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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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07/24/2014
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07/24/2014
The man responsible for stealing more than $50,000 from Louisiana Tech University has entered into a guilty plea and will face sentencing on Aug. 26. Randal Chance Snow, 25, of 147 Louisiana Highway...
07/24/2014
The city of Grambling has been approved for the fiscal year 2014 Louisiana Community Development Block Grant. The city was approved for funding up to $695,923. The project this money will be used...
07/24/2014
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07/23/2014
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07/23/2014
Teachers in Lincoln Parish have been riding the wave of the future thanks to a collaborative effort between Louisiana Tech University’s College of Engineering, College of Education and the SciTEC...
07/23/2014
A Union Parish company has purchased almost 70 acres of the old Lake D’Arbonne State Park. Union Property Rentals, LLC was the successful bidder at $415,000 on July 16 for the 68.3-acre parcel. The...
07/23/2014
Local leaders of the Union Lincoln Regional Water Supply Initiative recently received notification that the state was almost doubling the asking price for the group’s second choice site set across...
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07/22/2014
Former Ruston resident Marilyn Sewell said if it had not been for her experience in North Louisiana and, more specifically at Louisiana Tech University, she never would have found the courage to “...