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February 15th, 2019

Magical spring season approaching

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Late last Friday, I watched sleet bounce off the hood of my car as I drove home from town. Next morning, I had to use the defroster to clear ice from an overnight freezing drizzle from my windshield. The bridge over I-20 was icy. Some folks reported seeing snowflakes.
I didn’t see any snow but I did find some daffodils incased in ice growing beside the road. I saw flowering quince and forsythia blooming red and golden. These determined blossoms are heralding a special magical time of year that will be here before we know it.

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Anders urges bringing ‘Project Secure’ back

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I have carefully considered a millage proposal through which Lincoln Parish school administrative personnel had anticipated asking the Lincoln School District to consider. The proposal, called “Project Secure,” would have been for the public to decide on two issues that would have elevated our schools system. It was believed, based extensive research, collaboration, networking, and data driven findings, to promote and provide for the best educational interests of our children and a school district’s best practice.

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N. Korea poses bigger ‘national emergency’

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In the midst of a “national emergency” and his battle for a border wall, President Donald Trump might have a bigger fight on his hands coming up later this month — one potentially much more dangerous than the current internal war being waged.
Trump confirmed last week that a second summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will be held in the Vietnamese capital Hanoi on Feb. 27 and 28.
What could happen and what it will mean are still very much up in the air. After all, Kim and Trump met last summer with the president touting that summit as a major success.

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More able than ever

Friedreich’s ataxia is an extremely rare degenerative neuromuscular disorder that affects only about 15,000 in the world.
One of them happens to be a 15-year-old sophomore at Cedar Creek School.
Since her diagnosis in 2016, Kate Walker’s condition has progressed from sore feet to assisted walking to a life in a wheelchair.
Kate could have given in to the fear that she said threatened to dictate her life when she was first diagnosed with FA, as many of us probably would have.

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NOTICE OF INTRODUCTION OF ORDINANCE

NOTICE OF INTRODUCTION OF ORDINANCE
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the following entitled ordinance was introduced at a regular meeting of the Mayor and Board of Alderman of the City of Ruston, State of Louisiana, acting as the governing authority (the "Governing Authority") of the City of Ruston, State of Louisiana (the "City"), held on Monday, February 4, 2019, and laid over for publication of notice:

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NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE OF INTENTION TO

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
NOTICE OF INTENTION TO
AMEND THE GEOGRAPHICAL BOUNDARIES
AND EXTEND THE LEVY OF A SALES TAX IN
ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT DISTRICT NO. 1 OF
THE CITY OF RUSTON, STATE OF LOUISIANA

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NOTICE OF INTRODUCTION OF ORDINANCE

NOTICE OF INTRODUCTION OF ORDINANCE
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the following entitled ordinance was introduced at a regular meeting of the Mayor and Board of Alderman of the City of Ruston, State of Louisiana, acting as the governing authority (the "Governing Authority") of the City of Ruston, State of Louisiana (the "City"), held on Monday, February 4, 2019, and laid over for publication of notice:

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NOTICE OF INTENTION TO ISSUE NOT EXCEEDING $6,000,000 OF UTILITIES REVENUE BONDS OF THE CITY OF RUSTON, STATE OF LOUISIANA

NOTICE OF INTENTION TO
EXPAND THE GEOGRAPHICAL BOUNDARIES AND
EXTEND THE LEVY OF A SALES TAX IN
COOKTOWN ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT DISTRICT OF THE
CITY OF RUSTON, STATE OF LOUISIANA

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NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING

NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Mayor and Board of Aldermen of the City of Ruston, State of Louisiana, plan to consider the adoption of an ordinance amending the zoning code of the City of Ruston. The ordinance will be considered for final adoption, after holding a public hearing, at a public meeting of the Mayor and Board of Aldermen to be held on Monday, March 4, 2019, at five-thirty o'clock (5:30) p.m., at the Council Chambers/Courtroom, City Hall, 401 North Trenton, Ruston, Louisiana.

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January 29, 2019 NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

January 29, 2019
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
The following application will be considered at a meeting of the Zoning Commission of the City of Ruston, Monday, February 18, 2019 at 5:30 P.M. in the Court Room, City Hall, 401 North Trenton Street.
Case No. 1398: Public Hearing to Consider Changes to the Zoning Code

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