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November 11th, 2012

RUSTON LINCOLN Convention & Visitors Bureau Board of Directors Meeting 8:00 a.m.

RUSTON LINCOLN Convention & Visitors Bureau Board of Directors Meeting 8:00 a.m. September 20, 2012 Ruston, LA
Minutes
Members Present: Bill Hogan, Chair
Chris Garriga
Dr. Dave Guerin
Greg Phillips
Skip Russell
Rosy Bromell
Staff Present:
Travis Napper, President/CEO
Timothy Bush, VP for Sales/Marketing
Members Absent:
Keith Brasuell
Call to Order
Mr. Hogan called the meeting to order at 8:00 a.m.
Invocation
Mr. Bush presented the invocation.
Approval of Agenda

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ANYONE CLAIMING an ownership,

ANYONE CLAIMING an ownership, legal, or possessory interest in the land and immovable property located on the 40 acre parcel more commonly known as 604 Liberty Hill Road, Simsboro, LA 71275, please contact Robert Knights, Attorney, at P.O. Box 243, Mandeville LA, 70470, or via email at robertwilliamknightsattorney@gmail.com. Please enclose copies of all evidence of your interest.
3td: October 28 & November 4 & 11, 2012

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November 10th

Celebrating veterans

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Ruston Fire Chief James Austin challenged residents attending a Veterans Day program put on by Ludley-McCall-Williams American Legion Post 593 at the Grambling Community Center on Friday to never forget the sacrifice that veterans and their families have given.

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Town eyes saggy pants ban

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GRAMBLING — In taking with the trend of fining individuals who “sag,” Grambling Police Chief Tommy Clark explained to the town of Grambling aldermen that recent complaints have led him to investigate options in combating this issue.

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Guice, Hrncir make the cut

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Semifinalists named in Tech presidential search

The field has been narrowed down to two semifinalists in the search for the next leader of Louisiana Tech University.
Tech’s own Les Guice, executive vice president and vice president for research and development, and Duance C. Hrncir, acting president of South Dakota School of Mines and Technology, came through as the front runners in the search, which drew nine total applicants.
“The committee felt Dr. Guice and Dr. Hrncir had the strongest applications for this position with both demonstrating progressive campus leadership. The semifinalist interviews are a very important next step in this process as it gives the campus a chance to interact with the candidates and provide feedback to the committee,” Search Chair and University of Louisiana System Board Chair Wayne Parker said. “They both have extensive experience in higher education, both of them have held strong leadership positions and both have what we believe are outstanding performance records.”

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Sparta overuse reduced

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Though it’s not quite time to throw a victory pool party, preliminary reports indicate that the Sparta Aquifer is doing better.
The 2010 preliminary water use report from the U.S. Geological Survey Water Resources Cooperative Program reveals that water usage was down by approximately 4.87 million gallons per day in 2010 from 2005, the previous reporting year. That places total water usage at 63.11 million gallons per day, which is still more than 11 million gallons above the sustainable level of 52 million gallons per day.

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Tech keeps winning

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Louisiana Tech University wide receiver R.P. Stuart (83) leaps up to make a catch during the Bulldogs’ 62-55 Western Athletic Conference victory over Texas State University on Saturday night in San Marcos, Texas. The Top 25 ranked Bulldogs improved to a 9-1 record on the season and to 4-0 in the league. See more details on page 9A.

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Appreciate veterans all year

When an armistice was called on the 11th hour, of the 11th day of the 11th month in 1918, the Great War’s hostilities ceased. Although World War I did not officially end until the Treaty of Versailles was signed on June 28, 1919, the day, month and hour when the fighting stopped was eventually observed as the first Armistice Day in 1919.

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Mayor: New zoning code progress

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On behalf of the City of Ruston, I should like to thank the citizens of Ruston for your continuing contributions to the development of new city zoning codes.

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‘Tick’ Lewis family thankful for support

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We the family of William Michael “Tick” Lewis would like to thank all of those who participated and supported us in the search for our brother.

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