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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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11/10/2013
Cathi Cox-Boniol, Lincoln ACHIEVE Coordinator, was recently part of a “think-tank” meeting hosted by the Chemical Education Foundation in Washington D.C. Joined by other representatives from K-12...
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11/10/2013
New Tech @ Ruston on the Ruston High School campus recently joined with the Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commerce to host a ribbon cutting for its newest facility. Unveiling the state-of-the-art...
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11/10/2013
New Tech @ Ruston recently kicked off its schedule as a 2013-14 National Demonstration Site by hosting a two-day site visit for Highland New Tech. The Hardy, Ark., school brought a 20-member team to...
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11/10/2013
Lincoln Parish recently welcomed educators from across North Louisiana to a “Frameworks for K-12 Science Education” workshop designed to help teachers become more familiar with the Next Generation...
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11/10/2013
Students in the Advanced Learning Academy at Cypress Springs Elementary and Ruston Elementary schools recently completed the book “The Birchbark House” by Louise Erdich. The book is representative of...
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11/10/2013
The Ruston Lincoln Chamber of Commerce hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the opening of Correct Solutions — A Division of LaSalle Management on Oct. 8 at 182 Bastille Lane. LaSalle...
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11/10/2013
The Ruston Lincoln Chamber of Commerce hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the grand opening of Centric Federal Credit Union on Oct. 15 at 1514 Eagle Drive. Centric Federal Credit Union is...
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11/10/2013
The Ruston Lincoln Chamber of Commerce hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the new location and 30th Anniversary of the Bromell Agency on Oct. 11 at 711 N. Vienna St. Bromell Agency is a...
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11/10/2013
The Ruston Lincoln Chamber of Commerce hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the opening of The Depot — A College Ministry of First Baptist Church on Oct. 9 at 211 W. Railroad Ave.. The...
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11/08/2013
The annual Kiwanis Pancake Day is ongoing today. Residents (pictured above) gathered at the Ruston Civic Center to eat up pancakes, sausage and bacon for a good cause this morning. The Kiwanis club...