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The man suspected of killing a Ruston woman and injuring her mother and child is in the Lincoln Parish Detention Center today charged with first-degree murder. Frank Jauron Stringfellow, 38, of 216 Cotton St., was arrested Tuesday afternoon almost 12 hours after he allegedly shot and killed Shakena N. Hampton, 35, and wounded her mother and 1-year-old child. Also arrested were Stringfellow’s mother, Vickie June Stringfellow, 62, of 1716 Skyline Drive, and April Jarnell Thurman-Lyons, 39, of 1718 Skyline Drive. Each of the women is charged as being an accessory after the fact to first-degree...

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07/29/2017
Area residents have the opportunity to watch first-hand what happens when a buried gas pipeline is ruptured during a mock drill set for 7 p.m. Tuesday at the North Louisiana Exhibition Center,...
07/28/2017
A group of approximately 25 Vietnam War re-enactors will be at the North Louisiana Military Museum on Aug. 5 to show residents some of the implements of war and talk about the conflict. The come-and-...
07/28/2017
With the summer coming to an end, the Summer Reading Program at the Lincoln Parish Library is also preparing to close. This year, the theme of the program was “Build a Better World,” and attracted...
07/27/2017
FARMERVILLE — A spokesman with the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development has confirmed the agency will soon begin talks with the Union Parish Police Jury about removing trash...
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07/27/2017
Ruston Daily Leader Executive Sports Editor O.K. “Buddy” Davis thought it was a simple, impromptu birthday gathering Wednesday afternoon in what he calls the Jack Lambert Suite at Princeton Place....
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07/26/2017
FARMERVILLE — The employment future of a man hired as a policeman by the Bernice Board of Aldermen ended before he started work with his arrest on domestic violence charges. At its meeting July 11,
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07/26/2017
The Dixie Center for the Arts has joined in the fight to raise funds for a new hall for VFW Parnell Burt Post 3615 by sponsoring a benefit concert from 6-9 a.m. Saturday. After 80 years of service...
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07/26/2017
Louisiana Tech University’s College of Engineering and Science has announced that Haley Dishman, a mechanical engineering student, has received a Tau Beta Pi Engineering Honor Society Stabile...
07/25/2017
With summer almost over, and school just around the corner, the Domestic Abuse Resistance Team and The Well Ministries have come together to help families in need with school supplies.
07/25/2017
The city of Ruston wants to hear from its citizens. The city has a new 19-question online public opinion survey seeking input on city services, downtown, active transportation and recycling. The...