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May 9th, 2014

Life lived with an asterisk

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A buddy and I were talking the other day. He was having some issues with a friend of his. He went on and on about his friend’s failings. After listening for a while — and I don’t know why the idea popped into my head — I stopped him and said: Well, everybody’s got an asterisk.
He asked me what I meant. I thought for a minute then said: Everybody I know, including me, has an asterisk — something that better explains who that person is and how they got that way. I would think it’s pretty hard for anyone to go from birth to death with having an asterisk.

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FRANCES MARIE COLVIN

Funeral services for Frances Marie Colvin, age 81, of Dubach will be held Monday, May 12, 2014 at 2:00 PM at Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Ruston. Officiating the service will be Bro. Jim Davis and Bro. Bernard Waites. Interment will follow at Forest Lawn Cemetery under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Ruston.

Mrs. Colvin was born April 17, 1933 and passed away May 8, 2014. She is preceded in death by son: Roger Colvin; and brother: George Henry Rogers.

Mrs. Colvin was a member of the Ruston Church of Christ.

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GERALDINE VANDERSLICE BARNES

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A private family committal for Geraldine Vanderslice Barnes, age 89, of Ruston will be held Saturday, May 10, 2014, under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Ruston. Visitation will be held on Friday, May 9, 2014 from 5:00 to 7:00 PM at Mrs. Barnes' home - 3090 Audubon Place, Pvt Dr. in Ruston.

Mrs. Barnes was born March 14, 1925 and passed away May 8, 2014 following a brief illness.
She is preceded in death by her husband, John Ed Barnes; her twin brother, Gerald Vanderslice; and 2 great grandchildren.

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RESOLUTION NO 886 OF 2014

RESOLUTION NO. 886 OF 2014
RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING CITY TO ENTER INTO PROFESSIONAL SERVICES AGREEMENT WITH HUNT, GUILLOT & ASSOCIATES, LLC FOR SERVICES RELATING TO DISPOSITION OF POWER PLANT ASSETS
WHEREAS, the City no longer operates the Steam Electric Generating Power Plant located at 1801 McDonald Street, Ruston, Louisiana (the “Power Plant”); and,
WHEREAS, the City desires to maximize the salvage value of the machinery and equipment in the Power Plant (collectively the “Plant Assets'); and,

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RESOLUTION NO 885 OF 2014

RESOLUTION NO. 885 OF 2014
RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING CITY TO ENTER INTO AN AGREEMENT WITH THE LOUISIANA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION AND DEVELOPMENT FOR IMPROVEMENTS AT THE RUSTON REGIONAL AIRPORT
WHEREAS, Act 451 of the 1989 Regular Session of the Louisiana Legislature authorized the financing of certain airport improvements at the Ruston Regional Airport (“RRA”) from funds appropriated from the Transportation Trust Fund; and,

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RESOLUTION NO 884 OF 2014

RESOLUTION NO. 884 OF 2014
RESOLUTION APPOINTING ADMINISTRATIVE AGENCY AND BOARD OF APPEALS REFERRED TO IN CHAPTER 4 OF THE CODE OF ORDINANCES OF THE CITY OF RUSTON, LOUISIANA
WHEREAS, Section 4-38 of Chapter 4 of the Code of Ordinances of the City of Ruston (the “Code”), provides that it shall be the duty of the Board of Aldermen to appoint an administrative agency to administer and enforce the regulations prescribed in Chapter 4 of the Code; and,

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ORDINANCE NO 1648 OF 2014

ORDINANCE NO. 1648 OF 2014
ORDINANCE ADOPTING AMENDMENTS FOR THE PERIOD OCTOBER 1, 2013, THROUGH MARCH 31, 2014, TO THE ANNUAL BUDGET OF REVENUES AND EXPENDITURES FOR THE FISCAL YEAR OCTOBER 1, 2013, THROUGH SEPTEMBER 30, 2014, FOR THE CITY OF RUSTON, LOUISIANA
BE IT ORDAINED BY THE BOARD OF ALDERMEN OF THE CITY OF RUSTON, LOUISIANA:
1. The Board of Aldermen have approved during the period of October 1, 2013, through March 31, 2014, amendments to the annual Budget of Revenues and Expenditures of the City (the "Budget") as reflected in the Budget Summary attached hereto.

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ORDINANCE NO. 1647 OF 2014

ORDINANCE NO. 1647 OF 2014
ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE GRANTING OF A SERVITUDE OF PASSAGE
WHEREAS, the City of Ruston (the “City”) owns a twenty acre tract of land (the “City Property”) located on McDonald Avenue in the City on which the City formerly operated its electric generating plant, which was acquired by the City by Deed dated May 7, 1958, of record in Conveyance Book 61, page 411, as corrected by Correction Deed dated December 18, 1961, of record in Conveyance Book 86, page 133, of the records of Lincoln Parish, Louisiana.

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Notice to bidders

NOTICE TO BIDDERS
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., May 30, 2014 at which time and place they will be publicly opened for the following:
Football Equipment & Supplies (50012-281-14):
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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Notice: Writ of Seizure

SHREVEPORT FEDERAL CREDIT UNION
IN THIRD DISTRICT COURT,
PARISH OF LINCOLN
STATE OF LOUISIANA
Vs.No. 56937
ANDOLYN B HARRISON

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