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.

August 24th, 2013

Tech closes fall camp with scrimmage

in
081813 Ryan Higgins C.jpg

Louisiana Tech scrimmaged for under two hours at Joe Aillet Stadium as the team effectively closed fall camp Friday afternoon.
The team held one final shorts practice Saturday morning that focused more on the conditioning of the players rather than any game planning.
Tech was not only battling the general soreness of 18 straight days of practice but also hot weather as the temperature on the Field Turf surface of Joe Aillet Stadium eclipsed 106 degrees during Friday’s scrimmage.

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

Monday book signing set for Rob Museum

in

Author Samuel G. Freedman will appear at a book signing at 5:30 p.m. Monday in the Doris Robinson Banquet Hall at the Eddie Robinson Museum.
Freedman’s book “Breaking The Line” tells the story of the season in black college football that transformed the sport and helped change the course of the civil rights movement.

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 to hold first night soccer match

in

The Louisiana Tech soccer team returns to Ruston for its home opener as they host Central Arkansas at 7 p.m. today in what will be the first ever night match played at the Lady Techster Soccer Complex.
Tech (0-1) is coming off a grueling 1-0 loss to SEC foe LSU that saw a grand total of 11 freshmen see their first ever collegiate action, including Madison Doll, who had a breakout performance with a team-high four shots, two on goal, that all came within a span of 10 minutes in the second period.

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

Remember to register to vote before deadline

There’s no question about it: Louisianans love a good election. But candidates, campaigns, and all the trappings of running for office may not really be the heart of the matter.
After all, when you get right down it, elections are about voters.
This week is Voter Registration Week in the Bayou State, a week set aside for state and local election officials to educate the public about the mechanics of an election day and to emphasize registering to vote.

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

Physician cautions food choices

in

Are you aware that a very high percentage of the food you consume has been genetically modified? Genetically modified foods are foods and livestock fed that are produced from plants seeds that have undergone genetic manipulation by laboratory techniques. These techniques allow the plants to survive heavy spraying of pesticides as well as the weed killer Roundup.
The main modified crops are corn, soybeans, cotton, canola, sugar beets and alfalfa.
The American Academy of Environmental Medicine (AAEM) urges physicians to advise their patients to avoid consuming genetically modified foods.

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

Preparation key to success

in
Cox-Boniol mug.jpg

Tom and I were recently in Nashville for a weekend with friends. I’d spent quite a bit of time there when I was working for our local radio station, but the three of them were making their first foray into Music City. So I was happy to serve as the unofficial “tour guide” for the group, content to be retreading familiar ground. However, I would soon find myself in a most unexpected and mesmerizing situation.

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

Keep deployed soliders in mind

in
Bleich, Joe C.jpg

We pray for their safe return as we thank them all.

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

2013 RPAR Summer Youth Basketball League Champions

in
RPAR 2.jpg

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

2013 RPAR Summer Youth Basketball League Champions

in
RPAR 1.jpg

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

Flying fish creating havoc for boaters

in
082513 Silver Carp C.jpg

There is a saltwater fish known for its ability to leap from the water. They create lots of entertainment when you get one on the line by its tendency to jump and jump and jump again.
They’re ladyfish and fishermen love them.
There’s also a freshwater fish known for its ability to leap from the water. You’re not going to get one to bite, unless you figure out how to get tiny little plankton to hang onto your hook.
They’re Asian (silver) carp and fishermen hate them.

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