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August 15th, 2017

Allen wins silver at USATF meet

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Despite suffering an injury, John Allen left an international meet this weekend with one of its top medals.
The former Louisiana Tech University javelin thrower captured the silver medal at the 2017 United States Track and Field Federation(USATF) North and Central America and Caribbean Games held in Toronto.
Allen finished with a throw of 143.7664 feet (43.82) in the 65-69 age division after popping a groin muscle in the prelims and could not throw in the finals.

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G-Men hold first full scrimmage

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GRAMBLING — The Grambling State University football team took the field for its first full scrimmage of preseason training camp that was originally scheduled for Saturday but was postponed due to weather until Tuesday.
Players on both sides of the ball got an opportunity to showcase to the coaches the progress they have made so far during preseason training camp, as the season opener versus Tulane is rapidly approaching.

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Make family memories around the meal table

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What a great time to remind us about the benefits of eating family meals together.
School is back in full swing. Life will be more scheduled less relaxed than summer time.
There will be school activities, dance classes, scheduled sports activities, many appointments and don’t forget homework.
I remember those days and they were hectic.
Just a side bar here, these years go fast. Make memories.

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Football season is finally here

The start of college football season always brings a sense of “newness,” but never more so than in 2017 for Louisiana Tech and Grambling State universities.
Much of that is due to upgrades at both Joe Aillet Stadium and Eddie Robinson Memorial Stadium that are currently being completed.
Louisiana Tech has added a new $18.6 million press box/skybox, funded 100 percent through private donations to “The Joe,” while GSU has replaced its natural grass field with striped artificial turf along with a new Jumbotron scoreboard.

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August 14th

Beverly Jean Swanson Otwell

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Funeral services for Beverly Jean Swanson Otwell, 80 of Farmerville, LA, will be held on Wednesday, August 16, 2017 at 11:00 A.M. at the Chapel of Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Farmerville, LA. Officiating the service will be Connie Ward assisted by Bro. Bob Witt. Visitation will be held at 9:30 A.M. to till time of service. Interment will follow at Vienna Cemetery in Vienna, LA under direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home of Farmerville.

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Notice of Intention

NOTICE OF INTENTION TO CREATE AN
ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT DISTRICT
IN THE CITY OF RUSTON, STATE OF LOUISIANA,AND TO LEVY A

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Public Notice

PUBLIC NOTICE
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that an Ordinance titled:
ORDINANCE CREATING THE “COOKTOWN ROAD ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT DISTRICT OF THE CITY OF RUSTON, STATE OF LOUISIANA;” DEFINING THE BOUNDARIES THEREOF FROM WHICH AREA LOCAL SALES TAX INCREMENTS WILL BE DETERMINED AND USED TO FINANCE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS IN ACCORDANCE WITH AND AS AUTHORIZED BY PART II OF CHAPTER 27 OF TITLE 33 OF THE LOUISIANA REVISED STATUTES OF 1950, AS AMENDED; AND PROVIDING FOR OTHER MATTERS IN CONNECTION WITH THE FOREGOING

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RESOLUTION NO. 1145 OF 2017

RESOLUTION NO. 1145 OF 2017

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Notice of Public Hearing

NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING

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Advertisement for bids

ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS
CITY OF RUSTON
Sealed bids for the following project will be received by the Purchasing Department of the City of Ruston, Louisiana, located at Ruston Public Works Complex, 701 East Tennessee Avenue, Ruston, Louisiana 71270, either by mail or hand delivery, no later than 10:00 A.M. local time on Thursday, September 7, 2017, at which time all bids received will be publicly opened and read aloud in the office of the Purchasing Director. Bids received after the 10:00 A.M. deadline will be returned via certified mail to the bidder unopened.

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