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October 1st

Pet of the Week

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Mandy is a young female about 5 months old. She was begging for food in the rain. She is very social and has lots of energy. Mandy is current on shots and her adoption fee is $65. Call 251-DOGS for more information about Mandy.

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Identity theft a threat to teens

In this age of cashless transfers and plastic payments, consumers are constantly worried about fiscal security while making transactions through electronic means. Whether buying by credit card or marking online payments, the threat of identity theft is real.
While most eagerly safeguard their bank accounts from hopeful robbers, the small demographic that usually falls by the wayside with responsibility — teens — are very much at high risk for experiencing an identity theft nightmare.

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School policy in need of change

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Corporal punishment holds deep seeded roots in the American tradition, especially here in the South. While the practice is still a fundamental part of child rearing in many family units, the topic has become increasingly controversial in modern times.

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RHS, Creek: Tune-up wins

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Ruston High and Cedar Creek High got the tune-ups they were hoping for before kicking off district play.
In pre-league games held this past weekend, the Bearcats and Cougars totaled a combined 102 points en route to double-digit victory margins.
Ruston snuffed Minden 59-14 and Cedar Creek floored Delhi High 43-12.
Now, it’s on to district competition on Friday night for the two city teams: the Bearcats (2-3) trek to Monroe for a 2-5A showdown against Monroe Ouachita (4-1) and the Cougars (4-1) remain at home for a 2-1A test against Lincoln Parish rival Grambling (1-3).

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’Dogs up to No. 33 in USA Today poll

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Another Saturday, another win and another move upward in the national polls.
Louisiana Tech University gained more votes in both the USA Today and Associated Press rankings for the NCAA’s Football Bowl Subdivision teams announced today.
The Bulldogs (4-0), who survived a 44-38 back-and-forth finale at the University of Virginia on Saturday, moved from No. 33 to No.29 in the USA Today rankings voted on by head coaches from throughout the nation.
In the AP poll that uses media members as voters, Tech went from No. 40 to No. 32.

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RHS swimmers win home meet

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Ruston High School swimmers finished first in their first-ever home meet while Cedar Creek nabbed second in a six-team meet recently held at the Lambright Sports and Wellness Center.
The meet marked the first time local high school swimmers have not had to travel for a meet with the opening of the natatorium within the Lambright on the campus of Louisiana Tech University, where the local teams train.
Seven Bearcat swimmers took first-place honors in various events to finish ahead of Cedar Creek.

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Dilmore, White unite in matrimony

Chelse Eileene Dilmore and Lance David White exchanged marriage vows at 6 p.m. Sept. 29 at Cheniere Lake Lodge in West Monroe. Rick Byargeon officiated the ceremony.

Parents of the couple are Mrs. Debbie Dilmore, of Archibald, and the late Ronnie Dilmore, John and Liz Hood, of Ruston, and David and Jennifer White, of West Monroe.

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Lonidier, Pyles exchange vows

Ashley Nicole Lonidier and Brandon Todd Pyles Jr., both of Ruston, were united in matrimony in a 6 p.m. ceremony Sept. 29 at the Norton Building in Ruston. The double ring ceremony was officiated by Jerry Key.

The bride is the daughter of Danny and Carolyn Lonidier, of Ruston, and the granddaughter of Henry Paul Morris, of Philadelphia, Miss., Martha Mantooth, of Plaquemine, Woody and Jane “Cookie” Richards, of Arcadia, and Jimmy Wade Lonidier Sr., of Arcadia.

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Leland, Hilton to unite in matrimony

Diane Leland, of San Antonio, Texas, and Kenneth (K.D.) Hilton, of Ruston, are pleased to announce their engagement and approaching marriage.

Diane is the daughter of Robyn Leland and Steven Leland. She is the granddaughter of James Wallace and Muriel Leland and the late Mary Lou and William King. She is a graduate of Winston Churchill High School in San Antonio and the University of Texas at Arlington, and is currently employed as a marketing delivery manager with Cincay in Dallas.

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ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS SEALED BID # 2013-0002

ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS SEALED BID # 2013-0002
SEALED BIDS will be received until the hour of 10:00 a.m. WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 17, 2012 in the Purchasing Department of the city of Ruston located at the Public Works Complex, 701 East Tennessee Avenue, Ruston, LA 71270, at which time all bids received will be publicly opened and read aloud, for furnishing the city of Ruston with
THE PURCHASE OF FIBER OPTIC CABLE FOR THE CITY OF RUSTON LIGHT & POWER DEPARTMENT
As per specifications on file:
The city of Ruston
Purchasing Department
701 East Tennessee Avenue
Ruston, Louisiana 71270

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