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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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06/18/2014
Thanks to the local hospital auxiliary, Northern Louisiana Medical Center has received $30,000 worth of items designed to help making a visit to the hospital a more pleasant experience. Curtis Newton...
06/18/2014
Louisiana Tech University has teamed up with Ruston merchants to host the Dog Days of Summer, a series of “late nights” to help introduce orientation students and their families to downtown Ruston....
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06/18/2014
A Ruston man was arrested early Wednesday morning and charged with seven counts of simple burglary, one count of resisting arrest by flight and one count of criminal trespass according to the Ruston...
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06/18/2014
Since 1995, members of the Piney Hills Quilt Guild have worked hand in hand, and needle by thread, to make a unique quilt to be raffled off at the Louisiana Peach Festival. Charter member Irene...
06/18/2014
“A Musical Potpourri III” performed by Jon Barker will take place at 10 a.m. Thursday at the Library Events Center. Barker will be accompanied by Mickey Cloud on the piano. Guest performances on the...
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06/18/2014
A Ruston man was arrested after allegedly pointing a gun at another motorist on Interstate 20 in Ouachita Parish. On Monday, Troopers assigned to Louisiana State Police Troop F arrested 56-year-old...
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06/17/2014
After much consideration, Sen. Rick Gallot has made the decision to drop out of the race for the 3rd Judicial District judgeship. “Since the end of the 2014 regular session of the Louisiana...
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06/17/2014
Two Lincoln Parish Detention Center inmates kneel straddling a soft hill of dirt. The sharp tines of a pitchfork come down quickly between the two, loosening the damp earth. The men shift through the...
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06/17/2014
Earnie Miles is a name that has become synonymous with North Louisiana culture. For nearly half a century, Miles has been a frontrunner in the fields of journalism, photography and film. But perhaps...
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06/17/2014
Webster Parish Sheriff’s Office officials believe Ruston or Lincoln Parish residents may be the victims of a Minden businessman suspected of using his pest control business to obtain entry into...