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May 26th, 2014

Realize significance of holiday

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Maybe it’s because I’ve had so many family members serve in the military, but for whatever reason, Memorial Day has always held a special significance for me.
My grandmother’s brother Leon died on a battlefield in France during World War I, the “war to end all wars.” My uncle Willie served in the Battle of Bulge during the next one, World War II.
While he didn’t go overseas, my father taught paratrooping at U.S. Army bases during the Korean War. And I had two cousins very much like older brothers to me serve during the Vietnam War, one in the Air Force and one in the Army.

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Tech student is Grand Challenge Scholar graduate

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The National Academy of Engineering’s Grand Challenge Scholars Program (NAE GCSP) at Louisiana Tech University added another graduate to its exclusive ranks at spring commencement Saturday when Brittany Copponex, a mechanical engineering student from Prairieville, became just the 11th student from Tech to complete the national program.

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Stroke, osteoporosis screenings coming soon

Residents living in and around Ruston can be screened to reduce their risk of having a stroke or bone fracture. Grace United Methodist Church will host Life Line Screening on June 9. The site is located at 3401 N. Trenton St in Ruston.
Jo Anne Ehrhard, of Bush, attended a Life Line Screening and said, “Life Line Screening saved my life.”
Four key points every person needs to know:
• Stroke is the third leading cause of death and a leading cause of permanent disability.
• 80 percent of stroke victims had no apparent warning signs prior to their stroke.

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NCLAC offers arts camps to BGC

The North Central Louisiana Arts Council (NCLAC) is pleased to have a new partnership with the Boys and Girls Club of Ruston this summer. NCLAC is offering a five-day arts camp for 35 Boys and Girls Club students, incorporating music, visual art and drama.
The camps will be free for the students, and will be taught by James Waller, director at Percussive Arts Institute of Ruston; Adrian Gipson, talented art teacher in Ouachita Parish; and Beckie Huckaby, English/Speech/Drama teacher at Cedar Creek. Teachers will be assisted by Boys and Girls Club staff and NCLAC volunteers.

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Club News: Long Leaf Pine Chapter DAR

Long Leaf Pine Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution met at 1 p.m. May 6 at Trinity United Methodist Church with nine members present.
Regent Melissa Wiygul conducted a memorial service for two deceased chapter members, Alyce Colvin and Barbara Land. A memory candle flanked by vases of flowers was lit in their names and members recalled stories about each lady.
Treasurer Anne Hough gave her report.

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THE WATER We Drink

THE WATER We Drink
Choudrant Water System
Public Water Supply ID: LA1061002

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NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

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NOTICE OF OPPORTUNITY

NOTICE OF OPPORTUNITY
FOR PUBLIC COMMENT ON PROPOSED
SETTLEMENT AGREEMENT BETWEEN
THE LOUISIANA DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY
AND REGENCY FIELD SERVICES LLC
The Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality and Regency Field Services LLC, Agency Interest Number 174684, have entered into a proposed settlement agreement, Settlement Tracking No. SA-MM-14-0010, concerning the State's allegations of environmental violations by Respondent at its facility in Lincoln Parish, Louisiana, which allegations are set forth in Notice of Potential Penalty, LDEQ Enforcement Number MM-PP-11-00431.

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STATE OF LOUISIANA PARISH OF LINCOLN THIRD DISTRICT COURT

STATE OF LOUISIANA PARISH OF LINCOLN THIRD DISTRICT COURT
BROWN & SONS REALTY, LLC
FILED: MAY 09, 2014
VS. NO. 57038
ALDORA S. THOMAS DEPUTY CLERK OF COURT
MONITION
WHEREAS, there is a pending petition for monition in the 3rd Judicial District Court for the Parish of Lincoln, in the matter of BROWN & SONS REALTY, LLC vs. ALDORA S. THOMAS, Docket Number 57038, Division ___, Parish of Lincoln, State of Louisiana.

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STATE OF LOUISIANA PARISH OF LINCOLN THIRD DISTRICT COURT

STATE OF LOUISIANA PARISH OF LINCOLN THIRD DISTRICT COURT
BROWN & SONS REALTY, LLC
FILED: MAY 9, 2014
VS. NO. 57037
ALVERTIS GRAHAM DEPUTY CLERK OF COURT
MONITION
WHEREAS, there is a pending petition for monition in the 3rd Judicial District Court for the Parish of Lincoln, in the matter of BROWN & SONS REALTY, LLC vs. ALVERTIS GRAHAM, Docket Number 57037, Division ___, Parish of Lincoln, State of Louisiana.

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