SUbscriber Login | NEW SUBSCRIPTION  

Top News

Tuesday, May 3, 2016 - 10:50am
050316 Xerium C.jpg
The long-awaited Tarbutton Road project should be a step closer to going out for bids today. Ruston’s Board of Aldermen on Monday approved what officials hope is the final supplemental agreement with the state Department of Transportation and Development involving the project. Mayor Ronny Walker signed an agreement Monday evening and sent it overnight to DOTD administrators in Baton Rouge. “This agreement designates what part of the roadway around the junior high school is the state’s, is the city’s and is the parish’s,” Walker said. Tarbutton Road runs in front of Ruston Junior High School...

News

  • 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.
08/08/2013
Improvements to a sanitary sewer lift station that serves a large portion of southeast Ruston will begin within the next 30 to 60 days. The city’s Board of Aldermen on Monday accepted San-Tech of...
080813 Math training C.jpg
08/08/2013
Last week, area math teachers finished up a training camp geared toward giving them some fresh ideas for their classes. This is the third year that Lincoln Parish has been able to offer training to...
080813 Sherwin Williams C.jpg
08/08/2013
Sherwin Williams in Ruston is the place to go to find do-it-yourself home project supplies. The brand may be known for its paints, but the store carries a variety of stylish home décor products and...
080813 Bernice Feed and Seed C.jpg
08/08/2013
With hunting season almost here, Bernice Feed, Seed & Hardware has what it takes to bring in the big ones. Now is the time to get ready for deer season, and Bernice Feed and Seed has deer corn,...
Alexander, Rodney.tif
08/07/2013
Because of the gridlock in Washington, Republic Rep. Rodney Alexander, who is the longest-serving U.S. house member from Louisiana, has decided not to run for re-election. “Rather than producing...
080713 Mack 1 C.jpg
08/07/2013
A bronze plaque and brick bench sitting in front of the local school system’s central office building now memorializes the 39 years of service that George Mack Sr. devoted to the parish as part of...
08/07/2013
The Village of Choudrant town council met in regular session Monday night to discuss new business. Minutes from the last meeting were approved by Reagan Aswell and seconded by Ricky Maier. Mayor...
Warrick, Givens arrest mugs.jpg
08/07/2013
The Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s Office and Lincoln Parish Narcotics Enforcement Team teamed up to make two additional arrests for Operation Summer Heat. At approximately 10:57 a.m. Tuesday, Tammy Rena...
080613 Landrieu main C.jpg
08/06/2013
U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu (D-New Orleans) joined a roundtable discussion concerning the Sparta Aquifer Monday at the Lincoln Parish Convention and Visitors Bureau/Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commerce...
080613 RHSBand1 C.jpg
08/06/2013
In the early morning all week residents will be able to see the Ruston High School band practicing their marching drills on the practice field as they prepare for another successful band season this...