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September 19th, 2017

Paalson, Ahlund lead Tech golfers in fall opener

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CHOUDRANT — Louisiana Tech sophomores Felix Paalson and Joacim Ahlund both shot in the red during the opening two rounds of the Jim Rivers Intercollegiate Monday to lead the Bulldogs after 36 holes at Squire Creek Golf Course.
As a team, the Bulldogs rebounded from a tough start Monday morning and currently sit in fifth place in the 14-team event heading into this mornings’ third and final round that started with a shotgun start at 8 a.m.

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Lincoln Parish dominates POW honors

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Three G-Men, three Bulldogs garner state or conference accolades
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It was a big college football weekend for Lincoln Parish as three Louisiana Tech Bulldogs and three Grambling State Tigers earned either state or conference Player of the Week honors for their efforts on Saturday.
Louisiana Tech redshirt sophomore receiver Rhashid Bonnette is the Louisiana Sports Writers Association Co-Offensive Player of the Week after catching three passes for 140 yards during Saturday’s win at Western Kentucky.

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Lincoln Parish schools are continuing to grow

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The Lincoln Parish School System exists to “make good things happen for other people — here, now, and for those who will come after us.” We truly believe that the more we give the more enjoyment we receive. As a district we embrace the concept of servant leadership. Our own personal motivation and satisfaction in our jobs is embedded in our obligation to our students and community.

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Allow your garden to become wilder next season

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As you evaluate your garden at the end of summer and plan for changes you want to make next year, I hope you will plan to allow your garden to become wilder. How is a messier garden a good thing, you may ask? Because it welcomes wildlife such as birds, butterflies, bees, turtles and even snakes.

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JSU at GSU: Good to see

There’s nothing better for any football fan than seeing their team play host to a true rival.
Grambling State University’s biggest gridiron rival is Southern, but those teams square off on a annual basis at a neutral site — the Bayou Classic in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans.

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CCA receives 11,131 canned food donations

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Lincoln Rotary Club surpasses food drive goal

Christian Community Action received 11,131 canned food items by the Rotary of Lincoln during its annual Summer Food Drive for 2017 — surpassing its goal by 1,131 cans.
The nonprofit organization that meets the needs of emergency or crisis events for Lincoln Parish families collaborates with the morning civic club each year to gather donations and help replenish their food pantry after summer months.

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Ruston man arrested in drug bust

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A Ruston man is being held without bond in the Lincoln Parish Detention Center today charged with a list of drug infractions as well as several other possible crimes.
Joseph Lloyd Battle, Sr., of 7003 U.S. Hwy. 80, No. 244, was arrested Friday at the Lincoln Parish Courthouse where he was scheduled to take a drug screen, Major Stephen Williams, criminal division commander and public information officer for the Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s Office, said.

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Area shelters participate in historic transport

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More than 140 dogs and 30 cats are now on their way to San Diego, California, as part of the biggest transportation of shelter animals seen in North Louisiana.
Two Rescue Express buses left 4 Paws Rescue this morning carrying the animals first to foster families, and then their forever homes.
Ren Dowhaniuk, media director at Paws of NELA, said the transport would be the largest ever seen in North Louisiana.

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September 18th

Legal Notice

Lincoln Parish School Board
410 South Farmerville Street
Ruston, Louisiana 71270-4699
Phone 318-255-254-2092 - Facsimile 318-254-1247

LEGAL NOTICE
Sealed bids will be received at the Lincoln Parish School Board Maintenance Facility, 1428 Arlington Street, Ruston, LA 71270 until 10:00 a.m., Wednesday, October 18, 2017, at which time bids will be opened and read aloud for the following surplus property:
1 Portable Building - Size 24' X 30' located at RHS

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RESOLUTION NO. 1158 OF 2017

RESOLUTION NO. 1158 OF 2017
RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING CITY TO ENTER INTO CONTRACT TO PURCHASE NEW RECORDS MANAGEMENT SYSTEM
WHEREAS, the Ruston Police Department (the “Police Department”) and the Lincoln Parish Sheriff's Department (the “Sheriff's Department”), pursuant to an Intergovernmental Agreement, have requested and received proposals to purchase a new records management system (“RMS”) to be utilized by both the Police Department and the Sheriff's Department (the “Project”), pursuant to specifications prepared by the staff of the Police Department and the Sheriff's Department; and,

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