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August 21st, 2013

LEGAL NOTICE

LEGAL NOTICE
1960 Ford F100 pickup Vin #F10H0A12856 is stored at American Towing of Ruston, 300 Rough Edge Road, Ruston, LA 71270. If not claimed by September 5, 2013, a permit to sell may be obtained.
2td: August 20 and 21, 2013

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August 20th

Knowles, Colvin wed

Sarah Knowles, of Dubach, and Russell Colvin, of Bernice, exchanged wedding vows Aug. 3 at Fellowship Baptist Church in Dubach.

The bride given in marriage by her father wore a classic design gown created in white crystal organza. The sweetheart cut, strapless bodice featured delicate embellishments under the fitted bodice forming a wrapped waist detailed with a wide sash of three-dimensional Swarovski crystals.

The ballgown skirt floated gracefully into a tiffany train. Her veil was a single layer of Parisian tulle traced in Swarovski crystals.

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Houck, Weeks unite in matrimony

Cara Elizabeth Houck, of Simsboro, and Colter Lane Weeks, of Quitman, married in a 6 p.m. ceremony held July 20 at the Norton Building.

The double ring ceremony was officiated by Robert Ramsey.

The bride was given in marriage by her father. She is the daughter of Wanda Pilgreen McMorrow and Thomas Houck, of Simsboro. She is the granddaughter of the late Mary and Harvey Pilgreen, the late Bobby R. Houck and Billie Cole.

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Bradshaw, White to exchange vows

Christain Ann Bradshaw, of Choudrant, and Richard Kane White, of Ruston, are pleased to announce their engagement and upcoming wedding.

The bride-elect is the daughter of Scott Bradshaw, of Ruston, and Lisa Warren, of Choudrant. She is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Eddie Ford, of Choudrant, and Mr. and Mrs. John A. Bradshaw, of Ruston.

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Couple to wed Saturday

Sonny and Stacey Watson, of Ruston, are pleased to announce the engagement and upcoming wedding of their daughter Marley Watson to A.J. Ammons, of Ruston.

The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Jackie and Linda Hightower, and Melvin Sonny Watson and the late Brenda Sue Watson, all of Jonesboro.

Marley is a 2011 graduate of Choudrant High School and is attending Louisiana Tech University. She is currently employed at Chili’s Bar and Grill in Ruston.

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PIKE house vandalized

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A $3,000 reward is being offered for information leading to the arrest and conviction of those responsible for more than $10,000 in damage done to the new Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity house on Western Street.
Vandals struck sometime over the weekend, smashing glass doors, breaking windows, punching holes in drywall and “basically making a big mess,” Chris Reigelman, a representative of the Ruston Pi Kappa Alpha Housing Corporation, said Monday.
The facility is being rebuilt following a fire in May 2012 that destroyed the old structure.

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Young, Atwell to marry in October

Dr. Tony and Marlene Young, of Ruston, are proud to announce the engagement of their daughter Jamie Elizabeth Young to Jordan Lee Atwell, of Lewisport, Ky.

Jamie is the granddaughter of Ray and Dorothy Young, of Wisner, Leonard and Louise McAdams, of Ruston, and the late Betty McAdams.

The bride-elect is a 2009 graduate of Cedar Creek School and graduated in 2013 from Louisiana Tech University with a degree in biology. Jamie plans to attend Louisiana State University in pursuit of her doctoral degree in biology.

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Monroe mayor qualifies for race

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BATON ROUGE (AP) — The field of candidates has grown larger in the special election to fill the 5th District congressional seat representing northeast and central Louisiana, as qualifying entered its second day.
Monroe Mayor Jamie Mayo, a Democrat, became the fourth candidate to sign up for the Oct. 19 election, when he filed his registration paperwork Today.
He joins Republican state Sen. Neil Riser and Democratic state Reps. Marcus Hunter and Robert Johnson in the race.
The candidate registration period runs until Wednesday evening.

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Helping customers

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For the City of Ruston, there is someone who deals with consumer affairs, and connects customers to the appropriate department where they can assess and deal with those issues in a timely manner.
Earl Albritton, 67, the administrative assistant of consumer affairs, has fulfilled this role for Ruston and its citizens for 37 years.
Albritton began working for the city in 1976, when he said he did a little bit of everything. But in a few years, an important need for a specific worker arose.

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Baseball bat battery

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A Dubach man was arrested early this morning after an altercation landed another man in the hospital.
According to the arrest affidavit, the Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call at approximately 11:27 p.m. Monday night requesting an ambulance and deputies be sent to the Laundromat in Dubach. The call indicated that a man had reportedly been beaten with a baseball bat.

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