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05/27/2016 - 10:25am
Whether it is Buddy Ball or Ruston Parks and Recreation Softball, Lincoln Parish has a special connection to hometown sports. Now, with the help of the Smithsonian, the Lincoln Parish Library will have an opportunity to showcase that history. Nick Davis, a staff librarian, said The Smithsonian...
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05/27/2016 - 10:26am
The Lincoln Parish Library held its Summer Reading Kick Off Thursday in the Events Center. Library staff set up an obstacle course for the smaller readers, while the teens and adults shared a gaming space. Readers of all ages filled the lobby of the Events Center in order to sign up for the “On...
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05/27/2016 - 10:28am
School has ended for the summer, but that doesn’t mean that learning has to end, too. Bricks 4 Kidz, an educational organization that helps children learn through the use of LEGO bricks, will have several camps this summer stationed at the Idea Place on the campus of Louisiana Tech University....
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05/26/2016 - 11:01am
The 44th annual Juneteenth Heritage Festival will take place from June 12-18 in Grambling with the theme “Building Our Future … Honoring Our Legends.” The yearly celebration honors the emancipation of African Americans from slavery in the United States. Some of the schedule events include: • A...
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05/26/2016 - 11:04am
Grambling State University recently announced Interim Police Chief Howard Caviness as the university’s permanent police chief. Caviness, who served in the interim position for 23 months, said it felt good receiving the permanent status. “It’s a big honor. I’m happy to serve the faculty, staff and...

Announcements

Caroline Elise Weir, of Ruston, and Michael John Kolins, of Allen, Texas, were united in marriage at 6:30 p.m. Saturday in Burkhalter Chapel at Trinity United Methodist Church of Ruston. The Rev. Gordon Robert McDaniel, of Falling Waters, West Virginia, officiated the double-ring ceremony. The...
Amy Danyelle Frasier, of Dubach, and Darren Kane Kennimer Jr., of Dubach, were united in holy matrimony at 5 p.m. April 30 at Ruston Weddings. The double ring ceremony was officiated by Greg Tipton. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jeff Frasier, and the granddaughter of Marie Tims, of...

Sports

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HATTIESBURG, Miss. — Facing elimination in the 2016 Conference USA Championship, Louisiana Tech quickly put an end to any doubts when the...

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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Louisiana Tech senior Mia Adams punched her ticket to the NCAA Championships in the long jump as action began Thursday...

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Former Grambling State University baseball standout Ralph Garr, who went on to win a National League batting championship, will be the...

Editorials

Junteenth represents heritage, America and, most of all, unity. Across the nation, communities will celebrate the emancipation from slavery in the United States with...
This summer, the Lincoln Parish Library will host a traveling Smithsonian exhibit called “Hometown Teams.” The Smithsonian exhibit will feature sports from around the country...