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August 5th, 2013

GSU hosts Baptist Convention summer camp

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GRAMBLING — About 400 elementary, middle and high school students from nearly every part of Louisiana are attending the first summer camp offered by the Greater Louisiana Baptist Convention.

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‘Rock Around the Clock’

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Piney Hills Harmony Chorus to perform in Monroe Aug. 24
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Music and pop culture from the ‘50s, ‘60s and ‘70s will be in the spotlight when Piney Hills Harmony Chorus and Elvis tribute artist Todd C. Martin combine their talents again in “Rock Around the Clock.”
Curtain time is 7 p.m. Aug. 24 in the Jack Howard Theatre at the Monroe Civic Center.
The Ruston-based Sweet Adelines chorus and Martin, a Monroe attorney, first performed “Rock Around the Clock” in 2012 at the Dixie Center for the Performing Arts.

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Pet of the week

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This is Bubba. About one-year-old Bubba, is a walker-hound mix. He is white with black spots, a very cute and sweet dog with a wonderful personality. Those interested in adopting Bubba can come by the shelter to meet him. His adoption fee is $65. Call 318-251-DOGS today for more information. Come see more dogs at our new office: 290 Rodeo Road, Ruston, just south of Tech Farm Road. The office is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday or call for an appointment.

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School days bring a need for awareness

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The pleasures of summer ­— no school, plenty of family time, camps and trips, swimming and sleepovers — will be ending soon, and our schools will be preparing for the another year. Regardless of their ages, each student will face new challenges in the upcoming academic year. They may be graduating into a new school altogether, from elementary to I.A. Lewis, or from junior high to high school. They may be facing a whole new level of study, from basic math to algebra, or physical science to chemistry.

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Colorful foliage plants enhance late-summer, fall landscapes

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HAMMOND — Popular foliage landscape plants from the 1970s and 1980s are being brought back again with the introduction of great new varieties. They include the once-popular alternantheras, also called Joseph’s coat, and copperleaf or copper plants.

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Community service starts at home

We’ve seen the community help others in the past, and last week was no different as more thoughtful residents of Ruston stepped up to provide helpful services for residents who live in our community.
We learned that members of Trinity United Methodist Church, held their annual Weekend of the Cross and helped Ruston’s elderly citizens have better and easier lives by helping paint their houses, repair broken roofs and build wheelchair ramps, among other services.

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Dipping with dogs fun for all

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There’s no better way to beat the sweltering summer heat than a pool party with a bunch of your favorite friends.
Especially if they’re man’s best friends to boot.
That’s the opportunity Lincoln Parish residents took advantage of over the weekend as the Ruston Parks and Recreation Department held its fourth annual K9 Pool party at the Municipal Pool.

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PUBLIC NOTICE

PUBLIC NOTICE
Revisions to the Lincoln Parish Pupil Progression Plan will be considered by the Lincoln Parish School Board in a public meeting at the Lincoln Parish School Board building at 410 South Farmerville Street, Ruston, Louisiana at 6:00 P.M. on Tuesday, August 6, 2013.
3td: August 1, 2 and 5, 2013

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LEGAL NOTICE

LEGAL NOTICE

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I, PHARREN SCOTT have been convicted of ATT. FORCIBLE RAPE in the New Orleans Judicial District Court Parish of NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA. My address is 1600 MCCALLISTER ST., LOUISIANA 71270.
Race: BLACK
Sex: MALE
DOB: 01/09/1978
Height: 6’3”
Weight: 200 lbs
Hair Color: BLACK
Eye Color: BROWN
2td: August 4 & 5, 2013

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ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS

ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS
SEALED BID # 2013-0016
SEALED BIDS will be received until the hour of 10:00 a.m. THURSDAY, AUGUST 22, 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
THE PURCHASE OF NEW TRANSFORMERS FOR THE CITY OF RUSTON LIGHT & POWER DEPARTMENT
As per specifications on file:
The city of Ruston
Purchasing Office
701 East Tennessee Avenue
Ruston, Louisiana 71270
(318) 251-8631

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