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May 6th, 2016

Davison horse set for Derby

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Lincoln Parish’s Steven Davison and Randy Gullatt are ready to Run for the Roses.
Their horse Destin is one of six horses from Louisiana set to compete in Saturday’s Kentucky Derby.
Destin won the Grade Davis Stakes and the Grade II Tampa Bay Derby earlier this season.
A contingent of about 60 family and friends from the Ruston area plan to make the trek here this weekend for the race.
Another Derby competitor, Tom’s Ready, is owned by New Orleans Saints and Pelicans owner Tom Benson and his wife Gayle.

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Local farmers markets open

At 8 a.m. Saturday, Ruston Mayor Ronny Walker will ring the opening bell and begin the ninth season of the Ruston Farmers Market.
Things will be a little different this season though, as the market will be located in a covered, open-air building at 220 E. Mississippi Ave.
“The building, a former city of Ruston warehouse, has been freshened and opened up and includes an outdoor sitting area with a stage and ADA-compliant restrooms,” Jean McWeeney, president of North Louisiana Farm Fresh, said.

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Celebrating what mothers do for us

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“A mother is the truest friend we have, when trials heavy and sudden fall upon us; when adversity takes the place of prosperity; when friends desert us; when trouble thickens around us, still will she cling to us, and endeavor by her kind precepts and counsels to dissipate the clouds of darkness, and cause peace to return to our hearts.”
— Washington Irving
Sunday is Mother’s Day.
You should get her a gift, right? Flowers? Jewelry? Card?

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Nurses week successful one

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While there are dozens of professional roles that touch patient care in a hospital, the most intimate and significant is nursing. Every person who has ever had a family member in an acute or critical care situation knows the difference made through the work of their loved one’s nurses. When visiting hours are over, kind, competent and engaged nurses are the reason you can sleep that night.

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Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s Office 2016 Immovable Tax Sale

LINCOLN PARISH SHERIFF
DELINQUENT TAX LIST

LINCOLN PARISH SHERIFF VS. DELINQUENT TAX DEBTORS


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ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS

ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS
CAROLINA AVENUE STORAGE, 311 WEST CAROLINA AVE, RUSTON, LA 71270 will on Monday, May 16, 2016 at 9:00 AM to satisfy the lien on the property stored at the address above, accept bids for the items contained in the listed units. Tenants notated have been notified in accordance with the law. Landlord makes no representation or warranty for the items contained in any of the units.
Unit 29 - Jessica Dooley - Furniture and various household items.
Unit 59 - Roslyn Ivey - Furniture and various household items.

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MINUTES

MINUTES OF A REGULAR MEETING OF THE MAYOR AND BOARD OF ALDERMEN OF THE CITY OF RUSTON HELD ON MONDAY, APRIL 4, 2016, AT 5:30 P.M., IN COUNCIL CHAMBERS/COURTROOM, CITY HALL, 401 NORTH TRENTON, RUSTON, LOUISIANA
A regular meeting of the Mayor and Board of Aldermen of the City of Ruston was held Monday, April 4, 2016, at 5:30 P.M., in Council Chambers/Courtroom, City Hall, 401 North Trenton, Ruston, Louisiana.

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RESOLUTION 1034

RESOLUTION NO. 1034 OF 2016
RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING CITY TO ENTER INTO AGREEMENT IN CONNECTION WITH BILTMORE STREET RECONSTRUCTION IMPROVEMENTS
WHEREAS, the City has requested and received bids for improvements identified as Biltmore Street Reconstruction, City Project No. 193 (the “Project”), pursuant to design plans and specifications prepared by Riley Company of Louisiana, Inc., project engineers (“Engineers”); and,
WHEREAS, the City desires to enter into an agreement with the most responsive, responsible bidder for the Project;

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RESOLUTION 1033

RESOLUTION NO. 1033 OF 2016
RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING CITY TO ENTER INTO AGREEMENT IN CONNECTION WITH RECYCLING TRANSFER STATION
WHEREAS, the City has requested and received bids for improvements identified as Solid Waste Recycling Station, City Project No. 200 (the “Project”), pursuant to design plans and specifications prepared by Riley Company of Louisiana, Inc., project engineers (“Engineers”); and,
WHEREAS, the City desires to enter into an agreement with the most responsive, responsible bidder for the Project;

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RESOLUTION 1032

RESOLUTION NO. 1032 OF 2016
RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING CITY TO ENTER INTO A COOPERATIVE ENDEAVOR AGREEMENT WITH THE LINCOLN PARISH POLICE JURY RELATED TO THE CONSTRUCTION AND USE OF A RECYCLING TRANSFER STATION
WHEREAS, recycling of solid waste by the City of Ruston, the Lincoln Parish Police Jury (the “LPPJ”) and other entities in Lincoln Parish serves to reduce the amount and cost of solid waste required to be disposed and transported to landfills outside of Lincoln Parish and thus reduces the costs incurred by the City and enhances the utilization of natural resources; and,

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