Submitted by Ruston Leader on Thu, 02/24/2011 - 7:54am
Era Cox Wade, 98, died in Mobile, AL on January 17, 2011. She was born in 1912 in Avinger, Texas, to Pearl Anna Claude and Elvin Floyd Cox. She was a devoted wife and mother, a skilled homemaker, an avid reader, an enthusiastic gardener, and a faithful church member. Her sunny outlook on life endeared her to all who knew her. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband of 61 years, Roy M. Wade, Sr.; her son, Roy M. Wade, Jr.; her grandson, William C. Culp, Jr; her brothers, Claude and Carl Cox, her sister, Nell Cox, and her grandson, William C. Culp, Jr.
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. March 17, 2011 at which time and place they will be publicly opened for the following:
Design, Installation and Operation of a Distributed Antenna System for the Thomas Assembly Center and Joe Aillet Stadium (50012-165-11)
CITY OF GRAMBLING
SAFE ROUTES TO SCHOOL
On Friday, February 25, 2011, at 12:00 noon at the Grambling Community Center, there will be a Public Hearing on the proposed Safe Routes to School Project. All interested citizens are encouraged to attend this meeting.
3td:February 20, 22 & 24, 2011
A Ruston man died Wednesday in a single car crash on Louisiana Highway 154, just south of Athens in Claiborne Parish.
Jimmie Richardson, 52, of Ruston, was reportedly not wearing a seatbelt at the time of the accident and was pronounced dead at the scene by the Claiborne Parish coroner.
Louisiana State Police Troop G officers responded to the single-vehicle crash at 11:05 a.m. Wednesday. According to investigating troopers, Richardson, a plant worker for Texas Gas, was traveling north in a 2007 Chevrolet Silverado when the vehicle approached a hill and curve to the right.
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