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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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04/27/2013
LSU University College presented its annual “Celebration of Excellence” Spring Awards Reception on March 20 at the LSU Faculty Club. University College awarded $49,250 through 54 scholarships, and $9...
04/27/2013
Simsboro has relesed the names of those students in elementary school who have achieved the honor roll for the fifth six weeks. “A” Honor Roll First grade: Cayden Barfield, Richard Canterbury,...
04/27/2013
First Assembly of God “Living in the Spirit” class is at 9:45 a.m. Sundays. Children’s church is at 10:45 a.m. Nursery up through age 3 is provided at 10:45 a.m. Sundays and by request on Sunday...
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04/26/2013
The Ruston Garden Club will host Jolis Jardin — A Garden Tour beginning at 9:30 a.m. Saturday. The three gardens on the tour are located in Tanglewood, Belle Pointe and Squire Creek subdivisions....
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04/26/2013
The Ruston Farmers Market will celebrate its sixth season when it opens from 8 a.m. until noon Saturday. Held rain or shine each Saturday, the market is located in the public parking lot on the...
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04/26/2013
Thursday morning, a state trooper assigned to Louisiana State Police Troop F stopped a 2012 Chrysler 200 for a traffic violation on Interstate 20 eastbound west of Ruston in Lincoln Parish, which...
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04/26/2013
When students walk past the Tech seal on a spring evening, they may hear the sound of a toy tractor roaring past them. Four-year-old Callen Stenberg is often seen riding his green battery-powered toy...
04/26/2013
The Louisiana State Police (in conjunction with the Drug Enforcement Administration) will participate in the National Prescription Drug Take Back Day on Saturday in an effort to help local residents...
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04/25/2013
NFL Hall of Famer and Louisiana Tech product Willie Roaf, who recently spoke at the Boys and Girls Clubs of North Central Louisiana’s Annual Pro Day Luncheon, said “Whatever you devote yourself to,...
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04/25/2013
One Ruston High School student has been named in the first group of winners in the 58th annual National Merit Scholarship Program. Samuel E. Phillips, a senior at RHS who plans to study business, has...