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April 17th, 2014

NOTICE OF SURPLUS SALE

NOTICE OF SURPLUS SALE
LINCOLN PARISH SCHOOL BOARD
This notice will serve as official notice of a Surplus Sale of Macbook laptop computers that are 2010 models. Sealed bids will be accepted until 10:00 a.m. on May 6, 2014, at which time the bids will be opened and the highest bidder will be awarded the computer(s). Bids are to be submitted to George Murphy at the Lincoln Parish School Board Central Office, 410 S. Farmerville St., Ruston, La. 71270. For questions, please contact George Murphy at the school board between 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday at 318-255-1430.

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NOTICE OF SPECIAL CALL MEETING

APRIL 14, 2014
NOTICE OF SPECIAL CALL MEETING
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a special call meeting of the Mayor and Council members of the City of Grambling, State of Louisiana has been ordered and called and will be held at the Council Chambers, City Hall Conference Room, 127 King Street,Grambling, Louisiana on Thursday, April 17, at 6:00 o'clock p.m. for the following purposes, to wit:
1. The Establishment of the Economic Development Corporation Board
2. To consider and transact any and all other business which may properly be brought before the Mayor and Councilmembers.

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MINUTES

MINUTES
VILLAGE OF CHOUDRANT COUNCIL
REGULAR MEETING
March 3, 2014
The Village of Choudrant Town Council met in special session. Present were Mayor Bill Sanderson, Alderman Ragan Aswell, Alderman Ricky Maier, Alderman Brandon Williams and guests. Meeting was called to order at 7:00 p.m. by Mayor Sanderson. Mayor Sanderson gave prayer.
Motion to approve the agenda was made Alderman William and seconded by Alderman Aswell. Approved.
Motion to approve the minutes of February 3, 2014, was made by Alderman Williams, seconded by Alderman Maier. Approved.

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ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS

ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS
SEALED BIDS will be received by Grambling State University, until 2:00 P.M., on Thursday, May 1, 2014 in the Purchasing Office; Old President's Residence, Room 111; 430 Main Street, Grambling State University, Grambling, Louisiana for:
PC-Based CNC Turning Center for
Dept. of Industrial & Engineering Technology

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April 16th

Student death remains mystery

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Young woman’s body found in Lafayette park
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Grambling State University faculty are urging GSU students, family and friends to cooperate with Lafayette police investigating the unexpected death of Alexandria Shelton.
The GSU community is in shock by the death of the senior criminal justice major, a 3.5 GPA student who enjoyed life, shared close family and friendship ties and was scheduled to graduate at a May 9 commencement.

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CTB staple honored

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A centerpoint of Community Trust Bank will no longer greet customers as they enter the Financial Center located on North Trenton Street.
Glen Neaville has worked at CTB since 1991, when he said John Emory Sr. told him, “I think I have a place where you can hang your hat for a couple of years.”
Neaville said he first started his banking career in 1959 at Ruston State Bank.
“Throughout my career I mostly dealt with lending,” he said. “But here at Community Trust Bank you could say I worked in public relations.”

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2014 Peach Fest designs chosen

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The Ruston Lincoln Chamber of Commerce produces the Louisiana Peach Festival each year, and each year has its own unique logo and T-shirt design, and collector’s poster. The chamber is proud to announce the winners of the 64th annual design contests.
Christian Dunn designed the poster for 2014. Dunn is a student of Masters of Fine Art in Communication Design at LA Tech and is a resident of Deridder.

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GSU Gramblinite wins best newspaper, more

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Grambling State University’s campus newspaper, The Gramblinite, received seven first-place awards, including first place for Best All-Around Non-Daily Student Newspaper.
It is the second best newspaper award in the Society of Professional Journalists Region 12 Mark of Excellence Awards contest and follows a best newspaper award by the Black College Communications Association earlier this year. The SPJ awards were presented at a weekend conference in Arkansas.

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RHS takes control at Hoss Garrett Relays

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Ruston High School easily won its recent Hoss Garrett Relays, with the girls team easily outdistancing second-place Jonesboro-Hodge and the boys racing past second-place Basrop.
Following are team results and RHS first-place finishes from that meet:
Team Totals
Girls:
Ruston — 177
Jonesboro — 61.5
Bastrop — 52
Simsboro — 29.5
Rayville — 28
RHS Girls First-Place Finishes
Kristen Clark — Javelin
Quanese Jones — High Jump
Rebecca Wheelis — Pole Vault
Breanna Cooper — Discus
Carrie Bridges — Shot put
Adaiza Austin — 1,600m
Adaiza Austin — 800m
Sunni Mccallister — 100m

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’Dogs blow big lead

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UALR rallies to take 7-6 win over Tech
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LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — After leading 6-0 after five and a half innings of play, Louisiana Tech allowed seven unanswered runs by the University of Arkansas-Little Rock, eventually falling, 7-6, to the Trojans on Tuesday night at Gary Hogan Field.
Tech (10-24) squandered a six-run advantage by allowing UALR (14-20) to plate three runs in the sixth, one in the seventh and three in the eighth to sweep the season series over the Bulldogs.

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