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04/19/2018 - 11:35am
The driver of this Ford Focus walked away uninjured this morning after he lost control of his vehicle and rolled it over on Highway 80 east of Georgia Avenue. No other information was available as of press time.
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04/19/2018 - 11:43am
Grab a trash bag and your used electronics. It’s time to clean up around Ruston. From 8 a.m. until 1 p.m., Saturday, the Keep Lincoln Parish Beautiful organization will hold its version of the Great American Cleanup. Residents can not only to get rid of old computers and accessories, but also...
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04/19/2018 - 11:48am
Lincoln Parish residents concerned about the environment will have the opportunity to join the Earth Day Rally scheduled for 2 p.m. Sunday at the Ruston Civic Center. The Lincoln Parish Concerned Citizens Environmental Group organized the event to coincide with the international event to help...
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04/19/2018 - 11:50am
Louisiana Tech University Police Chief Randal Hermes is on a mission. He wants local educators know the basic skills to control a bleeding wound until help arrives. “I thought it would be a good thing to get all our schools trained up and have trauma kits in every classroom. You need to be at...
04/18/2018 - 11:48am
Beulah Laster wants to make sure men in Ruston are healthy, happy and have something to do that allows them to turn off the world and relax. To that end, she’s determined to open a men’s shed here. Men sheds are similar to the man caves — the part of a home regarded as an all-male refuge — only...

Announcements

Emily Compton, of Ruston, and Braden Hilton, of Ruston, announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage. The bride-elect is the daughter of Linnea and Teddy Allen, of Ruston, and John and Karen Compton, of Shreveport. Emily is the granddaughter of William Compton, of Shreveport, and the late...
Lisa and Larry Causey, of Ruston, announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Leslie Causey, to Tyler Saterfield, of West Monroe. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Wayne and Patsy Causey, of Ruston; and Glenda Ortego and the late Nelson Oretego, of Quitman. Leslie is a...

Sports

LAFAYETTE — The Louisiana Tech baseball team scored two in the second inning, four in the third, five in the fourth, two in the seventh and two in...

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Ruston High School baseball teams saw mixed results Tuesday against West Ouachita as the freshman team tied the Chiefs 6-6 while the Bearcats won...

RUSTON — The Louisiana Tech women’s tennis team looks to put an end to its three-game losing skid as they are set to take on Western Kentucky in...

Editorials

On your marks, get set and get ready to cheer on the Ruston High School Motorsports Team and Louisiana Tech University Eco Car team. Both local schools will look to place in...
At this time last week, the National Weather Service began to warn of the possibility of severe weather beginning on Friday the 13th. They were right. But the ominous wall...