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February 7th

ADVERTISEMENT FOR Bids

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Sealed bids will be received at the office of
Greater Ward One Waterworks District at 241 Haddox Road for a 1999 Ford New Holland backhoe loader. Bids may be hand delivered or mailed to Box 637 Ruston, LA 71273. The equipment can be viewed at the waterworks by appointment before the bid is made. The minimum bid is to be $12,000.00. Bids will be opened 5 days after the last legal advertisement. Cashiers check or cash only will be accepted. Greater Ward One reserves rights to reject any or all bids. Bidder must be able to remove the equipment with their own trailer.

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ADVERTISEMENT FOR Bids Hico Water System, Inc. Owner

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Hico Water System, Inc. Owner
587 Highway 152
Address
Dubach, LA 71235
Separate sealed Bids for the construction of (briefly describe nature, scope, and major elements of the Work) Contract “A” Distribution System Improvements will be received by Hico Water System, Inc. at the office of Hico Water System, Inc., Hico Baptist Church, 653 Highway 152, Dubach, LA 71235 until 10:00 am, (Local Time) Friday, February 10, 2012 (year), and then at said office publicly opened and read aloud. The Contract Documents may be examined at the following location(s):

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ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS AGRI-SCIENCE BUILDING AND NEW TECH BUILDING FOR RUSTON HIGH SCHOOL

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AGRI-SCIENCE BUILDING AND NEW TECH BUILDING FOR RUSTON HIGH SCHOOL
Lincoln Parish School Board
Ruston, Louisiana
COMMISSION NUMBER 1106
Sealed bids for the construction of the following project will be received by the Lincoln Parish School Board, located at their current office, 410 South Farmerville Street, Ruston, Louisiana 71270, either by mail or hand delivery, no later than 2:00 PM. local time on March 1, 2012, 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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February 6th

Annual audit report

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School board to discuss finances, accountability

Money will be on the agenda at the regularly scheduled meeting of the Lincoln Parish School Board at 6 p.m. Tuesday at 410 S. Farmerville St.
School board members will hear a report from an independent auditor, which will give greater insight into the district’s financial situation.
Donna Doss, accountability and school improvement coordinator, will also present the action plans for Ruston and Cypress Springs Elementary schools, which received the two lowest School Performance Scores in the district.

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Practical science

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Parish hosts academic competition
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With four minutes to set up, the students could use up to five mirrors as they attempted to bounce a laser around obstacles to try to hit a target on the other side of a box.
The more mirrors used, the more points were accumulated, if the laser hit the mirrors.
The Laser Shoot was just one of numerous challenges faced by junior high and high-school students who competed in the Science Olympiad on Saturday at Ruston High School.

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Black History lectures on tap

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The Lincoln Parish Library will host two lectures this month in celebration of Black History Month.
At 6 p.m. Thursday in the Library Events Center, Cheryl Mango-Ambrose will present “‘Yes Lord!’: African-Americans’ Religious Resistance During Slavery.”

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Grant to help GHS students encourage safe driving

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GRAMBLING — For a group of nine students at Grambling Laboratory High School, the next few months are going to be tiresome as they work to design and implement a community-based safe driving program.
The students will be doing this as a part of the State Farm funded program, Project Ignition, which was put in place to help teens combat driving problems.

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Report gives state C- for teacher policies

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A new report released by the not-for-profit, non-partisan National Council on Teacher Quality (NCTQ) finds major advances in teacher policy across the country, largely driven by state adoption of policies for including student achievement as a measure of effectiveness in teacher evaluations, and using teacher effectiveness evidence in decisions about teacher tenure and dismissal.

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Tillis draws crowd

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An overwhelming crowd welcomed Pam Tillis to the Dixie Center for the Arts on Jan. 26.
The award-winning artist entertained the audience with hits from the past and introduced her recently released album “Rhinestoned.” She brought back many memories as she played songs recorded by her father, country legend Mel Tillis.

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Cupcake sale at CTB to benefit St. Jude

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The fourth annual “Kupcake for the Kids” fundraiser to benefit St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday.
The event will be held in the lobby of Community Trust Bank, located at 1511 North Trenton Street.
Susie Polk, coordinator of the event, said she began the “Kupcakes for the Kids” with a group of friends who volunteered to help bake.

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