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September 2nd, 2014

First-Year Convocation welcomes, celebrates newest class of Louisiana Tech students

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It’s become a rite of passage for new students entering Louisiana Tech University and a tradition of new Bulldogs making the transition from high school to college.
Tech’s seventh annual First-Year Convocation will be held at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 3 in Howard Auditorium. All first-year students, as well as Tech alumni and friends, are invited and encouraged to attend.

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Minimize storm damage around the home

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We are approaching the peak season for tropical storms and hurricanes. When looking at long-term averages of hurricanes and tropical storms in the Atlantic Basin, there is a broad maximum from late August through September with a pronounced peak occurring around Sept. 10. In north Louisiana these events can be damaging to landscapes and structures, primarily from strong winds and heavy rainfall. It may be difficult to entirely protect your home and yard from the strong winds of a storm, but there are certainly steps you can take to help minimize the damage

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Bulldogs looking to bounce back

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Tech hopes for lessons learned in season-opening loss at Oklahoma
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Louisiana Tech head coach Skip Holtz can only hope lessons were learned during his Bulldogs’ 48-16 season-opener loss to Top 5 powerhouse Oklahoma over the weekend.

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Tech soccer team rallies again

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Lady Techsters remain unbeaten with win over E. Illinois
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CHARLESTON, Illinois — The Louisiana Tech soccer team is already starting to build the reputation of comeback kids.
The team was down a goal at halftime but then exploded for three second half scores to defeat Eastern Illinois, 3-1, on Sunday afternoon at Lakeside Field.
It marked the third comeback for Tech (4-0-1) in just five matches this season and wrapped up a great effort at the EIU Tournament.

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Get in the game with your school

Are you ready for some football? You better be, because it’s here!
The wait ended for Lincoln Parish football fans over the weekend as Grambling State and Louisiana Tech Universities kicked off their seasons.
And with the high school regular season set to start on Friday, there are no more preseason scrimmages, practice sessions or jamborees. It’s all for real now.
Grambling State kicked off its season on the road, putting up a tough fight before falling at Lamar.
The Tigers head back to Texas this weekend to face the University of Houston at 6 p.m. Saturday.

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There are keys to being successful

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You’ve heard the saying, when you keep doing the same thing over and over again and expect different results, that is the definition of insanity. That’s just what many of us do when we decide to make healthy changes to our eating patterns. You start out saying today is going to be the day.

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ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS

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SEALED BID # 2014-012
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 TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 16, 2014, at which time all bids will be publicly opened and read aloud, for furnishing the city of Ruston with an
THE PURCHASE OF ONE (1) NEW PLAY STRUCTURE FOR THE CITY OF RUSTON PARKS AND RECREATION DEPARTMENT
As per specifications on file:
The city of Ruston
Purchasing Office
701 East Tennessee Avenue

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PUBLIC NOTICE

PUBLIC NOTICE
Notice is hereby given that the Lincoln Parish Multi-Jurisdictional Task Force has seized as the results of drug crimes and will offer for sale the following items:
Item 1. 2005 Mercury Marquis VIN 2MHFM75W85X629617
Item 2. 1999 Chevrolet Suburban VIN 3GNFK16R2XG157316
Item 3. 2000 Toyota 4Runner VIN JT3HN86R7Y0280914
Item 4. 1996 Cadillac Deville VIN 1G6KD52Y1TU268360
Bids will be received at Ebay.com under seller name 318LPNET from September 3 through September 10, 2014 and will be sold to the highest bidder.
2td: August 26 & September 2, 2014

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PUBLIC NOTICE

PUBLIC NOTICE
The Lincoln Area Agency on Aging will hold its annual meeting Monday, October 20, 2014 at 11:00am at 1000 Saratoga Street, Ruston, Louisiana. A brief summary of services and financial information for fiscal year 2014 will be given and election of board members. The public is invited; but only members can vote for Board members. Open membership will be from September 1 until September 30, 2014. For more information contact Michelle Wright at (318) 255-5070.
1td: September 2, 2014

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CITY OF RUSTON
PROJECT NO. 1312
Sealed bids for the construction of the following project will be received by the Purchasing Office of the City of Ruston, Louisiana, located at Ruston Public Works Complex, 701 East Tennessee Avenue, Ruston, Louisiana 71270, Telephone (318) 251-8631, Fax (318) 251-8648, either by mail or hand delivery, no later than 2:00 p.m. local time on September 16, 2014 at which time all bids will be publicly opened and read aloud. Bids received after the 2:00 p.m. deadline will be returned to the bidder unopened.

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