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October 6th

Friday preps: district battles

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RHS, Creek, Grambling kick off ‘real season’
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For Lilncoln Parish’s three high school football teams, the intensity meter goes into high gear on Friday night.
That’s when district competition kicks off for Ruston, Grambling and Cedar Creek.
And as an added bonus for their fans, its also the renewal of area rivalries.

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Parks was expecting Tech to win

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Bulldogs’ coach, team settle for second place at tourney
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CHOUDRANT — Following the final round of the 2011 Squire Creek Invitational this week, Louisiana Tech University head coach Jeff Parks didn’t have the look of a coach who had just watched his team beat 11 of the 12 teams it faced during two days of competition.
Instead, Parks looked disappointed.
The third-year head coach’s mindset shows the positive steps that the Bulldog golf program has taken over the past decade.

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Tech ‘Welcome Back’ supper set for Argent Pavilion tonight

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The annual Louisiana Tech University Lady Techster basketball “Welcome Back” supper is scheduled for tonight at 6 p.m. at the Argent Pavilion located adjacent to the Thomas Assemlby Center.
The event is free to all Tech fans, but those attending are asked to bring a covered dish (Vegetable, salad, bread or dessert). Meat and drinks will be provided.
Lady Techsters’ head coach Teresa Weatherspoon will be on hand with her coaching staff and will introduce the 2011-012 Lady Techst

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NOTICE Proposed Constitutional Amendments

NOTICE
Proposed Constitutional Amendments
to be voted on at the
Gubernatorial General Election
November 19, 2011
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CODING: Words in struck through type are deletions from existing law; words underscored (House Bills) and underscored and boldfaced (Senate Bills) are additions.
Proposed Amendment No. 1
Regular Session, 2011
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Act 425
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HOUSE BILL NO. 135

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ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS CITY OF RUSTON PROJECT NO. 622

ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS
CITY OF RUSTON
PROJECT NO. 622
Sealed bids for the following project will be received by the Purchasing Department of the City of Ruston, Louisiana, located at Ruston Public Works Complex, 701 East Tennessee Avenue, Ruston, Louisiana 71270, either by mail or hand delivery, no later than 10:00 A.M. local time on November 1, 2011, at which time all bids received will be publicly opened and read aloud in the office of the Purchasing Agent. Bids received after the 10:00 A.M. deadline will be returned via certified mail to the bidder unopened.

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Carmon Elizabeth Gerlach Rodgers

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Carmon Elizabeth Gerlach Rodgers, 90, passed on to join her Lord and Savior, October 3, 2011. A memorial service will be held at 10:00 Saturday, October 8, 2011 in the Chapel of First Baptist Church in Ruston, LA with Pastor Andy Johnson officiating.

Carmon Rodgers was preceded in death by her husband William “Bill” W. Rodgers, parents Rudie and Minnie T. Gerlach, sister Kathryn G. Roberts, and son William Whit Rodgers.

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October 5th

Teachers, grads honored

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Three Ruston High School teachers and four graduates will be named the RHS Alumni Association’s 2011 distinguished educators and alumni on Oct. 14.
This year’s Distinguished Educators are current RHS mathematics teacher Elaine Johnson, retired history teacher and coach Norris “Bud” Alexander, and the late history teacher and vice principal Morgan Peoples.
Named Distinguished Alumni are Zane Skinner, Robert Lewis and Duddy Burkhalter Garrett.

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Program offers early education

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October is Head Start Awareness Month, and the Lincoln Head Start Child Development Program held a program Monday to kick off the celebration.
The event sponsored by the Lincoln Total Community Action Agency honored Ruston Mayor Dan Hollingsworth, along with Superintendent of Schools Danny Bell by giving the two the duty of cutting the ribbon to kick off the ceremony.
Hollingsworth said it is very critical to have children in programs such as Head Start.

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Owens running for PJ District 1

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Charles H. Owens III has announced his candidacy for the Lincoln Parish Police Jury District 1 in Grambling.
The primary election is scheduled for Oct. 22.
Owens served on the jury from 1984 to 2007.  During that period, he held leadership positions, including vice president and chairman of the Public Works Committee.

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Library board rejects desk bid

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Group discusses percent for pay raises

A reference desk in limbo and staff pay raises were the main topics of discussion when the Lincoln Parish Library Board of Control convened last week.
Library Director Vivian McCain said Grant Parish Library offered to pay $3,000 for the Norway custom-built desk purchased in 2004.
Board members, however, decided against selling the property for this low price. McCain said the desk, which was purchased as part of a package deal, runs about $27,000.

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