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July 25th, 2014

Making space for the future

To witness the unfolding of technology can be an amazing thing and the new concept of using a “makerspace” to advance education is something beholden to such amazement.
A makerspace is essentially a lab that houses digital devices with which to create art.
Some of these devices are Computer Numerical Controlled (CNC) routers, cameo silhouettes, sewing machines and MakerBots.
Out of those devices, the average person would probably only recognize one — the sewing machine — but all of these are geared towards propelling innovation in the classroom through creativity.

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Heroes in a half shell are back

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I should have known better than to attempt to take both boys grocery shopping with me on a Saturday morning.
But I’ve done it before, and I am sure I will do it again. This trip however made me realize just how much of my childhood is coming back.
I was on a mission to see what new items the scarce baby section of our Walmart had, when my 2-year-old starts begging for a turtle cup.
“What’s a turtle cup?” You might ask. Well it’s a Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle sippy cup.
I caved, “Ok you can have it.”
But then it was as if turtle everything was in sight.
“Momma I need this.”

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Finding God through faith, not fear

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One morning several years ago, I found myself driving a van loaded with flowers to be delivered to florists in North Louisiana.
It was early morning and my eyelids were struggling like the tired beams in an aged, dilapidated house.
At 60 miles per hour on a two-lane highway, everything went dark — for a moment.
I fell asleep at the wheel and had crossed into the oncoming lane of traffic.
Just before crashing into a blue truck in the opposite lane, I heard someone scream, “Raymond.”

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ASSESSOR'S LEGAL NOTICE

ASSESSOR'S LEGAL NOTICE
Notice is hereby given that I have completed the listings of all property in the Parish of Lincoln and have estimated the values thereon, and that said listing will be exposed in the Lincoln Parish Assessor's Office during office hours 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Lincoln Parish Police Jury Complex, 307 N Homer St, Ruston, Louisiana for public inspection and correction for a period of 15 days, beginning August 15, 2014. Any taxpayer desiring to examine his assessment is required to call at the Assessor's Office during said 15 day period.
Sheila Bordelon, CLA

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REGULAR MEETING OF TOWN COUNCIL

REGULAR MEETING OF TOWN COUNCIL
The Town Council of Dubach, Louisiana met in Regular Session Monday, July 21, 2014 at 6:30 pm at the Town Hall.
Present were Honorable Robert Jensen Mayor, and Council members Vallie Carrico, Robert Colvin, Hattie Graham, Davie Powell, Donna Lewis and Ray Patterson with the Ruston Daily Leader.
Absent: NONE
Citizens attended: Markay Brown with MML&H, John Belton and 2 of his campaign staff members,
Evelyn Graham and Ruby Dawson.
The Meeting opened with Pledge of Allegiance led by Mayor Jensen and Invocation by Evelyn Graham.

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IMPORTANT INFORMATION ABOUT YOUR DRINKING WATER

IMPORTANT INFORMATION ABOUT YOUR DRINKING WATER
Dear Customer,
Test showed Coliform Bacteria in: Grambling State University's Water System (PWS ID#LA1061015)
Our water system recently violated a drinking water standard. Even though this was not an emergency, as our customers, you have a right to know what happened and what we did to correct the situation.
We routinely monitor your drinking water contaminants.

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IMPORTANT INFORMATION ABOUT YOUR DRINKING WATER

IMPORTANT INFORMATION ABOUT YOUR DRINKING WATER
Monitoring Requirements Not Met for: Grambling State University West Water System (PWS ID# LA1061016)
Dear Customer,
Our water system did not fulfill our monitoring requirements over the past year. Even though this was not an emergency, as our customers, you have a right to know what happened and what we did to correct the situation.

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BANK OF AMERICA, N.A.

BANK OF AMERICA, N.A.
IN THIRD DISTRICT COURT,
PARISH OF LINCOLN
STATE OF LOUISIANA
Vs.No. 56992
SHANNON M. BAGWELL AND GLEN A. BAGWELL

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DAVID E WALKER and ANGELA JAMES WALKER

DAVID E WALKER and ANGELA JAMES WALKER
IN THIRD DISTRICT COURT,
PARISH OF LINCOLN
STATE OF LOUISIANA
Vs.No. 56174
STANLEY BISSIC , PAMELA BISSIC, TAMMY BISSIC CALDWELL, BILLIE VAN BISSIC, JR., PARNELL WALKER, RODNEY WALKER, JOEY L. GRISSOM, OTHELL DUNN, LAMAR FRANKLIN, SONYA HALL AND THE UNOPENED ESTATES OF JIMMIE GOODMAN LOVE, GEORGE LOVE, LAVANCE LOVE, ESTELLA LOVE BISSIC AND BETTIE LOVE

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CONSUMER NOTICE of Tap Water Results

CONSUMER NOTICE of Tap Water Results
Dear Customer,

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