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June 24th, 2014

Quality homegrown herbs

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One of the advantages of growing your own herbs is being able to harvest fresh herbs when you need them for whatever the occasion calls for, cooking, potpourri, decorations, etc. Proper harvesting and preservation of herbs for future use allows herbs to be available throughout the year. 
Herbs should be harvested when the oils responsible for flavor and aroma are at their peak. Proper timing depends on the plant part you are harvesting and the intended use.

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Tech volleyball adds Sahlmann

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Louisiana Tech head volleyball coach Adriano de Souza has announced the hiring of Dustin Sahlmann as an assistant coach to the Lady Techster Volleyball staff for the upcoming 2014 season.
Sahlmann comes to Ruston after an assistant and interim head coaching stint at the University of New Orleans last season.
While at UNO, Sahlmann was responsible for training the setters, defensive specialists and libero’s, while also serving as the recruiting coordinator for the Lady Privateers.

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C-USA adds match play to championship

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IRVING, Texas — Conference USA is set to become the first NCAA Division I conference to including match play as part of its men’s golf league championship. C-USA schools will play 54 holes of stroke play with the top four teams advancing to a four-team seeded match play playoff. The format change, which mirrors the NCAA Championship format, was approved by the Conference USA Board of Directors during their meetings earlier this month.
The dates and site of the 2015 Conference USA Men’s Golf Championship will be determined at a later date.

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No Bayou Classic without GSU

Sometimes things are said without truly being considered.
Kudos to the organizers of the Bayou Classic for realizing just that.
Last week Robert Bruno, commissioner of the Louisiana Stadium and Exposition District, openly questioned if Grambling would be able to keep selling enough tickets to warrant a spot in the Bayou Classic on a permanent basis.

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Find summer fun on the farm

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Amusement parks are fun but why not have a different experience this summer. Pack up your family for a series of road trips close to home that allow you and the family to get in touch with agriculture. These agritourism venues will provide memorable learning experiences for your family.
MarketMaker, an online directory, has a search tool just for agritourism venues. It also includes a listing of farmers markets located throughout our state. Go to http://la.foodmarketmaker.com/ and search for either type of destination.

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PUBLIC NOTICE

PUBLIC NOTICE
Sealed bids will be received in the Office of the Superintendent at the Lincoln Parish School Board Office, 410 South Farmerville Street, Ruston, LA until 10:00 a.m., on July 3, 2014 at which time bids will be opened and read aloud for the following surplus buses.

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Bid forms may be obtained from the Lincoln Parish School Board Office, 410 South Farmerville Street, Ruston, LA during the hours of 8:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. Monday - Thursday and 8:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. on Friday.
DANNY L. BELL, Superintendent
3td: June 10, 17 and 24, 2014

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RUSTON LINCOLN Convention & Visitors Bureau

RUSTON LINCOLN Convention & Visitors Bureau
Board of Directors Meeting
8:00 a.m. March 20, 2014
Ruston, LA
Minutes
Members Present: Dr. Dave Guerin, Chair Richard Lewis, Vice Chair Gregg Phillips, Treasurer
Tiffany Baldwin
Chris Garriga
Bill Hogan
Debra Johnson
Ronny Walker
Staff Present:
Travis Napper, President/CEO
Amanda Quimby, Marketing Director
Visitors Present:
Brandon Sutherland Lindsay Gouedy
Jessica Little
Members Absent:
Keith Brasuell
Call to Order
Dr. Guerin called the meeting to order at 8:01 a.m.
Invocation
Mr. Phillips presented the invocation.

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LEGAL NOTICE

LEGAL NOTICE

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LEGAL NOTICE

LEGAL NOTICE
167 NORTH SELF STORAGE pursuant to LA R.S. 9:4759, notice is hereby given that 167 NORTH SELF STORAGE, located at 5568 Highway 167 N, Ruston, LA 71270, will sell at auction the following described properties located in unit indicated and leased to person so named:
Victoria, Darrel
P.O. Box 310111
Houdton, TX 77231
Unit No. C114
Full size mattress and boxed springs, large dresser, couch, bar stool, suitcase, misc. items.
DATE OF AUCTION: Monday, July 3 @ 10:00 a.m. For cash at Public Auction to the last and highest bidder. The property to be sold as one complete purchase.

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June 23rd

Fresh blueberries ripe for the pickin’

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Baker Langford, of Arcadia, was recently out picking blueberries at Pop’s Blueberry Patch, located at 7223 Highway 822 in Dubach. Residents are allowed to pick their own blueberries, or they can buy fresh blueberries that have already been picked. Blueberries can be frozen to be used in various dishes throughout the year, and can last for quite some time in the freezer. For more information about Pop’s Blueberry Patch, call 777-3762.

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