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January 27th, 2015

Anita Cross Kelley

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Funeral services for Anita Cross Kelley, 60 of Bernice, LA will be at 2:00 P.M. Wednesday, January 28, 2015 at the First Baptist Church in Bernice, LA., with Rev. Charles Malone officiating. Interment will follow in Bernice City Cemetery under direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Farmerville.

Anita was born on August 29, 1954 in Little Rock, AR; and passed away on January 26, 2015 in Ruston, LA. She was a member of the First Baptist Church in Bernice. Anita received her MA at Louisiana Tech University and then retired from teaching in the Union Parish School system.

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Thomas Lewis Vinson

Thomas Lewis Vinson, age 78 of Livingston, Tennessee passed from this life Friday, January 16, 2015, at Livingston Regional Medical Center in Livingston.

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Frankie Rae Garner Sr

Frankie Rae Garner Sr., 70 of Ruston, La. went to be with his Savior the evening of January 18, 2015. He is mourned by his wife Susan Garner of Ruston,La., sons of Canon City,Co. Frankie(Lynn) Garner Jr., Donald(Lori) Garner, and one daughter of Longview,WA Yvonne(David) Green. Stepdaughter, Felicia Guin of Hodge,La. and stepson Ronnie Killian of Ruston,La. Siblings: Iva Anderson and Angie Gardner of Rockvale,Co. Thomas(Caroline) Rigirozzi of Albuquerque,NM and John(Cathy) Rigirozzi of Canon City,Co.

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Gayle Risinger Grigsby

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Funeral services for Gayle Risinger Grigsby, age 79, of Monroe formerly of Ruston was held 1:00 PM Saturday, January 24, 2015 at Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Ruston. Officiating the services were Rev. Tommy Bennett and Rev. Chris Winterman. Interment followed at 3:00 PM at Antioch Cemetery in Spearsville under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Ruston.

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ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS

ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS
Sealed bids will be received for the State of Louisiana by the Division of Administration, Office of Facility Planning and Control, Claiborne Office Building, 1201 North Third Street, Conference Room 1-145, Post Office Box 94095, Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70804-9095 until 2:00 P.M., Tuesday, February 24, 2015.
ANY PERSON REQUIRING SPECIAL ACCOMMODATIONS SHALL NOTIFY FACILITY PLANNING AND CONTROL OF THE TYPE(S) OF ACCOMMODATION REQUIRED NOT LESS THAN SEVEN (7) DAYS BEFORE THE BID OPENING.
FOR: West Wing Addition
Business Building
Louisiana Tech University

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TOWN OF DUBACH

TOWN OF DUBACH
REGULAR MEETING OF TOWN COUNCIL
The Town Council of Dubach, Louisiana met in Regular Session Tuesday January 20, 2015, at 6:30 pm at the Town Hall.
Present were Honorable Robert Jensen Mayor, Council members Ruby Key, Donna Lewis, Robert Colvin, Evelyn Graham, Monique Roberts and Derrick Amaya with the Ruston Daily Leader.
Absent: None.
Citizens attended: Markay Brown & Walter Carpenter.
The Meeting opened with Pledge of Allegiance and Invocation by Robert Colvin.
Motion by Donna Lewis Seconded by Robert Colvin to approve Agenda as presented

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JOB ADVERTISEMENTS

JOB ADVERTISEMENTS
The City of Grambling is now accepting applications for the following positions:
Assistant Municipal Clerk
A bachelor's degree is required with a minimum of five years of experience in accounting/bookkeeping and skilled in the use of QuickBooks.
Where to Apply: City of Grambling
127 King Street
Grambling, LA 71245
(318) 247-6120
How to Apply: Personally deliver or mail to P. O. Box 109, Grambling, LA 71245
Public Works Employee:
The successful candidate will provide assistance to the Public Works Department for the City of Grambling. A CDL license is preferred.

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REGULAR SESSION

LINCOLN PARISH SCHOOL BOARD
Ruston, Louisiana
REGULAR SESSION
Tuesday, January 6, 2015 6:00 p.m.
The Lincoln Parish School Board met in Regular Session on Tuesday, January 6, 2015, at 6:00 p.m. at the Lincoln Parish School Board, 410 South Farmerville Street, Ruston, Louisiana. Members present were Ms. Debbie Abrahm, Mr. Otha Anders, Mr. Michael Barmore, Ms. Lisa Best, Mr. David Ferguson, Mr. Danny Hancock, Mr. Trott Hunt, Mr. George Mack, Jr., Mr. Joe Mitcham and Ms. Susan Wiley.
No board members were absent.

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2014 RHS alumnus dies on ski trip

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Former Bearcat Jack Lindsey remembered for positive attitude
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Ruston High School held its annual football banquet Monday night to celebrate its heroes from the 2014 gridiron season.

But there was also a somber tone to the night as the Bearcats paid tribute to and mourned the loss of one of their own.

Air Force Academy Cadet 4th Class John “Jack” Lindsey, an 18-year-old 2014 Ruston High School graduate, died Saturday while skiing at Keystone Resort in Summit County, Colorado, the academy said in a Monday release. He was pronounced dead at the scene, and the cause of death was ruled an accident.

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Commission, DOTD working out Tainter gate procedures

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When Tainter gates installed on the Lake D’Arbonne Spillway were first put into play last spring, the agencies responsible for its operation said learning when to open and close the gates would be a work in progress.
As the control structure was opened earlier this month for just the second time since the project was completed in 2013, the two agencies responsible for its operation were using revised benchmarks to open the gates to take rising water from the lake and dump it into Bayou D’Arbonne and ultimately into the Ouachita River.

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