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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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01/07/2014
Current and former Ruston city employees who participate in a deferred compensation retirement plan will have to wait a little longer to find out whether the plan is going to be moved to the...
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01/06/2014
Residents who love pop music, enjoy dancing to a Cajun beat and watching for new talent will have that opportunity at 6 p.m. Tuesday when Caleb Elliott takes the stage at the Lincoln Parish Library...
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01/06/2014
Ruston Police Department officers were forced to use a Taser on a man taken to Northern Louisiana Medical Center after responding to a wrecked vehicle at approximately 8 p.m. Friday. The wrecked...
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01/06/2014
At approximately 2 p.m. Sunday, Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s Office deputies were dispatched to 290 Virgil Road in Dubach, in reference to a welfare concern, where residents were allegedly making and...
01/06/2014
Various construction projects across the parish will be the main topic of discussion at the 6 p.m. Tuesday regular meeting of the Lincoln Parish School Board.
01/06/2014
Locals who have business ideas but can’t quite figure out where to start are in luck, as the I-20 Corridor Regional Accelerator training sessions kick off Tuesday. “Entrepreneurs preparing to start...
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01/05/2014
After months of nationwide voting, Allstate and the Tom Joyner Foundation announced Friday that Grambling State University would be the recipient of $50,000 to be used for general scholarships. With...
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01/05/2014
Money invested by city of Ruston employees who participate in a voluntary deferred compensation plan may be a little more secure if the board of aldermen approves moving the plan from a private...
01/05/2014
The board of aldermen for the village of Simsboro will hold their regular monthly meeting at 6:15 p.m. Monday in Simsboro Town Hall. After a call to order, the adoption of the agenda and approval of...
01/05/2014
Ruston and Lincoln Parish law enforcement officials have big plans in the works for 2014. Lincoln Parish Sheriff Mike Stone said he has plans to improve services for residents and the sheriff’s...