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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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10/15/2013
At 12:22 a.m. this morning the Ruston Fire Department responded to a 911 call on Edgewood Street that resulted in a fatality and a total loss of the structure. “During the investigation, we thought...
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10/15/2013
Contenders for the 5th District Congressional seat had plenty of opinions to offer voters during Monday night’s candidate forum sponsored by the North Central Louisiana TEA Party. Two of the...
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10/15/2013
The Louisiana Center for the Blind is finding ways to give back to the community. As part of Meet the Blind Month the center is teaming up with a few organizations in order to bring awareness to the...
10/15/2013
On Thursday and Friday, all of Lincoln Parish’s fifth grade classes came to Lincoln Parish Park for fun in the sun and a lot of Sparta knowledge at the Lincoln Parish WaterFest. Ruston Elementary,...
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10/14/2013
4 Paws Rescue Inc. celebrated their new location with a ribbon-cutting ceremony and Fall Festival on Saturday. The event also served as a fundraiser for the volunteer pet rescue organization. Above...
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10/14/2013
In recognition of Bullying Awareness Month the alumnae chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc. held a prevention and informational workshop Saturday. Topics covered included cyber bullying,...
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10/14/2013
The Louisiana Legislative Auditor’s office has released findings on the Boys and Girls Clubs of North Central Louisiana that brought up internal control issues. The findings stated that during the...
10/14/2013
Louisiana Tech University’s Alumni Association, in conjunction with the university’s Student Government Association and various student organizations, academic colleges, athletics department and...
10/13/2013
Area voters have the opportunity to hear from candidates seeking the open 5th District Congressional seat during a forum Monday sponsored by the local Tea Party. The event is open to the public and...
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10/13/2013
At 6 p.m. Thursday hundreds of people wearing every color wigs flocked to Squire Creek Country Club for the third annual Wiggin’ Out breast cancer fundraising event, which raised more than $26,000....