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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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03/22/2014
Teens who find themselves at home during spring break bored and looking for something to do can celebrate diversity and civil rights next week at the Lincoln Parish Library. There will be an...
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03/22/2014
They have dusted off their running, jumping and throwing shoes and are ready to go as the 2014 track stars. The Lady Bearkit team is made up of Lamiracle Garner, Alexius Austin, Aislyn Coyne, Oneke...
03/22/2014
Cedar Creek School has revealed the names of those students who have earned the honor roll for the third nine-week grading period. All A’s Fourth grade: Braden Cannon, Zoe Graham, Will Harris,...
03/22/2014
I.A. Lewis School has released the names of those students who have earned the honor roll for the third nine-week grading period. Principal’s List All A’s Kathryn Apelgren, Zachary Atkison, Ashton...
03/22/2014
Ruston Elementary School has released the names of those students who have earned the honor roll for the fourth six-week grading period. Principal’s List Third grade: Asa Boyce, Johnathan Brantley, R...
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03/21/2014
A 33-year-old female has been pronounced dead after being struck by a train in downtown Ruston. At approximately 5:15 p.m. Thursday, officers with the Ruston Police Department received a report of a...
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03/21/2014
Piney Hills Harmony Chorus of Sweet Adelines and two of its quartets will present a free concert during Friends and Family Night at Ruston’s Dixie Center for the Arts at 7 p.m. Thursday. The event is...
03/21/2014
The United Way and Lincoln ACHIEVE are looking for volunteers to help with the upcoming Dollars and $ense Fair April 16 from 7:45-11 a.m. and April 17 from 7:45-11 a.m. at the Ruston Civic Center....
03/21/2014
The Lincoln Parish Library Board of Control met Wednesday afternoon with exciting news for the library. Judy Copeland, the president of the Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commerce, was present to talk...
03/21/2014
Claudia Kraft, marketing coordinator for H&R Block, said she is pleased to announce her office’s involvement with Christian Community Action. She said just as taxpayers should consider their tax...