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STATE OF LOUISIANA EDWARD JONES, MAYOR

STATE OF LOUISIANA
EDWARD JONES, MAYOR
& EX-OFFICIO TAX COLLECTOR VS. PARISH OF LINCOLN DELINQUENT TAXPAYERS
CITY OF GRAMBLING TAX ROLLS FOR 2010 PROCES VERBAL OF NOTICE OF DELINQUENT TAXPAYERS PURSUANT TO LOUISIANA REVISED STATUTES 47:2180 B.

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ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS

ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS
Sealed bids will be received for the State of Louisiana by the Division of Administration, Office of Facility Planning and Control, Claiborne Office Building, 1201 North Third Street, Conference Room 1-145, Post Office Box 94095, Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70804-9095 until 2:00 P.M., Wednesday, September 7, 2011.
ANY PERSON REQUIRING SPECIAL ACCOMMODATIONS SHALL NOTIFY FACILITY PLANNING AND CONTROL OF THE TYPE(S) OF ACCOMMODATION REQUIRED NOT LESS THAN SEVEN (7) DAYS BEFORE THE BID OPENING.
FOR: Statewide Roofing Repair
District 4 - Phase 7
Statewide, Louisiana

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PUBLIC NOTICE Serenity Place, LP propose

PUBLIC NOTICE

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Deputy arrested

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LPSO terminates employee
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A Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s Office deputy has been terminated and arrested by the Louisiana State Police after a citizen complained that the deputy was abusing his authority.
Around Aug. 19, the Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s Office received a citizen complaint against Deputy Gene Butler. The complaint alleged that Butler had used his position of authority to force or coerce the victim to sell a vehicle for a reduced price to the deputy.
According to a press release by the LPSO, the Louisiana State Police was immediately contacted and asked to conduct an independent criminal investigation of the complaint.

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LEGAL NOTICE

LEGAL NOTICE

INSERT PHOTO!!!!

I, KENNETH WHITE have been convicted of INDECENT BEHAVIOR WITH A JUVENILE in the 3rd Judicial District Court of Bossier Parish. My address is 1104 Eastland Ave., RUSTON, LA 71270.
Race: BLACK
Sex: MALE
DOB: 12/01/1978
Height: 5’7”
Weight: 205 lbs
Hair Color: BLACK
Eye Color: BROWN
Scars, tattoos, other identifying marks:
NONE
2td: August 24 & 25, 2011

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Storm causes fires

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The Lincoln Parish Fire Department responded to two reports of lightning striking almost simultaneously on Wednesday afternoon at two distances not far from each other. LPFD spokesman Jim Hilton said at 12:58 p.m., lightning struck a tree on Plez Road off of Louisiana Highway 33. LPFD Chief Dennis Ford (pictured above) said the tree was in flames from the base up to about 40 feet when they arrived on the scene.

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Winds bring outages

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Storms caused thousands to lose power in Lincoln and surrounding parishes on Wednesday.
Entergy Customer Service Manager Jim Pesnell said a total of about 7,000 customers were without power in Lincoln, Jackson, Union and Bienville parishes, with about 4,000 of this number in Lincoln.
“We had storms move through around mid-afternoon, and the damage was done,” Pesnell said. “This was more due to wind damage, with trees on lines.”

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Fire count high

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Burn ban continues despite rain

In the past seven days, the Lincoln Parish Fire Department has responded to 12 grass and/or woods fires throughout Lincoln Parish.
Jim Hilton, spokesman for the LPFD, said that although Lincoln Parish has received much needed rainfall during the month of August, the area is still experiencing extremely dry conditions.
Hilton said three of the fires began on Aug. 18 and were the result of lightning strikes during a thunderstorm where there was heavy rainfall, which confirms that conditions are very dry and susceptible to fire. As a result, the burn ban for Lincoln Parish that began on June 6 remains in effect.

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City has special meeting

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Ruston City Council members convened for about five minutes on Wednesday afternoon for a special-called meeting.
Present with aldermen Glenda Braggs, Jedd Lewis and Jim Pearce. Marie Riggs and Elmore Mayfield were absent. Lewis introduced an ordinance to raise the water rates for the city of Ruston, and Pearce introduced an ordinance to raise the sewer rates.

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New design in ‘site’ for parish

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GIS demonstrates web features at 2 library seminars
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An estimated 70 area residents showed up at the Lincoln Parish Library on Tuesday at either of two sessions designed to foster a better understanding of the Geographic Information Systems Office website.
The recently updated website — www.lincolnparish.org — contains tabs to a diversity of data, such as property information, online maps and local government contacts.
During Tuesday’s meetings, Lincoln Parish GIS District Chair Pam Jones and GIS Analyst Jackson Matthews used a projector to show attendees inside the library meeting room how to navigate the website.

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