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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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03/22/2014
Teens who find themselves at home during spring break bored and looking for something to do can celebrate diversity and civil rights next week at the Lincoln Parish Library. There will be an...
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03/22/2014
They have dusted off their running, jumping and throwing shoes and are ready to go as the 2014 track stars. The Lady Bearkit team is made up of Lamiracle Garner, Alexius Austin, Aislyn Coyne, Oneke...
03/22/2014
Cedar Creek School has revealed the names of those students who have earned the honor roll for the third nine-week grading period. All A’s Fourth grade: Braden Cannon, Zoe Graham, Will Harris,...
03/22/2014
I.A. Lewis School has released the names of those students who have earned the honor roll for the third nine-week grading period. Principal’s List All A’s Kathryn Apelgren, Zachary Atkison, Ashton...
03/22/2014
Ruston Elementary School has released the names of those students who have earned the honor roll for the fourth six-week grading period. Principal’s List Third grade: Asa Boyce, Johnathan Brantley, R...
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03/21/2014
A 33-year-old female has been pronounced dead after being struck by a train in downtown Ruston. At approximately 5:15 p.m. Thursday, officers with the Ruston Police Department received a report of a...
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03/21/2014
Piney Hills Harmony Chorus of Sweet Adelines and two of its quartets will present a free concert during Friends and Family Night at Ruston’s Dixie Center for the Arts at 7 p.m. Thursday. The event is...
03/21/2014
The United Way and Lincoln ACHIEVE are looking for volunteers to help with the upcoming Dollars and $ense Fair April 16 from 7:45-11 a.m. and April 17 from 7:45-11 a.m. at the Ruston Civic Center....
03/21/2014
The Lincoln Parish Library Board of Control met Wednesday afternoon with exciting news for the library. Judy Copeland, the president of the Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commerce, was present to talk...
03/21/2014
Claudia Kraft, marketing coordinator for H&R Block, said she is pleased to announce her office’s involvement with Christian Community Action. She said just as taxpayers should consider their tax...