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November 14th

LEGAL NOTICE

LEGAL NOTICE
Anyone who knows the whereabouts of or has any other information concerning RODNEY BUVENS please contact M. SHANE FREDERICK, Attorney at Law, 207 Frazier Road, Ruston, LA 71270, 318-550-6154 (office), 318-251-5103 (facsimile).
3td: November 13, 14 and 15, 2013

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November 13th

LPPJ tables DA funding

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Sides hope to discuss options

The Lincoln Parish Police Jury tabled Lincoln/Union District Attorney Bob Levy’s request for a significant increase in funding for his office Tuesday night to give the two sides time to meet and try to “discuss options” about how much additional money should be given to the DA’s office.
Meetings between the LPPJ and Levy concerning the requested funding are expected to take place over the next several days.
The LPPJ also tabled approval of its 2013 amended budget and 2014 budget until the issues with Levy’s office are worked out.

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Dorothy Watts McCalla Hart

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Graveside services for Dorothy Watts McCalla Hart will be held at 10:00 am, Wednesday, November 13, 2013 at McCormick Cemetery under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home, West Monroe. Dorothy Watts McCalla Hart, 84, died peacefully at her residence on Sunday, November 10, 2013, after a lengthy illness. Mrs. Hart spent her life as a homemaker and dedicated wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, and great- great-grandmother. Mrs.

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McAllister offers views on various topics

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Two candidates for 5th District disagree on approaches to issues
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Fifth District Congressional runoff candidate Vance McAllister said the United States should fence its borders in an effort to curb illegal immigration.
“A fence, I think that’s as simple as can be. There’s nothing wrong with putting a fence on the border,” McAllister told about 45 people at the North Central Louisiana TEA Party’s monthly meeting Monday night.
McAllister, a Republican from Swartz, faces fellow Republican state Sen. Neil Riser in Saturday’s general election to fill the 13 months remaining in former Congressman Rodney Alexander’s term.

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CTB named one of the best banks to work for in the U.S.

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Community Trust Bank has been named one of the top three Best Banks to Work For by American Banker magazine in the $3 to $10 billion range. The program, which was initiated in 2013 to identify, recognize, and honor the best banks to work for in the nation, is a project of American Banker and Best Companies Group.

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Community invited to play video games created by students

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Gamers, unite.
Communication design and computer science students at Louisiana Tech University have collaborated this quarter in an advanced web class to create various video games, which will be displayed todaywith a Game Launch.
The Game Launch is the culmination of 10 weeks of game design and development by five student teams. This collaborative effort has allowed each team of students to create their own mobile game.

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‘Air Force friendly’ option available at Tech

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Louisiana Tech University will offer a new “Air Force friendly” option for its popular online Master of Science in Engineering and Technology Management (MSETM) program, beginning in the winter academic quarter.
The online MSETM, offered through Tech’s College of Engineering and Science, is a 33 credit hour, nonthesis program that can be completed entirely online, making it ideal for busy Air Force personnel facing a high tempo of operations and frequent deployments.

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Dunkin’ ’Dogs set for home opener

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Tech takes on Centenary College tonight in the Thomas Assembly Center
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Louisiana Tech looks to bounce back from a disappointing season-opening loss as the Bulldogs return to the Thomas Assembly Center for their home opener versus in-state foe Centenary tonight.
Before taking the floor to try to win their first game of the season and its 19th straight in the TAC, the Bulldogs will be honored for their Western Athletic Conference regular season championship a year ago with a ring ceremony and a dropping of the banner.

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G-Men lose 114-71 to No. 17 Marquette

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MILWAUKEE (AP) — Grambling State’s head coach Joe Price knew he’d be in for a long night against Marquette.
Chandler Thomas scored 26 points and grabbed 11 rebounds and A’Torri Shine added 17 in his first start of the season, but it wasn’t enough to keep Grambling State from losing 114-71 to No. 17 Marquette on Tuesday night. It was the 30th-straight loss for the Tigers.
“We just knew we were up against a tough team,” Price said. “They’re very physical.”

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Tech headed to home of Duck Commander debut

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When Louisiana Tech plays at Rice Stadium on Saturday, it will be playing on a field that holds a fair amount of Bulldog football history.
Before he made international fame making duck calls and starring one of cable’s highest-rated TV shows (Duck Dynasty), Phil Robertson was a quarterback at Louisiana Tech. His collegiate debut came on Sept. 18, 1965. at Rice Stadium against the Owls.
In that game at Rice, Robertson completed three of his five attempted passes for 37 yards and netted three yards on two rush attempts in the 14-0 loss.

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