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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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09/12/2013
The Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s Office apprehended one male for carnal knowledge of a juvenile at 11:54 p.m. on Wednesday. Carlos Dewayne Thomas II, 19, of 10805 U.S. Highway 151, Dubach, was arrested...
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09/12/2013
Popcorn, celebrities and the red carpet are thoughts far from a person’s mind when thinking of Ruston. However, coming up Saturday there will be a premiere showing of “Liar,” a new suspense thriller...
09/12/2013
Whether it is through Louisiana Tech University or Grambling State University, Ruston is fortunate to have such an arts presence within the community. This time it will be Tech playing host to a...
09/12/2013
While the state might be red as a whole, according to the Louisiana Voter Registration database there are more registered Democrats in Lincoln Parish than there are Republicans. Now, there is a...
09/12/2013
From the Principal, Ms. Patrice Hilton We have had a great start to our school year at Hillcrest Elementary! School begins at 7:30 a.m. this year. Please be on time to start the day. Our Cookie...
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09/12/2013
Dubach School is off to a terrific start for the 2013-14 school year! Our parents, grandparents, and community members have been able to tour the school during our Meet and Greet, Open House and...
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09/12/2013
The Louisiana School for Math, Science and the Arts welcomed 138 new students during the school’s annual matriculation ceremony held at 2 p.m. Aug. 30, in the A.A. Fredericks Auditorium located on...
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09/11/2013
As soon as mid-October, the Lincoln Parish School Board could achieve unitary status in the decades-old desegregation case that forced the redistricting of all four Ruston elementary schools during...
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09/11/2013
Reports out of Grambling State University early this morning say the school has terminated the contract of head football coach Doug Williams. Williams confirmed the firing via phone call. “The...
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09/11/2013
Ruston High School Senior Benjamin Serio, son of John and Donna Serio, was announced as one of the approximately 16,000 semifinalists in the 59th annual National Merit Scholarship Program. These...