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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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04/07/2016
Ruston High School Speech and Debate placed two students on the All State Speech Team for Impromtu Speaking. David Ramachandran, left, and Trevor Blackstock, right, were finalists in the event at the...
04/07/2016
A honor roll First grade: Lily Bautista, Brooklyn Boyd, Asa Christian, Scarlett Jones, Karly Matson and Gracie Wynne Second grade: Ivy Collinsworth, Jolee Dison, Jacob Miller, Adlee Spencer and...
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04/06/2016
Area youngsters received a lesson on healthy lifestyles during a recent workshop Those in attendance included youth from the Boys and Girls Club of North Central Louisiana members, as well as middle...
04/06/2016
Area residents have the opportunity to gather in Railroad Park on April 15 for an evening of song, testimony and scripture during an event organizers said is all about “loving on God and being loved...
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04/06/2016
The Spring Ruston Maker’s Fair is looking for community members to volunteer for the weekend event. Fair director Joshua Mitchell said the fair needs volunteers especially from noon to 7 p.m. Friday...
04/06/2016
At least 30 percent of Lincoln Parish public school seniors took an advance placement exam in high school. Lincoln Parish Superintendent Mike Milstead said during Tuesday’s school board meeting the...
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04/06/2016
Argent Financial Group was honored Monday as Ruston’s Employer of the Month. Argent was founded in 1990 and has company revenues that exceed $45 million. The company employs more than 200 people in...
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04/06/2016
Former Ruston Airport Authority member Ben Humphries, right, was honored Monday night for his 13 years of service on the panel. Mayor Ronny Walker, left, presented Humphries with a plaque from the...
04/05/2016
Lincoln Parish has been added to the federal disaster declaration issued for Louisiana as a result of the March floods. But categories covering the bulk of the damage are not yet part of the...
04/05/2016
It took Ruston’s Board of Aldermen only 10 minutes Monday night to accept the city’s 2015 audit and set in motion almost $2 million in infrastructure work on three projects. “The city ended its...