SUbscriber Login | NEW SUBSCRIPTION  

Top News

Thursday, August 25, 2016 - 11:51am
The city of Ruston got some financial good news Wednesday at the close of bond sales for the Moving Ruston Forward infrastructure program. The sale that was anticipated to bring in $41 million yielded close to $45.7 instead. “I’m just tickled to death,” Mayor Ronny Walker said. “I couldn’t believe it.” The additional roughly $4.7 million came as a result of low interest rates, Toby Cortez, public finance director with Stifel, the investment-banking firm handling the sale, said. “This was a very good time to enter into the bond market,” Cortez said. “The bond sale was very successful and rates...

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.
102213 Fire C.jpg
10/22/2013
Early reports indicate that a fire on Louisiana Highway 3072 will likely result in a total loss. Lincoln Parish and Ruston Fire Department officials were still on scene as of deadline, and no further...
10/22/2013
Business Insider, a news and information website providing financial, tech, entertainment, media and digital industry analysis and commentary, has ranked Louisiana Tech University No. 5 in the nation...
102213 fire at northwood C.jpg
10/22/2013
At 2:16 p.m. Monday, Ruston Fire Department received a 911 call for a possible house fire on Northwood Drive caused by oversized light bulbs in a light fixture. Eric Brazzel, public education...
102113 wastewater 1 C.jpg
10/21/2013
The city of Ruston has won a safety award from the international Water Environment Federation for an accident-free year at the north wastewater treatment plant. The George W. Burke Jr. Facility...
10/21/2013
October is breast cancer awareness month and the month is winding down, but Northern Louisiana Medical Center, partnered with First National Bank, the Ensure Agency and Hampton Inn, is making one...
10/21/2013
The Louisiana Legislative Auditor’s Office says it will continue to monitor two areas of deficiency noted in a recent audit of the Ruston-based Louisiana United Methodist Children and Family Services...
102113 Spooky Decor C.jpg
10/21/2013
Local couple Greg and Debbie Bennett got a lot more than they bargained for when they put in an order for some new spooky figures to add to their Halloween decorations this year. “The company,...
10/20/2013
Lincoln Parish voters dittoed the rest of the 5th Congressional District in tapping state Sen. Neil Riser as the first-place finisher in Saturday’s primary election. But local voters bucked the...
102013 Tech HC 3 C.jpg
10/20/2013
More than 20,000 fans showed up to help Louisiana Tech celebrate its 2013 Homecoming Saturday at Joe Aillet Stadium. Pictured above is the Tech Band of Pride performing for fans in Tailgate Alley...
102013 GSU 2 C.jpg
10/20/2013
GRAMBLING — On Friday morning, Grambling State President Frank Pogue held a press conference pledging his support to the GSU football team, which he said would soon be leaving for a Saturday contest...