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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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11/23/2016
Small Business Saturday is a special holiday created so communities can show love for locally owned businesses. Amanda Quimby, marketing director for the Ruston Lincoln Parish Convention and...
11/23/2016
About 2,700 Ruston residential utility customers are getting a bit of break on the due date for their November bill. That’s because of an apparent hiccup in the electronic file that sends billing...
11/23/2016
Early voting for the Dec. 10 general election begins Saturday in the registrar of voters office located on the ground floor of the Lincoln Parish Courthouse. The balloting period ends Dec. 3. Voting...
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11/22/2016
Faculty from Louisiana Tech University and CenturyLink employees recently welcomed students from Louisiana and Arkansas for the inaugural Northeast Louisiana Regional Autonomous Robotics Circuit...
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11/22/2016
Weyerhaeuser forest products company is relocating its regional timber management offices to Ruston. The announcement, made jointly by the city and the North Louisiana Economic Partnership, came late...
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11/21/2016
The Lincoln Parish Police Jury will have a renewal of two 4.41 mill operating taxes for road construction and road maintenance on the Dec. 10 general election ballot. The taxes, in place since 1957,...
11/21/2016
Grambling voters will decide wether or not to renew a water millage tax that generates more than $55,387 annually to maintain the city’s water system. The referendum will come during the Dec. 10...
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11/21/2016
“Leadership through art” was the theme of this year’s annual Geometrics Project with Frank Kelley Jr., a local artist. “Not only did the students learn about art and shapes and creativity, they...
11/19/2016
The city of Ruston now owns the historic downtown Federal Building that once was the town’s Post Office. The final paperwork has been done and the city’s $236,000 check was received by the federal...
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11/19/2016
In honor of National Veterans Small Business Week, U.S. Sen. David Vitter, chairman of the Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship, recently announced veteran-owned Ruston Animal...