SUbscriber Login | NEW SUBSCRIPTION  

Archive - Feb 21, 2008

  • 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.

Tech nabs special speaker

Les Guice, Tech vice president for research and development, has worked with Elder during the past year in relation to the Cyber Command Center, which is located at Barksdale. Guice and Tech have pushed for inclusion in the developing cyber command through collaboration with the $100 million Cyber Innovation Center in Bossier City.

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

Ruston to host ‘Showcase’

Well, the inaugural “Ruston Showcase” scheduled for late April is made to order.
The Ruston Lincoln Convention and Visitors Bureau has announced that the premier spring basketball recruiting tournament will be held at five different facilities in the city April 25-27.
Sponsored by Community Trust Bank in partnership with ESPN 97.7 of Ruston, the Louisiana High School Athletic Association-sanctioned event will feature traveling Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) style teams in the 17-and-under and 16-and-under age classifications.

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

Keep an open mind year-round

These stories and the various programs scheduled throughout the area are good things. But even more important than these special efforts is the attitude we exhibit day in and day out to people of different races.
A parent’s comments and actions have a much greater impact on a child than any Black History Month unit in school.
We must constantly be aware of how our words and actions affect other people and influence our youth. We should guard against stereotypes and generalizations of all kinds of people.

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

Artmobile accelerates learning

The chance to view such works is not only fascinating for adults, but also serves as an educational experience for children, especially if they enter the gallery with little prior artistic knowledge.
For the benefit of those who might want to explore this worthy venture with their children, I’ve compiled a list of art terms — courtesy of LPL teen coordinator Megan Davenport — that young people can use to identify types and aspects of art.
• Portrait — This type of painting or photograph has the likeness of a person and generally shows the face;

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

Folk artist shares stories on canvas

“Sarah’s art expresses a lot about racism, gender roles, farming and small town traditions,” said Susan Roach, a professor of English at Louisiana Tech University and folklorist for the Louisiana Regional Folk Life Program.
“(It) definitely portrays the hard economic plight of farmers living in a small town in Louisiana.”
Albritton, a storyteller and self-proclaimed “history nut,” believes it is important to record events of the past.

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