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December 14th

COLORING CONTEST WINNER

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Dykes’ hiring presents twist for Bulldogs

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It’s been a roller coaster of a year for Louisiana Tech’s football team with three one-point losses combined with a double overtime loss not stopping the Bulldogs from earning a berth in next Wednesday’s inaugural Frisco Bowl.
But hold on Tech nation, the wild ride isn’t over.
Not only did the Bulldogs earn the right to play Southern Methodist in the Frisco Bowl. On Tuesday SMU hired former Tech head coach Sonny Dykes, announcing he’ll coach the Mustangs in the bowl game.
Dykes went 22-15 in three years at Tech before moving on in 2012 to take over as head coach at Cal.

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5 parish players set for All-Star game

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I-20 Bowl to be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at L.J. ‘Hoss’ Garrett Stadium
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There will be plenty of Lincoln Parish flavor in the second annual I-20 Bowl to be played at 2 p.m. Saturday at Ruston High School’s L.J. “Hoss” Garrett Stadium.
Five parish players — three Ruston High Bearcats and two Cedar Creek Cougars — will showcase their skills on T.L. James Field as member of the East team led by Ouachita Parish High School head coach Jeff Fitzgerald.
Bearcats LB/DE/FB Tahj Samuel, RB DeAndre Marcus and WR Donald Johnson will be representing the Bearcats and will be joined by Cougars LB Tripp Marcus and defensive lineman Ben Slusher.

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GSU places six on BOXTOROW All-American team

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GRAMBLING —The Grambling State University football team placed six student-athletes on the BOXTOROW All-American Team, which was announced on Tuesday night.
Trenton Scott (offensive lineman), De’Arius Christmas (linebacker), De’Aumante Johnson (defensive back) and Marc Orozco (kicker) were named BOXTOROW First-Team All-American selections. Devante Kincade (quarterback) and Martez Carter (running back) were selected BOXTOROW Honorable Mention All-Americans.

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Tourism agency beats budget cuts

Lt. Gov. Billy Nungesser isn’t optimistic about the fate of his department’s budget, as Louisiana gets closer to the fiscal cliff with still no plan in sight to prevent the financial catastrophe.
But he is optimistic about tourism. Nungesser, who heads the Department of Culture, Recreation and Tourism, even goes so far as to predict a sixth consecutive year of record-breaking tourism numbers in Louisiana for 2016.

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Grambling history continues to be unearthed

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There’s not many crevices or creases in the world where the Grambling State University brand is not known.
But sometimes lost in the discussions of the historically black institute is the city it calls home — Grambling.
Of course, Lincoln Parish residents are familiar with the historically African American city that calls Lincoln Parish home, but the history of it was sort of muddled since its inception.
But with the help of a group of locals, the city has now been able to uncover history that might have been lost in time.

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Brother Jamal Antonio Harbor

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Brother Jamal Antonio Harbor, 17
Brother Jamal brought joy and laughter to everyone he came in contact with. He impacted both young and old with his sense of humor, spirit, and courage. He loved spending time with family, friends, and his beloved dogs Polo and Chanel.

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Invitation to Quote

PUBLIC NOTICE
Invitation to Quote
The City of Grambling is currently accepting sealed quotes for the Demolition and Removal of Substandard Structures until 2:00 p.m. local time, January 4, 2018. Please contact Mary Gipson, Planning and Zoning Commission, City of Grambling, at 318-243-8494 or 318-247-6120, for additional information. Bid packages may be picked up and returned to the City of Grambling Town Hall from Mrs. Linda Butler, Monday through Friday 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. The City of Grambling Town Hall will be closed on December 25 & 26, 2017.

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A 1965 Ford Mustang #5R07A188097

A 1965 Ford Mustang #5R07A188097, has been stored at Bradshaw's Body Shop,
2112 Farmerville Hwy., Ruston, LA since 11-17-17. If all current charges
are not paid and vehicle claimed by owner by 11/27/17, a permit to sell or
dismantle may be obtained.
2td Dec. 13 & 14, 2017

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NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING AND SPECIAL CALL MEETING

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING AND SPECIAL CALL MEETING
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a public hearing and a special call meeting of the Mayor and Council members of the City of Grambling, State of Louisiana has been ordered and called and will be held at the Council Chambers, City Hall Conference Room, 127 King Street, Grambling, Louisiana on Thursday, November 21, 2017 at 2:00 o'clock p.m. for the following purposes,:
o Ordinance to Amend the 2017 Budget and Introduce an Ordinance to Adopt the 2018 Budget

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