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Saturday, July 23, 2016 - 11:28pm
Ruston residents have the opportunity to show their support for local law enforcement agencies and each other during an All Lives Matter rally set for 6:30 p.m. July 31 at the Lincoln Parish Library Events Center. The rally is sponsored by the city of Ruston and is the idea of District 2 Alderwoman Angela Mayfield and Shonta Kelly. “It started just looking at Facebook and the various things that are going on in country, the killings and things that are senseless,” Kelly said. She said she doesn’t want the violence to spread to Ruston and believes the way to keep that from happening is for...

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07/19/2016
Ralph Bruce was named Dubach’s fire department representative to the Lincoln Parish Fire Protection District No. 1 Board of Commissioners. Bruce takes over the position immediately after the town...
07/19/2016
A Ruston man remains in the Lincoln Parish Detention Center charged with armed robbery stemming from an alleged incident at an illegal dice game. Germil Deantonious Rhone, 23, of 1406 Cardinal St.,...
07/18/2016
The Baton Rouge law enforcement community is still trying to deal with the “total shock and heartbreak” of Sunday’s police ambush, Lincoln Parish Sheriff Mike Stone said this morning. Stone went to...
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07/18/2016
Sheriff Deputy Donte Powell (top photo) interacts with children during the Boys and Girls Club Moving and Grooving Summer camp last week at Louisiana Tech University. Left photo, Zyoe Bell, 10, of...
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07/18/2016
One Ruston Junior High School science teacher recently won the 2016 National Association of Geoscience Teachers’ Louisiana Outstanding Earth Science Teacher and attended Texas A&M University’s G-...
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07/16/2016
Louisiana Lt. Gov. Billy Nungesser visited Louisiana Tech University Wednesday to learn more about Sci-TEC, the school’s Science and Technology Education Center and efforts by Tech’s College of...
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07/16/2016
A Ruston utility worker is barely visible near the center of the photo as he works inside the McDonald Avenue substation to restore power to about one-third of the city left dark Friday afternoon...
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07/16/2016
Haley Perot is living her dream. The Alexandria native and Louisiana Tech University graduate is Ruston’s new Main Street director and Community Coordinator. “I think this is always the kind of job I...
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07/16/2016
The Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commerce recently held a Ribbon Cutting ceremony for Crumbs Catering, one of Ruston’s newest caterers located at 250 Louisiana Highway 33 in Ruston. Chefs Jodie Morphew...
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07/15/2016
Approximately 1,400 Lincoln Parish utility customers were still without electricity this morning, as a result of unexpected straight-line winds that whipped across much of North Central Louisiana...