SUbscriber Login | NEW SUBSCRIPTION  

Archive

  • warning: Parameter 2 to ad_flash_adapi() expected to be a reference, value given in /var/www/vhosts/rustonleader.com/httpdocs/includes/module.inc on line 497.
  • warning: Parameter 2 to ad_flash_adapi() expected to be a reference, value given in /var/www/vhosts/rustonleader.com/httpdocs/includes/module.inc on line 497.
  • warning: Parameter 2 to ad_flash_adapi() expected to be a reference, value given in /var/www/vhosts/rustonleader.com/httpdocs/includes/module.inc on line 497.
  • warning: Parameter 2 to ad_flash_adapi() expected to be a reference, value given in /var/www/vhosts/rustonleader.com/httpdocs/includes/module.inc on line 497.
  • warning: Parameter 2 to ad_flash_adapi() expected to be a reference, value given in /var/www/vhosts/rustonleader.com/httpdocs/includes/module.inc on line 497.

March 2nd, 2013

SCHOOL NEWS - SIMSBORO

in
Students prepare for testing, excel at art
7-2.jpg

Kindergarten
We are very busy in kindergarten as we learn so many cool things each week.  
In math, we are continuing to learn about two and three-dimensional shapes and in
our reading groups we are working hard to become better readers each day.

Full text of this article is available to subscribers only. Login if you are already a subscriber. If you are not a subscriber, you can subscribe to the online version here.

Bookmark and Share

SCHOOL NEWS - RUSTON HIGH

in
PTA mini-grants awarded
7-1.jpg

Now wrapping up its sixth year of financial support for Ruston High School teachers through its Mini-Grant Program, the RHS PTA is proud to announce that the initiative provided $5,968.08 in funding during the 2012-13 academic year.

Full text of this article is available to subscribers only. Login if you are already a subscriber. If you are not a subscriber, you can subscribe to the online version here.

Bookmark and Share

SCHOOL NEWS: RUSTON JUNIOR HIGH

in
Businesses help out eighth graders
8.jpg

Eighth grade donation
The eighth grade social studies department recently received donations from Insurance Professionals of Northeast Louisiana, The Cleaners of Ruston, Hi-Tech Computers and The Visual Difference for the purchase of a new novel to read. Through their contributions, the eighth graders are currently reading “Twelve Years a Slave,” the story of a free man from New York who was kidnapped and brought to work as a slave in Louisiana for 12 years preceding the Civil War. We are very grateful for their help in purchasing this new book and all students are enjoying it.

Full text of this article is available to subscribers only. Login if you are already a subscriber. If you are not a subscriber, you can subscribe to the online version here.

Bookmark and Share

Patton wins on, off field at Combine

in

Quinton Patton is sprinting up on the charts for the annual NFL draft.
He’s also adding more followers to his Twitter and Facebook accounts, even some of them maybe being members of the oftentimes tough-to-convince media.
After the former Louisiana Tech University star turned in an excellent performance at the recent NFL Scouting Combine and thus elevated his position among wide receiver candidates, several beat writers around the league literally gushed over his contagious personality.
Hey, “The General” can march with the best of them when it comes to “smack,” as much a part of many athletes’ DNA as their 40-yard dash times.

Full text of this article is available to subscribers only. Login if you are already a subscriber. If you are not a subscriber, you can subscribe to the online version here.

Bookmark and Share

Roaf honored as ‘Hometown Hall of Famer’

in
10-3.jpg

Former Louisiana Tech University star Willie Roaf was recently recognized by the Pro Football Hall of Fame and Allstate Insurance Company as a “Hometown Hall of Famer” in Pine Bluff, Ark. Roaf, an 11-time Pro Bowl lineman during his NFL career, received a plaque recognizing him for the honor during ceremonies held at Pine Bluff High School, where he starred before going on to stardom at Tech and in the NFL. A commemorative Willie Roaf “Hometown Hall of Famer” road sign was also on display in the city. He was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio, in the summer of 2012.

Full text of this article is available to subscribers only. Login if you are already a subscriber. If you are not a subscriber, you can subscribe to the online version here.

Bookmark and Share

’Dogs on All-Decade clubs

in
Tech recognized for hoops’ success by SLC

Louisiana Tech University still has a lasting impact on the basketball success of the Southland Conference.
As part of its year-long 50th Anniversary commemoration, the SLC has announced its 1970s and 1980s All-Decade men’s Basketball teams which includes heavy representation from the Tech program.

Full text of this article is available to subscribers only. Login if you are already a subscriber. If you are not a subscriber, you can subscribe to the online version here.

Bookmark and Share

Title ring time for RHS swimmers

in
10-2.jpg

Members of the Ruston High School swim team that captured a Louisiana High School Athletic Association Division II championship in 2012 recently were presented with their title rings by RHS Principal Mike Milstead. Members of the squad included (front row, from left) Joseph Ham, Ben Sawyer, Jake Kyte, Robert Kyte (back row, from left), Coach Lomax Napper, Austin Meng, Tatman Bernard, Nick Ruff, Head Coach Paulette Crawford, Morgan Meyer and A.J. Brown.

Full text of this article is available to subscribers only. Login if you are already a subscriber. If you are not a subscriber, you can subscribe to the online version here.

Bookmark and Share

Hanks named team ‘MVP’ for Cougars

in
10-1.jpg

Hunter Hanks was named as the team Most Valuable Player, Grant Jonkheer earned Offensive Player of the Year honors, J.T. Pardue was selected as the Defensive Player of the Year and Ryan Dwyer gained Special Teams Player of the Year during Cedar Creek High School’s annual football banquet held recently.

Full text of this article is available to subscribers only. Login if you are already a subscriber. If you are not a subscriber, you can subscribe to the online version here.

Bookmark and Share

Tips on finding good squirrel dog

in
11-2.jpg

Want to be the envy of your hunting buddies and fill your calendar with squirrel hunt bookings? Find and train a dog to tree squirrels and you’ll wear out your pencil jotting down hunting dates.
It’s too late this year to locate and train a dog to tree squirrels as season ended Thursday. However, it’s not too early to start thinking about picking out a pup for the future.
For Ruston’s George Seacrist, working with his squirrel dogs is a year round proposition. He raises his own squirrel dogs and begins some preliminaries with pups as young as a month old while they’re still in the kennel, deciding which ones of the litter will eventually be sniffing out and treeing squirrels.

Full text of this article is available to subscribers only. Login if you are already a subscriber. If you are not a subscriber, you can subscribe to the online version here.

Bookmark and Share

Running never grows old

in
11-1.jpg

For 85-year-old Bruce Allen (left) of Ruston, running is simply in the blood. In 1992, he and his grandson, then seven-year-old Daniel, ran in the Lincoln General Hospital 5-K. Several weeks ago, the elder Allen ran and walked in the “Love of Running” 5K hosted by the Danni Jones Physical Therapy, and he crossed the finish line with two-year-old great granddaughter Parker Lee (center) and five-year-old great grandson Jackson Lee.

Full text of this article is available to subscribers only. Login if you are already a subscriber. If you are not a subscriber, you can subscribe to the online version here.

Bookmark and Share