SUbscriber Login | NEW SUBSCRIPTION  
Friday, January 18, 2019 - 7:01pm
comm 3.jpg
It’s time to laissez les bon temps rouler in Ruston. The Krewe of Allegro invites you to celebrate Louisiana’s favorite time of year with the Mardi Gras Ball & Silent Auction on Feb. 23. The event is in its 20th year and going strong as Ruston’s social event of the season. Don’t miss this evening out with dinner, dancing and supporting the arts culture of the area. The ball will be held at 7 p.m. at the Ruston Civic Center. Live music will be provided by the Jukebox Boomers playing all the favorite tunes throughout the decades. This bar will be hosted by Devine Wine & Spirts, who...

Lifestyles

life 1.jpg
12/21/2018
The Ruston Rotary Club has announced the recipients of the December Student of the Month Awards. Each student honoree spoke to the club members about their achievements at the Dec. 12 luncheon and...
12/21/2018
DEAR ABBY: I’m a transgender male who has grown up in an area where many people discourage such things. They view what I am as a sin and me as a sinful, satanic child. My parents are against...
news single (Abby).jpg
12/20/2018
DEAR ABBY: I am a 61-year-old widower. A year ago I faced a bleak future and expressed a desire to kill myself. My cousin in another state, whom I hadn’t seen since childhood, invited me to move in...
Terrie Queen Autrey.jpg
12/20/2018
“The Christmas spirit is simply an honest spirit of love for all humanity. It is the force that moves us to give what we can, to help as we are able, and go always be of kind comfort.” —- Richelle E...
Washington, Jerrilene 2016.jpg
12/19/2018
NAMI would like to thank the community for year-round support We thank you, Ruston, Grambling, and Northeast Louisiana, for your gracious and generous support of the National Alliance on Mental...
12/19/2018
DEAR ABBY: I have a close friend who is in her mid-30s. She’s a wonderful, divorced, hardworking Christian mother of four who has finally ventured back to the dating scene. S he’s currently seeing a...
life 2.jpg
12/19/2018
Adopt-A-School sponsors for Cypress Springs School donated bikes and supplies to students for Chirstmas. Pictured from left to right Shirley Lewis; Lynda Henderson; Bethany Schimmel, teacher; Mary...
life 1.jpg
12/19/2018
FRIDAY • 6 P.M. Dixie Center for the Arts The Dixie Center for the Arts presents “Dixie Dancers Celebrate Christmas!” This event is an annual benefit performance where admission is free. Monetary...
tirado.jpg
12/18/2018
This is my semi-annual “lagniappe” column so please bear with me. There are so many great activities going on in this wonderful city that I dare you or your children to even think about being bored...
12/18/2018
DEAR ABBY: I’m a woman in my 50s and will be going to my high school reunion in a few months. I recently reconnected with one of my high school teachers, whom I greatly admired. (OK, I’ll admit I had...