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.

November 16th, 2013

Techsters fall at Virginia in 95-82 shootout

in

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. — Lulu Perry scored 22 points and Whitney Frazier added 17 points and 10 rebounds but Louisiana Tech couldn’t overcome Virginia’s hot shooting as the Cavaliers defeated the Lady Techsters 95-82 before 3,507 fans at the John Paul Jones Arena Saturday afternoon.
After a first half that saw UVA (2-1) take a 33-25 lead into the locker room, both teams exploded offensively over the final 20 minutes of play as the Cavaliers outscored Tech (0-2) 62-57 in the final half. UVA also capitalized on 21 Tech turnovers that led to a 20-6 advantage in fast break points.

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 volleyball falls at Tulane

in

NEW ORLEANS — The Tulane Green Wave proved too strong for Louisiana Tech as the Lady Techsters fell to the home team, 3-0 (25-14, 25-16, 25-18), Friday night at Devlin Fieldhouse in New Orleans.
Tulane controlled the match over the course of three sets, as the Green Wave prevented Tech from leading at any point throughout the match.
Tech (7-21, 1-12 C-USA) came within two points of Tulane (25-3, 11-2 C-USA) midway through the first set, but the Green Wave pulled ahead by winning 10 of the next 11 points in the set to take a 1-0 lead early on.

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

Local elementary students attend jump rope workshop

in
Workshop.jpg

On Saturday, students from local elementary schools participated in a jump rope workshop at A.E. Phillips with The Heart Throbbers Team and The High Velocity Team from Texas.
Katie Hall, the director of the event, said the students learned how many jump roping skills.
“The children learned single rope skills, partner rope skills and double dutch skills,” Hall said.
The jump roping teams said they had just as much fun as the children did.

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

Howard School receives grant

in
The Howard School.jpg

The Howard School in Ruston recently received a grant from Claiborne Electric Cooperative’s Operation Round Up program.
The school was awarded $1,645 to purchase five mini iPads for classroom use. According to teacher Jennifer Blake, who applied for the grant, the technology will be used to differentiate instruction according to a student’s individual educational needs.

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

Focusing on fire safety early

in
LPFDWilliamsClass2013 C.jpg

Members of the Lincoln Parish Fire District made a visit to Mrs. Williams’ second grade class at Hillcrest Elementary School recently. Captain Dustin St. Andre and Driver J. Jenkins shared with the class fire safety tips, showed them the various components of their fire gear and even let them look through a thermal imaging camera. The class then went outside to take a group picture with the firefighters and the LPFD Fire Truck.

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

NT@R, Tech work together

in
WHITLOCKtech.jpg

New Tech @ Ruston teacher Dustin Whitlock is seen presenting an overview of project development during a recent collaboration between NT@R and Louisiana Tech University. Students from EDCI 471, a classroom management course within Tech’s College of Education, met in the new NT@R facility where they learned about the history of the program, the day-to-day implementation and how to develop and facilitate project-based learning.

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

Hillcrest Honor Roll List

in

Hillcrest has released the names of those students who have achieved the honor roll for the second six-week grading period.
Principal’s List

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

Simsboro High Honor Roll

in

Simsboro High School has released the names of those students who achieved the honor roll list for the first nine-week grading period.
“A” Honor Roll
Seventh grade: Andrew Cole, Samantha Eckert, Sophia Green, Madison Jones, Valerie Lay, Maritsa Olguin, Kayle Pyles and Julie Anna Smith
Eighth grade: Johana Escobedo, Camby Grant, Madison Griffith, Zachary Musgrove, Kelcie Sneed and Landon Wilhite
Ninth grade: Katie Durrett, Bailee Taylor and Maggie Watts

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

Local shopping funds 13th check

This Thanksgiving, Lincoln Parish educators have a little something extra for which to be thankful. On Friday, employees of the school district will receive their annual November supplemental — or 13th — check.
Certified personnel — which includes teachers and administrators — have an extra $2,450 in their pockets, while support personnel — which includes secretaries, food service personnel and maintenance personnel, among others — have an extra $1,225 to spend this holiday season.

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

Kiwanis Club thanks citizens

in

Thanks so much to the citizens of Ruston and Lincoln Parish for another successful Kiwanis Club Pancake Day fundraiser. More than 3,000 plates of pancakes, bacon, sausage and drinks were served on Nov. 8. Many people ate pancakes at the Ruston Civic Center and enjoyed fellowshipping with one another. Some businesses bought carry outs and fed employees at their work place.

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