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July 15th, 2017

East Kentucky bridge reopens Monday

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The rebuilt East Kentucky Avenue Bridge is scheduled to open at 8 a.m. Monday.
The two-lane bridge has been closed since the end of May for widening and shoring along the portion of Colvin Creek that runs beneath the span.
But officials caution motorists to be aware that when the bridge reopens, the project won’t be finished. Construction crews will still be working around the roadway through October, John Freeman, Ruston’s construction projects supervisor, said Friday.

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‘A world of fun for kids with special needs’

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For 30 years, MedCamps of Louisiana has served thousands of special needs youth from the region to experience one of America’s greatest pastimes — summer camp.
“You get introduced to a whole new world at camp,” said Caleb Seney, MedCamps director. “It’s just a really special place.”

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Local grads donate items

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Recent high school graduates Sarfraz Ahmed, shown here, and Davis Glen Ellis have donated clocks and a utility wagon to the Pine Hills Advocacy Center using proceeds from a lemonade stand the two set up in downtown Ruston. Pine Hills Director Julia Summersgill said the surprise gifts were items the center needed for its counseling and forensic interview rooms. Ahmed is a 2017 Cedar Creek School graduate; Ellis, a Ruston High grad.

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Local couple celebrates golden anniversary

Lane and Sharon Martin, of Dubach,celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary, Saturday. They were married in 1967. Their children are Randy Martin, Angel Martin, Jeremy and Misty Luginbill, Jeff Martin, Dawn Martin and Lannie Martin. Their grandchildren are Mason Hammons, Taylor Hammons, Benson Hammons, Waylon Hammons, Dominique Evans, Jessica Luginbill, Jared Luginbill, Sierra Luginbill and Brayden Luginbill.

Lane is retired from highline construction, and Sharon is a retired housewife and babysitter to all the grandchildren. Lane enjoys golf and Sharon enjoys arts and crafts.

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Cox, Ross celebrate wedding

Mallory Leigh Cox, of Ruston, and Collin Albert Ross, of Mandeville, were united in holy matrimony during a 6 p.m. ceremony yesterday at Temple Baptist Church.

The Rev. Matt Slate officiated the ceremony.

The bride is the daughter of Dr. and Mrs. Kenneth Cox, of Ruston. She is the granddaughter of Dr. and Mrs. Jack Cox, of Ruston; and the late Rev. Jesse and Lois Smith.

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Local couple celebrates 32 years of marriage

Charlie and Carolyn D. Grisby, of Ruston, will celebrate 32 years of marriage on July 19. The couple has two daughters, Cheryl and Tiyishia, and three sons, Tonney, Skilo and Joshua. They have fourteen grandsons.

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July 14th

ARAMARK EDUCATIONAL SERVICES LLC

ARAMARK EDUCATIONAL SERVICES, LLC is applying to the Office of Alcohol and Tobacco Control of the State of Louisiana for a permit to sell beverages of HIGH and LOW alcohol content at retail in the Parish of LINCOLN at the following addresses: Louisiana Tech University (305 Wisteria St., Ruston, LA 71272): Joe Aillet Stadium, 1450 W. Alabama Ave., Ruston, LA 71270; J.C. Love Field at Pat Patterson Park, Ruston, LA 71270; and Thomas Assembly Center, 1620-1810 E. Martin Luther King Jr Ave, Ruston, LA 71270. Officers of ARAMARK EDUCATIONAL SERVICES, LLC are:
JAMES P. BOGGS, PRESIDENT

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ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 29

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that an Ordinance titled:
ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 29 OF THE CODE OF ORDINANCES OF THE CITY OF RUSTON, LOUISIANA BY CHANGING CERTAIN OF THE DISTRICT BOUNDARIES PROVIDED FOR THEREIN.
Case No. 1312: Application for Zoning Amendment - From R-25, One Family Residential to R-10, One Family Residential.
Applicant: Cypress Run Holdings, LLC
Location: East Side of South Barnett Springs Street, directly across from 1004 South Barnett Springs Street

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TRUE SCARBOROUGH

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Memorial services for True Scarborough, 76, of Ruston will be held at 2:00 PM on Saturday, July 15, 2017 at Kilpatrick Funeral Home Chapel in Ruston, LA. Rev. Clayton Owen and Rev. Brad Jones will officiate. Visitation will be Saturday, July 15 from 1 PM until the service at Kilpatrick Funeral Home. True was a member and Deacon at First Baptist Church in Ruston. He also enjoyed attending Pleasant Grove Baptist Church in Choudrant. True retired from the U.S. Air Force as a Lt. Colonel. He loved the outdoors, especially hunting and fishing.

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CLYDE O'NEAL WILSON JR.

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February 16, 1953 - July 10, 2017 Clyde O'Neal Wilson, Jr. of Houston, Texas died July 10, 2017. Services will be Saturday, July 15, 2017 at McCoy & Harrison Funeral Home, 4918 Martin Luther King Jr. in Houston, TX 77021. Viewing begins at 11:00 and Funeral Service will follow at 1:00 pm. A Celebration of Life Memorial will be held on Saturday, July 22, 2017 at New Rocky Valley Baptist Church, 2155 Martin Luther King, Jr Ave, Grambling, LA 71245. Clyde was born February 16, 1953 in Winnfield, Louisiana to the late Clyde O'Neal Wilson, Sr. and Emma Conely Wilson, the third of four children.

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