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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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05/28/2014
The City of Ruston’s Municipal Pool will open at 3 p.m. today. The admission is $2 per person. The pool will close for the season on July 25. Throughout the pool season there will be more swimming...
05/28/2014
A 32-year-old Ruston man is dead following an apparent hit-and-run pedestrian accident on Interstate 20 this morning. Police say Coty Willis died when a 2002 Volkswagen Jetta driven by Whitney Gaston...
05/28/2014
State Superintendent of Schools John White called the results from Louisiana’s LEAP and iLEAP tests “steady” but Lincoln Parish fell three points in the percentage of students who achieved levels of...
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05/28/2014
An anonymous tip called into the Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s Office resulted in a Dubach man’s arrest on five drug-related charges May 23. Richard Craig Dickerson, of 781 Cardinal Hill Road, is charged...
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05/28/2014
Site work is underway on Louisiana Tech’s 70,000-square-foot South End Zone Facility, which will enclose the south end of Joe Aillet Stadium. The $20 million facility is expected to be open in time...
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05/28/2014
A Ruston woman faces cruelty to juvenile charges after she allegedly whipped her daughters with rubber tubing from an oxygen machine. Natrina Womack, 26, of 272 Clinton Circle, was booked into the...
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05/27/2014
Ernie Stevens did something Monday that he doesn’t like to do. He talked about his tour of duty in Vietnam and five buddies he watched die. “One thing common about most veterans is we’re...
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05/27/2014
Top: Evan Derveloy, owner of Crossfit Ruston, and Adam Reid were participants in the annual MURPH Challenge on Monday. The event honors Lt. Michael Murphy, a Navy SEAL, who while serving in Asadabad...
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05/27/2014
Angela Manning walks across the cool, damp dirt in the livestock stalls at the North Louisiana Exhibition Center. In four days, sounds of pounding horse hooves and cheering spectators will fill the...
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05/26/2014
In observance of Memorial Day, Forest Lawn Cemetery is hosting their annual “Field of Flags” display, which began at 8 a.m. and will close at 5 p.m. today. This event features 80 original veteran’s...