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May 20th, 2014

Scouting potential next top Diamond ’Dog

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Following Louisiana Tech’s not unexpected dismissal of Wade Simoneaux as head baseball coach, the question becomes who will be the next skipper for the Bulldogs?
One name circling in possible contention for the job is former Northwestern State and University of Alabama head coach Jim Wells, who retired as head coach of the Crimson Tide in 2009.

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New Living Word holds championship hoops banquet

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New Living Word School’s Boys Basketball Class C State Championship Banquet was held on May 16 at New Living Word Ministries. Aaron James, Grambling State University athletics director, was the keynote speaker. More than 200 community supporters and donors who took part in the fundraising efforts to help purchase championship rings and other chanpionship memorabalia for the team attended the banquet, including representatives of Suddenlink Communications, one of NLW’s biggest donors.

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Tech men strong in APR

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Since Mike White’s arrival in Ruston, the Louisiana Tech Bulldog basketball program has had nothing but success on the hardwood.
However, maybe even more impressive than the win-loss column has been the program’s commitment to succeeding in the classroom.
In the NCAA’s most recent Academic Progress Rates (APR) released today, the Bulldog basketball program recorded its highest single year rate (1000) and multi-year rate (937) since the inception of the scores a decade ago.

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THE WATER We Drink

THE WATER We Drink
FELLOWSHIP WATER SYSTEM
Public Water Supply ID: LA1061004

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NOTICE OF PROPOSED ORDINANCE AND TRANSFER OF PROPERTY

NOTICE OF PROPOSED ORDINANCE AND TRANSFER OF PROPERTY
The Board of Aldermen of the City of Grambling shall meet on the 5th day of June, 2014 at 5:30 o'clock p.m. in the Council Chambers, City Hall, Grambling, LA, and hold a public hearing to consider the adoption of the following ordinance:

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FROM: Public Works Committee

TO: LINCOLN Parish Police Jury
FROM: Public Works Committee
SUBJECT: Committee Report
The Public Works Committee of the Lincoln Parish Police Jury met in the Police Jury Meeting Room, Third Floor, Lincoln Parish Courthouse, April 8, 2014, at 6:30 p.m. Present were: Randy Roberson, Chair; Hazel Hunter, Bobby Bennett, Nancy Wilson and Ronny Walker.
ABSENT: Skip Russell
Randy Roberson called the meeting to order and delivered the invocation.

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Public Property and Buildings Committee

TO: LINCOLN Parish Police Jury
FROM: Public Property and Buildings Committee
SUBJECT: Committee Report
The Public Property and Buildings Committee of the Lincoln Parish Police Jury met in the Police Jury Meeting Room, Third Floor, Lincoln Parish Courthouse, April 8, 2014, at 6:00 p.m. Present were: Sharyon Mayfield, Chair; Hazel Hunter, David Hammons, Walter Pullen, Jody Backus, and Nancy Wilson.
ABSENT: None
Sharyon Mayfield called the meeting to order and Ronny Walker delivered the invocation.

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Tuesday, April 8 meeting

THE LINCOLN Parish Police Jury met in regular session on Tuesday, April 8, 2014, at 7:00 p.m., at its regular meeting place in the Courthouse, Ruston, Louisiana. Present were: Theresa Wyatt, District One; Hazel D. Hunter, District Two; Bobby Bennett, District Three; Randy Roberson, District Four; David Hammons, District Five; Walter Pullen, District Six; Jody Backus; District Seven; Joe Henderson, District Nine; Nancy Wilson, District Ten; Sharyon Mayfield, District Eleven and Ronny Walker, District Twelve.
Absent: Skip Russell, District Eight

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May 19th

Honoring those who served

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Hundreds of motorcycles roared across Lincoln Parish Sunday afternoon as participants in the annual Run for the Wall passed through. The Run for the Wall, a cross country motorcycle trek from Los Angeles to the Vietnam War Memorial in Washington D.C., was started in 1989 to promote healing among all veterans and their families and friends, to call for an accounting of all prisoners of war and those missing in action, to honor the memory of those killed in action from all wars and to support our military personnel all over the world.

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Reneau to speak to Tech grads

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Louisiana Tech University President Emeritus Dan Reneau will serve as keynote speaker for Tech’s spring commencement ceremony at 10 a.m. Saturday in the Thomas Assembly Center.
Reneau retired as Tech’s president in 2013 after 26 years in that position. Some of Tech’s institutional highlights under Reneau’s presidency include:
• Tech was elevated to a Tier One “National University,” according to US News & World Report’s 2012 Best Colleges Report and has maintained that position.
• Tech earned a Carnegie Foundation Research University/High Research Activity classification.

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