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NEWS

09/27/2022 - 12:00am
Area residents who want to help the National Weather Service be on the lookout for severe weather can attend a basic Skywarn storm spotter certification class at 6 p.m. Oct. 4 at the Lincoln Parish Public Safety Complex, located at 161 Road Camp...

SPORTS

Back in District Play

Photo by Darrell James
Ruston’s Hannah Johnson (10) rises for a spike against East Ascension at the Ruston Bearcat Brawl over the weekend.

09/27/2022 - 12:00am
Volleyball is a sport with little time allotted for sulking after adversity. Following a losing weekend for the Ruston High volleyball team, Tuesday represents a chance to get off the mat and improve on their mistakes against District 2 rival...

OPINIONS

Cumbie, Bulldogs represent Tech, Ruston with class
09/25/2022 - 12:00am
The right football coach can have either an immediate or long-term effect on wins and losses on the big stage of collegiate athletics. The right football coach can also have a profound effect on the young men he is paid to lead and guide. That may...

OBITUARIES

Mary Elizabeth Shumate Ball
09/21/2022 - 12:00am
Mary Elizabeth Shumate Ball of Ruston, went to her heavenly home on Thursday, September 15, 2022, at the age of 96. She was born September 12, 1926, in Meridian, Mississippi, to the late Lala Elaine McDonald Shumate and Tripp Eli Shumate. Mary...