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August 15th, 2014

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
The following application will be considered at a meeting of the Zoning Commission of the City of Ruston, Monday, August 18, 2014, at 5:30 P.M. in the Court Room, City Hall, 401 North Trenton Street.
Case No. 1174: Cell Tower Permit Application
Applicant: Terminal Services, Inc./Crown Castle
Location: 1936 Farmerville Highway

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NOTICE

NOTICE

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ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS

ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS
SEALED PROPOSALS FOR:
CHOUDRANT TRACK PROJECT will be received by the LINCOLN PARISH SCHOOL BOARD, Ruston, Louisiana, in the Board Meeting Room of the Lincoln Parish School Board office, 410 South Farmerville Street, Ruston, Louisiana, until 2:00 P.M., local time, on Thursday, August 28, 2014. No proposals will be received after this hour or date. On this date and specified time, bids will be publicly opened and read aloud.
PROJECT: Choudrant Track Project

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ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS

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 September 9, 2014 at which time they will be publicly opened and read aloud.
Bid # 50018-150003: Cleaning & Painting Exterior of Foster Johnson and Brown Hall on the campus of Grambling State University.
A Mandatory Pre-Bid conference will be held on August 27, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. at the address stated above.

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August 14th

Rally features Q&A

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Below: During the rally, Bell had teachers who had shown leadership capabilities participate in a Q&A session during a Back to School Rally held Wednesday. From left, are sixth grade teacher at Choudrant School Augustine Moore and fourth grade teacher at Simsboro School Jordan Blachier.

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LPNET searches residence

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The Lincoln Parish Narcotics Enforcement Team made a crack cocaine arrest early Wednesday morning.
Michael Landon Wade, 39, of 144 N. Chatham Road, was booked into the Lincoln Parish Detention Center on one count possession of schedule II drugs — crack cocaine, possession of drug paraphernalia and two outstanding warrants for distribution of schedule II drugs — crack cocaine.
According to the arrest affidavit, LPNET agents conducted a knock-and-announce search at Wade’s residence on Wednesday.

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Saturday Shuttle takes off

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A new fixed route public transportation service, the Saturday Shuttle, is being implemented by Humanitarian Enterprises of Lincoln Parish. Phase 1 of the project will be initiated in Ruston and phases 2-5 will incorporate Grambling, Simsboro, Dubach and Choudrant. Phase 1 will begin this Saturday.

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Henderson announces re-election bid

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Lincoln Parish School Board District 9 member Lynda D. Henderson today announced her bid for re-election.
Henderson has been on the board since 2004. Qualifying for the Nov. 4 primary begins Aug. 20.
“During my service years we have added new additions and improved all of our buildings in the Ruston district,” Henderson said.
She cited the New Tech@Ruston program at Ruston High School and upgrades to the school’s football stadium and track facilities as examples.
“Our academic grades have improved,” Henderson said. “We have no failing schools.”

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Odom, Russ to wed

Keith and Susan Odom, of Choudrant, are pleased to announce the engagement and approaching wedding of their daughter Keeley Odom, of Choudrant, to Blaine Russ, of Shreveport.

Keeley is the granddaughter of Milton and Faye Odom, of Arcadia, Peggy Otwell, of Ruston, the late William Lynn “Ikey” Sanderson and the late Clarice Sanderson.

Blaine is the son of Johnny and Inda Russ, of Shreveport. He is the grandson of George Watson, of Mobile, Alabama, Jackie Martin, of Chandler, Texas, Wesley Russ, of Monroe, and the late Patsy Watson.

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Riva, Thornton to join in holy matrimony

Joy Elyse Riva, of Ruston, and Richard Darrell Thornton Jr., of Georgetown, are pleased to announce their engagement and approaching wedding.

Joy is the daughter of Kurtis and Suzanne Riva, of Ruston. She is the granddaughter of Eileen Riva, of Mobile, Alabama, the late Roger P. Riva, Beverly Carroll, of Ruston, and the late Ronald S. Carroll.

Richard is the son of Rose Thornton, of Georgetown, and the late Richard Darrell Thornton Sr. He is the grandson of Hazel Farve, of Georgetown.

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