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March 22nd, 2017

Tech softball to host NSU tonight

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Louisiana Tech will step out of Conference USA action this week as the Lady Techsters play three non-conference games, starting with a home match-up against Northwestern State Wednesday at 6 p.m. at the Lady Techster Softball Complex. Admission is free.
Following today’s contest against the Lady Demons, Tech will travel to Oklahoma this weekend for a pair of non-conference games against Mississippi State and Oklahoma. The Mississippi State game will be Friday in Norman while the Oklahoma game is set for Saturday at Hall of Fame Stadium in Oklahoma City.

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G-Men hold Pro Day

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Grambling State University’s football program hosted a Pro Day for its senior athletes who were looking to catch the eye of National Football League (NFL) and the Canadian Football League (CFL) scouts on Tuesday morning at Ruston High School.
The Tigers also had two athletes participated in Louisiana Tech University’s pro day.

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ULM tops GSU, 7-1

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MONROE — Grambling State University fell in midweek action Tuesday night at the University of Louisiana-Monroe.
GSU fell to 7-14 on the season while ULM is now 6-15.
The Warhawks pushed across four runs in the first three innings of the game.
Grambling scored its lone run in the top of the fifth inning as Kristian Franklin crossed home plate after Ian Bailey singled to right field.
Louisiana-Monroe sealed its win with one run in the sixth inning and two runs in the ninth inning.
Bailey was GSU’s top hitter of the night as he went 2-of-4 at the plate with one run batted in.

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Diamond ’Dogs downed at SFA

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NACOGDOCHES, Texas — Louisiana Tech was held to less than two runs for just the second time this season, as the Bulldogs dropped a 6-2 decision on the road at Stephen F. Austin on Tuesday night.
Erik Nouis picked up his first win of the season for Stephen F. Austin.
Jordan Washam opened the top of the first with a double down the right field line and later scored when Brent Diaz salpped a single up the middle.

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March 21st

MARTHA GENE "MOFFER" NASH FREEMAN

Martha Gene “Moffer” Nash Freeman of Denver, Colorado, formerly of Ruston, passed away Wednesday, March 8, 2017. She was a 1950 graduate of Ruston High School where se was valedictorian and 1948 Homecoming Queen. Her grandfather Savery Lewis was founder of the Ruston Daily Leader. She is preceded in death by her husband, Mark Freeman. She is survived by 3 sons and 1 daughter, and 5 grandchildren, a brother Savery Nash of Palos Verdes, California, sister Katherine Nash Harelson of Baton Rouge, Louisiana. A Celebration of Life will be held in Denver on April 8, 2017.

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CRIMINAL JURORS

FOR CERTICICATION OF JURY VENIRES PUBLISHED IN PAPER ATTACH TO JURY
VENIRES:
I, Linda Cook, Clerk of Court and Ex-Officio Jury Commissioner in and for Lincoln Parish, Louisiana, hereby certifies the following lists to be a True and correct list of ONE(1) “CRIMINAL JURORS” list, with 250 names, drawn, MARCH 15, 2017, at the meeting of the Jury Commission in and for Lincoln Parish, Louisiana.
IN TESTIMONY WHEREOF, I sign hereto officially, this the 15th day of
MARCH,2017.
Linda Cook
Lincoln Parish Clerk of Court and
Ex-Officio Jury Commissioner

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BOND ORDINANCE

The following Bond Ordinance having been previously introduced on February 2, 2017 and a was offered by Council member Yanise Days and seconded by Council member Roy Jackson and declared to be adopted.
ORDINANCE NO.030202017-1
AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE CITY OF GRAMBLING, STATE OF LOUISIANA, TO ISSUE, SELL, AND DELIVER LIMITED TAX REVENUE BONDS SERIES 2017, IN AN AMOUNT NOT EXCEEDING ONE HUNDRED FIFTY-FIVE THOUSAND DOLLARS ($155,000), FOR THE PURPOSE OF PURCHASING A GARBAGE COLLECTION VEHICLE; AND PROVIDING FOR OTHER MATTERS IN CONNECTION THEREWITH.

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SEALED BIDS

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 27th at which time and place they will be publicly opened for the following:
Installation of Fixed Seating in Lomax Hall Auditorium (50012-364-17)
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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Welding trailer stolen

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The Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s Office is asking for residents’ help in locating this stolen welding trailer. The trailer was taken from the Dubach area during the day Friday. The machine is mounted on a black 5x10 trailer with a short tailgate. The machine is a Blue Miller welder with cutting torch bottles and is mounted on a white rat-pack tool box. The LA license on trailer is E709814; the present plate at the time of the theft. Anyone having information on this theft is asked to call the Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s Office 251-5111 or Ruston/Lincoln crime-stoppers at 255-1111.

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Percussion Festival returns to Tech

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The fifth North Louisiana Youth Percussion Ensemble Festival will return to Louisiana Tech University’s Howard Auditorium Friday and Saturday.
The event was created in part to provide a performance platform for high school percussionists.
“Much like school bands and orchestras attend festivals to gain exposure to classic works in the repertoire, this event was designed to similarly encourage an appreciation for the percussion ensemble genre,” Gregory Lyons, host and an associate professor of music at Tech, said.

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