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10/17/2017 - 11:23am
The Leadership Lincoln XXXI October “Heath Care and Social Services Day” was sponsored by Northern Louisiana Medical Center. The day included visits with Christian Community Action, Life Choices of North Central Louisiana Ruston Regional Specialty Hospital of N. LA, Northern Louisiana Medical...
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10/17/2017 - 11:51am
State and local fire investigators are continuing their efforts to determine what caused a blaze that destroyed the Paul E. Slaton Head Start Center this morning. The building, located at 1400 Oakdale St., housed a mostly federally-funded pre-school program for children ages 3 through 5 from low-...
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10/17/2017 - 11:53am
It is interesting to get an intimate look into the life of a country music star, but it is even more satisfying to have local talent sharing the same love, and at 6:30 tonight, residents will get to meet that talent at the Lincoln Parish Library Events Center. “We are so fortunate to have Dr....
10/16/2017 - 11:17am
In the past two weeks, the people of Lincoln Parish were asked to help Governor Jon Bel Edward fulfill his promise to the mayor of Puerto Rico for aid. They did not disappoint. “I can’t say enough about the generosity shown by Lincoln Parish for the Puerto Rican Disaster Relief Drive. I reported...
10/16/2017 - 11:19am
Louisiana Tech University’s Master of Science in Engineering and Technology Management program has earned the University accolades, both as one of the most affordable online degree programs in the United States and as one of the best value programs. The SR Education Group ranked Louisiana Tech...

Announcements

Mr. and Mrs. Brian Ward Hindman, of Ruston, announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter Margaret Livingston Hindman to Clayton Glen Avery, of Jonesboro. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of the late James Archibald Livingston Jr. and Margaret Gresham Livingston, of...
Taylor Marie Aston, of Choudrant, and Justin Lann Zachry, of Choudrant, were united in holy matrimony during a 5:30 p.m. ceremony on Sept. 30 at Creekwood Gardens. The double ring ceremony was officiated by Tim Kennedy. The bride is the daughter of Brian and Carole Aston, of Ruston. She is the...

Sports

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Conference USA is doing things a little differently heading into the 2017-18 basketball season.

The league C-USA will announce two student-...

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Cedar Creek’s boys cross country team finished strong once again this weekend, taking third place at the Holy Savior Menard Invitational on...

HUNTINGTON, W. Va. — The Louisiana Tech women’s volleyball team dropped a tough 3-1 (25-19, 19-25, 25-16, 25-17) decision to Marshall on Sunday...

Editorials

The Ruston Daily Leader congratulates a pair of Grambling State University defenders who have made the most of their “last chances” at playing collegiate football. On July 29...
“Good things come to those who wait.” If that adage extolling the virtue of patients is true, then Ruston and Lincoln Parish should be in the best new Interstate 20 overpass...