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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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09/08/2013
Aug. 20 marked the opening day for the playground at North Village Plaza on U.S. Highway 33. Since the playground’s opening, there are always children playing on the equipment, especially after...
09/08/2013
Ruston officials’ original efforts to make minor revisions in a 57-year-old ordinance that gives broad authority to the city building official have instead resulted in a proposed rewrite of major...
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09/08/2013
FARMERVILE — Union General Hospital may be in danger of closing after the Office of Inspector General at the Department of Health and Human Services released a report Aug. 15 re-examining funding for...
09/08/2013
WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress returns to work facing a momentous vote on whether the United States should attack Syria, a question that overshadows a crowded and contentious agenda of budget fights,...
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09/07/2013
We have had a great beginning at Ruston Elementary. Our teachers have been planning all summer to plan new strategies as we implement Common Core State Standards. We appreciate their hard work and...
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09/07/2013
School has started and we are settling in for the 48th year of Bethel Christian School. Our faculty has been expanded by six new teachers this school year. We welcome Mary Dronet, Tina Brownfield,...
09/07/2013
The Louisiana Association of Computer Using Educators wishes to again recognize those educators who have effectively integrated the use of computers into the educational process. Each nominee should...
09/07/2013
BAPTIST Calvary Bible study classes begin at 9 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. Worship is also held at 9 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. Choir rehearsal begins at 4 p.m. today. Men’s prayer breakfast begins at 6:30 a.m....
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09/06/2013
The City of Grambling Board of Aldermen met in regular session to discuss the approval of temporarily reducing the salary of city employees, among other business. Mayor Edward Jones said the...
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09/06/2013
The Ruston High School Cheerleaders performed at a “Beat Neville” Bonfire and Pep Rally Thursday night in front of RHS. Ruston and Neville will renew the state’s oldest high-school football rivalry...