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June 5th, 2013

legal NOTICE

LEGAL NOTICE
Notice is hereby given that a public hearing will be conducted to amend the 2012-2013 budget and to adopt the 2013-2014 budget for the 3rd Judicial District Public Defender’s Office on Saturday, June 15, 2013, at 9:00 a.m., at 307 North Trenton Street, Suite 102, Ruston, LA. The proposed budget is availbale for public inspection at the same location between 8am-5pm June 10-14, 2013.
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March 21 minutes

RUSTON LINCOLN Convention & Visitors Bureau Board of Directors Meeting 8:00 a.m. March 21, 2013 Ruston, LA
Minutes
Members Present: Chris Garriga, Chair Dr. Dave Guerin, Vice Chair
Greg Phillips, Treasurer
Keith Brasuell
Richard Lewis
Ronnie Walker
Bill Hogan
Staff Present:
Travis Napper, President/CEO
Timothy Bush, VP of Sales/Marketing
Members Absent:
Dr. Carl Wright
Tiffany Baldwin
Call to Order
Mr. Garriga called the meeting to order at 8:04 a.m.
Invocation
Mr. Phillips presented the invocation.
Approval of Agenda

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INVITATION FOR BIDS

INVITATION FOR BIDS
Sealed bids will be received by Louisiana Tech University - Purchasing, Keeny Hall 408 | P.O. Box 3157, Ruston, Louisiana 71272 until 2:00 P.M. July 15, 2013.
ANY PERSON REQUIRING SPECIAL ACCOMMODATIONS SHALL NOTIFY LOUISIANA TECH UNIVERSITY OF THE TYPE(S) OF ACCOMMODATION REQUIRED NOT LESS THAN SEVEN (7) DAYS BEFORE THE BID OPENING.
FOR: Demolition of Vacant Residential Buildings LTU Bid No. 50012-253-14
PROJECT NUMBER: FP&C 19-625-02-08, Part 05 CFMS #719471 OCR# 625-300238
Scope of Work: Building Demolition, Asbestos Abatement

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IMPORTANT INFORMATION ABOUT YOUR DRINKING WATER

IMPORTANT INFORMATION ABOUT YOUR DRINKING WATER
Grambling Water System Failed to Take Corrective Action Following Identification of a Significant Deficiency

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COLEY Cates

I, COLEY Cates, DOC# 483063, have applied for clemency for my conviction of negligent homicide. If you have any comments, contact the Board of Pardons (225) 342-5421
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June 4th

Harper serves with many hats

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To some, he’s known as “Flipper.”
Others call him “Ugly.”
But for many people throughout Lincoln Parish, he’s primarily known as a friend, especially in a time of need.
Helping others is something that comes easy for Ruston’s J.D. Harper, a native of Hattiesburg, Miss., who has called Lincoln Parish home for the past 21 years and become a familiar face to many Lincoln Parish residents.
Harper, who has been retired from cross-country trucking since 2005, serves as head of Ruston’s Veterans of Foreign Wars and American Legion Posts as well as handling a number of other jobs.

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Murder suspect caught

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The suspect in a May 30 fatal shooting in Ruston has been apprehended with the assistance of the U.S. Marshal’s Office and the Tallahassee Police Department in Florida.
Capt. Tim Parker, spokesman for the Ruston Police Department, said that early on Monday evening, Dumauriea McGee, 22, of Ruston, was taken into custody in Tallahassee.
“The U.S. Marshal’s service received a tip that (McGee) was in Tallahassee, Fla.,” Parker said.
“The U.S. Marshals and the Tallahassee Police took him into custody without incident. He is currently in custody awaiting extradition.”

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Peachy goodness

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Cookery contest prize to feature a stay at the Ritz
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For Ruston resident Julie Holmes, peach dishes are more than a hobby. They are her passion.
“When I got that ribbon the first time I placed, I was hooked,” Holmes said.
She said her strategy is to mimic what is popular in food trends.
“I collect recipes all year long from newspapers, magazines, TV and I ask myself ‘I wonder how this would be with peaches?’” Holmes said.

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Local places in state teen competition

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Dixie Gem Peach Outstanding Teen named third runner up
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Twenty-seven teens from across the state competed for the title of Miss Louisiana’s Outstanding Teen this past weekend at the University of Louisiana at Monroe’s Brown Auditorium. More than $12,000 in scholarships were awarded to the contestants. On-stage competition included fitness in sportswear, talent and evening wear and each contestant also had a private interview with the judges.

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Open call for chorus singers

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Women encouraged to join summer program

Area women have a chance to become summer singers and participate in Piney Hills Harmony’s annual show Aug. 24.
The Sweet Adelines chorus, which is based in Ruston but draws members from across North Louisiana, will bring back its “Rock Around the Clock” show, first staged in 2012 at Ruston’s Dixie Center for Performing Arts. Elvis tribute artist Todd C. Martin will also perform at the event, to be presented in Monroe’s Jack Howard Theatre as a benefit for Angel Ministries of Monroe.

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