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NEWS

07/03/2020 - 12:00am
People tasked with hosting Fourth of July festivities may not feel the same pressure when hosting such gatherings that they would when hosting more formal affairs. The relaxed nature of summer often pervades Fourth of July festivities, but hosts can...

SPORTS

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Ruston High School head track and field coach Allen Whitaker (left) and assistant coaches Kevin Jackson (center) and Dustin Cochran (right) show off their 2020 indoor state championship rings.

07/03/2020 - 12:00am
The year 2020 will be one that the Ruston High School boys track and field team will never forget. Many will remember it as the year when the COVID-19 pandemic swept the world. But Ruston’s boys track team will remember it as the year when they came...

OPINIONS

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07/03/2020 - 12:00am
Independence can be good. Unity can be even better. That in only one word — “we” — the foundation of the preamble to the Declaration of Independence. That preamble says, “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that...

OBITUARIES

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07/03/2020 - 12:00am
Lena Grace Powell Petersen, or “Oma,” as she was known to her children and grandchildren, went to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Monday, June 29, 2020. She was 87 years old. Lena was born to Irene and Forrest E. Powell on February 26,...