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May 3rd, 2013

TUESDAY, APRIL 30, 2013 NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

TUESDAY, APRIL 30, 2013
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
The following application will be considered at a meeting of the Zoning Commission of the City of Ruston, Monday, May 20, 2013, at 5:30 P.M. in the Court Room, City Hall, 401 North Trenton Street.
Case No. 1154: Application for Conditional Use Permit (Rebuild Apartment Complex)
Applicant: National Church Residences of Ruston Louisiana, Inc.
Location: 611 South Bonner Street

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TUESDAY, APRIL 30, 2013 NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

TUESDAY, APRIL 30, 2013
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
The following application will be considered at a meeting of the Zoning Commission of the City of Ruston, Monday, May 20, 2013, at 5:30 P.M. in the Court Room, City Hall, 401 North Trenton Street.
Case No. 1152: Consideration of Petition for Annexation and amendment of the Master Plan by extending the Zoning and the Future Land Use Plan to the area considered for annexation into the Ruston corporate limits.

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TUESDAY, APRIL 30, 2013 NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

TUESDAY, APRIL 30, 2013
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
The following application will be considered at a meeting of the Planning Commission of the City of Ruston, Monday, May 20, 2013, at 5:30 P.M. in the Court Room, City Hall, 401 North Trenton Street.
Case No. 1150: Application for Minor Subdivision Approval
Applicant: Azure Properties, LLC
Location: Lot 1, Unit 1 Willow Glen Park Subdivision

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ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS

ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS
Sealed bids will be accepted in the office of the Purchasing Director in the Purchasing Department, located at 403 Main Street, Grambling, Louisiana until 2 P.M. CT May 28, 2013 at which time they will be publicly opened and read aloud.
Bid # 50018-130016: Water Production and Distribution Systems Rehabilitation, Water Wells #3 and #5

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May 2nd

Black, Terry to unite in matrimony

Carla Black, of Trophy Club, Texas, and Garrett Terry, of Ruston, are pleased to announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage.

The bride-elect is the daughter of Steve and Karen Black, of Trophy Club, and the granddaughter of the late John and Beth Black and the late Gus and Marie Cowart. Carla is a graduate of Faith Christian School and Texas Tech University.

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Stamping out cancer

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Lincoln Parish residents will walk a “Relay for Life” Friday as they participate in the American Cancer Society’s annual fundraising event.
The 2013 Lincoln Parish Relay for Life is set to start at 6 p.m. at the Ruston High School track.
“We had to battle rain last year and were forced to move inside at Ruston Junior High School,” said event organizer Priscilla Turner of the ACS. “We’re hoping the weather will cooperate more this year and the rain will move out by Friday morning, although it looks like it might be a cool night.”

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Ruston fire extinguished

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City worker helps save home with call to RFD
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A Ruston home was damaged by fire Wednesday morning before Ruston Fire Department personnel extinguished the blaze.
The RFD responded to a 911 call concerning a house fire on Arthur Drive around 10:30 a.m. Wednesday.
RFD Public Information Officer Eric Brazzel said the fire was noticed by Ben Pierce, a City of Ruston Public Works employee with the streets department, who was with a crew checking the drainage systems in that area when he noticed smoke coming from the home and immediately called 911.

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Man booked on armed robbery

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A Monroe man was arrested in connection to an armed robbery that occurred in late March, in which he and an accomplice allegedly robbed a man at gunpoint in the Ruston area.

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Childhood memory inspired winning Peach Festival poster

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Anne Muckleroy, a sophomore communications design major at Louisiana Tech University, is the winner of the 2013 Louisiana Peach Festival poster contest.
Muckleroy’s design is a series of 18 hand-drawn canning jars each filled with a different peach product. She added a peach-tinted watercolor texture to each jar. The poster is a combination of her original pen work and computer graphic design.
Muckleroy describes the poster as “a Southern hometown version of Andy Warhol.” The West Monroe resident said the design stemmed from a childhood memory of visiting her grandparents in Ruston.

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MCH to celebrate Youth Worker Day

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The Louisiana United Methodist Children and Family Services (LUMCFS) has announced that the Children’s Homes in Ruston, Mandeville and Sulphur will join communities, organizations and caring people nationwide today in celebrating “Thank a Youth Worker Day.”

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