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Saturday, February 25, 2017 - 9:44pm
Saturday served as commencement for Louisiana Tech University’s 326 winter quarter graduates, and Ronny Walker, mayor of Ruston, served as the event’s keynote speaker. Walker focused on three words to emphasize to the graduates: bold, believe and brave. “I want to encourage you to be bold,” Walker said. “Bold in your work. Bold in your goals and ambitions. Bold with your dreams … Being bold is one reason you are graduating from a nationally recognized university today. It was a bold move by then President Dan Reneau and his staff, one of which is our president today, Dr. Les Guice, who took...

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05/16/2014
Anita Pumphrey, instructor of human ecology in Louisiana Tech University’s College of Applied and Natural Sciences, has been elected to a two-year term as secretary on the Child Life Council’s Board...
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05/15/2014
History teacher at A.E. Phillips Lab School Kristina Kaasab said she is grateful for the opportunity her students were able to experience last week as they toured Washington D.C. “We took the trip so...
05/15/2014
Local members of the North Central chapter of American Bikers Active Toward Education are celebrating Armed Forces Day by holding a Dice Run to benefit the Wounded Warrior Project. Registration for...
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05/15/2014
Auditions for Ruston Community Theatre’s next production, Rodgers and Hammerstein’s award winning musical “The Sound of Music” will be at The Dixie Center for the Arts at 10 a.m. Saturday and 6:30 p....
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05/15/2014
Top left: Cedar Creek geometry teacher Marilyn Hyams, left, Buddy Ball representative Edwin Davis and Cedar Creek Head of School Andrew Yepson. Top right: Winners of the Cedar Creek Quilt Project to...
05/15/2014
• Cedar Creek recently inducted its newest members into its National Junior Honor Society recently. More than just an honor roll, NJHS recognizes outstanding middle level students. They also serve to...
05/15/2014
Lincoln Parish
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05/14/2014
There were many items discussed during committee meetings and the regular session held by the Lincoln Parish Police Jury Tuesday. The Public Property and Buildings Committee met first at 5:45 p.m. to...
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05/14/2014
According to the Ruston Fire Department an 18-wheeler overturned on Interstate 20 at approximately 1:35 a.m. today. Eric Brazzel, RFD public education officer, said RFD/EMS responded with one...
05/14/2014
The Louisiana House is expected to debate a bill on Thursday that, if approved, could be the next step in a long-talked about project of piping water from Lake D’Arbonne to Ruston and Farmerville as...