Five families in Ruston have been haunted by silence for several years as they wait for answers in the suspected murders of five residents.
The two most recent murder victims — Christopher Tillman and Kevin Foster, killed in 2008 and 2009 — have received the most attention from media and police sources. However, a visit to the Ruston Lincoln Crime Stoppers website will reveal three other names waiting for answers. The murder cases of Foster and Tillman, along with Tyrone Vereen, who died in 2004, Jonas Turner Kirkpatrick and Deanthony Mack, who both died in 2003, are still all listed on the Crime Stoppers website under the tab “Unsolved Crimes.”
During his years at Louisiana Tech University, “Coach” Garland Gregory did a lot to build up quite an impressive resume.
Whether it was on the football field or around campus, Gregory was always leaving his mark, and on Friday afternoon, he left another mark on Tech’s campus that students and Ruston residents are sure to remember for a long time.
Since publishing the proposed 2014-2015 deer-hunting seasons last week, several hunters said they were wondering what they could do to change the lengthy list of bucks-only and either-sex periods in State Deer Area 4 and Deer Area 9.