SUbscriber Login | NEW SUBSCRIPTION  
Friday, August 18, 2017 - 11:49am
jean jones.jpg
Editor’s note: Quotes from Civil War letters are printed in the original form. Amid the Civil War uniforms, flags, weapons, and photographs, there are several small objects that silently capture the attention of every visitor to the current exhibit in the Union Museum of History and Art in Farmerville. The intriguing items are letters. Simple, yet profound, letters. All were written by young uneducated soldiers, lonely for home and family, fearful of death, and bewildered by the horrors they witnessed. “Dear Mother,” begins William H.H. Kennedy’s letter to Permelia Kennedy of Farmerville on...

Lifestyles

  • 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.
101115 RHS Program Cover C.jpg
10/10/2015
Ruston High School Homecoming Court has been announced. The court will be presented during the 2015 Homecoming Game on Oct. 16. Bottom row: Senior Maid Molly Morgan, Senior Maid Isabelle Mays, Senior...
100915 Flag Carrier.jpg
10/10/2015
Ruston rural letter carrier Mike Froelich was tapped to carry the MIA/POW flag during the National Rural Letter Carriers Association convention in Reno, Nevada, in August. This year marked the first...
10/10/2015
The regular monthly meeting of the Ruston Culture Guild was held at the home of member Lou Ropp. Co-hostesses were Helen Reeves and Donna White.
10/10/2015
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...
Stickney, Tess.jpg
10/09/2015
With the welcomed break from the summer heat, fall is the perfect opportunity to get out of the house and enjoy some of the art opportunities that are happening throughout our region. Take a drive...
10/07/2015
The September meeting which began the Pierian year was held in the lovely home of Bobbie Sue Lann. Linda Richmond and Kathey Roane, co-hosted by helping to serve a delicious lemon ice-box- dessert...
10/03/2015
Junior Auxiliary of Ruston welcomed its incoming provisional class for the 2015-2016 year with a Pearl Reception hosted by Life Members Gwen Barron, Tami Davis, Stacey Denny, Adrianne Haddox,...
10/03/2015
Junior Auxiliary of Ruston is pleased to announce that the Greenville, MS based nonprofit organization, National Association of Junior Auxiliaries, is currently accepting applications for its...
100215 Girl Scouts C.jpg
10/03/2015
Area Girl Scouts and their leaders came to Townsend House Gifts last week to help unload pumpkins for the 11th Annual Pumpkin Patch for DART. “We almost always have scouts come and help us,” said...
10/03/2015
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...