At approximately 1:32 p.m. Friday, Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s Office arrested asuspect of an armed robbery and aggravated assault with a firearm.
Charles Ladarren Owens at 137 Marie St. in Grambling was wanted for the two charges in Ouachita Parish that were reportedly commited on Oct. 7. LPSO also arrested Shetoquice Walker as an accessory to the crimes after the fact.
Ruston’s Board of Aldermen will be asked to take the first steps Monday toward a citywide street improvement program and a curbside recycling program.
Resolutions authorizing Mayor Ronny Walker to sign contracts on the city’s behalf with companies that will do the initial work on both programs are among the agenda items for the board’s regular monthly meeting. The meeting convenes at 5:30 p.m. Monday in the courtroom at City Hall.
We will celebrate the third anniversary of Pastor D.J. Lanier Sr. and family at 2:30 p.m. today. The special guest will be Pasto
r Norsellus Holmes and New Jerusalem Baptist Church from Bastrop.
You are invited to visit Elli’s Pumpkin Patch at 3980 Louisiana Highway 822 from 10 a.m. until dark. Proceeds will go to Kingdom Kids Ministry at Cook Baptist Church. Bring your camera for great fall outdoor portrait opportunities and buy a pumpkin. Call 548-0383 for more information.
The Lincoln Parish School Board held their annual Student and Teacher of the Year Awards Gala on Monday evening at the Ruston Civic Center. The event honors the students and teachers chosen by each school, as well as the districtwide winners. Pictured are the districtwide student and teacher of the year winners. From left to right are Lloyd Bruner, of Ruston High School, high school teacher of the year; Alma Moegle, of A.E.