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Deadline approaches for JA Award

Each year the Junior Auxiliary of Ruston takes the time to recognize a person in Lincoln Parish who has went above and beyond.
They do this through the Betty Robbins Volunteer of the Year Award.
This annual award is presented to a resident who has made a difference in the lives of the children in our community.

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Suspicious activity hits America

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With the recent news and media frenzy surrounding Trayvon Martin, it’s been hard not to notice the rising talk of what really being “suspicious” means to anyone who calls themselves an American citizen.
With people saying wearing a “hoodie,” or wearing dark clothing, or walking faster or whatever someone might view as suspicious, I have come to believe we really can’t make that judgment without being biased in some form or fashion.
Just as much as I have seen someone wearing a hoodie take the time to stop and help someone out, I have also seen people dressed in the finest threads commit acts not-so indicative of their apparel.

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Arrest George Zimmerman

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In the whole swirling political/media uproar over Trayvon Martin’s shooting, only two things are indisputably clear: A 17-year-old boy is dead, and George Zimmerman shot him.
Nothing we can do can bring Trayvon back. It’s clear from all versions of this event that Trayvon did not deserve to die. It is not clear whether his death is a result of murder, manslaughter or what the law calls “justifiable homicide” — a legal term for an intentional death that is not a criminal act.

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RESOLUTION NO. 788 OF 2012

RESOLUTION NO. 788 OF 2012
RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING CITY TO ENTER INTO A MASTER SERVICES AGREEMENT FOR ENGINEERING AND RELATED SERVICES AT THE RUSTON REGIONAL AIRPORT

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RESOLUTION NO. 787 OF 2012

RESOLUTION NO. 787 OF 2012
RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE CITY OF RUSTON TO PARTICIPATE IN THE STATE OF LOUISIANA COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT PROGRAM AND AUTHORIZING CERTAIN ACTIONS TO BE TAKEN BY THE CITY AS DESIGNATED BY THE STATE

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RESOLUTION NO. 786 OF 2012

RESOLUTION NO. 786 OF 2012
RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING CITY TO ENTER INTO CONTRACT FOR CONSTRUCTION OF CELEBRITY DRIVE SEWER MAIN EXTENSION

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RESOLUTION NO. 785 OF 2012

RESOLUTION NO. 785 OF 2012
RESOLUTION IN SUPPORT OF THE LINCOLN PARISH SCHOOL BOARD'S APPLICATION FOR GRANT FUNDS SUBMITTED THROUGH THE FHWA RECREATIONAL TRAILS PROGRAM FOR LOUISIANA

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RESOLUTION NO. 784 OF 2012

RESOLUTION NO. 784 OF 2012

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RESOLUTION NO. 783 OF 2012

RESOLUTION NO. 783 OF 2012
RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING CITY TO ENTER INTO SUPPLEMENTAL AGREEMENT NO. 5 WITH THE LOUISIANA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION AND DEVELOPMENT RELATING TO I-20 SERVICE ROAD IMPROVEMENTS - HIGHWAY 33 TO HIGHWAY 167 AND WEST OF HIGHWAY 167 TO EXISTING SERVICE ROADS, LINCOLN PARISH, LOUISIANA PROJECT

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MINUTES OF A REGULAR MEETING OF THE MAYOR

MINUTES OF A REGULAR MEETING OF THE MAYOR AND BOARD OF ALDERMEN OF THE CITY OF RUSTON HELD ON MONDAY, MARCH 5, 2012, AT 5:30 P.M., IN COUNCIL CHAMBERS/ COURTROOM, 2ND FLOOR, CITY HALL, 401 NORTH TRENTON, RUSTON, LOUISIANA

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