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Thursday, August 17, 2017 - 12:04pm
Rock the Railroad is coming back. Starting Sept. 1 and every Friday of each of Louisiana Tech University’s seven home football game weekends, Railroad Park will be the site of live music, pep rallies and themed events aimed at drawing people to downtown Ruston. Rock the Railroad is part of the larger Loyal Blue Weekend partnership created last year among the city, the Ruston Lincoln Convention & Visitors Bureau and Tech. This year’s weekends will also include game day events at Joe Aillet Stadium, the return of the city-sponsored shuttle service between downtown and the stadium, earlier...

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09/12/2014
As part of the second amendment, American citizens have the right to bear arms, and while some citizens are unable to use those weapons for the purpose of hunting game there is a group dedicated to...
09/12/2014
Young pro football fans will have the opportunity to exhibit their football skills when the Ruston Parks and Recreation hosts an NFL Punt, Pass and Kick competition at 9:30 a.m. Saturday. The...
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09/11/2014
Kip Franklin spends his days planning for things he hopes never happen. As director of the Lincoln Parish Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness, it’s Franklin’s job to make sure...
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09/11/2014
A.E. Phillips has held a ceremony on 9/11 for the past 12 years to honor and remember the people who lost their lives during the terrorist attack on Washington D.C. and New York City on Sept. 11,...
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09/11/2014
Some of Ruston’s Section 8 housing tenants may find themselves having to pay for an extra bedroom or move to a smaller unit. The city’s board of aldermen on Monday approved a recommendation from the...
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09/11/2014
The Raffle quilt for the Louisiana Chicken Festival is ready. Tickets are $1 each or six for $5 and may be purchased at the Dubach Restoration and Beautification Office in Dubach or from local...
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09/11/2014
The annual Lincoln Parish Career Night for all high school juniors and seniors from Jackson and Lincoln Parishes was held Tuesday afternoon in the student center at Louisiana Tech University. “I am...
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09/11/2014
Students right are in our Junior and Senior Classes and are taking advantage of the Dual Enrollment Classes offered at Bethel Christian School through Louisiana Tech University, University of...
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09/11/2014
A Word from Ms. Hilton: Thank you to our parents and students for a wonderful start to the 2014 school year! Remember, our cookie dough sale ends Sept. 16 and T-shirt sales end Sept. 19. Please be...
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09/10/2014
On Tuesday afternoon, Ruston Police and Ruston Fire departments responded to a vehicle crash close to the intersection of the southbound lane of U.S. Highway 167 and West Georgia Avenue. According to...