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NEWS

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Leader photos by CALEB DANIEL

Construction on the Lincoln Parish School District’s new STEM Center is complete. Students of all ages across the parish will begin making use of the center’s programs by late September.

08/18/2019 - 12:00am
Fourteen months after the project’s initial bid was accepted, the Lincoln Parish School District’s new STEM Center building is complete. Located on Woodward Avenue next to Ruston Junior High School, the approximately 10,000-square-foot Science,...

SPORTS

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Photo courtesy LA Tech Athletics Communications

Louisiana Tech junior bowler Kaitlyn Eder captured three medals — two gold and one silver — last week at at the Pan American Bowling Confederation Youth Championships in the Dominican Republic.

08/18/2019 - 12:00am
SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic — Louisiana Tech junior Kaitlyn Eder earned two gold medals in three days with Team USA this week at the Pan American Bowling Confederation Youth Championships. The two gold medals, which she earned in the team and...

OPINIONS

08/18/2019 - 12:00am
So you think folks only pass through Lincoln Parish on their way to someplace else, right? Wrong. According to the just-released Tourism Spending in the Parishes Report done by the University of New Orleans Hospitality Research Center, tourism...

OBITUARIES

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08/16/2019 - 12:00am
Funeral services for Forrest C. “Pete” Peterson, 89, of Ruston, will be held at 10 a.m. on Friday, Aug. 16, 2019, at Kilpatrick Funeral Home Chapel in Ruston, LA. The Rev. Bob Derch will officiate. Interment will follow at Greenwood Cemetery in...