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July 19th, 2014

Variables lead to the right answer for retirement

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If you think back to your math classes in high school or college, you may remember that many of the problems involved the use of variables.
Changing these variables around in any fashion would change the outcome of the problem.
Similar situations occur in life all the time. To illustrate: If you look at the need to manage your retirement income so that you can’t outlive it as a “problem” to be solved, you will need to adjust some variables to arrive at the solution you seek.
That’s why it’s so important you be aware of the key variables involved in your retirement income planning.

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July 18th

Francis McClellan Clark

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Funeral services for Mrs. Francis McClellan Clark, age 96 of Simsboro, will be held at 10:00 AM Saturday, July 19, 2014 at Owens Memorial Chapel. Officiating the service will be Pastor Chris Witt. Burial will follow in Forest Lawn Cemetery in Ruston under the direction of Owens Memorial Chapel Funeral Home of Ruston.

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Bettye Maxwell Smith

A celebration of the life of Bettye Maxwell Smith, age 75, will be held at First Baptist Church Ruston on Saturday, July 19, 2014. Visitation will be on Saturday from 9:00-11:00 A.M. and service immediately following. Bettye was born January 22, 1939 in Ruston, Louisiana, to Beulah Pipes Maxwell and Spencer Colvin Maxwell and passed away July 16, 2014. She was a native of Choudrant, Louisiana, and a resident of Haughton, Louisiana for 42 years. She will be missed by family and friends.

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AdVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS

ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS
Sealed bids will be accepted in the office of the Purchasing Director in the Purchasing Department, located at 403 Main Street, Grambling, Louisiana until 2:00 p.m. CT,August 12, 2014 at which time they will be publicly opened and read aloud.
Bid : #50018-150001 HVAC & Energy Efficiency Upgrades to Criminal Justice Building
A Mandatory Pre-Bid conference will be held on July 29, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. at the address stated above.

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AdVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS

ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS
ADDITIONS AND IMPROVEMENTS TO:
GLEN VIEW ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Lincoln Parish School Board
Ruston, Louisiana
COMMISSION NUMBER 1310C
Sealed bids for the construction of the following project will be received by the Lincoln Parish School Board, located at their current office, 410 South Farmerville Street, Ruston, Louisiana 71270, either by mail or hand delivery, no later than 2:00 PM. local time on August 19, 2014, at which time all bids will be publicly opened and read aloud. Bids received after the 2:00 PM. deadline will be returned to the bidder unopened.

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Bid A/c units

LEGAL NOTICE
Sealed bids will be received at the Lincoln Parish School Board Office, 410 South Farmerville Street, Ruston, LA 71270 until 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, July 30, 2014 at which time bids will be opened and read aloud for the following surplus property:
17 Window Air Condition Units
Bid forms may be obtained from the Lincoln Parish School Board Office, 410 South Farmerville Street, Ruston, LA during the hours of 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 on Friday.
Danny L. Bell
Superintendent
3td: July 11, 18 & 25, 2014

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Franks, Chiasson wed

Photo by MEGAN MECHELLE PHOTOGRAPHY

Jessica Franks, of Ruston, and Jordan Chiasson, of Thibodaux, joined in holy matrimony during a 6 p.m. ceremony July 19 at The Bridge Community Church.

The bride is the daughter of Marvin and Connie Franks, of Ruston. She is the granddaughter of Charles and Charlene Satcher, of Alexandria, and the late Marvin and late Ivy Franks.

The groom is the son of Mitch and Lisa Chiasson, of Thibodaux. He is the grandson of Donald and Karen Loupe, of Morgan City, the late Neddie Chiasson and Doris Picou, of Thibodaux.

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Notice to Bidders

NOTICE TO BIDDERS
Sealed bids will be received at the Louisiana Tech University Purchasing Office, P.O. Box 3157 T.S., 408 Keeny Hall, Louisiana Tech University, Ruston, Louisiana until 2:00 P.M., Aug. 6, 2014 at which time and place they will be publicly opened for the following:
Viewbooks (50012-288-15):
Specifications and bid documents for the above may be obtained from the Director of Purchasing, Louisiana Tech University, Ruston, Louisiana; phone 318-257-4205 or fax request to 318-257-3772.

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Sealed Bids

NOTICE
Sealed bids will be received by the Office of Purchasing, Louisiana Tech University, Ruston, Louisiana until 2:00 P.M., August 28, 2014 at which time and place they will be publically opened for ALL MERCHANTABLE TIMBER, less and except that hardwood timber lying inside the designated Streamside Management Zone, whose boundaries are painted blue. The sale timber is located on the following described property owned by Louisiana Tech University as follows, to wit: TOWNSHIP 12 NORTH, RANGE 3 WEST, WINN PARISH, LOUISIANA, Section 7: East _ of the Northeast _ .

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Pre-WWII sentiments different than expected

No. 1 pre-war song was ‘I didn’t raise my boy to be a soldier’
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August marks the 100th anniversary of the outbreak of World War I. Triggered by the assassination in Sarajevo, Serbia, of Austrian Archduke Ferdinand, the War was a tragedy of incompetence, arrogance and miscalculation resulting in carnage with few parallels in history. The vindictiveness of the treaty that ended it then all but guaranteed World War II.

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