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Crowder, Hardaway to exchange vows in September

Byron and Kathy Crowder, of Ruston, are pleased to announce the engagement and approaching wedding of their daughter Kristi Lynn Crowder to Corey Dale Hardaway, son of Wayne and Cheri Hardaway Jr., of Bush.

The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Charles Lane and Linda Bullock, of Ruston, and the late William “Billy” and Linda Crowder.

Kristi is a 2004 alumna of Ruston High School and graduated from Louisiana Tech University in 2007 with an Associate of Science degree in health information technology. She is currently employed with Louisiana Home Care in Ruston.

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Davis, Blackmon set to marry Aug. 13

Pamela Davis, of Arcadia, and James and Robin Davis, of Choudrant, are pleased to announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Rachel Lynn Davis, to Evan Lee Blackmon, son of Guyon and Lori Adams and the late Roy Blackmon.

The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Jerry and Paulette Davis, of Choudrant, the late William “Bill” Atteridge and Irene Atteridge, of Arcadia.

Evan is the grandson of the late Eubie D. and Laudie Mae Blackmon, of Baskin, and Robert Earl and Lena Mae Ross, of Start.

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Mann’s owes Choudrant fine on CHS

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CHOUDRANT — The Choudrant Village Council this week decided on what they felt was an appropriate punishment for the construction company handling the Choudrant High School building.
It was revealed during the regular June council meeting that Mann’s Construction, the company building the new CHS facilities, had failed to apply a building permit on two separate occasions.

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Shooting suspect arrested

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A man that Grambling police were seeking in connection with the shooting of a former University of Louisiana-Monroe football player is in jail.
Daniel “Knucklehead” Champ, 21, of 909 E. Florida St. in Homer, was booked into the Lincoln Parish Detention Center around 10:30 a.m.

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It’s party time

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Parents who are worried about the expense of sending their children back to school this month will have reason to celebrate this weekend.
At 10 a.m. Saturday, the Eighth Annual Family Day in the Park will kick off at Greenwood Recreation Center, located at 1306 Cornell Ave.
This yearly event is sponsored by the Tellis Cooper Foundation.

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Jacobs to speak to grads

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Louisiana Tech’s summer graduation ceremonies will begin at 2 p.m. Aug. 18 in the Thomas Assembly Center. Edward Jacobs, who served as dean of the College of Liberal Arts from 1997 until this year, will be keynote speaker.

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RCT does ‘soul’ searching

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Auditions for ‘Heaven Can Wait’ begin at 6 p.m.

With the cast of “Annie” wrapping up their final performance on July 31, the Ruston Community Theatre is now holding auditions for their newest play.
“Heaven Can Wait,” written by Harry Segall, tells the story of Joe Pendleton, a professional boxer who, when a plane flight goes awry, has his soul pulled from his body before he has died.

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Neighborhood conservation OK

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Ruston City Council members have given their stamp of approval to a plan that many believe could save some of the city’s historic neighborhoods.
During their monthly meeting Monday, aldermen approved the Neighborhood Conservation Overlay District ordinance, which would enable individual neighborhoods to propose guidelines about what is acceptable in their neighborhoods.

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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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