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March 20th, 2014

Tech announces local high school rally winners

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Winners in the 2014 North Louisiana District Rally qualifying for the State Rally in Baton Rouge have been announced following competition at Louisiana Tech on Feb. 22. Over 1,600 students competed from 18 parishes. Lincoln parish had the second longest list of winners.
Lincoln Parish
Bethel Christian School (V)  — Biology II, Sara Liner, 2; *English Pronunciation, Jordan McCullin, 2; Psychology, Elizabeth Parker, 1; *Spelling 9, Chandler Plunkett, 2.

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LEGAL NOTICE

LEGAL NOTICE
Anyone knowing the whereabouts of Dora Maria Ybanez, please contact James M. Wilkerson, Attorney at Law, 207 W. Mississippi Ave., Ste. 306, Ruston, Louisiana 71270, (318) 255-9299.
1td: March 20, 2014

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LEGAL NOTICE

LEGAL NOTICE
Anyone knowing the whereabouts of Seth Allen Scarborough, please contact James M. Wilkerson, Attorney at Law, 207 W. Mississippi Ave., Ste. 306, Ruston, Louisiana 71270, (318) 255-9299
1td: March 20, 2014

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PUBLIC NOTICE:

PUBLIC NOTICE:
Cellco Partnership and its controlled affiliates doing business as Verizon Wireless (Verizon Wireless) propose to build a 260-foot self-support Communications Tower. Anticipated lighting application is medium intensity dual red/white strobes. The Site location is Ohio Avenue, Ruston, Lincoln Parish, LA 71270; 32-32-29.551 N / 92-36-37.688 W. The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Antenna Structure Registration (ASR, Form-854) filing number A0895092.

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NOTICE

NOTICE

Valarie Watkins, Adolphus Calloway, Ramona Ventress, Leonard Ventress III, Xavier Ventress, Lauren Ventress, William Lewis, Jessie Lively, Wandle Sandle, Floyd Sandle, Anthony Sandle, Gretchen Phillips, Paula Phillips, Adair Asset Management LLC/US Bank, Cherri Marsh, Theodis Jones, Patricia Jones, Chase Bank, James Hardyway, Emma Hardyway, Betty Williams, Anthony Hardyway, Margaret Spivey, Judy Hardyway, Virginia Castle, Mary Thurmon, James Baker, Elizabeth Smith, Robert Hardyway.

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March 19th

RPD hosts DNA seminar for local law enforcement

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Four local law enforcement agencies came together Tuesday to further their education on the topic of DNA.
Hosted by the Ruston Police Department, employees with the North Louisiana Criminalistics Laboratory in Shreveport were on hand to inform officers, deputies and agents on DNA analysis and the importance of CODIS (COmbined DNA Index System).
RPD Training and Public Information officer Sgt. Clint Williams said the purpose of the class was to help bring different agencies together.

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Charter school in the works

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GHF to submit an application

The Grambling High Foundation will be submitting an application to the state’s Board of Secondary Elementary Education for a Type II charter, after missing the deadline to submit an application for a Type III charter to the Lincoln Parish School District.
“We were still waiting on a piece of information and were unable to get the application in by the deadline,” said GHF president Gordon Ford.

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Farmerville PD seeks suspect

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The Farmerville Police Department and other local law enforcement agencies are seeking a Ruston man believed to be responsible for a burglary at Northside Pharmacy.
Farmerville Police Chief Bim Coulbertson said officers were dispatched after an alarm from the pharmacy was received at 12:24 a.m. March 14.
“Our officer parked around the corner from the pharmacy and saw the suspect squatting down at the front door, looking like he was trying to pick something up off the floor,” Coulbertson left. “When the officer identified himself, the suspect jumped in his car and took off.”

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Initiative willing to purchase land for $65K

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Committee to hold meeting today

The head of the Union-Lincoln Regional Water Supply Initiative says his group is willing to pay the $65,000 appraised price for property for a water treatment plant, if the Legislature OKs the sale.
“If we can buy it, the two towns and the police juries are willing to pay $65,000 to purchase the property,” ULRSWI President Stein Baughman said Tuesday.
“I just pray it will pass so we’ll have that opportunity,” ULRWSI member Ruston Mayor Dan Hollingsworth said.

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Local students make us proud

Lincoln Parish has two girls to be proud of — three if you count Lacey the cow — for their recent achievements.
Cedar Creek eighth grader Mary Wynne won the Northwest Louisiana Regional Spelling Bee competition at LSU-Shreveport on March 8 and Ruston High School Senior Keirstyn Sonnier won the state title of Premiere Dairy Exhibitor for Louisiana at the Louisiana State University annual Livestock Show in Gonzales last month. Keirstyn’s Brown Swiss Cow, Lacey, took home three first place titles.

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