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June 22nd, 2017

Prepare for Tropical Depression Cindy

Tropical Depression Cindy set its course toward Lincoln Parish and residents can expect a lot of rain and windy conditions.
The storm, which made landfall today in southwest Louisiana, will bring between 2 to 6 inches of rain through Sunday, according to National Weather Service Models. Heavy rain and flash flooding remain a concern, local officials said.
Parish officials plan to file a declaration of emergency today, which means the parish will be able to request state resources, should they need help.

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June 21st

LAURA HEARN

Laura Hearn passed away June 16, 2017. A graveside service will be held at 9:30 AM on Friday, June 23, 2017 at Greenwood Cemetery under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home of Ruston, LA.

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JORETTA NICHOLSON INGRAM

Joretta Nicholson Ingram, 85, of Lafayette, LA, formerly of Ruston, passed away peacefully June 20, 2017. Services will be held at 2:00 PM on Friday, June 23, 2017 at the Episcopal Church of the Redeemer in Ruston, LA. Father Bill Easterling will officiate with burial to follow at Greenwood Cemetery under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home of Ruston. Visitation will be Thursday, June 22, 2017 from 5 - 7 PM at Kilpatrick Funeral Home of Ruston. Joretta was born August 28, 1931 to Marshall and Ina Belle Hobgood. She was married to Thomas James Nicholson and later to James Ingram.

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REGULAR SESSION

LINCOLN PARISH SCHOOL BOARD
Ruston, Louisiana
REGULAR SESSION
Tuesday, June 6, 2017 6:00 p.m.
The Lincoln Parish School Board met in Regular Session on Tuesday, June 6, 2017, at 6:00 p.m. in the Board Room of the Lincoln Parish School Board 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. David Ferguson, Mr. Danny Hancock, Ms. Lynda Henderson, Mr. Trott Hunt, Mr. George Mack, Jr., Mr. Joe Mitcham, and Ms. Susan Wiley.

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REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL

The City of Grambling is accepting Sealed Proposals from qualified vendors for one (1) each 2017 Chassis Garbage Truck with 25 Cubic Yard Rear Loader Packers. Sealed proposals will be received no later than 3:00pm, Friday, July 14, 2017 at the City of Grambling, (c/o Pamela Stringfellow, Municipal Clerk)127 Main Street, Grambling, Louisiana 71245. Proposals will not be accepted after the above date and time. A bid packet may be obtained from the City of Grambling, 127 King, Street, Grambling, Louisiana 71245. No Informational Conference / Pre-Proposal Meeting will be held.

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ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS

Sealed bids will be accepted in the office of the Purchasing Director in the Purchasing Department, located at 403 Main Street, Grambling, Louisiana until 2:00 p.m. CT July 11, 2017 at which time they will be publicly opened and read aloud. Bid #50018-170019 - Furnish and Install Air Handler for the Betty E. Smith Nursing Building Bids must be returned to the Purchasing Office in sealed envelopes. Bids must be submitted on the form enclosed herewith, and in strict conformity with the intent of same without modifications.

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PROPOSALS

WINNFIELD HOUSING AUTHORITY
PLUMBING SERVICES

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PROPOSALS

WINNFIELD HOUSING AUTHORITY
SERVICE AND MAINTENANCE OF HVAC UNITS
The WINNFIELD HOUSING AUTHORITY is currently accepting proposals from licensed HVAC contractors to provide HVAC repairs and maintenance service. To obtain the specifications for this project contact the Winnfield Housing Authority at 901 Neil Wagoner Dr., Winnfield, LA or at 318.628.4960.

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Lott: ‘It’s a blessing from God’

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Dustin Lott traveled across north Ruston this week to discover the 2017 Louisiana Peach Festival Peach Hunt prize Tuesday at the Rock Island Greenway and receive a $500 cash prize.
“It’s truly a blessing from God,” he said. “It’s just amazing.”
Lott, who moved to Lincoln Parish after marrying his wife, Megan, two years ago, said he, his wife and a good friend teamed up to put their heads together and “hunt the prize.”

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Curtain rises on RCT’s ‘The Lion King Jr.’

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The Ruston Community Theatre presents their second production of the year — “The Lion King Jr.” Above left is Rafiki, played by Anna Katherine Thompson. Right, Nala, played by Alma Moegle, and Simba played by Donovan Turpin, share a hug.
The show premiered Tuesday and will continue at 2 p.m. today and 7 p.m. Thursday at the DIxie Center for the Arts. Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for children.

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