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March 24th, 2017

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LOUISIANA TECH UNIVERSITY
ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS PROJECT #50012-361-17
LOUISIANA TECH UNIVERSITY is soliciting bids for asbestos abatement and demolition services for Pearce Hall located at 504 Dudley, Ruston, LA 71272. Separate and sealed bids shall be received by the Owner, LOUISIANA TECH UNIVERSITY at 408 Keeny Hall, Ruston, LA 71272, until 2:00 PM CST, Wednesday, April 19, 2017. Proposals shall be submitted by mail, courier or hand delivery. Envelopes must be sealed and clearly identified as
"Louisiana Tech University - Project Number 50012-361-17

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Lincoln Parish School Board
ACCESS CONTROL & SECURITY IMPROVEMENTS to:
Choudrant Elementary, Choudrant High School, Dubach Elementary and Simsboro School
Commission Number: 1512

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SEALED BIDS will be received by Grambling State University, until 2:00 PM on Tuesday, March 28, 2017 in the Purchasing Office; Old President's Residence, Room #114; 430 Main Street, Grambling State University, Grambling, Louisiana for:
CoachComm X-System (or equal) - Wireless Communication System for Coaches

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Annual Color Me for the Cure 5K

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Ruston will soon be covered in color as residents do their part to help bring an end to breast cancer during the Fourth Annual Susan G. Komen North Louisiana Color Me for a Cure 5k walk/run.
The event begins at 9 a.m. Saturday at Ruston High School.

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Homelessness in Ruston

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Meeting draws packed house; group to visit area shelters
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Approximately 60 people turned out Thursday night to talk about opening a homeless shelter in Ruston. And by the time the meeting adjourned, five of the attendees had volunteered to visit two area shelters and bring back what state Rep. Rob Shadoin called a “scouting report.”
Shadoin and Luke Hockenjos, of Ruston, organized the meeting to gauge interest in pursuing a local shelter.

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Wildwood Express Showcase on tap

Event: Joe Woods Wildwood Express
Date: 6 p.m. Saturday
Details: Good classic country music
Location: Dixie Center for the Arts, 212 N .Vienna
Cost: $15
Contact: DCA Box Office 255-1450

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Railroad Fest coming to Ruston

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The Seratones, of Shreveport, and Louisiana Soul Revival featuring Doug Duffey, of Monroe, will headline the inaugural Railroad Makers and Music Festival on April 8 in Ruston’s historic downtown district.
The festival will also feature the bands Montague, of New Orleans; Supernaturals; of Monroe; GoofyBoots, of Greenville, Mississippi; J.A.M Brass Band, of New Orleans; and more than 100 regional makers as well as several food trucks, said Joshua Mitchell, Railroad Fest’s founder.

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Tech track to compete in Houston

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HOUSTON — Louisiana Tech Track and Field is gearing up for another road meet this weekend as the men and women travel to Houston to compete in the 35th annual Victor Lopez Classic, which is hosted by Rice today and Saturday at the Wendel D. Ley Track Complex.
Louisiana Tech will compete in an impressive 29-team field this weekend as a total of 32 Bulldogs and Lady Techsters will be in action with 16 men and 16 women scheduled to compete in a variety of events.

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Tech softball set for key road trip

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Lady Techsters to battle Miss. St. today, OU Saturday
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NORMAN, Okla. — Louisiana Tech will play a pair of power 5 conference foes this weekend when the Lady Techster softball team travels to face Mississippi State and Oklahoma today and Saturday.
Tech (20-10) will face Mississippi State (22-8) at 3:30 p.m. today at Marita Hynes Field at the OU Softball Complex in Norman before facing No. 13 Oklahoma (24-7) at 2:30 p.m. Saturday at Hall of Fame Stadium in Oklahoma City as part of the College Preview.

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Small-town charm and sweet teast

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Most of my life has been spent in a little town roughly 25 miles north of Ruston called Farmerville. There are three stoplights, more than a dozen churches and a population of only 3,862 people.
Because there wasn’t much to do besides hang out in fast-food parking lots and fish on the banks of Lake D’Arbonne, there were times I totally resented small-town life. To me, there was nothing remotely charming about it, and I longed for the fast-paced, high-energy city life.

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