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July 2nd, 2013

Junior Auxiliary of Ruston seek volunteers

Junior Auxiliary of Ruston is a group of women who desire to make a lasting difference in Lincoln Parish and the Ruston community by meeting the needs of its citizens, especially the children.
The chapter was founded in 1981 and received a charter from the National Association of Junior Auxiliaries (NAJA) in 1983.
NAJA is a nonprofit organization founded in 1941. It has more than 15,000 active, associate and life members in 101 chapters in eight states (Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, Tennessee and Texas).

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More parish stars due for HOF

No sooner had Jimmy Jones been inducted into the Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame last weekend was the question offered: Who will be the next Lincoln Parish legend (or legends) to receive the state’s highest honor in athletics?
There is certainly no shortage of candidates from the parish, one whose membership total increased to 50 with former Grambling State University basketball star Jones being one of the individuals honored in Natchitoches on Saturday night.

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Remember rules of watering

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Whew! It is a hot one out there today! However, I must admit that north Louisiana has been blessed with relatively mild temperatures throughout the month of June, with the exception of a few days. We’ve also been blessed with abundant rainfall — I think we are well over 30 inches for the first half of the year, with some areas receiving more or less depending on location.

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Audio books ease drive time

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For various reasons, in the past month I’ve clocked a lot of miles on my car.
Pretty early on in our relationship, my husband and I learned that long car trips are not something we enjoy. But, sometimes we have to make long trips.
Sometimes, we’ve filled the majority of the trip with philosophical, life-searching conversation. Sometimes, we’ve filled it with the Top 40, or whatever other music station on which we can both agree. But, much of the time, we spend time delving into fictional worlds.

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Tech, GSU on All-Louisiana team

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Parish programs’ track and field stars honored
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Lincoln Parish’s two universities had another successful season in outdoor track and field and it’s evident from the 2013 All-Louisiana squad selected by members of the Louisiana Sports Writers Association.
A total 14 individuals and five relay teams from Louisiana Tech University and Grambling State University are on the postseason all-star squad that included statistical and biographical data from state college media relations’ departments.
Among those representatives for the two parish teams are former local prep standouts Trey Hadnot and Josh Cox of Tech.

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Tech media relations, Davis win awards

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Honors presented in state sportswriters’ contest
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Louisiana Tech’s Athletic Communications Department won seven awards – the most in the state – at the annual Louisiana Sports Writers Association SID Contest which was held Sunday in Natchitoches.
The Tech Athletics Communications Department took home two first place awards, three second place awards and two third place awards for a total of seven, two more than runner-up LSU (5). McNeese State (3), Northwestern State (2), Loyola (1), Southeastern Louisiana (1) and Nicholls State (1) also took home awards in this year’s contest.

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Charles McIntire

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A memorial service for Charles McIntire, age 69, will be held 2:00 PM, Wednesday, July 3, 2013 at Kilpatrick Funeral Home Chapel. Charlie Mac was born on July 22, 1943 in Payette, Idaho and passed away June 30, 2013 at Christus Highland Medical Center in Shreveport following a brief illness. He is preceded in death by his parents, Doyle and BurnDean Whitlock McIntire and father-in-law, Glen E. Hunt. He is survived by his wife of 45 years, Donna Hunt McIntire; daughters, Lisa M. Joyner and husband Sam of Ruston, LA; Michelle McIntire of Ruston, LA; grandchildren, Megan J.

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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., July 22, 2013 at which time and place they will be publicly opened for the following:
Elevator Maintenance/Service (50012-260-14)
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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LEGAL NOTICE

LEGAL NOTICE
This is to certify that the LINCOLN PARISH CLERK OF COURT has complied with Louisiana Revised Statue 39:1306 relative to public participation in the Budget process for the Year Ended JUNE 30, 2014. Notice of availability for public inspection and public hearing was held in compliance with applicable statue.
/s/Linda Cook
Clerk of Court
1td: July 2, 2013

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LEGAL NOTICE

LEGAL NOTICE

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I, JONATHAN R. PLATT have been convicted of 14:80 CARNAL KNOWLEDGE OF A JUVENILE on November 30, 2006. My address is 103 CHARLOTTE AVE RUSTON, LA 71270.
Race: CAUCASIAN
Sex: MALE
DOB: 12/27/1985
Height: 5’7”
Weight: 220 lbs
Hair Color: BROWN
Eye Color: HAZEL
2td: July 2 and 3, 2013

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