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December 23rd

Mariola Hollis Foster

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Funeral services for Mariola Hollis Foster, age 71, of Ruston, LA will be held 2:00 PM Sunday, December 22, 2013 at Temple Baptist Church Chapel in Ruston. Officiating the service will be Rev. David Abernathy. Interment will follow at Camp Creek Cemetery in Spearsville, LA under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Ruston, LA. Mrs. Foster was born October 12, 1942 and passed away Friday, December 20, 2013 after a lengthy Illness. She was preceded in death by the love of her life; Terry Foster and her son Robert.

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Leslie "Gene" Jackson

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Leslie "Gene" Jackson departed peacefully from this life on December 19, 2013. He was surrounded by family and friends in his Ruston home after succumbing to a long, terminal illness. The family is receiving guests during a Visitation, Sunday afternoon, December 22nd, 5-7pm at Grace United Methodist Church (GUMC), 3401 North Trenton Street, Ruston, LA. A memorial service to celebrate his life will take place December 23rd, at 1pm also at GUMC. Officiating the service will be Rev. Scott Adams. Military Honors to be conducted following the service, weather permitting.

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LEGAL NOTICE

LEGAL NOTICE
I, Jimmy W. Cannady, will not be responsible for any other debts other than my own.
/s/Jimmy Cannady
Jimmy Cannady
1td: December 20, 22, 23, 2013

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PUBLIC NOTICE

PUBLIC NOTICE
The following is a summary of the proposed budget of the District Attorney’s Office for Lincoln and Union Parishes for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2014.
Income $2,036,319.11
Expenditures General Government $2,074,509.64
Excess of Revenues Over Expenditures $(38,190.53)
Fund balance at beginning of year $81,618.96
Fund balance at end of year $43,428.43

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LEGAL NOTICE

LEGAL NOTICE
I, Jimmy W. Cannady, will not be responsible for any other debts other than my own.
/s/Jimmy Cannady
Jimmy Cannady
1td: December 20, 22, 23, 2013

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LEGAL NOTICE

LEGAL NOTICE
At noon on Monday, a special meeting will be held at Choudrant Village Hall, located at 3911 Elm St.
Up for discussion is the Louisiana Compliance Questionaire for the 2012-13 audit and approval of the Squire Creek Community Development District board. All interested parties are welcome to attend.
1td: December 22, 2013

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PUBLIC NOTICE

PUBLIC NOTICE Amended Budget
The following is a summary of the proposed budget of the District Attorney’s Office for Lincoln and Union Parishes for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2013: Income - $2,027,255.22
Expenditures General Government $2,081,019.26
Excess of Revenues Over Expenditures $(53,764.04)
Fund Balance at Beginning of Year $135,383.00
Fund Balance at End of Year $81,618.96

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December 21st

Winds cause downed trees, electricity outages

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Area residents should be up and running after Saturday afternoon’s severe weather.
Widespread damage was caused throughout Lincoln Parish by high-speed winds.
Josh Turner, who was driving north on Louisiana Highway 818 toward U.S. Highway 80 when he saw a tree falling in front him, ended up with his GMC pick-up truck smashed.
“I didn’t have time to stop and not get hit, it was going to hit me, so I gunned it,” said Turner, who escaped uninjured. “It hit the back top of the truck and then tore up the cargo area as a I slid through.”

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Sheriff’s Office searches for information

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The Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s Office arrested one man on charges of theft, and they are looking for any information on this man in regards to stolen property.
According to the affidavit, on Dec. 11, LPSO was contacted by staff members of MTA Distributing in reference to a complaint of internal theft by an employee of MTA. MTA staff advised that they suspected that an employee, Dekourtney Dunn, was stealing merchandise from MTA and later selling the stolen merchandise to other individuals.

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Special, candlelight services planned for Christmas Eve

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Those looking for a spiritual experience to celebrate the Christmas holiday will have plenty of options across various denominations on Tuesday.
Several churches are planning special, candlelight evening services to celebrate Christmas Eve.
Temple Baptist Church will host its candlelight service at 5 p.m. Tuesday in the church’s sanctuary.
Cindy Burns, music and media secretary, said the traditional service typically draws approximately 1,200 attendees.
“We go through the Advent, have a children’s sermon and sing carols,” Burns said.
“We kind of try to get everybody involved.”

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