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Monday, October 23, 2017 - 11:52am
Residents wanting to donate supplies to help Ruston’s Paul E. Slaton Head Start Center get back on its feet in the wake of fire Oct. 17 now have more places to take those items. Donation can be dropped off from 8 a.m. until Saturday at the Ruston’s Farmer’s Market, located on East Mississippi Avenue; and at the College of Applied and Natural Sciences tailgate at Louisiana Tech’s Homecoming game on Nov. 4, Julie Rutledge, the Louisiana Tech University family and child studies professor who’s heading the drive, said via email this morning. Residents can also take donations of any First National...

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09/14/2017
Area residents have the opportunity on Sept. 23 to help paint the next Ruston mural. The mural will be on the east inside wall of the I-20 service road Rock Island tunnel connecting Monroe Street to...
09/14/2017
FARMERVILLE — A trial is scheduled for Sept. 28-29 in connection with a suit filed by the Union Parish Police Jury against Karl Malone in connection with a fence Malone had installed across what the...
09/14/2017
“Humbling” and “encouraging” were the two words used most when discussing why Daniel Barnes and Olivia Bergeron decided to make their way to Beaumont, Texas, as part of a feeding group from Rolling...
09/13/2017
U.S. News & World Report has ranked Louisiana Tech University in its highest tier of “National Universities” for the seventh consecutive year, according to its 2018 Best Colleges list released...
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09/13/2017
The 29th annual Louisiana Chicken Festival will strut and cluck throughout Dubach on Sept. 29-30. However, the annual festival honoring the flightless bird begins with a pageant from 10 a.m.-7 p.m....
09/13/2017
The Lincoln Parish Police Jury unanimously agreed to continue two parishwide millage renewals that voters approved last year and that brings in more than $4 million annually for road and bridge...
09/12/2017
Grambling State University recently recorded a 7 percent enrollment increase for fall 2017. The fall undergraduate and graduate enrollment is 5,188, including 926 new freshmen — a 6.68 percent year-...
09/12/2017
Anyone who wants to help paint Ruston’s second downtown area mural has until Thursday to sign up to participate in a community paint day set for Sept. 23. Beginning at 8 a.m. that day, groups and...
09/12/2017
Ruston will begin its new spending year on Oct. 1 with a budget aldermen say is just right for the city’s needs. By a vote of 4-0 — District 4 Alderman Jim Pearce was absent — the board on Monday...
09/11/2017
The Lincoln Parish School Board last week unanimously chose to table the majority of a health care proposal that would place more burden of the cost on those covered by the plan. The board will...