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06/18/2018 - 12:50pm
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06/16/2018 - 10:26pm
Pictured to the left, Volunteer Blythe Babin cuddles a kitten awaiting adoption at the animal shelter. Pictured above is the current Ruston Animal Shelter located on McDonald Avenue. The facility was built in 1967. Pictured below are dog kennels at the existing shelter. The new shelter will be...
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06/16/2018 - 10:58pm
The city of Ruston wants to change the image of animal control. “We are trying to elevate it to its rightful public perception,” said Robert Brooks, of Studio Brooks + Emory, the architectural firm that designed the $2.3 million shelter that will become the focal point of the department’s...
06/16/2018 - 10:59pm
BATON ROUGE (AP) — Louisiana patients could soon get more details about what happens at the pharmacy counter and whether they’ve gotten the most affordable medication for an ailment. In the regular legislative session, lawmakers passed a package of bills requiring more transparency about the...
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06/16/2018 - 11:02pm
Pictured above are dancers with the Black Sapphire Dance Company entertained the crowd during Saturday’s Juneteenth Parade in Grambling. Pictured below are children playing in a water slide set up for the festival.

Announcements

Neill and Barbara Kirkland celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a family cruise to the Bahamas. They were married June 22, 1968 at New Light Baptist Church in Mangham. They have two sons, Neill and wife Amy; Jon and wife Pam; and four grandchildren, Joey, Elise, Jon Reid and Annabelle...
Don and Sandra Newman Dyson, of Ruston, recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary. Don and Sandra met on a blind date, set up by a fraternity brother of Don’s, on Sept. 24, 1965. The couple wed June 1, 1968, at Trinity United Methodist Church in Ruston. A celebration was held at the Coeur...

Sports

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CHOUDRANT — Shreveport’s Charlie Flynn was flying high Friday afternoon thanks to some help from a handful of birdies.

After shooting even...

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There will be plenty of Lincoln Parish flavor in the Ark-La-Tex Sports Museum of Champions 2018 induction class.

Former Ruston High School...

During the first weekend of June, the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries hosted a Women’s Fishing Workshop at the Grand Isle Fisheries...

Editorials

All we can hope is that the third time really is the charm. Last month, we joined our voice with others throughout the state in begging the Louisiana Legislature to make its...
For Larry Wright, this is the problem — where to put all of his awards won during a highly successful career. From high school and college to the pro ranks, both inside and...