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Mays attempts sanity defense

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The suspect in the 2012 home invasions, rape and first-degree murder, among other charges, attempted an insanity defense earlier this month.
According to court records, Cameron Kinte Mays, of Ruston, has changed his attorney since the beginning of his trial back in June 2012.
His newest attorney, Deanna McCallum, brought sanity hearings before the court in May and informed the court she would be filing a motion for recusal. McCallum also stated she had an issue with some of the charges that Mays has been charged with at this point.

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Fashion program blends creativity, business acumen

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Editor’s Note: This is the fourth article in a six-part series highlighting academic programs at Louisiana Tech University that are having significant impacts on the region and whose graduates are contributing to the growth of the economies, communities and competitiveness of north Louisiana.
Graduates from Louisiana Tech University are doing their part to keep north Louisiana looking good and in style.

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Local shopping helps everyone

People in Lincoln Parish are always being encouraged to “shop locally” and this weekend, they’ll have another good reason to do so.
Starting Friday morning and ending at midnight Saturday night, the annual tax-free weekend will take place.

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Proudly promoting honor flights

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I’ve never claimed to be much of a historian and I wouldn’t consider myself very sentimental either (although the older I get the more that changes), so I surprised myself when I saw something on the news the other day that made me cry.
No, it wasn’t a little immigrant child sleeping on a floor and no, it definitely wasn’t the blue in Anderson Cooper’s eyes (although I can see why both would move some to tears), it was an honor flight.

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Tech Football sets ‘Fan Day’

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‘Meet and greet’ event set for 4 p.m. Aug. 16 at Argent Pavilion
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Louisiana Tech will provide Bulldog football fans a preseason tailgating fix as the athletics department will hold its annual meet and greet with head coach Skip Holtz and Co. on Aug. 16 at Argent Pavilion.
All Bulldog faithful are encouraged to load up their families, pull out their secret recipes, clean off their grills, and throw some good old southern barbecue on the coals starting around 4 p.m.

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Talton, Williams tied together

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Pair to be inducted to Ark-La-Miss Museum of Champions
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The ties between Billy Jack Talton and A.L. Williams are many.
Both played football for Louisiana Tech in the 1950s.
Both coached on the high level in Shreveport.
Both coached championship players over the years.
Both coached football at Louisiana Tech.
Both served as head coach for Cedar Creek’s football team.
And both have been written about extensively over the years by Ruston Daily Leader Executive Sports Editor O.K. “Buddy” Davis.

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Tech ticket deadline nearing

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Louisiana Tech football fans are reminded that the renewal deadline for keeping their season tickets is coming up Friday. Fans that don’t renew their season tickets by the deadline will have their seats released for sale to the general public.
Renewing season tickets can be done by visiting the Tech Ticket Office webpage or by calling the ticket office at 318-257-3631. Fans can also email in their renewal information to TechTickets@LATech.edu.
Season ticket packages are available for as low as $90 and are available for purchase now.

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PUBLIC NOTICE

PUBLIC NOTICE
Revisions to the Lincoln Parish Pupil Progression Plan will be considered by the Lincoln Parish School Board in a public meeting at the Lincoln Parish School Board building at 410 South Farmerville Street, Ruston, Louisiana at 6:00 P.M. on Tuesday, August 5, 2014.
3td: July 31, August 1 and 4, 2014

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LEGAL NOTICE

LEGAL NOTICE
Anyone who knows or has any information concerning, the UNOPENED SUCCESSION OF CHARLIE WILLIAMS, JR., please contact M. SHANE FREDERICK, Attorney at Law, 207 Frazier Road, Ruston, LA 71270, 318-550-6154 (office), 318-251-5103 (facsimile).
3td: July 30, 31 and August 1, 2014

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James Jerome McCann

James Jerome McCann, age 95, of St. Charles died Monday, July 21, 2014.  He was born June 13, 1919 in Waterloo, Iowa to Roy Otis and Isabel Rose Denning McCann.  He was retired after 30 years service in the U. S. Air Force, was a member of St. Charles Methodist Church, the American Legion, DeWitt-St. Charles Hunting Club and was an advisor and worked for many years with the Boy Scouts.

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