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August 19th, 2013

Bearcat pride remains stronger than ever

Bearcat Madness was held Saturday with many fans showing up to demonstrate their Bearcat Pride. The football team and the coaches were present to take pictures and introduce themselves to fans, the cheerleaders were present to lead the fans in cheers and the band did their usual as they played music for the fans to groove to. Also, supporters for the Cross Country teams and the Bearcat Belles were present to help provide food and drinks to the attendees, do face-painting and sell merchandise to those who want to display their spirit.

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Getting used to early school starts

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Yes, I’m probably old school — pun intended — but for me, it just doesn’t seem quite right.
It’s 7:30 a.m. on a mid-August day, and school has already started.
Whatever happened to school starting after Labor Day, and no earlier than 8:15 a.m.? It just doesn’t seem right to me for it all to be starting so early, but it has.

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ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS

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SEALED BID # 2013-0017
SEALED BIDS will be received until the hour of 10:00 a.m. THURSDAY, AUGUST 29, 2013 in the Purchasing Office of the city of Ruston located at the Public Works Complex, 701 East Tennessee Avenue, Ruston, LA 71270, at which time all bids received will be publicly opened and read aloud, for furnishing the city of Ruston with
THE PURCHASE OF NEW SELF-CONTAINED BREATHING APPARATUS 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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CITY OF RUSTON
Sealed bids for 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, either by mail or hand delivery, no later than 2:00 p.m. local time on Wednesday, September 4, 2013 at which time all bids received will be publicly opened and read aloud in the office of the Purchasing Agent. Bids received after the 2:00 p.m. deadline will be returned via certified mail to the bidder unopened.

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WHERE ABOUTS

ANYONE KNOWING the whereabouts of James T. Tornabene or Heather L. Tornabene, please contact James M. Wilkerson, Attorney at Law, 207 W. Mississippi Ave., Suite 306, Ruston, Louisiana 71270, (318) 255-9299
1td: August 18, 2013

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LINCOLN PARISH SCHOOL BOARD

LINCOLN PARISH SCHOOL BOARD
Ruston, Louisiana
REGULAR SESSION
Tuesday, August 6, 2013 6:00 p.m.
The Lincoln Parish School Board met in Regular Session on Tuesday, August 6, 2013, at 6:00 p.m. at the Lincoln Parish School Board Office, 410 South Farmerville Street, Ruston, Louisiana. Members present were Ms. Debbie Abrahm, Mr. Otha Anders (left the meeting early), Mr. Michael Barmore, Ms. Lisa Best, Mr. Curtis Dowling, Mr. Danny Hancock, Ms. Mattie Harrison, Ms. Lynda Henderson, Mr. Eddie Jones, Mr. George Mack, Jr., and Mr. Joe Mitcham.
Mr. Trott Hunt was absent.

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Thomas William “Tommy” Craig

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Funeral services for Thomas William “Tommy” Craig, age 66, of Simsboro will be 2:00 P.M. Monday, August 19, 2013 at Kilpatrick Funeral Home Chapel in Ruston with Rev. Dale Oden officiating the service. Interment will follow in West Lake Baptist Church Cemetery in Doyline, LA under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home of Ruston.

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August 17th

James named permanent Grambling AD

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Grambling State University President Frank G. Pogue asked Aaron James to be interim athletic director for a second time since he’s been president. This time, however, he’s decided that James is his man.

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Bulldogs scrappy in first scrimmage

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Holding its first scrimmage of preseason workouts, Louisiana Tech kept things simple Saturday.
And while first-year head coach Skip Holtz watched a team battling fatigue, he still like what he saw as the team marked its halfway point through fall camp. The Bulldogs ran approximately 130 plays as the scrimmage marked the beginning of a day’s worth of activities.

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GSU defense dominates as Tigers scrimmage

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Grambling State’s offense put up points in their second scrimmage of the season, but the defense still won the day Saturday.
“The defense dominated,” GSU junior quarterback DJ Williams said. “We had too many drops, too many lost balls and too many mistakes by me.”

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