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February 24th, 2014

Springtime brings out DART’s season of giving

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There may still be frosty mornings and predictions of a wintry mix, but at DART, we are already planning for spring. For us, that means one thing: Radiothon!
We have already had two planning meetings for our 13th Annual Radiothon, and since this marks DART’s 20th Anniversary, we want it to be our best year ever.

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LPDC garden grows change

Last year was a pretty historic one for the Lincoln Parish Detention Center.
After several years of commercial management, the commission in charge of the facility decided it was time for a change. So far, the management change seems to be going well.
And, Warden Jim Tuten seems to be excited about continuing to make positive changes at the facility, which will improve the lives of inmates and the community. Last week, for example, the detention center broke ground on its first-ever garden.

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Jam brings people together

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One of the best things about living in Lincoln Parish is the way people here tend to look out for one another, and that showed again Saturday as the sounds of music danced through the air of downtown Ruston.
Musicians, and fans of all things musical, packed the houses at Ponchatoula’s and Sundown Tavern Friday and Saturday for the 15th annual John Simoneaux Memorial Jam.

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Regular Session

THE LINCOLN Parish School Board met in Regular Session on Tuesday, February 4, 2014, at 6:00 p.m. at the Lincoln Parish School Board, 410 South Farmerville Street, Ruston, Louisiana. Members present were Mr. Otha Anders, Mr. Michael Barmore, Mr. Curtis Dowling, Mr. Danny Hancock, Ms. Mattie Harrison, Ms. Lynda Henderson (left the meeting early), Mr. Trott Hunt, Mr. Eddie Jones (arrived after the meeting began), Mr. George Mack, Jr., and Mr. Joe Mitcham. Ms. Debbie Abrahm and Ms. Lisa Best were absent.

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LEGAL NOTICE

LEGAL NOTICE
Jan Michael Smith, I Sarah Smith want a divorce.
2td: February 21 and 23, 2014

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Mr. Thomas Russell Huffman, Jr. (T.R.)

A private graveside service for Mr. Thomas Russell Huffman, Jr. (T.R.), age 100 of Dubach, will be held at Hamilton Cemetery in Dubach. Officiating the service will be Rev. Barry Joyner. Services are under the direction of Owens Memorial Chapel Funeral Home of Ruston. Mr. Huffman was born September 2, 1913 in Dubach to Thomas Russell Huffman, Sr. and Laura Alice Autry Huffman. He died February 21, 2014 in Bernice. He was a lifelong resident of Dubach. Mr.

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Angie Lee Sanders

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Funeral services for Angie Lee Sanders, age 89, of Ruston, will be 2:00 P.M. Monday, February 24, 2014 at Kilpatrick Funeral Home Chapel in Ruston. Officiating the services will be Rev. Bill Reid. Interment will follow at Douglas Cemetery in Choudrant, LA under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Ruston. Mrs. Sanders was born November 8, 1924 and passed away February 21, 2014 following a brief illness. She was a member of Calvary Baptist Church. Mrs. Sanders is preceded in death by her husband, Louie Sanders; children, Glen Sanders, Linda S.

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Mr. Billy Joe Jacobs

Funeral Services for Mr. Billy Joe Jacobs, age 76 of Simsboro, will be held at 2:00pm Monday, February 24, 2014 at Owens Memorial Chapel in Ruston. Officiating the service will be Rev. Jason Cole. Burial will follow in Simsboro City Cemetery in Simsboro under the direction of Owens Memorial Chapel Funeral Home of Ruston.

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Lawrence H. Buckless II

Graveside services for Lawrence H. Buckless II, 76, of Ruston will be 2:00pm Monday, February 24, 2014 in Forest Lawn Cemetary in Ruston under the direction of Owens Memorial Chapel Funeral Home. Father Bill Easterling will officiate. Mr Buckless died Tuesday, February 18, 2014.

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February 23rd

Hunting Heritage banquet on docket

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Growing up in the South, I have always looked forward to spring and all it affords those who love to get into the outdoors to enjoy what the Good Lord has provided.
For me, that always meant that I’m spooling new line on my reels, getting them cleaned and lubricated, checking my tackle boxes taking inventory of what lures need new hooks and skirts and what needs to be replaced. Springtime means that bass, crappie and bream are headed for the shallows to spawn and wild horses couldn’t keep me away.

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