SUbscriber Login | NEW SUBSCRIPTION  

Archive - Article

  • warning: Parameter 2 to ad_flash_adapi() expected to be a reference, value given in /var/www/vhosts/rustonleader.com/httpdocs/includes/module.inc on line 497.
  • warning: Parameter 2 to ad_flash_adapi() expected to be a reference, value given in /var/www/vhosts/rustonleader.com/httpdocs/includes/module.inc on line 497.
  • warning: Parameter 2 to ad_flash_adapi() expected to be a reference, value given in /var/www/vhosts/rustonleader.com/httpdocs/includes/module.inc on line 497.
  • warning: Parameter 2 to ad_flash_adapi() expected to be a reference, value given in /var/www/vhosts/rustonleader.com/httpdocs/includes/module.inc on line 497.
  • warning: Parameter 2 to ad_flash_adapi() expected to be a reference, value given in /var/www/vhosts/rustonleader.com/httpdocs/includes/module.inc on line 497.

May 10th, 2014

Elected officials aren’t leaders

in

It saddens and maddens me that too few of our elected officials are real leaders. I mean the kind of leader who puts his/herself aside for the betterment of the whole, has moral character and lives by traditional principles.  Leadership means having vision, discipline and common sense. Leaders mean what they say and say what they mean. Leaders believe in freedom, justice and truth.  A true leader communicates well and offers solutions to problems. Leaders are self reliant, not self serving.  They do not lie or redefine terms to confuse people.  Too many of our leaders do not possess these trai

Full text of this article is available to subscribers only. Login if you are already a subscriber. If you are not a subscriber, you can subscribe to the online version here.

Bookmark and Share

Thankful for automotive service

in

After listening to the “horror” stories of some friends and family about their service department experiences at their local car dealership, (a different dealership than I have used), I feel the need to express my  admiration and appreciation to my dealership service department. 
I purchased a vehicle from Courtesy Automotive and was amazed at the quick service I received while it was under warranty. 
So, when the warranty ran out I went back to this dealership and told them I wanted another car, just like the one I was driving.

Full text of this article is available to subscribers only. Login if you are already a subscriber. If you are not a subscriber, you can subscribe to the online version here.

Bookmark and Share

Rocking out with the King, a Grammy nominee

in
Irby, Marna.jpg

This has been yet another week with things buzzing as usual.
One of the things I enjoyed was the Elvis Presley impersonator who came to perform for us. He was really good and I believe he even outdid Elvis swiveling his hips. Plus — was kissing all the little old ladies. When he got to me, I extended my hand. I wasn’t as happy with my Coke as some of them were.
They have happy hour here every Friday evening and bring in entertainment. I never go, since I’m not interested in drinking and don’t usually know who the artist is for the evening, but I had to go see Elvis.

Full text of this article is available to subscribers only. Login if you are already a subscriber. If you are not a subscriber, you can subscribe to the online version here.

Bookmark and Share

GSU Tiger Men’s Fellowship

050514 bday club C.jpg

The GSU Tiger Men’s Fellowship hosted guest speaker the Rev. L. Martin. Pictured, left to right, are Martin, Joseph Capers, Joseph Miller and Attorney John Belton.

Full text of this article is available to subscribers only. Login if you are already a subscriber. If you are not a subscriber, you can subscribe to the online version here.

Bookmark and Share

Garner is a karate champ

051114 karate kid C.jpg

Olaric Garner won several awards during the 2014 USKA National Championships in Las Vegas, Nev., in late March. He won first place in team fighting, first place in sword fighting and second place in kumite. He said he would like to thank all the people that helped and supported him on his trip, including his instructor David Jordan.

Full text of this article is available to subscribers only. Login if you are already a subscriber. If you are not a subscriber, you can subscribe to the online version here.

Bookmark and Share

Cyber engineering, computer science students take on Cyberstorm challenge

Cyber Storm 2014 is scheduled to make landfall at Louisiana Tech University on Friday.
Computer science and cyber engineering students from Louisiana Tech’s College of Engineering and Science will compete against each other and other unknown intruders from academia, industry and government institutions, in a day-long “hackfest” where student teams will engage in a fierce battle in cyberspace to test their skills in network defense and attack strategies.  Cyber Storm is designed to raise awareness about the problems our society faces in cyberspace.

Full text of this article is available to subscribers only. Login if you are already a subscriber. If you are not a subscriber, you can subscribe to the online version here.

Bookmark and Share

GSU data, planning officer leaves for Wisconsin

050514 gsu nettie C.jpg

GRAMBLING — After several years of service under two Grambling State University presidents, Nettie Daniels, the university’s planning officer in charge of all data and GSU facts, is leaving for another opportunity.
The Mississippi native who has worked in a Louisiana system office will be departing for the Midwest after her last day at Grambling State University on June 30.
“I have accepted an offer from the University of Wisconsin–Platteville as executive director of the office of institutional effectiveness and assessment,” said Daniels, an Alcorn State University alumna.

Full text of this article is available to subscribers only. Login if you are already a subscriber. If you are not a subscriber, you can subscribe to the online version here.

Bookmark and Share

Singing school on tap courtesy of chorus

Lessons set to begin Thursday
051114 piney hills school C.jpg

A free six-session singing school will be available for area women starting Thursday, sponsored by Piney Hills Harmony Chorus of Sweet Adelines.
The lessons will begin Thursday and run through June 19 from 6-7:30 p.m. each Thursday in the fellowship hall of the Presbyterian Church of Ruston, 212 N. Bonner St.

Full text of this article is available to subscribers only. Login if you are already a subscriber. If you are not a subscriber, you can subscribe to the online version here.

Bookmark and Share

Church News

ASSEMBLY OF GOD
First Assembly of God
“Living in the Spirit” class is at 9:45 a.m. Sundays. Children’s church is at 10:45 a.m. Nursery through age 3 is provided at 10:45 a.m. Sundays, by request on Sunday night and at 6 p.m. Wednesday.
BAPTIST
Calvary
Bible study classes begin at 9 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. Worship is also held at 9 a.m. and 10:30 a.m.
Men’s prayer breakfast begins at 6:30 a.m. Tuesday. Wednesday prayer services at 6:30 p.m.
Christ Temple

Full text of this article is available to subscribers only. Login if you are already a subscriber. If you are not a subscriber, you can subscribe to the online version here.

Bookmark and Share

May 9th

Big ‘dawgs’ get top business honors

in
Tech inducts two to Hall of Fame, Business of the Year honored
050914 Hall of Fame C.jpg

The College of Business at Louisiana Tech University in collaboration with the Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commerce held the first annual Hall of Fame Banquet on May 8 at Squire Creek Country Club.
The banquet was set to honor two outstanding businessmen, James Davison and Glen F. Post, as well as Ruston Florist and Boutique, which was selected as Business of the Year by the chamber of commerce.
Dean of the College of Business James Lumpkin presented the evening’s awards and said he was proud to be able to honor leaders in of the community.

Full text of this article is available to subscribers only. Login if you are already a subscriber. If you are not a subscriber, you can subscribe to the online version here.

Bookmark and Share