SUbscriber Login | NEW SUBSCRIPTION  

Archive - Article

  • 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.

February 12th, 2014

Political candidates run rampant

in
Bergeron, Nancy.jpg

Maybe the fact that the temperature outside went from 17 degrees to 70 degrees in two days’ time had something to do with the flurry of local and regional political activity over the last few weeks.
Ruston Alderman Jim Pearce bowed out of this fall’s mayor’s race, leaving only one announced candidate so far, Ronny Walker, for the city’s top job. Attorney Tommy Rogers tossed his hat into the widening ring of folks who want to be 3rd Judicial District’s next Division B judge.

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

Lady Techsters set to think pink

in
Promotions set for seventh annual Pack the House game
122113 Techsters TSpoon C.jpg

Louisiana Tech hosts Charlotte on Thursday in a nationally-televised Conference USA showdown on Fox Sports Network in the 7th Annual Pack the House game at the Thomas Assembly Center.
Tipoff for the contest between the Lady Techsters and 49ers is set for 8 p.m. as numerous promotions have been set surrounding the nationally televised game which will air on Fox Sports Net.

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

Glen View TOTs entertain Globetrotter, Lady Bearcats fans

in
021014 Kids2 C.jpg

Harlem Globetrotter and Ruston High School basketball fans were entertained at recent basketball games held in the Monroe Civic Center and Ruston High School. Glen View Elementary Teams of Tomorrow (TOT) members, led by Coach Kristie Frasier and Coach Cheryle Buggs, performed at the games dressed in their bright red shirts and dazzled the audiences with their ball-handling skills and showmanship. Pictured above are Glen View TOTs at Ruston High School. Pictured below left is a TOT showing off his two-ball dribbling skills. Pictured below are some of the TOTs with the Globetrotters mascot.

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 hires Assistant AD for Athletic Development

in
Warren, Nate.jpg

Louisiana Tech Athletics Director Tommy McClelland announced last week that the university has hired Nate Warren as the assistant athletic director for development where he will oversee the fundraising efforts for the athletic department.

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

The British are coming to Ruston

The British are coming to Ruston Parks and Recreation.
With the World Cup only a few months away and with around 20 million Americans now playing the sport, the number one soccer company in the United States and Canada, Challenger Sports, has been invited to hold one of their highly regarded “British Soccer Camps” right here in the growing soccer community of Ruston.
RPAR has teamed up to host the week-long “British Soccer Camp” June 9-13 at the Sports Complex, located at 1501 Farmerville St.

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

Pinewood Derby on tap

021214 cub scouts derby C.jpg

Cub Scout Pack 45 is holding its Pinewood Derby at 9 a.m. Saturday at the Ruston Parks and Recreation Gym on James Street. The Thunderbird District Pinewood Derby will follow at 2 p.m. 

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

February 11th

Kupcakes for Kids set for Friday

in
021513 Kupcake C.jpg

It's almost time for the sixth Annual "Kupcakes for the Kids" fundraiser to benefit St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. The event is set from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. Friday at Community Trust Bank Financial Center, located at 1511 N. Trenton St.

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

Brown in the DA race

in
ADA first to throw his name in the hat
021114 Cary Brown C.jpg

Third Judicial District felony prosecutor Cary Brown has become the first officially announced candidate for the district attorney’s job being vacated by retiring DA Bob Levy.
Brown formally announced his candidacy Monday night before a crowd of supporters gathered at Ruston’s Historic Fire Station. The 3rd Judicial District is comprised of Lincoln and Union parishes.
“As a native of Ruston with family also in Union Parish, I can tell you that no one cares more about the citizens of this jurisdiction and their protection than I do,” Brown said.

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

Schools closed today

in

Schools across the parish will be closed today and some will stay closed on Wednesday.
Just after 2 p.m. Monday, Superintendent of Schools Danny Bell said that schools in the Lincoln Parish School System would be closed today and Wednesday due to just released weather information.
"We participated in the National Weather Service webinar," Bell said. "We have made the decision to cancel classes tomorrow and Wednesday. There appears to be a significant threat of ice and freezing rain, especially along the I-20 corridor."

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

Celebrating a ‘Timeless Tradition’

in
Annual event draws more than 200 attendees
021014 timeless1 C.jpg

More than 200 mom’s and daughters carried their dolls to a “Timeless Traditions” movie and tea party hosted by Ruston’s nonprofit group Quota International. During the event, 7-year-old Emory-Cooper Leggett decided to give the most coveted item of the day — a genuine American Girl Doll — away to her best friend, Kady Rowley.
“Kady always wanted one, and I already had Molly, so I gave her Saige,” Emory-Cooper said.

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