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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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Delve into the world of good versus evil, with the Ruston Community’s production of “Angel in the Pawnshop.” The Dixie Center for the Arts will host the production, which is set to take the stage at...
10/03/2013
Early voting in this month’s special election to fill former Rep. Rodney Alexander’s 5th Congressional District seat begins Saturday, but local political watchers say the contest hasn’t stirred much...
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Otis Gilley, Clarke Williams/CenturyTel Endowed Professor and Head of the Department of Economics and Finance at Louisiana Tech University, said the need for economic and financial literacy has never...
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10/03/2013
Devon Energy continued it partnership with I. A. Lewis School by kicking off the 2013-14 year with a $2,000 check to help fund projects on the school’s Adopt-A-School Wish List. This will enable IAL...
10/03/2013
When individuals are released from a hospital, often times, they are not 100 percent back to their functioning selves and require assistance from health care professionals. While most would prefer...
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10/03/2013
With fall upon us, West Monroe based Ready Decks is encouraging residents to consider a screen porch for their needs. Screened porches provide homeowners with all the enjoyment of the outdoors while...
10/02/2013
Local law enforcement reported that Dekedrick Dontez Mardis turned himself in this morning. The suspect surrendered himself to law enforcement. The Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s Office thanks residents...
10/02/2013
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The federal government on Monday filed a lawsuit against the Housing Authority for the City of Ruston, alleging it has engaged in a pattern or practice of discrimination against...
10/02/2013
oln Parish could be home to a charter school in 2014, if the charter application submitted late last week to the Lincoln Parish School Board is approved. Superintendent of Schools Danny Bell informed...
10/02/2013
Lincoln Parish is feeling the effects of the government shutdown. Local offices at two of the three federal agencies in Ruston are closed, and the third is operating with limited services. Employees...