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January 15th, 2014

Changes proposed to zoning codes

When Ruston’s zoning commission adopted the current zoning code in 2012, the panel promised residents it would be constantly re-examining the code for necessary changes, and would bring those changes to the community as expeditiously as possible.
That process has come to its fruition. Last week, the commission got its first official look at a list of 52 proposed updates to the code — each one of which lessens the code’s existing restrictions.

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Remembering Mickey McHale

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The summer of 2002 was everything you’d figure a Ruston summer to be: hot and hotter. But the temperature wasn’t the only boiling point.
After months of background work, a newly incorporated political action group called LINCPAC was about to launch a door-to-door campaign trying to get enough signatures to put the question of allowing local restaurants to sell liquor by the drink on the ballot.

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Sealed bids

THE RUSTON Housing Authority will receive sealed bids on January 31, 2014, at 11:00AM at 615 N. Farmerville Street, Ruston, Louisiana, for the following obsolete equipment:
1979 Chevrolet 3-Ton Dump Truck VIN C16DA9V107302
1994 Chevrolet 1500 Pick Up VIN IGCD14Z0RZ27
1995 Ford F-150 XL Pick Up VIN IFTDF15Y75NA
1999 Ford E-150 Van VIN IFTRE1422XHA
1990 GMC C-1500 Pick Up VIN 1GTDC14HXLZ552491
1995 EXCEL-HUSTLER 440-HD 72” DUAL TRIM DECK VIN 004203
All items are sold as is. The housing authority reserves the right to refuse any and all bids.

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LEGAL NOTICE

LEGAL NOTICE
OFFICIAL NOTICE OF BOND SALE
$8,000,000 OF GENERAL OBLIGATION SCHOOL BONDS, SERIES 2014 OF
RUSTON SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 1 OF THE
PARISH OF LINCOLN, STATE OF LOUISIANA
Sealed bids or electronic bids via PARITY7
will be received until 1:00 o'clock p.m., Central Time (Louisiana Time), on Wednesday, February 19, 2014

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THE VILLAGE OF SIMSBORO

THE VILLAGE OF SIMSBORO
MONTHLY TOWN HALL MEETING MINUTES
MONDAY, JANUARY 06, 2014
The Village of Simsboro met in regular session Monday, January 06, 2014 at 6:15 P.M. Council members present were Alderman Tiffany Cole, Alderman Doug Durrett and Alderman Pam Durrett. Mayor Hendricks called the meeting to order. Senator Rick Gallot voiced the prayer. Mayor Hendricks led the Pledge of Allegiance.
Present in attendance was: Senator Rick Gallot, Geoffrey Middleton, Scott Boatright, Ruston Daily Leader, Dorothy Kittles and Trayson Hargrove

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MINUTES

MINUTES. CITY OF GRAMBLING, GRAMBLING, LOUISIANA.
Monthly Meeting
December 5, 2013

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MINUTES

MINUTES. CITY OF GRAMBLING, GRAMBLING, LOUISIANA.
Public Hearing & Special-Called Meeting
December 19, 2013
MINUTES OF PUBLIC HEARING
Mayor Edward Jones opened the Public Hearing of the City of Grambling on Thursday, December 19, 2013, at 5:40 p.m.; the purpose of the public hearing was to get input from the citizens concerning the following:
Ordinance #0125013-1
ORDINANCE ADOPTING THE PROPOSED BUDGET OF REVENUE AND EXPENDITURES FOR THE FISCAL YEAR BEGINNING JANUARY 1, 2014, AND ENDING DECEMBER 31, 2014, FOR THE CITY OF GRAMBLING, LOUISIANA

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LINCOLN PARISH FIRE TRAINING CENTER

LINCOLN PARISH FIRE TRAINING CENTER
TRAINING CENTER BOARD MEETING DATES
2014
MEETINGS WILL BE HELD AT VIENNA STATION, 4786 HIGHWAY 167, DUBACH, LA 71235.
JANUARY 21
FEBRUARY 18
MARCH 18
APRIL 15
MAY 20
JUNE 17
JULY 15
AUGUST 19
SEPTEMBER 16
OCTOBER 21
NOVEMBER 18
DECEMBER 16
1td: January 15, 2014

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LINCOLN PARISH Fire Protection District No.1

LINCOLN PARISH Fire Protection District No.1
Fire District Board of Commissioners Meeting Dates
2014
Meetings will be held at Vienna Station, 4786 Highway 167, Dubach, LA 71235.
JANUARY 21
FEBRUARY 18
MARCH 18
APRIL 15
MAY 20
JUNE 17
JULY 15
AUGUST 19
SEPTEMBER 16
OCTOBER 21
NOVEMBER 18
DECEMBER 16
1 td: January 15, 2014

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January 14th

Henderson’s needlepoint to go on a national tour

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JoAnne Henderson sits at her needlepoint stand removing small stitches of black thread from an off-white canvass. Sometimes perfecting a piece is as much about taking stitches out as it is about putting them in, she said.
Henderson knows about top quality embroidery. Her award-winning piece depicting the changes that take place in an Alzheimer’s patient’s brain goes on national tour this spring.
The Embroiderer’s Guild of America “Through the Needle’s Eye” exhibition opens in April in Palmer Lake, Colo., then travels to venues across the country for three years.

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