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June 28th, 2016

Women’s hoops legend Pat Summitt dead at 64

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The sport of women’s basketball lost a legend this morning as Pat Summitt, the winningest coach in Division I college basketball history, died at the age of 64.
Summitt led the Tennessee Lady Volunteers to eight national championships in 38 seasons before retiring in 2012 due to early-onset Alzheimer’s Disease.
Her son, former Louisiana Tech women’s basketball head coach Tyler Summitt, issued a statement this morning saying his mother died peacefully at Sherrill Hill Senior Living in Knoxville surrounded by those who loved her most.

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Festival attendees celebrate peaches

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Top left photo: Caylan Dowden, member of live screenprinting group Printed Ink, screen prints made-to-order T-shirts as part of the Beta Sigma Phi sponsored Peach Festival
Top right photo: Dinosaurs roam downtown Ruston as one of the many Peach Festival’s attractions.
Middle left photo: Matti and Charli Grillot sell homemade lemonade from a street stand at the Louisiana Peach Festival.
Middle right photo: Many quilts were submitted to the Louisiana Peach Festival Quilt and Fiber Art Show & Sale, but the show head tuner was this Harry Potter-themed quilt pictured above.

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Student places in national competition

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Jonathan Gunasekaran placed second runner up out of 39 at the 2016 National You Be The Chemist Challenge in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

The I.A. Lewis sixth grader received a $2,500 scholarship and a trophy for placing third in the competition.

“I was really happy (to place third),” he said. “I was glad to be one of the top in the nation.”

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Dinosaur fun at the Peach Festival

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Minden’s Joel Pharr, 19 months, gives a smile and a wave to a roaming dinosaur as his mother Amy Metzger looks on Friday during the 66th annual Louisiana Peach Festival.

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Green to lead Tech’s Agriculture Sciences and Forestry

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William Green, professor of agricultural sciences and interim director of the School of Agricultural Sciences and Forestry at Louisiana Tech University, will assume permanent leadership of the unit as its new director, effective July 1.
Pending approval from the University of Louisiana System Board of Supervisors, Green will take the reins of the newly-formed School, which is part of Tech’s College of Applied and Natural Sciences.

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Brown makes parish proud

Over the years, many an area athlete have made Lincoln Parish sports fans proud.

On Saturday night, it was former Louisiana Tech University men’s basketball standout P.J. Brown’s turn.

Brown became the sixth representative from the Bulldogs’ basketball program and 53rd overall from the parish to be inducted into the Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame during ceremonies at the Natchitoches Events Center.

Along with boosting Tech’s number of men’s basketball players in the state Sports Hall of Fame, he increased the parish’s total in that sport to 11 (Grambling State University has five).

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June 27th

Meeting

The Town Council of Dubach, Louisiana met in Regular Session Monday June 20, 2016
at 6:30 pm at the Town Hall. Present were Honorable Robert Jensen Mayor, Council members Ruby
Key, Robert Colvin, Evelyn Graham.
Absent: Donna Lewis & Monique Roberts
Citizens attended: Mr & Mrs. Humble
The Meeting opened with Pledge of Allegiance and Invocation by Robert Colvin.
Motion by Robert Colvin, Seconded by Ruby Key to approve Agenda as presented
(and amended). Motion carried.
Motion by Robert Colvin, Seconded by Evelyn Graham to approve the previous Minutes as read.
Motion Carried.

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Proposed Budget

TOWN OF DUBACH
PROPOSED BUDGET FOR YEAR ENDING JUNE 30, 2017
GENERAL FUND
REVENUE $234,350.00
EXPENDITURES
General & Administrative $128,900.00
Police Department $153,505.00
Street Department $20,400.00
TOTAL $302,805.00
GARBAGE FUND
REVENUE 64,500.00
EXPENDITURES 95,150.00
WATER/SEWER FUND (ENTERPRISE FUND)
REVENUE 201,600.00
EXPENDITURES 257,800.00
1td: June 27, 2016

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Sealed 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 10:00 A.M. CT July 15, 2016 at which time they will be publicly opened and read aloud.
Bid # 50018-160008 - Air Cool Chiller Replacement at Stadium Support Building
A Mandatory Pre-Bid Conference will be held on July 7, 2016_at 2:00 p.m. in the Purchasing Department Conference Room.

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Project #1307

ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS
CITY OF RUSTON
PROJECT NO. 1307

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