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May 16th, 2013

NOTICE OF INTENTION TO ISSUE NOT EXCEEDING $575,000 OF UTILITY REVENUE BONDS OF THE CITY OF GRAMBLING, STATE OF LOUISIANA

NOTICE OF INTENTION TO ISSUE NOT EXCEEDING $575,000 OF UTILITY REVENUE BONDS OF THE
CITY OF GRAMBLING, STATE OF LOUISIANA

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May 15th

I.A. Lewis explores rocket science

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Sixth grade teacher Holly Payton jumped out of the way as a small rocket made of paper whizzed past her face on a recent afternoon outside I.A. Lewis School.
The sixth grade science students were testing out their bottle rocket projects, improvised out of 2-liter soda bottles, tubing and a piece of copy paper.
Payton said this project was designed to give students a look at how their physical science lessons about force and motion apply to real life.

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Child found abandoned

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A man was jailed after police reportedly stopped a burglary in process and found a small child in a vehicle in the woods.
Capt. Tim Parker, spokesman for the Ruston Police Department, said two officers were patrolling on Santiam Road around 8 p.m. Tuesday when they saw a vehicle parked in the woods behind a business on the 2000 block of McDonald Avenue.
“The officers got out and found a small child that was crying in the backseat,” Parker said. “He appeared to be very hot and appeared to have been there for awhile.”

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RCT holds casting call for musical

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Large, diverse ensemble needed for ‘The King and I’

Ruston Community Theatre will hold auditions for the classic story of Western culture clashing with Eastern traditions on Saturday and Monday for its last production of this theater season, “The King and I.”

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Parish celebrates transit week

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Celebrating this week, the Lincoln Parish Public Transportation System (LPPTS) acknowledges National Transit Week.
Recognition of National Transit Week provides an opportunity to join together for greater awareness and appreciation of the transportation industry.
It’s also an opportunity for the community to celebrate the wide range of transportation professionals who work and live here in Lincoln Parish.

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Help keep graduation safe

The school year is winding down and as memorable moments such as prom, kindergarten graduation and senior ring day may have already passed, a few more milestones are only days away. Probably the most noted of all rituals, graduation, is not only bitter sweet, but worrisome, as young adult may tend to behave irresponsibility during this time of celebration. In an effort to keep the emerging adults safe, Ruston High School seniors will be invited to attend Project Graduation — a drug and alcohol free after-graduation party at Louisiana Tech University’s Lambright Recreation Center.

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Good government loses

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And the loser is … good government. But we shouldn’t be surprised. After all this is the story of a Louisiana governor who figuratively lops off the heads of any appointee who disagrees with him, zaps from legislative leadership lawmakers who don’t toe the line and even intervenes with state agencies to stop them from releasing public records.

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NCLAC Summer Arts Camps filling up

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The North Central Louisiana Arts Council’s annual Summer Arts Camps have spaces left for students.
For more than 16 years, NCLAC has offered art camps for children entering second through seventh grades in visual arts and drama.
Serving the five parish region of Lincoln, Bienville, Claiborne, Jackson and Union, these camps are taught by artists and art educators. NCLAC has three weeklong camps and three Super Saturday camps planned for this year. Space is limited.

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AgCenter Agents attend meeting

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LSU AgCenter Extension Agents Joan Almond, Webster Parish; Cathy Judd, Lincoln Parish; and Diane Uzzle, Bienville Parish; recently attended the Louisiana Extension Association Family and Consumer Sciences annual State Association Meeting at Nottaway Plantation in White Castle. Agents toured Tony’s Seafood Market. They met Holly Clegg, chef and author who gave them a brief history of how she got started publishing her healthy cookbooks. Guest speakers talked about the Louisiana seafood industry, the high school food service program and how to handle stress and change.

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’Dogs trip NSU

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However late in the season it is, the Bulldogs are starting to get a late-season growl.
Louisiana Tech University’s baseball team captured its third win in the past four games and fourth in the past six outings on Tuesday night with a 7-2 victory over regional rival Northwestern State University at J.C. Love Field at Pat Patterson Park.
The Bulldogs blended together a nine-hit offense that featured four runs in the first inning and three different players with two hits with 5.2 innings worth of steady pitching from freshman starter Adam Derouen.

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