SUbscriber Login | NEW SUBSCRIPTION  

Archive

  • warning: Parameter 2 to ad_flash_adapi() expected to be a reference, value given in /var/www/vhosts/rustonleader.com/httpdocs/includes/module.inc on line 497.
  • warning: Parameter 2 to ad_flash_adapi() expected to be a reference, value given in /var/www/vhosts/rustonleader.com/httpdocs/includes/module.inc on line 497.
  • warning: Parameter 2 to ad_flash_adapi() expected to be a reference, value given in /var/www/vhosts/rustonleader.com/httpdocs/includes/module.inc on line 497.
  • warning: Parameter 2 to ad_flash_adapi() expected to be a reference, value given in /var/www/vhosts/rustonleader.com/httpdocs/includes/module.inc on line 497.
  • warning: Parameter 2 to ad_flash_adapi() expected to be a reference, value given in /var/www/vhosts/rustonleader.com/httpdocs/includes/module.inc on line 497.

October 24th, 2014

Tech soccer to start home stand

in

After being on the road for three straight games, Louisiana Tech will now finish out the regular season on a three-game home stand starting with a matchup against Western Kentucky at 7 p.m. today at the Lady Techster Soccer Complex.
Tech (10-5-2, 2-4-1 C-USA) will turn around and host Marshall on Sunday at 12 p.m.
The Lady Techsters are currently tied for 11th place in the Conference USA standings with seven points after picking up one point in a scoreless draw versus Southern Miss last weekend.

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

Tech softball falls to Northwestern

in

Pauline Tufi recorded a pair of RBI doubles and Krysta Tutsch added a solo home run leading Louisiana Tech to a 13-6 win over Northwestern State in a predetermined 10-inning fall game Wednesday night at the Lady Techster Softball Complex.
Tech pounded out 14 hits and capitalized on four NSU errors and eight walks to improve to 3-0 during the exhibition fall season.

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

Tech volleyball to hit road

in

Louisiana Tech will return to the arena where the team notched its first ever victory as a member of Conference USA in 2013, as the Lady Techsters travel to take on Charlotte at 6 p.m. today at Halton Arena in Charlotte, North Carolina.

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

Troupe Dixie gears up for spooky movie night

Lewis, Elizabeth.jpg

What to do? Where to go? Where’s the fun?
We all find ourselves asking these questions. It’s human nature for us to yearn for something new and different yet to stick with what we know … same events, same food, same people, same time, same place. However, that same-ole-same-ole routine can certainly get boring.

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

Boys and Girls club benefits LP

Our community has a plethora of organizations that give back not only to the community as a whole, but to the children within our community.
The Boys and Girls Clubs of North Central Louisiana are among those organizations.
Following are a few of the accomplishments of the club’s staff and its members.
• In 2013, Boys and Girls Clubs of North Central Louisiana members achieved an overall 2.97 GPA for the 2013-14 school year.
• They awarded five Be Great Scholarships to local high school seniors.

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

Women have right to contraception

in

There is obviously a huge divide as to how I perceive women’s rights and specifically their right to receive contraceptives, and how Rich Lowry perceives them.
In his latest column he manages to defame the president, call all Democrats idiots, and profess his and the Republican party’s complete innocence in remarks focused on denying birth control to women.
Each instance Mr. Lowry brings up is worse than its predecessor.

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

Event sparks concern for eating habits

in
Darden, Jessica 2014.jpg

I try to eat healthy. I try to drink plenty of water. I try to exercise at least three times a week, though I would prefer more.
But I am just like everyone else. I’m human. I don’t always succeed at my goals and unfortunately right now I am not in a “healthy” place.
Many of you would argue that I just had a baby five months ago, which is true and that does factor into my overall wellness.
But after attending Lighten Up! Lincoln Parish on Thursday, I had a small epiphany.

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

Mrs LaVerne Margaret Hess

102414 Laverne Hess.jpg

Mrs LaVerne Margaret Hess, age 94 of Ruston, was born September 29, 1920 in Cleveland, Ohio to Charles George Menk and Lillian Loretta (nee Caleb) Menk. . She died October 23, 2014 in Ruston.  She was preceded in death by her parents; husband of 67 years: Donald J. Hess; two brothers: Burt and Caleb Menk; sister, Delores (nee Menk) Lavelle.
 

Bookmark and Share

The Village of Vienna

The Village of Vienna is seeking quotes on repairs and improvements to Vienna Town Hall located at 5168 Hwy 167, Ruston.
The work is to include the following areas:
Item 1 - Renovations to Existing Bathroom to bring the facility into compliance with American with Disabilities (ADA) requirements
Item 2 - Renovation to enhance the appearance of the Existing Main Room
Item 3 - Renovations to improve the use of the Existing Kitchen
Item 4 - Renovations to the Exterior to enhance and improve the exterior of the building

Bookmark and Share

THE LINCOLN Parish School Board

THE LINCOLN Parish School Board met in Regular Session on Tuesday, October 7, 2014, at 6:00 p.m. in the Board Room of the Lincoln Parish School Board office, 410 South Farmerville Street, Ruston, Louisiana. Members present were Ms. Debbie Abrahm, Mr. Otha Anders, Mr. Curtis Dowling, Mr. Danny Hancock, Ms. Mattie Harrison, Ms. Lynda Henderson, Mr. Trott Hunt, Mr. George Mack, Jr., and Mr. Joe Mitcham. Mr. Michael Barmore, Ms. Lisa Best, and Mr. Eddie Jones were absent.

Bookmark and Share