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Ruston Daily Leader (Newspaper) - February 18, 2003, Ruston, Louisiana BEST AVAILABLE COPY Breast cancer survives See page LOCAL BRIEFS Superintendent interviews continue Lincoln Parish School Board officials will continue interviews today with candidates to replace retiring superin tendent Gerald Donaldo executive director for Orleans Parish will interview at 4 He will be followed by Buddy principal of West Monroe High at 6 Wednesday interviews are slated for Choudrant High School principal Ronald Crawford at 4 Ruston Junior High School principal Randy interviews were conducted with Ruston High School principal Charles Scriber and magnet for Austin Texas Independent Schools Juanita Personnel director and superintendent of instruction for the Ouachita Parish School Board Frank Hoffman withdrew his name from consideration The interviews are The new superintendent will be chosen March Staff Report Jazz Band to perform The Ruston High School Jazz Band will have a concert at 7 Admission is Staff Report Four arrested in separate bomb threats LAKE CHARLES AP Four people have been accused of unrelated bomb threats that interrupted downtown Lake Charles and clogged traffic in In Lake police arrested three people who allegedly issued bomb threats to government buildings in the downtown Authorities said the trio apparently was trying to of them avoid a court In a woman was arrested after admitting to detectives that she made a bomb threat last month that emptied the Beauregard Parish Courthouse and held up traffic for authorities No bombs were found after either In Lake police said the threats were made on the telphone 9 from the home of Linda who was arrested and booked with terrorizing along with Hollie Jones and South had been scheduled to appear in state district court the day the calls were police In the DeRidder Sharon was arrested in connection with a bomb threat made to the Beauregard Parish clerk of courts office Miller was due in court 6 for a hearing in which she believed her probation on a conviction was to be the sheriffs office She was booked with a probation violation and false communication of a planned INTERNATIONAL BRIEFS South Korea subway arson kills at least 120 South Korea AP Fire raced through two subway trains packed with people in South Korea today after a man ignited a carton filled with flammable killing about 120 people and injuring officials A suspect was under interrogation in South Koreas thirdlargest but police still did not know what motivated the Rescue workers had given up the search for survivors by the It was unknown what substance the attacker used to start the Price 500 Copyright Ruston Hustons Hometown Newspaper Since 1894 The V Daily Leader Richards squad making noise 2003 Commission OKs subdivision Group split on outcome By Tre Bischof News Editor Rustons Planning and Zoning Com mission approved a motion to OK the preliminary plat for Meadow Crest Sub division Phase II Monday night despite reservations from two The idea of building the subdivision met with scrutiny by residents of Acadian Acres and Wedgewood sion when the last met 27 and approved Phase I of the Residents living near the proposed construction feel the planned homes are not large enough and are placed too closely together po devaluing their I just feel like we are being taken advantage a resident of The first phase of the subdivision calls for the construction of eight homes on Cooktown Drive near the corner of West Kentucky Phase II calls for 41 smaller lots zoned in the A2 The A2 zoning requires 50 feet of frontage and square feet per total What is being proposed for Phase II of this subdivision is 60foot frontage with an average of square feet per They are proposing two 600foot sacs with 20 and 21 lots per a staff report from the Ruston Planning and Zoning Office One concern Commissioner Jim King has with the plan is he is not convinced this plan is in line with what A2 zoning called for when created in The defi of A2 has always allowed single or he the definition of family has become more broad over the Grambling coaches excited about new facility By Davis Executive Sports Editor GRAMBLING When the sun came Monday afternoon was complete for Grambling State baseball team and its What better way to usher in the 2003 home schedule than by having nice weather to go with a plush new stadium It worked out said vet eran head coach Wilbert The good Lord blessed us today with some good weather and a tremendous fa Sparkling under the was the schools new million fa that greeted Tigers fans with a brick facade that a thro atmosphere to Where once Grambling players and the visiting team had to dress in makeshift on the bus or in dormitory or hotel rooms prior to game now there were spacious cubicles waiting their A concession stand will offer a See page 3 Leader photo by DAVIS Athletic Director Al Dennis right and head baseball coach Wilbert Ellis stand at the entrance of Grambling State new stadium prior to Monday afternoons 2003 home opener against Texas It hasnt changed it terms of but it has in terms of who can reside King If were basing this on a 1949 ordi we need to get some legal counsel on what the original intent King and Commissioner Schumpert Jones called for an opinion by the city attorney regarding whether or not the new subdivision should be They are both concerned because the future map approved in 2002 by the Board of Aldermen calls for this land to be used as low but this sion would be high See page 3 Official Fishing on DArbonne among best By George Graham Staff Writer FARMERVILLE Improvements in fishing in Lake DArbonne have made the lake among the best in the the head of the states inland fisheries told a crowd of about 150 at Mondays Lake Com mission The overall status of the DArbonne Fishery is Director of Inland Fisheries Division Supervisor Michael Wood DArbonne Lake competes with any crappie lake in the Woods based his comments on results of a recently completed survey which the and sizes of species Results of the survey show that from 1993 until the 15inch bass popula tion has continued to go up every Wood The crappie population has not been evaluated as yet but it looks extremely There are lots and lots of very large crappie in the Wood told the crowd the winning See page 3 FBI official to speak at GSU Wednesday Leader News Services GRAMBLING Grambling State University will feature a speech by the Cassandra who serves as the assistant director of the FBI Train ing who grew up in Louisiana and holds degrees from LSU and Loyola law will deliver the months keynote address Wednesday in Harris The featured speaker was named to the assistant director position as part the efforts to redirect the bureaus mission toward preventing A 17year veteran of the Chandler said in a recent USA Today article that the bureaus greatest need is a willing ness to change internally to eliminate the old boy network that permeated its upper echelon and externally to enable it to better prevent She received a bachelors degree in See page 3 Count set for Saturday By Ty Hinton Staff Writer DUBACH A major step toward re districting Dubach will be taken Satur day when the population is The along with the water was discussed Monday during the monthly council meeting at the town Dubach has contested the results of the 2000 which showed a population of because Hamilton Road was missed during the initial Saturdays count will show what the population is A group of Louisiana Tech students in professor Gary research methods class will canvas Dubach col information from the citizens throughout the Mayor Margaret Rogers said she will be pleased with the I will be fine with what the final re sult she We need to find out the right Rogers is seeking volunteers from each of the or at least one from each We need volunteers for each Rogers During the if the residents see someone they it will be It will make it easier on the residents and the Rogers said the forms are not difficult to It is a very simple she They are not as involved like the census See page 3 Leader photo by HANNAH MAY Area celebrates Literacy Week Third grader Ashley of Lisa class at Cypress Springs drops everything and reads as part of national literacy 40 percent Highs in the upper Entertainment 2 Call 2553071 TODAY to receive home delivery of The Ruston Daily Leader ONLY for 4 months
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