SUbscriber Login | NEW SUBSCRIPTION  

Archive - Apr 9, 2011

  • 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.

Camping out with pros

in
Dean football camp s big hit with youngsters
041011 Running Drill C.jpg

Andrew Whitworth had the attention of Taylor Pipes and about 15 other youngsters sitting on an embankment of the Louisiana Tech University practice field Saturday morning.

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

Gold team stops Black

in
Pippen TD run supplies 14-7 victory in spring contest
041011 Spivey Grab C.jpg

GRAMBLING — It won’t count in any standings nor go on the record sheets for wins or losses, but Saturday’s “Black vs. Gold” tussle at Robinson Stadium may serve as a optimistic foundation for the 2011 season.

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

Building for the future

in
041011 southern harmoneers C.jpg

Constructed in the mid-20th century, Calvary Baptist Church has begun to overflow it sanctuary.
To accommodate a church body of 400 plus people, two services are held each Sunday morning. However, when the congregation was presented with a proposal for a new church building, church member C.J. Matlock was speechless.
“I was more amazed when I heard about how much it would cost us to build,” she said. “I got excited about the new building but I was not sure of where all this money would come from.”

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

Techsters win tourney title

in
040311 SOCCER TEAM C.jpg

Louisiana Tech University’s soccer team recently captured the championship of the annual “Kick for the Cure” tournament in Liitle Rock, Ark.,

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

Rainwater receives deserved honor

in
Ruston native selected for prestigious outdoor awards

During my 20-plus years serving as program chairman for the Lincoln Parish Sportsman’s Jamboree, there was one individual I knew I could always depend on. In fact, I told him on several occasions that if were no longer available to assist in putting the program together, neither would I be. There’s no way under the sun this popular event would be so successful without the expertise and often behind-the-scenes work of Mike Rainwater.

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

GSU announces advisory committee

in
pogue.jpg

GRAMBLING — President Frank Pogue didn’t waste any time making an impact on Grambling State University as he worked to “bridge the gap between Grambling State University and surrounding communities.”
“There should be no gap or separation between the university and the community we serve,” Pogue said.
After implementing several initiatives to help achieve that goal, and now he’s asking for help from some of the university’s friends.
His newest attempt is appointing a regional advisory group known as the “University as a Neighbor Advisory Committee.”

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

Mize earns award

in
041011 Mize honored C.jpg

City of Ruston Environmental Manager, Camille Mize, left, is shown being presented the the George H. West Memorial Award by Tom Wilson, chair of the Annual Louisiana Conference on Water Supply, Sewerage, and Industrial Wastes, Inc.

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

Father and son duo publishes oil spill article

in
041011 Smiths C.jpg

It happened hundreds of miles away, but Ruston still has a link to the 2010 BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.

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

Legacy Park donation honors memory

in
Legacy Park donation mar 2011 C.jpg

Thanks to the memory of a special man, Legacy Park has something to celebrate.

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

Rotary announces March students of the month

in
Rotary Student of the Month March 2011 C.jpg

The Ruston Rotary Club proudly announces the recipients of the March Student of the Month Awards. Recognized by Rotarian Jathan Maricelli, each student was honored at the March 23 luncheon and presented an award of achievement by club president Andy Halbrook.
Each awardee has maintained a minimum GPA of 3.5 and been active in extra curricular activities and leadership roles on their perspective school campus.
Cedar Creek is represented by Marissa Lee, a senior with a GPA of 4.22 and ACT score of 29.

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