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Wednesday, September 28, 2016 - 12:11pm
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Approximately 86 local businesses will partner with 20 Lincoln Parish schools to help with community outreach programs through the 2016-17 school year. The Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commerce and Lincoln Parish ACHIEVE collaboration celebrated the programs ninth year with a kick-off event and luncheon Tuesday at the Ruston Civic Center. Melanie Colvin, Lincoln Preparatory School assistant director, said the program helps in a number of ways including helping fund several scheduled events at the school such as teacher appreciation day, incentive activities and parent-teacher conferences. “We...

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08/30/2016
The Ruston Community Theatre will host the 26th annual RusTony Awards from 6-7 p.m. today at the Dixie Center for the Arts. Attendees will be entertained with a short scene from each of the previous...
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08/29/2016
Grambling State University Interim Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs Ellen D. Smiley has named new deans at two of the university’s colleges. Smiley said the moves are aimed at...
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08/29/2016
O.K. “Buddy” Davis never scored a touchdown, made a tackle, swung a bat or pulled down a rebound, but his prominent place in the history of north Louisiana sports is secure. As the executive sports...
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08/29/2016
Former Ruston High School football coach Billy Laird, who passed away last summer, was honored Saturday with a Bayou Jamb Lifetime Achievement Award. Pictured is Billy Laird’s widow Brenda picking up...
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08/28/2016
An artist’s life is not always easy. Sarah Albritton is proof of that. When she was young, her mother, feeling she could not raise Albritton and her sisters, left them with various family members....
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08/28/2016
The animal rights organization PETA is offering a reward of up to $5,000 for help in nabbing the person who taped a dog’s mouth shut. The dog was found Tuesday near Grambling after a nearly 12-hour...
08/27/2016
Robert “Demp” Smith, Ruston High School’s first African American head football coach, will be honored Friday by the Lincoln Parish School Board and RHS. A reception will be held from 11:30 a.m.-1:30...
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08/27/2016
About 100 people gathered under a bright morning sun Saturday to praise the legacy of the late Ruston Alderman Elmore D. Mayfield and rename the city’s largest park in his honor. “We’re going to make...
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08/27/2016
Jerry Mulhearn, right, of West Monroe, won the Honda 250 Recon given away at McKinney Honda’s 31st annual Fall Open House. Richie McKinney. left, reported a record number of people who came by the...
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08/27/2016
The Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting ceremony for the grand opening of FanBase, owned by Heather Walker and located at 110 Park Ave. in Ruston. Selling Louisiana Tech apparel...