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NEWS

06/04/2023 - 12:00am
Once again, the city of Ruston is looking for an economic development administrator. Jade West, who took the job eight months ago, has been hired as Entergy’s North Louisiana project manager. Friday was her last day with the city. Her departure...

SPORTS

RHS softball taking advantage of June summer league

Ruston softball coach Lauren Garvie is ready to begin the team’s summer league on Monday, playing against some of the top programs in the area. Photo by Darrell James

06/04/2023 - 12:00am
Lauren Garvie was taken aback when she heard the news, but in the best way possible. After spending the previous four seasons as an assistant coach at Carthage High School in Carthage, Texas, Garvie came to Ruston ready to build the softball program...

OPINIONS

Do you read stats on the back of baseball cards?
06/04/2023 - 12:00am
Late one evening this week I couldn’t fall asleep, so I began searching on my tablet for something to stream. I happened upon some obscure baseball documentary about the fascination with the fastball. The 2016 film featured accounts from actual...

OBITUARIES

Ernestine J. Young
06/02/2023 - 12:00am
Visitation for Ernestine J. Young, age 84, will be Saturday, June 3, at 10 a.m. with services following at 11 a.m. at Temple Baptist Church Chapel in Ruston. Officiating the services will be the Dr. Reggie Bridges and Rev. Dale Oden. Interment will...