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LA Tech and Ruston Community paint mural

RUSTON, La. - 23 September 2017 The I-20 underpass in Ruston is home to a new piece of artwork that is out on display for the whole city to enjoy and see. Louisiana Tech students and community came together to paint a mural under the bridge. It's one of the fourth murals painted by the mural class a

MYARKLAMISS.COM - 2017-09-23 20:49:17

International Day of Peace: Ruston hosts city-wide prayer gathering

RUSTON, La. (KNOE) - On Thursday, countries across the world joined together in peace observing The International Day of Peace. The day was established in 1981 by a unanimous United Nations resolution to create and build up a culture of peace across the countries. The city of Ruston recognized the d

KNOE TV8 - 2017-09-22 02:01:00

Students enjoy spending time with grandparents

Superstition. Magic. Supernatural. These are the words that inspire the art of Lacey Stinson, a master of fine arts graduate of Louisiana Tech University and a Ruston native, whose work will be presented in a Gallery 203 hosted showing of "Abstractions." "Abstractions is a look into the world of Lac

RUSTON DAILY LEADER - 2017-09-24 05:54:00

RHS student earns perfect ACT score

A Ruston High School junior earned a 36 ACT composite score - the highest possible. Davis Glen Ellis, 16, is one of, on average, less than one-tenth of 1 percent of students who take the ACT to earn a top score. He is the first RHS student since the 2000-2001 school year to do so. "I was super excit

RUSTON DAILY LEADER - 2017-09-24 06:08:00

Paint the tunnel: Residents create art

GRAMBLING - For the City of Grambling, the issue of whether sagging pants is a statement of personal style or a finable public nuisance will have to wait a little while longer to be settled as the aldermen voted to postpone a public hearing and vote on the matter until February. During the Dec. 6 r

RUSTON DAILY LEADER - 2017-09-24 06:05:00

Student shot in fight at GSU dorm

A Grambling State University student is recovering from a gunshot wound following a fight on campus. The incident happened around 10:30 p.m. Thursday. According to Will Sutton, director of campus communications, a student let a man into his dorm room. During an argument and subsequent fight, the st

NEWS-STAR - 2017-09-22 15:24:15

Free online public schools for Louisiana students

RUSTON, La - Louisiana offers students the opportunity to take public school courses online for free. University View Academy held an open house for parents in Ruston, The University View Academy is a public school option for the mother of 2, Jessica Spurlock who prefers a flexible, home-based envi

MYARKLAMISS.COM - 2017-09-22 23:11:48

EXCLUSIVE: La. billionaire, Morgan Freeman celebrate birthdays together

Louisiana trucking and energy titan James Davison and iconic actor Morgan Freeman celebrated their 80th birthdays together at Davison's Squire Creek Country Club in Choudrant Thursday night. Greg Hilburn/USA Today Network Louisiana billionaire James Davison and iconic actor Morgan Freeman celebrate

NEWS-STAR - 2017-09-22 13:29:15

Planet Fitness expected to open in December

Planet Fitness recently announced that it will be opening its first health club in Ruston. The site will be located at 103 North Service Road East, and will mark the fifth club in northern Louisiana, according to Jade Osowski, communications manager for Planet Fitness. Representatives anticipate th

RUSTON DAILY LEADER - 2017-09-22 18:52:00

Two dead in Caldwell Parish fatal accident

CALDWELL Parish - Officials are working to clear the scene after a fatal accident took place in Caldwell Parish. The accident happened around 3:30 p.m. on highway four. According to Louisiana State Police, two high school students were killed in the crash. School sources tell us the victims are both

MYARKLAMISS.COM - 2017-09-22 22:31:04

Franklin Parish Sheriff's Office still searching for man reported missing

WINNSBORO, La - A Delhi man has been missing more than two months. The Franklin Parish Sheriff's Department is hopeful you can help find him. 71-year-old Enlo Fletcher Deen was last seen on July 11th. He is about 5 ft. 10 inches and weighs 210 pounds. If you have any information, please call the

MYARKLAMISS.COM - 2017-09-22 23:12:34

Former Catfish Charlie's employee arrested for stealing nearly $18K

Kurt Hebert MONROE, La. - Monroe Police have arrested an employee of a popular restaurant after stealing nearly $18,000. Kurt Hebert, 34 of West Monroe, was arrested on Thursday, September 21, 2017. According to Hebert's arrest report, in his year of employment at Catfish Charlie's of Monroe, he voi

MYARKLAMISS.COM - 2017-09-22 15:09:06

Authorities looking for mentally disabled man

Shreveport Police are searching for a man who they believe may have walked out of a local hospital Thursday afternoon in east Shreveport. The man, 47-year old Ronnie Thomason of West Monroe, was in Shreveport for a medical visit when family members noticed he was nowhere to be found inside the hospi

SHREVEPORT TIMES - 2017-09-22 02:36:40

Family Promise: Mission grows for only family homeless shelter

Family Promise of Ouachita director Shawn Keyser said many of the homeless children the agency serves have never even had their own bed. "Our goal when families leave us is for them to finally be able to say, 'I want to go home and have a home to go to,'" Keyser said. Family Promise's mission has gr

NEWS-STAR - 2017-09-21 18:24:51

NFL airing unity ad in prime time on Sunday

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) - With President Trump taking aim at the NFL and its players who protest during the national anthem, the league is broadcasting a message of unity. The NFL is dusting off a one-minute ad that it produced for the Super Bowl earlier this year. It was originally made to "demonstrate

MYARKLAMISS.COM - 2017-09-24 15:22:47

Fired by Trump, Bharara fires back

(CNN) - A lot has changed for Preet Bharara since March 11. "I'm not a different guy. I had a different job" Bharara, the former U.S. attorney for the Southern District of New York and a CNN contributor, told CNN's Bill Weir. "There's a difference in how you're supposed to input yourself when you're

MYARKLAMISS.COM - 2017-09-24 13:22:45

Charles Bradley, soul singer who found fame late in life, dies at 68

(CNN) - Singer Charles Bradley, who was known as the "Screaming Eagle of Soul" because of his raspy voice and stirring performances, has died. He was 68. Bradley died in New York on Saturday surrounded by family, friends and some of his band members, according to a statement on his website. "It is w

MYARKLAMISS.COM - 2017-09-24 11:57:47

Birthday girl with 'soft heart for puppies' collects donations for Humane Society

Suitcases for New Places is a local nonprofit that provides a suitcase or backpack full of essential items for kids entering the foster system. Watch the video to find out what those items are and how you can help. Hannah Baldwin/The News-Star Kinslea Johnson, 7, cradled a tiny, 2-week old puppy na

NEWS-STAR - 2017-09-23 22:43:56

Hurricane Maria: Puerto Rico officials describe 'apocalyptic' conditions

(CNN) - Days after Hurricane Maria pounded the island of Puerto Rico, killing at least 10 people, authorities are starting to see firsthand the scope of devastation that left the US territory off the grid. Without power and communications in much of the island, millions of people, including city lea

MYARKLAMISS.COM - 2017-09-24 09:33:26

German election: Polls open as Angela Merkel seeks fourth term

(CNN) - German voters are going to the polls to choose a government -- and a Chancellor -- for the next four years. The election could see incumbent Angela Merkel from the Christian Democratic Union win a fourth term in office -- or be ousted by her main rival Martin Schulz, of the Social Democratic

MYARKLAMISS.COM - 2017-09-24 07:07:57