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Friday, August 18, 2017 - 12:08pm
Graduation speaker Stan Napper gave each of the 276 newest Louisiana Tech University graduates a jigsaw puzzle piece before they entered the floor of the Thomas Assembly Center Thursday morning for the school’s 321st Commencement Exercise. The message the retiring vice president for research and development conveyed by the end of his speech was that life is a puzzle, and it’s finding out the way to make yourself best fit that counts most. As he began his address, Napper asked the new graduates a bunch of questions about the gift. “How does it feel?” he asked. “Smooth on one side, rough on the...

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07/02/2014
The Lincoln Parish School Board approved a new skill level compensation plan for noncertified employees of the school district during the regular meeting Tuesday night. “Sometimes its hard to replace...
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07/02/2014
Louisiana Tech University’s football program recently hosted a car wash to raise money for the Boys and Girls Club of North Central Louisiana. The losers of the 2014 T-Day spring game were selected...
07/02/2014
A Ruston man has been arrested by the Ruston Police Department on burglary related charges. Clint Williams, RPD public information officer, said they were contacted regarding the burglary of a...
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07/01/2014
An Arcadia woman was pronounced dead at the scene of a three vehicle collision occurring on Monday at the intersection of Louisiana Highway 33 and Louisiana Highway 821. Louisiana State Police, along...
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07/01/2014
Ira Taylor sits at his cluttered dining room table studying the directions for his latest project, a balsa wood model of an old bi-plane. The struts, he says, need to be redone. Taylor, 89, of Ruston...
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07/01/2014
Sitting outside enjoying cool summer breezes is a favorite pastime of many North Louisiana residents. Swatting mosquitoes, however, is a constant battle when enjoying the great outdoors during summer...
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06/30/2014
Top: Leader photo by KAYLA FRITH- Hundreds gathered on Saturday morning to watch babies hit the mat and crawl their way to the finish line. The Diaper Derby, sponsored by Barnes Portraiture, is one...
06/30/2014
The regular Lincoln Parish School Board meeting will begin at 6 p.m. Tuesday with several items up for discussion, including the adoption of participation in a lawsuit against the state.
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06/30/2014
A Dubach couple was arrested Friday morning and charged with possession of schedule II methamphetamine with intent to distribute and possession of drug paraphernalia according to the Lincoln Parish...
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06/30/2014
Professor Guillermo Badenes, head of the International Relations Office at the National University of Cordoba (UNC) in Argentina, recently visited Louisiana Tech University and brought with him a...