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October 20th, 2017

Bulldogs set for ‘Rivalry in Dixie’

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Tech to host Southern Miss at 6 p.m. Saturday in annual ‘RED OUT’ game
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Following a crushing loss after seeing a chip-shot field goal blocked on the game’s final play two weeks ago, Louisiana Tech tries to regroup and get back on a winning track at 6 p.m. Saturday as the Bulldogs play host to Southern Mississippi in a Conference USA contest at Joe Aillet Stadium.

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October 19th

Kelley Moseley Valentine

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Kelley Moseley Valentine, 55, of Homer, LA. went to be with our Lord on Oct. 17, 2017. She is survived by her husband Mitch Valentine of Homer, her son J.W. Brookshire (Leslie) of Shreveport, Stepchildren Dustin and Tara. Her parents Carolyn Sue Jones of Dallas, Loyd Moseley (Mary) of Ferris, Tx. Brothers Keith Moseley (Linda), Wade Moseley (Kelli), Gerald Loyd (Cecilia) & Lane Moseley. Grandchildren Bryce, Sam, Hunter, Alyssa, & Brooklyn. Numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.

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Town of Dubach Regular Meeting of Town Council

TOWN OF DUBACH
REGULAR MEETING OF TOWN COUNCIL The Town Council of Dubach, Louisiana met in Regular Session Monday October 16, 2017
at 6:30 pm at the Town Hall. Present were Honorable Robert Jensen Mayor, Council members Ruby
Key, Robert Colvin, Monique Roberts, Donna Lewis.
Absent: Evelyn Graham
Citizens attended: None
The Meeting opened with Pledge of Allegiance and Invocation by Robert Colvin.

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Advertisement for bids

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Sealed Proposals will be received by Louisiana Tech University, Keeny Hall Room 408 - Purchasing Office, P. O. Box 3157, Ruston, Louisiana 71272 until 2:00 P.M. November 17, 2017.
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FOR: Replace Lighting in Thomas Assembly Center, Louisiana Tech University
Ruston, Louisiana
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Legal Notice

LEGAL NOTICE
Sealed bids will be received at the Lincoln Parish School Board Child Nutrition Department, 1428 Arlington Street, Ruston, LA 71270 until 10:30 a.m. Friday, October 20, 2017 at which time bids will be opened and read aloud for the following surplus property:
Miscellaneous Kitchen Equipment

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Getting ready for the holiday season

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Christmas is coming to downtown Ruston.
About 30 merchant members of the city’s Main Street organization fanned throughout the central business district Wednesday morning wrapping 26 trees with decorative white lights.
The lights will be turned on in mid-November, along with strands city utility crews will hang over downtown streets. The early lighting came at the request of merchants who wanted the city to begin taking on a festive air prior to the Kickoff to Christmas event on Dec. 1, Haley Perot, Ruston’s Main Street director and community coordinator said.

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Annual luncheon to benefit scholarship fund

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Lincoln Parish residents will have the opportunity to buy lunch plates of chicken legs, baked beans, potato salad and a roll for $7, with proceeds going toward a Louisiana Tech University scholarship fund for non-traditional students looking to get into mechanical engineering.
The Brothers of Special Service, a nonprofit organization, will host the fourth annual luncheon from 10:30 until food runs out Friday at the KRLQ 94.1 parking lot located at 1319 North Vienna Ave.

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School looks for new location; community starts supply drive

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Head Start officials are meeting today with Lincoln Parish school system administrators to talk about possible options for housing students displaced by a Tuesday morning fire that destroyed the Head Start Center.
Head Start Executive Director Clotill Smith said Wednesday night she hopes the program for low-income pre-schoolers can be back up and running soon, but licensing regulations often take time. Any facility into which the program might move even temporarily must meet the guidelines, she said.

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Baker, Cain to unite in marriage

Steve and Judy Baker, of Choudrant, are proud to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Anne-Marie Baker to Jacob Cain, of Ruston.

The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Kathleen Baker and the late Davis Baker, of Choudrant; and Hilda Lee and the late Hosey Lee, of Choudrant; and Jean and Ted Barmore, of Dubach.

Anne-Marie is a 2012 graduate of Choudrant High School, a 2016 graduate of Louisiana Tech University and is currently pursuing a Master’s degree in clinical mental health counseling.

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ExxonMobil donates to engineering programs at Louisiana Tech University

$9,000 check to enhance experiences
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ExxonMobil recently presented the Louisiana Tech University College of Engineering and Science a $9,000 check to help support engineering programs at the university.
College of Engineering and Science alumni employed in leadership positions at ExxonMobil presented the donation for the civil, chemical, electrical, and mechanical engineering programs to COES Dean Hisham Hegab.

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