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Davis wins top columnist, Russo awards

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NATCHITOCHES — O.K. “Buddy” Davis, longtime sports editor of the Ruston Daily Leader, was selected as the Columnist of the Year for Class II when the Louisiana Sports Writers Association announced its 2011 writing contest awards on Sunday.
The Ruston High School and Louisiana Tech University graduate received the award for three columns that he did during the past year.

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Everyone should know gun safety

With the gun bill on the ballot this fall, and the recent accidental shooting in Lincoln Parish; gun safety should be a priority, even amongst those who are law abiding gun owners and those who do not own a firearm.
In fact, according to the Centers for Disease Control National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, 554 people died from unintentional firearm incidents in 2009. One hundred and fourteen of those victims were between 0-19-years-old and 48 were ages 14 and under.

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Life stories worth hearing

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Being a reporter, assignments and subject matter may differ greatly. Some assignments, I look forward to with great anticipation, others, not so much. However, even on days that outings are less than exciting, I know I am very lucky to do something I really love.
One of the best aspects of my job is getting to meet people from all walks, with different stories and different stations in life. This is the interesting part. You never know where someone has been, or what wisdom they may share, unless you talk with them.

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Arkansas Brothers rock the fest

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Blues-rock-and-roots band Arkansas Brothers Band took the stage on Saturday night during the 2012 Squire Creek Louisiana Peach Festival. The group played a concert at 7 p.m. before headliner Sammy Kershaw took the stage.

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Summertime roping

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Various events such as individual and team calf roping took place during the annual Peach Festival Rodeo on Friday and Saturday night.

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Peggy Pearson May

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Funeral services for Peggy Pearson May, age 74, of Dubach will be 11:00 A.M. Tuesday, June 26, 2012 at Fellowship Baptist Church in Dubach, LA. Rev. Connie Smith and Rev. Randy Lee will officiate the service. Interment will follow in Fellowship Baptist Church Cemetery under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home of Ruston.

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LEGAL NOTICE

LEGAL NOTICE

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I, Timothy Rhone, have been convicted of 14:80 CARNAL KNOWLEDGE OF A JUVENILE on May 1, 1995. My address is 1405 CARINAL ST., RUSTON, LA 71270
Race: Afr Amer
Sex: Male
DOB: 12/17/1977
Height: 5’10”
Weight: 195 lbs
Hair Color: Brown
Eye Color: Brown
2td: June 24 & 25, 2012

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ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS SEALED BID # 2012-0018

ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS SEALED BID # 2012-0018
SEALED BIDS will be received until the hour of 10:00 a.m. TUESDAY, JULY 10, 2012 in the Purchasing Office of the city of Ruston located at the Public Works Complex, 701 East Tennessee Avenue, Ruston, LA 71270, at which time all bids received will be publicly opened and read aloud, for furnishing the city of Ruston with
THE PURCHASE OF TWO (2) NEW HYBRID ELECTRIC VEHICLES (HEV) TRANSFORMERS FOR THE CITY OF RUSTON LIGHT & POWER DEPARTMENT
As per specifications on file:
The City of Ruston
Purchasing Office

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O. C. Payne

Funeral services for O. C. Payne, age 82, of Ruston will be 2:00 P.M. Tuesday, June 26, 2012 at Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Ruston. Rev. Larry Thatcher will officiate the service. Interment will follow in New Bethel Cemetery in Bryceland, LA under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Ruston. Visitation will begin at 1:00 P.M. until service time.

Mr. Payne was born September 3, 1929 in Mansfield, LA and died June 24, 2012 in Arcadia, LA.

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Harold P. Thomas

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Funeral services for Harold P. Thomas were held on Monday, June 25, 2012 at 1pm at Edmonds Funeral Home Chapel. Officiating was Rev. Stuart Toms and Chaplin Steve Hughes. Interment followed in the Quitman Cemetery in Quitman, LA. Visitation was held on Sunday, June 24, 2012 at Edmonds Funeral Home from 4-8pm.

Mr. Thomas was born on May 15, 1920 and passed away on June 21, 2012. He was 92.

Mr. Thomas is survived by his wife, Mary C. Thomas of Quitman, LA and a host of nieces and nephews.

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