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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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02/07/2017
When life gets a little too quiet in Louisiana, it is time for a little Zydeco music. The Lincoln Parish Library invites residents to join them as they host Sean Ardoin and his band Zydekool at 6 p.m...
02/07/2017
For the first time since 1993, a new trail is coming to a local park and the city is looking for volunteers to help get the site ready. An approximately 1.5-mile multi-use trail for bicyclists,...
02/07/2017
Ruston’s Board of Aldermen has agreed to spend slightly more than $1 million to complete the major land acquisition for the city’s new multi-sports recreational complex to be built off U.S. 167 South...
02/06/2017
The Lincoln Parish School Board will review a proposed calendar for the 2017-18 school year during the regularly scheduled board meeting at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at the Lincoln Parish Early Childhood...
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02/06/2017
Joanne Hood, director of A. E. Phillips Laboratory School at Louisiana Tech University, has been elected to serve as Louisiana’s representative with the National Association of Elementary School...
02/06/2017
Beginning at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, the Louisiana Tech University’s Department of Theatre will host the world premiere of “She Kills Monsters” at Stone Theatre in the Howard Center for the Performing...
02/05/2017
Recycling pickup within the city of Ruston is expanding to once a week beginning March 2. The popularity of the program plus the volume of recyclables prompted the switch only a month into Ruston’s...
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02/05/2017
With powdered sugar and green, gold and purple sprinkles scattered across the main table in the Family and Consumer Science room of Simsboro High School, students got a lesson in a Louisiana...
02/05/2017
Ruston aldermen could wrap up the major land acquisition for the city’s new multi-sports recreational complex during their monthly meeting on Monday. The board is expected to vote on spending...
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02/05/2017
A 4.0 grade point average. Mr. Cedar Creek. A National Honor Society member. And an All-State and All-Lincoln Parish football standout. Cedar Creek School’s Nick Slusher has spent years standing a...