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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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09/06/2014
Local motorists will have to detour around portions of Goodwin Road and Reynolds Drive a while longer, but officials say the reconstruction project underway at the streets’ intersection will result...
09/06/2014
Parking in downtown Ruston will change under terms of a proposed ordinance that the city’s board of aldermen will be asked to introduce Monday evening. The proposal is one of several items on the...
09/06/2014
A Quitman man pleaded guilty to producing child pornography, U.S. Attorney Stephanie A. Finley announced Friday.
09/06/2014
A recent study conducted by Value Penguin showed Ruston to be fourth in the state for the cheapest homeowners insurance. Coming in the first three places were Shreveport, Alexandria and Monroe,...
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09/05/2014
Louisiana Yoga and Paddle will play host to their community service project with the second annual PLAY Festival in October. Courtney Thibault, owner of Louisiana Yoga and Paddle, said the idea for...
09/05/2014
The goal to “inform, involve and inspire” is what the Lincoln Parish TEA Party hopes to achieve during a forum at 6 p.m. Monday at the Ruston Country Club. “We don’t take any position with candidates...
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09/05/2014
Ruston District 4 Alderman Jim Pearce today announced his bid for re-election saying he wants to make the city “that shining city on a hill.” Pearce, a Republican, has served 16 years on the board,...
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09/05/2014
Two California men were arrested Thursday in reference to a simple robbery in Grambling. Grambling State University police apprehended Lawrence Edward Smalley, 21, of 2563 W. Calle Vista Drive,...
09/05/2014
The board of aldermen for the city of Grambling met Thursday afternoon with several approvals on the agenda. The board approved a request to change their insurance agent to Affordable Insurance...
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09/04/2014
Ruston Police Department officers have made an arrest on the suspected armed robbery that took place at the Super 8 Hotel on Sunday. Taylor Dawn Beckley, 21, of 480 Pleasant Grove Road, Choudrant,...