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Friday, August 18, 2017 - 12:08pm
Graduation speaker Stan Napper gave each of the 276 newest Louisiana Tech University graduates a jigsaw puzzle piece before they entered the floor of the Thomas Assembly Center Thursday morning for the school’s 321st Commencement Exercise. The message the retiring vice president for research and development conveyed by the end of his speech was that life is a puzzle, and it’s finding out the way to make yourself best fit that counts most. As he began his address, Napper asked the new graduates a bunch of questions about the gift. “How does it feel?” he asked. “Smooth on one side, rough on the...

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09/17/2014
Ruston Chief Deputy Marshal Jim Liner has announced his candidacy for city marshal in the Nov. 4 election. Incumbent Marshal Mike Hilton, who’s held the job for 33 years, is retiring when his term...
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09/17/2014
World War I history buffs are in for a special treat this month as “Ephemera from the War to End All Wars” begins on Sept. 26 in the Rawle Enterprise Center. Attendees to this month’s Historical...
09/17/2014
The main item on the agenda for the Dubach Board of Alderman was a presentation about back flow prevention. John Wolford, with C & L Aqua Professionals, Inc., was on hand to explain the process...
09/17/2014
The Lincoln Health Foundation is still struggling to maintain a staff at the Lincoln Parish Health Unit after major cuts in state funding. Two-thirds of employees at the health unit were recently cut...
09/16/2014
Ruston’s Board of Aldermen will be asked to make some additional changes in October to the city’s recently revised zoning code ordinance. The planning and zoning commission on Monday agreed to...
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09/16/2014
The village of Simsboro held their meeting on Monday night after having to reschedule their Sept. 8 meeting because they didn’t have a quorum. Doug Brewer, the village’s accountant, was unable to...
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09/16/2014
No new information regarding Saturday night’s two escapees from the Lincoln Parish Detention Center has been brought to light. According to Lincoln Parish Sheriff Office’s Public Information Officer...
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09/16/2014
Graduates from Louisiana Tech University earn higher median early career salaries and mid-career salaries than graduates from any other university in Louisiana, according to PayScale.com’s recently...
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09/16/2014
Ruston was well-represented over the weekend at the International Association of Athletics Federations Continental Cup in Marrakech, Morocco. Former Louisiana Tech University track standout and 2012...
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09/15/2014
In an attempt to preserve a piece of aging Ruston history, the chandelier hanging in the Dixie Center for the Arts recently descended from its perch for cleaning. Libby English, TITLE, said the Dixie...