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March 13th, 2019

Dunkin’ Dogs set to start C-USA tourney

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Louisiana Tech’s Dunkin’ Dogs will be the No. 8 seed and will take on No. 9 Florida Atlantic at 6 p.m. today in the first round of the 2019 Air Force Reserve Conference USA Men’s Basketball Championship at the Star in Frisco, Texas.
It will be the third time this season and the second straight game the Bulldogs take on the Owls. The two squads split the first two meetings with Tech (19-12, 9-9 C-USA) winning the previous matchup in its regular season finale by a score of 72-69 in Boca Raton, Florida.

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Techsters to begin conference tournament play

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FRISCO, Texas — It’s a brand new season for all twelve teams qualifying for the 2019 Air Force Reserve Conference USA Basketball Championships in Texas this week.
And for Louisiana Tech, it’s new life after the Lady Techsters stumbled down the stretch in the regular season, losing their final four games.
Tech (14-15) will face Charlotte (17-11) in the first round Wednesday at 1:30 p.m. at The Star with a chance to advance to a second day match-up against No. 2 seed UAB.

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Anthony named first team all-leaguer

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Louisiana Tech senior Kierra Anthony took home some more hardware on Monday when she was named first team all-Conference USA by a vote of the league coaches and media members.
Anthony earned the third all-conference award of her career, after being named second team all-conference as a sophomore and junior.

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Grambling State’s Hill earns SWAC honors

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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Grambling State University senior guard Shakyla Hill was named Southwestern Athletic Conference Women’s Basketball Player of the Year and Defensive Player of the Year, the conference announced on Tuesday.
Hill, a six-time SWAC Player of the Week recipient this season, also earned her third selection to the All-SWAC First Team.

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G-Man Smith, Jr. selected to SWAC second team

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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. —Grambling State University junior guard Ivy Smith, Jr. was selected to the Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) Men’s Basketball Second Team, the conference announced on Tuesday.
Smith, an All-SWAC Preseason First Team selection, played in 29 of Grambling State’s 31 games this season. He averaged 13.6 points, 4.8 assists, 3.5 rebounds and 1.9 steals, while playing 31.7 minutes. He shot 41.2 percent from the floor and 80.8 percent from the foul line.

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Broncos, Falcons to open preseason in Hall of Fame game

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CANTON, Ohio (AP) — The Atlanta Falcons and Denver Broncos will play in the Hall of Fame game Aug. 1 to open the preseason.
Each team will be making its fourth appearance in the preseason game, which this year will launch the NFL’s 100th season.
Two days after the game in Canton, Ohio, Broncos owner Pat Bowlen, former Broncos cornerback Champ Bailey and former Kansas City Chiefs and Falcons tight end Tony Gonzalez will be among those enshrined into the Pro Football Hall of Fame.

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March 12th

RUSTON LINCOLN CONVENTION & VISITORS BUREAU BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING 8:00 A.M. NOVEMBER 15, 2018 2111 NORTH TRENTON

RUSTON LINCOLN CONVENTION & VISITORS BUREAU
BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING
8:00 A.M. NOVEMBER 15, 2018
2111 NORTH TRENTON
RUSTON, LA
Minutes
Members Present: Staff Present:
Bradley Walker, Chair Travis Napper, President/CEO
Andy Durrett, Vice Chair Amanda Carrier, Marketing Director
Jeff Parker, Treasurer Tiffany Baldwin Members Absent: Paul Kabbes Claire Givens
Richard Lewis Marc Newman Skip Russell Call to Order
Mr. Walker called the meeting to order at 8:07 a.m.
Invocation
Mr. Russell presented the invocation.
Review of Mission Statement

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NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE CITY OF RUSTON Sale of Surplus Property

NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE
CITY OF RUSTON
Sale of Surplus Property
Ordinance No. 1736 of 2018
Rebid
The Purchasing Office of the city of Ruston, Louisiana, located at Ruston Public Works Complex, 701 East Tennessee Avenue, Ruston, LA 71270 will be accepting SEALED BIDS until the hour of 10:00 a.m. local time TUESDAY, APRIL 16, 2019, at which time and place all bids received will be publicly opened and read aloud for the following Surplus Property.
DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY TO BE SOLD

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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 P.M. CT March 26, 2019 at which time they will be publicly opened and read aloud.
Bid # 50018-190004: Repairs and Upgrades Grambling State University Police Building
A Pre-Bid Conference will be held on March 12, 2019 at 10::00 a.m. in the Facilities Department Conference Room.

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Patricia Rene Null Squyres

03.12.19 Patricia

On March 4, 2019, Patricia Rene Null Squyres, loving wife and mother, went home to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ at the age of 66.
Patricia was born April 4, 1952 in Ruston, LA. She married her husband of 47 years, Sam Squyres, on January 14, 1972. They raised two children - Annie and Richard.
Patricia was known for her sense of humor and kind spirit. Her life's work was teaching children about Jesus. “Miss Patricia” loved every child entrusted to her care over the years.

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