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Saturday, July 23, 2016 - 11:28pm
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 Events Center. The rally is sponsored by the city of Ruston and is the idea of District 2 Alderwoman Angela Mayfield and Shonta Kelly. “It started just looking at Facebook and the various things that are going on in country, the killings and things that are senseless,” Kelly said. She said she doesn’t want the violence to spread to Ruston and believes the way to keep that from happening is for...

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11/22/2013
State epidemiologist Dr. Raoult Ratard has some advice for Louisianans: Change your lifestyle. “Start having a healthy diet, lose weight, stop smoking, watch your blood pressure and watch the...
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11/22/2013
With the opening of Main Street Exchange this week, Ruston has joined the ranks of several big cities around the country with the latest shopping trend — occasional shops. Only open a few days each...
11/22/2013
A well-known rapper officially donated $5,000 to Grambling State University on Tuesday. Wale, a musician from Washington, D.C., pledged to help the university’s football team with new uniforms and...
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11/21/2013
The telephone rings. Natalie Taylor touches her computer screen and answers, “Ruston police and fire.” There’s a hit-and-run traffic accident on East Georgia Avenue. Taylor dispatches a police...
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11/21/2013
At 2 p.m. Tuesday the Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commerce and McCarter Financial Group hosted a free, informational meeting featuring Michael Bertaut, an expert from Blue Cross Blue Shield on the...
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11/21/2013
The Phillips family has learned a great deal about the cultural traditions of India and Nepal right from the comfort of their own homes. For approximately the past five years, Andrea and Gregg...
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11/21/2013
The Louisiana Science Teachers Association is proud to announce that I.A. Lewis School science teacher Holly Payton was named Outstanding Middle Grades Science Teacher of the Year during ceremonies...
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11/21/2013
Lincoln ACHIEVE Coordinator Cathi Cox-Boniol has been named the recipient of the Claudia Fowler Distinguished Service to Science Education Award. Presented by the Louisiana Science Teachers...
11/21/2013
Simsboro Elementary has released the names of those students who have achieved the honor roll for the second six-week grading period. “A” Honor Roll First grade: Khidan Brantley, Elizabeth Cornejo, A...
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11/21/2013
Cypress Springs Elementary School Advanced Learning Academy students are seen with teacher Pat Albritton (back left) and local artist Jackie Cochran, of Art Innovations (back right), following the...