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01/22/2019 - 8:34am
The Ruston Cultural District held its second Cultural Construction event Saturday in the parking lot across the street from the Ruston Civic Center. Pictured bottom is Henry Moore, 3, getting his chance at sitting behind the wheel of a Ruston Fire Department truck. Pictured top is Addie Clark, 5,...
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01/22/2019 - 8:40am
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — As Americans commemorated Martin Luther King Jr., Democratic presidential hopefuls fanned out across the country to honor the civil rights leader and make themselves heard on the national stage. Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., used the holiday to launch a presidential campaign...
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01/22/2019 - 8:46am
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A big comeback. A blown call. And, finally, a booming kick that sent the Los Angeles Rams to the Super Bowl. After rallying from an early 13-0 deficit, the Rams stunned the New Orleans Saints with Greg Zuerlein’s 57-yard field goal in overtime for a 26-23 victory in the NFC...
01/22/2019 - 8:47am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Thirty-one days into the partial government shutdown, Democrats and Republicans appeared no closer to ending the impasse than when it began, with President Donald Trump lashing out at his opponents after they dismissed a plan he’d billed as a compromise. Trump on Sunday branded...
01/22/2019 - 8:52am
Yeager, Watson & Associates is planning to consolidate their office operations in Ruston, according to both the company and city of Ruston’s economic development office. The architectural firm has been involved in several projects at Louisiana Tech over the years and was the lead architect on...

Announcements

Chris and Lisa Barr, of Ruston, are proud to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Sara Kate Barr, of Ruston, to Tyler Warren, of Castor. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Helen Reeves, of Ruston; and the late W.C. Reeves; and the late A.M. and late Theo Barr....
John and Kim Ward are pleased to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Anna Christian Ward, of Dallas, Texas, formerly of Ruston, to Lucas Carl Weaver, of Garland, Texas. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of the late Christian A. Fast and late Martha Sue Fast; and...

Sports

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The Ruston High School Bearcats clicked in all phases of the game Friday night as they defeated Pineville 64-57 in District 2-5A at the RHS Boys...

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I find it hard to believe in the idea of an NFL conspiracy theory, so maybe New Orleans Saints defensive end Cameron Jordan said it best Sunday...

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When Charlotte raced out to a 12-point lead just six minutes into Saturday afternoon’s contest at the Thomas Assembly Center, it appeared as if it...

Editorials

The 2018 offseason for the New Orleans Saints saw the Who Dat Nation reliving one single play in their minds over and over again. And it looks like Who Dats will be dealing...
“Life’s most persistent and urgent question is: What are you doing for others?” — The Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. Martin Luther King, Jr. devoted his life to equality,...