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Felton Cottonham

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Felton Cottonham, 78, a long time resident of Jackson parish passed away Friday, October 26, 2012. Felton was a veteran of the Korean War and a dedicated employee of Stone Container for over 40 years. After he retired, he worked at Wal-Mart in Jonesboro for more than 10 years.

Felton was a member of Traveler's Rest Missionary Baptist Church and was a respected member of the deacon board.

He maintained an active social life with friends, family, neighbors and church members throughout his life.

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INVITATION FOR BIDS Sealed bids will be received by the Police Jury of Lincoln Parish

INVITATION FOR BIDS
Sealed bids will be received by the Police Jury of Lincoln Parish until 10:00 a.m., Thursday, November 8, 2012 at its office in the Courthouse, Ruston, Louisiana, for furnishing:
ONE (1) PACKAGE TERTIARY FILTER SYSTEM
Only bids submitted on Bid Forms will be accepted. Bid Forms and Specifications may be obtained from the office of the Lincoln Parish Police Jury, P.O. Box 979, Ruston, Louisiana 71273-0979. The Police Jury reserves the right to reject any or all bids for just cause.
Lincoln Parish Police Jury
Courtney Hall
Parish Administrator
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PUBLIC NOTICE/IN compliance with requirements of the Louisiana Public Service Commission,

PUBLIC NOTICE/IN compliance with requirements of the Louisiana Public Service Commission, American Water & Wastewater Management is requesting a change in its monthly sewage rates for Camellia Estates, Curry Creek, Patrick Cove, and Willow Creek Subdivisions in Lincoln and Ouachita Parish. The propsed increase is from the current $@4.50 to $37.00 per month. Any comments should be addressed to the LA. Public Service Commission at 800-256-2397. LA Public Service Commission, Records Division, 602 N. 5th St., 12th Floor, Baton Rouge, LA. 70821.
1td: October 31, 2012

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NOTICE TO BIDDERS Sealed bids will be received at the Louisiana Tech University

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., November 19, 2012 at which time and place they will be publicly opened for the following:
Printing LA Tech Magazine (50012-229-13)
Specifications and bid documents for the above may be obtained from the Director of Purchasing, Louisiana Tech University, Ruston, Louisiana; phone 318-257-4205 or fax request to 318-257-3772.

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LOST PROMISSORY NOTE:

LOST PROMISSORY NOTE: Anyone knowing the whereabouts or having possession of one (1) certain promissory note executed by Seth Allen Scarborough, Dated October 23, 2000, in the principal sum of $72,000.00. Please contact Jennifer M. Racca at P.O. Box 80459, Baton Rouge, LA 70898 or at (225) 216-1099.
3td: October 29, 30 & 31, 2012

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October 30th

Exhibit reveals lives lost to domestic violence

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Anyone who drives by the Civic Center in downtown Ruston will notice a crowd of red silhouettes lingering on the front lawn.
Presented by the Domestic Abuse Resistance Team, each silhouette in “The Silent Witnesses” exhibit represents a life lost to domestic violence in the five-parish area DART serves, including Lincoln, Jackson, Union, Bienville and Claiborne. Next year, Winn and Grant parishes will be added to the display.
Only statistics from the last 12 years, since DART has been compiling information, are represented.

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Zoning commission votes to recommend changes

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On Monday evening, the Ruston Zoning Commission unanimously voted to recommend the proposed amendments to the city’s zoning code to the board of aldermen.
In his report, Zoning Administrator Jim Hays told the commission that the code being considered had undergone many changes in response to public input following its release in August.

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Teacher overcomes cancer

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A little more than a year ago, Doris Moore would not have imagined she would be describing herself as a breast cancer survivor.
“You know, you think, this can’t happen to me. I can’t get that,” said Doris, a special education teacher at Glen View Elementary.
However, keeping in mind breast cancer was a possibility, Doris said she made a habit of screening.

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Upgrade in fuel

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Tech research leads to breakthrough

Recognizing a national need to eliminate U.S. dependency on foreign oil and reverse large trade deficits driven by oil imports, Jupiter Fuels — a privately owned startup development company focused on proving the economics of breakthrough natural gas-to-liquid fuel conversion technology — is capitalizing on nanotechnology energy research taking place at Louisiana Tech University.

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The different colors of autumn

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The weather has been great, and it is a good time to enjoy the native wildflowers blooming along the roadsides and in the fields. Many native plants growing during the hot summer months are barely noticeable to the untrained eye, but during the fall months there are magnificent displays of yellow, purple, lavender, blue and pink patches of color mixed among the landscape. One can only wish that planned efforts could duplicate nature’s efforts.

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