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Burn ban issued

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Due to the extremely dry conditions in certain parishes within the state, State Fire Marshal H. “Butch” Browning and Agriculture and Forestry Commissioner Mike Strain have issued a cease and desist order for all private burning, pursuant to authority under R.S. 40:1563.
Private burning shall only be allowed by permission of the local fire department or local government.

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Getting prepared for Zumba classes

Let’s face it, working out is healthy, rewarding and beneficial. Working out can also be lots of things, but it’s never been known to be an exhilarating experience … until Zumba came along.
The Zumba program fuses hypnotic Latin rhythms and easy-to-follow moves to create a one-of-a-kind fitness program that will blow you away. The goal is simple: Zumba wants you to want to work out, to love working out and to get hooked. Enthusiasts of Zumba achieve long-term benefits while experiencing an absolute blast in one exciting hour of calorie-burning, body-energizing, awe-inspiring movements meant to engage and captivate for life.

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Family holds reunion

Members of the Underwood family came together the weekend of July 15-18 to celebrate the Tom Underwood Family Reunion.
The reunion kicked off Friday evening with skating in Bossier City, followed by a cookout at the home of Bunny and Dorothy Hudson of Minden, son-in-law and daughter of the late Tom and Fannie Underwood. A grand time was had by all, with plenty of food, fun, family and friends.
On Saturday morning the family gathered at Lake Bistineau State Park in Doyline where the remainder of the reunion was held.

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‘Cats ready for move back to 5-A

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Ruston High back at same level as rival West Monroe, Ouachita
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Maybe the number of A’s by a school’s name doesn’t mean that much sometimes, but one thing is guaranteed for Ruston High’s football program in 2011.
The Bearcats are back with the “big boys.”
It’s a return to Class 5A of the Louisiana High School Athletic Association after two seasons in the Quad-A ranks.

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Tech volleyball begins season with new faces

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Louisiana Tech University’s volleyball team is readying for another season.
Here’s a look at one of the positions on the Techsters’ team:
Outside Hitter
After losing three letterwinners in Taylor Fritz, Jennifer Goodwin and Kassia Pinto, the Lady Techsters will have a void to fill at the outside hitter position. Fritz, Goodwin and Pinto were all starters last season combining for 1,175 kills along with 1,529 digs during their time at Tech.
Looking to fill that void are returners Nataliya Panova and Clara Vido along with freshmen newcomers Bridget Benditz, Shelbie Reed and junior transfer Marcella Braz.

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Updyke honored in WAC soccer

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DENVER – Sophomore goalkeeper Caitlin Updyke of Louisiana Tech University was named by the Western Athletic Conference as the Verizon Defensive Player of the Week.
This is the second time she has been received the honor and second straight year that she earned the honor in the first week of the season.

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Edwards to perform Elvis tribute at Dixie

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The sideburns, the hips, the jumpsuits and the hits will be on display when Elvis tribute artist Donny Edwards takes the stage on Oct. 8 at the Dixie Center for the Arts.
They're the trademarks of an entertainer who shook up the world like no one before or since, Edwards said.
"There will never be another one like him," Edwards said. “There will be guys like me, but there will never be another Elvis.”

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ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS

ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS
Sealed bids will be received for the State of Louisiana by Louisiana Tech University, Office of Purchasing, Room 408, Keeny Hall, Post
Office Box 3157, Ruston, Louisiana 71272 until 2:00 P.M., Monday, September 19, 2011.
ANY PERSON REQUIRING SPECIAL ACCOMMODATIONS SHALL NOTIFY LOUISIANA TECH UNIVERSITY OF THE TYPE(S)
OF ACCOMMODATION REQUIRED NOT LESS THAN SEVEN (7) DAYS BEFORE THE BID OPENING.
FOR: Tech Pointe – First Floor Buildout
Louisiana Tech University
Ruston, Louisiana

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RUSTON LINCOLN Convention & Visitors Bureau Board

RUSTON LINCOLN Convention & Visitors Bureau Board of Directors Meeting 8:00 a.m. July 14, 2011 Ruston, LA
Minutes
Members Present:
Keith Brasuell, Chair
Rosy Bromell
Ryan Madden
Skip Russell
Chris Garriga
Bill Hogan
Staff Present:
Kyle Edmiston, President/CEO
Timothy Bush, VP for Sales/Marketing
Members Absent:
Dr. Dave Guerin
Dr. Kenoye Eke
Don Dyson
Call to Order
Mr. Brasuell called the meeting to order at 8:00 a.m.
Invocation
Mr. Bush presented the invocation.
Approval of Agenda

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LEGAL NOTICE

LEGAL NOTICE
Toyota/JT2MA67L1D0051619 is stored at Allstate Towing, Inc. & Salvage, 7331 Hwy. 80, Ruston, LA 71270. If all current charges are not paid and vehicle claimed by owner by 09/08/2011, a Permit to Sell or Dismantle may be obtained.
2td: August 23 & 24, 2011

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