SUbscriber Login | NEW SUBSCRIPTION  

Archive - Article

  • 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.

March 20th, 2014

‘Hoss’ Garrett Relays to run today at RHS

in

Ruston High School will play host to the annual “Hoss” Garrett Relays today at L.J. “Hoss” Garrett Stadium.
Throwing events will begin at 3:15 p.m. while the running events are set for a 5 p.m. start.
Joining the Ruston teams in competition will be teams from Bastrop, Captain Shreve, Jonesboro-Hodge, Rayville and Simsboro.

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

Choudrant falls against Lakeside

in
031914 CHS Matthew Bullock C.jpg

Choudrant High School second baseman Matthew Bullock made this throw to first for an out Tuesday, but that didn’t prevent the Aggies from falling 3-2 to Lakeside.

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 defeated on road at Arkansas

in
031014 GBase Edvaradas Matusevicius C.jpg

FAYETTEVILLE — The Arkansas baseball team (11-7) completed its mid-week sweep of Grambling State (3-17) and earned its third victory in a row with an 8-0 win on Wednesday in Baum Stadium.
The victory was Arkansas’ second shutout of the season and completed the team’s third sweep of 2014. The Razorbacks once again jumped out to an early lead, scoring two in the first and three in the third. Arkansas added three more in the sixth to complete the scoring.

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

Sports Briefs

in

Ole Miss tops Tech softball
OXFORD, Miss. — Ole Miss pitchers Carly Hummel, Shelby Jo Fenter and Madi Osias combined to toss a no-hitter while leading the Rebels to a 3-0 win over Louisiana Tech Wednesday night in Oxford.
Tech pitchers Bianca Duran and Pauline Tufi surrendered only three runs but it was enough as the Lady Techsters only had one base runner against the Rebel trio of arms in the circle.

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

Visiting GSU professor: Students need more math

031814 GSU math C.jpg

GRAMBLING — Brett Sims, who actually loves math, has a deep concern: “Students know less mathematics today with more technology than when my father was in school and they had no technology.
“Knowing math means knowing yourself and knowing your surroundings, and we all need to know those things,” he said.
Sims, an associate mathematics professor at Borough of Manhattan Community College in New York, returned to Grambling State University to deliver the Region Endowed Chair Lecture Series at Carver Hall late last month.

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

Beta Sigma Phi celebrates sweethearts

IMG_2636 C.jpg

The La Laureate Omega chapter of Beta Sigma Phi held the Light Up My Heart Valentine Sweetheart Dinner on Feb. 14 at Calvert Crossing. Members, spouses and guests enjoyed a buffet dinner. Linda Richmond was honored as the 2013-14 Sweetheart of the chapter.
Pictured above are members Pat Edington, Marlen Waters (chairperson) and Mary Calloway.
Pictured below is 2013-14 Sweetheart Linda Richmond being introduced by Bill Brown.

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

Club News

Long Leaf Pine Chapter DAR
Long Leaf Pine Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution met at 1 p.m. March 4 at Trinity United Methodist Church with 13 members and 3 guests present. 
Regent Melissa Wiygul opened the meeting with the DAR ritual and conducted chapter business.
Secretary Kara Giddings read the minutes and they were approved. Treasurer Anne Hough gave the treasurer’s report. 
Wiygul read the President General’s message and presented several historical quotes from the “National Defender” concerning patriotism and the Flag.  

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

Law enforcement further education during seminar

Men and women put their lives on the line day in and day out to provide a certain level of safety to area residents.
Law enforcement officials with the Ruston Police Department, Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s Office, Louisiana Tech Police Department and Grambling State University Police Department came together on Tuesday to hear from the North Louisiana Criminalistics Laboratory, located in Shreveport.
Although the purpose of the event was to bring the different agencies together, there was also a profusion of information presented during the five-hour seminar.

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

Dissolving Common Core myths

in
Arrington, Briana.jpg

One of the biggest uncertainties in Baton Rouge right now is Common Core and the implementation of a more rigorous assessment to go along with it, Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers, which would replace the LEAP and iLEAP end-of-year assessments.
There are many myths surrounding Common Core and what it is and, more importantly, what it’s for. It has become somewhat of an enigma among parents, teachers and communities.
Here is a fact: Common Core, in its most basic origin, is simply a set of standards, not curriculum.

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

RHS FBLA leads district once again

in

Ruston High School Future Business Leaders of America left no doubt about which school in District II was the best at the District II FBLA Leadership Conference at ULM on Feb. 5. Although many schools did an excellent job and many won their share of district titles, RHS FBLA captured more district titles than any other school in attendance. RHS had 22 members earn 20 excellent ratings in 15 events and 29 members earn 26 superior in 20 events. RHS finished with the most district titles again this year as 10 members walked away as District Champions in 8 events.

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