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06/27/2016 - 11:16am
The Lincoln Parish Police Jury has called a special meeting to begin at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday in the Policy Jury Meeting Room in the Lincoln Parish Courthouse. The meeting will include a 2015 audit report on the Lincoln Parish Police Jury and Humanitarian Enterprises of Lincoln Parish given by William...
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06/27/2016 - 11:20am
Top photo: Caylan “The Ginger Binger” Dowden, left, and Damon “The Destroyer” Serginet, right, gobble peach cobbler during the Louisiana Peach Festival’s first Cobbler Gobbler contest on Saturday. Participants attempted to eat two pounds of professionally baked cobbler in five minutes. Dowden,...
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06/27/2016 - 11:22am
MONROE (AP) — A 22-year-old classical piano player from Choudrant has been named Miss Louisiana. Justine Ker won the crown during the Saturday finals held at the Monroe Civic Center. Ker is a student at Vanderbilt University. She has studied the piano for the last 16 years and performed Chopin’s “...
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06/25/2016 - 9:36pm
Courtesy Chevrolet Buick GMC Cadillac of Ruston recently held a ribbon-cutting at its new location at 1508 Louisiana HIghway 33.
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06/25/2016 - 9:51pm
Top: Leader photo by HEATHER SMALL HAWLEY The Ruston High School cheerleading team rides with the Ruston Fire Department Saturday during the annual Peach Festival Parade. Bottom Left: Gracie Reichman, Miss Dixie Gem Peach’s Outstanding Teen 2017, waves to the crowd Saturday during the annual Peach...

Announcements

Brittany Lauren Wade and Jonathan Aaron Pye were joined in holy matrimony on May 26, 2016, at Calvary Baptist Church in Ruston. The Rev. Bill Reid officiated. Attendants were Brittany Smith, of Monroe, and Nick Bracey, of Ruston. The bride is the daughter of Rhonda Wade, of Monroe, and David L....
Ron and Beth Riley, of Ruston, recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with family and friends at the Historic Firehouse in Ruston hosted by their children and grandchildren. The couple was married in Columbus, Mississippi June 11, 1966. The have three children, Memrie Lolley, and...

Sports

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NATCHITOCHES — The record will show 11 new inductees joined the Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame on Saturday night at the Natchitoches Events...

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Shades of Tim Rattay?

Well, don’t be shocked if another low round draft choice out of Louisiana Tech University weaves some magic for...

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EDITOR’S NOTE: This is the 10th story in a series about the 2016 Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony that was held Saturday at...

Editorials

Another year down and another fun-filled Louisiana Peach Festival is finished. The 66th annual Louisiana Peach Festival had plenty of memorable moments including great live...
Continuity and consistency are two important factors toward building credibility. And those two factors have been severely lacking over the past decade for Grambling State...