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Families should have right to plan

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Anyone paying attention to the political scene the past few weeks might find themselves confused over which decade they’re living in. Republican presidential candidates, as well as senators and other well-known figures have led an offensive on something that most women thought was settled in the 1960s — women’s right to have contraceptives.
The debate began because the Roman Catholic Church was upset at a mandate handed down in President Barack Obama’s health care plan. It required all insurance programs — including those offered by the Catholic Church — to pay for contraceptives. If you haven’t been paying attention, or are unfamiliar with Catholic dogma, you might not realize that particular domination of Christianity has a strict policy against contraceptives.

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Classroom prize boxes not helpful

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Question: Our 8-year-old son was caught stealing from the teacher’s prize box at school. He has done this in the past and was punished, but it seems he hasn’t gotten the picture yet. Do you have any suggestions for us?
Answer: Before I answer your question, I want to address the issue of classroom “prize boxes.”

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Pat Robert Duke

A memorial serviced followed by a reception celebrating the life of Mr. Pat Robert Duke will be held Saturday, March 10, 2012, at 2 pm. These special services will be held at the Town Hall in Arcadia, Louisiana, where Mr. Duke served his community and friends at Leslie Lakes Retirement Center's Independent Living Apartments.

Mr. Duke, formerly from the town of Kelly, Louisiana, passed away early Thursday, March 1, 2012, in his home in Ruston, Louisiana, after a courageous and graceful fight with cancer.

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Billy Jack Parnell

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Funeral services for Billy Jack Parnell, age 73, of Ruston will be held at 10:00 AM Wednesday, March 7, 2012 at Kilpatrick Funeral Home Chapel in Ruston. Officiating the service will be Rev. Ricky Bonnett. Interment will follow at Pines Memorial Gardens under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home.

Mr. Parnell was born November 9, 1938 and passed away March 4, 2012 following a lengthy illness.
He is preceded in death by his wife, Judy Parnell; Son: Robert Scott Parnell; father: Doc Parnell; mother: Ruth Goodgoin; brothers: Bubba Parnell, and Morris Ray Parnell.

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UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT WESTERN DISTRICT OF LOUISIANA MONROE DIVISION

UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT WESTERN DISTRICT OF LOUISIANA
MONROE DIVISION
EXCO OPERATING COMPANY, LP: CIVIL ACTION NO. 3:10-CV-01838
VERSUS: JUDGE: DONALD E. WALTER
EVELYN ARNOLD, ET AL.: MAG. JUDGE: KAREN L. HAYES
ORDER
TO: Pearl Dedman Wylie Baldwin Estate;
Audrey Turner Burns;
Bruce Anthony Calahan;
Luther Ray Calahan;
Omari Ali Calahan;
Tara Calahan;
Unknown Child of Leon Calahan;
Vicki Rochelle Calahan;
Ethelyn Denise Jenkins Cox;
Constance Henderson McKinney;
Charles F. Turner;
Raymond Anderson Wiley;
Alexander Harvey Wiley;
Tyrone Turner;
Rodney Gene Turner;

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A 1991 Ford Crown Victoria

A 1991 Ford Crown Victoria #2FACP74FXMX114844 has been stored a Bradshaw’s Body Shop, 2112 Farmerville Higway, Ruston, LA since 6/18/11. If all current charges are not paid and vehicle claimed by3/19/12, a permit to sell or dismantle may be obtained.
2td: March 6 & 7, 2012

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