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Yaks Produce. Last
call for Elberta freestone
peaches. Over
ripes also. Purple
hull peas $25 a bu.
Green, speckled
butter beans $30
a bu. Okra, tomatoes,
green peanuts,
squash, cantaloupes,
peach ice
cream daily. 368-
4546.
Lost / Found
Found: Set of keys
between the Dean
of Flowers and
the Gazette office.
Please come by the
Gazette office (104
N. Washington) or
call (368.9732) to
identify.
Unfurn. Houses
House for Rent 1
Bedroom, Overlooking
the lake, 6
month lease Call
318.348.6089
Legals
NOTICE
Sealed bids will be received
by the Office of
Purchasing, Louisiana
Tech University, Ruston,
Louisiana until 2:00 P.M.,
August 31, 2016 at which
time and place they will be
publicly opened for REFORESTATION
OF APPROXIMATELY
119 ACRES IN
UNION PARISH of property
owned by Louisiana Tech
University.
Bid is identified by Bid
Number 50012-339-17.
Specifications for the
above may be obtained
from the Purchasing Officer,
Louisiana Tech University,
PO Box 3157, Ruston, Louisiana,
71272.
Any person requiring
special accommodations
shall notify Louisiana Tech
University of the type(s) of
accommodations required
not less than seven (7) days
before the bid opening.
8/4/16 8/11/16 8/18/16
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NOTICE OF PUBLIC
HEARING
FARMERVILLE ZONING
COMMISSION
A public hearing will be
held on Monday, September
6, 2016, at 5:00 p.m.,
at Farmerville Town Hall
located at 407 South Main
Street, Farmerville, Louisiana,
to hear the views and
opinions of citizens concerning
the zoning change
of property belonging to
Jumelle Warren , located
at the corner of Smith Street
and Sheldon Drive.
Legal description as follows:
Lots 6, 7, 8 & 9 of block LL
of Smith Addition.
8/18/16, 8/25/16, 9/1/16
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“The Rocky Branch Waterworks
will accept sealed
bids for approximately 600
ft. (more or less) of used
#4/3 with ground, flat, black,
jacketed submersible pump
cable and 2- 20 ft. joints of
6 inch steel tubing pipe and
1- scrap 6 inch, stainless
submersible pump and
motor approximately 10
ft. long. No guarantee of
measurement or quality is
made or implied. One bid
must be made for all items.
Sealed bids may be made
by hand delivery to J. C.
Ainsworth, 337 Acree Road
or Bob Hodge, 705 Hodge
Road. Bidders name, address,
phone number and
bid amount must be on each
bid. Viewing of items, by
appointment only. Bidders
wishing to view the items,
may call Bob Hodge at
245-3170 or Earl Babineau
at 372-5968. Bids must be
received before 3:00 p.m.,
September 1, 2016, at which
time bids will be opened and
read aloud at #1 well site,198
Mattie Roan Road, in Rocky
Branch. Winning bidder has
7 days to remove items. We
reserve the right to refuse
any or all bids.”
8/11/16, 8/18/16, 8/25/16
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PUBLIC NOTIFICATION
FOR INFORMING THE
PUBLIC OF POSSIBLE
IMPACT
The U.S. Department of
Agriculture, Farm Service
Agency is considering providing
financial assistance
to Jimmie and Brenda
Johnson. This will primarily
be a poultry farm and is
located on Jimmy Johnson
Rd. Farmerville, Louisiana,
containing approximately
45 acres. The purpose of
this notice is to inform the
public of the possible result
and to request comments
concerning (1) the impacts
of the proposed location
of wetland, (2) alternative
sites or actions that would
avoid these impacts, and
(3) methods that could
be used to reduce these
impacts. The proposed action
is available for review
at the following FSA office:
Farm Service Agency, 1412
Celebrity Drive, Ruston, LA
71270. Any person interested
in commenting on the
proposed action may do so
by sending such comments
within 30 days following the
date of this publication to the
above address. A general
description of the proposed
site is shown below:
SW ¼ of SE ¼, Section 21,
Township 22 North, Range
1 West and 5 acres located
in the Southwest Corner of
the NE ¼ of SE ¼ of Section
28, Township 22 North,
Range 1 West Union Parish
Louisiana.
8/11/16, 8/18/16
8/25/16, 9/1/16
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PUBLIC HEARING, UNION
PARISH SCHOOL BOARD
UNION PARISH SCHOOL
BOARD
PUBLIC HEARING
August 8, 2016
A public hearing was held
on August 8, 2016 at 6:00
p.m. at the Union Parish
School Board Office in
Farmerville, Louisiana.
President James opened
the hearing on adopting the
adjusted millage rate after
reassessment and rolling
forward to millage rate not
exceeding the maximum
authorized rate and allowed
for public comments. There
were none. President James
adjourned the public hearing.
REGULAR MEETING,
UNION PARISH SCHOOL
BOARD
August 8, 2016
The Union Parish School
Board met in Regular Session
at the Union Parish
School Board Office in
Farmerville, Louisiana, on
Monday, August 8, 2016 at
6:05 p.m. Members were
present as follows: Mr. Robert
C. James, Jr., Mr. Danny
Smith, Mr. Tommy Bennett,
Mrs. Judy Mabry, Mrs.
Shannon Barkley, Mr. John
Ellis, Mrs. Sharon Stewart,
and Mr. Clyde Hays. Absent
from the meeting was Mrs.
Challana Dean.
President James called
the meeting to order and Mr.
Bennett gave the invocation.
On motion by Mr. Smith,
seconded by Mrs. Barkley,
the Board approved the
agenda as printed.
On motion by Mrs. Stewart,
seconded by Mr. Ellis,
the Board approved the
minutes for the July 11, 2016
Regular Board Meeting as
amended.
Mrs. Stewart commended
the staff for the Back to
School Inservice and engaging
guest speaker. She
stated the inservice was well
received by all staff and
employees.
Volkert staff reported to the
Board on construction and
remodeling being completed
at Union Parish Elementary
School, Downsville Community
Charter School,
and Union Parish Junior/
High School.
Carol Smith, Federal Programs
Director, introduced
Jennifer Kelly, ESL Teacher,
to the Board and informed
them that Ms. Kelly has been
accepted to the Teachers
for Global Classroom Fellowship
sponsored by iREX
through the U. S. Department
of State’s Bureau of Educational
and Cultural Affairs.
Mike Tynes and Rodney
McPherson, Network Administrators,
reported to
the Board on the status of
the new district website for
the 2016-2017 school year.
Patsy Terral, Secondary
Supervisor, informed the
Board that a $10,000 grant
had been awarded to the
Union Parish High School
band program from Claiborne
Electric Cooperative
for the repair and purchase
of instruments. Mr. Richard
Felkel, band director at
Union Parish High School,
reported to the Board on
the band’s status.
Scotty Ferguson, Food
Service Supervisor, provided
a brief recap of the 2016
summer feeding program.
The update included the results
from the summer feeding
audit, amount of meals
served, and future plans for
the summer program.
Andy Allred, Principal at
Union Parish Sixth Grade
Center, reported to the
Board on a staff development
workshop held July
27, 2016 on implementing
cultural changes in the
schools with administrators
and teachers from
Union Parish Elementary,
Sixth Grade Center, and
Junior High conducted by
Billy Snow, educational
consultant.
President James allowed
for public comments concerning
the millage adoption.
A motion was made by
Mrs. Stewart, seconded by
Mrs. Barkley, for the Board
to adopt the adjusted millage
rates as presented by Megan
Wiens, Chief Financial
Officer. President James
called for a roll call vote,
and the vote was as follows:
Yeas: Mr. Smith, Mr. Bennett,
Mrs. Mabry, Mr. James,
Mrs. Barkley, Mr. Ellis, Mrs.
Stewart, Mr. Hays
Nays: None
Absent: Mrs. Dean
A motion was made by
Mr. Ellis, seconded by Mrs.
Mabry, for the Board to set
forth the adjusted millage
rates and roll forward to millage
rates not exceeding the
maximum authorized rates.
President James called for
a roll call vote, and the vote
was as follows:
Yeas: Mr. Smith, Mr. Bennett,
Mrs. Mabry, Mr. James,
Mrs. Barkley, Mr. Ellis, Mrs.
Stewart, Mr. Hays
Nays: None
Absent: Mrs. Dean
On motion by Mr. Hays,
seconded by Mrs. Mabry, the
Board granted permission
to add Scotty Ferguson to
the Child Nutrition account
signature card to pilot a
purchasing card program for
the Child Nutrition Program.
On motion by Mrs. Mabry,
seconded by Mrs. Barkley,
the Board approved the
LSU AgCenter Cooperative
Agreement to support and
administer the Louisiana
Cooperative Extension 4-H
Youth Development Program
for the period of July
1, 2016 – June 30, 2017.
Actual billed amount for
this period will be $15,000
which will be billed on a
quarterly basis beginning
July 1, 2016.
On motion by Mr. Smith,
seconded by Mr. Hays,
the Board approved the
Finance Committee report
from the agenda as printed
from their meeting, Monday,
July 18, 2016 at 5:00 p.m. as
reported by Megan Wiens,
Chief Financial Officer.
On motion by Mr. Bennett,
seconded by Mr. Ellis, the
Board approved the preliminary
financial statements for
June, 2016.
On motion by Mr. Ellis,
seconded by Mrs. Barkley,
the Board granted approval
to accept the bid from Rela-
Dyne for gasoline and diesel
for the 2016-2017 school
year as bid and specified.
On motion by Mr. Smith,
seconded by Hays, the
Board granted approval to
contract with Taylor Wallace
Designs to provide
professional services for the
design of the re-roof of the
Union Parish School Board
administrative building.
The Board was informed
of the following resignation:
1. Mae Hall -Union Parish
Elementary School, Teacher
Effective – August 1, 2016
1. Randall Breaux
-Downsville Community
Charter School, Bus Driver
The Board was informed of
the following employments,
effective August 8, 2016:
1. Elise Reis -Union Parish
Sixth Grade Center, Teacher
2. Michelle Evans -Union
Parish Elementary School,
Teacher
3. Karen Rigal -Union
Parish Elementary School,
Teacher
4. Brittany Cobb -Union
Parish Elementary School,
Teacher
5. Michelle Kolterman
-Union Parish Elementary
School, Teacher
6. Melanie Luke -All
Schools, Itinerant Gifted
Teacher
7. Rayshun McAlpine
-Union Parish Junior High
School, Special Education
Paraprofessional
8. Greg Hutts -Union
Parish Elementary School,
Bus Driver (open position for
Jeffery Carr)
On motion by Mr. Smith,
seconded by Mr. Bennett,
the Board approved the
addition of one month salary
for the Director of Students
Affairs position at Union
Parish Elementary School to
make it a ten month position.
It is currently a nine month
position.
The Board was informed
of the following employment:
1. Lanoria Washington
-Union Parish Elementary
School, Director of Student
Affairs, Ten Month Employment.
Effective: July 28,
2016 – June 8, 2017
On motion by Mrs. Mabry,
seconded by Mrs. Barkley,
the Board approved the
addition of two months’
salary for the Pupil Appraisal/
School Psychologist
position for Union Parish
Schools to make it a twelve
month position. It is currently
a ten month position.
The Board was informed
of the following increase
in hours:
1. Janet Eppinette -Pupil
Appraisal/School Psychologist,
increase from ten
months to twelve months,
Effective: July 1, 2016
The Board was informed
of the following disability
retirement:
1. Mary Watley -Union
Parish Elementary School,
Teacher, Effective: July
21, 2016
The Board was informed
of the following employee
entering the Deferred Retirement
Option Program:
1. Marcell Singleton
-Union Parish Elementary
School, Cafeteria Technician,
Effective: August
1, 2016
The Board was informed
of the following contract
renewals:
1. Carol Smith -District
School Improvement Coordinator/
Accountability/
Federal Programs Director,
Two Year Contract – Twelve
Months, Effective: July 1,
2016 – June 30, 2018
2. Cynthia Gatson -Elementary
Supervisor, Two
year Contract – Twelve
Months, Effective: July 1,
2016 – June 30, 2018
3. Patsy Terral -Secondary
Supervisor, Two year
Contract – Twelve Months,
Effective: July 1, 2016 –
June 30, 2018
4. Andy Allred-Union Parish
Sixth Grade Center,
Principal, Two year Contract
– Twelve Months, Effective:
July 1, 2016 – June 30, 2018
5. Kristy Auger -Union
Parish Junior High School,
Principal, Two year Contract
– Twelve Months, Effective:
July 1, 2016 – June 30, 2018
6. Debra James -21st
Century Grant Project Director,
Three year Contract
– Twelve Months, Effective:
July 1, 2016 – June 30, 2019
A motion was made by
Mrs. Mabry, seconded by Mr.
Hays, for the Board to table,
until next month, advertising
for a Business Department
Assistant/ Paraprofessional.
Mr. James called for a roll
call vote, and the vote was
follows:
Yeas: Mr. Smith, Mr. Bennett,
Mrs. Mabry, Mr. James,
Mrs. Barkley, Mr. Ellis, Mrs.
Stewart, Mr. Hays
Nays: None
Absent: Mrs. Dean
On motion by Mr. Smith,
seconded by Mr. Hays, the
Board ratified personnel
actions taken by the Superintendent
of Schools and
stated on and/or attached
to the agenda of August
8, 2016.
A motion was made by
Mr. Bennett, seconded by
Mr. Hays, for the Board to
enter into executive session
to discuss the annual
evaluation and professional
competency of the Superintendent,
Dr. George Cannon.
President James called
for a roll call vote, and the
vote was as follows:
Yeas: Mr. Smith, Mr. Bennett,
Mrs. Mabry, Mr. James,
Mrs. Barkley, Mr. Ellis, Mrs.
Stewart, Mr. Hays
Nays: None
Absent: Mrs. Dean
A motion was made by
Mr. Smith, seconded by
Mr. Ellis, for the Board to
close the executive session.
President James called for
a roll call vote, and the vote
was as follows:
Yeas: Mr. Smith, Mr. Bennett,
Mrs. Mabry, Mr. James,
Mrs. Barkley, Mr. Ellis, Mrs.
Stewart, Mr. Hays
Nays: None
Absent: Mrs. Dean
On motion by Mr. Smith,
seconded by Mr. Ellis, the
Board adopted the Superintendent’s
evaluation
and agreed to place in his
personnel file.
The Board, having set its
next Regular Board Meeting
for Monday, September 12,
2016 at 6:00 p.m. to be held
at the Union Parish School
Board Office in Farmerville,
Louisiana, adjourned on this
the 8th day of August, 2016.
George Cannon,
Secretary
Union Parish School Board
Robert C. James, Jr.,
President
Union Parish School Board
8/181/16
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I, Jeremiah Hall, DOC
Number 414164, have applied
for clemency for my
conviction of manslaughter
and armed robbery. If you
have any comments, contact
the Board of Pardons
(225)342-5421.
8/18/16 8/25/16 9/1/16
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ANYONE KNOWING THE
WHEREABOUTS OF LEO
A. MILLER, JR., PLEASE
CONTACT:
DAWN D. FRASIER, ATTORNEY
AT LAW
318.368.7000
301 NORTH MAIN
STREET
FARMERVILLE, LOUISIANA
71241
8/18/16
Mobile Homes/Rent
Mobile home for
rent 530 N. Washington
Lot #3 &6,
3BR/2BA, 818 N.
M a i n 3 B R / 2 B A
house, call Ella 714-
624-2426.