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August 8th, 2013

AgCenter computer center dedicated

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Central Louisiana residents will soon have access to the LSU AgCenter’s state-of-the-art computer training center that was dedicated on Aug. 1 at the Grant Walker 4-H Educational Center.
The center is seen as an opportunity to bring the connectivity of the Internet to the people, said LSU AgCenter Chancellor Bill Richardson.
“If you’re not on the Internet, you’re really missing out. This is a chance to educate people.” Richardson said. “It’s a literacy project with some outstanding equipment.”

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Hard work in ‘Summer Heat’

Residents might have noticed that the paper has been filled with a few extra drug-related arrests in the past couple of weeks.
That’s because the Lincoln Parish Narcotics Enforcement Team, a joint task force comprised of the Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s Office, the Ruston Police Department, the Grambling Police Department and the Third Judicial District Attorney’s Office, have been working hard on Operation Summer Heat.
Local law enforcement leaders describe Operation Summer Heat as an ongoing effort by LPNET to crack down on illegal drug activities and associated crimes.

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Appreciation for the LPL

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Last month, I visited the Lincoln Parish Library for the first time in seven years. I have a lot of memories in the library, and stepping into the library after that long hiatus was refreshing.

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Sherwin Williams has great variety, quality

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Sherwin Williams in Ruston is the place to go to find do-it-yourself home project supplies. The brand may be known for its paints, but the store carries a variety of stylish home décor products and services. Located conveniently just off Interstate 20 on Farmerville Highway, the store carries thousands of items.

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Bernice Feed, Seed: Your one-stop shop

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With hunting season almost here, Bernice Feed, Seed & Hardware has what it takes to bring in the big ones.
Now is the time to get ready for deer season, and Bernice Feed and Seed has deer corn, seeds and fertilizers in stock. And, they offer the variety that can meet any hunter’s need. The business offers rice bran, rice bran — peanut butter flavor, record rack, parched soybeans, corn, soybean seed, iron clay pea seed, oat seed and buck forage oats, among other hunting plot supplies.

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Tech to hold early tailgating event

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Louisiana Tech will provide Bulldog football fans a preseason tailgating fix as the athletics department will hold its annual meet and greet with head coach Skip Holtz and Co. on Aug. 17 at Argent Pavilion.
One twist to this year’s event is the addition of tailgating as all Bulldog faithful are encouraged to load up their families, pull out their secret recipes, clean off their grills, and throw some good old southern barbecue on the fire starting around 4 p.m..

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Tigers begin two-a-days

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Intensity during preseason practices is something football coaches look for, so when a couple of minor skirmishes broke out between players during Wednesday’s first day to two-a-day workouts for Grambling State University, head coach Doug Williams wasn’t concerned.
“That’s to be expected,” Williams said. “I didn’t get between them. As long as it doesn’t get out of hand it’s not a big deal. That just shows how hard they’re working and how intense they are right now. “
All in all, Williams said he feels “pretty good” about his team at this early point of preseason workouts.

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’Dogs don pads, battle extreme heat

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The heat was on for the Bulldogs Wednesday as Louisiana Tech endured another day in the extreme heat with temperatures nearing the 100-degree mark and players donning shoulder pads for the first time during preseason workouts.
Tech coaches started laying out the playbook with the first of six main installation practices during the third day of workouts. Head Coach Skip Holtz said it was still too early in practice to do proper player evaluations and begin solidifying a depth chart.

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Bearcats to hit streets

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The Ruston High School football team will be out on the streets of downtown Ruston Friday selling Bearcat Discount Cards. Cards can be purchased from RHS football players and coaches for $20 and feature yearlong discounts at 21 different area businesses listed on the card. Season tickets are on sale from 8 a.m. – 2 p.m. weekdays through Aug. 21 at the Ruston High School main office.

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PUBLIC NOTICE

PUBLIC NOTICE
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that an Ordinance titled:
ORDINANCE LEVYING AND IMPOSING TAXES ON ALL PROPERTY SUBJECT TO TAXATION IN THE CITY OF RUSTON, LOUISIANA

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