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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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07/09/2014
At 9:42 p.m. Tuesday, Troopers assigned to Louisiana State Police Troop F responded to a single vehicle fatal crash involving a pedestrian on U.S. Highway 165 south of Interstate 20. The preliminary...
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07/08/2014
Tickets still remain for the annual Pigskins and Pearls Women’s Clinic and Luncheon which is set for July 31 at Squire Creek Country Club. Participants must register by July 15 to attend....
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07/08/2014
A Ruston man has been arrested on home invasion and sexual assault charges stemming from an incident on Thursday. The Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s Office received a complaint from a local woman regarding...
07/08/2014
Ruston’s Board of Aldermen has agreed to move up to $75,000 in federal Section 8 housing administrative reserve funds into the Housing Assistance Payment account to cover what city Clerk/Treasurer...
07/08/2014
No time has been set for Ruston’s Board of Aldermen to name a temporary successor to the late District 2 Alderman Elmore Mayfield. But by law, the board must act no later than Monday. “Nothing has...
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07/07/2014
The Boys and Girls Clubs of North Central Louisiana recently had Dr. Ben Carson, a columnist, national news contributor and retired neurosurgeon, speak at the club with summer campers, staff and the...
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07/07/2014
Two burglary arrests were made by the Ruston Police Department over the holiday weekend. On Thursday, officers responded to a residential burglary in progress on West California Avenue. Upon arrival...
07/07/2014
The Lincoln Parish Police Jury will meet in regular session Tuesday night to discuss the proposed budget for 2014-15. The Sales and Use Tax Commission has set the proposed budget at $372,793 — a 1...
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07/05/2014
During the judging for the 2013 Louisiana Press Association and the Louisiana/Mississippi Associated Press Managing Editor Awards held recently, the staff of the Ruston Daily Leader was awarded...
07/05/2014
The Grambling Police and Fire departments will not receive work hour cuts as voted on by the board of aldermen last month. During a July meeting of the Board of Aldermen, they voted to reduce the...