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Ruston Daily Leader (Newspaper) - July 17, 2001, Ruston, Louisiana Rustons Hometown Newspaper Since 1894 170 LOCAL BRIEFS La Leche to meet The La Leche League will meet at Thursday to discuss breastfeeding and For directions to the call Staff Report holds camp is holding a summer tennis camp July 2327 for moderately experi tennis There is a limit of 12 players ages Registration will end The registration fee is Staff Report Tax election set There will be a property tax renewal election This Law Enforcement District Proposition called by the sheriff calls for tion to continue the levy of its mill ad valorem tax taxable property for the purpose of providing funding for the Lincoln Parish Sheriffs Office in the district for 10 years beginning Staff Report Library visits Grambling The TLC van from the Lincoln Parish Library will be at the Grambling Town Hall from There will be audio tapes and magazines for adults and A childrens story time will be held at Staff Report Man whose car crashed may have had a seizure KENNER AP A Covington man whose car crashed Monday at Louis Armstrong International Airport died of a presumed seizure while on his way to pick up coworkers at the police Thomas was about to turn from the airports access road into the terminals baggage pickup area just after 7 when his car swerved into a landscaped area at a traffic police spokesman Steve Caraway Witnesses said he was not driving erratically before he left the and there were no signs of external so it could have been the result of a medical he Shortly before the Olive phoned the two men he was to pick up and told them that did not feel and relatives told police that he had a history of Caraway Olive was pronounced dead at Kenner Regional Medical The death will remain fied until an autopsy is Caraway Police Man kills son at baseball game LOUIS AP A man opened fire just after his sons baseball game Monday killing his estranged wife and the 10yearold boy as players and parents fled for The man later killed authorities The was watching the game from her car at the park in north Louis when she spotted her She yelled for her but the gunman began shooting before they could police The man killed his wife as she sat in the then turned the gun on his Louis Police Chief Joe No one else was The fled from the Police later found his car pulled over on Interstate The man was dead from a gunshot wound to the police No names were immediately Price 500 Copyright Ruston Wi The Ruston Daily Leader July 2001 Leader photo by MICHELE MARTIN How to make the perfect dough LSD agent and 4H leader Aimee Rambin right shows from left Katie Rachel Ansley from left Julie Cooper and Crystal Helton how to make sculpting dough during Mondays babysitting The seminar was held by the in the Community Trust Bank Community Room to teach area youngsters fun activities for babysitting as well as how to care for younger The workshop continues ASA tourney coming to Ruston By Tonya Oaks Smith News Editor Ruston will play host to the American Softball Association national girls 12 and under fastpitch tournament July 29 through Thirty to 40 teams from across the country will Already teams from Ken New Mississippi and Pennsylvania have At 10 July opening nies will be held at Louisiana Tech Joe Aillet The teams will be and a lunch for the teams and officials will Local residents are invited to attend the opening ceremonies to serve as a welcoming committee for the different We urge everyone that can to come out to Joe Aillet Sta dium and welcome all these teams to Judy head of the tourna ment host commit Sponsors are also needed for the tour Burt as well as citizens will ing to open their Burt homes for It takes many man hours and much money to host this Burt We are re quired to house and feed the officials and host the lunch for mately rent equipment and many other Sponsorships could cost from to but businesses and individuals can donate whatever they feel Burt See page 3 Submitted photo Roomful of Blues will play at 9 Friday at Steak House on the South Service Road in The members of the group are from left guitarist Chris bassist Thorn saxophonist Rich trumpet player Bob drummer Chris vocalist Mac from left trombone player Ray Gennari and keyboardist Hank Grammy nominees to appear By Tonya Oaks Smith News Editor The group Room ful of Blues is slated to appear at 9 Friday at Steak House in support of its newest Watch You When You Tickets for the event are and can be purchased in advance at the restaurant or at the The which has been nominated a total of four times for the Grammy has been playing in different in carnations since its 1968 inception in the showing off a differ ent blues styles in its Rich who plays saxophone for the group and leads its horn said the band has been influenced by a num ber of different artists and shows those differing influences in its We play a wide variety of blues Lataille When the band started in the late it was a and they did who joined the band in said the band a little to be influenced by jump and that was when the horn section was added to the original The group is now composed of eight most of whom joined the band in the last Lataille said the groups metamorphosis throughout its 30year history is part of the reason the bands music has remained viable and It hasnt been the same Lataille See page 3 11 VV IV Police investigate burglaries By Duane Baillio Staff Writer Vandalism and burglaries of five pickup trucks on the Ruston Ford dealerships lot over the weekend have Ruston police investigators searching for wheels and truck there were five vehicles vandalized or police spokes man Mike Freeman One of the ve only had a broken side The burglaries were reported at Monday by Ruston Fords service Freeman All of the vehicles targeted were Ford he Burglars broke out side windows on several stealing front tires and chrome The burglaries were likely committed some time after Saturday he Texas officials arrest sus in local ro By Duane Baillio Staff Writer A man sought by Ruston police in the July 2 armed robbery of a local fast food restaurant has been arrested and booked into a Dallas Texas j ail on a weap ons charge in that officials Marcus Dwayne whose age was was booked into the Texas jail on a charge of illegal carrying of a Ruston police spokesman Mike Freeman A hold has also been placed on preventing him from bonding out of jail due to the Ruston Police Departments armed robbery We are attempting to extradite him at this he In the armed a single sus armed with a entered the Fried Chicken 501 California and demanded Freeman said The suspect then fled on foot south down Henderson carrying an See page 3 State error impacts local schools Staff and Wire Reports It will probably be fall at the earliest before the state will find money to pay local school systems which suffered a com loss of million due to a Depart ment of Education That was the state ment issued by Com missioner of Admin Mark Drennan in response to a Monday deadline set by the Louisiana School Boards Asso Lincoln Parish School dent Gerald Cobb said he would be very pleased if we receive the funds by this The error has cost Lincoln Parish This miscalculation in funding was something that was very See page 3 Cobb Call 2553071 TODAY to receive home delivery of The Ruston Daily Leader ONLY for 4 months
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