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The prosecution in the case against alleged rapist Cameron Mays rested during Wednesday’s court proceedings. Prosecutor Mike Ruddick alleged that Mays, on or about June 4, 2012, committed aggravated rape, aggravated kidnapping and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon. Beginning at 9 a.m. today defense attorney James Buckley will begin his portion of the case. Testimonies during the morning portion of Wednesday’s trial included that of Ruston Police Department investigator Clint Williams, who tied accused rapist Mays to the residence where the victim was allegedly assaulted. Williams...

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Louisiana Tech University President Les Guice, left, and College of Liberal Arts Dean Donald Kaczvinsky, right, recognized Ruston Daily Leader Executive Sports Editor Buddy Davis as the university’s...
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The Lincoln Parish Library Board of Control voted to approve the 2013 amended budget, 2014 budget and the proposed paid holidays for 2015 during their monthly meeting held Wednesday. Vivian McCain,...
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At 3 p.m. Saturday the Living Gospel Church of Ruston will be having a job search workshop at Comfort Inn that will include resume writing, tips for job searches and the do’s and don’ts of the...
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Lincoln Parish voters go to the polls on Saturday to help choose a replacement for former 5th District Congressman Rodney Alexander. Precincts are open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Voters should take...
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Louisiana Tech University’s Forestry Department held a reception recently to thank members of the Martin Foundation, the charitable arm of the RoyOMartin Companies, for a donation of four vans to be...
10/17/2013
Lincoln Parish School Board members were treated to some good news and some not-so-good news during their recent regularly scheduled meeting held midday on Wednesday at Choudrant High School.
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At the monthly meeting of the Lincoln Parish Fire District No. 1 Board of Commissioners on Tuesday night, commissioners appointed Donnie Watson as the new interim fire chief until Chief Dennis Ford...
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The homecoming game will begin at 2:30 p.m. Saturday at Joe Aillet Stadium. Louisiana Tech’s 2013 Homecoming court was announced recently. The king and queen will be named during halftime of Saturday...
10/17/2013
Another theatrical performance is on tap for Ruston residents. The Louisiana Tech University’s School of the Performing Arts will put on a production of John Patrick Shanley’s award-winning drama, “...
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Ruston had simple beginnings: founded by merchants relocating in hopes of the railroad soon to follow. Among these pioneers were W.A.J. Lewis of the mercantile store Kidd and Lewis from the banks of...