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Monday, July 24, 2017 - 11:41am
FARMERVILLE — A Monroe man was killed Sunday when the single-engine aircraft he was piloting crashed into Lake D’Arbonne. Union Parish Sheriff Dusty Gates said the Federal Aviation Administration will likely order an autopsy to determine how 71-year-old David Lockard died. Lockard’s Facebook profile states he was employed by Ruston Aviation. Someone answering the phone at Ruston Aviation this morning said they could not confirm he was employed by the company. 9-1-1 dispatchers received a call Sunday at 5:04 p.m. from residents living near the crash site area reporting a plane had gone into...

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07/06/2017
City leaders, state legislators, sports Hall of Famers and other honored guests will celebrate the grand opening of the Legends Square retail development with the induction of 24 people into...
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07/05/2017
The deadline for the Ruston Cultural District Board’s call for artists and sponsor’s for their Bulldog Project has once again been extended. Both artists and sponsors will have until 5 p.m. July 14...
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07/05/2017
A 33-year-old Grambling woman remains in the Lincoln Parish Detention Center today charged with attempted second-degree murder following an alleged stabbing incident. Felicia Danielle Hardyway, of...
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07/04/2017
Ruston Veteran of Foreign Wars Parnell Burt Post 3615 has spent nearly 80 years benefitting city residents who have put their lives on the line in battle overseas. But now the Ruston VFW is in a...
07/04/2017
VFW Post 3615 is sponsoring a softball tournament on July 22 at the Ruston Parks and Recreation Department softball fields. Cost to enter the tournament is $150 per team or $200 per team with home...
07/04/2017
The Ruston VFW Post 2615 has its own page on the gofundme.com website. Go to https://www.gofundme.com/vfw-post-3615-new-building-fund to donate. Those wishing to donate can also call Post Commander J...
07/04/2017
Lincoln Parish Registrar of Voters Dianna Stone said she’s waiting to see what attorneys for the Secretary of State’s office decide regarding any release of Louisiana voter records to the...
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07/04/2017
John A. “Yank” Reis, a Navy veteran who worked on ships during World War II in the Caribbean, took the trip of a lifetime to see memorials dedicated to veterans in Washington, D.C. “It was real...
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07/03/2017
David “Rusty” Ponton has been named permanent vice president for student affairs at Grambling State University. Ponton, 53, has been interim vice president since 2015 and has been a GSU fixture since...
07/03/2017
The deadline for the Bulldog Project has been extended until Friday for all artist entries. The decision to extend the deadline was made in the hopes of offering more time to artists working on their...