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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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03/24/2014
A Grambling man remains in the Lincoln Parish Detention Center today charged with five offenses stemming from a fight with his ex-girlfriend’s boyfriend. Henrie D. White, 24, was arrested Friday by...
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03/24/2014
Name: Judy Copeland Number of years lived in Lincoln Parish: 14 years Profession: Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commerce President Clubs/organizations/professional affiliations: I am a member of the...
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03/24/2014
Spring is here and that means more people will be outside enjoying themselves throughout the community. The deadline to sign up for spring softball league, sponsored by Ruston Parks and Recreation is...
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03/22/2014
A wonderful version of a Louis Armstrong classic Friday night led to Mark Faulker, of Ruston, being named the 2014 Dixie Enterainer of the Year. Faulkner’s version of “What a Wonderful World” was...
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03/22/2014
This dunk by Michael Kyser accounted for the final points Saturday as Louisiana Tech defeated the University of Georgia 79-71 in second round action of the National Invitational Tournament in Athens...
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03/22/2014
Louisiana legislators combating the implementation of Common Core may get their wish earlier than expected. Originally, a national Common Core standardized test was supposed to have been implemented...
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03/22/2014
Editor’s Note: This is the fourth in a series of stories about women fulfilling nontraditional roles in honor of Women’s History Month. Third Judicial District Judge Cynthia Woodard stays on call...
03/22/2014
Teens who find themselves at home during spring break bored and looking for something to do can celebrate diversity and civil rights next week at the Lincoln Parish Library. There will be an...
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03/22/2014
They have dusted off their running, jumping and throwing shoes and are ready to go as the 2014 track stars. The Lady Bearkit team is made up of Lamiracle Garner, Alexius Austin, Aislyn Coyne, Oneke...
03/22/2014
Cedar Creek School has revealed the names of those students who have earned the honor roll for the third nine-week grading period. All A’s Fourth grade: Braden Cannon, Zoe Graham, Will Harris,...