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January 24th, 2014

Owners express interest in new zoning opportunities

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Several property owners in Ruston’s core landmark zoning district say they want to be part of a proposed new classification that would give them more commercial options for their property.
About 20 landmark zone property owners met informally Thursday night with city Planning Administrator Pat Doane and Zoning Administrator Jim Hays to discuss a possible change. Doane and Hays said they hope to add property owners’ suggestions to a list of zoning code recommendations that will go before Ruston’s Planning and Zoning Commission on Monday night.

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Fire commission elects 2014 officers

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The Board of Commissioners of Fire Protection District No. 1, met Tuesday night for their regular monthly meeting.
On the agenda was the election of officers. Richard Aillett was elected chairman and Ray Robinson was elected as vice-chairman.
Also on the agenda was the consideration of 2014 health insurance premiums.
Sumer Parnell, clerk, said the insurance stayed with Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana and premiums went up $150 from 2013 to this year for coverage of the eight full-time employees.
The board also discussed two committees and made appointments for each.

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Man charged with cultivating marijuana

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Lincoln Parish Narcotics Enforcement Team nabbed two more residents on drug-related charges.
At approximately 5:24 a.m. Thursday, LPNET agents executed a search warrant at 2207 Lilly Drive.
Upon entering the residence, agents reportedly made contact with Jonathan Charles Smith, 20, of 2207 Lilly Drive, and three other roommates detaining each of them.
The agent made known to Smith and residence of their rights per Miranda and that he had a search warrant to search the residence.

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Plette, Thompson to marry

Mary-Arthur Thompson, of Ruston, and Michael Plette, of Shreveport are pleased to announce their engagement and approaching wedding.

Mary-Arthur is the daughter of Russ and Ann Thompson, of Ruston. She is the granddaughter of Dickie and Melba Thompson, of Ruston, Linda Boyd, of Ruston and the late John Boyd.

She is a 2010 graduate of Ruston High School and a 2013 graduate of Louisiana Tech University. She graduated magna cum laude in Family Child Studies. She is currently employed at Life Choices of North Central Louisiana.

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Adams, Walpole to unite in matrimony

Corky Adams, of Winnsboro, and Jed Walpole, of Ruston, are pleased to announce their engagement and approaching wedding.

Corky is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Glenn Adams, of Downsville. She is the granddaughter of the late Charles Hebert, Ms. June Hebert, of West Monroe, Ms. Tillie Adams, of Winnsboro, and the late Buddy Adams.

She is a 2009 graduate of West Monroe High School and a 2013 graduate of Louisiana Tech University.

Jed is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Mike Walpole, of Ruston. He is the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Leaman Best, of Ruston, and Mr. and Mrs. J.N. Walpole, of Ruston.

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McDonald, Campany to marry in Florida

Kyle and Tisdale McDonald, of Ruston, are pleased to announce the engagement and approaching wedding of their daughter Jessica Brooks McDonald to Port Nelson Campany, of Collierville, Tenn.

Brooks is the granddaughter of A.W. and Diane McDonald, of Stonewall, and the late Herschel and Susie Jo Knight.

Port is the son of Dr. Nelson and Dr. Betsy Campany, of Collierville, Tenn. He is the grandson of the late Mr. and Mrs. Ara Nelson Campany Jr. and the late Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Lytle Powell Jr.

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Lilly, Davison to wed

Photo by KEVIN BEASLEY- Rachel Ann Lilly, of Ruston and Thomas Paul Davison, of Choudrant, are pleased to announce their engagement and upcoming wedding.

Rachel is the daughter of Mr. Roy Miller Lilly III, of Minden, and the late Mrs. Susan Hall Johnson, of Arcadia.

She is the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Bobby Gene Hall, the late Mrs. Lillian Hays Lilly and Mr. and Mrs. Roy Miller Lilly Jr., of Gibsland.

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Celebrating Valentine’s Day locally

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Cooped up in our little NCLAC office, still shaking off the cold from our commute to work, our thoughts turned to warmer things this week, like the idea of soon making Valentines this year for our loved ones.

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Tech plays host to two art exhibitions

Louisiana Tech’s School of Art is hosting two artist exhibits, which began Tuesday.
Megan Singleton’s exhibit, “Ten Thousand Daughters Woven into Bayou Braids,” is being displayed in the F. Elizabeth Bethea Gallery. She will spoke at 5 p.m. Tuesday, at the gallery. Dan Estabrook, who will have his exhibit “The Ache, The Cure” in the adjacent Mary Wilfred Moffett Gallery, will speak at 11 a.m. Jan. 30.

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Bulldogs slam Charlotte, 80-60

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Ten minutes into Louisiana Tech’s Conference USA contest Thursday against Charlotte, the Bulldogs found themselves struggling on their home court.
Fortunately for Tech, 30 minutes remained on the clock.
Charlotte built as much as an eight-point lead early on before watching it slowly evaporate as the Bulldogs rebounded to take a 80-60 win before a crowd of 3,250 at the Thomas Assembly Center.
With the win, Louisiana Tech is now 16-4 and 4-1 in C-USA while Charlotte fell to 12-6 and 3-2.

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