The Ruston Daily Leader won 28 awards in the Louisiana Press Association’s Better Newspaper Editorial Competition and Better Newspaper Advertising Competition for 2015.
The honors include first-place awards in several news, sports, layout and advertising categories.
“The staff of the Ruston Daily Leader strives daily to produce a quality hometown newspaper for the good people of Ruston and Lincoln Parish. These awards are well deserved and a good indication of our continued service to this community,” Daily Leader Publisher Rick Hohlt said.
Congratulations to the newest state champion team at Ruston High School! The Ruston’s Future Farmers of America Dairy Cattle Judging Team won the State Championship at the Louisiana State Dairy Cattle Judging Career Development Event at Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge on April 13. Members of the state champion team are Keirstyn Sonnier, Hannah Rhodes, Mercedes Fife and Jonathan Craig. Keirstyn Sonnier was also awarded the state’s Overall Highest Individual at the state event.