SUbscriber Login | NEW SUBSCRIPTION  

Top News

Wednesday, July 27, 2016 - 11:37am
072716 Gallot C.jpg
Former state legislator Rick Gallot, of Gramblng, is the new president of Grambling State University. Gallot, 50, was unanimously selected as the school’s 10th president Tuesday during a special meeting of the University of Louisiana Board of Supervisors in Baton Rouge. The former state senator, representative and GSU alumnus was one of the two finalists for the job. Gallot’s selection comes 26 days after former GSU President Willie Larkin resigned after one year on the job. “We have a lot of work to do and I am looking forward to getting that work done,” Gallot said. “At Grambling State’s...

News

  • warning: Parameter 2 to ad_flash_adapi() expected to be a reference, value given in /var/www/vhosts/rustonleader.com/httpdocs/includes/module.inc on line 497.
  • warning: Parameter 2 to ad_flash_adapi() expected to be a reference, value given in /var/www/vhosts/rustonleader.com/httpdocs/includes/module.inc on line 497.
  • warning: Parameter 2 to ad_flash_adapi() expected to be a reference, value given in /var/www/vhosts/rustonleader.com/httpdocs/includes/module.inc on line 497.
  • warning: Parameter 2 to ad_flash_adapi() expected to be a reference, value given in /var/www/vhosts/rustonleader.com/httpdocs/includes/module.inc on line 497.
  • warning: Parameter 2 to ad_flash_adapi() expected to be a reference, value given in /var/www/vhosts/rustonleader.com/httpdocs/includes/module.inc on line 497.
library C.jpg
12/12/2013
Going Green Alma J. Brown Elementary is off to a good start with our Go Green Project. LSU AgCenter, along with our sponsors, Walmart, Community Trust Bank and Dr. Rhonda Pruitt, of True Care Dental...
121113 18wheeler crash C.jpg
12/11/2013
At approximately 10:30 a.m. Tuesday the Ruston Fire Department as well as Ruston Police Department responded to an 18-wheeler turning over on Interstate 20. The driver of the 18-wheeler was traveling...
12113 DART Angels C.jpg
12/11/2013
For more than 10 years, the Domestic Abuse Resistance Team has been giving hope to their clients during the Christmas season. Community Advocate Terrie Queen Autrey said program participants have...
12/11/2013
At approximately 3 p.m. Tuesday, the Ruston Police Department along with Ruston Fire Emergency Medical Services responded to a vehicle and blind pedestrian collision at Mississippi Avenue and Bonner...
12/11/2013
Since Nov. 20, the United States Marine Corps has been collecting toys for children in need who might not have a Christmas otherwise. On Saturday, the Marines will be wrapping up their Toys for Tots...
121013 Tech Women Engineers.jpg
12/11/2013
Louisiana Tech University’s section of the Society of Women Engineers (SWE) recently earned a 2013 National Collegiate Outreach Series Event Award from the national organization, which was presented...
121013 Fire 2 C.jpg
12/10/2013
At approximately 6:30 a.m. today the Lincoln Parish Fire Department responded to a structure fire on Elam Street off of Beacon Light Road. Reportedly, LPFD requested help from the Ruston Fire...
121013 Kris Hood feature C.jpg
12/10/2013
When one looks at Kris Hood, they first see a strong, young man. After spending a few minutes with him, one will see that his right hand is impaired. But, don’t let that cause the assumption that he...
Kennedy, John.jpg
12/10/2013
Louisiana Treasurer John Kennedy said Monday he will try again in 2014 to convince lawmakers to approve a 10 percent reduction in state consulting contracts. But the new bill will have an added twist...
12/10/2013
OKLAHOMA CITY — Devon Energy has again made The Civic 50, Bloomberg Businessweek’s definitive list of the most community-minded companies in the nation. Now in its second year, The Civic 50 is a...