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04/25/2018 - 11:24am
Ruston’s Cathi Cox-Boniol was recently recognized with the Public Understanding of Technology and Engineering Education Award by the International Technology and Engineering Educators Association. The Lincoln Parish ACHIEVE coordinator received the honor during the association’s 80th annual...
04/25/2018 - 11:26am
Simsboro School, Ruston Elementary, I.A. Lewis Elementary, Ruston High School, Third Day Messengers, Trinity United Methodist Church, the Law Offices of Russell Woodard and Monique Babin Clement and Hunt Guillot and Associates were all recognized during the Adopt-A-School’s End of Year Celebration...
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04/25/2018 - 11:29am
Tech students join Zumba instructor Evelyn Jones as she performs a routine during the Louisiana Tech University Student Health Center 23rd annual Wellness Fair in the student center. There were more than 60 informational booths for attendees to browse. From left to right are DeJason Fowler, Carlie...
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04/24/2018 - 12:29pm
A local environmental group is asking Ruston area restaurants to stop handing out drinking straws unless customers ask for them, and even then, to use straws made from a plant base rather than petroleum. The Lincoln Parish Concerned Citizens Environmental Group also wants Ruston to ban single-use...
04/24/2018 - 12:30pm
More than 60 Cartwright area parents met Tuesday night to discuss grievances over a letter sent home with their Choudrant High and Choudrant Elementary Schools students concerning the youngsters’ future in the Lincoln Parish school district. The letter explained that schools Superintendents Mike...

Announcements

Emily Compton, of Ruston, and Braden Hilton, of Ruston, announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage. The bride-elect is the daughter of Linnea and Teddy Allen, of Ruston, and John and Karen Compton, of Shreveport. Emily is the granddaughter of William Compton, of Shreveport, and the late...
Lisa and Larry Causey, of Ruston, announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Leslie Causey, to Tyler Saterfield, of West Monroe. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Wayne and Patsy Causey, of Ruston; and Glenda Ortego and the late Nelson Oretego, of Quitman. Leslie is a...

Sports

LORMAN, Miss. — Rafael Ramirez, III, drove in six runs and hit a pair of home runs, including a grand slam to highlight a 10-run sixth inning as...

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Yes, the NFL Draft begins Thursday night with the Who Dat Nation chomping at the bit to see what the New Orleans Saints will do with their first-...

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Last year, Ruston’s Alexis Belton reached the semifinals of the women’s division of the World Long Drive Championship.

Tuesday night,...

Editorials

University campus life can make all the difference when recruiting prospective students. That is why Grambling State University’s $8.5 million Intramural Center Expansion...
Two Lincoln Parish high school softball teams are living in their field of dreams as they begin Louisiana High School Athletics Association quarterfinals play later this week...