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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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08/20/2013
BATON ROUGE (AP) — The field of candidates has grown larger in the special election to fill the 5th District congressional seat representing northeast and central Louisiana, as qualifying entered its...
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08/20/2013
For the City of Ruston, there is someone who deals with consumer affairs, and connects customers to the appropriate department where they can assess and deal with those issues in a timely manner....
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08/20/2013
A Dubach man was arrested early this morning after an altercation landed another man in the hospital. According to the arrest affidavit, the Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call at...
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08/20/2013
With the Ruston Parks and Recreation fall softball league nearing it’s start, the last day to sign up a new team will be Wednesday. The fee is $280. There are three leagues: Men’s E Class, Coed and...
08/19/2013
A combination of skyrocketing retirement costs and flat sales tax collections has caused the City of Ruston to tighten its financial belt for the coming fiscal year, but officials say the city is in...
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08/19/2013
Grambling State University’s Dunbar Hall will play host to Chicano-artist Richard Lou through Sept. 19, and will conclude with a lecture on that day. Lou is a professor and chair of the Department of...
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08/19/2013
Construction is underway on Ruston’s first Zaxby’s restaurant, a Southeast favorite for chicken fingers and wings. Licensees Ray Anding and Randall McDonald plan to open the new quick-casual...
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08/19/2013
08/19/2013
RUSTON (AP) — Louisiana Tech’s College of Engineering and Science has received an anonymous pledge of $500,000 in support of the Campaign for a New Integrated Engineering and Science Building,...
08/17/2013
Improvements to a sanitary sewer lift station that serves a large portion of southeast Ruston will begin within the next 30 to 60 days. The city’s Board of Aldermen on Monday accepted San-Tech of...