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Era Cox Wade

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.

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NOTICE TO BIDDERS

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)

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CITY OF GRAMBLING

CITY OF GRAMBLING
PUBLIC HEARING
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

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A jammin’ good time

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Twelve years after his death, the legacy of John Simoneaux and his music remains a strong force in Ruston.

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Safe behind the wheel

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The children living at the Methodist Children’s Home can travel the roads a little more safely, thanks to the Louisiana Highway Safety Commission.

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Ruston man dead in crash

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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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Quitman victim identified

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Police have released the name of the Quitman man who died in a motorcycle crash on Tuesday.

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Two area court cases delayed

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Two local men were expected to have pretrial conferences this week, but both have been rescheduled to April.

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Renowned conductor helps out RHS choir

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The Ruston High School choral program will be infused with a touch of excellence this week as Grammy-winning choral director Charles Bruffy stops by to teach them a thing or two.

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RCT prepares for ‘Dearly Beloved’

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Rehearsals are well under way for the Ruston Community Theater production of “Dearly Beloved.”

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