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Sunday, August 19, 2018 - 1:06am
Ruston’s Board of Aldermen gets its first official look Monday at the Walker administration’s proposed $65.6 million budget for the spending year that begins Oct. 1. Monday’s board meeting is at 6:30 p.m. at City Hall and is open to the public. Aldermen are expected to deal with several routine items, then recess and convene in their role as the city’s personnel-finance committee so they can discuss the proposed budget. The personnel-finance committee, which is composed of all five aldermen, can recommend accepting the budget as it is, or suggest changes. Procedurally, the panel makes that...

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01/14/2015
Hazel Hunter has been elected as the 2015 Lincoln Parish Police Jury President. Hunter’s election Tuesday night came after repetitive votes that caused District Attorney John Belton to call for a...
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01/14/2015
The Ruston High School boy’s swim team hoists up their state championship trophy in front of the whole school during an assembly held in their honor on Tuesday morning. Pictured, left to right, are...
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01/13/2015
Though the rate of decline in the Sparta Aquifer has slowed, water is still being pumped out of the giant underground formation faster than it’s naturally recharging. That’s the word a panel of...
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01/13/2015
At 25 years old, she is currently Louisiana’s youngest elected official, and she always knew she would be in politics. “Oh yeah,” G. Denise Dupree, newly elected Grambling city councilwoman said...
01/13/2015
Drake Mills and Rob Lary will receive the two most prestigious awards that Lincoln Parish residents can receive at this year’s Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commerce Awards Banquet. The banquet,...
01/13/2015
Ruston police are looking into the possibility that a man suspected in a string of burglaries on Louisiana Tech University’s South Campus might also be responsible for off-campus break-ins. Tech...
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01/12/2015
David Hedgepeth and Melinda Maxwell will be crowned King and Queen of the 16th Annual Krewe of Allegro Mardi Gras Ball and North Central Louisiana Arts Council Silent Auction during the festivities...
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01/12/2015
A joint surveillance operation by Louisiana Tech and Ruston city police has resulted in the arrest of a Grambling man who authorities believe is responsible for 10 burglaries on Tech’s south campus....
01/12/2015
After a special called meeting on Thursday to appoint a new representative for District No. 12, the Lincoln Parish Police Jury will meet in regular session on Tuesday to discuss several proposals, as...
01/12/2015
The Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commerce and Pennington Financial LLC will host their semi-monthly “Paying for Long Term Care” seminar at 10 a.m. Thursday at the Lincoln Parish Library. Chuck Barber,...