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August 26th, 2013

‘Dracula’ auditions today

The Bossier Parish Community College Theatre Program and Cavalier Players will hold auditions for Hamilton Deane and John L. Balderston’s “Dracula” at 7 p.m. today and Tuesday in the BPCC Performing Arts Theatre, Building C on the BPCC campus, 6220 E. Texas St. in Bossier City.

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Have your say on dumpster issue

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It’s probably safe to say that most of us don’t think a lot about our trash and what’s going to happen to it after we put it out. However, if someone considers taking our only source of getting rid of that trash away, we all might get a little defensive.
For some time, the Lincoln Parish Police Jury has been hard at work attempting to come up with viable solutions for parish residents’ trash.

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New school year brings fresh start

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Spring is supposed to be the season of freshness and rebirth.
But I’ve always thought differently than many others, and for me, fall fits into that category just as much if not more so than spring.

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Defensive breakdowns costly for Tech

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Lady Techsters drop home soccer opener, 2-0, to Central Arkansas

Two defensive breakdowns proved costly for Louisiana Tech as they dropped a 2-0 decision to Central Arkansas in front of a crowd of 337 fans on hand this Sunday night to watch the first ever night match played at the Lady Techster Soccer Complex.
“We are all disappointed,” said head coach Kevin Sherry. “So many people came out to support us, the first night under the lights, and the players gave everything. Give credit to Central Arkansas.
“They were a good team and played really well. The difference maker was (UCA’s Adriana Lucar).”

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Forgan forges forward

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Former Louisiana Tech golf standout Sam Forgan, a three‐time letterman for the Bulldogs, is currently finding success on a professional developmental tour based out of his native United Kingdom, placing in three of his last five tournaments.
Forgan is currently playing in the PGA EuroPro Tour, a developmental professional golf tour based in the United Kingdom.
“I am not surprised that he is doing so well because he has a heck of a swing and a good work ethic,” Louisiana Tech Head Coach Jeff Parks said.

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Inside Bulldog Football airs today

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The first edition of Hill Oil’s Inside Tech Football with Skip Holtz for 2013 will air live at the Dawg House Sports Grill in Ruston with this year’s start time set for 6 p.m. today.

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Book signing set for tonight at Eddie Robinson Museum

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Author Samuel G. Freedman will appear at a book signing at 5:30 p.m. Monday in the Doris Robinson Banquet Hall at the Eddie Robinson Museum.
Freedman’s book “Breaking The Line” tells the story of the season in black college football that transformed the sport and helped change the course of the civil rights movement.

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R. L. “Lynn” May

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R. L. “Lynn” May passed away on August 22, 2013 from a work related accident.  Services will be held on August 25, 2013 at 2:00 pm at Owens Funeral Home, Ruston, LA.  Visitation will be at 1:00 pm at the funeral home. 
Lynn was born August 11, 1949, reared in Gonzales, Louisiana and a resident of Simsboro, Louisiana for the last 40 years.  In 1979, Lynn and his wife Alyce formed R.L. May Construction.

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Carl L. Holstead

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Funeral services for Carl L. Holstead, age 71, of Choudrant will be held 2:00 PM Sunday August 25, 2013 at Douglas United Methodist Church. Officiating the service will be Rev. Jeremy Jones and Rev. Rolly Walker. Interment will follow at Douglas Cemetery under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Ruston. Mr. Holstead was born March 28, 1942 and passed away August 22, 2013. Mr. Holstead was a lifelong member and very active at Douglas United Methodist Church where he served as church treasurer and on many boards and committees.

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SEALED BID # 2013-0019
SEALED BIDS will be received until the hour of 10:00 a.m. TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 17, 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 an
ANNUAL SUPPLY CONTRACT OF UNIFORMS FOR THE CITY OF RUSTON, ALL DEPARTMENTS EXCLUDING FIRE AND POLICE
As per specifications on file:
The city of Ruston
Purchasing Office
701 East Tennessee Avenue

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