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January 18th, 2019

Construction of Tech building progresses

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Pictured above is work being done Wednesday on the new Intergrated Science and Engineering Building being constructed at Louisiana Tech University. Tech officials have said the $37 million building is expected to be completed by mid-May and open for use by fall.

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ALICE is not in Wonderland

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New report highlights financial instability in Lincoln Parish

The concept of the “American dream” teaches that anyone who works hard and applies himself can achieve prosperity and stability.
However, new statistics from United Way’s ALICE project would suggest this idea does not hold true in Louisiana and Lincoln Parish today.
The latest ALICE (Asset Limited, Income Constrained, Employed) report released Jan. 8 reveals that 56 percent of households in Lincoln Parish struggle to afford basic needs, and the majority of that number is employed.

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January 17th

TOWN OF DUBACH

TOWN OF DUBACH
SPECIAL MEETING OF TOWN COUNCIL
The Town Council of Dubach, Louisiana met in Special Meeting Monday January 14, 2019
at 9:00 am. Present were the Honorable Mayor Mary Claire Smith , Council members Ruby Key
Dawson, Evelyn Graham, Monique Roberts & Debbie Key
Absent: None
Citizens attended: Pam Freeman
The Meeting opened with Pledge of Allegiance and Invocation by Evelyn Graham.
Motion by Debbie Key, Seconded by Evelyn Graham to approve Agenda as presented.
Motion carried.
TOWN OF DUBACH
PARISH OF LINCOLN
PROCLAMATION

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Exspressway of Ruston

I, Exspressway of Ruston, am applying to the city of Ruston for a permit to sell beverages of high and low alcoholic content at retail in the Cit of Ruston at the following address: 100 Woodward Ave. Ruston, La 71270 d/b/a Asir Valani, Owner

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Expressway of ruston llc

We, Expressway of ruston llc, are applying to the office of Alcohol and Tobacco Control of the State of Louisiana for the permit to sell beverages of high and low alcoholic content at retail in the Parish of Lincoln at the following address: 100 Woodward Ave, Ruston, La. 71270. d/b/a /s/ Asir Valani , Owners
2td January 16, 17, 2019

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ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS

ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS
Sealed bids will be accepted in the office of the Purchasing Director in the Purchasing Department, located at 403 Main Street, Grambling, Louisiana until 2:00 p.m. CT February 12, 2019 at which time they will be publicly opened and read aloud.
Bid #50018-190002 - Demolition of Portable Buildings

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Rita A. Spalding Franks

011718 Rita Franks .

Rita A. Spalding Franks
Visitation for Rita A. Spalding Franks, age 62, of Ruston, will be held at Kilpatrick Funeral Home, Ruston, at 9:00 AM Thursday, January 17, 2019, with a Memorial Service to follow at 10:00 AM. Rev. Mary Spalding will officiate.
Mrs. Franks was born December 31, 1956 in Grand Rapids, Michigan, and died January 13, 2019 in Ruston, Louisiana.

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Rolling Stones slated to headline 50th Jazz Fest

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NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival has got satisfaction: The Rolling Stones are among the headliners for the 50th anniversary festival.
Organizers on Tuesday confirmed reports that the Rock and Roll Hall of Famers will play. Also headlining the 8-day event, which runs April 25-28 and May 2-5, are Katy Perry, the Dave Matthews Band, Al Green, Pitbull, Santana, Jerry Lee Lewis, Aaron Neville and gospel great Shirley Caesar.
“Fifty years is very rare and to be here, still, just as strong, just as relevant is amazing,” festival producer Quint Davis said.

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DEAR ABBY

Bargain hunter’s bragging tires her friend
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DEAR ABBY: I have a friend I’ll call Rose who likes to brag about how cheap she is.
Sometimes when we’re talking, she will interrupt me and ask, “How do you like my pants? I got them for a dollar at a yard sale.” Or she’ll say, “I got them for free.”
Rose likes to draw attention to herself every time she wears something new by asking how I like it.
Then she will tell me where she got it and how much it cost. I couldn’t be less interested, and I’m tired of hearing about her tacky, cheap clothes.

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Barr, Warren to wed

Chris and Lisa Barr, of Ruston, are proud to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Sara Kate Barr, of Ruston, to Tyler Warren, of Castor.

The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Helen Reeves, of Ruston; and the late W.C. Reeves; and the late A.M. and late Theo Barr.

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