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Technology set to solve issues

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Technology changes at almost neck breaking speeds. You buy a new smart phone or computer, only to find out that it is practically a dinosaur within a month.
Most of the time, we just sort of take these technological advancements as they come — marveling at the need we never realized we had, which is now met by some new product.
But, if you’re paying attention — mainly if it is something that interests you — you’ll notice that the chatter about such talk is ongoing long before a solution is actually available.

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Restricting cellphone use

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Question: Our 13-year-old daughter has been mature for her age from early on. She takes advanced classes and makes straight A’s. She’s also very talented musically. We think, however, that she has become a media addict. She spends entirely too much time in her room on her computer, mostly using social media. When she’s not on the computer, she’s using her phone to text her friends. We’ve asked her to limit her use, but our words are falling on deaf ears. What approach would you recommend short of cutting off the Internet and taking away her phone? She needs a computer to do her school work.

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Ricky Buchanan

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Ricky Buchanan, 66, currently of St. Francisville, passed away Friday, August 17, 2012.
He was born in Shreveport on January 10, 1946, to the late James and Genevieve (Ryan) Buchanan.

Ricky served in the United States Air Force, and spent some of his time working in the Hardwood flooring industry.

He is survived by his sisters, Ruth Avedon of Boulder, Colorado, Rebecca Myers of Hayward, California and his brother, Ronnie Buchanan of Leeton, Missouri.

A Memorial Service for Ricky will be announced at a later date.

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Charles Douglas (Doug) Walters, Jr.

Charles Douglas (Doug) Walters, Jr., 67, passed away on June 20 at his home in Rosedale, LA, following a brief illness.

Mr. Walters is survived by his mother, Helen Robinson Adams of Ruston. He was preceded in death by his father, Charles Douglas Walters, Sr., and his sister, Deborah June (Debbie) Walters.

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ANYONE WHO knows the whereabouts

ANYONE WHO knows the whereabouts of or has any other information concerning Yonilda Thompson, Kewanda Marie Thompson, or Genell Collier, please contact FORREST L. MOEGLE, Attorney at Law, 307 N. Trenton St, Ste. 107, Ruston, LA 71270, 318-254-0100 (office), 318-255-4375 (facsimile).
3td: August 19, 20 & 21, 2012

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PUBLIC NOTICE FOR CITY OF GRAMBLING GRAMBLING, LOUISIANA

PUBLIC NOTICE FOR CITY OF GRAMBLING GRAMBLING, LOUISIANA
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that an Ordinance titled below:
ORDINANCE NO. 0809012-12 AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF GRAMBLING TO ANNEX PROPERTY INTO THE CORPORATE LIMITS OF GRAMBLING

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