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August 4th

AgCenter is worth protecting

The Lincoln Extension Office of the LSU AgCenter offers many different programs to benefit locals in a variety of ways.
The AgCenter program offers 4-H classes to local school children, assistance to local farmers and other agricultural services, such as the livestock show that will take place beginning at 8:30 a.m. Saturday at the North Louisiana Exhibition Center.

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Qualities to look for when voting

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Campaign season is here.
Already the Ruston Daily Leader has published several announcements for candidates seeking positions as state representatives or senators. If one looks around town, there are various little colorful signs beckoning attention for candidates.

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Power, 'sugar dates' and college loans

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The girl next door could be a prostitute. In fact, your daughter’s best friend may be a prostitute. She won’t call herself that. She won’t even think of herself that way.
“I needed the money for school,” a college student named Taylor told The Huffington Post. “I just did what needed to be done.”

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Two local men booked on battery charges

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In separate incidents two Lincoln Parish residents were arrested for battery charges on Wednesday. At around 4:30 p.m., Joseph Lloyd Battle Sr., 45, of U.S. Highway 80, was arrested for reportedly hitting a female victim and was charged with second degree battery.
According to the affidavit, two Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to the residence in reference to a battery that had already occurred.

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Cheerleaders receive awards at camp

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The A.E. Phillips Junior High cheerleaders recently returned from an NCA summer camp. The camp was held at Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas, and attracted more than 75 squads from the surrounding states.

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Preseason practices heating up

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Most people realize that football is a contact sport and there is an element of danger involved.
But what if the danger doesn’t come from hard-hitting contact? The record-setting temperatures blasting the area in recent days have made things tough on everyone, but imagine starting football practice in the middle of a blistering heat wave.

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Is GSU clear-cut pick in SWAC’s West?

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GRAMBLING — Grambling State University is favored to win the Western Division of the Southwestern Athletic Conference football race in 2011.
Well, by some, but not all preseason prognosticators. While the head coaches in the 10-member league have circled the Tigers as the club to beat, there are other evaluators saying, “Whoa, not so fast.”

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BUSINESS REVIEW - 8/4/11

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Check out local businesses in our Business Review feature...

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LEGAL NOTICE

LEGAL NOTICE

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I, NIKIMBA WILSON have been convicted of CARNAL KNOWLEDGE OF A JUVENILE in the Lincoln Parish Court. My address is 203 WATER TANK RD. LOT 37, RUSTON, LA 71270.
Race: BLACK
Sex: MALE
DOB: 3/15/1976
Height: 6’3”
Weight: 220 lbs
Hair Color: BLACK
Eye Color: BROWN
Scars, tattoos, other identifying marks:
NONE
2td: August 3 & 4, 2011

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LEGAL NOTICE We, New United Petroleum

LEGAL NOTICE
We, New United Petroleum Enterprises, are applying to the office of Alcohol and Tobacco Control of the State of Louisiana for the permit to sell beverages of high and low alcoholic content at retail in the Parish of Lincoln at the following address: 1111 Cooktown Rd., Ruston, Louisiana 71270.
New United Petroleum Enterprises., dba Ziggy’s
/s/ E. W. Banks, President
2td: August 3 & 4, 2011

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