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04/25/2017 - 10:41am
Several Ruston High School students were recognized as honorable mentions in an international science competition. Sophomores Tyerell Owens, Sequoyia Graham and Catravion Wright and sophmores AunDrá Lacy, Clayton Nolan and Tyler Mansfield were recognized for their projects in the Toshiba/NSTA...
04/25/2017 - 10:50am
Louisiana Tech University’s College of Engineering and Science recently announced its 2017 Outstanding Students and Faculty. Each Spring Quarter, COES faculty vote to recognize juniors and seniors who demonstrate excellence in the classroom and participate in service through student organizations...
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04/24/2017 - 11:23am
The 2017 Artexpo New York includes two paintings by Ruston’s Hooshang Khorasani. Artblend Gallery of Fort Lauderdale, Florida, selected an abstract and an equine work to display in exhibition that ends today. This is the first time Hooshang’s work has been shown at the annual juried event, which...
04/24/2017 - 11:25am
Officials with Brookshire Grocery Co. announce plans for the 13th Brookshire’s/Super 1 Foods World War II Heroes Flight, which will take WWII veterans to Washington, D.C., to visit the memorial built in their honor, along with several other sites. The all-expenses-paid trip will take place May 29-...
04/24/2017 - 11:26am
Registration for the 2017-18 school year for students in grades kindergarten through 12 will begin on May 1. All new students (except pre-k) need to be registered at the Lincoln Parish School Board Office, 410 South Farmerville Street, Ruston, between 7:30 a.m. and 4 p.m. Students should be...

Announcements

Arthur H. May Sr. and Virginia Adams May will celebrate their 70th wedding anniversary April 16 at their home in Ruston. The couple were married in Simsboro April 16, 1947. They resided in Sacramento, California, for 43 years and moved back to Ruston, in 1993. They are the parents of three...
Ricky and Polly Durrett, of Simsboro, are proud to announce the recent engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Ashley Nicole Durrett, to Lucas Aaron Fraley, of Ruston. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Richard and Nancy Durrett, of Simsboro; and Marilyn Crowe, of Simsboro....

Sports

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Johan Mojica (above) and the Grambling State Tigers will play host to Texas College in a doubleheader set for a 1 p.m. start today at Wilbert...

Louisiana Tech Track and Field recorded a number of top 10 marks this weekend as the Bulldogs and Lady Techsters traveled to the southern half of...

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Jonatvious Gray (above) and the Ruston Bearcats will play host to St. Amant at 5 p.m. today in first-round action of the Class 5A baseball...

Editorials

Terry Bradshaw in 1970. Roger Carr in 1974. Willie Roaf in 1993. Troy Edwards in 1999. And Vernon Butler in 2016. Louisiana Tech has had five players drafted in the first...
It is time for Lincoln Parish to begin cheering on its award-winning, nationally recognized Ruston High School Motorsports Team Eco Cars at the 2017 Shell Eco-marathon...