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Monday, July 24, 2017 - 11:41am
FARMERVILLE — A Monroe man was killed Sunday when the single-engine aircraft he was piloting crashed into Lake D’Arbonne. Union Parish Sheriff Dusty Gates said the Federal Aviation Administration will likely order an autopsy to determine how 71-year-old David Lockard died. Lockard’s Facebook profile states he was employed by Ruston Aviation. Someone answering the phone at Ruston Aviation this morning said they could not confirm he was employed by the company. 9-1-1 dispatchers received a call Sunday at 5:04 p.m. from residents living near the crash site area reporting a plane had gone into...

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07/12/2017
The Louisiana Tech University athletics family is mourning today following the death of longtime Tech supporter/benefactor Guthrie Jarrell earlier this morning. Jarrell first came to Ruston as a...
07/12/2017
During the regular meeting of the Lincoln Parish Police Jury Tuesday, members voted to accept the recommendation of Lucius McGehee, a registered municipal advisor from Argent Institutional Services,...
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07/11/2017
Constructions crews were out early beginning to tear down Walpole Tire Service’s old office space this morning. Walpole Tire moved into their new facilities, a 6,000 square foot office space located...
07/11/2017
A consulting firm headed by former Ruston Parks and Recreation Director Jay Ellington has been hired to develop policies and procedures for the city’s new sports complex. The Board of Aldermen voted...
07/10/2017
Lincoln Parish history buffs now have the opportunity to learn more about the history of the state and North Louisiana through history journals at the Lincoln Parish museum. Philip Cook, former...
07/10/2017
The Lincoln Parish School Board will be asked Tuesday to approve a 25-cent increase in school meal prices in order to meet increase expenses. The board will meet at 6 p.m. at Central office. The...
07/10/2017
The Lincoln Parish Police Jury will be asked Tuesday to sell adjudicated property Lot 14 of the Lincoln Estates Subdivision for $3,176. The police jury will meet at 7 p.m. at the Lincoln Parish...
07/10/2017
The Ruston Daily Leader won 27 awards in the Louisiana Press Association’s Better Newspaper Editorial Competition and Better Newspaper Advertising Competition for 2016. The honors include first-place...
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07/08/2017
Grambling Legends Square held its grand opening ceremonies Saturday by inducting 24 individuals who helped shape the city’s history into the economic development’s Walk of Fame.
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07/08/2017
Ruston’s Board of Aldermen will be asked Monday to approve a consulting contract with a company headed by a former director of the city’s parks and recreation department. The board meets at 5:30 p.m...