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TO: LINCOLN Parish Police Jury

TO: LINCOLN Parish Police Jury
FROM: Public Property and Building Committee
SUBJECT: Committee Report
The Public Property and Building Committee of the Lincoln Parish Police Jury met in the Police Jury Meeting Room, Third Floor, Lincoln Parish Courthouse, Tuesday, July 12, 2011, at 6:30 p.m. Present were: Roy Glover, Chair; Theresa Wyatt, Jody Backus, Annie Brown, Sharyon Mayfield and Mickey Mays.
ABSENT: None
Roy Glover called the meeting to order and delivered the Invocation.

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THE LINCOLN Parish Police Jury

THE LINCOLN Parish Police Jury met in regular session on Tuesday, July 12, 2011, at 7:00 p.m., at its regular meeting place in the Courthouse, Ruston, Louisiana. Present were: Theresa Moore Wyatt, District One; Hazel D. Hunter, District Two; Bobby Bennett, District Three; Mike Franklin, District Four; David Hammons, District Five; Roy Glover, District Six; Jody Backus, District Seven; R. G. “Skip” Russell, District Eight; Annie Brown, District Ten; Sharyon Mayfield, District Eleven; and R. D. “Mickey” Mays, District Twelve.
ABSENT: Joe Henderson, District Nine

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TO: LINCOLN Parish Police Jury

TO: LINCOLN Parish Police Jury
FROM: Louisiana Community Development Block Grant Committee
SUBJECT: Committee Report
The Louisiana Community Development Block Grant Committee of the Lincoln Parish Police Jury met in the Police Jury Meeting Room, Third Floor, Lincoln Parish Courthouse, Tuesday, July 12, 2011, at 6:00 p.m. Present were: Annie Brown, Chair; Theresa Wyatt, Skip Russell, Sharyon Mayfield, and Mickey Mays.
ABSENT: Joe Henderson
Annie Brown called the meeting to order and delivered the Invocation.

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Enterprise Campus

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Officials at Louisiana Tech University expect its first Enterprise Campus building, Tech Pointe, to open by the end of the month.
Enterprise Campus was created as an extension of the main campus and will serve as a home for high-tech companies looking to use the intellectual and research strengths of the university.
“They’re getting very close — they’re pretty much complete with construction,” said Les Guice, vice president for research and development at Louisiana Tech.

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Dubach replaces alderman

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DUBACH — Residents in District C of the Village of Dubach now have a new alderwoman representing their interests.
At the regularly scheduled Village of Dubach meeting Monday night, Mayor Ray Polk announced that District C representative TyRuss Christofferson had resigned from his position.
Polk presented aldermen with an ordinance that would set a special election primary for March 24 to fill the seat.

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LTC to offer new courses

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Northeast Louisiana Technical College’s Ruston campus will offer additional classes this fall in a team effort with Louisiana Delta Community College.
The new courses are Psychology 201, an introductory course, from 5-8:30 p.m. on Tuesdays and Speech 120, a public speaking course, from 5-8:30 p.m. on Thursdays.

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Tech letterman gives $1M to Quest for Excellence

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Gary Patterson remembers vividly how Louisiana Tech and its athletic programs helped shape his life.
And the former Bulldog baseball letter winner hasn’t forgotten.
Patterson — who is the owner of Patterson Forestry Consultants in Ruston — showed his appreciation to his alma mater this week by making a $1 million gift to the Quest for Excellence, the most historic athletics capital campaign in the university’s history geared toward the construction of a 90,000-plus square-foot multipurpose facility in the south end zone of Joe Aillet Stadium.

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Resident arrested on charges of abuse

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Just after midnight this morning a Ruston man was arrested on domestic abuse charges after a neighbor reportedly called the police.
Jared Wayne Taunton, 22, of Ruston, was arrested and booked into the Lincoln Parish Detention Center on domestic abuse battery charges.

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Mentor relationship celebrated

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Have you ever met someone whose lifestyle encouraged you to be your best and give your best to others? I’ve had the awesome privilege of meeting, working with and observing a woman who influenced me to reach beyond myself and stretch into new and unfamiliar territories. When I really think about it, she’s a woman who was simply phenomenal. I’m talking about Mrs. Pauline W. Lee, former dean of Library Services at Grambling State University.

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