SUbscriber Login | NEW SUBSCRIPTION  

Archive

  • warning: Parameter 2 to ad_flash_adapi() expected to be a reference, value given in /var/www/vhosts/rustonleader.com/httpdocs/includes/module.inc on line 497.
  • warning: Parameter 2 to ad_flash_adapi() expected to be a reference, value given in /var/www/vhosts/rustonleader.com/httpdocs/includes/module.inc on line 497.
  • warning: Parameter 2 to ad_flash_adapi() expected to be a reference, value given in /var/www/vhosts/rustonleader.com/httpdocs/includes/module.inc on line 497.
  • warning: Parameter 2 to ad_flash_adapi() expected to be a reference, value given in /var/www/vhosts/rustonleader.com/httpdocs/includes/module.inc on line 497.
  • warning: Parameter 2 to ad_flash_adapi() expected to be a reference, value given in /var/www/vhosts/rustonleader.com/httpdocs/includes/module.inc on line 497.

November 29th, 2016

Dr. Joseph Willis Strother

112916joestrother.jpg

Dr. Joseph Willis Strother, 82, of Clayton, Georgia, died November 25, 2016. He was born December 14, 1933 in New Orleans, Louisiana, son of Southern Baptist Missionaries, Dr. Greene W. and Mrs. Martha Krause Strother. From 1934-1940 and 1947-1949, he lived with his family in Anhui, Henan and Jiangsu provinces of China. He received a B. A. degree from Louisiana College in 1955. On June 1, 1955, he was married to Earlene Richards in St. Landry, Louisiana.

Bookmark and Share

Choudrant hosts annual Christmas in the Village

in
Events begin at 3 p.m. Saturday
120715 ChoudrantChristmas C.jpg

Christmas is in the air in Lincoln Parish, and Choudrant is no exception.
The Village of Choudrant will present Christmas in the Village from 4 to 8 p.m. Saturday at Choudrant Park.
Celeste Butler, village clerk, said there is usually a large crowd for the event.
“We usually have several hundred residents out for this,” she said.
“The kids love the bounce house and crafts, the ladies like the vendors and the men seem to enjoy hanging out by the bonfire and visiting with each other.”
While everyone also enjoys the chili, Butler said, Santa is the main attraction.

Full text of this article is available to subscribers only. Login if you are already a subscriber. If you are not a subscriber, you can subscribe to the online version here.

Bookmark and Share

DRABO craft show set for holiday shopping

in

Community members looking for unique last- minute gifts for the holiday season can look no further than the Dubach Christmas Craft Show from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday at the Scott Hamilton Warehouse.
More than 25 vendors, 10 of which that will be outside of the warehouse weather permitting, will be on hand selling items coming from as far way as India, said Gina Stokes, Dubach Restoration and Beautification Organization event coordinator.

Full text of this article is available to subscribers only. Login if you are already a subscriber. If you are not a subscriber, you can subscribe to the online version here.

Bookmark and Share

Grambling Christmas parade to roll Dec. 10

in
121315 Grambling Christmas DA C.jpg

Grambling residents will receive gifts, treats and a chance to visit with Santa Claus during the annual Grambling Christmas parade Dec. 10 in Grambling.
The parade will begin at 11 a.m. at New Rocky Valley Church moving east on Martin Luther King Avenue at the Christian Center; move through the business area and Grambling State University; take a left at the Catholic Center and finish at the Grambling Fire Station at 562 Stadium Dr., said Nelda Baisy, Grambling Joy Fund Committee Chairperson.

Full text of this article is available to subscribers only. Login if you are already a subscriber. If you are not a subscriber, you can subscribe to the online version here.

Bookmark and Share

Christmas countdown: City to turn on lights

in
Ruston celebration begins Thursday

The countdown is underway. At precisely 6 p.m. Thursday, downtown Ruston will light up for Christmas.
That’s when Mayor Ronny Walker and several special guests will flip an 8-foot-tall switch that will turn on hundreds of white LED lights along Park Avenue, in Railroad Park and the central business district.

Full text of this article is available to subscribers only. Login if you are already a subscriber. If you are not a subscriber, you can subscribe to the online version here.

Bookmark and Share

Family connections can be key

in
Judd, Cathy 2014.jpg

How does a family find time to connect? Family meals. I know what you’re saying, “we don’t have time to sit down to eat a meal together.” We are racing off to soccer practice, dance lessons, basketball games, attending meetings and catching up with friends.

Full text of this article is available to subscribers only. Login if you are already a subscriber. If you are not a subscriber, you can subscribe to the online version here.

Bookmark and Share

Sloan sets example for student athletes

The goal of every great student-athlete is to achieve a high level of success in his or her sport as well as in the classroom.
Fittingly, Louisiana Tech soccer player Kathryn Sloan has scored that goal in a big way.
Last week Sloan was selected as the 2016 Academic All-America of the Year for Division I Women’s Soccer the College Sports Information Directors of America.

Full text of this article is available to subscribers only. Login if you are already a subscriber. If you are not a subscriber, you can subscribe to the online version here.

Bookmark and Share

GSU’s Carter, LSU’s Guice honored

in
honored.jpg

Grambling State’s Martez Carter, above left, has been named the Louisiana Sports Writers Association’s Special Teams Player of the Week while LSU running back Derrrius Guice, above right, is the LSWA Offensive Player of the Week for their efforts in wins over the holiday weekend. Guice rushed for a school-record 285 yards to go along with four touchdowns in LSU’s 54-39 win over Texas A&M.

Full text of this article is available to subscribers only. Login if you are already a subscriber. If you are not a subscriber, you can subscribe to the online version here.

Bookmark and Share

Lady Techsters clash with ULM tonight

in
Tipoff set for 6 p.m. at Fant-Ewing Coliseum in Monroe
112716 Techsters Lang C.jpg

For the second time in 10 days, Louisiana Tech will play an Interstate-20 neighbor when the Lady Techsters travel 30 minutes east to face the University of Louisiana-Monroe at 6 p.m. today at Fant-Ewing Coliseum.
Tech (2-2) and ULM (2-3) will meet for the 54th time in women’s basketball with the Lady Techsters leading the series 44-9, although the Warhawks won the last two meetings.
The two programs haven’t met since the 2007-08 season, when ULM won 72-51 in Ruston.

Full text of this article is available to subscribers only. Login if you are already a subscriber. If you are not a subscriber, you can subscribe to the online version here.

Bookmark and Share

Holtz: ‘We have to move on and get ready’

in
Tech turns attention toward C-USA championship game at Western Kentucky
112716 Tech Holtz too C.jpg

Louisiana Tech’s football team had the chance to host the Conference USA championship game with a win in the Bulldogs’ regular-season finale at Southern Mississippi on Friday.
But the Bulldogs saw their opportunity slip away in a 39-24 loss to the Golden Eagles.
Now Tech has to turn around and prepare to play at Western Kentucky at 11 a.m. Saturday in the C-USA title game.

Full text of this article is available to subscribers only. Login if you are already a subscriber. If you are not a subscriber, you can subscribe to the online version here.

Bookmark and Share