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GSU teams on road Saturday at Arkansas-Pine Bluff

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Grambling State University’s basketball teams will be on the road Saturday at Arkansas-Pine Bluff. The women’s game will start at 5:30 p.m. while men’s action will follow around 7:30 p.m. Terry Rose (1, above left) and the Tigers stand at 1-15 overall and 0-7 in the Southwestern Athletic Conference while Joanna Miller (23, above right) and the Lady Tigers stand at 7-11 overall and 4-3 in the SWAC.

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Celebrating black heritage

Established as an annual celebration of achievements by black Americans, the creation of Black History Month grew out of “Negro History Week.”
History.com stated the story of Black History Month began in 1915, half a century after the 13th Amendment abolished slavery in the United States.

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Confident women, that's who

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I ran across an article earlier this week where the author talked about her experience of having long hair and then cutting it all off.
Her response to why some women can pull off short hair and others can’t — confidence.
I am all too familiar with being the girl who is constantly changing her hair. I have had my hair long (or what I consider long — mid-back) and I have had my hair darn close to a pixie cut. Invariably, I am the epitome of someone who grows her hair out only to cut it back off shorter than when I began growing it.

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In memory of Wiley, a gift giver

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Wiley W. Hilburn Jr. was a giver of gifts. But not necessarily the kind received on birthdays or Christmas. He believed if you treat the people you care about well every day, you don’t need to create a big fuss one or two days a year. No, Wiley’s gifts were usually of a different nature.
One gift was appreciating life’s everyday moments: a red leaf in the wind, iced tea sweetened in the pitcher, holding a dying father’s hand. In turn, he taught us to do that in his classes.

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2014 Krewe of Allegro royalty announced

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We are excited to announce the Royal Party Members of the 2014 Krewe of Allegro Mardi Gras Ball. Officiating over the Ball ceremoniously this year and representing the Ruston Civic Symphony Society, is King Lue Charles Napper and Queen Elizabeth English. Long live Lue and Libby!

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REQUEST FOR Quotes

REQUEST FOR Quotes
The Lincoln Parish School Board is seeking quotes for the Demolition and Disposal of debris of portions of Hico Elementary School until 10:00 a.m., February 13, 2014. Complete scope of work, qualifications, and requirements may be obtained from the Office of the Director of Auxiliary Services, Lincoln Parish School Board, 410 South Farmerville Street, Ruston, LA during regular business hours 8:00 a.m. through 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.
Superintendent
Danny L. Bell,
1td: January 24, 31, February 5, 2014

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NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
The following action will be considered at a meeting of the Zoning Commission of the City of Ruston, Monday, February 17, 2014, at 5:30 P.M. in the Court Room, City Hall, 401 North Trenton Street.

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TOWN OF DUBACH

TOWN OF DUBACH
REGULAR MEETING OF TOWN COUNCIL The Town Council of Dubach, Louisiana met in Regular Session Tuesday, January 21, 2014 at 6:30 pm at the Town Hall.
Present were Honorable Bob Jensen, Mayor and Council members Vallie Carrico, Hattie Graham, Davie Powell, Robert Colvin, Donna Lewis, Officer Robert Owens, and Jessica Darden
with the Ruston Daily Leader.
Absent: None
Public Comments: Lloyd Byrnside said that Blvd. Street floods his home.
Citizens attended: Lloyd and Dana Byrnside
The Meeting opened with Pledge of Allegiance and Invocation by Robert Colvin.

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THE BANK OF NEW YORK MELLON

THE BANK OF NEW YORK MELLON, ET AL IN THIRD DISTRICT COURT,
PARISH OF LINCOLN
Vs. No. 56740 STATE OF LOUISIANA
DANIEL ROBERT NUTT,ET AL

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Case No. 1170

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
The following application will be considered at a meeting of the Planning Commission of the City of Ruston, Monday, February 17, 2014, at 5:30 P.M. in the Court Room, City Hall, 401 North Trenton Street.
Case No. 1170: Application for Conceptual Approval of the Grove
Applicant: The Grove of Ruston, LLC
Location: North of West Kentucky Avenue, East of Kavanaugh Road

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