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Saturday, April 29, 2017 - 11:08pm
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About 150 people, chanting and carrying signs expressing concern for the Earth, marched from the Lincoln Parish Courthouse to Railroad Park and back Saturday as part of a local rally protesting an anticipated move by the federal government to weaken existing environmental protection regulations. “I’m a grandfather who’s concerned about the future of the planet my grandchildren are going to inherit,” Johnny Armstrong, of Ruston, told the citizen-organized People’s Climate Rally. “It would be immoral for us to not do what we can do for the good of our grandchildren’s home,” Armstrong said. “For...

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07/01/2014
Ira Taylor sits at his cluttered dining room table studying the directions for his latest project, a balsa wood model of an old bi-plane. The struts, he says, need to be redone. Taylor, 89, of Ruston...
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07/01/2014
Sitting outside enjoying cool summer breezes is a favorite pastime of many North Louisiana residents. Swatting mosquitoes, however, is a constant battle when enjoying the great outdoors during summer...
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06/30/2014
Top: Leader photo by KAYLA FRITH- Hundreds gathered on Saturday morning to watch babies hit the mat and crawl their way to the finish line. The Diaper Derby, sponsored by Barnes Portraiture, is one...
06/30/2014
The regular Lincoln Parish School Board meeting will begin at 6 p.m. Tuesday with several items up for discussion, including the adoption of participation in a lawsuit against the state.
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06/30/2014
A Dubach couple was arrested Friday morning and charged with possession of schedule II methamphetamine with intent to distribute and possession of drug paraphernalia according to the Lincoln Parish...
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06/30/2014
Professor Guillermo Badenes, head of the International Relations Office at the National University of Cordoba (UNC) in Argentina, recently visited Louisiana Tech University and brought with him a...
06/29/2014
Even though candidate qualifying for the Nov. 4 primary is still almost six weeks away, voter interest in the election is ramping up, Lincoln Parish Registrar of Voters Dianna Stone said. “More...
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06/29/2014
The Bank of Ruston entry (pictured above) was the winning float in the 2014 Louisiana Peach Festival Parade held Saturday morning. Rainy weather made things tough on the festival tennis tournament...
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06/29/2014
Teachers and students alike like the fresh feeling of the beginning of a new school year. New touches at the Lincoln Parish Head Start building on Oakdale Street will add even more freshness to the...
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06/29/2014
U.S. Senator David Vitter attended a “Peach and Greet” event in the Friday evening as part of the kickoff to the 2014 Louisiana Peach Festival. After a brief speech by Vitter and a welcome by Police...