While it’s not something most people enjoy having to spend their money on, auto insurance is something individuals just have to buckle down and purchase. Luckily, according to a study revealed recently by Value Penguin, Ruston residents will have a little more left in their wallet than those living in most cities in the state.
Congratulations to the Cedar Creek football team for going where no Cougar has gone before — the semifinals of the state football playoffs.
Cedar Creek’s 28-7 home win over St. Edmunds on Friday propelled the Cougars to the semifinal round, where they’ll take on top-ranked Vermilion Catholic in Abbeville at 7 p.m. this Friday.
Ruston has seen the RHS Bearcats make it to the Superdome to play in a state championship more than once over the years. In fact, it was an every-other year occurrence in the 1980s under then-head coach Chick Childress.
The Lincoln Extension Office of the LSU AgCenter offers many different programs to benefit locals in a variety of ways.
The AgCenter program offers 4-H classes to local school children, assistance to local farmers and other agricultural services, such as the livestock show that will take place beginning at 8:30 a.m. Saturday at the North Louisiana Exhibition Center.
Used to be, any Louisianan who wanted to vote before election day had to attest they were going to be out of town, hospitalized or otherwise were required to meet what was then the legal criteria for absentee voting.
Not any more. You don’t need a special reason to vote early. Louisiana is one of a number of states that’s replaced the traditional absentee voting period with early voting — seven full days during which voters can cast their ballots just as they would on election day, but generally with greater ease.