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.

January 4th, 2013

Simsboro Post Office in limbo

in
Remaining open, partial service in village options
010413 Simsboro post office 1 C.jpg

SIMSBORO — There is still hope that the Simsboro Post Office will remain open. And if it does close, some of its services could be available at a building on Main Street that was designed to serve as a community center.
During a community meeting last night at Simsboro High School, these were a few conclusions reached as the village’s residents interacted with representatives from the U.S. Postal Service.

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

Explosion hurts one at ULM

in

Late Thursday morning State Fire Marshal investigators responded to a reported explosion, which injured a university employee, on the campus of the University of Louisiana Monroe.

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

Elio Motors to set up shop in old Shreveport GM factory

in

On Thursday, Gov. Bobby Jindal announced that Elio Motors plans to assemble new vehicles at the former General Motors Shreveport plant. Elio Motors Inc. plans to create 1,500 new direct jobs by late 2015 paying an average annual salary of $47,700, plus benefits, as well as make a capital investment in excess of $100 million.

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

Tech to present Opera Workshop

in

The Louisiana Tech University Theatre announces the cast for the Winter Quarter production of “Opera Workshop: Love and Luck,” directed by Lisa Maxedon.
Performances are scheduled to run at 7:30 p.m. Jan. 15-16 and 18-19 in Stone Theatre, located in the Howard Center for the Performing Arts, on the corner of Adams Boulevard and West Arizona Avenue.

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

Two Ruston natives to perform at the Dixie

010413 Art Talk BW.jpg

When I first got word that Grant Terry was planning a Ruston concert at the Dixie Center for the Performing Arts in 2013, I immediately recalled the time I saw the young artist playing on a summer day in Railroad Park. North Central Louisiana Arts Council presented free concerts in the park with an array of young talent from around the region. Terry was one of those who really stood out while he performed his songs as only a writer can.

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

Agape Hospice donates to area physicians

010413 Agape  C.jpg

Agape Hospice Group, of West Monroe, recently donated food baskets to various physicians over the holiday season for them to select a patient which to present a basket. Pictured above is Dr. William Sanders of Green Clinic and his staff members accepting a basket.

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

Techsters host UTA Saturday

in
Bulldogs, Grambling teams have road league games
010413 Shelton C.jpg

Home games accentuate the opening weeks of the new year for Louisiana Tech University’s Lady Techsters.
Starting on Saturday, the Techsters will be appearing on the Karl Malone Court of the Thomas Assembly Center for three consecutive times.
Head Coach Teresa Weatherspoon and her team will meet the University of Texas-Arlington on Saturday, to be followed by a Thursday contest against Texas State and then a Jan. 12 meeting.
All of those games are in the Western Athletic Conference.

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

Warner, White earn invitations to All-Star Game

in
100212 WARNER ACTION C.jpg

Maybe there wasn’t a bowl game for Louisiana Tech University’s football team this year, but there will be an extra game for two valuable seniors on the roster.
Former Ruston High School star Stephen Warner and wide receiver Myles White will represent the Bulldogs in the 2013 National Football Players Association Collegiate Bowl to be played on Jan. 19 at the Home Depot Center on the campus of Calfornia State University Dominguez Hills, Calif.

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

Ruston High’s Ivan Wilson named for Showcase event

in
wilson.jpg

Ivan Wilson, Jr. spent portions of last summer participating in All-Star baseball games.
And while an illness — chest congestion, flu-like symptoms — will prevent him from participating, the senior outfielder at Ruston High School has been selected for the Perfect Game USA Baseball World Showcase to be held this weekend in Fort Myers, Fla.
Wilson was one of 100 top-rated prep players from throughout the country chosen for the event which is sanctioned by Major League Baseball and will be held Saturday and Sunday at Terry Park in Fort Myers.

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

Cornbread a tasty tradition

in
Carter, Bill.jpg

Andy Griffin was credited with disputing the mathematical equation of “pi are square” with a correction of “pie are round, cornbread are square.” Being a Southerner, he should have known better.
“Cornbread are round, brownies are square.” We’re talking iron skillet round.
Cornbread is the ultimate comfort food for me. I like it buttered, chased with a glass of sweet tea or crumbled up in a large glass and drowned in cold butter milk.
Cornbread demands smothering love. You can cover under a blanket of chicken and dumplings or you can plaster with a ladle of thick, brown gravy.

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