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January 7th, 2017

All-Lincoln Parish Football Team

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The 2016 Ruston Daily Leader All-Lincoln Parish gridiron squad:
OFFENSE
QB-Eric Outley-Ruston-SO
RB-Jessie Sawyer-Ruston-JR
RB-Johlik Madison-Lincoln Prep-JR
RB-Jace Moss-Cedar Creek-JR
WR-Carlos Hunt-Ruston-SR
WR-Donald Johnson-Ruston-JR
TE-Graham Hanes-Ruston-JR
TE-Ray Parker-Ruston-SO
OL-Josh Riggs-Cedar Creek-JR
OL-Josh Colvin-Ruston-SR
OL-Chandler Ford-Ruston-SR
OL-John Skeeles-Cedar Creek-JR
OL-Jake Pipes-Cedar Creek-JR
K-Brandyn Reaser-Ruston-SR
RS-Tahj Atkins-Lincoln Prep-SO
RS-Chandler Hay-Cedar Creek-SO
ATH- Tanner Disotell-Cedar Creek-SR
DEFENSE

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Aldermen to consider bond ordinance

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Meeting begins at 5:30 p.m. Monday

Ruston’s Board of Aldermen is expected to vote Monday on a proposed ordinance that’s the next step in the city’s pursuit of state approval to issue up to $34 million in bonds for local transportation projects.
The ordinance and accompanying public hearing top the agenda for the board’s 5:30 p.m. meeting at City Hall. The meeting is open to the public.
Among other items up for consideration:
• Repairs to two water wells;

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Mitchell recognized by CVB

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The Ruston Lincoln Parish Convention & Visitors Bureau is proud to announce the 2016 recipient of the Lincoln Parish Hospitality Award is Joshua Mitchell, owner of Jodami Design and creator of Ruston Makers Fair and Railroad Makers and Music Festival.
“We’re thrilled to be able to present this award to Josh,” said Travis Napper, CVB President/CEO. “Not only is it well-deserved for the work he’s already done, but we’re certain his success and direct impact on our area is only just beginning.”

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TID project good for city, state

If all goes according to plan, Ruston’s Board of Aldermen will approve an ordinance Monday night that’s the next step in the city’s push to get permission from the state bond commission to issue up to $34 million of sales tax increment revenue and refunding bonds.
The money would be used in part to extend portions of the Interstate 20 service roads. Ruston’s request is on the bond commission’s Jan. 19 agenda.

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Southern boys do not like ice

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I am proudly a southern man, no doubt about it.
Ruston is more than far enough north for this New Orleans native, and Friday’s weather firmly reminded me of that fact.

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Reader writes about bad stoplight

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Since 1974, when I was appointed Postmaster, I have been proud to call Ruston and Lincoln Parish home. You will not find better people anywhere. We also have governmental leaders who seem to have our best interest and safety at heart. Our local law enforcement is second to none. The same goes for our firefighters, homeland security and others who keep us safe.

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Athletics in the modern world

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Your favorite sport? Maybe reading?
Football season is still ongoing. Basketball is just cranking into high gear. Spring training is right around the corner. Don’t feel constrained. All the while, entertainment is not limited to wins and losses. Just read, from a printed or electronic source.

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Ruston Junior High: Student, teacher of the year announced

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RJHS 2016-2017
Teacher of the Year

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I.A. Lewis: Students work with community

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During the season of giving I.A. Lewis has a lot to be thankful for.
We thank Cathi Cox and Project ACHIEVE for allowing our student council a few of the Ruston Kiwanis Terrific Kids to attend a local production of the historical drama “It’s a Wonderful Life” at the Dixie Center for Performing Arts.
We were also able to thank a few of our local community partners including Bancorp South, The Cleaners of Ruston, and WHATABURGER. On our visit to the Cleaners of Ruston, our students got a personal tour of the popular Ruston business thanks to the kindness of owner Mary Shepherd.

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Cougar tales top outdoor news

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Within the past month, interest within the outdoors world in our state became focused on northeast Louisiana, Morehouse Parish in particular, because of a trail camera photo of a wild creature that has mesmerized the public, especially hunters.
The image on the camera depicted a cougar/panther/mountain lion/puma walking past a feeder one night in November. This image triggered comments on Facebook from several who have either heard a cougar, seen a cougar, have photos of a cougar or found cougar tracks.

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