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November 12th, 2013

Leader’s O.K. Davis featured in book

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Admission is free beginning at 5 p.m. tonight at the new Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame and Northwest Louisiana History Museum as award-winning New Orleans sportswriter Marty Mule’ is a featured guest during an engaging evening at the world-class facility in historic downtown Natchitoches.

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Packers take RPAR 7-11 Flag Football title

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The Green Bay Packers defeated the Atlanta Falcons 20-19 in overtime last week to win the Ruston Parks and Recreation Department’s 7-11 year old Flag Football championship at Joe Aillet Stadium. Pictured from left to right are First row: Roman Moore, Nathan Roebuck, Preston Gray, Kaleb Malcolm, Rudy Ford. Second row: Jireh Mayfield, Jadon Mayfield, Dmarco Buckner, Ciaosen Fuller, Brandon “J.R.” Moss, Kameron Sheets. Third rrow: Kenneth Hunter (parent) and Preston Gray (coach).

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Tech, Ruston greats honored

Saturday was a great day for Louisiana Tech University as five of its greats were inducted into the school’s Athletics Hall of Fame.
But it may have been an even better day for the City of Ruston and for Ruston High School, as two 1964 RHS gradates were among that Tech Hall of Fame Induction Class.

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Planting, pruning your landscape

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When it comes to fall lawn care chores, are there some chores that you just can’t stand? I, personally, enjoy working outside. Raking leaves, planting annual color, planting cool-season bulbs that will bloom in the spring, and preparing the lawn for winter can all be added to the task list to be completed during the fall and early winter. But, what about larger tasks such as planting or transplanting trees and shrubs, when should that be done? What about pruning trees and fruit trees?

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Donate to help CCA this holiday season

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During my time at the Ruston Daily Leader, I have written a lot about helping out various nonprofit organizations.
Throughout the year, various organizations host events to raise funds and awareness for a number of different causes. I’ve personally written about the Domestic Abuse Resistance Team, Junior Auxiliary, the Ruston Jaycees, the Emerson Centre, the Boys and Girls Club, Christian Community Action and a number of other local agencies.
So, when the leadership at the Ruston Daily Leader decided to actively help out one of these organizations, I was pretty excited.

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Ruel Wesley (Jr) Greene, Jr

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Funeral services for Ruel Wesley (Jr) Greene, Jr, age 55, of Simsboro will be held 10:00 AM Wednesday, November 13, 2013 at Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Ruston. Officiating the service will be Rev. Martin Denton and special speaker Sandy Allen. Interment will follow at Pine Grove Cemetery in Bernice under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Ruston.

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September 3 meeting

LINCOLN PARISH Fire Training Center Board of Commissioners met in regular session Tuesday, September 3, 2013 at 5:00 p.m., at Lincoln Parish Fire Protection District No.1 Administrative Office, Dubach, LA. The following members were present: Chairman Mike Fulton, James Austin, Ray Robinson, and Bill Sanderson.
Absent: Dennis Ford.
The meeting was opened with an invocation given by Chairman Mike Fulton.

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RESOLUTION TO SELL SURPLUS PROPERTY

RESOLUTION TO SELL SURPLUS PROPERTY
WHEREAS, the City of Grambling is a political subdivision of The State of Louisiana;
WHEREAS, the City of Grambling has in its possession a 1995 GMC Suburban, VIN number 3GKGC26K500788 which the Mayor and the Board of Aldermen have determined is no longer needed by the City of Grambling and is hereby deemed surplus property;
WHEREAS, the Mayor and the Board of Aldermen have determined that the appraised value of the GMC Suburban in its current condition is two hundred and fifty dollars ($250.00);

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NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE

NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE
CITY OF RUSTON
Sale of Scrap Materials as Surplus
Movable Property
Resolution No. 856 of 2013
SEALED BIDS will be received until the hour of 10:00 a.m. local time Tuesday, December 17, 2013 in the Purchasing Office of the city of Ruston located at the Ruston Public Works Complex, 701 East Tennessee Avenue, Ruston, LA 71270, at which time and place all bids received will be publicly opened and read aloud for the following Surplus Property.
DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY TO BE SOLD

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NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE

NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE
CITY OF RUSTON
Sale of Damaged Transformers as Surplus
Movable Property
Resolution No. 857 of 2013
SEALED BIDS will be received until the hour of 10:00 a.m. local time Tuesday, December 17, 2013 in the Purchasing Office of the city of Ruston located at the Ruston Public Works Complex, 701 East Tennessee Avenue, Ruston, LA 71270, at which time and place all bids received will be publicly opened and read aloud for the following Surplus Property.
DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY TO BE SOLD

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