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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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08/23/2013
Construction workers recently began work on rebuilding a 6,000-square-foot building, including a 2,000 square foot flea market and office spaces, located at 1414 W. California Ave. that was partially...
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08/23/2013
Students at Ruston Elementary School are back in class today after a blown electrical transformer forced them to spend most of Thursday afternoon sitting on the playground. Ruston firefighters...
08/23/2013
Locals interested in adopting a pet or getting their own pet spayed or neutered will have an opportunity to do both this weekend in conjunction with Waggin’ Tails Ranch. Waggin’ Tails Ranch will be...
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08/23/2013
On Thursday, investigators with the Louisiana State Police Bureau of Investigations arrested a prison guard employed at the Lincoln Parish Detention Center. The arrest was a result of a joint...
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08/23/2013
Last week at the Ruston Civic Center, the Louisiana Rural Water Association Executive Director Pat Cadeur presented Rep. Jim Fannin with an appreciation award for his efforts in supporting Louisiana...
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08/22/2013
Today, investigators with the Louisiana State Police Bureau of Investigations arrested a prison guard employed at the Lincoln Parish Detention Center. The arrest was a result of a joint investigation...
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08/22/2013
Ruston’s proposed $55.1 million budget for the coming fiscal year is on its way to the Board of Aldermen for approval. The 2014 spending plan won the endorsement of the board’s personnel-finance...
08/22/2013
Home schooling doesn’t mean being locked away with one’s children until they turn 18 years old. In fact, the local Christian Home Educators Fellowship offers plentiful opportunities throughout the...
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08/22/2013
Each year the Dixie Center for the Arts brings numerous bands to the stage for local residents to enjoy and this year is no different. Dixie President John Emory said this season will feature new...
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08/22/2013
A man was arrested on a drugs charge after a routine traffic stop on Wednesday morning. According to the arrest affidavit, a Louisiana State Police Troop-F Trooper was patrolling on U.S. Highway 80...