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July 18th, 2016

DART discusses sex trafficking in Lincoln Parish

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The Domestic Abuse Resistance Team has been around long enough now for most people in our community to know who we are, and what we do.
We help to keep families safe from domestic violence. In most cases, people imagine a woman coming to a safe house or shelter to escape a violent husband.
That certainly happens. But there are so many other victims and crimes which are a part of what we do. For example, DART serves men who have been abused by their wives.
We also serve elderly individuals who have been abused by their aging spouse or their adult children.

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New Living Word graduates doctoral students

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After graduating from Grambling State University with a computer science degree, Rixie Thompson worked as a computer analyst at Louisiana Tech University for years then worked at Grambling State University as coordinator of the RN to BSN program until 2009. She earned a master’s in public administration at GSU along the way in 2000. It was the same year she joined New Living Word Ministries in Ruston, and it changed her life.

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GSU gets needed good news

In the midst of searching for a new president, its fifth over the past 12 years, Grambling State University received some much needed good news last week.

The school passed the Louisiana Granting Resources and Autonomy for Resources for Diplomas Act a second time with a score of 100 percent in all four standards for fiscal years 2014/2015 (Year 5) and 2015/2016 (Year 6).

GSU is monitored annually by the Board of Regents in regards to its progress in meeting the performance objectives of the Louisiana Grad Act.

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Raymon Hammons

Funeral services for Raymon D. “Doc” Hammons, age 95, of Ruston, will be held at 3:00 PM, Sunday, July 17, 2016, at Owens Memorial Chapel in Ruston. Rev. Larry Emory will officiate the service.

Burial will follow in Forest Lawn Cemetery in Ruston under the direction of Owens Memorial Chapel Funeral Home of Ruston.

“Doc” was born and raised in Lincoln Parish. He lived in Choudrant, Ruston and surrounding areas for most of his life except for his years of dedicated military service during WWII as a member of the 456th Amphibian Truck Company in Germany and France.

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Polling Location Changes

Public Notice of Precinct and Polling Location Changes
Pursuant to Louisiana Revised Statute 18:535(A), Public Notice is hereby given of the following precinct and polling location changes:
Precinct 6-2, which voted at McLane Recreation Center, is merged with Precinct 6-1, and will vote at Glenview Elementary School.
Precinct 6-3 becomes Precinct 6-2 and will vote at Glenview Elementary School.
Precinct 6-4 becomes Precinct 6-5 and will vote at Glenview Elementary School.
Precinct 6-5 becomes Precinct 6-4 and will vote at Glenview Elementary School.

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SEaled Bids

Sealed Bids
For The National School Breakfast Program (SBP), National School Lunch Program (NSLP), Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP). Notice is hereby given that sealed bids will be received by D'Arbonne Woods Charter School located at 9560 Hwy 33 Farmerville, Louisiana 71241 on or before August 1, 2016 @ 2pm. To obtain a copy of the RFP contact Kacey Hough or Jan Coleman at 318-368-8051
1td: July 17, 2016

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LPFD #1 MEETING

Lincoln Parish Fire Protection District No. 1 Board of Commissioners met in regular session, Tuesday, March 15, 2016 at 6:00 p.m., at Lincoln Parish Fire Protection District No.1 Administrative Office, Vienna Station in Dubach, Louisiana, with the following members present:
Richard Aillet, Ray Robinson, Layne Parnell, Mike Fulton, and Bart Dugdale.
Absent: Dennis Byrnes and Richard Durrett.
Invocation was given by Mike Fulton.
A motion was made by Ray Robinson, and seconded by Bart Dugdale, to approve the agenda as presented. The motion carried with the following votes:

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Notice: Sex Offender

I, MARK KING, DOC#130019, have applied for clemency for my conviction of 2nd degree murder. If you have any comments, contact the Board of Pardons (225-342-5421)
3td: July 17, 18, 19, 2016

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July 16th

Nungesser visits Tech, learns about SciTEC

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Louisiana Lt. Gov. Billy Nungesser visited Louisiana Tech University Wednesday to learn more about Sci-TEC, the school’s Science and Technology Education Center and efforts by Tech’s College of Education in partnering with outside organizations for mutual benefits.

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Restoring power

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A Ruston utility worker is barely visible near the center of the photo as he works inside the McDonald Avenue substation to restore power to about one-third of the city left dark Friday afternoon after lightening struck the substation and destroyed a 69,000 volt insulator. The outage lasted a little more than an hour. As of 9 p.m. Friday, all power lost as a result of Thursday night’s wind had been restored except for an area on Bittersweet and West Virginia Avenue, Public Works Director Darrrell Caraway said Friday night.

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