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01/18/2019 - 8:20am
The concept of the “American dream” teaches that anyone who works hard and applies himself can achieve prosperity and stability. However, new statistics from United Way’s ALICE project would suggest this idea does not hold true in Louisiana and Lincoln Parish today. The latest ALICE (Asset Limited...
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01/18/2019 - 8:27am
Pictured above is work being done Wednesday on the new Intergrated Science and Engineering Building being constructed at Louisiana Tech University. Tech officials have said the $37 million building is expected to be completed by mid-May and open for use by fall.
01/18/2019 - 8:28am
Two Louisiana Tech University faculty members and three students were key collaborators on an international education project to provide online classes to students and teachers around the world. The collaboration involved a massive open online class (MOOC) for teaching visual design to students...
01/18/2019 - 8:29am
ATLANTA (AP) — A Georgia man who traded his car for an antitank rocket, guns and explosives in a plot to storm the White House is under arrest, authorities said. Hasher Jallal Taheb, 21, of Cumming, was arrested in an FBI sting operation Wednesday and is charged with attempting to damage or destroy...
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01/18/2019 - 8:36am
ARCADIA — Lincoln Preparatory School remained undefeated in district play as the Panthers took a 72-68 road win at Arcadia on Tuesday. Chanse Robinson double-doubled to lead the Panthers with 31 points while adding 11 rebounds along with two assists and two steals. Treun Ford added 21 points for...

Announcements

Chris and Lisa Barr, of Ruston, are proud to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Sara Kate Barr, of Ruston, to Tyler Warren, of Castor. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Helen Reeves, of Ruston; and the late W.C. Reeves; and the late A.M. and late Theo Barr....
John and Kim Ward are pleased to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Anna Christian Ward, of Dallas, Texas, formerly of Ruston, to Lucas Carl Weaver, of Garland, Texas. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of the late Christian A. Fast and late Martha Sue Fast; and...

Sports

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Louisiana Tech missed winning the program’s first regular season conference title by less than a full game last year, as a tough three-game sweep...

Louisiana Tech fans are invited to attend a joint baseball/softball Fan Day, that is set for 11 a.m. Feb. 2 at J.C. Love Field at Pat Patterson...

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NORFOLK, Virginia — Louisiana Tech found itself in yet another close game on the road, but Old Dominion’s go-ahead field goal with 18 seconds left...

Editorials

“Life’s most persistent and urgent question is: What are you doing for others?” — The Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. Martin Luther King, Jr. devoted his life to equality,...
I believe all of you know who I’m rooting for in today’s NFC Championship game. Undeniably, I’m a hardcore Who Dat. But I have to admit to having mixed feelings about the AFC...