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July 22nd, 2016

Tech predicted for second-place in C-USA West

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IRVING, Texas — Louisiana Tech has been projected to finish second in Conference USA’s West division in a preseason vote conducted by a panel of media members that cover the league’s schools.
Coming off back-to-back bowl victories, the Bulldogs have compiled a 13-3 league record over the past two seasons and recently placed the most student-athletes of any school to C-USA’s preseason all-conference team with seven players honored. Among those seven, kicker Jonathan Barnes was voted preseason Co-Special Teams Player of the Year by the league’s head coaches.

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Expo Center gets new stalls

The North Louisiana Exhibition Center is one of the most booked venues in our area.

With an event held almost every weekend, it is no wonder the staff at the facility requested new stalls from the Lincoln Parish Police Jury.

Angela Manning, commissioner of the expo center, said in order for the center to continue to provide its customers what is needed, as well as expand to new customers, new stalls had to be purchased.

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Never too young to learn to cook

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Something I learned a long time ago is that you have to find those small moments in life where everything seems to quiet and the only thing that really matters is whatever you are focused on at that moment.
I had a lot of those moments in the kitchen with my mom growing up.
I wasn’t always standing beside her with my own dish in front of me, sometimes I was just at the bar, watching her.
She cooked so much, I think, not because it was a passion or a love, but because she enjoyed the quiet moments that preparation allowed.

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July 21st

William Baskin

William Sanders “Bill” Baskin of Ruston, 93, passed away at home on Monday, July 18, 2016. Bill was born in Crowville, LA on November 13, 1922 to Sanders and Gladys Kinman Baskin. He graduated from Ruston High School and received a baccalaureate degree in business from Louisiana Polytechnic Institute in 1942.

Bill served both as an active and reserve officer as Major in the USAF from 1942 to 1965, flying P-38, P-39, P-40 and his favorite, the P-51 Mustang. He was selected with six other pilots to be in the first experimental jet fighter squadron test flying the XP-59A.

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Maxine Beckham

Maxine Davidson Beckham passed away on Tuesday, July 19, 2016 surrounded by her loving family and faithful cat, Duchess. Services to honor her life will be at 10:00am Friday, July 22, 2016 at Fellowship Baptist Church in Dubach, LA, Hwy. 151 where she was baptized as a child and was a lifelong member. Bro. Connie Smith will officiate. Burial will follow at the Fellowship Cemetery where Maxine could trace her family back for 4 generations. Arrangements are under the direction of Farrar Funeral Home in Farmerville.

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Troy Anders

A memorial service for Troy Frye Anders, age 96, of Ruston will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday July 23 at Grace United Methodist Church in Ruston with Reverend Bob Deich officiating. Visitation will begin at 1:30 p.m. prior to the service.

Troy was born on February 20. 1920 in Wills Point, Texas and passed away July 18, 2016 at Life Care Hospital in Ruston.

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Applications: Weatherization

APPLICATIONS ARE NOW BEING ACCEPTED FOR CCAA LINCOLN PARISH
WEATHERIZATION PROGRAM
The Caddo Community Action Agency Weatherization Program is currently accepting

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Invitation or Bids

NEWS RELEASE
INVITATION TO BID
The Caddo Community Action Agency Weatherization Assistance Program is accepting bids to provide labor only contractors and HVAC, licensed plumber, licensed electricians for the program year ending June 30, 2017 in Caddo, Lincoln and Rapides Parishes. Bid packages may be picked up July 22, 2016 thru July 29, 2016 at 4055 St.Vincent Avenue, Shreveport, LA or call (318) 861-4808, LA Relay 711. Deadline for bids to be turned in is 9:00 a.m.J uly 29, 2016. Bids will be opened in the CCAA Conference Room on July 29, 2016 at 10:00 a.m.

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Resolution

**Charts published in today's paper.

The following Resolution was adopted by:
CITY OF GRAMBLING
STATE OF LOUISIANA
RESOLUTION #070702016-1
BE IT RESOLVED, that the following millages are hereby levied on the 2016 tax roll on all property subject to taxation by the city of Grambling:

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Legal Notice: Sex Offender

LEGAL NOTICE
I, CHRISTOPHER MAURICE NELSON have been convicted of 14-202.1 TAKING INDECENT LIBERTIES W/A MINOR, ATTEMPT 2ND DEGREE RAPE & SEXUAL OFFENSE on April 04, 2007
My address is 119 TIMBERS AVE. RUSTON LA 71270
Race: Black
Sex: Male
DOB: 08/11/1982
Height: 5’9”
Weight: 200 lbs
Hair Color: Black
Eye Color: Brown
2td: July 20 & 21, 2016

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