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Combs, White to exchange vows

Mr. and Mrs. Rick Combs, of Baton Rouge, are pleased to announce the engagement and approaching wedding of their daughter Erica Leigh Combs to Kyle Daniel White, of Ruston.

The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Stella Fritcher and the late Martin N. Fritcher, of Baton Rouge, and Virginia Combs Davis and the late Frank Combs, of Ironton, Ohio.

Erica is a graduate of St. Joseph’s Academy and Louisiana State University School of Dentistry. She is employed as a dental hygienist with Randy Gauthreaux in Lafayette.

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Odom, Coker to marry

Richard Keith Odom, of Farmerville, and Pamela Davis, of Arcadia, are pleased to announce the engagement and approaching wedding of their daughter Jennifer Lea Odom to Scott Kenneth Coker.

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Smart money

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Ruston High School seniors scratched their heads and whipped out their calculators to consider how far they could stretch the dollars they made being financial specialists, television journalists, fast food workers or any number of other professions.
But, it wasn’t a career fair that filled the Civic Center with salary-conscious students; instead it was the first ever United Way Dollars and Sense Reality Fair.

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LPFD: Fire damage estimated at $150K

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The Lincoln Parish Fire Department responded to a structure fire on Beacon Light Road at 8:28 a.m. Wednesday. The first unit on the scene reportedly found a 2,400 square foot metal building totally engulfed in flames.
According to reports from the LPFD, the building was a privately owned mechanics‐type workshop located behind a residence.

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Lincoln school board receives clean audit

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Findings show only one problem

Lincoln Parish School Board President Otha Anders was excited by the report given by the board’s independent auditor Margie Williamson, with Allen, Green Wlliamson.
Anders exclaimed “Yay!” when she informed board members on Tuesday night that the report was very clean.
Williamson said the firm did have one finding, which was an issue with the maintenance procedures.

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Grambling hosts reading council conference

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The North Louisiana Reading Council held its spring conference at the Grambling Community Center on Saturday.
Local educators gathered to see two presentations at the conference. The conference began with a “Welcome” address from Grambling Mayor Edward Jones. Featured speaker Ann Buisson, teacher of academically gifted at the SMA Gifted Center in St. James Parish, gave a presentation on improving literacy titled “It’s Your Time to Listen.” Jimmy McJamerson, Nanthalia Jamerson and Hannah McCarty presented “Showcasing Poetry.”

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LPFD releases response stats

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The monthly emergency response statistics for the Lincoln Parish Fire Department have been compiled and released.
The LPFD responded to a total of 33 alarms during the month of January. These 33 alarms consisted of:

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Scouts lending a hand

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Ruston Cub Scout Pack 59 planted 300 flower bulbs on Jan. 28 in and around Huckleberry Trails Park and Nature Area, and in front of the Cypress Springs Elementary sign. The bulbs were provided to the University Hills Neighborhood Association by the Louisiana Keep America Beautiful program. Shown is Bear Scout Gregory Davis getting a lesson in bulb planting from Peter Gallagher, president of the University Hills Neighborhood Association.

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Increase knowledge of heart issues

The American Heart Association recognizes February as National Heart Month, but residents should know the preventative measures to take all year long to have a healthier body.
Dr. Michael Langiulli was on hand at the first National Wear Red Day Luncheon in Ruston to give out this information and to let men and women alike know the risk factors.

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Make Valentine's Day sweeter

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A few days remain until Valentine’s Day, so those who weren’t aware the holiday was approaching have a little time to plan.
When I mentioned something about the designated day of love to my husband the other day, his response was, “Oh. When is that?”
From my experiences and interactions with people, that stereotype of men not being as aware of Valentine’s Day has proven true. So for those guys who don’t know, the date is Feb. 14.

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