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August 9th, 2013

Tech tennis signs highly-touted duo

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Louisiana Tech head coach Freddy Gomez announced Thursday the signing of two international standouts to the 2013 tennis recruiting class.
Marta Sramkova from Bratislava, Slovakia, and Jazmin Britos from Villarrica, Paraguay, are both highly-touted players who make up the No. 14 mid-major class in the country according to the Tennis Recruiting Network.
The ranking is third best among all Conference USA members behind only Marshall and UAB.

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Shawn Leigh Norris Chandler

Funeral services for Shawn Leigh Norris Chandler, 49 of Ruston, LA will be held at Owens Memorial Chapel in Ruston, on Saturday, August 10, 2013 at 10:00 a.m.   Rev. Wilton Wall will officiate.  Interment will follow in the Hurricane Cemetery under the direction of Owens Memorial Funeral Home. Visitation will be held from 5:00p.m – 7:00p.m. at Owens Memorial Chapel Friday, August 9.

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James Maurice Kay, Sr

Funeral services for James Maurice Kay, Sr. age 80, of Ruston will be held at 11:00 AM Saturday, August 10, 2013 at Trinity United Methodist Church in Ruston. Officiating the service will be Rev. Jerry Hilbun and Dr. Michael Hawley. Interment will follow at Henry Cemetery in Hico under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Ruston. Mr. Kay was born February 20, 1933 and passed away August 8, 2013. He is preceded in death by his wife Anna R. Kay.

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Thelma “Puddin” McGee Kelley

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Funeral services for Thelma “Puddin” McGee Kelley, 91, of Bernice LA, will be held on Saturday, August 10, 2013 at 2:00 P.M. at First Baptist Church in Bernice with Bro. Charles Malone and Lamar Skinner officiating. Interment will follow at Bernice City Cemetery in Bernice, LA. Puddin was born on May 30, 1922 in Bernice, LA and passed away on August 8, 2013 in Ruston, LA. She was a member of First Baptist Church in Bernice. She was preceded in death by her grandson, Charles H. “Chip” Kelley III, one sister, and two brothers. Puddin Kelley was an avid sports fan.

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Margaret Ann Adams Jones

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On October 31, 1945, in Shreveport, Louisiana, Margaret Ann Adams Jones, affectionately known as “Honey” became the first-born of Adell Adams and Leona Drew Adams. Later, two other siblings were born, Sandra Adams Henderson and Adell Adams, Jr. “Honey” was baptized at an early age at Hopewell Baptist Church in the Stoner Hill Community of Shreveport, Louisiana, Reverend C. E. Galloway, Pastor. She later joined New Rocky Valley Baptist Church in Grambling, Louisiana, Reverend Roosevelt Bryant, Jr., Pastor. “Honey” attended the Caddo Parish School System where she graduated from Booker T.

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RESOLUTION NO. 850 OF 2013

RESOLUTION NO. 850 OF 2013
RESOLUTION APPROVING PRELIMINARY PLAT OF UNIT 1 OF RUSTON COMMONS SUBDIVISION OF THE CITY OF RUSTON, LOUISIANA
WHEREAS, the City has received a request for approval of a preliminary Plat of Unit 1 of Ruston Commons Subdivision of the City of Ruston, Louisiana; and,

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RESOLUTION NO. 849 OF 2013

RESOLUTION NO. 849 OF 2013
RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING CITY TO ENTER INTO CONTRACT FOR CONSTRUCTION OF RUSTON REGIONAL AIRPORT APRON EXPANSION PHASE I PROJECT
WHEREAS, the City desires to construct the improvements identified as Apron Expansion Phase I - FAA Airport Improvement Program No. 3-22-0082-017-2013; LaDOTD Project No. H.010798 (the “Project”), pursuant to design plans and specifications prepared by KSA Alliance, Inc., project engineers (“Engineers”); and, WHEREAS, the City has received competitive bids based on the construction plans and specifications prepared by Engineers; and,

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RESOLUTION NO. 848 OF 2013

RESOLUTION NO. 848 OF 2013
RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING CITY TO ENTER INTO CONTRACT FOR HIGHWAY 80 EAST SANITARY SEWER LIFT STATION IMPROVEMENTS PROJECT

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PUBLIC NOTICE

PUBLIC NOTICE
Notice is hereby given that the Lincoln Parish Police Jury has declared that the following described items owned by the Lincoln Parish Police Jury are no longer needed for public purposes:
ITEM 1. 2003 E350 Van S/N: 1FBSS31FX3HA36537
Minimum Bid: $2,000.00
ITEM 2. 1998 GMC Sierra 1500 Pickup truck S/N: 1GTEC19W0WE535822
Minimum Bid: $800.00
ITEM 3. 1984 Caterpillar 910 Wheel Loader
S/N: 41Y02024 Minimum Bid: $3,500.00
ITEM 4. Fairbanks Scales, Model 90-164-2
S/N: H208711AN
Minimum Bid: $1,500.00
ITEM 5. 1994 Ford Bus S/N: 1FDNB80C9SUA01531

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PUBLIC NOTICE

PUBLIC NOTICE
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that an Ordinance titled:
ORDINANCE LEVYING AND IMPOSING TAXES ON ALL PROPERTY SUBJECT TO TAXATION IN THE CITY OF RUSTON, LOUISIANA

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