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05/26/2017 - 12:20pm
The incoming head of the Pelican Institute for Public Policy said Thursday his organization wants to create a movement in Louisiana that will push for constitutionally limited government and other conservative principles. “We want to create conditions that let prosperity grow,” Daniel Erspamer said...
05/26/2017 - 12:23pm
ARCADIA — The city of Arcadia has signed agreement to purchase the Factory Stores of America, a popular outlet mall in the city, for $500,000. The announcement was made during ceremonies Thursday at the mall. Arcadia Mayor Eugene Smith said the city council agreed to purchase the 90,000-square-foot...
05/26/2017 - 12:24pm
More charges have been added to list of those faced by two adults and one juvenile in reference to a recent rash of vehicle burglaries in the parish. Jamario Montreal Smith, 18, of 500 South Barnett Springs Road, in Ruston, now faces 22 counts of burglary, while Emerion Holland, 17, of 141 Bennett...
05/25/2017 - 11:47am
Lincoln Parish residents can purchase flashlights, batteries, portable generators and other emergency supplies at a reduced state sales tax during the state Hurricane Preparedness Sales Tax Holiday Saturday and Sunday. The state holiday provides a 2 percent exemption from the state sales tax on...
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05/25/2017 - 11:50am
It’s not everyday that a 14-year-old owns their own business, but Dakota Carpenter, of Choudrant, does. Dakota will begin 10th grade at Darbonne Woods Charter School in the fall, but for now, she is focused on her business — Agua Plantas. She was able to create her business through the help of the...

Announcements

Jeff Norsworthy, of Ruston, proudly announces the recent engagement and forthcoming marriage of his daughter, Heather Denise Norsworthy to Caleb Austin Brown, of Ruston. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Hedy Norsworthy; and the late Gervis Norsworthy, of Ruston. Heather is a graduate of...
Kellie Paige Webb, of Lake Charles, and Jacob Ivan Duke, of Ruston, proudly announce their recent engagement and forthcoming marriage. The bride-elect is the daughter of Greg and Tammy Webb, of Lake Charles; and the granddaughter of Phillip and Patty Webb, of Montgomery, Texas; and the late Hebert...

Sports

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BILOXI, Miss. — After going two and done in the Conference USA Baseball Tournament, Louisiana Tech will play the waiting game over the weekend...

Louisiana Tech placed three student-athletes on the 2017 InTouch Credit Union Conference USA Track and Field All-Academic Team, the league office...

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After an outstanding fall 2016 football season, the Grambling State University championship football team started wearing big rings proving that...

Editorials

It may have started as a joke, but then on May 9, Michael Wall, a Ruston native and law enforcement officer, and Shelton Foster Jr., of Dry Prong, and also a law enforcement...
It was a day of milestones Saturday as Louisiana Tech University held its 320th Commencement Exercises at the Thomas Assembly Center. Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards served...