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Tuesday, July 26, 2016 - 10:35am
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Ruston High School students will need to attend the annual RHS Prep Week to prepare for the upcoming school year. Ricky Durrett, RHS principal, said RHS Prep Week will take place from 8:30-11 a.m. Monday for seniors, Tuesday for juniors, Aug. 3 for sophomores and Aug. 4 for freshmen. All students will have to pay a $20 homeroom fee while seniors will have to pay an additional $10 graduation fee. In total, seniors must bring $30 on their Prep Week day. “The process is only 20-30 minutes long, but it is important for students to come,” Durrett said. Underclassmen who do not attend Prep Week...

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07/14/2016
Four more people applied for the Grambling State University president position Wednesday while two of the previous five applicants dropped out.
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07/14/2016
The organizer of a the local All Lives Matter Extravaganza said the recent fatal shootings of two black men by police in Louisiana and Minnesota and the deadly attack on officers in Dallas...
07/14/2016
Beginning at 7 tonight, local residents can step back to the early 1900s with the cast of the Ruston Community Theatre as they present “Oklahoma!” “Set in 1906, the story centers around the budding...
07/13/2016
Residents who want to comment on a possible decision by the Lincoln Parish Police Jury to stop maintaining some or all of approximately six miles of dead-end roads will have the opportunity to do so...
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07/13/2016
In his introduction of Gov. John Bel Edwards at Tuesday night’s Union Parish Chamber of Commerce banquet, Rep. Rob Shadoin, R-Ruston, foreshadowed a common theme during the governor’s remarks. In...
07/13/2016
The Lincoln Parish School Board on Tuesday approved two change orders for the Ruston High School spirit building and freshman locker room project and on New Tech classrooms. Construction crews will...
07/12/2016
Ruston’s Board of Aldermen is now poised to change the city’s alcohol ordinance to allow bars and restaurants that sell alcoholic beverages to stay open until 2 a.m. The establishments now must close...
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07/12/2016
Louisiana Tech University has been ranked No. 1 in the state of Louisiana according to MONEY magazine’s 2016-2017 Best Colleges report. The report, released Monday, evaluated the top public and...
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07/12/2016
Laurey Williams, played by Shelley Park, and Curly McLain, played by Mikey Swanbom, will take center stage for the Ruston Community Theatre’s production of “Oklahoma!” beginning Thursday evening....
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07/11/2016
Motorists along Interstate 20 on both the east- and westbound approaches to Ruston and well as drivers southbound on U.S. 167, have a new high-in-the-sky sign that the city is home of Louisiana Tech...