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NEWS

10/28/2020 - 12:00am
Thinking old to beat something new — that’s the theory on using convalescent plasma in the battle against COVID-19. And now Lifeshare Blood Center and Northern Louisiana Medical Center (NLMC) are getting involved in the fight to save lives. On Nov....

SPORTS

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Louisiana Tech linebacker Tyler Grubbs and junior defensive end Tristan Allen (43) take down Texas-San Antonio quarterback Frank Harris during Saturday’s 27-26 Conference USA road loss to the Miners. Photo by BRENDAN MALONEY

10/28/2020 - 12:00am
Louisiana Tech only lost three games last season en route to a 10-3 finish and a 14-0 Independence Bowl win over Miami. Two of those losses came in back-to-back games at Marshall and at Alabama-Birmingham. So Tech head coach Skip Holtz was hoping to...

OPINIONS

10/28/2020 - 12:00am
The old adage goes that when life gives you lemons, make lemonade. In a year in which we’re all enduring the COVID-19 pandemic, “peachade” worked pretty well in Ruston over the weekend. And that’s why the Daily Leader commends the Ruston-Lincoln...

OBITUARIES

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10/28/2020 - 12:00am
Donald Wayne Barmore, 73, known as “Donnie,” “Coach,” or “Boach,” passed away peacefully early in the morning on Monday, October 26, 2020. Donnie devoted his adult life to educating and leading high school and college students, beginning his...