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June 28th, 2016

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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BIDS 2016-20

ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS
SEALED BID # 2016-20
SEALED BIDS will be received until the hour of 10:00 a.m. TUESDAY, JULY 12, 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 336 ACSR CABLE
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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Local wins state title

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MONROE (AP) — A 22-year-old classical piano player from Choudrant has been named Miss Louisiana.

Justine Ker won the crown during the Saturday finals held at the Monroe Civic Center.
Ker is a student at Vanderbilt University.

She has studied the piano for the last 16 years and performed Chopin’s “Fantaisie-Impromptu” for the talent competition while wearing a black velvet evening gown with a flowing train.

Ker was the runner-up during last year’s Miss Louisiana competition where she also won the instrumental performance award.

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The Ginger Binger wins contest

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Top photo: Caylan “The Ginger Binger” Dowden, left, and Damon “The Destroyer” Serginet, right, gobble peach cobbler during the Louisiana Peach Festival’s first Cobbler Gobbler contest on Saturday.
Participants attempted to eat two pounds of professionally baked cobbler in five minutes. Dowden, middle photo, raises his hands in victory after eating all of his cobbler in less than the allotted time.
He won $1,000 and the official Cobbler Gobbler championship belt. The contest was sponsored by Hampton Inn in Ruston.

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