SUbscriber Login | NEW SUBSCRIPTION  

Archive - Oct 22, 2008

  • 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.

Sparta lessons flow in schools

“Imagine what it would be like if our water wells ran dry,” Bell said in a memo to principals and faculty members. “It would have a significant and serious economic impact on our communities and our region. Perhaps if we plant the seed with our youth, then we may begin to help some individuals change their wasteful habits with ground water usage.”

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

Bearcats follow Dean’s example

The Bearcats are hoping great things can also happen Friday night when they face No. 1 state ranked West Monroe at Rebel Stadium in a battle of District 1-5A rivals.
Graham marvels at the very fact that RHS is among the elite list of high schools with a professional Hall of Fame athlete among its graduates.
“How many students can say that they have played on the same practice field with Fred Dean?” Graham said . “Or have worn the same colors and strived for the same pride?  To have those things in common, itís just a flat out honor.”

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

Tech teamwork goes global

Important projects require it. The LHC, a 17-mile long underground particle accelerator built beneath the Franco-Swiss border near Geneva, Switzerland, is aimed at cracking some of the most arcane secrets of modern science. It will produce data on a scale that you and I cannot likely comprehend and will require more computing power than has ever been leveraged toward any one goal to perform its data analysis.
Scientists hope they find answers to some of the most fundamental questions of our existence, questions that heretofore were matters of faith or belief.

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

Oil price slips mean state must save

It certainly represents a break for the individual. We’ve been carving big chunks out of our take-home pay to make it to and from the places we need to go because of high gas prices, but the state is going to see the opposite effect once the numbers are in. What’s good for us is also bad for us.
The governor, who came into office riding that wave of plump budgets and immediately set about making sure one-time money went to one-time expenditures, has said already that next year’s budgets are going to be tight.

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

DART remembers

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month, and 26 silhouettes are on display outside the Ruston Civic Center to represent the women and children killed as a result of domestic violence since 1997 in the five parishes DART serves.
Signs set up in the Civic Center Monday evening revealed facts about domestic violence, such as “A woman is battered every nine seconds in the U.S.” and “Ninety-five percent of all assaults on spouses or ex-spouses are committed by men.”

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