SUbscriber Login | NEW SUBSCRIPTION  

Top News

Tuesday, June 27, 2017 - 11:43am
boy.jpg
A former Ruston Junior High School seventh grader recently placed fourth in the 2016 National You Be the Chemist Competition in Washington, D.C. Jonathan Gunasekaran, 13, received scholarship money, a TI-84 Plus calculator and other science-related prizes. You Be the Chemist Competitions are contests in which students are questioned on science and chemistry-related material throughout a day-long, 11-round of academic challenge. Jonathan represented Lincoln Parish in the last two national competitions. His brother, Benjamin, placed ninth in the 2015 National You Be the Chemist Competition. In...

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.
06/22/2017
Tropical Depression Cindy has changed course and now appears to have Lincoln Parish in her sights. “It looks like it’s kind of traveling right toward us now,” Kipp Franklin, Lincoln Parish director...
06/22/2017
Lincoln Parish residents will have the opportunity to dive and cool off at the Lincoln Parish Park water beginning June 30, said Park Director James Ramsaur. “We tested the water to make sure it is...
06/21/2017
Dustin Lott traveled across north Ruston this week to discover the 2017 Louisiana Peach Festival Peach Hunt prize Tuesday at the Rock Island Greenway and receive a $500 cash prize. “It’s truly a...
lionking.jpg
06/21/2017
The Ruston Community Theatre presents their second production of the year — “The Lion King Jr.” Above left is Rafiki, played by Anna Katherine Thompson. Right, Nala, played by Alma Moegle, and Simba...
06/21/2017
Louisiana Peach Festival events planned for outdoors Friday afternoon have been canceled and the evening concerts relocated in anticipation of excessive rainfall from Tropical Storm Cindy. But...
062017 UncleKracker C.jpg
06/20/2017
One of the favorite parts of Ruston’s annual big event for many people are the sweet sounds of the Louisiana Peach Festival concerts. This year is no exception, with a returning fan favorite and a...
06/20/2017
Ruston’s Planning and Zoning Commission on Monday turned down a developer’s request to grant his project conditional use approval under the residential permanent open space option in the city’s...
06/19/2017
Ruston’s utility customer service office has moved back to City Hall. The office, located on the first floor, opened for business this morning. Also as of today, visitors to City Hall are no longer...
06/19/2017
More than 30 Lincoln Parish school district educators and several administrators attended the 2017 Louisiana Teacher Leader Summit this month to share “knowledge, learn new skills and prepare for the...
06/19/2017
This year there will be more than a congratulatory handshake for the winners of the Louisiana Peach Festival Cookery Contest. The adult grand prize will be $1,000 worth of products from Le Creuset,...