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04/20/2018 - 2:19pm
Beginning at 8 a.m. Saturday, a Plein Air Competition will be hosted in the Ruston Cultural District. Plein Air is a 19th-century style of painting outdoors, or with a strong sense of the open air that became a central feature of French impressionism. Kacey Richard, co-founder of the competition,...
04/20/2018 - 2:20pm
The Louisiana Tech University Student Health Center will host the 23rd Annual Wellness Fair from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday in the TONK, located on the first floor of the Student Center. Paige Pickett, student heath center director, said they hope to share knowledge during the event. “The Student...
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04/20/2018 - 2:21pm
Louisiana Tech University School of Design faculty members Whitney Causey, left, and Nick Bustamante, right, assemble scaffolding in preparation of beginning the final in a series of downtown murals, this one on the north wall of the Louisiana Center for the Blind. The mural will read “Ruston” in...
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04/19/2018 - 11:35am
The driver of this Ford Focus walked away uninjured this morning after he lost control of his vehicle and rolled it over on Highway 80 east of Georgia Avenue. No other information was available as of press time.
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04/19/2018 - 11:43am
Grab a trash bag and your used electronics. It’s time to clean up around Ruston. From 8 a.m. until 1 p.m., Saturday, the Keep Lincoln Parish Beautiful organization will hold its version of the Great American Cleanup. Residents can not only to get rid of old computers and accessories, but also...

Announcements

Emily Compton, of Ruston, and Braden Hilton, of Ruston, announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage. The bride-elect is the daughter of Linnea and Teddy Allen, of Ruston, and John and Karen Compton, of Shreveport. Emily is the granddaughter of William Compton, of Shreveport, and the late...
Lisa and Larry Causey, of Ruston, announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Leslie Causey, to Tyler Saterfield, of West Monroe. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Wayne and Patsy Causey, of Ruston; and Glenda Ortego and the late Nelson Oretego, of Quitman. Leslie is a...

Sports

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Cedar Creek’s Chandler Hay awaits the ball as a Delta Charter baserunner slides safely back to first base Thursday. Delta Charter won the game 11-...

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CHOUDRANT — Sulphur — it’s the smell of sweet of success for Louisiana high school softball teams.

And a gritty performance by Choudrant...

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Ruston High School pitcher Graham Hanes went the distance, giving up only five hits Thursday to lead the Bearcats to a 9-3 home win over Pineville...

Editorials

We at the Ruston Daily Leader consider ourselves to be your community watchdog, so we’re asking that our readers help us help them by giving us questions we all need answered...
On your marks, get set and get ready to cheer on the Ruston High School Motorsports Team and Louisiana Tech University Eco Car team. Both local schools will look to place in...