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NEWS

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05/21/2022 - 5:00am
A Ruston man charged with second-degree murder will now spend 15 years in jail for manslaughter instead. Cameron Jejuan Barber, 25, had originally pleaded not guilty to the second-degree killing of Jalen Holland in March 2020. But last week Barber...

SPORTS

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Ruston High senior left hander Reid Williams stepped up big to lead the Ruston Bearcats to the second round of the Class 5A playoffs in 2022. He was named the District 2-5A Pitcher of the Year by the league’s coaches.

05/21/2022 - 5:00am
When Ruston High ace JR Tollett began to experience injury issues that prevented him from pitching late in the baseball season, head coach Zack Smith had to turn to someone else. He was able to turn to senior lefty Reid Williams, who didn’t just...

OPINIONS

05/21/2022 - 5:00am
So far in 2022 across the United States, 107 law enforcement officers have lost their loves in the line of duty. Depending on when you read this we are about 141 to 142 days into the year. We are on pace to lose 275 officers this year alone. In 2021...

OBITUARIES

05/21/2022 - 5:00am
Royce C. Lowe, 86, of Star City, passed away Friday, May 13, 2022. He was born December 16, 1935, in Quitman, Louisiana, to the late Otis and Vennie Mangham Lowe. He was a Baptist, a retired owner of a sewing factory and was a sewing machine...