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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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10/05/2013
Members of the Community Trust Bank team were on hand to announce the bank’s participation in the upcoming Adopt-A-School “Dollars for Denim” fundraiser to support breast cancer research. CTB Public...
10/05/2013
Grand Bayou Farms, Dubach, ranked as largest in registering the most Angus beef cattle in Louisiana having recorded 106 head of Angus with the American Angus Association® during fiscal year 2013,...
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10/04/2013
The reconfiguration of the four Ruston elementary schools had many positive benefits, however, it also resulted in some unforeseen challenges. For example, Cypress Springs Elementary School has seen...
10/04/2013
Three local musicians are set to perform Sunday at the Shreveport Convention Center. Ben Backus, Mark Campbell and Steven Lynch will perform with For King and Country, which consists of Joel and Luke...
10/04/2013
Local hunting enthusiasts will have the chance to sight in their hunting rifles beginning today. Tommy Doss will open the Lincoln Parish Gun Range, located in Simsboro. The facilities will be free to...
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10/04/2013
Ella Kate Whitaker is the 3-year-old daughter of Ron and Meredith Whitaker. She was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes on Jan. 22 when she was just 2 years old. She attends Emmanuel Baptist Preschool and...
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10/04/2013
Doors for Ruston’s Annual Gun, Knife and Coin Show will open at 9 a.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. Sunday in the Ruston Civic Center. The event will feature selling, trading and displaying of guns, knives,...
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10/03/2013
At approximately 4:45 p.m. Wednesday the Ruston Fire Department responded to a 911 call on U.S. Highway 167 at Charlotte Street for a two-car accident, where one of the vehicles rolled over. One...
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10/03/2013
Wednesday morning, kindergartners at Choudrant Elementary School were encouraged to read every day as First Lady Supriya Jindal stopped by to read to them. At 10:30 a.m. the first lady visited...
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10/03/2013
Louisiana has plenty of money but doesn’t spend it wisely, state Treasurer John Kennedy said Wednesday. Debunking often-heard political claims that the state is short on funds, Kennedy said Louisiana...