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October 16th, 2018

Commission OK’s request for townhouses

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Discrepancies that led to earlier postponement remedied

The second time was the charm for developers wanting to build 24 townhouses on a roughly 2-acre site on Kavanaugh Road.
Ruston’s Planning & Zoning Commission on Monday approved O’Winn of Louisiana’s conditional use application after issues that caused the request to be postponed in July were cleared up.
Now, developers Jott Delcambre, of Monroe, and Dicky Nealy, of Ruston, can proceed with bids, engineering and construction plans.

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Flying into the future

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Girls get close-up look at aviation
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Ten-year-old Gracelynn Simmons poses atop a Piper Arrow training aircraft at the Louisiana Tech Flight Operations hangar. The Tech chapter of Women in Aviation hosted a Girls in Aviation Day Saturday, in which Tech flight students introduced young girls to the aviation industry and its many career opportunities.

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Still searching

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Florida families seek people missing from hurricane

PANAMA CITY, Fla. (AP) — Joanne Garone Behnke has replayed every possible scenario in her mind a hundred times.
Maybe her 79-year-old aunt sought shelter at the sturdy condo nearby that withstood Hurricane Michael’s devastating winds. Maybe she was rescued and is lying in a hospital bed somewhere. The pile of rubble that was once her Mexico Beach home is shallow, too shallow for a body to go unnoticed, Garone Behnke tells herself.
“It’s torture,” says Garone Behnke, who last talked to her aunt Aggie Vicari right before the storm hit, begging her to leave her cinderblock home.

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RESOLUTION NO. 1215 OF 2018 RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING CITY TO ENTER INTO AGREEMENT WITH LOUISIANA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION AND DEVELOPMENT FOR IMPROVEMENTS AT THE RUSTON REGIONAL AIRPORT

RESOLUTION NO. 1215 OF 2018
RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING CITY TO ENTER INTO AGREEMENT WITH LOUISIANA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION AND DEVELOPMENT FOR IMPROVEMENTS AT THE RUSTON REGIONAL AIRPORT
WHEREAS, Act 451 of the 1989 Regular Session of the Louisiana Legislature authorized the financing of certain airport improvements at the Ruston Regional Airport (“RRA”) from funds appropriated from the Transportation Trust Fund; and,

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‘Greater Tuna’ brings laughter to Dixie stage

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The Ruston Community Theatre debuted their newest production –—“Greater Tuna” — Thursday night, leaving the audience in uproarious laughter and resonating with them in a way only Southerners can truly understand.
“Greater Tuna” is the story of the many odd characters who live in the small, fictional town of Tuna, Texas told via OKKK Radio disc jockeys Thurston Wheelis, played by Rex Yocum, and Aries Struvie, played by Doug Postel.
“Tonight, we are Tunanites,” Ruston Community Theatre President Johnathan Baines told the audience before the show began.

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The Lincoln Parish Police Jury met in regular session on Tuesday, September 11, 2018, at 7:00 p.m., at its regular meeting place in the Courthouse, Ruston, Louisiana.

The Lincoln Parish Police Jury met in regular session on Tuesday, September 11, 2018, at 7:00 p.m., at its regular meeting place in the Courthouse, Ruston, Louisiana. Present were: Theresa Wyatt, District One; Hazel D. Hunter, District Two; Bobby Bennett, District Three; Randy Roberson, District Four; David Hammons, District Five; Walter Pullen, District Six; Jody Backus, District Seven; Skip Russell, District Eight; Joe Henderson, District Nine; Nancy Wilson, District Ten; Sharyon Mayfield, District Eleven; and Annette Straughter, District Twelve.

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TO: Lincoln Parish Police Jury FROM: Finance Committee SUBJECT: Committee Report The Finance Committee of the Lincoln Parish Police Jury

TO: Lincoln Parish Police Jury
FROM: Finance Committee
SUBJECT: Committee Report
The Finance Committee of the Lincoln Parish Police Jury met in the Police Jury Meeting Room, Third Floor, Lincoln Parish Courthouse, Tuesday, September 11, 2018, at 6:00 p.m. Present were: Skip Russell, Chair; Hazel Hunter, Jody Backus, Joe Henderson, and Nancy Wilson.
Skip Russell called the meeting to order and delivered the invocation.

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TO:Lincoln Parish Police Jury FROM: The Public Works Committee SUBJECT: Committee Report The Public Works Committee of the Lincoln Parish Police Jury

TO:Lincoln Parish Police Jury
FROM: The Public Works Committee
SUBJECT: Committee Report
The Public Works Committee of the Lincoln Parish Police Jury met in the Police Jury Meeting Room, Third Floor, Lincoln Parish Courthouse, Tuesday, September 11, 2018 at 6:30 p.m. Present were: David Hammons, Chair, Theresa Wyatt, Bobby Bennett, Skip Russell, and Annette Straughter.
David Hammons called the meeting to order and Skip Russell delivered the invocation.

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NOTICE OF PUBLIC AUCTION Pursuant to La. R.S. 9.4759, notice is hereby given, that WESTSIDE SELF STORAGE MINI WAREHOUSES

NOTICE OF PUBLIC AUCTION
Pursuant to La. R.S. 9.4759, notice is hereby given, that WESTSIDE SELF STORAGE MINI WAREHOUSES, located at 821 West California Avenue, Ruston, Louisiana 71270, will sell the following described property located in the units indicated and belonging to the person named in ORDER TO ENFORCE THE PRIVILEGE CLAIMED BY THE SELF STORAGE FACILITY ON MOVABLE PROPERTY.
Unit #-0000 Nakita Tellis 913 Arlington Street, Ruston, LA 71270
Sofa and love seat, end tables, china cabinet, coffee table, vacuum cleaner, dresser, hand towel dispenser.

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Notice is hereby given that the Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s office has declared the following vehicles surplus property

Notice is hereby given that the Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s office has declared the following vehicles surplus property and no longer needed for public purposes and therefore offer them for sale to the highest bidder or bidders submitting sealed bid for the purchase of said items:

ITEM # VEHICLE DESCRIPTION VIN NUMBER
1 2008 Ford Crown Victoria 2FAFP74V88X127814
2 2011 Ford Crown Victoria 2FABP7BV3BX102263
3 2013 Chevrolet Tahoe 1GNLC2E03DR344035

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