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September 18th, 2013

AP scores get state recognition

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Every September as the new school year gets underway, I am back in Mrs. Garrett’s freshman advanced English class at Ruston High School.

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Tech brothers gain strength from family

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When Jon Greenwalt committed to Louisiana Tech in 2011 to be a member of the Bulldog family, all was well with the Greenwalt family.
Jon’s twin brother Rick, currently an offensive lineman for the Bulldogs, also agreed to play for Tech under then head coach Sonny Dykes at the time. Growing up in California, the two brothers were always on the football field together, literally — pee wee, junior high, high school and Riverside Community College the year prior and now at Tech.

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Lady Techsters net win over GSU

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Louisiana Tech defeated I-20 foe Grambling Tuesday in convincing fashion with a 3-0 (25-14, 25-16, 25-16) straight-sets victory over the Lady Tigers Tuesday night in the Thomas Assembly Center.
Tech (6-7) hit .423 to start the match and went on a 8-2 run to close out the first set before continuing to dominate Grambling (2-10) the rest of the way, while holding the Lady Tigers to a .000 hitting percentage at the end of three sets.

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’Dogs finish 15th at Golfweek Challenge

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Louisiana Tech shot a tournament-best round Tuesday as the Bulldogs wrapped up the Golfweek Conference Challenge at Spirit Hollow Golf Course with a 15th place finish.
Tech shot 300 as a team as Travis Wilmore led the final round with a team-best even-par 72. That allowed him to lead the team overall with a 9-over-par 225 (78-75-72=225) for the tournament as he was one of three Bulldogs to improve his score with each succeeding round. The senior from Alexandria finished tied-for-48th overall.

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LEGAL NOTICE

NOTICE TO BIDDERS
Sealed bids will be received at the Louisiana Tech University Purchasing Office, P.O. Box 3157 T.S., 408 Keeny Hall, Louisiana Tech University, Ruston, Louisiana until 2:00 P.M., Oct. 15, 2013 at which time and place they will be publicly opened for the following:
Remove/Replace Handicap Ramp (50012-268-14)
Specifications and bid documents for the above may be obtained from the Director of Purchasing, Louisiana Tech University, Ruston, Louisiana; phone 318-257-4205 or fax request to 318-257-3772.

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LEGAL NOTICE

LEGAL NOTICE
I, JOHN Edward Herzog, DOC #454320, I have applied for clemency for my conviction of possession of a controlled substance. If you have any comments, contact the Board of Pardons
(225) 342-5421.
3td: September 18, 19 and 20, 2013

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LEGAL NOTICE

ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS
Install custom sized transfer switch for the Intramural Recreation Center
Sealed bids will be accepted Director in the Purchasing Department, located at 100 Main Street, Grambling, Louisiana until 2:00 p.m. CT October 15, 2013 at which time they will be publicly opened and read aloud.
Bid # 50018-140006: Install custom sized transfer switch to provide backup power for the Intramural Recreation Center.
A MANDATORY Pre-Bid conference will be held on October 1, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. at the address stated above.

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September 17th

LPFD hosts firefighter school

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Lincoln Parish residents are not strangers to volunteering. This is especially true within the Lincoln Parish Fire Department. However, volunteering for LPFD is different in that it requires extensive training because the volunteers could be fighting fires.
Lincoln Parish Fire District No.1 is looking for additional committed, enthusiastic members ready to learn. They will be hosting a firefighter school for anyone interested in becoming a volunteer firefighter. LPFD is encouraging people to take time to volunteer at this time and attend the firefighter school this fall.

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Buckley: ‘A great man’

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Law enforcement in Louisiana and especially North Louisiana lost a leading figure this morning.
Union Parish Sheriff Bob Buckley, 65, passed away early this morning after a long battle with cancer.
“He was a great man,” Lincoln Parish Sheriff Mike Stone said. “He cared about the people and he cared about Union Parish.”
Stone added that he, along with other local sheriffs, visited with Sheriff Buckley Monday.

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Warrant served

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Ruston Police Department arrested one man for an outstanding warrant with attempted murder charges Monday night.
At 7:39 p.m. Monday night, Brandon Rayshon Jenkins, 30, of 121 Calvin St., was arrested for a warrant with for one count of attempted second degree murder. The bail is set for $150,000.
RPD was responding to an accident at the intersection of Jones Street and Jackson Avenue when they were advised of the warrant on Jenkins. He was advised of his rights and transported by RPD to the Lincoln Parish Detention Center.

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