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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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10/30/2017
All fundraisers benefitting the Paul E. Slaton Head Start Center need to be approved by the Lincoln Total Community Action Board of Directors first. That’s the word today from the board and Head...
10/30/2017
More than $1.2 million was raised by Grambling State University’s Bring It Home campaign — approximately $20,000 more than the fundraiser’s $1 million goal. University officials announced the...
10/28/2017
The Louisiana Tech University Alumni Association will honor its 2017 Alumnus of the Year and Distinguished Alumni of the Colleges Friday at its annual Alumni Awards Luncheon. Chris Richardson, a 1972...
10/28/2017
State Rep. Rob Shadoin said he’s opposed to a temporary extension of the penny sales tax that’s set to roll off the books next June 30, unless the extension lasts only until replacement revenue can...
10/27/2017
The Ruston Fire Department will host it annual fall open house Hot Halloween Happening from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at Central Station, located on East Georgia Avenue. The free event, now in its...
10/27/2017
Grambling State University officials announced the “Bring It Home” $1 million fundraising initiative is approximately $50,000 short of reaching its goal before Saturday’s deadline. However, Marc...
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10/27/2017
A Grambling State University student is in Lincoln Parish Detention Center today charged with first degree murder in connection with a double homicide that occurred on the university campus early...
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10/26/2017
GRAMBLING — Hundreds of Grambling State University students and family members gathered at the student center to grieve and pray for the loss of two men during a week that should have been used to...
10/26/2017
FARMERVILLE — More than a year after the Union Parish Police Jury first asked and then sent a demand letter instructing a landowner to take down a fence the jury feels blocks access on a parish road...
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10/26/2017
The staff at the Lincoln Parish Library is encouraging local teens to “dig up a date” and celebrate Halloween with their fourth annual Zombie Prom beginning at 7 p.m. Saturday at the library. “We...