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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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01/09/2014
Residents who are not computer-savvy and need help keeping up with technology will have a chance to improve their skills for free this month. Trinity United Methodist Church is offering free...
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01/09/2014
Exploration Day Prospective students and their parents will have an opportunity to learn more about the Louisiana School for Math, Science, and the Arts on Jan. 20, when the school hosts its annual...
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01/08/2014
In a 9-1 vote, the Lincoln Parish School Board members approved a resolution to join with other school boards across the state in a lawsuit against the State of Louisiana. Representative Trott Hunt...
01/08/2014
Residents interested in giving their families a healthy start to the new year might consider stopping in for the Lincoln Parish Library’s monthly Family Matters program on Thursday. This month’s...
01/08/2014
The board of aldermen for the city of Grambling will meet in regular session at 6 p.m. Thursday in city hall. On the agenda for the monthly meeting are public comments, an update on work being...
01/08/2014
It was the start of a new year but business as usual for the Village of Simsboro Monday night as it held its first council meeting of 2014. Aldermen passed four resolutions that carried over from...
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01/07/2014
Recent promotions at the Ruston Police Department have resulted in the former Capt. Tim Parker rising to a higher rank. After taking over patrol operations in November 2012, Parker was just recently...
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01/07/2014
After a long battle with cancer, John H. “Mickey” McHale a long-time resident of Ruston and friend to the community passed away Monday night. John Emory Sr. said he had known McHale for years and...
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01/07/2014
Long-time 3rd Judicial District Attorney Bob Levy will not seek re-election this fall. Levy announced his decision Monday after meeting with his staff. “By the end of this term, I will have served as...
01/07/2014
If the entire Lincoln Parish School Board agrees with a suggestion from the Building and Grounds Committee during the 6 p.m. regular meeting tonight, Choudrant High School will be one step closer to...