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Apple not impressing everyone

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On Friday, thousands of people waited in line for hours, some even camped out, just to own the coveted iPhone 5 on the day of its release, instead of having to wait a few weeks for it to come in the mail or restock in the stores.
I am perplexed by this behavior for multiple reasons. I realize I am not as technologically in tune with the times as most people my age — I was one of the last of my friends to get a Facebook account — but even some of the most-up-to-date consumers must stop and scratch their heads at the idea of camping out for an iPhone. Even while driving to work on Friday morning, I heard Kidd Kraddick and his co-host discussing one individual’s attempt to sell his spot in line for roughly 1,000 British pounds. That is the equivalent to about $1,600. That is ludicrous.

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Dorthy Faye Holloway Flowers

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Dorthy Faye Holloway Flowers, “Dot”, “Mimie”, age 76 of Ruston went to be with the lord September 21, 2012. She passed away peacefully at home with all of her family by her side.
A memorial service will be held at 10 am Monday, September 24th at First Baptist Church in Ruston. Dot donated her body to Louisiana State University Medical Center in Shreveport, LA, for medical education and research.

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LEGAL NOTICE REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS FOR EXTERNAL AUDITING SERVICES

LEGAL NOTICE REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS FOR EXTERNAL AUDITING SERVICES

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ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS CITY OF GRAMBLING, LA

ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS CITY OF GRAMBLING, LA
Separate sealed bids will be received by the Engineer on behalf of the MAYOR AND CITY COUNCIL at 100 W. Carolina Avenue, Suite B, Ruston, LA 71270, for the construction of the project described as follows:
Water Production and Distribution System Rehabilitation, Water Well #4-REBID

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TO: LINCOLN Parish Police Jury FROM: Public Works Committee

TO: LINCOLN Parish Police Jury
FROM: Public Works Committee
SUBJECT: Committee Report
The Public Works Committee of the Lincoln Parish Police Jury met in the Police Jury Meeting Room, Third Floor, Lincoln Parish Courthouse, August 13, 2012, at 5:30 p.m. Present were: Randy Roberson, Chair; Theresa Wyatt, Bobby Bennett, David Hammons, Joe Henderson, and Nancy Wilson.
ABSENT: None

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TO: LINCOLN Parish Police Jury FROM: Public Property and Buildings Committee

TO: LINCOLN Parish Police Jury
FROM: Public Property and Buildings Committee
SUBJECT: Committee Report
The Public Property and Buildings Committee of the Lincoln Parish Police Jury met in the Police Jury Meeting Room, Third Floor, Lincoln Parish Courthouse, August 13, 2012, at 5:00 p.m. Present were: Hazel Hunter, Chair; Theresa Wyatt, Bobby Bennett, David Hammons, Skip Russell, and Nancy Wilson.
ABSENT: None
Hazel Hunter called the meeting to order and delivered the invocation.

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PUBLIC NOTICE City of Grambling

PUBLIC NOTICE
City of Grambling
Grambling, Louisiana
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that the following Ordinances will be considered for adoption:
ORDINANCE NO. 090602012-1
AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF GRAMBLING TO REPEAL THE EXISTING DILAPIDATED AND DANGEROUS BUILDINGS ORDINANCE AND TO ADOPT A NEW BUILDING ABATEMENT ORDINANCE TO PROVIDE FOR THE REGULATION AND ABATEMENT OF DILAPIDATED AND DANGEROUS BUILDINGS.
ORDINANCE NO. 090602012-2

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THE LINCOLN Parish Police Jury met in regular session on Tuesday

THE LINCOLN Parish Police Jury met in regular session on Tuesday, August 14, 2012, at 7:00 p.m., at its regular meeting place in the Courthouse, Ruston, Louisiana. Present were: Theresa Wyatt, District One; Hazel D. Hunter, District Two; Bobby Bennett, District Three; Randy Roberson, District Four; David Hammons, District Five; Walter Pullen, District Six; Jody Backus; District Seven; Skip Russell, District Eight; Joe Henderson, District Nine; Nancy Wilson, District Ten; Sharyon Mayfield, District Eleven and Ronny Walker, District Twelve.
Absent: None

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TO: LINCOLN Parish Police Jury

TO: LINCOLN Parish Police Jury
FROM: Personnel/ Benefits Committee
SUBJECT: Committee Report
The Personnel/Benefits Committee of the Lincoln Parish Police Jury met in the Police Jury Meeting Room, Third Floor, Lincoln Parish Courthouse, August 13, 2012, at 6:00 p.m. Present were: Joe Henderson, Chair; Theresa Wyatt, David Hammons, Walter Pullen, Sharyon Mayfield, and Ronny Walker.
ABSENT: None

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ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS SEALED BID # 2012-0032

ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS SEALED BID # 2012-0032
The Purchasing Office of the city of Ruston, Louisiana, located at Ruston Public Works Complex, 701 East Tennessee Avenue, Ruston, LA 71270 will be accepting SEALED BIDS until the hour of 10:00 a.m. local time WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 10, 2012, at which time all bids will be publicly opened and read aloud, for furnishing the city of Ruston with an
ANNUAL SUPPLY CONTRACT OF SB-2 GRANITE ROCK FOR THE CITY OF RUSTON DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS
As per specifications on file:
The city of Ruston
Purchasing Office
701 East Tennessee Avenue

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