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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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04/27/2016
Lincoln Parish residents who think they may qualify for FEMA disaster assistance as a result of the heavy rains and flooding in March have about two weeks left to register. FEMA officials said...
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04/27/2016
John Frazier, operator and manager of the Mt. Olive Waterworks System in Grambling, has come up with a new way to inspect the 130-foot overhead water tower storage tank. By using a drone Frazier can...
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04/27/2016
The case against alleged rapist and kidnapper Cameron Mays began Tuesday. Mays is currently facing charges in regard to the June 2012 incident in which he was charged with aggravated rape, aggravated...
04/27/2016
The winners of the first annual Agents for Change Awards were announced at the eighth annual Adopt-A-School End of Year Celebration and Luncheon. Agents for Change is a program where 13 Lincoln...
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04/27/2016
It came together as a way to honor two family members who had passed away, and then it turned into a family-oriented business that offered fun to relatives and customers alike. The Cotton Top Print...
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04/26/2016
Jody Adolphus has been formerly been charged with second-degree murder in the April 16 shooting of a Ruston man. Adolphus, 32, is in custody at the Lincoln Parish Detention Center with a bond of $850...
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04/26/2016
The Louisiana Library Association has awarded two Lincoln Parish Library staff members for their service to their facility and their state. Sarah Creekmore, the administrative assistant for the...
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04/26/2016
Ammen Jordan and his family planned to stay in Ruston only three months when they came for a visit in November 2015. Things changed. Now Jordan is the city’s first director of development. In the...
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04/26/2016
In Ruston High School’s Eco Car first year in the urban concept division of the Shell Eco Marathon contest, RHS placed second place missing first place by .1 miles per gallon. RHS placed 10th in the...
04/25/2016
For the second year in a row, a Lincoln Parish student won the Louisiana You Be the Chemist Competition and advances to the national You Be the Chemist Competition in Philadelphia. I.A. Lewis sixth...