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June 28th, 2017

GSU women’s ho0ps team adds seven signees

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GRAMBLING — Grambling State University head women’s basketball coach Freddie Murray has announced the signing of seven student-athletes who will play for the Lady Tigers in the 2017-18 season. The group features three junior college transfers and four players who just completed their high school careers.

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Neaux Geaux for LSU’s title hopes

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Florida sweeps Tigers in CWS finals to claim national championship
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OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Maybe this wasn’t Florida coach Kevin O’Sullivan’s best team. It is, however, his first national championship team.
A year after the Gators went two games and out at the College World Series with a team seeded No. 1 and loaded with high draft picks, they won five of six in Omaha and completed a sweep of Southeastern Conference rival LSU in the finals with a 6-1 victory Tuesday night.

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June 27th

SEX OFFENDER

LEGAL NOTICE

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I, KENNETH WEB YOUNG, have been convicted of 14:80 CARNAL KNOWLEDGE OF A JUVENILE on Jan. 15, 2004.
My address is: 1600 MOORES DAIRY RD, RUSTON, LA 71270.
Race: White
Sex: Male
Date of Birth:11/11/1976
Height:5’7”
Weight:191
Hair Color:Brown
Eye Color:Hazel
2td:June 26 & 27, 2017

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TAX CREDIT

Notice is hereby given that The Fairways, ALPIC is competing for 9% tax credit provided by the Louisiana Home Corporation and proposes to develop The Fairways, a $7,110,878 +/- ($610,000 debt - $6,449,355 equity and $51,523 owner contribution) new construction, elderly/disabled rental subdivision consisting of up to 40 units (25-1BRs, 15- 2BRs,) and 1 office/community facility, located at 1419 Martin Luther King Avenue in Grambling, LA. The development will target elderly/disabled and PSH special needs groups.

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ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS

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SEALED BID # 2017-32
SEALED BIDS will be received until the hour of 10:00 a.m. TUESDAY, JULY 18, 2017 in the Purchasing Office of the city of Ruston located at the Public Works Complex, 701 East Tennessee Avenue, Ruston, LA 71270, at which time all bids received will be publicly opened and read aloud, for furnishing the city of Ruston with the
PURCHASE OF 336 ACSR CABLE “MERLIN”
As per specifications on file:
The city of Ruston
Purchasing Office
701 East Tennessee Avenue
Ruston, Louisiana 71270
(318) 251-8631

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Local student places in national competition

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A former Ruston Junior High School seventh grader recently placed fourth in the 2016 National You Be the Chemist Competition in Washington, D.C.
Jonathan Gunasekaran, 13, received scholarship money, a TI-84 Plus calculator and other science-related prizes.
You Be the Chemist Competitions are contests in which students are questioned on science and chemistry-related material throughout a day-long, 11-round of academic challenge.
Jonathan represented Lincoln Parish in the last two national competitions.

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Lowest fee increase in a decade approved

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Louisiana Tech University students will see a $136 increase in student fees per academic quarter while Grambling State University students will not after the University of Louisiana System executive committee special meeting recently approved fee changes for its nine universities.

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Celebrating 100 years

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Former Ruston resident, Nona Mae Oliver Hall, celebrated her 100th birthday on June 17. Hall recently moved to Arizona to be near her daughter, Shirley White, of Phoenix. She is also the mother of Esther Mumford, of Seattle, and Debra Sapp, of Houston.
She was married to Shellie Otis Hall for 52 years. She is a member of Pilgrim Rest Baptist Church and has been a long-time member of the Morning Star, Chapter No. 43, Eastern Star Masonic Order.

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Students, teachers attend LA GEAR-UP Conference

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On May 11-13, 250 Louisiana students converged in the Shreveport Convention Center to talk and learn about their futures.
The LA GEAR UP Conference, funded through the U.S. Department of Education and the Louisiana Office of Student Financial Assistance, aims to prepare elementary, middle and high school students for post-secondary education, including college.
LA GEAR UP is short for Louisiana Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs.

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Rotary of Lincoln kicks off second annual summer food drive for CCA

Every summer, Christian Community Action has had a food shortage, said Ty Storms, Rotary of Lincoln president. Schools are out, and there are no meals for students. People tend to travel more.
“People know instinctively during the year-end giving season (around Christmas time) that we need to keep people from being “cold and hungry”; however, while it is not so easy to imagine people who are “hot and hungry,” need knows no season, and CCA’s food supplies run low because there is a higher demand during the summer, yet the donations are traditionally lower,” Storms said.

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