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NEWS

05/19/2024 - 12:00am
The Roane family will be holding a reunion May 25 celebrating 200 years since their common ancestor, James Roane of Wilson County, Tennessee, came to Louisiana. Descendants and friends of the family are invited to come to a pork roast and potluck...

SPORTS

Bearcats wrap up spring drills

Ruston defensive back Aidan Anding (1) delivers a big hit in the Bearcats’ spring scrimmage against Captain Shreve on Thursday at Hoss Garrett Stadium. Photo by Brennen Zigler

05/19/2024 - 12:00am
Ruston football concluded its spring practice season with a torrential but productive scrimmage against Captain Shreve on Thursday at Hoss Garrett Stadium. The Bearcats won 7-0 in the two live quarters against the Gators, with the lone touchdown...

OPINIONS

Are you ready for College Football 25?
05/19/2024 - 12:00am
I have to admit that at times I’m guilty of living vicariously through my sons. When accomplishments come their way in life, I feel a happiness that far exceeds anything that has been bestowed on me. And it’s the way it should be, right? So when it...

OBITUARIES

Doyce Ann Wilson Houck
05/19/2024 - 12:00am
Funeral services for Doyce Ann Wilson Houck, 83, of Ruston will be 2 p.m. Thursday, May 23, 2024, at Temple Baptist Church Sanctuary in Ruston. Interment will follow in Harmony Chapel Cemetery in Hico, under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Homes...