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March 25th, 2013

Bulldogs’ energy level high in drills

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After a 14-hour break from a session last Friday, Louisiana Tech University returned to work Saturday, as the team practiced for two hours at Joe Aillet Stadium in full pads.
The secondary spent most of the practice session in one-on-one pass skeleton drills and the beginning of team workouts and making it a tough day on the receivers.
Former Ruston High standout Kentrell Brice, Bryson Abraham and several others played with a high level of intensity.

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Hadnot leads Tech tracksters

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Louisiana Tech University claimed four event wins and 11 finishes in the top three, including Trey Hadnot’s 100-meter dash victory, at the SEC-Big Ten Challenge at the Maddox Track in Starkville, Miss., Saturday.
The meet was scored as the Southeastern Conference vs. All Challengers, as Tech and Missouri State paired up with the Big Ten Conference. The SEC won the men’s challenge 287-264, with Tech responsible for 38 of the 264 points, while the SEC won the women’s challenge 360-217. with Tech responsible for 68 of the 217 challenger points.

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Grambling sweeps past Privateeers

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GRAMBLING — Grambling State University swept a doubleheader Sunday to make it a three-game sweep of a weekend baseball series against in-state opponent University of New Orleans at Wilbert Ellis Field at R.W.E. Jones Park.
The Tigers improved their record to 9-13 on the season with wins of 9-5 in the first game and 17-5 in the second game of Sunday’s doubleheader.
Grambling State University had taken a 5-4 victory in the first game of the series against the Privateers on Saturday.
In the two games on Sunday, the Tigers had a combined 25 hits.

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What is Gov. Bobby Jindal thinking?

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When the new proposed state budget was unveiled recently, Domestic Abuse Resistance Team was stunned to learn that domestic violence programs will suffer yet another massive cut. This time, we will lose $1.4 million. This translates to another 30 percent loss to programs devoted to the protection and support of families who are abused in Louisiana.

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Future bright in Grambling

Economic development, especially in the areas of infrastructure and housing, is extremely important in any community. And while the efforts on a large and small scale should be commended, the City of Grambling has taken on a pro-active approach in recent months to not lag behind in this area.

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Parish's health needs work

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A new study by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute, just released parish rankings on health. Not surprising — because Lincoln Parish always does so well — is that our fair parish held tight at No. 13. We were beat out — in order from one to 12 — by West Feliciana, Cameron, St. Tammany, Plaquemines, Lafayette, St. Charles, Ascension, La Salle, Bossier, Vermillion, Lafourche and St. James parishes.

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BUS DRIVER Needed. Lincoln Total Community Action

BUS DRIVER Needed. Lincoln Total Community Action, Inc. is accepting applications for the position of Bus Driver for Head Start through March 28, 2013. The bus driver is needed for the route on Bernice. The position requires the following: CDL Certification - Passenger and Safety endorsements, safe driving record, background check clearance, love and patience for children. Interested persons may apply at the Bernice Head Start Center, 211 Willis Reed St., Bernice LA and the Paul E. Slaton Head Start Center, 1400 Oakdale St., Ruston, LA. between the hours of 8:00-3:00 pm.

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THE LINCOLN Parish Police Jury met in regular session on Tuesday, January 8, 2013,

THE LINCOLN Parish Police Jury met in regular session on Tuesday, January 8, 2013, 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; Sharyon Mayfield, District Eleven and Ronny Walker, District Twelve.
Absent: Nancy Wilson, District Ten

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TO: LINCOLN Parish Police Jury FROM: Solid Waste Committee

TO: LINCOLN Parish Police Jury
FROM: Solid Waste Committee
SUBJECT: Committee Report
The Solid Waste Committee of the Lincoln Parish Police Jury met in the Police Jury Meeting Room, Third Floor, Lincoln Parish Courthouse, February 12, 2013, at 4:00 p.m. Present were: Walter Pullen, Chair; Bobby Bennett, Randy Roberson, David Hammons, Skip Russell, and Sharyon Mayfield.
ABSENT: None

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PUBLIC NOTICE Invitation to Quote # 2013-0014

PUBLIC NOTICE
Invitation to Quote # 2013-0014
The city of Ruston is currently accepting sealed quotes for the Demolition and Removal of Substandard Structures until 10:00 a.m. local time, April 5, 2013. Structures are located at the following Ruston, Louisiana addresses:
701 Frazier Road 1809 Martin Luther King Drive
219 Cotton Avenue (house only) 109 Snowden Street
116 Snowden Street
Please contact C. Michelle Colvin, CPPB, City of Ruston Purchasing Agent, at 318-251-8631 for additional information.
1td: March 25, 2013

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