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Friday, April 29, 2016 - 11:16am
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A guilty verdict was handed down for Cameron Mays on Thursday afternoon. Cameron Kinte Mays, 29, was found guilty by a six-man and six-woman jury on all three charges — aggravated rape, aggravated kidnapping and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon. The 3rd Judicial District Court Trial began Monday with jury selection, and proceeded with testimonies by the victim, roommate of the victim, Ruston Police Department officers and forensic investigators. The jury’s verdict was unanimous on the first two counts, and 11-1 on the rape charge. Deliberations lasted about an hour and a half. The...

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04/24/2016
The A.E. Phillips 4-H Club served the Ruston Community at Dine in the Pines recently to benefit Pine Hills Advocacy Center. Community service is an important component of the 4-H program and is vital...
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04/24/2016
The Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commerce recently held a ribbon cutting ceremony at the new location of Beau Monde Boutique. Beau Monde is located at 130 West Park Ave. with Lagniappe Embroidery and...
04/24/2016
Andy McIntyre, McIntyre & Associates, Inc. in Ruston, and Andrew Maestrini, CIC, Southern States General Agency in Ruston, LA, were installed as Directors. The Louisiana Surplus Line Association...
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04/22/2016
For the second time in less than a week, state transportation officials have closed an Interstate 20 bridge in Lincoln Parish because of holes in the bridge’s surface. The Louisiana Highway 506...
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04/22/2016
Dubach School third grade teacher Meg Johnson’s 28 students performed a Pet Wash Challenge for their Engineering by Design project. Johnson said she recently attended a science, technology,...
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04/22/2016
Jonathan Gunasekaran, front row, left, and Roselyn Bennett, front, right, are the winners of the city of Ruston’s recycling program logo contest. Gunasekaran’s “Ruston Reuse, Reduce, Recycle” design...
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04/22/2016
The Ruston Community Theatre celebrated opening night of “Monday Always Leads to Murder” Thursday at the Dixie Center for the Arts. The comedic murder mystery will continue at 7 p.m. tonight and...
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04/21/2016
Lincoln Parish Early Childhood Center hosted an event Wednesday aimed at educating youth on saving the environment. More than 350 students participated in a environmental friendly education event....
04/21/2016
Local middle and high school students from the Young Entrepreneurs Academy Class of 2015-16, a program of the Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commerce, will reveal seven new start-up businesses to the...
04/21/2016
The Lincoln Parish Library Board of Control heard opposition of the newest board appointment during their Wednesday meeting. Vivian McCain, executive director of the library, said that the issue of...