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This and 12 other sirens across the city of Ruston are going silent as the city transitions to other methods of emergency communication.

02/02/2023 - 12:00am
The city of Ruston has permanently silenced its outdoor warning sirens and wants residents to go CodeRED instead. CodeRED is a free community notification system that city officials say is a more effective and efficient way of informing the public...

SPORTS

Ruston trio signs with colleges

Ruston High seniors Christian Davis (left), Jaiden Langiulli (center) and Aaron Jackson sign their National Letters of Intent Wednesday at Ruston High School. Davis signed with Northwestern State football, while his teammate Jackson signed with Grambling State. Langiulli will play college soccer at the University of Dallas. Leader photo by Matt Belinson

02/02/2023 - 12:00am
Ruston High seniors Christian Davis (left), Jaiden Langiulli (center) and Aaron Jackson sign their National Letters of Intent Wednesday at Ruston High School. Davis signed with Northwestern State football, while his teammate Jackson signed with...

OPINIONS

Lassoing lizards and other outdoor tales
02/01/2023 - 12:00am
My father was not the outdoor type. He didn’t like mowing the yard; gave up on golf, didn’t fish, and as far as I know, never shot a gun, although he owned a .22 rifle for a while. He did play catch with me in the front yard and toss a softball for...

OBITUARIES

Marion Ronald ‘Ronnie’ Hall
01/29/2023 - 12:00am
Funeral Services for Marion Ronald “Ronnie” Hall, age 79, of Ruston, will be Monday, January 30, 2023, at 11 a.m. at Temple Baptist Church Chapel, in Ruston. Visitation will be Monday from 10- 11 a.m. Officiating will be Dr. Reggie Bridges, with...