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Tuesday, January 16, 2018 - 2:15pm
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Travel in Lincoln Parish came to a near grinding halt today after the first winter storm of 2018 spread a wintery mix, following by an inch or more of snow across the area. Parish public and private schools, along with Louisiana Tech, Grambling State and the Ruston campus of Delta Community College were also closed today and will be closed again Wednesday. The parish is under a hard freeze warning from 8 p.m. today until 10 a.m. Wednesday. Overnight temperatures are expected to drop to around 13 degrees, causing wind chills values as low as 5 degrees, according to the National Weather...

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10/23/2014
Jim Tindall, caricature artist, acrylic landscape artist and Arkansas native will be at the Lincoln Parish Library from 2-6 p.m. Oct. 24. Tindall, best known for his ability to sketch in permanent...
10/23/2014
Victory Media Inc., the premier media entity for military personnel transitioning to civilian life, has named Louisiana Tech University to its Military Friendly Schools list for the second...
10/23/2014
More than 50 business and civic leaders from throughout the Ruston area will be “arrested” and put “behind bars” for the Muscular Dystrophy Association’s Lock-Up fundraiser on Oct. 28 at Jim Taylor...
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10/23/2014
The Lincoln Parish School District recently had several of its educators serve on a special panel for teacher candidates enrolled in Julie Holmes’ Classroom Management course in the College of...
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10/23/2014
Susan G. Komen Fundraiser I.A. Lewis proudly raised hundreds of dollars for the Susan G. Komen Foundation through daily student jean and staff jean passes for $1. During the culminating ceremony last...
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10/23/2014
The Ruston Rotary Club proudly announces the recipients of the October Student of the Month Awards. Following comments by program coordinator Rachel Lilley, each student honoree spoke to the club...
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10/22/2014
Early voting opened at 8:30 a.m. Tuesday and a there was a steady line of people outside the registrar’s office well into the day. Chief Deputy of the Lincoln Parish Registrar of Voters Sharon...
10/22/2014
The Lincoln Parish School District has once again scored a “B,” according to the state’s comprehensive report card on school achievement received by the district on Monday. “We are happy we...
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10/22/2014
Cleopatra Mathis, poet and professor of creative writing at Dartmouth College, will read and speak about her poetry at 5:30 p.m. Thursday in room 105 of George T. Madison Hall on the campus of...
10/22/2014
Editor’s Note: Louisiana voters will be asked to decide on 14 proposed amendments to the Louisiana Constitution on the Nov. 4 ballot. The Leader will be running a series of articles provided by the...