SUbscriber Login | NEW SUBSCRIPTION  

Archive - Dec 5, 2010

  • 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.

Karl Malone’s new commercial is a slam dunk

in

Brewing up some items of note on the sports beat while enjoying a large cup of Pike’s Place coffee at Starbucks:
• Yeah, I think Karl Malone could still play, and his latest endorsement proves 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

Bulldogs get past ULM, 67-58

in
120310 Brandon Gibson C.jpg

Kerry Rupp didn’t expect anything less than a tough battle from the University of Louisiana-Monroe Saturday night and that’s exactly what he got.
“Any time you have rivalries playing each other, it’s going to be a hard fought game,” said the Louisiana Tech University head coach. “They scrapped hard against us and it took a great effort on the part of our guys to get this win.
“Every game is an important game, but it’s always a little more special and significant when you play schools in your region. So it’s a good win for us.”

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

Nevada silences ’Dogs

in
Kaepernick-led Wolf Pack wins share of WAC title
120510 Kap Keeper C.jpg

Cam Newton for the Heisman Trophy?
Fine and good, but how about somebody standing up and casting a vote for Colin Kaepernick?
There’s plenty of fans in Nevada who would and after the performance the best college quarterback in the Western Athletic Conference not named Kellen Moore turned in Saturday afternoon, count even some Louisiana Tech University supporters in his corner.
How could they not after the 6-6 and 225-pound senior passed (13-of-17 for 159 yards), ran (20-for-155 yards, three touchdowns) and led Nevada (12-1, 7-1) to a 35-17 victory over the Bulldogs (5-7, 4-4) at Joe Aillet Stadium.

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

Singing for Santa in Railroad Park

in
113_1741 C.jpg

Students from the Lincoln Parish Early Childhood Center were among area children from seven area schools who performed Christmas songs Friday night at Railroad Park.

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

Safe at home for the holidays

in
LPSO urges caution while decorating for season
120510 Christmas Tree C.jpg

Editor’s note: This is the first article in a three-part series as part of the Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s Office Holiday Campaign. Today’s story looks at holiday decorating. Next Sunday’s article will focus on shopping safety, and an article on Dec. 19 will focus on protecting families from home invasions.
Leader News Service
As the holiday season gets in full swing, Lincoln Parish Sheriff Mike Stone urges residents to keep fire safety in mind when they do holiday decorating.

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

Get into the Christmas spirit with Coffee, Cake and Carols

in

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas, what with Ruston High School choir’s upcoming performance of Coffee, Cake and Carols.
At 7 p.m. Monday at the Ruston Civic Center, the 74-student choir that includes the beginning girls’ choir, advanced choir and chamber singers will perform a mix of secular and sacred music. Newly installed choir director Mindy Martin said performances will include traditional and nontraditional songs that date from the 1500s to present day.

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

Grambling police chief urges residents to be vigilant

in

It’s the season of giving.
But unfortunately, it can also be the season of taking.
Grambling Police Chief Tommy Clark reminded town residents during Thursday’s City Council meeting that the holiday season is the time of year that they should be on the lookout for any suspicious goings on.

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

Differences between men and women

in

“I don’t know!” I told her for the umpteenth time. “The answer is not going to change until probably the day we leave.” For whatever reason, this was driving the woman I promised to love, honor and not organize events the way she would do it crazy. Let me explain.

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

No cookie cutter recipe for success

in

Hillcrest is proud to have an School Performance Score of 119.2.
Having a score like this requires the teamwork of everyone involved — students, teachers, office staff, paraprofessionals, cafeteria staff, custodial staff, parents, etc. After receiving the news about our score, we discussed the reasons we feel that we did so well. This is a great opportunity to share what came out of that discussion.

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

Maxwell: Dr. Nanda reaches audience

in

On a recent evening, The Chris Andrews Lecture Series hosted a presentation by Dr. Anil Nanda of the Louisiana State University Medical School in Shreveport at Trinity United Methodist Church. The title of his talk was “The Scalpel, The South, and the Spirit.”
As a surgeon, Dr. Nanda has a well-earned reputation of a gifted healer but left his audience with the feeling that he also is a comforter and encourager. For almost an hour, he kept us spellbound in his praise for the South and the warmth and grace of our 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