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October 17th

Tech scoreboard coming together

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Work on installing Louisiana Tech’s $1.2 million high definition video display board for the Thomas Assembly Center continues and is on pace to be ready to go when the school’s basketball teams tip off their seasons. In addition to the board, the project also includes a customized sound system for the TAC and a video board control room which will be utilized for both football and basketball.

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Tech soccer preparing for two-game home stand

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With the conference schedule now halfway through, Louisiana Tech has an important two-game home stand this weekend as it hosts UTEP at 7 p.m. Friday at and Southern Miss at 1 p.m. Sunday at the Lady Techster Soccer Complex.
Tech (7-7-1, 2-3 C-USA) currently sits two points back of UTEP (9-3-3, 2-1-2 C-USA) for the fifth spot and four points ahead of Southern Miss (6-5-4, 0-3-2 C-USA) in the west division. The top five from each division advance to compete in the Conference USA Tournament in Houston.

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Loretta Mitchell

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Funeral services will be held for Loretta Mitchell, age 73, at 3:00 p.m., on Friday, October 18, 2013, at Rose-Neath Funeral Home in Arcadia. Rev. Stephen Boyd will officiate. Visitation will be held from 1:00 p.m. until service time on Friday. Burial will be in Monte Vista cemetery in Johnson City, TN at a later date. Mrs. Mitchell was born February 6, 1940, in Heflin, LA to Monroe and Minnie Tims McPherson. She entered into rest on Tuesday, October 15, 2013, in Ruston, LA. Mrs. Mitchell was a member of the Church of Christ in Arcadia.

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Mrs. Carmen Alexander Crawford

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Funeral services for Mrs. Carmen Alexander Crawford, age 83, of Zachary, LA formerly of Ruston, LA will be 2:00 P.M. Friday, October 18, 2013 at The Bridge Community Church (Hwy. 167 North) in Ruston, LA. Visitation will begin at 12:00 noon until service time at the church. Officiating the service will be Dr. Reggie Bridges of First Baptist Church of Zachary, LA and PastorJames Skinner of The Bridge. Interment will follow in Forest Lawn Cemetery in Ruston under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home of Ruston. Mrs.

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Virginia Galloway Trout

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Funeral services for Virginia Galloway Trout age 97, will be held 11:00 AM Friday, October 18, 2013 in the Chapel of Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Ruston, LA with Dr. Chris Craig officiating. Burial will follow at Greenwood Cemetery. She was born on August 9, 1916 in Arcadia to the union of Mary Fuller and William Young Galloway and passed away on Monday October 14, 2013 in Shreveport, LA. Mrs. Trout was a long time resident of Ruston, LA, member of First Baptist Church and graduate of LA Tech. She was employed at LA Tech for 30 years as secretary to the president, retiring in 1970.

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September 10 meeting

THE LINCOLN Parish Police Jury met in regular session on Tuesday, September 10, 2013, at 7:00 p.m., at its regular meeting place in the Courthouse, Ruston, Louisiana. Present were: Hazel 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; Nancy Wilson, District Ten; Sharyon Mayfield, District Eleven and Ronny Walker, District Twelve.
Absent: Theresa Wyatt, District One

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Public Works Committee

TO: LINCOLN Parish Police Jury
FROM: Public Works Committee
SUBJECT: Committee Report
The Public Works Committee of the Lincoln Parish Police Jury met in the Police Jury Meeting Room, Third Floor, Lincoln Parish Courthouse, September 10, 2013, at 6:30 p.m. Present were: Randy Roberson, Chair; Theresa Wyatt, Bobby Bennett, David Hammons, Joe Henderson, and Skip Russell.
ABSENT: None
Randy Roberson called the meeting to order and delivered the invocation.

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Personnel/ Benefits Committee

TO: LINCOLN Parish Police Jury
FROM: Personnel/ Benefits Committee
SUBJECT: Committee Report
The Personnel/Benefits Committee of the Lincoln Parish Police Jury met in the Police Jury Meeting Room, Third Floor, Lincoln Parish Courthouse, September 10, 2013, at 6:00 p.m. Present were: Joe Henderson, Chair; Hazel Hunter, David Hammons, Walter Pullen, Jody Backus, and Skip Russell.
ABSENT: None
Joe Henderson called the meeting to order and delivered the invocation.

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Finance Committee

TO: LINCOLN Parish Police Jury
FROM: Finance Committee
SUBJECT: Committee Report
The Finance Committee of the Lincoln Parish Police Jury met in the Police Jury Meeting Room, Third Floor, Lincoln Parish Courthouse, Tuesday, September 10, 2013, at 5:00 p.m. Present were: Jody Backus, Chair; Theresa Wyatt, Hazel Hunter, Skip Russell, Joseph Henderson, and Ronny Walker.
ABSENT: None
Jody Backus called the meeting to order and delivered the Invocation.
Ronny Walker offered a motion, seconded by Hazel Hunter, to approve the agenda. The motion carried with the following votes:

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Solid Waste and Recycling Committee

TO: LINCOLN Parish Police Jury
FROM: Solid Waste and Recycling Committee
SUBJECT: Committee Report
The Solid Waste and Recycling Committee of the Lincoln Parish Police Jury met in the Police Jury Meeting Room, Third Floor, Lincoln Parish Courthouse, September 10, 2013, at 4:30 p.m. Present were: Walter Pullen, Chair; Theresa Wyatt, Bobby Bennett, David Hammons, Skip Russell, and Sharyon Mayfield.
ABSENT: None
Walter Pullen called the meeting to order and delivered the invocation.

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