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NEWS

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08/16/2022 - 2:55pm
Scammers are apparently attempting to trick local residents into providing personal information by impersonating Ruston Police Department officers over the phone. According to an RPD press release on Tuesday, the department has received information...

SPORTS

Jags looking for breakout season in 2022

Photo courtesy of Scott Donaldson South Alabama All-Sun Belt cornerback Darrell Luter (right) helps put the clamps on a UL-Lafayette runner during a conference battle in 2021.

08/16/2022 - 5:00am
Editor’s Note: This is the fourth in a series previewing Louisiana Tech’s opponents for the 2022 football season. Next up is the South Alabama Jaguars. A year ago, South Alabama head coach Kane Wommack was where Louisiana Tech’s Sonny Cumbie is now...

OPINIONS

Homework buddies? Give me a break

By John Rosemond

08/16/2022 - 5:00am
Q: The school our 10-year-old daughter attends believes parents should micromanage homework sessions – they call it “being a homework buddy.” As a consequence, our daughter believes we should help her with her assignments. Mind you, we’re willing to...

OBITUARIES

Kristie Michelle Palacios
08/10/2022 - 12:00am
A Memorial service for Kristie Michelle Palacios, 40, of Ruston, will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, August 10, 2022, at Temple Baptist Church Chapel in Ruston. Rev. Dale Oden will officiate the service under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home...