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June 19th

Invitation for Bids

INVITATION FOR BIDS
Sealed bids will be received by the Police Jury of Lincoln Parish until Thursday,
July 5, 2018, 10:00 a.m. at its office in the Courthouse, Ruston, Louisiana, for furnishing:
ITEM 1: BITUMINOUS HOT MIX
ITEM 2: ASPHALTIC MIXTURE FOR COLD APPLICATIONS
Only bids submitted on Bid Forms will be accepted. Bid Forms and Specifications may be obtained from the office of the Lincoln Parish Police Jury, P.O. Box 979, Ruston, Louisiana 71273-0979. Bids can also be submitted electronically at WWW.CENTRALBIDDING.COM.

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Adv for Proposals

ADVERTISEMENT FOR PROPOSALS
SEALED PROPOSALS will be received by Grambling State University, until 2:00 PM, on Tuesday, July 10, 2018 in the Purchasing Office; Old President's Residence, Room #114; 430 Main Street, Grambling State University, Grambling, Louisiana for:
Lease of Laundry Equipment & Services
NOTE: THERE WILL BE A MANDATORY PRE-PROPOSAL CONFERENCE ON 6/20/18 @ 10:00 AM

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Sealed bid 2018-20

ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS
SEALED BID # 2018-20
The Purchasing Office of the city of Ruston, Louisiana, located at Ruston Public Works Complex, 701 East Tennessee Avenue, Ruston, LA 71270 will be accepting SEALED BIDS until the hour of 10:00 a.m. local time TUESDAY, JULY 10, 2018, at which time all bids will be publicly opened and read aloud, for furnishing the city of Ruston with a
36-MONTH BUY-BACK LEASE OF TWO (2) NEW HEAVY-DUTY TRUCKS WITH FRONT LOADING REFUSE COLLECTION BODY MOUNTED
As per specifications on file gratis:
The city of Ruston
Purchasing Office

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Peach Clue 2

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Joseph "Everett" Flowers

Joseph “Everett” Flowers, 69, died Saturday, June 16, 2018, surrounded by family at his home in Quitman, AR after a lengthy illness. Everett is survived by his wife of 39 years, Barbara Sue (Milligan) Flowers; his four children: Dena McDaniel, Jason Flowers, Robert Flowers, and Sarah Goodwin; three brothers: Marvin Flowers, Ray Flowers, and Allen Flowers; one sister, Deborah Jones; and seven beloved grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his mother, Helen (Barmore) Flowers; his father, Larance E. Flowers; his brother, Larry D.

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Mental health important to healthy life

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Question of the day — Why must truck drivers — not just big trucks — I mean pick-ups, SUVs, dualies and anything larger than my little sports-type car — think that it is OK to drive across the centerline of any road?
The centerline is there for a reason. It is supposed to divide the sections of a road so that people stay on their own side.
I was thinking that one day I will call their bluff and stay right where I am on the road.
However, coming to my senses, I realize that I have lived a relatively pain-free life and don’t want to change that dynamic anytime soon.

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It was time for to listen to a little light music

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My family was, and still is, full of music lovers. Most of us started at an early age. I’m guessing my big sister Jean was the first one to bring music into our house. She had a little box-shaped monograph record player that had a handle and folded up like an overnight case. I guess that made it easier for her to carry it to teenage sleepovers. Surely, they had electricity by then.

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Gleason is a national hero

It’s a memory that remains etched into our memories at the Ruston Daily Leader nearly 12 years later.
That body floating horizontal in midair, arms outstretched, before the crowd at the New Orleans Superdome exploded, seemingly threatening to shake the facility down in joyous glee.
It signaled the rebirth of New Orleans itself and especially the NFL’s Saints franchise in the wake of the devastation created by Hurricane Katrina.

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Two Tech young guns honored

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Diamond ’Dogs pitchers named to All-Region team

The American Baseball Coaches Association has announced the 2018 NCAA Div. I All-Region Teams, with Louisiana Tech junior pitchers Logan Bailey (first team) and David Leal (second team) earning recognition in the Central Region.
The teams were voted on by members of the American Baseball Coaches Association and the process is led by the ABCA NCAA Div. I All-America Committee.
Both Bailey and Leal also garnered all-conference accolades earlier in the year, while playing a major role in leading the Bulldogs to 39 wins, and a school-record 21 conference triumphs.

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Techsters volleyball adds coach

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Head coach Adriano de Souza has announced the addition of Jessica Croucher to the Louisiana Tech family as an assistant volleyball coach for the upcoming 2018 season.
Croucher comes to Ruston after spending the previous two years as an assistant coach at the University of Saint Mary. In her final season at the program last year, she helped guide the program to the most victories in school history (18).

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