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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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06/18/2014
Thanks to the local hospital auxiliary, Northern Louisiana Medical Center has received $30,000 worth of items designed to help making a visit to the hospital a more pleasant experience. Curtis Newton...
06/18/2014
Louisiana Tech University has teamed up with Ruston merchants to host the Dog Days of Summer, a series of “late nights” to help introduce orientation students and their families to downtown Ruston....
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06/18/2014
A Ruston man was arrested early Wednesday morning and charged with seven counts of simple burglary, one count of resisting arrest by flight and one count of criminal trespass according to the Ruston...
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06/18/2014
Since 1995, members of the Piney Hills Quilt Guild have worked hand in hand, and needle by thread, to make a unique quilt to be raffled off at the Louisiana Peach Festival. Charter member Irene...
06/18/2014
“A Musical Potpourri III” performed by Jon Barker will take place at 10 a.m. Thursday at the Library Events Center. Barker will be accompanied by Mickey Cloud on the piano. Guest performances on the...
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06/18/2014
A Ruston man was arrested after allegedly pointing a gun at another motorist on Interstate 20 in Ouachita Parish. On Monday, Troopers assigned to Louisiana State Police Troop F arrested 56-year-old...
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06/17/2014
After much consideration, Sen. Rick Gallot has made the decision to drop out of the race for the 3rd Judicial District judgeship. “Since the end of the 2014 regular session of the Louisiana...
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06/17/2014
Two Lincoln Parish Detention Center inmates kneel straddling a soft hill of dirt. The sharp tines of a pitchfork come down quickly between the two, loosening the damp earth. The men shift through the...
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06/17/2014
Earnie Miles is a name that has become synonymous with North Louisiana culture. For nearly half a century, Miles has been a frontrunner in the fields of journalism, photography and film. But perhaps...
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06/17/2014
Webster Parish Sheriff’s Office officials believe Ruston or Lincoln Parish residents may be the victims of a Minden businessman suspected of using his pest control business to obtain entry into...