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Tuesday, December 11, 2018 - 12:35pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump sought today to pressure Democratic congressional leaders into supporting his demand for billions of dollars to build his promised wall along the U.S.-Mexico border, threatening to have the military build it “if Democrats do not give us the votes to secure our Country.” Trump tweeted the threat hours before Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer and House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi were to meet with Trump at the White House in an effort to avert a partial government shutdown on Dec. 21, when funding for some agencies is scheduled to expire. In a...

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02/25/2015
The suspect in the October 2014 shooting of a Ruston man was apprehended in Bogalusa on Friday. Ruston Police Department Deputy Chief Clint Williams said Keon Dewayne Mayfield, 30, of 1002 Eastland...
02/25/2015
Whether individuals are long-time family historians or just beginning to delve into genealogical discoveries, a presentation at the Lincoln Parish Library will provide information to those working to...
02/25/2015
Students pursuing a master’s degree in accounting from Louisiana Tech University’s College of Business are enrolled in one of the nation’s most affordable residential programs, according to...
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02/24/2015
It’s not over yet. Winter Storm Quantam may be moving eastward, but there’s another one coming that could dump several more inches of sleet and snow along the I-20 corridor tonight. The National...
02/24/2015
Ruston dentist Jesse Roberts III is one of two men charged with insider trading by the federal Securities and Exchange Commission. The SEC alleges that Roberts and his brother-in-law, Scott Zeringue...
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02/24/2015
Justin Salisbury never thought seriously about his Native American heritage until he applied for admission to East Carolina University. “They said ‘You better not lie about any of this’,” Salisbury...
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02/24/2015
Ruston police officers Gerald Jenkins and Marchale Canty have been promoted. Jenkins is the new deputy chief for the uniform patrol, communications and parking divisions of the city police department...
02/24/2015
Students pursuing a master’s degree in accounting from Louisiana Tech University’s College of Business are enrolled in one of the nation’s most affordable residential programs, according to...
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02/23/2015
Long-time United Methodist minister the Rev. Doug McGuire is being remembered today as a man who always knew the right thing to say in any situation. “He always had a kind word to say. He was so many...
02/23/2015
A winter weather advisory remains in effect until 9 p.m. today in anticipation of the arrival of Winter Storm Quantam. The storm was originally predicted to hit Sunday night but slowed — following...