SUbscriber Login | NEW SUBSCRIPTION  

Top News

Wednesday, November 22, 2017 - 2:02pm
120216 LincolnPines2 C.jpg
In order to make up the approximately $50,000 lost during this year’s Louisiana Peach Festival, the Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commerce has taken over and created several events for the month of December. The Chamber will continue its annual #ShopRuston campaign event 12 Days of Christmas Shopping, but will also takeover the annual Lincoln Lights Up the Pines event and the annual Ruston Christmas Parade, said Chamber president Judy Copeland. In addition to taking over those events, the Chamber will also add the first Battle for the Paddle Chili Cook Off. Earlier this year, Chamber officials...

News

  • warning: Parameter 2 to ad_flash_adapi() expected to be a reference, value given in /var/www/vhosts/rustonleader.com/httpdocs/includes/module.inc on line 497.
  • warning: Parameter 2 to ad_flash_adapi() expected to be a reference, value given in /var/www/vhosts/rustonleader.com/httpdocs/includes/module.inc on line 497.
  • warning: Parameter 2 to ad_flash_adapi() expected to be a reference, value given in /var/www/vhosts/rustonleader.com/httpdocs/includes/module.inc on line 497.
  • warning: Parameter 2 to ad_flash_adapi() expected to be a reference, value given in /var/www/vhosts/rustonleader.com/httpdocs/includes/module.inc on line 497.
  • warning: Parameter 2 to ad_flash_adapi() expected to be a reference, value given in /var/www/vhosts/rustonleader.com/httpdocs/includes/module.inc on line 497.
10/08/2014
The village of Simsboro Board of Aldermen met Monday night to discuss possible improvements to the downtown area as well as water and sewer reports. Markay Brown, a senior project manager presented...
100714 Bus C.jpg
10/07/2014
At 3:45 p.m. Monday on Louisiana Highway 33 Lincoln Parish School District bus No. 66, with approximately 25 children on board, was involved in an accident. According to reports from Eric Brazzel,...
10/07/2014
The Lincoln Parish School Board will meet in regular session tonight to discuss several items including updates on various capitol improvement projects such as additions to Cypress Springs Elementary...
10/07/2014
Downtown shoppers will soon have an additional hour to leave their vehicles parked in the same parking place before being ticketed. Ruston’s Board of Aldermen unanimously approved a package of...
100714 Eklund feature C.jpg
10/07/2014
On Oct. 18, Cedar Creek senior Erik Eklund will join talented young piano players from across the globe in the Louisiana International Piano Competition.
100614 Buddy Ball 4 C.jpg
10/07/2014
The smiles on the children’s faces said it all, and was more than enough reward for those who chose to spend their time lending a helping hand. After all, that’s what Buddy Ball is all about. Another...
100614 LPFD fire C.jpg
10/06/2014
Lincoln Parish Fire District No. 1 officials were unable to determine the cause of a Friday morning blaze that resulted in extensive damage to a mobile home on Salem Road, according to LPFD officials...
smith.jpg
10/06/2014
A Ruston man faces second-degree battery changes today after a weekend altercation with his father-in-law. Sheriff’s deputies arrested Matthew Allen Smith, 21, of 215 Brothers Road, around 1:30 a.m....
10/06/2014
The Lincoln Parish School Board filled a financial gap for the local truancy office after the state failed to reimburse grant monies for three consecutive months. Truancy, according to Merriam-...
093014 move over signs C.jpg
10/06/2014
In support of Louisiana’s “Move Over” law, Louisiana State Police Superintendent Col. Mike Edmonson, alongside Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development Secretary Sherri H. LeBas,...