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May 8th, 2014

Greater Ward One Waterworks District Minutes

GREATER WARD One Waterworks District
Minutes
May 6, 2014
Present: Butler Hampton, Mike Haddox, Rebecca Jennings, F.J. Armond, Adam Chellette,
Reagan Pylant, Keith Barnes
Mike made the motion to accept the agenda as printed, Keith second the motion. Vote aye: Mike, F.J., Keith, Reagan. Nay: None
Minutes from the March meeting were read, Mike made the motion to accept the minutes as read, F.J. second the motion. Vote aye: Mike, F.J., Keith, Reagan. Nay: None
Butler reported that the Handicap Parking Lot is complete.

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City of Grambling Minutes 4/3/14

MINUTES. CITY OF GRAMBLING, GRAMBLING, LOUISIANA. Public Hearing & Monthly Meeting April 3, 2014
MINUTES OF PUBLIC HEARING
Mayor Edward R. Jones opened the Public Hearing of the City of Grambling on Thursday, April 3, 2014, at 5:45 p.m.; the purpose of the public hearing was to get input from the citizens concerning the following:
Ordinance #0306014-2

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Village of Simsboro Special Called meeting

THE VILLAGE of Simsboro met in a Special called Town Hall Meeting Thursday, April 17, 2014 at 6:15 P. M. Present the Honorable Mayor Willie Hendricks and Aldermen Tiffany Cole, Doug Durrett, Pam Durrett and Doug Brewer, CPA.
Mayor Hendricks called the meeting to order. Alderman Pam Durrett voiced the prayer. Mayor Hendricks led the Pledge of Allegiance.
Mayor Hendricks presented the agenda to the Aldermen and asked for a motion to accept as presented. Motion was made by Alderman Tiffany Cole, Seconded by Alderman Doug Durrett. Motion passed unanimously.

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May 7th

Local vet recalls war

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Humor is something that allows a person to cope with certain aspects of their lives. Ninety-year-old Ralph Tinsley has used humor as his tool to remembering his time in World War II.
Originally from Haynesville, Tinsley said he settled in Ruston upon serving his four years because his mother and his sister were living here in 1946.
And now decades later, Tinsley recalls back on his times in the Army and his family.

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Dardenne tours parish

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Lt. Gov. says tourism is key
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Last year was a record-setting year for tourism in Louisiana, Lt. Gov. Jay Dardenne told a group of Lincoln Parish business and tourism leaders Tuesday.
Dardenne was in Ruston as part of a four-day swing statewide tour celebrating National Tourism Week. The lieutenant governor heads the state Department of Culture, Recreation and Tourism.
He touted recently released statistics showing Louisiana attracted 27.3 million visitors in 2013 — a 4 percent increase over 2012.

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New clerk at Simsboro

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The Simsboro Board of Aldermen met Monday night to discuss the introduction of the 2014-15 budget and pay bills.
Simsboro Mayor Willie Hendricks was absent and Mayor Pro Tem Pam Durrett stood in his place.
After the invocation and pledge of allegiance, April’s minutes were approved and bills for the month of April were paid.
Durrett gave aldermen Tiffany Cole and Doug Durrett time to review the budget for 2013-14 and the updated budget for 2014-15. Cole motioned the new budget be approved and the motion passed unanimously.

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Choudrant FD assisted

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The Choudrant Volunteer Firemen’s Association group will now have a little help from the Village of Choudrant with clerical duties.
During the May meeting on Monday night, the board of aldermen voted unanimously to enter into a cooperative agreement with the nonprofit group that works to raise funds for the volunteer fire department.
Mayor Bill Sanderson, who is also the CFD chief, told aldermen that the association has been vital to the fire department.

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Cougars run to quarterfinals

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Cedar Creek storms to 15-2 road win at East Beauregard
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Chalk up another big win for the Cedar Creek baseball team, which has moved to the quarterfinals of the Class 1A baseball playoffs.
The Cougars didn’t waste any time taking over in Tuesday’s second game at East Beauregard, pushing across seven runs in the first inning en route to a 15-2 win in five innings.
Mark Van and Grant Clary each picked up two hits for the Cougars, who also got two RBIs each from Jacob Antee and Jacob Brown.
Brown worked four innings on the mound and picked up the win while Van pitched the final inning for Cedar Creek.

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Tech’s Smith nationally noticed

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Publications touting ‘Speedy’ as one of country’s top point guards
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The 2014-15 college basketball season is still about six months away from tipping off, but national publications are already previewing the top returning players.
ESPN recently released a top five list of the best passers and the best all-around point guards for next year and making both was Louisiana Tech’s Kenneth Smith.

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