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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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06/28/2013
The Miss Louisiana Pageant will celebrate its’ 50th year in Monroe on Saturday at the Monroe Civic Center’s W.L. “Jack” Howard Theater. The pageant and will feature 36 contestants from all over the...
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06/28/2013
Before last weekend, there had not been a boat race held on Lake D’Arbonne since the early 1980s, but thanks to Mitch and Matt Ludwig of Ludwig Marine in Farmerville, that has changed. Deep South...
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06/27/2013
The Bruce Van De Velde era at Louisiana Tech University is over. In an announcement this morning, the athletics’ director for the soon-to-be affiliated Conference USA program announced he was...
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06/27/2013
Six contestants from Louisiana Tech University will help make up the field this week as the Miss Louisiana competition will be held today, Thursday and Saturday in the W.L. “Jack” Howard Theatre at...
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06/27/2013
After six months of work, appeals and negotiations, Louisiana legislators offered a final budget which restored almost all of the funds lost during last year’s budget cuts to domestic violence...
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06/26/2013
Grambling State University will host its annual Beacon Awards Gala in early September, honoring individuals and organizations committed to strong character, high ethical standards and the community...
06/26/2013
The Bayou D’Arbonne Watershed Lake Commission discussed several issues last week including updates to the spillway’s Tainter Gate Project, progress of water sales with Southwestern Energy and the...
06/26/2013
The North Central Alliance Partners in Prevention Advisory Board met Tuesday to discuss what was planned for summer. Jean Hartzog, with the Office of Behavioral Health, announced that there would be...
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06/25/2013
Another arrest and additional charges have been made in connection to a drug bust that was executed by the Lincoln Parish Narcotics Enforcement Team (LPNET) more than two weeks ago.
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06/25/2013
Two years ago, a mother and daughter decided to open up a little boutique and tanning salon together. Chessy’s Boutique and Tanning Salon was originally opened in Arcadia, but since March the store...