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10/18/2018 - 12:29pm
Student Council The 2018-19 I.A. Lewis Student Council has been selected by the faculty. This group serves the school as a link between staff and students. During the month of October the council is raising awareness of and money for the prevention of breast cancer by sponsoring jeans and pink...
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10/18/2018 - 12:32pm
Ruston Junior High Eighth Grade Science News Written by, Alaina Moffett, Taryn Davidson, Barbara Aguirre, Madelyne Ferguson, and Sarah Wages We have learned many things so far in Mrs. Wages, Mrs. Kennedy, and Mr. Ball’s science classes this year, such as fossils, rock layers, and many phenomenon...
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10/18/2018 - 12:34pm
Fall has arrived, the weather is beautiful, and we are having a great time here at Emmanuel. Our children are excited to be able to play a little longer on our playground. Their squeals of delight are a joy to hear. Our wonderful Ruston firefighters allowed us to visit their station. They taught us...
10/18/2018 - 12:37pm
PANAMA CITY, Fla. (AP) — Their home full of soggy furniture and mosquitoes, Wilmer Capps was desperate to find shelter for his wife and their son Luke, born just three days after Hurricane Michael ravaged the Florida Panhandle. So Capps, his wife Lorrainda Smith and little Luke settled in for the...
10/18/2018 - 12:38pm
MEXICO BEACH, Fla. (AP) — With stunned faces and tears, residents of hard-hit Mexico Beach returned home for the first time Wednesday about a week after Hurricane Michael hit to find pieces of their lives scattered across the sand and a community altered. Nancy Register sobbed uncontrollably after...

Announcements

Matthew and Rachel Nelson, each of Ruston, are pleased to announce the recent engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Kalea Nelson, of Ruston, to Braxton Trull, of Quitman. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Danny and Helen Payton, of Ruston; and of Gerald and Karen Nelson, of...
Mr. and Mrs. Julian and Mary Etta Vanhoof Jr. are proud to celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary. Julian F. Vanhoof Jr., a native of Alexandria, and Mary Etta Andrews, a native of Ruston, were wed on Aug. 24, 1968 at Saint Thomas Catholic Church of Ruston. The two now reside in Stonewall. They...

Sports

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Louisiana Tech senior guard Kierra Anthony was tabbed preseason All-Conference USA while the Lady Techsters are picked to finish sixth in the...

HOUSTON (AP) — Anthony Davis couldn’t help but notice James Harden’s freshly minted MVP trophy sitting at midcourt before a ceremony during...

For Louisiana Tech men’s basketball, the position of captain is often designated by the coaching staff or just directly given to the seniors....

Editorials

Yes, it’s still October, but the holiday season begins to unfold this week. It starts with the North Central Louisiana Arts Council’s annual ARToberfest on Friday, hypes up...
If all goes according to plan, the public could get its first look at the Ruston Community Men’s Shed on Nov. 3. The shed, spearheaded by city resident Beulah Laster, will be...