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Sunday, December 4, 2016 - 12:33am
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It was a good news/bad news kind of Saturday for Lincoln Parish college football fans. The Grambling State Tigers turned in the good as the Tigers battled back to defeat Alcorn State 27-20 in the Southwestern Athletic Conference championship game at NRG Stadium in Houston while Louisiana Tech fell 58-44 to Western Kentucky in the Conference USA title contest in Bowling Green, Kentucky. In a rematch of last year’s SWAC championship game that Grambling lost 49-21, the Tigers fell behind early in this year’s match-up. Alcorn State jumped out to a 17-0 lead at halftime, but the Tigers opened the...

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12/03/2013
Sustained oil and gas activity plus building projects at two local industries continue to boost Lincoln Parish sales tax collections, Sales and Use Tax Administrator Jerry Moore said Monday. But...
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12/02/2013
Families at Alma J. Brown Elementary School will get a chance to learn about the importance of healthy lifestyles through a program sponsored by the Community Nutrition Programs from the LSU AgCenter...
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12/02/2013
When purchasing items, many have heard people say always buy products that are made in the United States, and while this may seem hard at times, two local residents opened a shop in downtown Ruston...
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11/30/2013
Cedar Creek senior football players posed together minutes after the end of the Cougars’ 28-7 home win over St. Edmunds Friday night that propelled them to next week’s Division IV semifinal matchup...
11/30/2013
Each year there are people who go through the holidays and are having a less than perfect year, and fortunately in Lincoln Parish there is an event designed to help. Janet Wilson, along with her...
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11/30/2013
NEW ORLEANS — Using “requirement” often, nationally known economist Julianne Malveaux said historically black universities need more entrepreneurial approaches and more bottom-up help for students —...
11/30/2013
Christmas time is a happy time with gifts and warm memories for some, but others may not get a very abundant Christmas. The Dubach Restoration and Beautification Organization and the town of Dubach...
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11/29/2013
The Grambling State Tigers look to put a big and positive end to one of their most negative season ever as they take on Southern University in the annual Bayou Classic Saturday in the Mercedes-Benz...
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11/29/2013
Residents flocked to local stores Thursday night and early Friday morning to catch the best deals of the season as part of the annual Black Friday sales. Local businesses heralded in the holiday...
11/29/2013
Ruston’s Board of Aldermen is expected to decide Monday whether to lend support to a move to bring Amtrak passenger rail service to North Louisiana. If aldermen adopt the resolution that Mayor Dan...