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February 5th, 2014

It’s better than it was and not as good as it could be

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I didn't do the job as well as I should have but it's better than it was.
That's how I deal with imperfection.
Recovering from two broken bones in my left foot, having pins put in on Sept. 23, 2013, gives me a fresh view of dealing with what has to be done to survive.
Oh well, that isn't what this story is all about.
Ninety-four-year-old author and World War II hero, Ken Cochran, put it this way on his "after thought" list.
"If you expect your friends to be perfect you will be all alone."
Truer words were never spoken.

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Ruston Lions Club

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Stephanie Reeves with Legacy Hospice spoke to the Ruston Lions Club at the noon meeting held recently. Reeves informed the group of the emphasis and treatment provided by the hospice provider.

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Concert to kick off Tech anniversary

Two of Louisiana Tech University’s former students will return to campus to perform in a School of Performing Arts’ scholarship fundraiser concert on Feb. 13.
Jeremy Davis and Clay Johnson with the Fabulous Equinox Orchestra will kick off a series of signature events celebrating the 25th anniversary of Tech’s School of Performing Arts.
The band will perform a wide array of classic American music ranging from The Rat Pack, Michael Bublé and Andy Williams to Ray Charles, Elvis and Johnny Cash.

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SEALED BIDS

THE RUSTON Housing Authority will receive sealed bids on February 28, 2014, at 11:00AM at 615 N. Farmerville Street, Ruston, Louisiana, for the following obsolete equipment:
1979 Chevrolet 3-Ton Dump Truck VIN C16DA9V107302
1994 Chevrolet 1500 PickUp VIN IGCD14Z0RZ27
1995 Ford F-150 XL PickUp VIN IFTDF15Y75NA
1999 Ford E-150 Van VIN IFTRE1422XHA
1990 GMC C-1500 Pick Up VIN 1GTDC14HXLZ552491
1995 EXCEL-HUSTLER 440-HD 72” DUAL TRIM DECK VIN 004203
All items are sold as is. The housing authority reserves the right to refuse any and all bids.

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REQUEST FOR Quotes

REQUEST FOR Quotes
The Lincoln Parish School Board is seeking quotes for the Demolition and Disposal of debris of portions of Hico Elementary School until 10:00 a.m., February 13, 2014. Complete scope of work, qualifications, and requirements may be obtained from the Office of the Director of Auxiliary Services, Lincoln Parish School Board, 410 South Farmerville Street, Ruston, LA during regular business hours 8:00 a.m. through 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.
Superintendent
Danny L. Bell,
1td: January 24, 31, February 5, 2014

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NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

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February 4th

Celebrating the ‘Masterpiece of Life’

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Schools recognize students, teachers for excellence
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The sixth annual Lincoln Parish Schools Student and Teacher of the Year Awards Gala was held Monday night in the Ruston Civic Center as outstanding scholars and educators from every level of education were recognized for going above and beyond.
“A strong education system is an important part of a strong, growing economy,” said Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commerce president Judy Copeland. “We are fortunate in this parish to have so many who understand this.”

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Ruston on board

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Aldermen OK $16K for D’Arbonne property bid
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Ruston’s Board of Alderman has agreed to spend $16,250 as its share of a possible bid on property in Union Parish that could become the site of a water treatment plant aimed at helping to lessen the drawdown on the beleaguered Sparta Aquifer.
The Union-Lincoln Regional Water Supply Initiative, of which the city of Ruston is a part, wants just more than 21 acres located in the old D’Arbonne State Park in Farmerville upon which to build the plant that would treat lake water for domestic use in Ruston and Farmerville.

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Award-winning words

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Geri Taylor runner-up in international contest
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Ruston resident Geri Taylor is runner-up in an international Author of the Year competition.
Authors from around the world competed in the Internet’s largest social media competition. MARSocial, in conjunction with KeeranVaani Creations International Film Producers, was a competition run by authors for the benefit of all the authors who entered. Excerpts of the participants’ book were shared via friends, family and followers on social media throughout the competition.
“I really enjoyed being a part of this contest,” Taylor said.

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Hoping for progress

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Choudrant service road project could begin 2014

The village of Choudrant has finally started to see some visible signs of the Interstate service road project that has been in the works for several years now.
During the village’s Monday night regular meeting, Mayor Bill Sanderson said he had heard from the engineers, and that stakes had been put out to mark where the approximately 5,000-foot roadway will be.

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