Sorry, you need to enable JavaScript to visit this website.

TOP HEADLINES

NEWS

New report highlights improvements at Grambling

Pictured is the cover page of Grambling State University’s new “The State of Grambling 2020: Building What’s Next” yearly report. Courtesy photo

04/22/2021 - 12:00am
Despite the unique health, social and economic challenges of the past year, Grambling State University’s newly released “The State of Grambling 2020: Building What’s Next” report shows a bevy of improvements and new developments that happened at the...

SPORTS

Dog Mentality

Louisiana Tech’s Jarret Whorff (25) celebrates after striking out the last Arkansas hitter to complete a 2-0 shutout of the No. 1 Razorbacks back in March. That win, followed by a victory over No. 3 Ole Miss, helped the Dogs enter the top 25, where they stand at No. 14 this week. Photo by Tom Morris

04/22/2021 - 12:00am
Lane Burroughs knows his team has a “dog mentality.” Call it poise under pressure. Call it intestinal fortitude. Call it ice water in their veins. However you describe it, No. 14 Louisiana Tech has had a knack for coming through in the clutch. Never...

OPINIONS

Celebrate a classic sandwich that goes by many names
04/22/2021 - 12:00am
Even though making sandwiches usually does not involve any cooking, that doesn’t mean layering flavors and selecting quality meats and cheeses involves any less intuition and skill. One of the most popular styles of sandwiches goes by many names,...

OBITUARIES

04/21/2021 - 12:00am
Funeral services for Mr. Allen “Al” James Goodine, 86, of Simsboro, will be held at 2 p.m., Friday, April 23, 2021, at Owens Memorial Chapel Funeral Home in Ruston. Al was born in Mayfield St. Stephens, New Brunswick, Canada, on November 13,1934,...