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December 22nd

Holidays bring many memories

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Christmas is right around the corner and yet, there are so many things left to be done before I feel I have completed my home and tidings of joy for the season. Everyone has their last-minute stops that take priority, while others work to complete as many job obligations, so that they have many opportunities to begin new family traditions for the New Year. Just last week my friend Georgia was talking about her sisters and her mother, all taking some time to whisk and whirl about the Coates’ family kitchen. She wondered if this might be a new tradition, as this 2010 year had taken her grandmother and her father; although the bowls were quite full, the tears were full that day with joy and sadness.

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State endures red ink woes

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Just 29 days before Gov. Bobby Jindal and the 144 members of the Legislature are to be sworn in, they got a strong hint that governing might not be a bed of roses during the next four years. The four-member Revenue Estimating Conference (REC) met Dec. 14 to give revised revenue estimates for the current 2011-12 fiscal year and for the 2012-13 budget year as well. The news was not good.

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Man, 22, arrested after traffic stop

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A 22-year-old Ruston resident was arrested early this morning on charges relating to marijuana.
Marc Edward Haymond, of 411 Fountain Drive, was arrested at 1:39 a.m. after being pulled over by a Ruston Police Department officer.
According to the affidavit, Haymond was driving south on South Vienna Street with a nonworking passenger side headlight.

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VFW moves building fund

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The VFW Post No. 3615 has moved their building fund from Bancorpsouth to Community Trust Bank. The building fund was moved to make it more accessible to the public as there are more locations. Anyone wanting to make a contribution can make it at any Community Trust Bank.

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Gulla, Fitzmorris to wed in February

J.P. Fitzmorris, of Ruston, and Jacquie Gulla, of Sharon, Penn., are pleased to announce their engagement and approaching wedding.

The bride-elect is the daughter of Gary Gulla, of Hermitage, Penn., and Mary Ambrose, of Mesa, Ariz. She is the granddaughter of Marian Gulla, of Hermitage, Penn., the late George Gulla and the late Mary and Max Tomczack.

The groom is the son of Florence Fitzmorris, of Shreveport. He is the grandson of the late Florence and Jack Fitzmorris.

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Margie Opal Davis

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Funeral services for Margie Opal Davis, age 84, of Ruston will be held Friday December 23, 2011 at 10:00 AM at Kilpatrick Funeral Home Chapel in Ruston, LA. Officiating the service will be Rev. Chris Witt. Interment will follow at Roselawn Cemetery in Calhoun, LA under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Ruston.

Mrs. Davis was born May 17, 1927 and passed away December 20, 2011 following a lengthy illness.

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Dr. Dardanella V. H. Ennis

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Dr. Dardanella V. H. Ennis passed away on december 17, 2011 at her home in Grambling.

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TO: LINCOLN Parish Police Jury FROM: Solid Waste and Recycling Committee

TO: LINCOLN Parish Police Jury
FROM: Solid Waste and Recycling Committee
SUBJECT: Committee Report
The Solid Waste and Recycling Committee of the Lincoln Parish Police Jury met in the Police Jury Meeting Room, Third Floor, Lincoln Parish Courthouse, Tuesday, November 8, 2011, at 5:00 p.m. Present were: David Hammons, Chair; Theresa Wyatt, Hazel Hunter, Bobby Bennett, and Roy Glover.
ABSENT: Mike Franklin

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TO: LINCOLN Parish Police Jury FROM: Public Works Committee

TO: LINCOLN Parish Police Jury
FROM: Public Works Committee
SUBJECT: Committee Report
The Public Works Committee of the Lincoln Parish Police Jury met in the Police Jury Meeting Room, Third Floor, Lincoln Parish Courthouse, November 8, 2011, at 5:30 p.m. Present were: Skip Russell, Chair; Theresa Wyatt, Bobby Bennett, Jody Backus, and Sharyon Mayfield.
ABSENT: Mike Franklin, Joe Henderson, and Mickey Mays

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ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS CITY OF RUSTON, LOUISIANA

ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS
CITY OF RUSTON, LOUISIANA
PROJECT NO. 2012-0007
CONSTRUCTION OF THE FRAZIER ROAD SUBSTATION
69kV & 15kV BREAKER REPLACEMENT

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