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April 11th, 2014

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
The following application will be considered at a meeting of the Zoning Commission of the City of Ruston, Monday, April 21, 2014, at 5:30 P.M. in the Court Room, City Hall, 401 North Trenton Street.
The following application will also be considered at a meeting of the Board of Adjustment of the City of Ruston, Tuesday, April 22, 2014, at 11:00 a.m. in the Mayor's Conference Room, 2nd Floor, City Hall, 401 North Trenton Street.
Case No. 1176: Application for Variance
Applicant: Skip and Jennifer Holtz; Southern Magnolia
Location: 2168 Llangeler Drive

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NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
The following application will be considered at a meeting of the Zoning Commission of the City of Ruston, Monday, April 21, 2014, at 5:30 P.M. in the Court Room, City Hall, 401 North Trenton Street.
Case No. 1174: Cell Tower Permit Application
Applicant: Terminal Services, Inc./Crown Castle
Location: 1936 Farmerville Highway

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NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
The following application will be considered at a meeting of the Zoning Commission of the City of Ruston, Monday, April 21, 2014, at 5:30 P.M. in the Court Room, City Hall, 401 North Trenton Street.
Case No. 1158: Application for Rezoning to Neighborhood Conservation Overlay District
Applicant: University Hills Neighborhood Conservation Overlay District Committee
Location: University Hills Neighborhood

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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 Thursday, May 1, 2014 in the Purchasing Office; Old President's Residence, Room 111; 430 Main Street, Grambling State University, Grambling, Louisiana for:
PC-Based CNC Turning Center for
Dept. of Industrial & Engineering Technology

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ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS

ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS
ADDITIONS AND RENOVATIONS
TO:
CYPRESS SPRINGS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Lincoln Parish School Board
Ruston, Louisiana
COMMISSION NUMBER 1310B
Sealed bids for the construction of the following project will be received by the Lincoln Parish School Board, located at their current office, 410 South Farmerville Street, Ruston, Louisiana 71270, either by mail or hand delivery, no later than 2:00 PM. local time on April 29, 2014, at which time all bids will be publicly opened and read aloud. Bids received after the 2:00 PM. deadline will be returned to the bidder unopened.

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April 10th

Inmates pick up trash

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The litter crew of the Lincoln Parish Detention Center picked up trash along Stable Road, east of Burgessville Road, on Wednesday.
Supervisor Jerone Jackson said the crew picks up trash along roads all over the parish nearly everyday.
Lincoln Parish Police Juror Randy Roberson said he has noticed several parish roads lined with litter and trash.
“I don’t think for the most part people are littering on purpose,” Roberson said. “I just think it usually flies out of the back of trucks.”

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Aillet retires

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Ruston’s Director of Engineering Services Richard Aillet has retired after almost 14 years with the city.
Aillet announced his departure Wednesday via email. He stepped down March 7.
“I can truly say that I have thoroughly enjoyed working with the many citizens, contractors, engineers, architects, developers and other stakeholders, and the many agency representatives at (state and federal agencies), police jury agencies, Louisiana Tech and the like,” Aillet wrote in the email.

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Alexander to seek former job?

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Former 5th District Congressman Rodney Alexander said today he isn’t ruling out running for his former job in this fall’s elections.
“I’m not saying no to anything,” Alexander, R-Ruston, said this morning. “Everything’s on the table.”
Alexander’s comments came in the wake of this week’s revelation that incumbent 5th District Rep. Vance McAllister passionately kissed a former member of his Monroe District office staff. The embrace and kiss were caught on an office surveillance camera.

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Hunt for eggs takes place on Saturday

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The Easter bunny will come hopping into Choudrant for a quick visit on Saturday before his yearly rounds to homes around the country on April 20.
The annual Easter in the Village event will kick off at 10 a.m. Saturday in Choudrant Park and Town Clerk Celeste Butler suggests that residents are on time so they don’t miss their age-appropriate egg hunt.
The free event, Butler said, will include games, crafts, inflatable bouncers and four separate age divisions for Easter egg hunts.

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Family nightmare becomes reality

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One of a mother’s worst nightmares is to find out her child is terminally ill. For Lori Faile, this nightmare became a reality.
When Lori’s daughter Ansleigh was 2 years old, she was diagnosed with Non Hodgkins Lymphoma, which, according to the National Cancer Institute, is a type of cancer that affects the lymph tissue, found in the lymph nodes, spleen and other organs of the immune system. It can have a detrimental influence on one’s white blood cell count, weakening the immune system and making the body more prone to infections.

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