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04/28/2017 - 11:57am
Grambling State University President Rick Gallot told the University of Louisiana System Board of Supervisors that the existing campus library has outlived its usefulness and GSU students deserve something much better. “The GSU Library of the future must reflect the technology and trends of the...
04/28/2017 - 11:58am
Ruston Police have obtained arrest warrants charging two men with attempted second-degree murder in connection Tuesday night’s shooting at Edgewood Square Apartments. Tyrone L. Singleton, 34, of 1221 Walter Rd., Spearsville, and Charvis Lamon Buggs, 27, of 301 Loop Drive, Farmerville, are currently...
04/28/2017 - 12:00pm
Marc Morial, president of the National Urban League and former New Orleans mayor, will deliver Grambling State University’s spring 2017 commencement address on May 12. The graduation is scheduled for 10 a.m. in the Fredrick C. Hobdy Assembly Center. “Mayor Morial has an international reputation; he...
04/28/2017 - 12:01pm
Lincoln Parish voters will head to the polls Saturday to cast their ballot on three parishwide tax renewals that generate more then $8 million over a 10-year period for public schools. Polls are open from 7 a.m.-8 p.m. Saturday. Voters must bring photo identification. The three parishwide property...
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04/27/2017 - 11:04am
Cedar Creek School recently inducted its newest members into the National Junior Honor Society, whose students are selected based upon the principles of scholarship, character, leadership, and service. Members serve as role models and exhibit the qualities of honesty, kindness, courtesy, and...

Announcements

Arthur H. May Sr. and Virginia Adams May will celebrate their 70th wedding anniversary April 16 at their home in Ruston. The couple were married in Simsboro April 16, 1947. They resided in Sacramento, California, for 43 years and moved back to Ruston, in 1993. They are the parents of three...
Ricky and Polly Durrett, of Simsboro, are proud to announce the recent engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Ashley Nicole Durrett, to Lucas Aaron Fraley, of Ruston. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Richard and Nancy Durrett, of Simsboro; and Marilyn Crowe, of Simsboro....

Sports

Louisiana Tech will host Western Kentucky for three games beginning at 6 p.m. today at J.C. Love Field.

Tech last took the field nearly a...

The top two teams in the West Division of Conference USA meet this weekend when Louisiana Tech hosts North Texas in a three-game series at the...

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Cedar Creek’s Jace Moss and Aaron Clark led the way with three hits each Thursday as the Cougars roared past St. Martin Episcopal 10-3 in Division...

Editorials

Lincoln Parish voters go to the polls Saturday to make an important decision for public education’s future. While the tax renewal referendum does not have the hype of a...
Congratulations to Choudrant High School, Cypress Springs Elementary School, I.A. Lewis Elementary School, Hillcrest Elementary School, Simsboro School, BancorpSouth, Beta...