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January 28th, 2014

Mrs. Zelia Faye Evans

Funeral services for Mrs. Zelia Faye Evans, age 82 of Dubach, will be held on Thursday, January 30, 2014 at 10:00 A.M. at New Prospect Baptist Church 3438 Hwy 167, Dubach. Burial will follow at Hasley Cemetery, in West Monroe, under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Ruston, Louisiana. Mrs. Evans was born in the Central community in northeast Louisiana on April 24, 1931 and passed away in Shreveport, Louisiana on January 27, 2014. Mrs. Evans was a long time active member of New Prospect Baptist Church.

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Mrs. Beverly Tyler

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Memorial services for Mrs. Beverly Tyler, 75, of Jonesboro, were held Sunday, January 26, 2014, at the Jonesboro Church of Christ with Brother Freddie Shows and Brother Jim Davis officiating.  Mamaw Beverly, as she was lovingly known, was born on May 18, 1938 and passed from this life on January 24, 2014.

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LINCOLN PARISH Public Safety Complex

LINCOLN PARISH Public Safety Complex
Self Support Tower Bidding Specifications
The Lincoln Parish Sheriff's Office will accept sealed bids on February 10, 2014 at 2:00 PM at 100 West Texas Avenue or P.O. Box 2070 Ruston, LA for the following:
General:

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LEGAL NOTICE

LEGAL NOTICE

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I, Daniel Lonard Cheeks, have been convicted of 14:42.1 FORCIBLE RAPE on June 19, 2000 - Place of Conviction: 01ST JUD. DIST. DA OFFICE LA
15:542 FAILURE TO REGISTER/NOTIFY AS A SEX OFFENDER on Feb 11, 2013 - Place of Conviction: 03RD JUD. DIST. DA OFFICE LA
My address is: 206 GARR RD, RUSTON, LA 71270
Race: Black
Sex: Male
DOB: 09/19/1967
Height: 6’3”
Weight: 190 lbs
Hair Color: Black
Eye Color: Brown
2td: January 27 & 28, 2014

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ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS

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LINCOLN PARISH SCHOOL BOARD BOND 2013
NEW ARTIFICIAL TURF
L.J. "HOSS" GARRETT STADIUM
RUSTON, LOUISIANA
COMMISSION NUMBER 1310A
Sealed bids for the construction of the following project will be received by the Lincoln Parish School Board, located at 410 South Farmerville Street, Ruston, Louisiana 71270, either by mail or hand delivery, no later than 2:00 PM. local time on Tuesday, February 25, 2014, at which time all bids will be publicly opened and read aloud. Bids received after the 2:00 PM. deadline will be returned to the bidder unopened.

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January 27th

LPSO: Major drug distributor arrested

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A major distributor of methamphetamine in northeast Louisiana is behind bars today as a result of a joint law enforcement operation.
Christropher Takewell, 37, of 873 Walker Road in Choudrant, faces charges of distribution of methamphetamine and possession of drug paraphernalia after his arrest Friday by Lincoln Parish Narcotics Enforcement Team agents.
Takewell’s arrested followed an approximately five-month investigation by LPNET, Lincoln Parish sheriff’s deputies, federal Drug Enforcement Agency agents and members of the Ouachita Parish Metro Narcotics squad.

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Family-friendly play takes the stage Friday

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Though it won’t quite be the Disney story many people are familiar with, Louisiana Tech University’s Stone Theatre will be alight with action, romance, comedy and adventure when “Aladdin and the Wonderful Lamp” takes the stage at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 2 p.m. Sunday.
“This is not the Disney cartoon movie version,” Paul B. Crook, director of the play and associate professor of theatre, said. “This is drawn straight from the tales of the Arabian Nights.”

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Rogers to run for judge spot

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Ruston attorney Tommy Rogers has announced his candidacy for the 3rd Judicial District Division B judgeship being vacated at the end of this year by retiring Judge Wayne Smith.
The election is in November. The 3rd District is Lincoln and Union parishes.
Rogers said he decided to run as a way to repay the community “for all of the good things that have happened to me growing up here, raising a family.”
Rogers is a graduate of Ruston High School, Louisiana Tech University and LSU Law Center. He has been a member of the Napper, Madden and Rogers law firm for 35 years.

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MLK Distinguished Award recipients announced

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Grambling State University has announced that six recipients will be presented awards at the third annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Distinguished Leadership Awards Luncheon on Feb. 4.
“We’re pleased to have a particularly strong group of honorees this year,” said GSU President Frank G. Pogue, who started the luncheon tradition.
“Having Arcadia and Monroe mayors, a state representative and a state senator, a woman who stands tall in her community and a basketball legend all in one place at the same time as we honor Dr. King and kick off Black History Month is truly remarkable.

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Man charged with aggravated assault after girlfriend’s floor shot

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A Ruston man remains in the Lincoln Parish Detention Center today charged with aggravated assault with a firearm following a shooting incident at his girlfriend’s apartment on Jan. 23.
Morgan Marks, 24, of 2102 Winchester Dr., was arrested at the Tech Town Apartments on Gilman Street after allegedly pointing a gun at his girlfriend and, at some point in the disturbance, firing it, Ruston Police Department Public Information Officer Sgt. Clint Williams said.

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