commission of the City of Ruston, Monday, November 19, 2012, at 5:30 P.M. in the Court Room, City Hall, 401 North Trenton Street.
Case No. 1136: Consideration of Petition for Annexation and amendment of the Master Plan by extending the Zoning and the Future Land Use Plan to the area considered for annexation into the Ruston corporate limits.
Applicant: Hanson Enterprises, LLC

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WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 31, 2012 NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 31, 2012
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
The following application will be considered at a meeting of the Zoning Commission of the City of Ruston, Monday, November 19, 2012, at 5:30 P.M. in the Court Room, City Hall, 401 North Trenton Street.
Case No. 1135: Application for Conditional Use Permit
Applicant: Cook Baptist Church
Location: 2000 Cooktown Road

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WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 31, 2012 NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 31, 2012
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
The following application will be considered at a meeting of the Planning Commission of the City of Ruston, Monday, November 19, 2012, at 5:30 P.M. in the Court Room, City Hall, 401 North Trenton Street.
Case No. 1126: Conceptual/Preliminary Plat Application for Planned Unit Development
Applicant: Mt. Pleasant Community Development Corporation, Inc.
Location: 5.78 acre tract lying East of Standifer Avenue and South of Maryland Avenue

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Bryan “poppy” James Burkhalter

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Bryan “poppy” James Burkhalter, 54, of Little Rock passed away November 6, 2012. He was born in Ruson, LA to the late Orum and Renna Burkhalter.

Bryan is survived by his wife Alpha Burkhalter, his three sons; Bradley, Brenton, and Brody Burkhalter. He is also survived by his two brothers; Steve and David Burkhalter and their wives. His step-children; Mr. & Mrs. Brandon Rogers and Mr. & Mrs. Michael Williams along with his grandchildren; Lola, Luna, and Brooklyn.

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Ruby Nell Barker

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Funeral services for Ruby Nell Barker, age 80, of Ruston will be held at 2:30 PM Sunday November 11, 2012 at Grace United Methodist Church in Ruston.

Ruby Nell Barker, beloved daughter of Elmo and Elaine Causey, was raised in Sterlington, Louisiana and moved to Ruston, Louisiana her senior year of high school. She graduated from Ruston High School at mid-term in 1950.

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Eddie James Lacy

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Services for Eddie James Lacy, 63, will be 11 a.m., Saturday, November 10, 2012 at Mt. Calm Baptist Church in Simsboro, Louisiana. Pastor Braggs will be officiating.

Open visitation will be from 12 to 7 p.m. Friday, November 9, 2012 at Heavenly Gates, 1339 Jewell St. Interment will follow in the church cemetery.

Mr. Lacy was born August 17, 1949 to Nathaniel and Naomi Lacy Sr. He was called unexpectedly to be with the Lord on November 1, 2012.

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November 8th

Classical music at LPL

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Concert on Saturday to feature Piatigorsky Foundation artists
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A program featuring classical masterpieces performed by two Piatigorsky Foundation artists, Heidi Krutzen, harp, and Ariel Barnes, cello, will be presented at 6 p.m. Saturday in the Lincoln Parish Library Events Center

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Honoring veterans

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There will be several programs presented in Lincoln Parish in honor of Veterans Day, which is on Sunday.
Beginning at 11 a.m. Friday, the American Legion Post 593, Grambling State University Army ROTC and the Greater Grambling Chamber of Commerce will present their 2012 Veterans Day Program.
The purpose of this program, open to the public, is to honor veterans from all Armed Forces.

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Choudrant names new alderman

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Firefighter Williams appointed to replace Croswell
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CHOUDRANT — Choudrant aldermen unanimously approved a motion to appoint a new alderman to their ranks at the monthly meeting on Monday night.
John Croswell, former alderman, recently tendered his resignation to the board of aldermen by sending a letter to the Secretary of State, as per procedure, after he moved outside of the village limits.
At the suggestion of Choudrant Mayor Bill Sanderson, aldermen appointed Choudrant firefighter and Ruston accountant Brandon Williams.

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Grant monies for home renovations

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Low-income Grambling and Simsboro residents may apply
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The village of Simsboro for the second time has received a Housing Preservation Grant (HPG) fund for the fiscal year 2012-13 in the amount of $230,787.81.
The village of Simsboro and Grambling State University, via its faculty personnel, have received the funding from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) via its Rural Housing Service (RHS) to initiate activities that are designed to provide housing renovation assistance to low and very low-income residents of the Simsboro and Grambling areas of Lincoln Parish. The purpose is to renovate their dilapidated single-family housing units in order for these housing units to meet the area building code.

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