SUbscriber Login | NEW SUBSCRIPTION  

Top News

Saturday, February 25, 2017 - 9:44pm
Saturday served as commencement for Louisiana Tech University’s 326 winter quarter graduates, and Ronny Walker, mayor of Ruston, served as the event’s keynote speaker. Walker focused on three words to emphasize to the graduates: bold, believe and brave. “I want to encourage you to be bold,” Walker said. “Bold in your work. Bold in your goals and ambitions. Bold with your dreams … Being bold is one reason you are graduating from a nationally recognized university today. It was a bold move by then President Dan Reneau and his staff, one of which is our president today, Dr. Les Guice, who took...

News

  • 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.
02/25/2017
Saturday served as commencement for Louisiana Tech University’s 326 winter quarter graduates, and Ronny Walker, mayor of Ruston, served as the event’s keynote speaker. Walker focused on three words...
02/25/2017
After six years, Grambling residents will begin seeing the first stages of the Safe Routes to School project. The project was authorized by the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development...
02/25/2017
Ruston is hoping to leverage its Louisiana cultural district designation to draw shoppers into the district and ultimately lure more out-of-town visitors. Among other things, the cultural district...
022617 faces - amanda rahn c.jpg
02/25/2017
When Amanda Rahn was 7 years old, her father died in an accident. For a while, she was angry with God. “I was the only girl in my class who didn’t have a dad,” Rahn, now 29, said. But as she got...
Halbrook, Andy 2016.jpg
02/25/2017
International Women’s Day, observed on March 8, celebrates the social, cultural and political achievements of women. Yet, women continue to face many challenges. For one thing, women still encounter...
Conville, Bobby 2014.jpg
02/25/2017
When it comes to investment planning and goal-setting, women often take a different approach than men — which can create both challenges and advantages. Many studies have suggested that, for example...
Moore, Byron 2016.jpg
02/25/2017
Question: My business is growing nicely, but I have no idea when I might want to retire. I just know I will one day. As long as I am confident in my capacity to grow my business, what else do I need...
02/24/2017
Ruston police are asking for the public’s help in locating a man who may be impersonating a police officer. Police received a complaint Wednesday from a citizen reporting they had been stopped early...
Gallot.jpg
02/24/2017
Grambling State University’s nursing program is one step closer to reinstatement. The University of Louisiana System Board of Supervisors voted unanimously Thursday to approve a Letter of Intent for...
Pumphrey.jpg
02/23/2017
Norman Pumphrey, associate professor of civil engineering and program chair of construction engineering technology at Louisiana Tech University, has received the 2017 Professional Engineer Faculty...