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October 11th, 2013

Teaching younger generations

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“I’ve learned that you can tell a lot about a person by the way (s)he handles these three things: a rainy day, lost luggage and tangled Christmas tree lights.”
— Maya Angelou
Cooler weather is finally upon us. It never seems to fail that this is the time of year when we get loads of dreary rainy days, so it only seems fitting to let Maya Angelou speak. While I was perusing the Internet recently I came across a blog on the Huffington Post’s website titled “25 Things Every Woman Should Know.”

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An American voice for all

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One of the greatest novelists of our generation has passed away. Tom Clancy died Oct. 1 at the age of 66.
Clancy’s found success quickly; his first novel, “The Hunt for Red October,” earned the praise of President Ronald Reagan.
Of the 26 novels he wrote, 17 of them reached No. 1 on the New York Times Best Sellers list. The last novel he wrote, “Command Authority,” will be released on Dec. 3.

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David Lee Ficklin

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Funeral services for David Lee Ficklin, age 67, of Simsboro will be held 2:00PM Saturday, October 12, 2013 at Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Ruston. Services will be officiated by Dr. Jason Cole and Dr. Wilton Wall. David was born May 7, 1946, in Galvez, Louisiana and went on his final mission trip to Heaven on October 7, 2013, in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. He is survived by his wife/best friend of 30 years: Rosemary Loria Ficklin; children: Warren Lynn Alford, Jr.

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Mr. David Ford McCloud

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Graveside services for Mr. David Ford McCloud, 72 of Bernice, LA, will be held at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday October 15, 2013 at Pisgah Baptist Church Cemetery, Bernice, Louisiana. Rev. Jeff Hurst and Jerry Watkins will be officiating. Under direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Farmerville, LA. He was preceded in death by his parents David and Faye McCloud and his daughter Misty Lynn McCloud. He is survived by his son, Rex Anthony McCloud and his mother Loretta McCloud, two sisters Linda McCloud and Virginia Elizabeth McCloud Murphey and husband Grafton.

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MINUTES

MINUTES OF A REGULAR MEETING OF THE MAYOR AND BOARD OF ALDERMEN OF THE CITY OF RUSTON HELD ON MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 9 2013, AT 5:30 P.M., IN COUNCIL CHAMBERS/ COURTROOM, 2ND FLOOR, CITY HALL, 401 NORTH TRENTON, RUSTON, LOUISIANA

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Minutes

THE VILLAGE of Simsboro met in regular session Thursday, September 12, 2013 at 6:15 p.m.
Present were: Mayor Hendricks, Aldermen: Tiffany Cole and Pam Durrett and Doug Durrett. Also in attendance was Victoria Axton from the Ruston Daily Leader.
Alderman Pam Durrett voiced the prayer and Mayor Hendricks led the Pledge of Allegiance.
Mayor Hendricks presented the agenda. A motion was made by Alderman Pam Durrett and second by Alderman Tiffany Cole to adopt the agenda as presented. Motion passed.

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RESOLUTION NO. 859 OF 2013

RESOLUTION NO. 859 OF 2013
RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING CITY TO ENTER INTO AN AGREEMENT WITH THE LOUISIANA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION AND DEVELOPMENT FOR IMPROVEMENTS AT THE RUSTON REGIONAL AIRPORT

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RESOLUTION NO. 858 OF 2013

RESOLUTION NO. 858 OF 2013
RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING CITY TO SUBMIT AN APPLICATION FOR FUNDING ASSISTANCE TO THE STATE OF LOUISIANA, DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION AND DEVELOPMENT, DIVISION OF AVIATION, FOR IMPROVEMENTS TO THE RUSTON REGIONAL AIRPORT
WHEREAS, Title 2 of the Louisiana Revised Statutes of 1950 provides that cities, towns, parishes, and other political subdivisions of this State may separately or jointly acquire, establish, construct, expand, own, lease, control, equip, improve, maintain, operate, regulate, and police airports and landing fields for the use of aircraft; and,

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RESOLUTION NO. 857 OF 2013

RESOLUTION NO. 857 OF 2013
RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING SALE OF DAMAGED TRANSFORMERS AS SURPLUS MOVABLE PROPERTY
WHEREAS, the City occasionally must replace damaged transformers of varying sizes; and,
WHEREAS, the City desires to sell all damaged transformers collected during the calendar year 2014 (the “Transformers”); and,
WHEREAS, the Transformers will be located on-site at its Public Works Department, 701 E. Tennessee Avenue; and,

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RESOLUTION NO. 856 OF 2013

RESOLUTION NO. 856 OF 2013
RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE SALE OF SCRAP MATERIALS AS SURPLUS MOVABLE PROPERTY
WHEREAS, the City will generate scrap materials in calendar year 2014 (the “Scrap Materials” or “Property”) that cannot be utilized by the City and are not needed for public purposes; and,
WHEREAS, the City desires to sell Scrap Materials which will be collected during the calendar year 2014; and,
WHEREAS, the Scrap Materials will be located primarily at the Public Works Department at 701 E. Tennessee Avenue, and on City property at other locations throughout the City; and,

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