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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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06/17/2014
The Dubach Town Council met Monday to approve budget amendments for 2013-14 and to approve the projected budget for 2014-15. Town Clerk Pamela Delp, who was hired by the council on May 28, reviewed...
06/16/2014
Representatives of the Union Lincoln Regional Water Supply Initiative say they need more information about a state appraisal of property they want in Farmerville before they can plan their next move...
06/16/2014
Ali McDonald, 36, of Ruston, is listed in critical condition at the University Health Systems Hospital in Shreveport this morning following a high-speed motorcycle crash on Sunday evening. At...
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06/16/2014
About 100 people headed to the Lincoln Parish library to see Spiderman, who stopped in for a visit on Saturday morning for the library’s “Daddy and Me” event. Spiderman talked to the children about...
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06/16/2014
A Ruston man was arrested and charged with aggravated assault with a firearm, reckless operation of a vehicle, possession of a firearm with obliterated serial numbers, driving under suspension,...
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06/16/2014
The 2014 Louisiana Peach Festival has cooked up a tasteful melody of music aimed to appease a variety of rhythmic appetites. Held annually on the fourth weekend in June, this year’s PeachFest...
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06/15/2014
Pictured above is Grambling’s Thelma Williams, grand marshal of the city’s 2014 Juneteenth Parade which rolled on Saturday. Juneteenth commemorates African American freedom and emphasizes education...
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06/15/2014
At approximately 12:37 p.m. Friday, Lincoln Parish deputies arrested Paul Gardiner Lathan III, charging him with simple burglary relative to an offense that occurred in Lincoln Parish between the...
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06/15/2014
The Ruston Alumni Chapter of the Grambling University National Alumni Association celebrated in a big way at the third annual scholarship gala Saturday night. The black tie event was held in the...
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06/15/2014
It was a solemn ceremony — a funeral filled with deserved honor and recognition certainly fitting for the occasion as Old Glory was laid to rest on Flag Day. Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3615 joined...