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July 26th

Avery Island in the Civil War

Shane K. Bernard, Ph.D will be the guest speaker for the Young-Sanders Center for the Study of the War Between the States in Louisiana at 1:30 p.m. Aug. 6. Bernard serves as historian and curator to the McIIhenny Company and Avery Island, Inc., Archives of Avery Island.
He is the author of several books about south Louisiana culture and history.

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Gala to celebrate Grambling’s 110th anniversary and regional leaders

GRAMBLING — This Labor Day weekend is sure to be one to remember.
Gramblinites and friends of Grambling State University (GSU) will converge in the twin cities of Shreveport-Bossier City for the Second Annual Port City Classic.
Kicking off the weekend in style will be GSU’s Port City Gala taking place in the Captain Ballroom of the Shreveport Convention Center at 7 p.m. Sept. 2. Many of Shreveport-Bossier City’s finest citizens, including business and community leaders, will be in attendance.

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Teachers develop new strategies for high-school classrooms

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BATON ROUGE — Nearly 30 Louisiana high school teachers gathered June 6-10 on Louisiana State University’s campus for the Marathon High School Teacher Engineering Awareness Program (HSTEAP). Sponsored by Marathon Oil Company, HSTEAP is intended to aid teachers in the pursuit of understanding, engineering and developing curriculum strategies that support and strengthen understanding of science, technology, engineering and mathematics in the high school classroom.

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THE FOLLOWING Resolution was offered by Council member Cullen Jackson. and seconded by. Council member Roy Jackson

THE FOLLOWING Resolution was offered by Council member Cullen Jackson. and seconded
by. Council member Roy Jackson
RESOLUTION NO. 070711-3
A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE CITY OF GRAMBLING, PARISH OF LINCOLN, STATE OF LOUISIANA (THE "ISSUER") TO INCUR DEBT AND TO ISSUE ITS CERTIFICATE OF INDEBTEDNESS, SERIES 2011 IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED ONE HUNDRED EIGHTY THOUSAND DOLLARS ($180,000); MAKING APPLICATION TO THE STATE BOND
COMMISSION; AND OTHERWISE PROVIDING WITH RESPECT
THERETO.

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RESOLUTION NO. 0707011-1

RESOLUTION NO. 0707011-1
BE IT RESOLVED by the City Council of the City of Grambling in the monthly Meeting assembled that:
WHEREAS, the Office of the Legislative Auditor of the State of Louisiana has presented to the City Administration a Louisiana Compliance Questionnaire to be completed by the Administration of the City of Grambling; and
WHEREAS, it is required by that office that the questionnaire be presented and adopted by the governing authority of the City of Grambling by means of adoption of a resolution; and

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PUBLIC NOTICE FOR CITY OF GRAMBLING GRAMBLING, LOUISIANA

PUBLIC NOTICE FOR CITY OF GRAMBLING
GRAMBLING, LOUISIANA
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that Ordinances titled below:
ORDINANCE NO. 070711-3
AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF GRAMBLING TO DECLARE PROPERTY AS SURPLUS AND TO AUTHORIZE SALE OF SAID SURPLUS PROPERTY
ORDINANCE NO. 070711-4
AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF GRAMBLING AMENDING THE MINIMUM STANDARDS AND QUALIFICATIONS FOR EMPLOYMENT FOR PARTICIPANTS IN THE SECOND CHANCE GRANT PROGRAM

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CITY OF GRAMBLING ORDINANCE NO. 070711-3

CITY OF GRAMBLING
ORDINANCE NO. 070711-3
AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF GRAMBLING TO DECLARE PROPERTY AS SURPLUS AND TO AUTHORIZE SALE OF SAID SURPLUS PROPERTY
WHEREAS, an ordinance has been proposed to be adopted by the Board of Aldermen of the City of Grambling; and WHEREAS, the proposed ordinance must be introduced by its title; and WHEREAS, a public hearing must be held prior to its adoption; and

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July 25th

Grambling man killed in wreck

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A Grambling man is dead after a three-vehicle crash in Morehouse Parish Saturday that also resulted in serious injuries to a man from Oak Grove.
Louisiana State Police Troop F Troopers responded to the crash on Louisiana Highway 139 (milepost 17.1) at about 9:15 p.m. Saturday. The investigation revealed that a 2004 Lexis car was traveling north on La. 139 when, for unknown reasons, it crossed the center line of the highway and side-swiped a 1994 Ford van. The Lexis reportedly then continued traveling north in the southbound lane until it struck a 2005 Toyota van in a head-on manner.

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Speaker to discuss grief, the elderly

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Elderly residents have had a lifetime to experience loss, which means for many one more reason to grieve may be one too many.
Karen Kopera-Frye, professor of gerontology, sociology and political science at the University of Louisiana at Monroe, will speak at the monthly meeting of the local National Alliance for Mental Illness at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday on the topic of “Depression, Grief and Loss.” The event will be at the Community Trust Bank Financial Center, located at 1511 N. Trenton St.

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Howell state’s top HS teacher

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A Ruston High School teacher has received top honors in her career.
Freshman Academy teacher Emily Howell was named Louisiana’s 2012 High School Teacher of the Year during the 5th annual Cecil J. Picard Educator Excellence Symposium and Celebration.
Other state-level winners were honored as well.

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