SUbscriber Login | NEW SUBSCRIPTION  

Archive - Oct 8, 2011

  • 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.

Celebrating National School Lunch Week

in
6-lunch week.jpg

Ruston Mayor Dan Hollingsworth recently signed a proclamation recognizing National School Lunch Week as Oct. 10-14. The week is dedicated to promoting good, healthy school lunches. The Lincoln Parish public schools are celebrating the week in various ways. Some are inviting parents, school board members and other community members to eat with them. Some schools are allowing students to select their favorite foods for the week’s menu. Pictured are Hollingsworth, Superintendent of Schools Danny Bell and the system’s cafeteria staff.

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

I.A. LEWIS SCHOOL NEWS

in
Students, parents partake in Open House Carnival
6-outdoor.jpg

From 5-6:30 p.m. Sept. 27, the I.A. Lewis parking lot was turned into our Annual Open House Carnival. 
Tents from Community Trust, First National Bank and Smoothie King allowed parents to get in the shade and meet teachers, check out books and get handouts about classroom activities.  Our wonderful Adopt-a-School partner, The Bridge Community Church (formerly Crossroads), grilled hot dogs and offered bottled water to nearly 200 attendees.

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

Students show off musical, oratory skills

in
7-wizard.jpg

Alma Mater Sing Off
Principal Boston has done many things at Grambling High School to promote pride and respect. On Sept. 23, each class at GHS had to gather together and perform the alma mater in front of a panel of judges.

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

PTA honors new members

in
7-ruston.jpg

Shavonne Garner-Price, right, receives a PTA gift basket from Julie Kyte, Ruston High School PTA president, at the RHS Open House on Sept. 29. The basket contained two tickets to the RHS/Ouachita football game, two RHS sweatshirts and a $100 gift card. Garner-Price, mother of RHS student Devin Price and principal of Ruston Elementary School, had her name drawn from among new members of the RHS PTA.

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

HICO ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

in

The following students are on the honor roll for the first six weeks.
“A” Honor Roll – 4.0
First grade: Dotson Jaden, Jacks Madison, Jones Jada, Mack Kobe, Rushing Janiyah, Slaton Joilyn and Strain Jonathan

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

It’s good to think about retirement savings

in
Fallin, Randy.jpg

You may not see it posted on your calendar, but Oct. 16 – 22 is National Save for Retirement Week. This annual event, endorsed by Congress, is designed to raise awareness about the importance of saving for retirement — so you may want to take some time this week to review your own strategy for achieving the retirement lifestyle you’ve envisioned.


If you’re not convinced of the need for an event such as National Save for Retirement Week, just consider these statistics, taken from the Employee Benefit Research Institute’s 2011 Retirement Confidence Survey:

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

What do you do with multiple 401(k) plans?

in
Conville, Bobby.jpg

So far, life has been good to you. The career and family are thriving and your quest for a financially secure retirement has been going strong for decades. 
You’ve remained a diligent saver and maxed out your contributions to the 401(k) plans offered through all of your previous employers.

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

Becoming your own bank is not the same as paying with cash

in
Moore, Byron.jpg

Question: A few weeks ago you wrote about borrowing your own money to make major purchases. I already pay cash for most everything I buy. Isn’t this the same thing?
 
Answer: No. This reminds me of two guys freezing their earlobes off in Alaska one winter. One guy says, “I’m heading to Phoenix as soon I can!”

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

Grand opening presented

in
9-clinic.jpg

Ribbon cutting ceremonies were held Sept. 29 for Ruston Urology Associates-Dr. Edward Rutland, located at 411 East Vaughn Ave., Suite 206 in Ruston. The ceremony was sponsored by the Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commerce. Pictured above, Rutland cuts the ribbon, symbolizing the opening of his new practice.

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

Ribbon cutting held

in
9-usave.jpg

Ribbon cutting ceremonies were held Sept. 27 for the new location of U-Save Car and Truck Rental, located at 1105 La. Highway 33 in Ruston. The ceremony was sponsored by the Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commerce.

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