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May 19th, 2014

Being “BIG” not an easy job

Two exceptional volunteers have been selected by the Wellspring Alliance for Families for the time they have put in as a mentor in the Big Brothers Big Sisters of North Louisiana.
Lurl Callaway and Harvey Harvey spend hours each week volunteering their time to make their little brothers’ and sisters’ lives a little easier, which is why they were selected as “BIGS of the Year” by Wellspring.
A resident of Ruston, Callaway has two little sisters: Nekeida and Daisy.

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Run for the Wall stirs feelings

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I never served in the military. Focused on college in the early 1980s, there was no conflict going on at the time to stir those patriotic feelings that lead many people to enlisting in a service.
But that’s not to say that I’m not patriotic, because I am — very much so. It’s incredible when those feelings get stirred up inside and fortunately they did so for me again Sunday afternoon.
Although it nearly didn’t happen.

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The Water We Drink

The Water We Drink
LINCOLN PARISH WATERWORKS DISTRICT #2
Public Water Supply ID: LA1061029

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PUBLIC NOTICE

PUBLIC NOTICE: Cellco Partnership and its controlled affiliates doing business as Verizon Wireless (Verizon Wireless) propose to build a 260-foot Self-support Communications Tower. Anticipated lighting application is medium intensity dual red/white strobes. The Site location is Highway 544, Ruston, Lincoln Parish, LA 71270; 32-33-17.491 N / 92-40-45.657 W. The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Antenna Structure Registration (ASR, Form-854) filing number A0861373.

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NOTICE OF PROPOSED ADOPTION OF ORDINANCE

NOTICE OF PROPOSED ADOPTION OF ORDINANCE
The Board of Aldermen of the City of Grambling shall meet on the 5th day of June, 2014 at 5:30 o'clock p.m. in the Council Chambers, City Hall, Grambling, LA, to consider the adoption of the following ordinance.
AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF GRAMBLING TO DECLARE PROPERTY AS SURPLUS AND TO AUTHORIZE SALE OF SAID SURPLUS PROPERTY.
Pursuant to a motion held at the Board of Aldermen Meeting held on May 1, 2014, the following property was deemed to be surplus property as such property is no longer needed for public purposes and that same should be sold:

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Lincoln Parish Waterworks District # 3

MAY 8TH, 2014
Lincoln Parish Waterworks District # 3 of Ruston, Louisiana met in a special meeting on this date. The commissioner's present was, Mr. Jack Allen president, Mr. Ralph McVay, Mr. G.W. Kimble and Mr. Willard Anderson. Commissioner's absent were Mr. Randy Snow. Also present was Mr. Chris Harris, manager.
Mr. McVay opened the meeting with prayer. Mr. Allen presented the agenda for adoption. There was one small change to be made. Mr. Kimble made a motion to adopt the agenda as printed with the change, Mr. Anderson seconded the motion and it was carried.

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MINUTES

MINUTES
VILLAGE OF CHOUDRANT COUNCIL
REGULAR MEETING
April 7, 2014
The Village of Choudrant Town Council met in special session. Present were Mayor Bill Sanderson, Alderman Ragan Aswell, Alderman Ricky Maier, Alderman Brandon Williams and guests.
Meeting was called to order at 7:00 p.m. by Mayor Sanderson. Mayor Sanderson gave prayer.
Motion to approve the agenda was made Alderman William and seconded by Alderman Maier. Approved.
Motion to approve the minutes of March 3, 2014, was made by Alderman Maier, seconded by Alderman Williams Approved.

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ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS

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SEALED BID # 2014-005
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 THURSDAY, JUNE 5, 2014, at which time all bids will be publicly opened and read aloud, for furnishing the city of Ruston with the
PURCHASE OF ONE (1) NEW REPLACEMENT SUBSTATION BATTERY SYSTEM, MATERIALS ONLY, FOR THE CITY OF RUSTON LIGHT AND POWER DEPARTMENT, KENTUCKY SUBSTATION
As per specifications on file:
The city of Ruston

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ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS

ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS
SEALED BIDS will be received by Grambling State University, until 2:00 P.M., on Tuesday, June 10, 2014 in the Purchasing Office; Old President's Residence, Room 111; 430 Main Street, Grambling State University, Grambling, Louisiana for:
Student Health Insurance

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SEALED BID # 2014-004
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 THURSDAY, JUNE 5, 2014, at which time all bids will be publicly opened and read aloud, for furnishing the city of Ruston with an
ANNUAL SUPPLY CONTRACT OF UNIFORMS FOR THE CITY OF RUSTON FIRE DEPARTMENT
As per specifications on file:
The city of Ruston
Purchasing Office
701 East Tennessee Avenue
Ruston, Louisiana 71270

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