SUbscriber Login | NEW SUBSCRIPTION  

Archive

  • warning: Parameter 2 to ad_flash_adapi() expected to be a reference, value given in /var/www/vhosts/rustonleader.com/httpdocs/includes/module.inc on line 497.
  • warning: Parameter 2 to ad_flash_adapi() expected to be a reference, value given in /var/www/vhosts/rustonleader.com/httpdocs/includes/module.inc on line 497.
  • warning: Parameter 2 to ad_flash_adapi() expected to be a reference, value given in /var/www/vhosts/rustonleader.com/httpdocs/includes/module.inc on line 497.
  • warning: Parameter 2 to ad_flash_adapi() expected to be a reference, value given in /var/www/vhosts/rustonleader.com/httpdocs/includes/module.inc on line 497.
  • warning: Parameter 2 to ad_flash_adapi() expected to be a reference, value given in /var/www/vhosts/rustonleader.com/httpdocs/includes/module.inc on line 497.

April 29th, 2013

Taking the walk of life

in
March of Dimes gears up for fundraising event
042510 Babymarch1 C.jpg

Springtime is a time that reminds people of birth and babies.
That means its time for Ruston’s annual March of Dimes March for Babies, which will be held Saturday at the Lambright Intramural Center on the Louisiana Tech University campus.
Registration will start at 8 a.m. while the actual 3.5-mile walk is set to begin at 10 a.m.

Full text of this article is available to subscribers only. Login if you are already a subscriber. If you are not a subscriber, you can subscribe to the online version here.

Bookmark and Share

Man caught after chase

in
Suspect arrested after wrecking on Tech campus
042913 Police Chase C.jpg

Deputies with the Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s Office arrested a man after a brief chase ended with the suspect wrecking his vehicle on the campus of Louisiana Tech University at approximately 5:30 p.m. on April 25.
According to reports, a deputy with the LPSO initiated a traffic stop on a pick-up truck driven by Paul Anthony Cox, 38, of 181 Ember Road of Eros.
During the course of attempting to pull Cox’s vehicle over, the deputy turned on his emergency lights and Cox attempted to flee by accelerating his vehicle and making a right turn on Monroe Street traveling north.

Full text of this article is available to subscribers only. Login if you are already a subscriber. If you are not a subscriber, you can subscribe to the online version here.

Bookmark and Share

First lady of area football to celebrate birthday

in
Party planned for Doris Robinson, wife of the late Eddie G. Robinson
042813 DORIS MUG.jpg

The first lady of northern Louisiana football will be honored Thursday as The Friends of the Eddie Robinson Museum will hold a birthday party for the late legend’s wife Doris.
Doris Robinson’s birthday party will be held from 5-7 p.m. Thursday at the Eddie Robinson Museum.
Eddie and Doris began their courtship in Baton Rouge when they were both 13 and in the seventh grade. That relationship continued through their high school years, even after Doris’s parents sent her to a boarding school 124 miles away in an attempt to break them up.

Full text of this article is available to subscribers only. Login if you are already a subscriber. If you are not a subscriber, you can subscribe to the online version here.

Bookmark and Share

Locals participate in Warrior Dash

042913 Warrior Dash C.jpg

A running group from Ruston ran the Warrior Dash in Jackson, Miss., on April 20. Warrior Dash is a 5K race held on demanding and unique terrain all over the country. After completing the race participants were treated with music and food.

Full text of this article is available to subscribers only. Login if you are already a subscriber. If you are not a subscriber, you can subscribe to the online version here.

Bookmark and Share

NCLAC, Dixie present student art from Claiborne Parish

The Dixie Center for the Arts is once again a gallery space for the North Central Louisiana Arts Council’s art exhibitions.
From now through May 13, the lobby exhibition boasts artwork created by Rhonda Porter’s art students in Claiborne Parish.
Full of variety, pieces in this show include pointillism self-portraits, block printing, torn paper collage, large abstracted trees and investigative self-portraits.

Full text of this article is available to subscribers only. Login if you are already a subscriber. If you are not a subscriber, you can subscribe to the online version here.

Bookmark and Share

Chorus to host ‘happy hour’

Piney Hills Harmony Chorus of Sweet Adelines will offer two "Harmony Happy Hour" guest nights at 6 p.m. Thursday and May 9, in the fellowship hall of the Presbyterian Church of Ruston.
Director Sheila Nugent said the guest nights are the perfect time for area women to see what the chorus is so excited to share: "Come visit, and let us introduce you to the wonderful world of four-part harmony a cappella music, barbershop style."

Full text of this article is available to subscribers only. Login if you are already a subscriber. If you are not a subscriber, you can subscribe to the online version here.

Bookmark and Share

Parish teams home for playoffs

in
Ruston, Choudrant, Creek set for home tests Tuesday
042813 RHS SENIORS C.jpg

Ruston High School joins two of its Lincoln Parish neighbors in a “second season” of baseball on Tuesday.
The Bearcats (29-5) begin action in the Class 5A Louisiana High School Athletic Association playoffs with a 5 p.m. bi-district round game against Slidell Northshore High (13-17).
On the Cedar Creek High diamond, the Cougars (21-9) face Ville Platte Sacred Heart (21-7) in the Class 1A regionals starting at 5 p.m.
Choudrant High (21-9) is at home for a Class B regional assignment against Glenmora (14-7) beginning at 6 p.m.

Full text of this article is available to subscribers only. Login if you are already a subscriber. If you are not a subscriber, you can subscribe to the online version here.

Bookmark and Share

’Dogs drop series finale

in

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Sacramento State scored three runs early on and never looked back as the Hornets defeated Louisiana Tech 4-1 to complete the series victory Sunday at John Smith Field in Sacramento.
Sacramento State (26-18, 10-8 WAC) plated three runs off five hits and capitalized off two Louisiana Tech (15-30, 3-15 WAC) errors in the first inning of the series finale to take an early 3-1 lead over the Bulldogs, who added a run in the fourth for Tech’s lone run of the afternoon.

Full text of this article is available to subscribers only. Login if you are already a subscriber. If you are not a subscriber, you can subscribe to the online version here.

Bookmark and Share

Mills is grateful for NFL chance; Bears like pick

in
Mills mug.jpg

How happy and grateful was Jordan Mills when he learned Saturday afternoon that he had been selected in the NFL draft?
“I dropped down on my knees and thanked God,” said the former Louisiana Tech offensive lineman who was picked in the fifth round by the Chicago Bears. “I was so happy that I was getting this opportunity. It would have been nice to have been picked earlier, but God has a plan for me being selected in the fifth round and I’m going to make the best of it.”

Full text of this article is available to subscribers only. Login if you are already a subscriber. If you are not a subscriber, you can subscribe to the online version here.

Bookmark and Share

Six Bulldogs ink free agent pacts

in

Draftees Quinton Patton and Jordan Mills will have some familiar company when NFL training camps kick off this summer.
In addition to fourth round pick Patton and fifth round choice Mills, six of their former teammates at Louisiana Tech University have signed as free agents.

Full text of this article is available to subscribers only. Login if you are already a subscriber. If you are not a subscriber, you can subscribe to the online version here.

Bookmark and Share