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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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09/13/2014
All Hours Fitness has a new, larger location with state of the art equipment, 24/7 access with surveillance and a kid’s zone at no extra charge. The Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commerce hosted a...
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09/13/2014
The Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commerce hosted a ribbon cutting for the grand opening event at Sears Hometown Store to welcome the new owners, Adam and Kelli Harris. The Harrises started their Sears...
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09/12/2014
For the fourth consecutive year, New Tech @ Ruston has been named one of the top New Tech Network national demonstration sites for the 2014-15 school year. Kris Williams, coaching manager for NTN in...
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09/12/2014
The city of Grambling will host mayors from five historic black towns across the United States. Grambling Mayor Ed Jones said the group Historic Black Towns and Settlements Alliance, Inc., was formed...
09/12/2014
On Saturday the North Central Chapter of the Southern Cruisers will be hosting an event at Madden Memorial Park in Simsboro. The park is located on U.S. Highway 80 across from Simsboro High School...
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...