Every semester, the University charges students a fee to provide national newspapers on stands located throughout campus. This semester, LSU Student Government’s contract with those publications is up for renegotiation, allowing SG to bring new benefits to students at no…
The signs have been up for several months, warning students off the grassy Parade Ground. Where students once spent sunny days lounging or studying is now nothing but green grass, seemingly begging for use. However, the University has announced that…
The Beaumont Health Coalition, a group dedicated to promoting healthy living, hosted their first annual Kite Festival at Lamar University's football practice field on Saturday. Members of the South Houston Area Recreational Kiters (SHARK) flew their large kites while children played and launched smaller kites into the air. In addition to free kites, the […]
Targeting Southeast Texas for the second time in a year, a national organization is asking Orange County to remove a "white Latin cross" and another that sits on an American Legion war memorial, claiming their presence in front of the courthouse is unconstitutional. In a letter dated March 14 to Orange County Commissioner Barry Burton, FFRF Staff A […]
Golf Dell Match Play Golf 9 a.m.NBC 1 p.m. N.Y. Mets MLB noon Pro baseball Astros vs. White Sox MLB 3 p.m. Pro basketball Oklahoma City at Rockets ABC 2:30 p.m. Pro basketball Portland at L.A. Lakers NBA 8:30 p.m. Soccer Lithuania at England FS2 10:45 a.m. Soccer Germany at Azerbaijan FS2 10:50 a.m. Soccer Poland at Montenegro FS2 1:30 p.m.
Flood Warning issued March 25 at 8:36PM CDT until March 27 at 1:00PM CDT by NWS March 26, 2017
...The flood warning continues for the following rivers in Louisiana.. Calcasieu River At Old Town Bay The Flood Warning continues for The Calcasieu River At Old Town Bay. * until Monday afternoon...or until the warning is cancelled.
The Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s Office hosted the 11th annual Senior Life Expo at 7:30 a.m. Friday morning at the Ruston Civic Center. Attendees were given door prizes and entertained by several local artists and speakers. Top, Miss Louisiana Justine Kerr, left, laughs as Lincoln Parish Sheriff Mike Stone, right, reads information about the next door prize to b […]
It doesn’t take long to realize Ruston values community service. Whether it’s responding to an emergency call in the line of professional duty or volunteers providing hungry schoolchildren with food for the weekend, people in Ruston and Lincoln Parish take seriously the Biblical charge to care for each other. read more
T. Scott Boatright The more things change, the more they stay the same. Nothing closer to truth could be said about Louisiana’s state budget. Different legislators. Different governors. Same old song and dance. The damage done to our state budget has been clear to many Louisiana residents for years now. And more and more, others are taking notice, too. Full […]
Students recognized for academic, community involvement Mata Drain, GSU Media Bureau GRAMBLING — Jessica Clinton and Keely Heggar were ecstatic on stage as they accepted scholarship awards. Clinton and Heggar, Grambling State University students, each received $500 from the NAACP Lincoln Parish Chapter. They were among six area college students receiving sch […]
Representatives from Bethel Christian, Cedar Creek, Ruston High, Choudrant High recognized Leader News Service Recognized as March Student of the Month honorees by the Ruston Rotary Club were, from left, Bailey Walsworth of Bethel Christian School, Jaina Robinson of Cedar Creek School, Sarah Langheld of Choudrant High School, Katie Durrett of Ruston High Sch […]
Fair 2.jpg Funnel cakes, turkey legs, alligator on a stick. Then have some pork kabobs, donut burgers, candy apples, popcorn and a plethora of fried snacks. Just about anything you can think of to eat is available from more than 75 food vendors at the 74th annual South Texas State Fair on the grounds of Ford Park, which begins Thursday, March 30, with the 10 […]
Greater-Tuna-61-PHOTO-CRED copy.jpg Greater Tuna returns to Orange for one performance only at the Lutcher Theater on Tuesday, April 4, at 7:30 p.m. Greater Tuna is a hilarious and irreverent comedy about Texas’ third smallest town, where the Lions Club is too liberal and Patsy Cline never dies. The eclectic band of Tuna citizens – men, women, children and a […]
chrysler.jpg As the original creator of the minivan more than 30 years ago, FCA US LLC (Fiat Chrysler Automobiles) has transformed the segment over the years. For 2017, Chrysler is introducing its newly redesigned Pacifica, which has been re-engineered from the ground up. This all-new minivan features a choice of two efficient powertrains – the segment’s fir […]
IMG_3099.jpg Yes, it is that wonderful time of the year again when those green leaves in the trees surprise us with how much they grow every day, and birds just everywhere with their antics. And we are getting very busy in the yard. It can even be overwhelming. Hopefully, you have clipped dead branches and prepared a little section of your yard for growing s […]
Q. Is it true that medical bills or accounts are not allowed to remain on your credit report for more than four years in the state of Texas? A. It is not true. Medical bills are basically the same as any other debt. They stay on your credit report for seven years. There is a four-year statute of limitations for filing a lawsuit for a debt; however, the fact […]
A Caddo Parish jury has found Mark Edward "Chef" Colby, 60, guilty of second-degree murder in the death of his girlfriend and longtime business partner and owner of the Noble Savage Tavern in downtown Shreveport.
A Shreveport police officer was injured early Friday evening when he was accidentally struck by another officer's bullet intended for a dog and did not accidentally shoot himself as KSLA News 12 initially reported.
They came by the tens, congregating in the beer garden along the left field line to watch what has become Lake Charles’ hottest ticket. A baseball game pushed back three hours due to inclement weather was suddenly a destination, filling Joe Miller Park’s chairbacks and bleacher seats. Groups were three and four-deep along each base line. “I think word’s gett […]
The trial of a DeRidder man accused of murdering a woman at a local motel a year ago has been rescheduled for May 15. Beauregard District Attorney James Lestage said the trial of 59-year-old Jackie L. Pruitt was refixed after a medical emergency arose with a witness. “A key witness experienced a sudden medical situation that required hospitalization and prev […]
DENVER -- Colorado is considering an unusual strategy to protect its nascent marijuana industry from a potential federal crackdown, even at the expense of hundreds of millions of dollars in tax collections. A bill pending in the Legislature would allow pot growers and retailers to reclassify their recreational pot as medical pot if a change in federal law or […]
NEW ORLEANS -- A new study says New Orleans has broken a tourism record set before Hurricane Katrina, with nearly 10.5 million visitors in 2016. The record had stood at 10.1 million since 2004, the year before the hurricane struck. University of New Orleans' Hospitality Research Center says last year's visitors spent $7.41 billion dollars. That […]
AUSTIN, Texas -- Senior Minister Meg Barnhouse knows she'll need beds, a dresser, chairs and a mirror to make the classroom at the First Unitarian Universalist Church of Austin feel more like a home for a mother and her young daughter who are still deciding whether they will become the latest immigrants seeking sanctuary from deportation by moving into […]
BATON ROUGE - A thunderstorm is rocking the Baton Rouge area, bringing with it lightning and hail. These pictures of hail sent to us by 2 News Reporter Mark Armstrong. Mark shot the video near downtown Baton Rouge just before 11 AM.Some Saturday events are canceled because of the storms including the Cancer Services annual spring party for c […]
GREENSBURG - Three people, including a mother and her 3 month old daughter, died in a car crash along a rural stretch of highway in St. Helena Parish Friday night.Shortly after 7:30 PM Friday Troopers from Louisiana State Police Troop L responded to a two-vehicle fatal crash on LA 10 two miles west of Greensburg. The crash claimed the life of 27- […]
MARKSVILLE – Jurors found Derrick Stafford guilty of manslaughter and attempted manslaughter in the shooting death of a six-year-old and the injuring of the child's father in November 2015.The jury deliberated for a little more than three hours Friday evening. Sentencing is scheduled for next Friday.Stafford, a local city marshal at the […]
BATON ROUGE- Authorities are on the scene of a tree that fell on two cars on Old Hammond Hwy between Tara and Drusilla.Rescue crews had to pull several trapped people from two vehicles.Authorities say at least three of the victims were transported to a local hospital. Two of the victims' injuries were described as significant.Police officers are directi […]
WHITE CASTLE- A long-time employee in the Town of White Castle abruptly quit her job this week. Sources tell the WBRZ Investigative Unit upwards of $10,000 went missing or was misappropriated. Monica Hamilton most recently worked as White Castle's Clerk. Sources say she was told to resign this week, when the discrepancies over the money were discovered. […]
The National Weather Service Storm Prediction Center (SPC) continues a “slight risk” for severe weather on Saturday. This means scattered severe storms are possible within the forecast area. An isolated intense thunderstorm is possible. On a scale of 1 (lowest) to 5 (highest) severe weather threat, this event is a 2. Another way of describing the […]