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August 12th, 2017

Lincoln Parish schools back in session

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P.E. teacher Loy Seal, top photo, directed students to their classes as Cypress Springs Elementary School opened for the first half day of classes Friday. Bottom photo, teachers and faculty greeted students with a “Welcome Back” sign as Cypress Springs Elementary School opened for the 2017-2018 year. Full-day classes begin Monday.

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Take the guesswork out of choosing investments

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Asset allocation is a strategy that can help take the guesswork out of choosing investments for your portfolio. Instead of putting all your eggs in one basket, you spread your eggs (dollars) among a variety of baskets (stocks, bonds, and cash). The baskets can be further divided within each type of investment.

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Retirement income — when will I spend it?

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Question: I read somewhere that on average I need 70 percent of my working income in retirement. Does that sound about right?
Answer: Last week we began examining this issue by identifying four bases you need to cover in your planning for retirement income: you need contentment for emotional health, a baseline budget for financial health, and a budget for both expected big stuff and unexpected bad stuff to make sure neither causes your financial house to collapse on your head.

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Stay calm on the investment ‘roller coaster’

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Unless you live near an amusement park that does a lot of advertising, you probably didn’t know that Wednesday is National Roller Coaster Day. Actual roller coasters provide people with thrills. But as an investor, how can you stay calm on the “roller coaster” of the financial markets?
Here are some suggestions:
Know what’s in front of you

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Stay calm on the investment ‘roller coaster’

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Unless you live near an amusement park that does a lot of advertising, you probably didn’t know that Wednesday is National Roller Coaster Day. Actual roller coasters provide people with thrills. But as an investor, how can you stay calm on the “roller coaster” of the financial markets?
Here are some suggestions:
Know what’s in front of you

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Visit to Quebec, Miss., stirs old memories

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On our way home from a weekend getaway to Mississippi, my wife and I exited Interstate 20 for a stop in Tallulah. As we approached the on-ramp to get back on the interstate, a sign abruptly changed our plan. That particular on-ramp was closed, necessitating an alternate route west toward home.
Highway 80 parallels the interstate and we proceeded along the highway with cotton and soy bean fields stretching for thousands of acres on either side of the road, making for an impromptu but enjoyable side trip.

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August 11th

Maggie Otwell Fincher

Maggie Otwell Fincher, 87, of Dubach, passed away on August 8, 2017 in Ruston, LA. Funeral services will be held on Monday, August 14, 2017 at 11:00 AM at Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Ruston. Burial will follow at Vienna Cemetery in Vienna, LA. Visitation will be 10:00 AM until 11:00 AM, Monday, August 14, 2017 at Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Ruston.

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Lt. Col. Edward L. Hlavaty USAF

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Lt. Col. Edward L. Hlavaty USAF, (Ret.)1930-2017 Lt. Col. Edward L. Hlavaty, retired United States Air Force pilot took his final flight on August 5, 2017 at the age of 87. He was born July 19, 1930 in Crete, Nebraska and was a resident of Lillie, Louisiana. Visitation will be held Saturday, August 12, 2017 from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. at Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Ruston, Louisiana. Funeral services will be held on Sunday, August 13, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. at Glory Ministries in Junction City, Arkansas.

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ORDINANCE NO. 1706 OF 2017

ORDINANCE NO. 1706 OF 2017
ORDINANCE AMENDING THE ZONING CODE OF THE CITY OF RUSTON, LOUISIANA
BE IT ORDAINED BY THE BOARD OF ALDERMEN OF THE CITY OF RUSTON, LOUISIANA:
1. Sec. 2.2 of the Zoning Code of the City of Ruston, Louisiana (the “Code”) is amended by adding the definition of Medical Facility and amending the definition of Neighborhood Center to provide as follows:
Sec. 2.2. DEFINITIONS

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Doc. 58244

MORTGAGE EQUITY CONVERSION ASSET TRUST 2011-1
IN THIRD DISTRICT COURT,
PARISH OF LINCOLN
STATE OF LOUISIANA
Vs.No.
58244 THE UNOPENED SUCCESSION OF OF ANNA BROWN LEBLANC, (A/K/A ANNA MAE BROWN, ANNA MAE LEBLANC), ET AL

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