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.

September 27th, 2013

Tech soccer to host Tulsa

in

The much-anticipated Conference USA season starts on at 7 p.m. tonight with Louisiana Tech opening up on the road against Tulsa at the Hurricane Soccer and Track Stadium.
This marks the first ever match for Tech (5-4-1) in C-USA which opens its 19th season of women’s soccer competition on Friday with all 16 teams squaring off in league action.

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

Volunteers show support for D.A.R.T

For the last nine years, Ruston’s Domestic Abuse Resistance Team has had a Pumpkin Patch fundraiser in order to raise money for the fight against domestic abuse. An 18-wheeler full of pumpkins will be unloading at Townsend House soon. There will be an army of volunteers unloading all of the pumpkins and they just need us to go buy one.
October is right around the corner, and as we fall into the autumn season, people are gearing up for their Domestic Abuse Awareness Month events. So, it is no surprise that D.A.R.T is having their annual Pumpkin Patch fundraiser.

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

Finding a ring inside a candle

in
Darden, Jessica mug.jpg

Can you imagine burning a candle and somewhere in the wax is a tiny plastic bag containing a ring valued at $10, $100, $1,000 or even $5,000?
My guess would be no, since that was my original reaction. But there is a company, a legitimate company — Diamond Candles.
According to their website, the business got started when David and Brenda were nearing their first anniversary.

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

Superbug: Drug resistant diseases

in
Kershaw, Kelsey.jpg

The term superbug does not just refer to the transformer-looking grasshoppers hiding out in the backyard; recently, it has become a popular term for drug-resistant diseases that are rapidly growing in the United States.
According to a recent report by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, at least 2 million people have developed life-threatening bacterial infections that are resistant to multiple types of antibiotics.
This resistance to antibiotics has led to at least 23,000 deaths from infections in the last year.

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

Mr. Ashton Attis Wilkerson

Aston A Wilkerson.jpg

Graveside services for Mr. Ashton Attis Wilkerson are scheduled for Sunday, September 29, 2013, 2:00 p.m., at the Grambling Memorial Garden Cemetery. In case of inclement weather services will be at Memorial Funeral Home in Arcadia. Ashton was born in Ruston, LA on November 13, 1936 to the union of Esther Goree and Calvin A. Wilkerson. Upon the death of his mother in 1937, “Jerry,” as he was affectionately known, grew up in the home of his maternal aunt, Nulon Goree Williams and uncle Joe E. Williams, Sr.

Bookmark and Share

Margie Opal Garrett Douglas

Margie Opal Garrett Douglas, 97, of Ruston, Louisiana went to be with her Lord September 23, 2013.

Bookmark and Share

Mrs. Mary Margaret Barr

Mary Barr.jpg

Mrs. Mary Margaret Barr, 87, passed away on Tuesday, September 24, 2013 after a brief illness. A memorial service to celebrate her life will be held Tuesday, October 1, 2013, at 10:00 am at Broadmoor United Methodist Church. Officiating will be Rev. Ken Irby and Rev. Kathy Wafer of Broadmoor United Methodist Church. Mrs. Barr was born Sept. 11, 1926 to Mr. and Mrs. W. T. Stamps. She was a proud Texan and claimed the entire state as her native home - never wanting to favor one city over the other of the many Texas locales in which she resided.

Bookmark and Share

Mary Doherty

Mary Doherty.jpg

A celebration of life will be held Saturday, September 28 at 2:00 p.m. at the Blanchard-St. Denis Funeral Home of Natchitoches for Mrs. George Doherty, the former Mary Jeanne Mabry, 90, who passed away peacefully surrounded by family and friends, Tuesday, September 24 at Natchitoches Regional Medical Center. Interment will be at Memory Lawn in Natchitoches. The Reverend Doug de Graffenreid will officiate the services. Mrs. Doherty was preceded in death by her beloved husband, George, her parents, and two brothers.

Bookmark and Share

Sheriff's Sale

Sheriff's Sale
Suit number 560173 in the 1st Judicial District Court of Louisiana
BANCORPSOUTH BANK
Versus
JROB REALTY LLC
JASON L ROBERTS
PATRICIA M ROBERTS
JROB BLANCHARD LLC
JROB ELLERBY LLC
JROB WESTPORT LLC
JROB BOSSIER LLC
JROB SHREVEPORT LLC

Bookmark and Share

PUBLIC NOTICE

PUBLIC NOTICE
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that an Ordinance titled:
ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 29 OF THE CODE OF ORDINANCES OF THE CITY OF RUSTON, LOUISIANA, BY CHANGING CERTAIN OF THE DISTRICT BOUNDARIES PROVIDED FOR THEREIN.
Case #1157: Application to Rezone (from R-25 One Family Residential to CN Commercial Node)
Applicant: Brent Crawford/Crawford Financial Group
Location: Vacant Property abutting south side of tract at 1843 North Trenton
(Parcels 14183112163 and 14183000071

Bookmark and Share