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Friday, February 16, 2018 - 1:07pm
About 50 people took the opportunity Thursday night to learn firsthand about the Walker administration’s Central Parkway proposal for the U.S. 167 corridor through Ruston. The proposal, which will be discussed by the city’s Planning and Zoning Commission on Monday night, seeks to encourage controlled commercial development along U.S. 167, while at the same time protecting nearby residential neighborhoods. “We want it to look like our city was planned, not a hodge-podge,” Mayor Ronny Walker said during Thursday’s town hall meeting. The proposal would change Ruston’s zoning ordinance to create...

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02/13/2018
The Ruston High School Bearcats netted their goal of making school soccer history with a 2-1 win over Caddo Magnet Monday night on James Field at L.J. “Hoss” Garrett Stadium. That victory for the...
02/12/2018
Several Lincoln Parish Police Jury committees will meet to discuss various agenda items including the purchase of passenger vans for medical transportation and the Big Creek Road Bridge Replacement...
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02/10/2018
A Cedar Creek School junior was named one of two Louisiana’s top youth volunteers of 2018 by The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards. Olivia Cuthbert, 16, of Dubach, was selected for the award that...
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02/10/2018
Pictured above is Taryn Davidson, owner of Old Soul, hanging up one of her custom shirts during Saturday’s Junior Auxiliary Mardi Gras parade and festival in downtown Ruston. Pictured below is the...
02/10/2018
If Twitter is an accurate portrayal of the tax debates to expect in the Louisiana Capitol’s chambers, it’s going to be a rocky special session. The trash-talking on social media has reached a fever...
02/10/2018
ASSEMBLY OF GOD First Assembly of God “Living in the Spirit” class is at 9:45 a.m. Sundays. Children’s church is at 10:45 a.m. Nursery through age 3 is provided at 10:45 a.m. Sundays, by request on...
02/09/2018
Valentines Day is coming soon and Susie Polk, chairman of the Kupcakes for the Kids fundraiser, announced a cupcake fundraiser. “The fundraiser has been a sweet success for the past nine years and (I...
02/09/2018
Lincoln Parish residents have the opportunity to volunteer during the annual United Way of Northeast Louisiana’s Dollars and $ense Reality Fair. All volunteers must register in advance to participate...
02/09/2018
The inaugural Mardi Gras Festival: Jazzin’ It Up hosted by the Junior Auxiliary of Ruston will go ahead as scheduled, from 4 to 10 p.m. Saturday at Railroad Park. Rose Kebe, chair of the JA Mardi...
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02/08/2018
Four Ruston High School seniors took another step in the walk of life Wednesday as they signed National Letters of Intent to continue their athletic careers on the collegiate level. Bearcats football...