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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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07/31/2014
At approximately 4:45 p.m. Wednesday, Lincoln Parish Police Juror Skip Russell was involved in a vehicle accident. The Ruston Fire Department/EMS, along with the Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s Office and...
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07/31/2014
A man convicted for having indecent behavior with a juvenile has been sentenced. Judge Jay McCallum sentenced James Anthony Bell to serve 42 years at hard labor for 10 counts of indecent behavior...
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07/31/2014
Terry Pollard didn’t let losing everything stop him from his dream of being a walking testament to his profession of faith. And walk he has — hundreds of miles so far with, thousands to go. In...
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07/31/2014
The suspect in the 2012 home invasions, rape and first-degree murder, among other charges, attempted an insanity defense earlier this month. According to court records, Cameron Kinte Mays, of Ruston...
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07/30/2014
Residents looking for a good bargain will have the chance to check out a variety of items during the Lincoln Parish Library’s Third Community Garage Sale on Saturday morning. The event will include a...
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07/30/2014
The 2014 Louisiana Annual Sales Tax Holiday will commence this Friday and last until midnight Saturday. According to the Louisiana Department of Revenue, the sales tax holiday exempts state tax for...
07/30/2014
The Second Annual Swing for Alzheimer’s Charity Golf Tournament is slated for Sept. 26 at Trails End Golf Club in Arcadia. The event is hosted by Allegiance Health Center of Ruston, Leslie Lakes...
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07/30/2014
HOUSTON — Quitman native Timothy Stewart, director of community meals/transportation at the Evelyn Rubenstein Jewish Community Center of Houston, was re-elected president of the Meals on Wheels...
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07/30/2014
Christie Mouton, center, a kinesiology major at Grambling State University, has received a Continuing Education Grant from the P.E.O. Sisterhood, an international Philanthropic Education Organization...
07/30/2014
HATTIESBURG, MISS.-—Ruston native Stan Lewis, DBA, CPA, CFE, CCEA, was an invited participant and speaker at the 2014 China International Software and Information Service Forum and Entrepreneurs’...