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August 16th, 2014

Exhibit provides look at WWI soldiers’ daily lives

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When Joe Warren Nicholson registered for the draft in Arcadia in 1918 he could hardly dream that his Selective Service Card would feature prominently in the upcoming exhibition at Louisiana Tech University’s Enterprise Center marking the 100th anniversary of World War I.
This article — the third in a series publicizing the anniversary and exhibit — surveys publications spotlighting those in the Armed Services during the War. Most studies of the War focus on battle, so this show concentrates instead on daily routine.

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Armonds celebrate 45 years

FJ and Marsha Armond celebrated their 45th wedding anniversary on Saturday. They were married on Aug. 16, 1969. They have three children — Allison, Chad and Andrew. They have four grandchildren — Thomas, Lily, Marie and Anna — and one due in September.

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Accidents, visiting and meeting new people

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I’m a little embarrassed about last week’s column. All I had on my mind it would seem was the amazing house and grounds where we spent our vacation. But as you know, I tell you what’s on my mind whether it is interesting or not, but when I wrote there wasn’t really anything going on except our family having a grand old time in this fabulous place.
I was like a country kid with my first glimpse of the city lights.

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RHS students invited to the White House

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Ruston High School students Canyon and Cranesha Roberson, along with their mother Carlyle Sapp Roberson, recently returned from Washington, D.C., after the two Roberson siblings were nominated for the White House Champions of Change Event for the Future of Agriculture.
Since 2010 USDA has had a StrikeForce Initiative aimed at providing assistance to help rural communities to prosper. Louisiana was included as StrikeForce State this year.

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Church News

ASSEMBLY OF GOD
First Assembly of God
“Living in the Spirit” class is at 9:45 a.m. Sundays. Children’s church is at 10:45 a.m. Nursery through age 3 is provided at 10:45 a.m. Sundays, by request on Sunday night and at 6 p.m. Wednesday.
BAPTIST
Antioch
Annual homecoming services will be held at 3 p.m. today. Guest speaker will be Norah Banks Jr., pastor of New Pilgrim Rest Baptist Church.
Revival services will be held at 7:15 p.m. Monday through Friday. Revival evangelist will be E.C. Morgan, pastor of Mt. Zion No. 2 Missionary Baptist Church in Dubach.
Calvary

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August 15th

GSU pres. search extended

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Tentative timeline pushed to Spring 2015
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BATON ROUGE — The tentative timeline for Grambling State University’s presidential search must be reworked, said Search Chair and University of Louisiana System President Sandra K. Woodley.  The original goal to name a new president in October will be extended into Spring 2015.
“During the May committee meeting, we indicated that the search timeline would likely be delayed if we chose to go through the state’s rigorous Request for Proposals (RFP) process to secure a search firm with HBCU experience,” Woodley said. 

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Library offers ancestry help

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Residents who have been wondering who their great grandmother or great-great grandfather is or have considered digging up their family roots, but don’t know where to start, are in luck. From 1-4 p.m. Saturday in the Lincoln Community Room of the Lincoln Parish Library, residents will be able to get free genealogy help.

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K-9 Connor alerts

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A traffic stop made by the Ruston Police Department resulted in a woman’s arrest.
Tankea Shunta Millbrooks, 31, of 166 Greene Lane, was arrested for possession of schedule I drugs with intent to distribute, expired Motor Vehicle Inspection sticker, license plate — improper display and possession of drug paraphernalia.
According to the affidavit, officers witnessed a vehicle traveling down California Avenue with no license plate.
Upon making contact with the driver, the officer reported there being a strong smell of marijuana coming from the vehicle.

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Jones announces re-election bid

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Ruston’s District 2 Alderwoman Rosalind Jones today announced her bid for re-election.
Jones, a Democrat, was appointed to the city’s board of aldermen in July to fill the unexpired term of the late District 2 Alderman Elmore Mayfield. She’s now seeking a full four-year term.
Candidate qualifying for the Nov. 4 primary begins Wednesday.

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Become a patron of the arts by joining NCLAC

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NCLAC began its mission in 1987 “to enrich the region by fostering opportunities for creative expression; to establish a strong presence of the arts wherein the artists, arts organizations and community can thrive; and to share our diverse cultural heritage, celebrating not just who we are, but what we can become.”
Since then it has benefited and grown in capacity because of its many supporters. Members have made everything from the daily manning of the office, to providing full-scale events like the Holiday Arts Tour possible.

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