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Friday, August 26, 2016 - 1:45pm
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The Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s Department wants to return to a time when neighbors knew each other. To that end, the department’s Community Service Division held an informal public meeting Thursday night to discuss plans for reviving the Neighborhood Watch program. “We’re just trying to get our community back together,” division Commander Major Kirk Taylor told about a dozen people gathered at the parish public safety complex. Revitalizing Neighborhood Watch is part of Sheriff Mike Stone’s pledge that his department becomes more involved in the community. Deputies said the program, patterned...

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07/26/2016
Auditions for Ruston Community Theatre’s next play, “You Can’t Take It With You,” are at 10 a.m. Saturday and at 6 p.m. Monday at the Dixie Center for the Arts. Performances are in October. The award...
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07/25/2016
The Delta Regional Authority recently selected Grambling State University as one of six Historically Black Universities to be a part of their HBCU Entrepreneurial Ecosystem Initiative. Otto Meyers,...
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07/25/2016
Jack Pipes arrived at his birthday party in style — riding in a shiny red fire truck. “It was all right,” he said, as he climbed down from cab of the Ruston Fire Department’s Engine 11. Pipes, who...
07/25/2016
Area residents who want to help the Choudrant Volunteer Fire Department achieve its dream of buying a new pumper truck can do so by participating in the department’s fourth annual 52 Gun Raffle....
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07/25/2016
Meagan Crews, of Bossier City, center, was crowned Miss Spirit of Ruston Saturday. Helping crown Crews is 2017 Princess Peach Riley Nations, left, with 2016 Miss Dixie Gem Anna Blake, right, crowing...
07/25/2016
Lincoln Parish voters have more decisions to make on Nov. 8 than just who they want to be the next president. The local ballot also includes races for U.S. senator, 5th District congressman, state...
07/23/2016
Ruston residents have the opportunity to show their support for local law enforcement agencies and each other during an All Lives Matter rally set for 6:30 p.m. July 31 at the Lincoln Parish Library...
07/23/2016
In an attempt to bring the Choudrant community together, Ann and Ricky Houck, will host a Prayer Rally beginning at 6:30 p.m. Monday at Anchor Tabernacle, located at 3836 Elm Street in Choudrant. “It...
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07/23/2016
You’ll have to forgive Ruston’s Scott Pumphrey for feeling on top of the world right now, but that’s because he’s been close to just that in recent weeks. The son of Norm and Anita Pumphrey, he...
07/23/2016
Ruston Police Chief Steve Rogers moves from behind his desk and picks up an inch-thick stack of mail. “I want to show you something,” he said, setting the pile of envelopes and loose letters in front...