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August 3rd

LEGAL NOTICE I, New United Petroleum

LEGAL NOTICE
I, New United Petroleum Enterprises, am applying to the City of Ruston for a permit to sell beverages of alcoholic content at retail in the City of Ruston at the following address: 1111 Cooktown Rd., Ruston, Louisiana 71270.
New United Petroleum Enterprises., dba Ziggy’s
/s/ E. W. Banks, President
2td: August 3 & 4, 2011

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STATE OF LOUISIANA

STATE OF LOUISIANA
EDWARD JONES, MAYOR & EX-OFFICIO TAX COLLECTOR
VS. PARISH OF LINCOLN DELINQUENT TAXPAYERS
CITY OF GRAMBLING TAX ROLLS FOR 2010
PROCES VERBAL OF NOTICE OF DELINQUENT TAXPAYERS PURSUANT TO LOUISIANA REVISED STATUTES 47:2180 B.

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LEGAL NOTICE The City of Simsboro

LEGAL NOTICE

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Carol Anne Ratliff

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Funeral services for Carol Anne Ratliff, age 72, of Ruston will be held at 10:00 AM Friday, August 5, 2011 at Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Ruston. Officiating the service will be Dr. Mike Holloway. Interment will follow at Pines Memorial Cemetery under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Ruston.

Mrs. Ratliff was born December 1, 1938 in Boone, Iowa and went home to be with the Lord on July 30, 2011 after losing her battle with cancer. She was preceded in death by her parents: Paul and Dorothy Cooper.

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August 2nd

New Tech Liberal Arts dean named

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Donald Kaczvinsky, director of Louisiana Tech’s School of Literature and Language, has been named the new dean of the university’s College of Liberal Arts.
Kaczvinsky, who joined the Louisiana Tech faculty in 1990, will officially assume the college’s leadership role on Sept. 1, pending approval by the University of Louisiana System’s Board of Supervisors. He will be replacing Edward Jacobs, who is retiring after serving 14 years as dean.

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Burned to ground

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The cause of a blaze that demolished a house on Pecan Street on Monday afternoon remains a mystery.
Although the structure was located outside the city limits, Ruston Fire Department District Chief Tommie Woods was first on the scene. Woods said the RFD got word of the fire at 1:09 p.m., and he made it there about 1:15 p.m. He estimates the blaze took about 20 minutes to demolish the house.

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Local AgCenter losses uncertain

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It’s uncertain how proposed cuts to the LSU AgCenter will affect the local extension office, but chances are that they will.
An Associated Press story last month announced that the LSU AgCenter was considering a declaration of financial emergency because it was facing a $3 million budget cut after cutting more than a quarter of its staff and closing several facilities.
Because of tenure positions, the LSU AgCenter would require a declared state of emergency to lay off more employees.

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Cooling off by the pool

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Annual K-9 party to benefit homeless animals
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Dogs who want to take a dip in the water will find their wonderland this weekend at Ruston Municipal Pool.
For the third year in a row, Ruston Parks and Recreation Department will host its annual K-9 Pool Party for local residents and their furry friends.
RPAR Recreation Supervisor Ashlynn Shell said dogs of all types that are current on shots are welcome at the pool on Saturday and Sunday. Admission is a can or bag of dog food or doggie treats, which will be donated to Ruston Animal Shelter and 4 Paws Rescue Inc.

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LifeCare acquires HealthSouth

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LifeCare Holdings, Inc., a nationwide system of hospitals that specializes in the treatment of medically complex patients who require extended hospitalization, has completed its purchase of a Ruston specialty hospital and its remote locations in Homer and Farmerville.
Each of the hospitals will now be known as LifeCare Specialty Hospital of North Louisiana.
Collectively, the three hospitals total more than 100,000 square feet and offer 70 beds.

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‘Fred’ proves to be an unlikely best friend

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People may call them “man’s best friend.”
However, women find these dogs quite admirable. Children grow up with animals of all sorts as pets. However, as it stands the American Kennel Club (AKC) has a registered 150 dogs, and there are currently 164 dog breeds known in the world. Each person goes out looking for the perfect animal. When looking for a dog, amazingly enough, it depends on the five basic W’s of Journalism: Who, What, When, Where and Why.

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