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Friday, May 25, 2018 - 12:34pm
At 6 p.m. Tuesday, three local women will host the second annual “Music for Memory” benefit concert in the Burkhalter Chapel of Trinity United Methodist Church, located at 1000 Woodward Ave. in Ruston. “Last year, we raised over $2,000, all of which was donated to the Alzheimer’s Association,” Carlie Toliver, of Ruston, said. The reason behind the concert hits close to home for Toliver, she said. “Two years ago, my grandmother passed away from the disease, so we started the concert to contribute to funding research in hopes that the future will be without the tragedy of Alzheimer’s Disease...

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05/23/2018
GRAMBLING — Lincoln Preparatory School will begin to fully integrate the arts into its elementary curriculum this upcoming school year by working with local artists and arts organizations. Lincoln...
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05/23/2018
Tori Ward is the city of Ruston’s new Main Street director and community coordinator. Ward replaces Haley Perot, who held the job for two years. Perot resigned earlier this month. Ward officially...
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05/23/2018
The Louisiana Tech University Foundation honored university supporters with its annual Benefactors Dinner recently at the Davison Athletic Complex. Alumni and friends joined students, faculty and...
05/22/2018
BATON ROUGE (AP) — Louisiana lawmakers return today for an all-too-familiar scene at the state Capitol: The opening of yet another special session aimed at balancing a hole-riddled budget. When they...
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05/22/2018
Choudrant citizens gathered on the Exit 93 bridge Sunday afternoon to welcome participants in the Run for the Wall 2018 event. The event helps bring awareness to veterans of all wars. The run begins...
05/22/2018
Ruston’s Planning and Zoning Commission has endorsed a developer’s plat for a new 10-lot subdivision on South Farmerville Street despite one commissioner’s claim some area residents object to the...
05/22/2018
Lincoln Preparatory School will join 30 Louisiana high schools to work on “core components of their high school design” through the state Department of Education’s Louisiana High School Redesign...
05/22/2018
Bank of Ruston is merging with First National Bank of Crossett, Arkansas. Century Next Financial Corporation, the holding company of Bank of Ruston, and Ashley Bancstock Company, the holding company...
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05/22/2018
Louisiana Tech University awarded degrees to its first cohort of UTeachTech graduates at the Spring 2018 Commencement. Four students have completed the program, earning a Bachelor of Science in...
05/19/2018
Rep. Rob Shadoin said Saturday he’s willing to renew a portion of an existing temporary penny state sales tax in effort to avoid the full blow of the roughly $643 million shortfall Louisiana faces...