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July 21st, 2014

REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS

REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS
Power Supply, RFP No. 2014-008
The Purchasing Office of the city of Ruston, Louisiana, located at Ruston Public Works Complex, 701 East Tennessee Avenue, Ruston, LA 71270 will be accepting SEALED PROPOSALS until the hour of 2:00 p.m. local time THURSDAY, AUGUST 21, 2014, for furnishing the city of Ruston with POWER SUPPLY.
As per specifications on file:
The city of Ruston
Purchasing Office
701 East Tennessee Avenue
Ruston, Louisiana 71270
(318) 251-8631
mcolvin@ruston.org
Notice of Intent

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PUBLIC NOTICE

PUBLIC NOTICE
Notice is hereby given that the Lincoln Parish Police Jury has declared that the following described immovable property is no longer needed for public purposes:
Southwest Quarter of the Northeast Quarter (SW _ of NE _), Northwest Quarter of Southeast Quarter (NW _ of SE _), and North Half of Southwest Quarter of Southeast Quarter (N _ of SW _ of SE _), Section 8, Township 19 North, Range 3 West, Lincoln Parish, Louisiana, containing 100 Acres, more or less (CB 136, Page 510). Minimum Bid $150,000.00

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Regular Session

The Lincoln Parish School Board met in Regular Session on Tuesday, July 1, 2014, at 6:00 p.m. in the board room of the Central Office at 410 South Farmerville Street, Ruston, Louisiana. Members present were Ms. Debbie Abrahm, Mr. Michael Barmore, Ms. Lisa Best, Mr. Curtis Dowling, Mr. Danny Hancock, Ms. Mattie Harrison, Ms. Lynda Henderson, Mr. Trott Hunt, Mr. Eddie Jones, Mr. George Mack, Jr., and Mr. Joe Mitcham.
Mr. Otha Anders was absent.

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Seeking nominees

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RHS to honor distinguished alumni

The Ruston High School Alumni Association is once again seeking nominations for the annual Distinguished Educators and Alumni Awards Luncheon.
Each year the alumni association honors seven former graduates of RHS who have excelled in one or several aspects of their lives.
“We’re hoping to have all of the nominations in by the end of August so that way we will have plenty of time to go through them and make plans for any nominees who have to make travel arrangements to attend the luncheon,” Committee Awards Chairman Betty Joe Fagan said.

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LEGAL NOTICE

LEGAL NOTICE
167 NORTH SELF STORAGE pursuant to LA R.S. 9:4759, notice is hereby given that 167 NORTH SELF STORAGE, located at 5568 Highway 167 N, Ruston, LA 71270, will sell at auction the following described properties located in unit indicated and leased to person so named:
Paladino, Christian
125 Fifth St.
Singer, LA 70660
Unit C120
High chair, wall shelf, small round wicker table, stroller, level, misc. items.
DATE OF AUCTION: Monday, July 3 @ 10:00 a.m. For cash at Public Auction to the last and highest bidder. The property to be sold as one complete purchase.
1td: July 21, 2014

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Pet of the week

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Roscoe was thrown from a car at the shelter when he was a small puppy. He was almost hairless and had mange and was extremely thin. Now he is healthy and happy. He gets along well with all the other dogs and loves to play with balls and frisbees. Adoption fees are $65. Call 251-DOGS for more information. See all the animals up for adoption at the 4Paws shelter, located at 290 Rodeo Road, just south of Tech Farm Road. The office is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday or by appointment.

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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, June 10, 2014, at 6:30 p.m. Present were: Hazel Hunter, Randy Roberson, Jody Backus and Nancy Wilson.
ABSENT: Joe Henderson, Chair; and Walter Pullen,
Hazel Hunter called the meeting to order and Jody Backus delivered the invocation.

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regular session

THE LINCOLN Parish Police Jury met in regular session on Tuesday, June 10, 2014, at 7:00 p.m., at its regular meeting place in the Courthouse, Ruston, Louisiana. Present were: Theresa Wyatt, District One; Hazel D. Hunter, District Two; Bobby Bennett, District Three; Randy Roberson, District Four; David Hammons, District Five; 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: Walter Pullen, District Six

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Shocking abuse right here at home

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The shocking headline of the July 16 Ruston Daily Leader caught my attention right away. “Man faces battery, drug charges ­— Suspect allegedly beat pregnant girlfriend.”
The story told of Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s deputies traveling down a local road and noticing a woman “in distress.” When they stopped her, they saw that she had blood on her right arm, bruises on her face, neck, arms and back, as well as a swollen jaw.

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LEGAL NOTICE

LEGAL NOTICE
Bid Announcement
Lincoln Total Community Action, Inc. will receive bids on the food items listed below. Bids will be received on or before August 1, 2014 - 3:00 PM. Food items include: Milk and Milk Products. Bids will be opened and read on Monday, August 4, 2014 at 10:00 AM at the Paul E. Slaton Head Start Center, located on 1400 Oakdale Street, Ruston, LA. The Agency reserves the right to accept or reject any and all bids and to waive any informalities.
/s/ Clotill Smith
Executive Director
4td: July 18, 20, 22 and 24, 2014

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