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June 18th, 2014

LEGAL NOTICE

LEGAL NOTICE
I will not be held responsible for anyone’s bills but my own.
2td: June 18 & 19, 2014

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LEGAL NOTICE

LEGAL NOTICE

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LEGAL NOTICE

LEGAL NOTICE
Anyone who know the whereabouts of or has any information concerning the HEIRS OF ERIC BRAGGS, please contact M. SHANE FREDERICK, Attorney at Law, 207 Frazier Road, Ruston, LA 71270, 318-550-6154 (office), 318-251-5103 (facsimile).
3td: June 18, 19 and 20, 2014

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June 17th

Former GSU football signee killed

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A 2012 Grambling State University football signee was shot and killed Friday in his hometown of Pensacola, Florida.
The Escambia County Sheriff’s Office reported that Shaquille Purifoy, 22, was shot in the head about 7:30 Friday night in the 8400 block of Country Walk Drive. He was transported to Sacred Heart Hospital where died on Saturday.
A police report said that investigators arrested 39-year-old Xavier Tyrone Moore for the shooting on Saturday night.

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Tech hires Jenkins as golf coach

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Louisiana Tech athletics director Tommy McClelland announced the hiring of Jeff Jenkins as the Bulldogs’ new head golf coach Monday.
Jenkins replaces Jeff Parks who resigned to pursue other opportunities.
“We are excited to have Jeff Jenkins and the experience that he brings to the table as our next head coach,” McClelland said. “He comes highly recommended and he has been a part of one of the better golf programs in our region at Texas Tech. We believe that he is the right person to lead our program to the next level.”

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Benson boogies way into La. Sports HOF

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There are many paths to the Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame, and each visitor must find his or her own way.
Some take the Expressway, the swift and direct route, never detouring off the beaten path. Others take the back roads, enduring the potholes, the bumps and the hazards. Eventually, however, all reach their destination in Natchitoches, Louisiana.
The same is true for the Hall of Fame inductees. Some get there swiftly and surely, while others have to find their way. And some have to make their own way.

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Gallot exits race for judge

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State senator decides timing wasn’t right
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After much consideration, Sen. Rick Gallot has made the decision to drop out of the race for the 3rd Judicial District judgeship.
“Since the end of the 2014 regular session of the Louisiana legislature, I have had the opportunity to enjoy some much needed quiet time and quality time with my wife and sons,” Gallot said. “After considerable prayer and contemplation, I have decided not to seek the office of Judge for the 3rd Judicial District Court.”

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LPDC garden flourishes

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Inmate work helps provide food for prison, public
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Two Lincoln Parish Detention Center inmates kneel straddling a soft hill of dirt. The sharp tines of a pitchfork come down quickly between the two, loosening the damp earth.
The men shift through the soil, lifting red potatoes out of the hills, wiping them clean and tossing them in a large, white plastic bucket. The three inmates move methodically down the row until it’s clean. The yield: 207 pounds of potatoes — from only one row.

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Highlighting local culture

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Miles spends 30 years on TV featuring local talent
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Earnie Miles is a name that has become synonymous with North Louisiana culture. For nearly half a century, Miles has been a frontrunner in the fields of journalism, photography and film. But perhaps what he is most famous for is his Sunday morning gospel show, which has aired for more than 30 years on KNOE-TV in Monroe.
Throughout the years, thousands have had the opportunity to showcase their talents and Miles has even made it a point to invite those incarcerated to his show.

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WPSO: Local residents could be victims of prescription theft

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Webster Parish Sheriff’s Office officials believe Ruston or Lincoln Parish residents may be the victims of a Minden businessman suspected of using his pest control business to obtain entry into people’s homes and steal prescription medications.
Roughly two months after receiving early termination of a three-year probation term for drug and theft charges, Ronald D. “Ronny” Veitch, 57, of Minden, again finds himself facing multiple drug-related counts plus additional counts stemming from his alleged attempt to smuggle contraband into the parish prison.

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