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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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09/16/2013
Ruston Police Department officers arrested Chicoty Damero Shomo at approximately 2:19 p.m. Sunday. Shomo, 31, of 200 Riser Road, was arrested for simple battery after police received a call from the...
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09/16/2013
The height of sinks and the size of toilets isn’t something most people have to think much about, at least not until they’re faced with a school full of small children. New size-appropriate toilets,...
09/16/2013
Children are the future. “As parents and caregivers it is our responsibility to keep America’s children safe,” Sheriff Mike Stone said. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety...
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09/14/2013
Much to the delight of downtown businesses, both lanes of traffic on Trenton Street were reopened at 4:30 p.m. Friday. City of Ruston Economic Development Administrator Kristi M. Lumpkin said from...
09/14/2013
Visitors to Dubach School will notice a distinct difference in the population of its students this year. On average, they’re significantly smaller than they were during the 2012-13 school year, when...
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09/14/2013
The village of Simsboro contemplated the permitting of hard liquor sales at Thursday night’s monthly meeting. The owner of Tony’s Mart Sid went before the council and requested to sell hard liquor....
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09/14/2013
A first for Ruston and other area residents to enjoy was the Peace Love Art Yoga Festival held on Saturday. The event featured 25 vendors, as well as a variety of classes ranging from massages and...
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09/14/2013
Local residents came out Thursday to the Ruston Civic Center donned in their western wear to celebrate the sixth anniversary of North Louisiana Medical Center’s Senior Circle. Attendees enjoyed guest...
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09/14/2013
The Ruston Lincoln Chamber of Commerce hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony to mark the opening of a new wing at Louisiana Center for the Blind on September 6, 2013 at 101 South Trenton Street. Snacks...
09/14/2013
Cinnabon, Inc., the snack leader in the bakery-cafe segment, plans to rapidly beef up its presence in the Bayou State by opening four mall-based franchise bakeries in the coming months. Cinnabon(R)...