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August 18th, 2016

LPPJ Meeting

The Lincoln Parish Police Jury met in regular session on Tuesday, July 12, 2016, at 7:00 p.m., at its regular meeting place in the Courthouse, Ruston, Louisiana. Present were: Theresa Wyatt, District One; Hazel D. Hunter, District Two; Bobby Bennett, District Three; Randy Roberson, District Four; David Hammons, District Five; Walter Pullen, District Six; Jody Backus; District Seven; Skip Russell, District Eight; Joe Henderson, District Nine; Nancy Wilson, District Ten; Sharyon Mayfield, District Eleven and Annette Straughter, District Twelve.
Absent: None

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Public Works Committee

TO: Lincoln Parish Police Jury
FROM: Public Works Committee
SUBJECT: Committee Report
The Public Works Committee of the Lincoln Parish Police Jury met in the Police Jury Meeting Room, Third Floor, Lincoln Parish Courthouse, July 12, 2016, at 6:30 p.m. Present were: Skip Russell, Chair; Bobby Bennett, David Hammons, Jody Backus, and Annette Straughter.
ABSENT: None
Skip Russell called the meeting to order and delivered the invocation.
David Hammons offered a motion, seconded by Annette Straughter, to approve the Agenda. The motion was voted upon and carried with the following votes:

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Solid Waste Committee

TO: Lincoln Parish Police Jury
FROM: Solid Waste and Recycling Committee
SUBJECT: Committee Report
The Solid Waste and Recycling Committee of the Lincoln Parish Police Jury met in the Police Jury Meeting Room, Third Floor, Lincoln Parish Courthouse, July 12, 2016, at 6:00 p.m. Present were: Walter Pullen, Chair; Randy Roberson, David Hammons, Jody Backus, and Sharyon Mayfield.
ABSENT: None
Walter Pullen called the meeting to order and delivered the invocation.

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Bids: 2016-26

ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS
SEALED BID # 2016-26
SEALED BIDS will be received until the hour of 10:00 a.m. THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 8, 2016 in the Purchasing Office of the city of Ruston located at the Public Works Complex, Administration Building, 701 East Tennessee Avenue, Ruston, LA 71270, at which time all bids received will be publicly opened and read aloud, for furnishing the city of Ruston with the
PURCHASE OF CLASS 1 AND CLASS 2 WOOD POLES
As per specifications on file:
The city of Ruston
Purchasing Office
701 East Tennessee Avenue
Ruston, Louisiana 71270
(318) 251-8631

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Notice

Skyline camper trailer/ VIN: 1SY300L21FG000255 Is stored at Dixie Towing 3976 Hwy 80 Ruston, La 71270. If all current charges are not paid and vehicle not claimed by owner by September 03,2016 a permit to sell or dismantle may be obtained.
2td: August 3, 18, 2016

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Tax List

STATE OF LOUISIANA
EDWARD JONES, MAYOR
& EX-OFFICIO TAX COLLECTOR
VS.
PARISH OF LINCOLN
DELINQUENT TAXPAYERS
CITY OF GRAMBLING TAX ROLLS
FOR 2015
PROCES VERBAL OF NOTICE OF DELINQUENT TAXPAYERS PURSUANT TO LOUISIANA REVISED STATUTES 47:2180 B.

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Era Chandler

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A memorial service for Era Byrd Chandler will be held at 2PM on Saturday, August 20, 2016, in the Burkhalter Chapel of Trinity United Methodist Church. Reverend Leslie Stephens will officiate. Private family interment will be at Forest Lawn Cemetery under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home of Ruston, LA.

Mrs. Chandler died Wednesday, August 10, 2016, at the Alpine Senior Care Center in Ruston, Louisiana, after a long illness.

She was born in Dodson, Louisiana, on October 11, 1921, to Esther Williamson and Roland McCray Pullen. She earned a

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Collaboration is the Key works with area professionals

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The Domestic Abuse Resistance Team’s 16th annual Collaboration is the Key hosted 127 domestic abuse professionals from around the state to learn about abuse in a variety of life stages on Wednesday.
The annual event brought speakers to address issues such as shaken baby syndrome, child abuse, reporting abuse and elderly abuse.
Wanda James, DART’s legal advocate and rural program supervisor, said the event brings experts in the field to the community to share their knowledge.

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Universities help students affected by flooding

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Grambling State University and Louisiana Tech University have begun the necessary preparations for incoming and out going students in the wake of recent south Louisiana flooding.
GSU is preparing for students coming to campus to begin school Monday, while Tech held summer commencement at 10 a.m. today.
GSU President Rick Gallot said registration prior to the first day of class continues through Friday, but the university will extend registration into next week to accommodate students and their families affected by the flooding.

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NAMI seeks to help, comfort community through conference

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The Ruston chapter of the National Alliance on Mental Illness will host a “Healthy Mind and Body” mini-conference beginning at 10:30 a.m. Saturday in the Lincoln Parish Library Lincoln Community Room.
The conference will focus on giving the community information about how to get and maintain a healthy body and mind, Jerrilene Washington, NAMI Ruston chapter president, said.
The conference was conceived earlier this year when two of the speakers came back from the state conference with educational information, she said.

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