SUbscriber Login | NEW SUBSCRIPTION  

Archive

December 12th

Claire Rougelot

120918 CR.

Claire Rougelot, age 90, passed away on Wednesday, December 5, 2018. Family was always the center of her life. She was the loving mother of four daughters --- Claire Delhom (Jay), Alma McAlister (Richie), Denise Wessels (Carl), and Yvette Arnold (Ray). She was grandmother to 15 grandchildren: Brigitte, Melissa, Danielle, Chris, Mandy, Richie, Katie, Rusty, Billy, Melanie, BJ, Katie, Alex, Jonathan, and Allison, and 9 great-grandchildren. Friends of her grandchildren thought of her as their grandma too.

Bookmark and Share

LPPJ passes bigger budget

in
Bridges, Exhibition Center, pay raises among increases

The Lincoln Parish Police Jury 2019 proposed budget, which reflects a $3.3 million increase from this year, passed without opposition Tuesday at the jury’s monthly meeting.
Parish Administrator Courtney Hall and the police jury’s contract accountant Holly Lowry said the roughly 18 percent increase from 2018 total expenditures to projected 2019 total expenditures is due in part to an uptick in large-scale construction projects taking place next year.

Full text of this article is available to subscribers only. Login if you are already a subscriber. If you are not a subscriber, you can subscribe to the online version here.

Bookmark and Share

Reaching new heights

in
GSU engineering technology students build drone
PI 1.jpg

Students enrolled in John Frazier’s Engineering Graphics class in Grambling State University’s Department of Engineering Technology wanted to push things to a new level by pursuing a specific class project for the fall semester.
So Frazier and the class decided to construct a drone.
“I was proud of the students’ enthusiasm, teamwork and commitment in successfully completing the class project-building a drone from start to finish,” Frazier said.

Full text of this article is available to subscribers only. Login if you are already a subscriber. If you are not a subscriber, you can subscribe to the online version here.

Bookmark and Share

No-cost flu shots available Thursday

in

BATON ROUGE — The Louisiana Department of Health will be holding a special one-day flu vaccination promotion from 2 p.m. until 6:30 p.m. Thursday at various parish health units around the state. These vaccinations are available at no cost to the patient and allow people an easy way to get flu shots.
Lincoln Parish residents can get the vaccinations at the Lincoln Parish Health Unit located at 405 E. Georgia Ave. in Ruston.
The flu vaccine is also readily available for both children and adults throughout the state at healthcare providers and community pharmacies.

Full text of this article is available to subscribers only. Login if you are already a subscriber. If you are not a subscriber, you can subscribe to the online version here.

Bookmark and Share

Ex-Trump lawyer Michael Cohen faces possible jail sentence

in

NEW YORK (AP) — Michael Cohen, a lawyer who made his career protecting President Donald Trump, was set to learn today whether his decision to cooperate with federal investigators will lessen his punishment for crimes including making illegal hush-money payments to two women during the 2016 campaign — a scandal that could damage Trump’s presidency.

Full text of this article is available to subscribers only. Login if you are already a subscriber. If you are not a subscriber, you can subscribe to the online version here.

Bookmark and Share

FEATURED EVENT

Russ-Town Band Christmas Concert
life 3.jpg

Friday, 7:30 p.m.
Under the direction of Lawrence Gibbs, The Russ-Town band presents the annual Christmas concert featuring great Christmas music for everyone to enjoy. This event is with a canned good donation. The concert will be held at the Dixie Center for the Arts.

Full text of this article is available to subscribers only. Login if you are already a subscriber. If you are not a subscriber, you can subscribe to the online version here.

Bookmark and Share

Presbyterian Church collects blankets for TRIAD

life 2.jpg

Members of the Presbyterian Church of Ruston collected 56 lap-sized blankets for Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s Office Community Services Division to distribute to local senior citizens. From left to right are Community Services Division Deputies Steven Quinnelly and Judy Burt, PCR members Ruth Walpole and Wayne Neuroth, and Community Services Division Deputies Emma Williams and Eldred Hardison.

Full text of this article is available to subscribers only. Login if you are already a subscriber. If you are not a subscriber, you can subscribe to the online version here.

Bookmark and Share

Julia Katherine King

Julia Katherine King, 41, formerly of Unionville, LA and Las Vegas, NV, passed away Friday, December 7, 2018.
Funeral services for Julia will be held at 2:00 PM, Thursday, December 13, 2018 at Owens Memorial Chapel in Ruston with Rev. Stephanie Green officiating. Burial will follow at Greenwood Cemetery in Ruston. Visitation will precede the service from 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM at Owens Memorial Chapel Funeral Home. The family invites all of Julia’s friends to come and celebrate her life with them.

Bookmark and Share

Piney Hills Harmony to stage ‘Home for Christmas’ show

in
life 1.jpg

Ruston’s Piney Hills Harmony Chorus of Sweet Adelines will present “Home for Christmas” in Monroe’s Strauss Theatre at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Saturday.
A mix of religious and secular seasonal songs are on the program, ranging from “Silent Night” and “O Come, O Come, Emmanuel” to “White Christmas” and “Merry Christmas, Darling.”
Featured guest performer will be bagpiper Scott Arvin, of Lake Providence. Included among his repertoire are “Amazing Grace” and a medley spotlighting “God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen,” “The Little Drummer Boy” and “We Three Kings of Orient Are.”

Full text of this article is available to subscribers only. Login if you are already a subscriber. If you are not a subscriber, you can subscribe to the online version here.

Bookmark and Share

Notice

NOTICE

Bookmark and Share