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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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06/22/2013
As the 2013 Peach festival came to an end, a new Princess Peach was crowned. The 63rd Princess Peach Georgia Dugdale, 4, is the daughter of Bart and Joanna Dugdale. Dugdale said she wanted to compete...
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06/22/2013
For more than five years area youngsters have came together to compete in the Diaper Derby as part of the Louisiana Peach Festival. Faye Barnes, co-owner of Barnes Portraiture, said this year’s...
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06/22/2013
It’s no secret that water conservation and the future of supply levels are a concern here in Lincoln Parish. But many people don’t realize how widespread the problem is and how many people are...
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06/22/2013
Ribbon-cutting ceremonies were held June 13 for Beyond Nice, located at 1102 S. Vienna St. The event was sponsored by the Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commerce.
06/22/2013
BAPTIST Calvary Bible study classes begin at 9 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. Worship is also held at 9 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. Choir rehearsal begins at 4 p.m. today. Men’s Prayer Breakfast begins at 6:30 a.m....
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06/21/2013
Young ladies entered into the 63rd Dixie Gem Peach Pageant are gearing up to take the stage with the hope of bringing home the crown. Joe Price, pageant director, said the theme for this year’s...
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06/21/2013
A Farmerville man was arrested at 6:57 p.m. June 19 following an incident involving his estranged wife. According to reports, a deputy with the Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s Office was dispatched in...
06/21/2013
It will be “Family Pirate Day!” at 2 p.m. June 28 at the Lincoln Parish Library. Entertainment will be provided for children and adults by the LPL Summer Reading Program tween participants as they...
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06/21/2013
After more than 30 years on the Grambling State University faculty, College of Professional Studies Interim Dean Rama Tunuguntla is retiring, effective June 30. “We affectionately call him Dean T...
06/21/2013
At 2:55 p.m. June 18, the Lincoln Parish Fire Department responded to an industrial fire at Weyerhaeuser located at 130 Girl Scout Road, close to Arcadia. A command vehicle was the first to arrive...