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December 17th

Bulldogs to take on McNeese in the TAC

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Louisiana Tech took on the Cowboys of Oklahoma State and could not come away with a win.
The Bulldogs will have another shot to defeat the Cowboys of a different variety in in-state foe McNeese State at 6:30 p.m. tonight inside the Thomas Assembly Center.
Despite the two teams splitting the last six games, Tech (8-3) has not lost at home to McNeese (2-7) since Feb. 1, 1986. Since then, the Bulldogs have won 11 straight in the TAC versus the Cowboys.

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Lady Techsters on the road to face Cowgirls tonight

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Coming off its most impressive performance of the season, Louisiana Tech travels south to face McNeese State at 7 p.m. tonight at Burton Coliseum in Lake Charles.
Head coach Teresa Weatherspoon and Co. hope to build upon the momentum and confidence from their 34-point win over Northwestern State last Wednesday night in Ruston. However, it won’t be easy.
McNeese State (5-3) is undefeated at home this season with wins over Rice (65-54), UL-Monroe (78-63) and Wiley (88-69).

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Prepare now for spring gardens

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Spring gardening may seem a ways off, but maybe it’s time to start preparing now so that you are not too late when the time comes. Many people call me right before they plant their gardens or even after asking me what they need to fertilize with and how. I can give you a much better answer with much better results if you plan for this garden now.
Knowing what is in your soil and what it needs is a basic and first step to a good crop and plant health. Our plants depend on the soils to provide adequate nutrients with which to grow. We must manage that soil balance for best growth.

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Mr. Leonard Joe Guree

Funeral services for Mr. Leonard Joe Guree, age 49 of Simsboro, will be held at 11:00 AM Wednesday, December 18, 2013 at Owens Memorial Chapel in Ruston. Officiating the service will be Rev. Rick Walters. Burial will follow in Walnut Creek Cemetery near Simsboro under the direction of Owens Memorial Chapel Funeral Home of Ruston. Mr. Guree was born March 9, 1964. He passed from this world December 14, 2013 at age 49.

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Find holiday decorations from nature

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The natural beauty and bounty of early winter makes this month a cornucopia of natural materials for decorating during the holiday seasons.
For many, winter landscapes are filled with the past growing season’s debris and a dreary reminder that the winter season is here, but to the creative, observant gardener the natural colors and textures of the season bring visions of garlands, wreaths, mantel pieces and other natural decorations.

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Santa visits Lions Club

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“Santa Claus” recently visited the Ruston Lions Club’s noon meeting at the Ruston Country Club. Santa (J.D. Harper) was in attendance at the meeting to tell the Lions of his involvement in and support of the VFW, as well as other Veterans organization. The VFW is responsible for the placement of flags around the city for patriotic occasions.

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PUBLIC NOTICE

PUBLIC NOTICE
Notice is hereby given that the city of Grambling will conduct a Public Hearing on ordinances that were introduced on December 5, 2013; the Public Hearing will be Thursday, December 19, 2013, at 5:30 p.m. for the following:
ORDINANCE NO. 120502013-3
AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF GRAMBLING AMENDING THE GRAMBLING
TRAFFIC AND VEHICLE CODE TO ADD PROVISIONS FOR
ELECTRONIC CIVIL TRAFFIC ENFORCEMENT
Roll call was as follows: Yea: Council member Birdex Copeland, Jr. X
Council member Cathy Holmes X
Nay: Council member Yanise Days X
Council member Cullen Jackson X
Abstain: None

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PUBLIC NOTICE

PUBLIC NOTICE
LOUISIANA DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY (LDEQ)
WEYERHAEUSER NR COMPANY / ARCADIA OSB
PROPOSED PART 70 AIR OPERATING PERMIT RENEWAL/MODIFICATION
The LDEQ, Office of Environmental Services, is accepting written comments on the proposed renewal and modification of the Part 70 air operating permit for Weyerhaeuser NR Company, 130 Girl Scout Road, Simsboro, Louisiana 71275 for the Arcadia OSB Facility. The facility is located at 130 Girl Scout Road, Simsboro, Lincoln Parish.

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ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS

ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS
LINCOLN PARISH POLICE JURY (hereinafter referred to as the “Owner”.
Separate sealed bids marked “Sealed Bid” - Lincoln Parish Police Jury, Louisiana Community Development Block Grant Project for Fiscal Year 2013 to be financed by the State of Louisiana CDBG Program will be received by the Owner for the construction of the project described as follows:
Lincoln Parish Waterworks District No. 3
Water Distribution System Renovations
FY 2013 LCDBG Project

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December 16th

School choirs present Christmas concert

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Students from the Lincoln Parish Early Childhood Center, Cedar Creek, A.E. Phillips and Ruston High School performed at the Ruston Civic Center on Friday night.
Pictured above are the LPECC students singing “We Wish You a Merry Christmas.” Pictured below is the Cedar Creek choir preparing for their performance.

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