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Wednesday, January 17, 2018 - 12:02pm
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The Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commerce 98th Annual Awards Banquet, presented by First National Bank has been rescheduled for 6-8:30 p.m. Thursday at the Ruston Civic Center. Judy Copeland, president of the Chamber, said the event was rescheduled because of the winter weather. The banquet will begin with a wine-and-cheese social. Dinner will be served at 6:45 p.m. Highlights of the event will include the presentation of the chamber’s 2017 Robert E. Russ Award to long-time Ruston businessman J.N. Walpole; the Ruston Rotary Club’s 2017 Bill Best Humanitarian Award to David Abernathy, founder and...

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01/13/2018
The city of Ruston is replacing all of its almost 10,000 residential and commercial water meters with a state-of-the-art automated system that officials say will not only increase the accuracy of...
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01/13/2018
The first female 3rd Judicial District court judge had a career filled with high regard for the law, right decision-making even if there were some hard ones to be made, but most of all, filled with...
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01/13/2018
At the end of last school year, 64 percent of newly graduated second-graders at Ruston’s Glen View Elementary School were performing at or above grade-level expectations in reading. Sixty-three...
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01/12/2018
Just down from the Dixie Center for the Arts sits Ruston’s newest pizza and beer gathering spot — Utility Brewing Company. Karl Puljak and Cassidy Keim take care of the brewing while Dean Norton...
01/12/2018
Grambling State and Louisiana Tech Universities will host two separate Martin Luther King Jr. Day events Monday to observe what would have been the Civil Rights pioneer’s 89th birthday. Both events...
01/12/2018
FARMERVILLE — One of two suspects arrested in connection with a homicide in Ouachita Parish that reached into Union and Morehouse parishes was released from custody on Nov. 1 as part of Louisiana’s...
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01/11/2018
Escape games are the latest entertainment and team=building rage that is sweeping the nation. On Jan. 1, two couples — Jerry and Angela Yarborough and Tara and Eddie Howington opened their own puzzle...
01/11/2018
WINNFIELD — The Sparta Groundwater Commission is expected to begin working with area elected officials to look at potential legislation that could give the commission policymaking, enforcement and...
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01/10/2018
The former state senator and local businessman recently appointed to the Louisiana Board of Regents said education in Louisiana is “imperative” to its future and that citizen participation can make a...
01/10/2018
CHOUDRANT — Joe Mitcham and Lynda Henderson were unanimously selected to continue serving as president and vice president of the Lincoln Parish School Board. The District 6 and District 9 board...