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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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08/27/2013
A Simsboro man has been charged with obscenity after reportedly making sexually inappropriate comments to a woman cutting her grass. Frederick Jerome Williams, 52, of 591 Mt. Calm Road, was arrested...
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08/27/2013
In addition to taking care of some annual routine business, the Lincoln Parish Police Jury heard a report on the Lincoln Parish Detention Center from new Commander Jim Tuten. Tuten, who was appointed...
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08/26/2013
The North Central Louisiana Arts Council is preparing for the fourth annual ARToberfest by announcing its Call for Home Brewers. The primary feature of ARToberfest is the home brewed beer, so brewers...
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08/26/2013
Two Lincoln Parish toddlers are in the care of other relatives today after a pair of Good Samaritans found the youngsters “running down the middle” of a rural parish road Saturday morning. Meanwhile...
08/26/2013
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The U.S. Justice Department sued Louisiana on Saturday to stop the state from distributing school vouchers in any district that remains under a desegregation court order....
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08/26/2013
Three’s a charm for New Tech @ Ruston. The national New Tech Network has announced that the Ruston High School program has been named an official Demonstration Site and Exemplary School for the third...
08/24/2013
A surge in oil and gas activity, plus projects at two local industries have pushed sales tax collections up 12.45 percent for the third quarter of this year over the same period in 2012. Collections...
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08/24/2013
Champ, Louisiana Tech University cheerleaders and members of the Tech Athletics Department were at Super 1 Foods Saturday recruiting young new fans. Pictured above are the Tech cheerleaders...
08/24/2013
Lincoln Parish residents who want to learn more about voting, or who are not registered to vote and wish to sign up, have a special opportunity to do so this week during Voter Education Week. The...
08/24/2013
The D’Arbonne Watershed Lake Commission has completed a contract with Southwestern Energy for the oil company to extract water from lake D’Arbonne to be used for fracking. The contract agreement was...