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November 21st, 2017

Dunkin’ Dogs to begin Cancun Challenge

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CANCUN, Mexico — After taking care of business at home in the first three games of the season, Louisiana Tech hits the road for the first time as they participate in the 10th annual Cancun Challenge in Mexico starting at 5 p.m. today versus George Mason.
The game will be nationally-televised on the CBS Sports Network with Thad Anderson and Pete Gillen calling the action.
Fans can also listen to the “Voice of the Bulldogs” Dave Nitz call the game on the LA Tech Sports Network on KXKZ 107.5 FM (Ruston and KTKC 92.9 FM (Springhill) as well as on the Louisiana Tech X mobile app.

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Laird credits Childress, father for success

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Former Ruston High head coach assuming same role at NSU
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While he won’t be officially announced as head coach for the Northwestern State football team until next week, Brad Laird is already at work preparing for the 2018 Demons’ season, including recruiting and building his coaching staff.

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Gardening during the winter and fall months

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This is the time of the year that your garden will produce a variety of vegetables. Even though we have some cooler weather, there is still enough sunshine during the days to have a vegetable garden. An advantage of gardening in the fall and winter is that insects and diseases are not a problem.
Some cole crops, cool season crops, include cabbage, cauliflower, broccoli, Brussels sprouts, kale and collards. It may be too late in the year to plant cauliflower and broccoli, since these plants can be affected by hard freezes, unlike cabbage, Brussels sprouts, kale and collards.

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GSU lecture series scores again

It’s always good to see a high-profile graduate give back to their university.
And it’s for that reason The Ruston Daily Leader commends former NFL and Grambling State cornerback Everson Walls.
He was at GSU last week, where he spoke during the second annual Eddie G. Robinson Leadership Lecture Series.
The lecture series is designed to exemplify and help GSU students understand the characteristics of what an effective leader— as the legendary Robinson was — should be like.
This year’s convocation theme was “The Legacy Continues: Achieving Success beyond the Football Field.”

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Meeting Minutes

RUSTON LINCOLN CONVENTION & VISITORS BUREAU
BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING
8:00 A.M. SEPTEMBER 21, 2017
RUSTON, LA
Minutes
Members Present Staff Present:
Dr. Suzanne Green, Vice Chair
Travis Napper, President/CEO
Bradley Walker, Treasurer
Amanda Quimby, Marketing Director
Tiffany Baldwin
Richard Lewis Members Absent: Gregg Phillips Clair Givens, Chair
Skip Russell Marco Born
Jeff Parker
Visitors Present:
Steve Craig, HMV
Marc Newman, GSU
Call to Order
In Ms. Givens' absence, Dr. Green called the meeting to order at 8:05 a.m.
Invocation

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Auction

Procedures for activating the privilege on Movable Property
Stored in the Self Storage Facility of:
167 North Self Storage
5568 Highway 167 N
Ruston, La 71270
LEGAL NOTICE. 167 NORTH SELF STORAGE pursuant to LA R.S. 9:4759, notice is hereby given that 167 NORTH SELF STORAGE, located at 55678 Highway 167 N, Ruston, LA 71270, will sell at auction the following described properties located in unit indicated and leased to person so named: FOE cash at Public Auction to the last and highest bidder. The property to be sold as one complete purchase.
Ferrel, Casey (Unit # C143)

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Auction

NOTICE OF PUBLIC AUCTION
Pursuant to La. R.S. 9.4759, notice is hereby given, that WESTSIDE SELF STORAGE MINI WAREHOUSES, located at 821 West California Avenue, Ruston, Louisiana 71270, will sell the following described property located in the units indicated and belonging to the person named in ORDER TO ENFORCE THE PRIVILEGE CLAIMED BY THE SELF STORAGE FACILITY ON MOVABLE PROPERTY.
Unit #-006K Ashley Williams 2515 Kavanaugh, Apt 24, Ruston, LA 71270
Single electric burner, oval platter food container set, roasting pan and kitchen cookware.

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Advertisement for Bids

ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS
Sealed bids will be received for the State of Louisiana by the Division of Administration, Office of Facility Planning and Control, Claiborne Office Building, 1201 North Third Street, Conference Room 1-145, Post Office Box 94095, Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70804-9095 until 2:00 P.M., Thursday, December 14, 2017.
ANY PERSON REQUIRING SPECIAL ACCOMMODATIONS SHALL NOTIFY FACILITY PLANNING AND CONTROL OF THE TYPE(S) OF ACCOMMODATION REQUIRED NOT LESS THAN SEVEN (7) DAYS BEFORE THE BID OPENING.
FOR: Flood Damage Repairs to Various Buildings
Grambling State University

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November 20th

Animal rescue director arrested

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The director of a Ruston animal rescue agency is free on bond after being arrested Saturday following an incident involving her former daughter in law.
Suellyn Martin, 69, of 908 Pea Ridge Road, was charged with unauthorized entry of an inhabited dwelling and simple battery. Martin is the director of and one of the founders of 4 Paws Rescue.
According to the arrest report, Martin forced her way into her ex-daughter-in-law’s residence, and after exchanging words with her, slapped her once and attempted to do so again.

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Sale of Damaged Transformers

NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE
CITY OF RUSTON
Sale of Damaged Transformers as Surplus
Movable Property
Resolution No. 1167 of 2017
The Purchasing Office of the city of Ruston, Louisiana, located at Ruston Public Works Complex, 701 East Tennessee Avenue, Ruston, LA 71270 will be accepting SEALED BIDS until the hour of 10:00 a.m. local time TUESDAY, DECEMBER 19, 2017, at which time and place all bids received will be publicly opened and read aloud for the following Surplus Property.
DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY TO BE SOLD

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