Home court advantage clearly went to Louisiana Tech University’s Bulldogs on Wednesday night at the Thomas Assembly Center.
An early 23-6 advantage was forged by the Bulldogs (1-1) on the way to a 70-52 victory over the University of Arkansas-Little Rock in a 2012-13 home opener on the Karl Malone Court.
Guard Cordarius Johnson had a game-leading 17 points, guard Kenneth Smith had a career-best six steals and guard Brandon Gibson contributed 10 points to lead the Michael White-guided Bulldogs.
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Submitted by Ruston Leader on Thu, 11/15/2012 - 9:42am
Funeral services for Dr. John C. Adams, 64 of Ruston, will be held at 10:00 AM Friday, November 16, 2012 St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church. Officiating the service will be Fr. Frank Folino, OFM and Rev. Brian Mercer. Burial will follow at Pines Memorial Cemetery in Ruston under the direction of Owens Memorial Chapel Funeral Home.
Submitted by Ruston Leader on Thu, 11/15/2012 - 9:40am
Funeral services for Todd Wayne Farley, age 41, of West Monroe, LA will be held at 2:00 PM Friday November 16, 2012 at Sharon Baptist Church 8 miles west of Dubach on Hwy. 152. Officiating the service will be Rev. Carroll Holmes. Interment will follow at Sharon Cemetery under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Ruston.
Mr. Farley was born December 28, 1970 and passed away November 14, 2012 following a brief illness.
Submitted by Ruston Leader on Thu, 11/15/2012 - 9:38am
Lois Elaine Franklin, 64 of Magnolia, Arkansas passed away on Monday, November 12, 2012 at her home after a one year battle with ovarian cancer. She was born July 2, 1948 and was a retired nurse from Magnolia Regional Medical Center after twenty years of employment.