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April 7th, 2014

Pet of the week

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This is Kay, she is a black Lab. Kay is around 2 years old, very sweet and quiet. She likes to play and would make a great family dog.  Adoption fees are $65. Call 251-DOGS for more information. Stop by and see all of the dogs at the shelter located at 290 Rodeo Road, just south of Tech Farm Road. The office is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday or by appointment.

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Club News - Happy Gardeners Society

The March meeting of the Happy Gardeners Society was held in Monroe in the home of Linda James. She and co-hostesses Emily Baugh and Liza Humphries served delicious refreshments.
Vice President Ellen Lacroix introduced our speaker Stan Hotard from the LSU Extension Office. Hotard spoke on spring gardening and gave some interesting tips on having a successful flower and vegetable garden.

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Workshop set for singing groups

The famed Alley Cats a cappella quartet will lead a special workshop open to all area singing groups at 1 p.m. May 3.  The free workshop will be in the gymnasium of Union Christian Academy, 700 S. Main St., Farmerville. The focus of the one-hour session will be on harmony, stage presence, and audience interaction for community, church, and school-based vocal groups and leaders.  The workshop is being presented by Union Arts Council, Union Christian Academy and the Bernice Historical Society. To pre-register, contact Mary Jane Jones at 368-7570.

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Support shown for DART event

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Nick Lawton, KTVE news reporter, met with organizers of the “Walk a Mile In Her Shoes” fundraiser for the Domestic Abuse Resistance Team which was held March 28 in Cook Park.  Pictured above, left to right, are Nick Lawton, Morgan Cayton and Lauren Fuller of Alpha Chi Omega Sorority; and Adam Wood and Eric Clapp of Kappa Sigma Fraternity. 

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Lewis Benjamin “Buster” Barnette

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Lewis Benjamin “Buster” Barnette, 73, of Dubach, passed away on April 6, 2014, due to a lengthy illness. The funeral service will be held at 10:00 AM on Wednesday, April 9, 2014 at First Baptist Church in Dubach. Bro. Todd Free will be officiating. Visitation will be held Tuesday from 4-6 PM at Owens Memorial Chapel Funeral Home. Burial will follow the funeral at Fellowship Cemetery in Dubach.

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Richard E. Paige, II

A memorial service for Richard E. Paige, II, will be held at 12 Noon on Tuesday, April 8, 2014, at the New Hope Cemetery in Choudrant, Louisiana.  Rev. Oda W. “Tuck” Roberts will officiate. Richard was the son of Rev. Richard E. “Dick” and Mary Lee Paige.  He was born on November 28, 1958, and he died in Monroe, Louisiana, after a lengthy battle with cancer. 

Richard is survived by his sister, Lauren Paige Law and husband, Dan, of Salamanca, New York; his brother, David Paige and wife, Kim, of Kennesaw, Georgia, and a large extended family.

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Eddie Jarmon

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Funeral services for Eddie Jarmon, 60 of Choudrant will be 2:00 PM Sunday, April 6, 2014 at Owens Memorial Chapel Funeral home in Ruston with Rev. Brad Jones officiating. Burial will follow in Forest Lawn Cemetery. Mr. Jarmon passed away suddenly April 3, 2014 in Monroe.

Eddie was an estimator at Owens Construction in West Monroe. An avid deer hunter, he loved NASCAR, spending time outdoors with his children and riding four wheelers.

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APPLICATION FOR THE ESTABLISHMENT OF THE GRAMBLING ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION

APPLICATION FOR THE ESTABLISHMENT OF THE GRAMBLING ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION
To the City Council of the
City of Grambling
State of Louisiana
We, the undersigned, duly qualified electors of the City of Grambling (the “City”), request your permission to organize and incorporate an economic development corporation, pursuant to the provisions of Chapter 27 of Title 33 and Chapter 2 of Title 12 of the Louisiana Revised Statutes of 1950, as amended. The following documents are attached hereto for your review and approval:
(1) proposed Articles of Incorporation;
(2) proposed Bylaws;

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GREATER WARD One Waterworks Customer

GREATER WARD One Waterworks Customer:

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TOWN OF DUBACH

TOWN OF DUBACH
REGULAR MEETING OF TOWN COUNCIL The Town Council of Dubach, Louisiana met in Regular Session Monday, March 17, 2014 at 6:30 pm at the Town Hall.
Present were Honorable Bob Jensen, Mayor and Council members Vallie Carrico, Hattie Graham, Robert Colvin, Donna Lewis, and Jessica Darden with the Ruston Daily Leader.
Absent: Davie Powell and Justina Hensley
Public Comments: NONE
Citizens attended: Randy Roberson.
The Meeting opened with Pledge of Allegiance and Invocation by Mayor Jensen.

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