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Bobbie L. Jones

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Homegoing celebration for Bobbie L. Jones, sunrise April 26, 1939 and sunset May 21, 2011. I have fought the good fight. I have finished my course. I have kept the faith, 2nd Timothy 4:7. Visitation will be from 7 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Friday May 27, 2011. Services for Bobbie L Jones will be 1:00 p.m. Saturday May 28, 2011 at Miracle Temple Church of God in Christ in Ruston. Under the direction of Paradise Funeral home in Arcadia, Louisiana.

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Carolyn Rabb Gardebled

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Funeral services for Mrs. Carolyn Rabb Gardebled, age 81 of Ruston, will be held at 10:00 AM Saturday, May 28, 2011 at Owens Memorial Chapel.  Dr. Rick Byargeon will be officiating.  Burial will follow in Cook Cemetery in Ruston under the direction of Owens Memorial Chapel Funeral Home of Ruston. Mrs. Gardebled was born November 18, 1929 in Ruston to Arthur Joel Rabb and Norma Lee Simmons Rabb. She died May 25, 2011 in Sulphur.  Mrs.

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BROOKS, EDDIE BREARD (“EB”)

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BROOKS, EDDIE BREARD (“EB”), Age 93, was born on April 16, 1918, in Ruston, LA and passed away on May 25, 2011. His life is celebrated and cherished by his nephews and nieces: Joseph Kemp, Jr., Charles Underwood, Lena Kemp-Trigg and Doris Kemp-Harris; and a host of other nephews, nieces, cousins and friends. The family will receive relatives and friends on Monday, May 30, 2011 from 1:00 – 9:00 PM at Evergreen Memorial Funeral Home, 6449 University Hills Blvd, Dallas, Texas 75241.

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Water drop-off at Arcadia well slows

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Rebound occurs after Cardinal Gas reduces water pumped from Sparta Aquifer

In recent years, a United States Geological Survey monitoring well near the town of Arcadia showed what was termed a “precipitous” drop in the water level at that well.

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PRISMS helps bridge the gap

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Senior volunteers, students study both science, math
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Students from Ruston and Choudrant Elementary schools had the chance this school year to garner a little wisdom from people who have been there.

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Peddling at the Peach Fest

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Vendors could see some changes during this year’s event
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Children’s activities will be in full swing while original artwork, jewelry, home décor and other items are sold downtown during the annual Squire Creek Louisiana Peach Festival on June 24-25.

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No storm damage reported in parish

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No damage was reported in Lincoln Parish Wednesday night after a line of thunderstorms pushed through the area, causing the parish to be placed under a tornado warning.

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Tech mourning former administrator Rawle

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Robert H. (Bobby) Rawle, a former administrator at Louisiana Tech University, died on April 27 in Houston of complications from ALS or Lou Gehrig’s Disease.

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National Bike Month celebrated

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Forty cyclists met at Turbo Goat on May 24 in celebration of National Bicycle Month.

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Luncheon honors volunteers

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As the school year came to a close, the Lincoln Parish School District paused to thank those throughout the community whose outstanding service helped produce a year filled with accomplishment and recognition.

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