SUbscriber Login | NEW SUBSCRIPTION  

Archive - Jan 2013 - Article

  • 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.

Hillcrest, Glen View receive donations

in
IBM gives schools technology
013113 Glen View IBM C.jpg

Kindergarten students at Glen View and Hillcrest Elementary schools will have something to smile about when they head to the library at their schools thanks to a donation by IBM.
Both schools received a Young Explorer unit, a computer housed in brightly-colored, kid-sized Little Tikes furniture and equipped with award-winning educational software, designed to help students learn to read, while exploring concepts in math, science and language. The computer centers, which cost approximately $31,000, can also help children learn socialization and collaborative learning skills, such as how to work together to solve problems and sharing.

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

Military museum changes hours

in
013113 military museum story.jpg

The Louisiana Military Museum is now open a couple of extra days each week.
Effective Jan. 22, the hours for the museum are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday.
This is a change from the previous schedule of being open Thursday-Saturday.

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

Saving local dogs, cats a marathon

in
Ruston 13-mile run to benefit 4 Paws

Area residents interested in participating in a half marathon while helping local animals will have an opportunity to do so during an event in February.
Presented by Fitright Racing, the inaugural Piney Hills Half Marathon is slated to begin at 8 a.m. Feb. 10.
The 13-mile run will start behind the Ruston Civic Center and will go north through a residential area before eventually heading to Tech Drive and finishing up downtown.

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

Parker well worthy of award

There’s something to be said for quiet, unassuming leaders who get things done. Wayne Parker, winner of the Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commerce’s 2012 Robert E. Russ Award, is that kind of leader.
Parker, a retired forest products industry executive and current chairman of the University of Louisiana System Board of Supervisors, is the latest in a distinguished line of Lincoln Parish residents to receive the award established almost three decades ago to recognize those who have contributed to the civic, business or cultural advancement or development of the region in an outstanding manner.

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

Woman disagrees with Barber letter

in

This letter is a response to Mr. Lou Barber’s letter regarding women in combat. I respectfully acknowledge Mr. Barber’s maturity compared to mine, a post-college woman in her 20’s, but I’d also like to give him and others who read this a chance to look at the topic from a different point of view.

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

Old generation cures for flu, cold season

in
Brooks, Brenda.jpg

For some months, many of us have been fighting the common cold or flu. We know the symptoms, and we try to treat those symptoms with everyday home remedies. If nothing changes, we visit the family doctor and the pediatrician to become in control of the situation. It is at these times, everything becomes a plethora of diagnoses for everyone in your home.

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

Time at RDL comes to a close

in
Sloan, Laura.jpg

All good things come to an end.
After eight and a half years, I am ending my tenure at the Daily Leader to accept a job in the Shreveport area, where my husband works.
When I first came here in the summer of 2004, the newsroom was filled by Editor Chuck Cannon, News Editor Jamie Lunt, Sports Editor O.K. Buddy Davis, Bret McCormick, George Graham, Mary Margaret Van Diest and Nick Todaro, who was the intern from Louisiana Tech University.

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

NCLMG, Tech present ‘Magic for the Garden’

in

The North Central Louisiana Master Gardeners (NCLMG) will present their second annual gardening seminar, “Magic for the Garden,” from 8 a.m.- noon Saturday at Lomax Hall on the Louisiana Tech University campus. The seminar is jointly sponsored by NCLMG and the Louisiana Tech University Department of Agricultural Sciences.

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

FBLA, technology team to take part in competitions

in
Program focuses on promoting safe driving practices among local teenagers
picture 3 C.jpg

Holiday Canned
Food Drive
All classes at Grambling High School were involved with the Holiday Canned Food Drive sponsored by GHS Student Council. Canned goods were donated by each class. Donations were gathered for the North Louisiana Food bank.

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

I.A. LEWIS HONOR ROLL

in

I.A. Lewis School has released the honor roll list for the third six-weeks grading period.
Principal’s List —
All A’s
Michael Bishop, Victoria Breeding, Emma Colvin, Katelyn Foster, Abigail Matejowsky, Anna Pody and Lauren Washington
A-B Honor Roll

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