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March 14th, 2014

Daylight saving a waste of time

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Our first full work week after daylight saving time is coming to an end today. And I will admit, I rather enjoyed having all day Sunday and Monday to sort of recuperate from lack of sleep.
But there were many of those who were not afforded that luxury due to their current work place’s protocol.
There has been some school of thought on just doing away with the idea of time springing and falling.

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The value of an HBCU

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Are Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU’s) a good route?
When a young adult is a junior or senior in high school they start submitting applications to colleges and wonder what school would be best for them to attend for the next four years.

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‘Movement’ reception set for 2 p.m. Sunday

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This weekend is the opening reception for the current art exhibition at Crescent City Coffee. NCLAC partners with Crescent City on quarterly exhibitions of art by some of our region’s emerging artists.
The show that’s currently on display is titled “Movement,” and exhibits the work of photographers Emily Cruz and Laura Guidry. The reception will be from 2-4 p.m. Sunday.
The work by these two artists expresses the mechanisms that can be found in movement, through the use of bicycles and the everyday actions of the blind.

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GHS art exhibit up until Thursday

The Department of Visual and Performing Arts at Grambling State University is currently hosting the annual High School Art Exhibition through Thursday. Included in the exhibition are art works by high school students from North Louisiana.

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Dorothy Mae Hayden

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Funeral Services for Dorothy Mae Hayden will be Saturday, March 15, 2014 at 10:00 AM.at Owens Memorial Chapel.  Mrs. Dorothy  was born on April 11, 1929 in Dubach, Louisiana to Paul and Ion Bagwell.  She departed this life on Thursday, March 13, 2014 at the age of 84 after a brief illness. 

She is survived by one daughter: Linda A and husband Mark Combs; one granddaughter: Kelly Flowers; one great grandson: A.J. Flowers; she is also survived by a host of nieces and nephews who were precious to her.  Mrs. Hayden is preceded in death by her parents, three brothers and three sisters.

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Roxie Maxine Washam

Roxie Maxine Washam, affectionately known as “Mac”, was born October 7, 1944 to Mary Evelyn Brantley Washam and Arthur Chesley Washam and left this life to be with her Lord on Thursday, March 13, 2014. 

She is survived by her mother, Evelyn, of Farmerville; her two sisters, Jean Washam Hollis and husband, Steve, of Ruston; Leah L. L. Washam, of Monroe; and three nieces Maradith Jean Hollis of Mobile, Alabama, Lily Claire Washam-Coggins of North Richland Hills, Texas, and Kerry W. Harrell and husband Kevin of Fernandina Beach, Florida.  She is pre-deceased by her daddy, Arthur C. Washam.

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NOTICE TO Bidders

NOTICE TO Bidders
Sealed bids will be received by the Lincoln Parish School Board, 410 South Farmerville Street, Ruston, Louisiana, until 10:00 a.m., Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at which time bids will be opened and read aloud for the following project:
Purchase New Bleachers for Choudrant High School

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REGULAR SESSION

LINCOLN PARISH SCHOOL BOARD
Ruston, Louisiana
REGULAR SESSION
Tuesday, March 4, 2014 6:00 p.m.
The Lincoln Parish School Board met in Regular Session on Tuesday, March 4, 2014, at 6:00 p.m. in the Lincoln Parish School Board Central Office, 410 South Farmerville Street, Ruston, Louisiana. Members present were Ms. Debbie Abrahm, Mr. Otha Anders, Mr. Michael Barmore, Ms. Lisa Best, Mr. Curtis Dowling, Mr. Danny Hancock, Ms. Mattie Harrison, Ms. Lynda Henderson, Mr. Trott Hunt, Mr. Eddie Jones, Mr. George Mack, Jr., and Mr. Joe Mitcham.
No board member was absent.

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ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS

ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS
FOOTBALL FIELD LIGHTS
RUSTON HIGH SCHOOL
LINCOLN PARISH SCHOOL BOARD
Commission Number 1310A2
Sealed bids for the construction of the following project will be received by the Lincoln Parish School Board, located at 410 South Farmerville Street, Ruston, Louisiana 71270, either by mail or hand delivery, no later than 2:00 PM. local time on Tuesday, March 25, 2014, at which time all bids will be publicly opened and read aloud. Bids received after the 2:00 PM. deadline will be returned to the bidder unopened.

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MINUTES

MINUTES. CITY OF GRAMBLING, GRAMBLING, LOUISIANA. Monthly Meeting February 13, 2014 Mayor Edward R. Jones opened the regular session of the Grambling City Council at 6: 00 p.m. at Grambling City Hall. Mr. William Arrington offered the invocation and led the council and congregation into the Pledge of Allegiance. Present were the following Council members: Birdex Copeland, Jr., Yanise Days, Cathy Holmes, Roy Jackson, and Cullen Jackson. Absent: None. It was moved by Council member Roy Jackson and seconded by Council member Birdex Copeland, Jr. to adopt the Minutes dated January 9, 2014.

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