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July 11th, 2013

Nuggets only 2-0 team left in youth hoops

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It’s still early on, but already one Ruston Parks and Recreation youth basketball team has an upper hand.
The Denver Nuggets are the only unbeaten team with multiple wins remaining in RPAR’s 5-6 year-old coed youth basketball league.
The Nuggets stand at 2-0 but are closely followed by the Boston Celtics at 1-0.
The Atlanta Hawks stand at .500 with a 1-1 mark while the Los Angeles Lakers are 0-1 and the Charlotte Bobcats 0-2.
Records
Current standings in the Ruston Parks and Recreation Department softball leagues:

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Beatrice Malloy Girlinghouse

Beatrice Malloy Girlinghouse, 89 of Ruston, LA, formerly of Minden, LA died July 9, 2013. Funeral services will be held at 10:00 AM Saturday, July 13, 2013 at Owens Memorial Chapel in Ruston. LA followed by graveside service at Old Athens cemetery in Athens, LA. Officiating the service will be Rev. Dale Oden.
Beatrice was preceded in death by her husband of 50 years, Claude Girlinghouse; her parents, Will and Lillie Malloy; sister Dimple Volentine and Mavis Anderson.

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John Miller Futch

Funeral services will be held for John Miller Futch, 88, at 10:00 a.m., on Friday, July 12, 2013, at First Baptist Church in Arcadia.  The interment will follow at the Arcadia Cemetery. Rev. Jeff Hoffman will officiate. The family will receive friends at the funeral home for visitation on Thursday, from 5:00 until 7:00 p.m. John Miller Futch was born on September 24th, 1924, in Lillie, Louisiana, to Robert Kilgore Futch and Olivia Farrar Futch.  He died July 9th, 2013, in Shreveport, Louisiana, at the age of 88.

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NOTICE TO BIDDERS

NOTICE TO BIDDERS
Sealed bids will be received at the Louisiana Tech University Purchasing Office, P.O. Box 3157 T.S., 408 Keeny Hall, Louisiana Tech University, Ruston, Louisiana until 2:00 P.M., July 29, 2013 at which time and place they will be publicly opened for the following:
Audio/Video Equipment (50012-261-14)
Specifications and bid documents for the above may be obtained from the Director of Purchasing, Louisiana Tech University, Ruston, Louisiana; phone 318-257-4205 or fax request to 318-257-3772.

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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 13, 2013 at which time they will be publicly opened and read aloud.
Bid # 50018-140001: Wastewater Pumping and Collection Facilities Upgrade and Modifications.
A Mandatory pre-bid conference will be held on July 30, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. in the Purchasing Department Conference Room.

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July 10th

Area legislators, constituents get together to talk issues over

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Area residents and state legislators got together Monday night for a meeting of the minds and the opportunity to find out where each stands on political issues.
Rep. Patrick Jefferson, Sen. Bob Kostelka, Rep. Rob Shadoin and Sen. Rick Gallot appeared at Monday’s Tea Party meeting at the Ruston Country Club.
“I think the meeting went very well,” organizer Bob Flournoy said. “I think people needed to ask a lot of those questions and have them talked about, even if there are no clear answers for many of them.”

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Project announced

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$11.4 m to resurface Interstate 20
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The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development announced on Monday, a project for improvements to Interstate 20 in Lincoln Parish. The event was held at the Tremont rest area along I-20.

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LPFD responds to multiple fires

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This holiday weekend was very busy for the Lincoln Parish Fire Department. Since July 4 they have responded to four residential fires and one woods fire.
On July 4, LPFD responded to a structure fire at 740 Highway 146. The fire was contained to the kitchen and no injuries were reported. There were six units on scene, with seven volunteers and four career members present.

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RFD responds to wreck off I-20

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Ruston Fire Department responded to a motor vehicle crash at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday.
The accident began in front of Trinity Methodist Church on the North Service Road and came to a stop on the other side of Cooktown Road beside Dowling’s Smoke House.
It appeared the truck left the road crashing through the fence bordering Interstate 20.
It traveled at a increasing rate of speed in the ditch beside the exit ramp nearly one-quarter mile, then jumped Cooktown Road landing in the field beside Dowling’s.

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Brooks to be inducted into LMHOF

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Paragon Casino hosts event
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Marksville — Paragon Casino Resort is excited to announce that Shreveport native, Kix Brooks will perform in the Mari Showroom on Saturday at 8 p.m.
Tickets are $25 and are on sale now at Paragon Casino Resort and all Ticketmaster locations. Officials from the Louisiana Music Hall of Fame announced today that they will induct Kix Brooks during his performance at Paragon this Saturday.

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