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05/27/2017 - 10:55pm
Louisiana residents should be on the lookout for a nationwide unclaimed property scam that is targeting citizens in an attempt to steal money and personal information, state Treasurer Ron Henson said. The fraudulent correspondence has been arriving by both mail and email and appears official,...
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05/27/2017 - 10:58pm
One will travel the seas, one will “fly high” just as his brother before him and one will battle on the field. Lincoln Parish trio and best friends Henry Futch, Dan Lindsey and Nicholas Slusher answered the call of their country and will attend the United States Naval Academy at Annapolis, Maryland...
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05/26/2017 - 12:20pm
The incoming head of the Pelican Institute for Public Policy said Thursday his organization wants to create a movement in Louisiana that will push for constitutionally limited government and other conservative principles. “We want to create conditions that let prosperity grow,” Daniel Erspamer said...
05/26/2017 - 12:23pm
ARCADIA — The city of Arcadia has signed agreement to purchase the Factory Stores of America, a popular outlet mall in the city, for $500,000. The announcement was made during ceremonies Thursday at the mall. Arcadia Mayor Eugene Smith said the city council agreed to purchase the 90,000-square-foot...
05/26/2017 - 12:24pm
More charges have been added to list of those faced by two adults and one juvenile in reference to a recent rash of vehicle burglaries in the parish. Jamario Montreal Smith, 18, of 500 South Barnett Springs Road, in Ruston, now faces 22 counts of burglary, while Emerion Holland, 17, of 141 Bennett...

Announcements

Jeff Norsworthy, of Ruston, proudly announces the recent engagement and forthcoming marriage of his daughter, Heather Denise Norsworthy to Caleb Austin Brown, of Ruston. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Hedy Norsworthy; and the late Gervis Norsworthy, of Ruston. Heather is a graduate of...
Kellie Paige Webb, of Lake Charles, and Jacob Ivan Duke, of Ruston, proudly announce their recent engagement and forthcoming marriage. The bride-elect is the daughter of Greg and Tammy Webb, of Lake Charles; and the granddaughter of Phillip and Patty Webb, of Montgomery, Texas; and the late Hebert...

Sports

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GRAMBLING — The Grambling State Lady Tigers went big earlier this week as Pasadena (California) City College center Kailyn Gideon signed to...

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Louisiana Tech’s frontcourt received some more depth on Friday as head coach Eric Konkol announced the signing of junior college center Kyle...

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The Williams Brothers Basketball Program, a nonprofit organization sponosring AAU youth basketball teams, is looking to expand its growing roster...

Editorials

It’s a bit ironic, what with the current controversy over statues of Confederate soldiers, that Memorial Day — the day we observe Monday — grew out of the Civil War. By the...
It may have started as a joke, but then on May 9, Michael Wall, a Ruston native and law enforcement officer, and Shelton Foster Jr., of Dry Prong, and also a law enforcement...