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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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07/02/2016
Temple Baptist Church will try to “Heal Our Land” with the help of a standout singer-songwriter with local ties as it holds its 19th annual patriotic celebration starting at 7:30 p.m. today with...
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07/02/2016
To be Miss Louisiana, it takes more than just a pretty face, and Justine Ker, the newly crowned winner of the pageant, has the brains and inspirational quality to earn her title. The Ruston native —...
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07/02/2016
JPS Ford officially broke ground recently on its new dealership property on Gap Farm Road in Arcadia. The Bienville Parish Chamber of Commerce and the Arcadia Mayor’s Office, along with family and...
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07/02/2016
HOUSTON — EY announced recently that Kyle McDonald, CEO of Argent Financial Group, one of the largest independent southern wealth management firms, received the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2016...
07/01/2016
The addition of a 50-bed dormitory would give the Lincoln Parish Detention Center needed bed space and save money over the long run, detention center Warden Jim Tuten said Thursday. The proposed dorm...
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07/01/2016
Top photo: Members of the community gathered during the Candle Light Vigil of Remembrance and Hope Thursday evening by the Lady of the Mist on the Louisiana Tech University campus. Mallory Garza, a...
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07/01/2016
As Lincoln Parish lights up the sky with fireworks celebrating Independence Day, local officials urge residents to stay safe and remember not all cities allow shooting fireworks. Ruston Police...
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06/30/2016
The Ruston Daily Leader won 28 awards in the Louisiana Press Association’s Better Newspaper Editorial Competition and Better Newspaper Advertising Competition for 2015. The honors include first-place...
06/30/2016
A vigil for the victims involved in the Orlando massacre will take place from 8:30-9:30 p.m. today at Louisiana Tech University’s Lady of the Mist. Mallory Garza, a counseling psychology doctoral...
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06/30/2016
John Paul Collins grew up listening to his grandmother tell stories about life on the family farm. “She’d tell me it was hard,” he said. “And it was,” Collins’ father, John Collins said. “...