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Ruston man faces attempted murder charge

A Ruston man faces attempted second-degree murder charges today stemming from an incident that occurred Saturday night on Eastland Avenue. City police arrested Brandon Oneal Maryland, 36, of 793 Hwy. 3061, at his home on Tuesday in connection with the shooting of Jermichael Reynolds, 30, also of Rus

RUSTON DAILY LEADER - 2017-11-22 21:53:00

Two arrested on drug charges in Ruston

Andrew Tibbet Agents with Lincoln Parish Narcotics Enforcement Team received a tip on November 24, 2017 from Metro Narcotics officers regarding a FedEx package containing marijuana. The package was addressed to a residence in Ruston. Agents took possession of the package and were able to make a co

MYARKLAMISS.COM - 2017-11-22 18:02:17

86-year-old Quitman man dies in vehicle crash

A Quitman man died yesterday after the vehicle he was driving was struck by another vehicle. Shortly before 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday November 22, 2017, Louisiana State Police Troop F responded to a two-vehicle crash on US Highway 167 at the intersection of Old Quitman Highway. The preliminary invest

NEWS-STAR - 2017-11-23 15:42:57

D'Arbonne shooting victims released from hospital

UNION Parish - The two men shot early Sunday morning of Nov. 12 at Lake D'Arbonne State Park have been released from regional hospitals. Union Parish Sheriff Dusty Gates confirmed Tuesday that Dana Cross, 25, and Terrance Cortez Rollins, 34, both of Ruston, have been released. Cross had been airlift


Suspect indicted in GSU murders

A Lincoln Parish grand jury has indicted Jaylin M. Wayne, 19, for first-degree murder in shooting deaths of two men on the Grambling State University campus. Wayne, of St. Louis, is now formally accused of killing Earl Andrews, a 23-year-old GSU student, and Andrews' friend, Monquiarious Caldwell, a

RUSTON DAILY LEADER - 2017-11-22 21:56:00

Chamber seeks to offset money lost from Peach Fest

In order to make up the approximately $50,000 lost during this year's Louisiana Peach Festival, the Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commerce has taken over and created several events for the month of December. The Chamber will continue its annual #ShopRuston campaign event 12 Days of Christmas Shopping, b

RUSTON DAILY LEADER - 2017-11-22 22:02:00

G-Men drop spot in FCS rankings

GRAMBLING - The Grambling State University football team dropped one spot in the Football Championship Subdivision (FCS) polls, which were released on Monday. Grambling State is coming off an open week and will take on rival Southern in a game that will determine who will advance to the Southwestern


Sales tax revenue continues to climb

Sales tax income across Lincoln Parish continued its general upward trend during the third quarter of 2017 and in year-to-date comparisons for the same period last year, figures given to the parish sales and use tax commission on Tuesday show. "Overall, things look pretty good," sales and use tax Ad

RUSTON DAILY LEADER - 2017-11-22 21:57:00

Rutland Town job: Interest is high

The deadline for applications isn't until next week, but a vacant administrative assistant's position in the Rutland Town office has generated plenty of interest, according to the head of the Select Board. Joshua Terenzini, chairman of the town's board of selectmen, said Tuesday the town would accep

RUTLAND HERALD - 2017-11-23 00:30:00

Busy holiday weekend in Rutland

Display-window elf Seymour Hunter works on decorations at McNeil & Reedy on Merchants Row in Rutland on Tuesday. The Castleton University student designed and assembled all of the displays for the store's windows. GEORGE NOSTRAND / STAFF PHOTO A series of events is planned for the first Downtown Rut


Windsor pilot dies in Vermont crash

PITTSFIELD - A Windsor pilot flying out of Pittsfield has been identified as the victim of a fatal crash after his plane went down in Vermont on Wednesday. Vermont State Police said 89-year-old Norman L. Baker took off from Pittsfield on Wednesday and intended to make a routine flight to Middlebur

BERKSHIRE EAGLE - 2017-11-24 02:18:17

Moose serves turkey dinner for holiday

On the first floor of the Rutland Moose Lodge on Thursday, Alfred Gallett, below, a lodge member, carves turkey for the holiday dinner that was served to community members. Once the food was prepared, other volunteers, like Wanda Lester, above left, of Rutland, served people on the second floor who

RUTLAND HERALD - 2017-11-24 01:00:00

VSP: More details about the Pittsford plane crash

Courtesy of Vermont State Police Pittsford, Vt. - Vermont State Police say Norman Banker, 89, of Windsor, Mass. crashed his plane and died on Wednesday evening near Whistle Stop Lane in Pittsford, Vermont. According to police, the call came in around 10:30 p.m. on Wednesday from Massachusetts State

MYCHAMPLAINVALLEY.COM - 2017-11-23 21:42:49

Mass. man killed in Pittsford plane crash

Norman L. Baker, 89, of Windsor, Massachusetts, was traveling to the Middlebury area to visit family for Thanksgiving, according to Capt. Michael Manley, troop commander of the Vermont State Police southern division. "We obviously feel sorry for the family, on a holiday to be losing a family member.

RUTLAND HERALD - 2017-11-24 01:00:00

Parents eye school to replace Black River

Graduation kicks off at Black River High School in Ludlow in 2014 with the singing of the national anthem. STAFF FILE PHOTOLUDLOW - For the past two months a group of Ludlow and Mount Holly residents - parents and businesspeople - have been meeting every week to talk about creating a new, independen

RUTLAND HERALD - 2017-11-24 01:00:00

'Star Wars' villains join good guys to bring cheer to the Green Mountains

An exclusive behind-the-scenes video features writer/director Rian Johnson working on the set of 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi,' plus new footage with cast members Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Mark Hamill and Carrie Fisher. Lucasfilm It's an unheard-of alliance in the "Star Wars" universe, but not so muc

BURLINGTON FREE PRESS - 2017-11-22 17:01:25

Campaign To Release Nashville Inmate Goes Viral

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - More than 200,000 people have signed a petition asking Governor Bill Haslam to release Nashville inmate Cyntoia Brown. Brown was sentenced to life in prison after she shot and killed a man who bought her for sex when she was only 16 years old. "I think there are still people who d

WTVF - 2017-11-22 23:47:59

Manchester man arrested for drug possession in school zone

A Manchester man was arrested after he was found to be in possession of drugs in a school zone. Tyler Joshua Allen Sircy, 21, of Pete Sain Road in Manchester was arrested on Sunday (Nov. 19) on charges of manufacturing/delivering/selling/possession of a controlled substance, drug-free school zone, u

MANCHESTER TIMES - 2017-11-22 21:42:00

Six arrested in drug-related offenses

Several have been arrested in Putnam County recently for drug-related offenses. Sarah Catherine Madewell, 49, of Chestnut Street in Baxter, was charged with the sale and delivery of morphine in a ... This item is available in full to subscribers. Several have been arrested in Putnam County recently

HERALD-CITIZEN - 2017-11-22 23:14:07

Manhunt Underway For 3 DeKalb County Escapees

SMITHVILLE, Tenn. - A manhunt has gotten underway after three inmates escaped from the DeKalb County Jail. Sheriff Patrick Ray confirmed that 38-year-old Jack Mullican, Jr. of Adcock Cemetery Road; 32-year-old Bryon Ray Gibbs of Gin Alley, Alexandria; and 26-year-old Daniel Trey Hamilton, of Jacobs