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State director speaks at local Lions Club meeting

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Louisiana Lions Cubsight director Jeff Robinson was a recent guest of the Ruston Lions Club. Statewide, the Lions screen more than 25,000 children annually for poor vision. Approximately 6 percent are referred to a medical professional for further testing.

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Welcoming a new life into this world is not only a momentous occasion, it’s a miracle. Unfortunately, not all pregnancies or births make it to full term, which can substantially increase a baby’s chances for birth defects and life-long health issues. In Louisiana, the statistics are alarming.
According to the March of Dimes’ website, www.marchofdimes.com, in an average week 1,255 babies are born in Louisiana. Out of those, 194 of are born premature, 136 of them are born with low birth weights and 12 die before reaching their first birthday.

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Not so award-winning novels

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In our culture today it is odd when there is not a winner.
We are developing a cultural identity centered on happy endings and ease, and let our cell phones and computers live for us so we can prop up our feet and watch life float by.
Since winning is usually synonymous with a happy ending, it can cause an uproar when something throws off everything we have worked so hard to achieve.

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Follette Pottery plans closure

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There will be no Christmas at Follette Pottery this year. Kent and Libby Follette are retiring.
They’re turning off the kiln, unplugging the cash register, selling the compound — house, studio, gift shop and “12 of the prettiest acres in Lincoln Parish”— and moving to South Louisiana to be closer to their grandson.

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Minister Hessie James, Jr.

Minister Hessie James, Jr. was born on January 21, 1947 to Hessie, Sr. and Maggie James. He was of the Baptist faith. Minister James was Associate Minister of New Bethel and Mt. Taber Baptist churches of Bernice, LA. As a man who walked by faith, Minister James was committed to his calling.

On May 5, 2012, Minister James left his earthly home to reside in the heavenly mansion God had prepared for him.

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George William Byrnside

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George William Byrnside, age 81, died on April 28, 2012, at Morristown Memorial Hospital in Morristown, New Jersey. Memorial services will be held on Saturday, May 12 at 11:00AM at Trinity United Methodist Church in Ruston, Louisiana and will be followed by lunch in Fellowship Hall.

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PUBLIC NOTICE

PUBLIC NOTICE
This will serve to inform the general public that there will be a sale of portable buildings that have been declared as surplus property of the Lincoln Parish School Board. This sale will be conducted on the campus of Choudrant High School at 10:00 a.m. Thursday, May 17, 2012. The minimum price for each building will be displayed on each building. Sealed bids for the minimum posted bid and over will be accepted.

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PUBLIC NOTICE FOR CITY OF GRAMBLING

PUBLIC NOTICE FOR
CITY OF GRAMBLING
GRAMBLING, LOUISIANA
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that an Ordinance titled below:
ORDINANCE NO. 11-0405012
AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF GRAMBLING ESTABLISHING AN ANIMAL CONTROL ORDINANCE.

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LEGAL NOTICE

LEGAL NOTICE

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I, Daryl Jones, have been convicted of 14:80 CARNAL KNOWLEDGE OF A JUVENILE on May 4, 2010. My address is 1600 MCCALLISTER ST., RUSTON, LA 71270
Race: Afr Amer
Sex: Male
DOB: 07/01/1959
Height: 5’10”
Weight: 230 lbs
Hair Color: Black
Eye Color: Brown
2td: May 1 & 2, 2012

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ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS

ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS
Sealed bids will be accepted in the office of the Purchasing Director in the Purchasing Department, located at 403 Main Street, Grambling, Louisiana until 2:00 p.m. CT May 24, 2012 at which time they will be publicly opened and read aloud.

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