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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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11/17/2017
Louis Cross, the Ruston man wanted in connection with wounding his brother and another man early Sunday morning following a birthday party at Lake D’Arbonne State Park, was arrested here Thursday...
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11/16/2017
More than 33 Lincoln Parish school district sophomores participated in a two-day exercise to brainstorm ideas of how to engage in the community. The first ever Civic Engagement Institute brought...
11/16/2017
Third Judicial District Attorney John F. K. Belton, whose district is Lincoln and Union parishes, will be the keynote speaker for Louisiana Tech University’s fall commencement ceremony at 10 a.m....
11/16/2017
Support and prayer will help continue the North Central Louisiana Fellowship of Christian Athletes as the organization’s local chapter celebrates 50 years of existence. That was the message from...
11/16/2017
Lincoln Parish voters join their peers across the state Saturday in returning to the polls to elect the state’s next treasurer. Polls are open from 7 a.m. until 8 p.m. Voters must bring photo ID....
11/14/2017
Lincoln Parish residents wanting to give thanks while enjoying a Thanksgiving meal have the opportunity to attend First Baptist Church of Ruston’s 25th annual “To Ruston with Love” event. The free...
11/14/2017
Shoppers can get a head start on their Christmas gift buying from 6-8 p.m. Thursday during the annual downtown Ruston Main Street Christmas Open House. “Our goal is to promote shopping locally for...
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11/14/2017
Editor’s Note: This is the second part in a two-part series about the creation, focus and future of the Boys and Girls Clubs of North Central Louisiana. Currently serving more than 200 local children...
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11/13/2017
Residents may not recognize the name William Florian, but if you love 60s and 70s American folk music, you may remember The New Christie Minstrels, the group where he wrote and performed as lead...
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11/13/2017
Editor’s Note: This is the first part in a two part series about the creation, focus and future of the Boys and Girls Clubs of North Central Louisiana. In 1997, a group of locals came together in an...