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August 7th, 2013

Grandmother brings family together with summer camp

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Sue Ledford, of Ruston, has four granddaughters who live out of state.
In order for them to get to know and love her hometown of Ruston, she decided to have Mama Sue Camp each summer for one week.
During this week, the grandchildren would be exposed to as much North Louisiana culture as possible and let them experience the things locals love and value. It also gives them a taste of what it was like for their dad growing up in Ruston.
Each day had a theme:
Friday: All sports day.We took them to Tech to bowl, climb the rock wall and swim.

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Help students beat the heat

Just as the start of the school year has begun to near and preparations for fall activities have cranked up, so has the heat.
Heat advisories have been in effect for our area over the past few days and today looks no different with high temperatures expected to reach the 100-degree mark right in the middle of preseason football workouts and band practices.

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Education just keeps a changing

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My first-grade experience would not have passed muster with modern educational gurus. Our teacher didn’t use the new cure-all Common Core curriculum, there were no such creatures as statewide learning standards and some kids were left behind in reading.
Nevertheless, our huge, high-ceilinged classroom on the first floor of the old, un-air conditioned A. E. Phillips School was before its time. We had learning centers, only we didn’t know it, because nobody had officially invented learning centers back then.

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July 11 meeting

MINUTES. CITY OF GRAMBLING, GRAMBLING, LOUISIANA. Monthly Meeting July 11, 2013
Mayor Edward R. Jones opened the regular session of the Grambling City Council at 6: 00 p.m. at Grambling City Hall. Mr. William Arrington offered the invocation and led the council and congregation into the Pledge of Allegiance. Present were the following Council members: Birdex Copeland, Jr., Yanise Days, Roy Jackson and Cullen Jackson. Absent: Council member Cathy Holmes. It was moved by Council member Birdex Copeland, Jr. and seconded by Council member Roy Jackson to adopt the Minutes dated June 6, 2013.

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Early Notice and Public Review of a Proposed

Early Notice and Public Review of a Proposed
Activity in a Wetland

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TERRYVILLE FIELD Docket No. 13-438

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TERRYVILLE FIELD Docket No. 13-438
LEGAL NOTICE
STATE OF LOUISIANA, OFFICE OF CONSERVATION, BATON ROUGE, LOUISIANA.
In accordance with the laws of the State of Louisiana, and with particular reference to the provisions of Title 30 of Louisiana Revised Statutes of 1950, a public hearing will be held in the Hearing Room, 1st Floor, LaSalle Building, 617 North 3rd Street, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, at 9:00 a.m. on TUESDAY, AUGUST 20, 2013, upon the application of WILDHORSE RESOURCES, LLC.

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ASSESSOR'S LEGAL NOTICE

ASSESSOR'S LEGAL NOTICE
Notice is hereby given that I have completed the listings of all property in the Parish of Lincoln and have estimated the values thereon, and that said listing will be exposed in the Lincoln Parish Assessor's Office during office hours 8:00 am to 4:30 pm at the Lincoln Parish Police Jury Complex, 307 North Homer Street, Ruston, Louisiana for public inspection and correction for a period of 15 days, beginning August 15, 2013. Any taxpayer desiring to examine his assessment is required to call the Assessor's Office during said 15 day period.
Sheila G. Bordelon, CLA

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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 P.M. CT August 27, 2013 at which time they will be publicly opened and read aloud.
Bid # 50018140003 - Campus Beautification Project Phase II
A Pre-Bid Conference will be held on August 13, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. in the Purchasing Department Conference Room.

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TERRYVILLE FIELD Docket Nos. 13-434 and 13-435

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TERRYVILLE FIELD Docket Nos. 13-434 and 13-435
LEGAL NOTICE
STATE OF LOUISIANA, OFFICE OF CONSERVATION, BATON ROUGE, LOUISIANA.
In accordance with the laws of the State of Louisiana, and with particular reference to the provisions of Title 30 of Louisiana Revised Statutes of 1950, a public hearing will be held in the Hearing Room, 1st Floor, LaSalle Building, 617 North 3rd Street, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, at 9:00 a.m. on WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 4, 2013, upon the application of WILDHORSE RESOURCES, LLC.

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August 6th

Landrieu comes to Ruston

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U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu (D-New Orleans) joined a roundtable discussion concerning the Sparta Aquifer Monday at the Lincoln Parish Convention and Visitors Bureau/Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commerce building as she gathered information about the depleted source of water of much of north Louisiana.
Sparta Ground Water Commission members, Ben McGee, the supervisory hydrologist of the U.S. Geological Survey, and Ruston Mayor Dan Hollingsworth briefed Landrieu on efforts to help conserve water in the depleting aquifer.

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