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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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04/05/2016
A California native attending Louisiana Tech University said he likes living in Ruston just as much as he did living in California. Zeppy Cheng, a sophomore at Tech, came to Ruston specifically to...
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04/05/2016
The Domestic Abuse Resistance Team’s annual Walk a Mile in Their Shoes was held Saturday at Cook Park. The event drew young men and young women, along with their families out to participate to raise...
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04/04/2016
A Ruston doctor and his former nurse practitioner are free on bail today after being arrested Friday on a combined 142 counts of unlawful prescribing of narcotics. Richard I. Ballard, 59, an...
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04/04/2016
Cedar Creek School has begun phase one of its three-phase master plan to upgrade the school’s campus. Cedar Creek’s Head of School, Andrew Yepson, said the master plan includes a new academic center...
04/04/2016
In 1936, the National Association of Dramatic and Speech Arts was established by Shepherd Randolph Edmonds to create a closer relationship between educators, students and practitioners of the...
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04/02/2016
Three local men will return to Ruston as part of For King and Country’s benefit concert for the Boys and Girls Club of North Central Louisiana. This two-hour benefit concert, beginning at 7 p.m....
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04/02/2016
While training for the Ironman Triathlon, Seth Hanchey was cycling on Sept. 28, 2011 along U.S. Highway 167 when he suddenly fell more than 160 feet. A woman driving a van struck Seth, resulting in...
04/02/2016
Revenues are up and expenses are stable. That’s the word from the city of Ruston’s fiscal 2015 audit report. The audit will be officially presented to the Board of Aldermen during their 5:30 p.m....
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04/02/2016
McKinney Honda owner, Richie McKinney recently presented Brad Garner with his prize a Hustler Raptor Zero Turn Mower. McKinney Honda would like to thank Origin Bank for cooking up some great food and...
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04/01/2016
After 19 years in the making, plans for the Tarbutton Road interchange project are being delivered today to the state Department of Transportation and Development in Baton Rouge. Ruston Mayor Ronny...