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April 2nd, 2013

I,LINDA COOK, Clerk of Court and Ex-Officio Jury Commissioner

I,LINDA COOK, Clerk of Court and Ex-Officio Jury Commissioner in and for Lincoln Parish, Louisiana, hereby certifies the following to be a
true and correct list of the CRIMINAL Jurys, drawn, MARCH 27, 2013, at the meeting of the Jury Commission in and for Lincoln Parish, Louisiana.
ABNEY, ELLIOTT LEADON
ABNEY, LUE ANNIE B
AINSWORTH, RONALD M
AKIN, WILLIAM WARREN
ALDRIDGE, DON REID
AMOS, CHARLES A
ANDERSON, CORTEZ ORLANDO
ANDERSON, JERMAINE LATAE
ASBERRY, LAQUISHA L
ATKINS, NIKENYA CHERIE
BAKER, DANIELLE
BARBER, CHRISTOPHER
BARHAM, BARBARA WAITS
BARNES, RONALD W
BEST, LEAMON

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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., April 17, 2013 at which time and place they will be publicly opened for the following:
Re-Bid of T-shirts, Polo's, Caps & Messenger Bags (50012-246-13)

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April 1st

ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS SEALED BID # 2013-0013

ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS SEALED BID # 2013-0013
SEALED BIDS will be received until the hour of 10:00 a.m. THURSDAY, APRIL 11, 2013 in the Purchasing Office of the city of Ruston located at the Public Works Complex, 701 East Tennessee Avenue, Ruston, LA 71270, at which time all bids received will be publicly opened and read aloud, for furnishing the city of Ruston with
THE PURCHASE OF TWO (2) NEW HEART MONITORS/DEFIBRILLATORS FOR THE CITY OF RUSTON AMBULANCE DEPARTMENT
As per specifications on file:
The city of Ruston
Purchasing Office
701 E. Tennessee Ave.
Ruston, LA 71270

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Monday morning wreck: Foggy conditions contribute to accident

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One person was transported to Northern Louisiana Medical Center early this morning following a one-vehicle accident during foggy conditions at the intersection of Louisiana Highways 145 and 820 in Choudrant. A white Toyota Tacoma pick-up received moderate damage when it struck a road divider sign (pictured below) at the intersection of the highways. No further details were available at press time.

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Armed robbery suspect sought

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Ruston police are searching for an armed robbery suspect following an early-morning incident at the Hampton Inn on Friday.
RPD Capt. Tim Parker said that at approximately 3 a.m. Friday, a Caucasian male in his early 20s, standing approximately 5-foot, 9-inches in height, wearing a hoodie and allegedly brandishing a handgun, jumped over the counter in the hotel lobby, forced a clerk to a back room and stole an undetermined amount of cash.
“All the clerk could really tell is that he had dark facial hair,” Parker said.

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Only in the movies

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The president and chief operating office of Universal Studios encouraged Grambling State University students to sacrifice and do what it takes to succeed as they pursue their dreams. His message was simple: You can go further in life if you believe.
“You have to find a way to follow your dreams,” Ron Meyer told the audience from the Floyd L. Sandle Theatre sage in the Conrad Hutchinson Performing Arts Center. “Can’t assume someone is always going to help you. You have to want it badly, can’t be derailed.”

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Lee brings water experience to lake commission board

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Edward Lee, of Bernice, better known to his friends and family as Eddie Lee, has been appointed as the new lake commissioner for the Bayou Lake D’Arbonne Watershed District board.
However, no one, not even Lee, knew he had been chosen for the position until the press release announcing the appointment was published recently in The Gazette.
“A few months ago, I had enquired about how to apply,” Lee said. “I found out about an application online and so I filled it out and turned it in.”

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Pet of the week

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Betsy is a lovable lady who enjoys other dogs and playing the yard. She loves attention and being around everyone, she is friendly and loves to play. This quiet lady will melt your heart, at about 2 years old, Betsy has never had a home of her own and has been with 4 Paws since she was a pup. Her adoption fee is $65. Call 318-251-DOGS for more information. For those interested in adoption, come see dogs at our the new office, located at 290 Rodeo Road, just south of Tech Farm Road. The office is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday or call for an appointment.

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Miss Louisiana Pageant to celebrate 50 years

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The Miss Louisiana Pageant will celebrate its’ 50th year in Monroe on June 26 – 29 at the Monroe Civic Center’s W.L. “Jack” Howard Theater. The pageant and will feature 37 contestants from all over the Bayou state vying for the title of Miss Louisiana. Preliminary competition will be held on Wednesday and Thursday evening and the live statewide telecast will be held on June 29. This year’s show will feature over 30 former Miss Louisiana’s in the 50th annual pageant as well as current Miss Louisiana 2012 — Lauren Vizza.

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DOTD accepting student applications for program

The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) recently announced that applications are being accepted for the Engineering Summer Program. This program provides students the opportunity to work in construction, maintenance, road and bridge design and other transportation-related areas, gaining valuable work experience.

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