SUbscriber Login | NEW SUBSCRIPTION  
RDL Welcome
  • 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.

Top Stories

04/29/2016 - 11:12am
Louisiana Methodist Children’s Home will celebrate Lemonade Day by selling lemonade from 9:30 a.m.-1 p.m. at six different locations in Ruston with a portion of proceeds benefiting Life Choices, which helps women and men facing unplanned pregnancies. Sonya Hawkins, Louisiana Methodist Children’s...
042916 BroadwayBoys C.jpg
04/29/2016 - 11:15am
If residents want to go somewhere for a Broadway-style musical, they would usually have to go to New York. This time, the Lincoln Parish Library is bringing the New York tunes to Lincoln Parish, said Sarah Creekmore, administrative assistant for the library. “If you love dazzling harmonies,...
mays.jpg
04/29/2016 - 11:16am
A guilty verdict was handed down for Cameron Mays on Thursday afternoon. Cameron Kinte Mays, 29, was found guilty by a six-man and six-woman jury on all three charges — aggravated rape, aggravated kidnapping and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon. The 3rd Judicial District Court Trial...
school.jpg
04/28/2016 - 11:03am
Third grade news Cypress Springs’ third graders have been busy. Students are reading the book “Because of Winn Dixie.” All students agree this is the best book they have read this year. They cannot wait to see how the book ends. As a special treat, all third graders will be traveling to Celebrity...
winners.jpg
04/28/2016 - 11:09am
Winners for the eighth annual Adopt-A-School End-of-Year Celebration and Luncheon were announced Tuesday. Photo left: From left are Brenda Brister, Choudrant Elementary School, fourth place; Patrice Hilton, Hillcrest Elementary School, grand prize; Britten Oubre, Ruston High School, fifth place;...

Announcements

Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Mark Horn, of Richardson, Texas, are pleased to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Abigail Lillie Horn to William Reeves Barr. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Ann Horn, of Plainview, Texas; the late Mr. and Mrs. Ignatius G. Ruiz Jr.; and...
More than 100 friends and family attended the 60th wedding anniversary dinner party of Richard B. Lewis and MaryJane Lewis, of Ruston, held April 9 in the Temple Baptist Church Fellowship Hall in Ruston. The couple were wed April 6, 1956. The celebration was hosted by their two sons — Rick and Jon...

Sports

042916 Tech Butler C.jpg

CHICAGO — Vernon Butler’s signature look involves wearing sunglasses. That accessory was needed Thursday evening amidst the bright lights of...

After a successful week on the diamond in non-conference action, Louisiana Tech will step back into league play this weekend when the...

042916 Creek SB Pardue C.jpg

Mary Kate Pardue and the second-seeded Cedar Creek Cougars will take on seventh-seeded Vermilion Catholic at noon today in quarterfinals play...

Editorials

Nothing cures a hot day in the city like an ice cold glass of lemonade. For Lincoln Parish residents looking to cool down this weekend, the Louisiana Methodist Children’s...
Milo and Otis have become as much a part of most people’s families as biological children, and while many people see to it to take extra precautions for their pets there are...