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May 13th, 2014

Defensive dominance

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Two days after being named by ESPN as a top five returning point guard and passer for 2014-15, the global sports network also recognized Louisiana Tech’s Kenneth Smith as one of the nation’s top five lockdown defenders.
“Speedy Smith is a pest, and that’s exactly how LA Tech head coach Michael White likes it,” said ESPN Insider Fran Fraschilla. “With most of the Bulldogs’ key players returning, Smith will be the catalyst for White’s pressure defense again next season.”

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Lady Tigers sign guard

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The GSU Lady Tiger Basketball team has been busy on the recruiting trail as it announced it has signed Myah Williams, a 5’9” guard from John F. Kennedy High School out of Seattle.
Williams helped to lead Kennedy Catholic High School to three consecutive Seamount League Titles and to the State Championships in her freshman, sophomore and senior years.

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Lambert wins FOM Big Bass title

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The North Central Louisiana Division of the Fishers of Men recently held the 3rd Annual Easter Big Bass Open tournament on April 19 on Lake D’Arbonne.
A crowd of over 150 anglers, tournament staff, friends and family members started the Easter weekend with a Family Fun Night held Friday evening at the North Louisiana Exposition Center.

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Prep track presses ahead

Local prep track and field fans are in a championship frenzy times two after Simsboro High School’s and New Living School’s boys squads captured state titles last week.
New Living Word, coached by Kevin Jackson, raced to the Class C state boys track and field championship on Thursday. The Lions took first place in eight events, easily outdistancing second place Johnson Bayou.
Then the Simsboro High School boys track team, coached by Chris Campbell, took home a Class B state track and field championship on Friday as the Tigers edged past Centerville by three points.

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Lincoln 4-H students honored

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The LSU AgCenter was proud to host more than 400 Lincoln Parish 4-H members, leaders, parents and volunteers as they learned “Don’t Be Chicken About Nutrition” at the 2014 Lincoln Parish 4-H Achievement Day held April 23, at the North Louisiana Exhibition Center. 4-H members from 15 school and 4-H clubs throughout Lincoln Parish took part in various activities, which included the 4-H quiz bowl; 4-H club song, yell, banner and T-shirt contests; and a test was given on nutrition.

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SAFE WATER Drinking Act

SAFE WATER Drinking Act:
Notice of Violation/Public Notification of Non-Compliance
Disinfectants/Disinfection By-Products Rule (TTHMs) MCL Violation
Community Water System
Dubach Water System
P. O. Box 252
Dubach, LA 71235
PWS ID # LA1061003
Lincoln Parish
Mayor Robert W. “Bob” Jensen, Mayor
318-777-3321
Shelby Kelley, Certified Operator
318-497-1398
The Dubach Water System is currently in violation of the maximum contaminant level (MCL)

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SAFE DRINKING Water Act:

SAFE DRINKING Water Act:
Notice of Violation/Public Notification of Non-Compliance
Disinfectants/Disinfection By-Products Rule (TTHMs) quarterly sampling violation
Community Water System
Hico Water System
P.O. Box 267
Dubach, La. 71235
PWS ID # 1061008
Lincoln Parish
President: Johnny R. Cruse
'318-2556296
Certified Operator: Norman T. Frederick
'318-548-1903
We are required to monitor your drinking water for disinfection byproducts (total trihalomethanes [TTHM] and haloacetic acids-five [HAA5] every 90 days.

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NOTICE OF PROPOSED ORDINANCE AND TRANSFER OF PROPERTY

NOTICE OF PROPOSED ORDINANCE AND TRANSFER OF PROPERTY
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, and hold a public hearing to consider the adoption of the following ordinance:

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TOWN OF DUBACH

TOWN OF DUBACH
REGULAR MEETING OF TOWN COUNCIL The Town Council of Dubach, Louisiana met in Regular Session Monday, April 21, 2014 at 6:30 pm at the Town Hall.
Present were Honorable Bob Jensen, Mayor and Council members Vallie Carrico, Hattie Graham, Robert Colvin, Donna Lewis, Davie Powell, Justina Hensley, MMC and Briana Arrington
with the Ruston Daily Leader.
Absent: NONE
Public Comments: NONE
Citizens attended: Tommy Rogers and Cary Brown.
The Meeting opened with Pledge of Allegiance and Invocation by Robert Colvin.

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May 12th

GSU awards Toyota’s Colon honorary degree

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Jim Colon had never visited Grambling State University until Thursday. On Friday, he received an honorary doctorate from GSU.
During a whirlwind day, Colon met a host of university officials but he spent the most time with students. During a casual conversation in the Favrot Student Union, Colon thanked everyone for such a warm welcome, and “for making me feel like GramFam in such a short time.”

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