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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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09/18/2013
For the third consecutive year, Louisiana Tech University has achieved a Tier One ranking among “National Universities,” according to U.S. News & World Report’s 2014 Best Colleges list released...
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09/18/2013
There were plenty of dreamers at the Ruston High field adjacent to the Ruston Parks and Recreation Department on James Street Saturday. And some may see their dreams of showing off their football...
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09/17/2013
Lincoln Parish residents are not strangers to volunteering. This is especially true within the Lincoln Parish Fire Department. However, volunteering for LPFD is different in that it requires...
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09/17/2013
Law enforcement in Louisiana and especially North Louisiana lost a leading figure this morning. Union Parish Sheriff Bob Buckley, 65, passed away early this morning after a long battle with cancer. “...
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09/17/2013
Ruston Police Department arrested one man for an outstanding warrant with attempted murder charges Monday night. At 7:39 p.m. Monday night, Brandon Rayshon Jenkins, 30, of 121 Calvin St., was...
09/17/2013
An official with Pi Kappa Alpha Fraternity said Monday the organization is frustrated that no one has come forward with information about last month’s vandalism at the group’s new house on Western...
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09/17/2013
Ruston was electric Sept. 12. As satellite trucks swarmed around Joe Aillet Stadium, waiting to broadcast the nationally televised football game against Tulane, thousands of additional visitors...
09/17/2013
The Sikes Wolf Creek Festival is scheduled for Friday and Saturday in Sikes, in Winn Parish. Festival gates will open at 4 p.m. Friday and will remain open until 8:30 p.m. On Saturday, gates will...
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09/16/2013
Have a knack for crafting? If so, bring those arts and crafts to the Louisiana Chicken Festival. The Dubach Restoration and Beautification Organization has arts and crafts/food booths spaces...
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09/16/2013
At approximately 9:17 a.m. Sunday, Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s Office deputies arrested Deontrell Marquis Hunter for two charges. Hunter, 19, of 108 Abbott, was arrested at 2410 Beacon Light Road for...