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October 28th, 2013

Florence Collie Johnston

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Funeral services for Florence Collie Johnston, 75, will be held on Monday, October 28, 2013 at Rose-Neath's Southside Chapel in Shreveport at 2500 Southside Drive. Officiating will be Rev. Dr. B.J. “Rocky” Maddox and Rocky Paul Maddox. Visitation will begin at 2:00 p.m. with a service following at 4:00 p.m. Graveside services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, October 29, 2013 at the New Hope Cemetery in Choudrant, LA. She is preceded in death by her husband of 52 years, Bobby Johnston, her parents, Algie and Lucelia Collie; siblings, John Bill Collie, Marnee Stephenson and Alice Howard.

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Mr. I.B. Emmons Jr

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Funeral services for Mr. I.B. Emmons Jr., 81 of Ruston will be 2:00 PM Monday, October 28, 2013 at Emmanuel Baptist Church in Ruston with Dr. Michael Hawley officiating. Burial will follow in Forest Lawn Cemetery under the direction of Owens Memorial Chapel of Ruston.  Mr. Emmons died Friday, October 25, 2013 in Ruston. Mr. Emmons was a US Army Korean War veteran and longtime member of Emmanuel Baptist Church.  He was retired from T.L. James in Ruston and was an avid hunter and fisherman. He is preceded in death by his son, Paul P. Emmons. Mr.

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Dr. Ronald H. (Ron) Thompson, Sr

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Dr. Ronald H. (Ron) Thompson, Sr., passed away suddenly on the morning of October 24th, 2013. Visitation will be held at Kilpatrick Funeral Home on Sunday from 5 pm to 8 pm. The funeral service will be at Temple Baptist Church on Monday at 3 pm, with Rev. Dale Oden presiding, with interment following at Pine Memorial Gardens under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home of Ruston, LA. Adopted as an infant from the Memphis Children's Home by Roy and Marie Thompson, of Monroe, LA, Ron found his biological parents when he was 50 years old.

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Dr. Byron Curtis Dickerson

Dr. Byron Curtis Dickerson, 50, died on Wednesday, October 23, 2013 in Suwanee, Georgia. He was born in Lake Charles, Louisiana on September 22, 1963, the first born twin of Ural Weldon and Alma (Ricks) Dickerson. He was the grandson of Heward and Arvie Ricks and Jesse and Omega Dickerson. He graduated from Ruston High School in Ruston, La. in 1981. He completed his undergraduate studies at Louisiana Tech with a degree in Zoology and went on to earn his medical degree from LSUMC in Shreveport, Louisiana.

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Meeting

THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS FROM GREATER WARD ONE WATER WORKS DISTRICT WILL CONDUCT THERE MEETING ON MONDAY, NOVEMBER 4,2013 AT 7:00 P.M. AT THE WATER OFFICE ON HADDOX ROAD. THE AGENDA WILL BE:
OLD BUSINESS
1. UPDATE ON COLLINS WElL
2. UPDATE ON HANDICAP PARKING
NEW BUSINESS
1. 2014 BUDGET
2. AMEND 2013 BUDGET
3. ELECT OFFICERS
FINANCIAL REPORTS
1td: October 27, 2013

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PUBLIC NOTICE

PUBLIC NOTICE
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN
ORDINANCE NO: 1003013-1
AN ORDINANCE, TO PROHIBIT THE OPERATION OF BOTTLE/BYOB CLUBS WITHIN THE CITY OF GRAMBLING, LOUISANA AND REPEAL ALL PRIOR ORDINANCES TO THE CONTRARY was introduced by Council member Roy Jackson and seconded by Council member Cathy Holmes. on October 3, 2013. A Public Hearing will be held on the Ordinance and the Ordinance will be considered for adoption at the Monthly Meeting of the Mayor and the Council to be held at 5:30 p.m., on November 7, 2013 Council Chambers/ Courtroom, City Hall, 127 King Street, Grambling, Louisiana.

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Regular Session

THE LINCOLN Parish School Board met in Regular Session on Wednesday, October 16, 2013, at 12:30 p.m. at Choudrant High School, 2555 Highway 80, Choudrant, Louisiana. Members present were Ms. Debbie Abrahm, Mr. Otha Anders, Mr. Michael Barmore, Ms. Lisa Best, Mr. Danny Hancock, Ms. Mattie Harrison, Mr. Trott Hunt, Mr. George Mack, Jr., and Mr. Joe Mitcham. Mr. Curtis Dowling, Ms. Lynda Henderson, and Mr. Eddie Jones were absent.
Prior to the business meeting, board members enjoyed a delicious lunch in the school cafeteria.

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CITY OF GRAMBLING TAX ROLLS FOR 2012

STATE OF LOUISIANA
EDWARD JONES, MAYOR
& EX-OFFICIO TAX COLLECTOR
VS.
PARISH OF LINCOLN DELINQUENT TAXPAYERS
CITY OF GRAMBLING TAX ROLLS FOR 2012
PROCES VERBAL OF NOTICE OF DELINQUENT TAXPAYERS PURSUANT TO LOUISIANA REVISED STATUTES 47:2180 B.

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PUBLIC NOTICE

PUBLIC NOTICE
LCDBG Application Available for Review
The Village of Choudrant announces that an application for the FY 2014/2015 Louisiana Community Development Block Grant (LCDBG) funds will be submitted for the following:
Activity: LCDBG funds will be used to reconstruct and rehabilitate streets within the Village.
Objective: To provide street improvements to three (3) streets within the Target areas identified.
Location: The target area consists of Target Area 1: rehabilitation of Mardis Street and Myrtle Street; Target Area 2: reconstruction of Oak Street.

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October 26th

Remembering a ‘good ole boy’ named ‘Bum’

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In the summer of 1985 you could practically set your clock by O.A. “Bum” Phillips.
Just as sure as the Kansas City Southern would zip through Ruston on its regular 12 noon schedule, the folksy Phillips would conduct each press conference for media covering the New Orleans Saints’ preseason workouts at Louisiana Tech at 3:30 p.m. on the top floor of Carruthers Hall.
And be assured, the press conferences always started at 3:30 p.m.
Phillips, who passed away recently at the age of 90, made sure of that with his media brethren.

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