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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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09/19/2013
GHS Cheerleaders During the week of July 21-24, the Grambling High School cheerleaders attended the Northwestern State University Cheerleader Camp in Natchitoches. During the camp the team won the...
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Mrs. Moore’s class Greetings from Ms. Moore’s Class at Cypress Springs Elementary! We have already been very busy in our class this year. We have enjoyed welcoming our new classmates from Glen View....
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09/19/2013
Fifty students at Mississippi College were recently inducted into the Mortar Board Cap and Gown Society for 2013-14, America’s premier national honor society that spotlights college seniors for their...
09/19/2013
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09/18/2013
At around 8 a.m. this morning, M.L. Smith Tanks and Refractories, located on Louisiana Highway 33 began the transportation of a 30 ton vessel to Arkansas. Tommy Gregg, engineering manager, said the...
09/18/2013
At approximately 3 a.m. Wednesday, Ruston Police Department responded to an armed robbery at Circle K on 1705 North Service Rd E. “The clerk (on duty) said that three black males came in and ordered...
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09/18/2013
Long-time Union Parish Sheriff Bob Buckley passed away Tuesday morning after a battle with cancer. Buckley was diagnosed in May of this year and was undergoing chemotherapy treatments. “Bob was a...