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Spillers Concert Canceled

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The piano performance by Rita Spillers originally scheduled for 10 a.m. Friday at the Lincoln Parish Library Events Auditorium has been canceled.
For more information, contact Tony Lewis at 513-6410.

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Village takes smaller fine

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Aldermen OK $500 from Mann’s Construction
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Money was on the mind at the regularly scheduled Village of Choudrant meeting on Tuesday night.
Aldermen discussed a fine that was issued to the construction group renovating Choudrant High School, as well as several grants. They also discussed concerns about the fire station project and the rezoning of a piece of land.

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Sewer, drainage upgraded

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There are a couple of projects going on around the city of Ruston. The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development is working to rehabilitate the drainage system in the area of City Hall. City engineer Richard Aillet said the installation of new drainage pipes will encompass Georgia Avenue from Monroe to Trenton streets, and then turn north on Trenton Street and go through Carolina Avenue. Aillet said the improvements will reduce flooding in the area when it rains.

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Franklin leaves jury race, Roberson remains

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Dubach resident Mike Franklin is withdrawing from the race for Lincoln Parish Police Jury District 4.
Despite qualifying for the Oct. 22 election, the incumbent announced this week he will not seek re-election due to personal conflicts.
“I want to thank the people of District 4 for letting me serve you for the past four years,” Franklin said. “It has been an honor and privilege to hold this seat. I hope the decisions I’ve made have helped make Lincoln Parish a better place.”

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Club seeks votes

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With fundraisers being held year-round and active community support for the Boys and Girls Clubs of North Central Louisiana there are still times they come up short.
But there could be an easy solution that would give the club a significant financial boost.
The club has been chosen as a finalist for a $50,000 online voting grant through Pepsi Refresh.
The club had to submit a presentation along with hundreds of others and be chosen as a finalist to even be able to compete for the grant.

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Bearcats: ‘Home sweet home’

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RHS has rare five straight games at James Stadium
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Ruston High’s football team can put the travel gear away for a while.
For the next five weekends, the Bearcats will be staying on their own field.
That’s right, a rare five straight appearances at James Stadium, starting with Friday night’s meeting against Arcadia.
It’s one of the most unusual scheduling twirks in RHS history or, for that matter, any school.

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McCown passes first test for Jags

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During quarterback Luke McCown’s postgame news conference, one TV reporter started a question by saying, “Josh.’’
McCown, a former star at Louisiana Tech University, replied, “It’s Luke,’’ and then pointed to a door and said, “He’s right out there if you want me to get him.’’
Since Luke has an older brother (Josh) who has played in the NFL and Luke is still trying to make a name for himself, it’s not surprising he gets called by the wrong name at times.

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Chambers guides way in NLWS win

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New Living Word Junior High got a double-double from Desiree Chambers to register a 21-14 girls’ basketball victory over Athens Junior High earlier this week.
Chambers finished with 15 points, 11 rebounds and two steals.
Also aiding the win were Kourtney Rollins (nine rebounds, two steals), Triniti Calcote (two points, four steals), Ja’Myan Eugene (two points, three rebounds, two steals) and Bryanica Houston (two points, two rebounds, two steals).

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Artwork to be displayed

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Beginning Friday at the Enterprise Center, two Louisiana Tech professors of architecture will showcase works of art for the Ruston community to view.
Students and co-workers know Troy Malstrom and Michael Williams, assistant professors of architecture, for their analog and digital techniques.
Malstrom leads second and third year design studio classes, graduate level craft studios, computer application courses and is the director of the digital fabrication and rapid prototyping laboratory.

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Edwards speaks at club meeting

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Ruston’s Rusty Edwards with the Louisiana State Fire Marshal’s office was guest speaker at the Tuesday noon meeting of the Ruston Lions Club. Edwards told the group about some of the advances in disaster preparedness, which were initiated as a result of Hurricane Katrina.

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