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12/12/2018 - 12:13pm
Ruston’s Piney Hills Harmony Chorus of Sweet Adelines will present “Home for Christmas” in Monroe’s Strauss Theatre at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Saturday. A mix of religious and secular seasonal songs are on the program, ranging from “Silent Night” and “O Come, O Come, Emmanuel” to “White Christmas” and “...
12/12/2018 - 12:25pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Michael Cohen, a lawyer who made his career protecting President Donald Trump, was set to learn today whether his decision to cooperate with federal investigators will lessen his punishment for crimes including making illegal hush-money payments to two women during the 2016 campaign...
12/12/2018 - 12:27pm
BATON ROUGE — The Louisiana Department of Health will be holding a special one-day flu vaccination promotion from 2 p.m. until 6:30 p.m. Thursday at various parish health units around the state. These vaccinations are available at no cost to the patient and allow people an easy way to get flu shots...
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12/12/2018 - 12:31pm
Students enrolled in John Frazier’s Engineering Graphics class in Grambling State University’s Department of Engineering Technology wanted to push things to a new level by pursuing a specific class project for the fall semester. So Frazier and the class decided to construct a drone. “I was proud...
12/12/2018 - 12:32pm
The Lincoln Parish Police Jury 2019 proposed budget, which reflects a $3.3 million increase from this year, passed without opposition Tuesday at the jury’s monthly meeting. Parish Administrator Courtney Hall and the police jury’s contract accountant Holly Lowry said the roughly 18 percent increase...

Announcements

Haley Leigh Colvin, of Choudrant, and Ragan Lee Bonnette, of Alexandria were united in holy matrimony at 5:30 p.m. on Oct. 6 at Bayou Haven in Alexandria. The double-ring ceremony was officiated by special friend of the bride and groom, Joey Gulledge. The bride is the daughter of Bill Colvin, of...
Victoria Ward, of Shreveport, and Jacob Davis, of Ruston, were united in holy matrimony at 6 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 27 at the Historic Fire Station in downtown Ruston. The double-ring ceremony was officiated by Reverend Ben Ward, uncle to the bride. The bride is the daughter of Jason Ward, of...

Sports

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An injury-depleted roster didn’t slow Louisiana Tech in the Dunkin’ Dogs game against Mississippi Valley State at the Thomas Assembly Center....

MONROE — Dallas Polk-Hilliard registered a double-double of 18 points and 11 rebounds, but it wasn’t enough to overcome an eight-point halftime...

FARMERVILLE — Ruston High School’s boys basketball team made it three straight wins Tuesday night as the Bearcats took a 64-38 road win at Union...

Editorials

Excelling at either academics or athletics on the collegiate level is impressive. Excelling at both is a shining example of being the best one can be. That makes Louisiana...
Of all the elements of holiday celebrations in American culture, one of the most integral practices for many people is the playing of Christmas music. From retail stores to...