Ruston’s Les Singletary voted early today at Glen View Elementary School. Lincoln Parish’s residents hit the polls to cast ballots in elections for Grambling mayor and aldermen, Dubach mayor, a school board spot, U.S. Senate and House of Representatives seats and state lieutenant governor. Also on the ballot is Lincoln Parish Library tax support renewal and 10 state Constitutional Amendments.
Polls will be open until 8 p.m. tonight.
Comprehensive election results will be in Wednesday’s edition of the Ruston Daily Leader.
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A deer got into a fight with its reflection and lost this past Sunday outside a local church.
The incident reportedly happened sometime between 10:15 and 10:30 a.m. at Ruston Church of Christ on Woodward Avenue.
As Martin Luther King Jr. stood on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial in the summer of 1963, he delivered one of the most powerful speeches in the nation's history. Known for its famous line, "I have a dream," King concluded his speech with these words:
Auditions for Ruston Community Theatre’s next production, Tony award-winning musical “Bye Bye Birdie” recently took place at The Dixie Center for the Arts.
“Bye Bye Birdie” opens at 7 p.m. July 9 and will be directed by Dee Alexander.
Other showings will take place at 7 p.m. July 10 and 11, with a 2 p.m. matinee July 12.
Tickets at the door are $15 for adults and $8 for students/children, cash or check only. Contact the Dixie Center for the Arts box office for tickets at 255-1450.
Ruston Community Theatre announced the cast:
• Albert Peterson: Michael Swanbom