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Sunday, December 4, 2016 - 12:33am
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It was a good news/bad news kind of Saturday for Lincoln Parish college football fans. The Grambling State Tigers turned in the good as the Tigers battled back to defeat Alcorn State 27-20 in the Southwestern Athletic Conference championship game at NRG Stadium in Houston while Louisiana Tech fell 58-44 to Western Kentucky in the Conference USA title contest in Bowling Green, Kentucky. In a rematch of last year’s SWAC championship game that Grambling lost 49-21, the Tigers fell behind early in this year’s match-up. Alcorn State jumped out to a 17-0 lead at halftime, but the Tigers opened the...

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12/02/2016
Natalie Richardson who plays Mary Hatch, left, and Dusty Hampton who plays George Bailey, right, in the Ruston Community Theatre’s production of “It’s a Wonderful Life” act out a scene during a...
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12/02/2016
The Wiggin’ Out Foundation received a $11,057 check recently from Lincoln ACHIEVE, the Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commerce and Lincoln Parish Schools. The money raised came from the first service...
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12/02/2016
With the flip of a switch, Christmas came to downtown Ruston on Thursday. At precisely 6 p.m., Mayor Ronny Walker and four local youngsters pushed a ceremonial 8-foot-tall switch that turned on...
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12/01/2016
FARMERVILLE — A tainter gate on the T.T. Fields Memorial Spillway were opened Tuesday morning to allow the draw down of Lake D’Arbonne to remain around five feet below pool stage. A storm system that...
12/01/2016
Community stakeholders have the opportunity to review and provide feedback on a initial draft of the revised state’s science standards for grades kindergarten through 12th grade. Citizens are invited...
12/01/2016
As holiday shopping begins, families start to think about sitting down and creating their shopping lists. Each list is filled with items that mean something to the person they are meant to be...
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12/01/2016
GRAMBLING — Grambling State University will start the new year with a new era for its athletics department as GSU President Rick Gallot announced Thursday that he has tabbed Paul Bryant as the school...
11/30/2016
With the decorating of trees and anticipation of a visit from Santa Claus, the holiday season has officially begun in Lincoln Parish and the Ruston Community Theatre is ready to present its...
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11/30/2016
Recently named No. 9 in the Southeast Tourism Society’s Top 20 Festival and Event list for December, the North Central Louisiana Arts Council’s Holiday Arts Tour will kick off at 5 p.m. Friday in...
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11/30/2016
Elected officials joined local cycling enthusiasts and Chamber of Commerce representatives Tuesday to turn the first shovelfuls of dirt on Phase 1 of the Rock Island Greenway biking and walking path...