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The director of a Ruston animal rescue agency is free on bond after being arrested Saturday following an incident involving her former daughter in law. Suellyn Martin, 69, of 908 Pea Ridge Road, was charged with unauthorized entry of an inhabited dwelling and simple battery. Martin is the director of and one of the founders of 4 Paws Rescue. According to the arrest report, Martin forced her way into her ex-daughter-in-law’s residence, and after exchanging words with her, slapped her once and attempted to do so again. During subsequent questioning by sheriff’s deputies, Martin admitted to the...

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08/29/2014
A benefit event for Neil Crenshaw, a Choudrant resident and disabled veteran, has been set for Sept. 6. Heidi Peters, coordinator for the event, said she has known Crenshaw and his family for many...
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08/29/2014
Mattie Mae Harrison has once again made the decision to run for the Lincoln Parish School Board District 1 seat. Harrison, who has served her district as a school board member for the past 16 years...
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08/28/2014
The time for area residents to join in a struttin’ good time has come again. The 26th annual Louisiana Chicken Festival is set to take place Sept. 26 and 27, with some events happening earlier in...
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08/28/2014
Residents of Hico are seeking help in making what remains of Hico Elementary School into a community center. “There’s no sense of community anymore,” said Vicki Colvin, coordinator of the Hico...
08/28/2014
MONROE — A Minnesota professor pleaded guilty to contacting a minor in Union Parish in order to start a sexual relationship, U.S. Attorney Stephanie A. Finley announced today.
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08/28/2014
Carolyn Elmore Cage today announced her candidacy for the District 1 seat on Ruston’s Board of Aldermen. District 1 is the south-central part of the city. Elmore Cage said her campaign would be...
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08/28/2014
Alexandria, VA — Grambling Chief of Police Tommy Clark was chosen as one of the several law enforcement executives from across the state to participate in the National Law Enforcement Leadership...
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08/27/2014
The Summer Reading Program at the Lincoln Parish Library had another successful year. Library Director Vivian McCain was to release statistics on the number of participants involved during the recent...
08/27/2014
Lincoln Parish residents will have until 4 p.m. Friday to view property assessments at the Lincoln Parish Tax Assessors Office. “It’s something the state requires,” Parish Administrator Courtney Hall...
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08/27/2014
The daughter of the late District 2 Ruston Alderman Elmore Mayfield is running for her father’s former job. Angela Mayfield-Spiller announced her candidacy today saying she wants to continue her...