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February 12th, 2014

Joy M. Williams

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Funeral services for Joy M. Williams are will be Thursday, February 13th 2014 at 10:00 a.m. at Owens Memorial Chapel, preceded by visitation from 9:00-10:00 a.m. Burial will follow at Forest Lawn Cemetery under the direction of Owens Memorial Chapel Funeral Home of Ruston. Mrs. Williams, 86, passed away February 10th at her home in Ruston after battling with dementia for many years. She was born February 12, 1927 in Bossier City, Louisiana, attended public schools in northeast Texas, and married the love of her life on July 12, 1944 in Arcadia.

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Harris “Ray” Canterbury

Funeral services for Harris “Ray” Canterbury, age 93, of Simsboro, Louisiana will be held at 11:00 AM Thursday, February 13, 2014, at First Baptist Church in Simsboro, Louisiana. Officiating the service will be Bro. Johnie Adkins and Bro. Jason Cole. Interment will follow at St. Rest Cemetery on Highway 146, Dubach, Louisiana under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Ruston, Louisiana. Mr. Canterbury was born August 29, 1920, and passed away February 10, 2014.

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February 11th

Kupcakes for Kids set for Friday

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It's almost time for the sixth Annual "Kupcakes for the Kids" fundraiser to benefit St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. The event is set from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. Friday at Community Trust Bank Financial Center, located at 1511 N. Trenton St.

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Brown in the DA race

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Third Judicial District felony prosecutor Cary Brown has become the first officially announced candidate for the district attorney’s job being vacated by retiring DA Bob Levy.
Brown formally announced his candidacy Monday night before a crowd of supporters gathered at Ruston’s Historic Fire Station. The 3rd Judicial District is comprised of Lincoln and Union parishes.
“As a native of Ruston with family also in Union Parish, I can tell you that no one cares more about the citizens of this jurisdiction and their protection than I do,” Brown said.

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Schools closed today

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Schools across the parish will be closed today and some will stay closed on Wednesday.
Just after 2 p.m. Monday, Superintendent of Schools Danny Bell said that schools in the Lincoln Parish School System would be closed today and Wednesday due to just released weather information.
"We participated in the National Weather Service webinar," Bell said. "We have made the decision to cancel classes tomorrow and Wednesday. There appears to be a significant threat of ice and freezing rain, especially along the I-20 corridor."

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Celebrating a ‘Timeless Tradition’

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More than 200 mom’s and daughters carried their dolls to a “Timeless Traditions” movie and tea party hosted by Ruston’s nonprofit group Quota International. During the event, 7-year-old Emory-Cooper Leggett decided to give the most coveted item of the day — a genuine American Girl Doll — away to her best friend, Kady Rowley.
“Kady always wanted one, and I already had Molly, so I gave her Saige,” Emory-Cooper said.

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Turning a job into a career

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For Chris Turner, working at Ruston’s Super 1 Foods was supposed to have been just a college job.
“I was buggy boy, bathroom cleaner, gofer, everything,” Turner said.
Now, 20 years later, he’s the store director, with a second-floor office that has a large plate-glass window offering a bird’s-eye view of almost all of the nearly 55,000-square-foot market.
“I started working for the company and it was a good company to work for,” Turner said. “I can’t sit at a desk. I’m a people person.”

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Weed, feed products for turf grass weed control

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During this time of year I always receive calls on using turf weed and feed products. One must remember that weeding and feeding are two different operations. Normally these operations are accomplished separately, but sometimes they can be done in combination — but not always with the best results.
Essentially, two types of weed and feed herbicides are most often available to home consumers. Read the label completely for materials present and usage restrictions.

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Tech’s COES honors its 2014 Distinguished Alumni

The College of Engineering and Science at Louisiana Tech University is honoring alumni from the college’s academic departments, who have distinguished themselves during their careers and in service to the university, by selecting them as their 2014 Distinguished Alumni.
The names, degree programs, year of graduation and current positions and city/state for each of this year’s Distinguished Alumni are as follows:
• Mohammad F. Kiani, biomedical engineering, 1987 — Chair of the Mechanical Engineering Department at Temple University in Philadelphia, Pa.

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Bulldogs introduce new DC

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Manny Diaz says C-USA championship is his only goal
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Manny Diaz sounded like a man on a mission as he was officially introduced him as Louisiana Tech’s new defensive coordinator Monday in a press conference in the Charles Wyly Athletic Center.
“Our whole mentality is we want to play championship defense,” Diaz said. “We want to be the defense that can win us a Conference USA championship. That’s our sole focus.”
He replaces Kim Dameron, who was named last month as new head coach at Eastern Illinois.

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