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NEWS

12/08/2019 - 12:00am
A Downsville man was struck and killed Thursday night on Interstate 20 after he got out of his vehicle thathadbeeninvolved in a crash with an 18-wheeler. Louisiana State Police said Chance Perkins, 49, was traveling east on I-20 when his vehicle...

SPORTS

LSU, Georgia set for SEC showdown

Photo by ROBERT SUMMERLIN

LSU will be looking for plenty of offensive firepower from junior running back Clyde Edwards-Helaire

(22) and senior quarterback Joe Burrow as the Tigers take on Georgia in the SEC Championship Game at 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 7, at Mercedes Benz Stadium in Atlanta. The game will be televised on CBS.

12/08/2019 - 12:00am
ATLANTA (AP) — LSU is perfectly comfortable in an offensive shootout, both teams racing up and down the field, throwing caution to the wind and lighting up the scoreboard with big play after big play. Georgia would prefer a defensive quagmire, where...

OPINIONS

Getting spaced out about Tech-NASA ties

By T. Scott Boatright

12/08/2019 - 12:00am
Views from the Boathouse Louisiana Tech University continues to go where no other state schools have gone over the recent year — to new frontiers in outer space. Cue the title theme music for “Star Trek.” Tech has teamed with NASA multiple times in...

OBITUARIES

12/08/2019 - 12:00am
Funeral Services for James Franklin McCarter, 70, will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 7, 2019, at Pilgrim Rest Baptist Church in Ruston. Interment will immediately follow at the George W. Carver Cemetery in Ruston. Visitation was held from 1 - 6 p...