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May 24th, 2016

NOTICE

Anyone who knows the whereabouts of or has any other information concerning Wayne J. Godbout, please contact FORREST L. MOEGLE, Attorney at Law, 307 N. Trenton St, Ste. 102, Ruston, LA 71270, 318-254-0100 (office),318-255-4375 (facsimile).
3td: May 22, 23, 24, 2016

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Bulldogs not looking past C-USA tourney

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Tech focused on first-round game vs. Rice in conference championships
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Baseball America’s latest NCAA Regional projections have Louisiana Tech as the No. 3 seed in the Baton Rouge Regional hosted by LSU.
But first the Bulldogs have a little business to take care of in the Conference USA Tournament, where Tech, the No. 5 seed, begins play at 9 a.m. Wednesday in Hattiesburg, Mississippi, against fourth-seeded Rice.
Tech swept the No. 16 Owls in a three-game home series over the weekend.

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Ahlrich, Diaz named to C-USA All-Academic Team

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Louisiana Tech pitcher Graham Ahlrich and catcher Brent Diaz have been named to the Conference USA Baseball All-Academic Team, as announced by the league office Monday afternoon.
Twelve student-athletes from nine different C-USA schools make up the team, which is selected by the media relations contact at each of the 12 baseball schools. In order to be eligible for the recognition, student‐athletes must hold a 3.2 cumulative grade point average, be of at least sophomore academic standing and be a starter or key reserve for their team.

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Juneteenth Fest seeks vendors

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The application deadline to become a vendor for the 44th annual Juneteenth Heritage Festival is 5 p.m. June 10.

Yanise Days, a member of the Grambling Juneteenth Heritage Festival Committee, said interested persons may pick up an application at Grambling City Hall, download one from the city of Grambling’s website at cityofgrambling.org or request one via email at gramblingjuneteenth@hotmail.com.

The vendor fee is $50 and accepted forms of payment of the fee are cash, check or a money order made payable to the Grambling Economic Development Corporation.

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Parish looks to expand reading program

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Six Lincoln Parish elementary schools librarians met Friday to review the inaugural year of the Children’s Choices program.
Amy Vessel, Louisiana Tech University associate professor of curriculum, instruction and leadership, said Children’s Choices selected more than 900 new titles for children to read in schools’ libraries for review.
More than 2,500 students at Hillcrest Elementary, Ruston Elementary, Glen View Elementary and Cypress Springs Elementary read many of the 900 new titles between August 2015 to January 2016, shared their reviews and voted on their favorites.

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861 become Tech alumni

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Louisiana Tech University closed out its spring quarter Saturday with keynote speaker John Hofmeister, founder and chief executive for Citizens for Affordable Energy and former president of Shell Oil Company, reminding the 861 graduates that receiving their degrees from Tech has helped shape their worldview, their flow with life and their balance.

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Author speaks to Lions Club

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The Ruston Lions Club recently had their guest speaker well known outdoor writer Glynn Harris. Harris, who hails from Goldonna, told the group a few of his favorite stories in which he was involved over the course of his lifetime.

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Club News: Ruston Civic Guild

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The Ruston Civic Guild met for its May meeting at beautiful Toma Lodge where members enjoyed a delicious salad luncheon.
Patsy Bourgeois, outgoing president, announced new officers for the coming year: President, Linda Colvin; Vice President, Delora Gregory; Corresponding Secretary, Kathy Shealy; Recording Secretary, Connie Cozar; Treasurer, Hilda Estes; Parliamentarian, Bourgeois; and Publicity, Shirley Cobb.
Activities for the 2016-2017 year were discussed including a 50-year celebration of the club to be held in the fall.

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Excelling on, off the diamond

The Ruston Daily Leader congratulates the Louisiana Tech University baseball team for the Diamond ’Dogs outstanding all-around efforts, both on the field and in the classroom.

Tech hasn’t seen this level of excitement about its baseball team for nearly 30 years. The last time the Diamond ’Dogs received a berth in the NCAA Tournaments was during regional competition in 1987.

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May 23rd

SEALED BIDS

NOTICE TO BIDDERS
Sealed bids will be received at the Louisiana Tech University Purchasing Office, P.O. Box 3157 T.S., 408 Keeny Hall, Louisiana Tech University, Ruston, Louisiana until 2:00 P.M., June 13, 2016 at which time and place they will be publicly opened for the following:
Cleaning Services (50012-333-16):
Specifications and bid documents for the above may be obtained from the Director of Purchasing, Louisiana Tech University, Ruston, Louisiana; phone 318-257-4205 or fax request to 318-257-3772.

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