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01/23/2017 - 12:00pm
The Lincoln Parish school system will look into several new opportunities opened after the schools district was declared unitary, school Superintendent Mike Milstead said Friday. Those opportunities include branching out into the science, technology, engineering and mathematics initiative, creating...
01/23/2017 - 12:02pm
For many business professionals, the opportunity to return to college to obtain a master’s degree is hindered by work schedules. But with the introduction of Louisiana Tech College of Business’s hybrid program, employees will be able to earn a degree while maintaining their current jobs. Doug...
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01/23/2017 - 12:05pm
Travis Napper, president and CEO of the Ruston Lincoln Convention & Visitors Bureau was installed as president of the Louisiana Association of Convention & Visitors Bureau’s Board of Directors during the association’s January meeting in Thibodaux. “I am honored to be serving LACVB as well...
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01/21/2017 - 9:26pm
Honor Roll Second Nine Weeks Principal’s List: First grade: Passion Augustus, Eian Cripps, Hannah Daulton, Brayden Hollins, Avery Magee, Naomi Smith, Jermyia Williams, Joli Williams, Eren Wilson Second grade: Roper Allen, Bailee Harrison, Aubrey Hudson, Tristen Johnsonn, Deontay Mitchell, Cooper...
01/21/2017 - 9:30pm
Chastain Wardlaw, returns to Lincoln Parish and has joined Bank of Ruston as Vice President, Business Development. Wardlaw, a Louisiana Tech University graduate with a Masters Degree in Liberal Arts is a longtime resident of Ruston. Wardlaw and his wife of 40 years, Kiki, have three children,...

Announcements

Mike and Valerie Liles, of Haughton, are pleased to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter Leigh Anne Liles to Justin Post, of Ruston. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of the late Doris and Al Bantle; the late Yvonne Bunting; Joe Liles, of Haughton; and Tom Bunting...
Ashley Harper Binns, of Ruston, and David Winfield McCandless, of Winston-Salem, North Carolina, were united in holy matrimony at 2 p.m. Dec. 31 at The Bridge Community Church. The double ring ceremony was officiated by Kevin Johnson. The bride is the daughter of Steve and Janet Wilson, of Ruston...

Sports

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The Mean Green hung around for the first half, but that was all they could muster as Louisiana Tech used a second half run to put things...

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Two NFL seasons ago, Larry Donnell was in the bright spotlight that defines New York.
There were few fans in the “Big Apple” who weren’...

DENTON, Texas — With Louisiana Tech clinging to a two-point lead in the final minutes of Saturday’s Conference USA game at North Texas, the...

Editorials

One of the reasons Ruston and Lincoln Parish are such good places to live is the community mindedness of its citizens. Eight individuals and two groups that made outstanding...
To borrow from the oft-quoted opening phrase of Charles Dickens’ novel, A Tale of Two Cities, “It was the best of times, it was the worst of times … .” That line, penned in...