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Saturday, February 25, 2017 - 9:44pm
Saturday served as commencement for Louisiana Tech University’s 326 winter quarter graduates, and Ronny Walker, mayor of Ruston, served as the event’s keynote speaker. Walker focused on three words to emphasize to the graduates: bold, believe and brave. “I want to encourage you to be bold,” Walker said. “Bold in your work. Bold in your goals and ambitions. Bold with your dreams … Being bold is one reason you are graduating from a nationally recognized university today. It was a bold move by then President Dan Reneau and his staff, one of which is our president today, Dr. Les Guice, who took...

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02/05/2014
More than 200 local residents gathered at the Ruston Civic Center on Tuesday night to recognize the best of the best in Lincoln Parish during the annual Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commerce Gala. The...
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02/05/2014
The Lincoln Parish School Board and Building and Grounds Committee met Tuesday night to discuss new lighting at L.J. “Hoss” Garrett Stadium, among other things. Architect Mike Walpole said he has...
02/05/2014
The village of Simsboro board of aldermen met in regular session Monday. The council approved minutes from the Jan. 6 regular meeting and the Jan. 29 special-called meeting. The minutes from those...
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02/04/2014
The sixth annual Lincoln Parish Schools Student and Teacher of the Year Awards Gala was held Monday night in the Ruston Civic Center as outstanding scholars and educators from every level of...
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02/04/2014
Ruston’s Board of Alderman has agreed to spend $16,250 as its share of a possible bid on property in Union Parish that could become the site of a water treatment plant aimed at helping to lessen the...
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02/04/2014
Ruston resident Geri Taylor is runner-up in an international Author of the Year competition. Authors from around the world competed in the Internet’s largest social media competition. MARSocial, in...
02/04/2014
The village of Choudrant has finally started to see some visible signs of the Interstate service road project that has been in the works for several years now. During the village’s Monday night...
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02/03/2014
More than 100 area residents came out for the third annual Master Gardeners’ Seminar on Saturday. During the event, Dalerie Moller, president of the North Central Louisiana Master Gardeners, awarded...
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02/03/2014
The Lincoln Parish School Board Building and Grounds Committee will meet at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday to discuss several upcoming projects, some of which are already underway. This meeting will be followed...
02/03/2014
Ruston Police Department is still searching for the second vehicle involved in a crash at approximately 10:56 p.m. Friday on Jonesboro Street. Upon arrival, officers reportedly found five individuals...