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The prosecution in the case against alleged rapist Cameron Mays rested during Wednesday’s court proceedings. Prosecutor Mike Ruddick alleged that Mays, on or about June 4, 2012, committed aggravated rape, aggravated kidnapping and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon. Beginning at 9 a.m. today defense attorney James Buckley will begin his portion of the case. Testimonies during the morning portion of Wednesday’s trial included that of Ruston Police Department investigator Clint Williams, who tied accused rapist Mays to the residence where the victim was allegedly assaulted. Williams...

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08/11/2013
There’s nothing like holding a pool party with some of your best friends. Especially when they’re man’s best friends. That’s the opportunity many area dog lovers got last weekend as the Ruston Parks...
08/11/2013
Experts say water will be the biggest commodity of the future, and area residents concerned about the Sparta Aquifer will receive the opportunity to find out what that might mean at the August...
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08/10/2013
Ribbon-cutting ceremonies were held July 18 for the Louisiana office ofACT, located at 302 West Mississippi Ave. in downtown Ruston. The ceremony was sponsored by the Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of...
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08/10/2013
The Ruston Daily Leader promoted Elizabeth DeGrie from news editor to managing editor this week. DeGrie, a native of Pineville, graduated from Louisiana Tech University in 2008 with a Bachelor of...
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08/09/2013
It’s a new era for Louisiana Tech University with a new president, new athletics director, new head football coach and new athletics conference (Conference-USA). And now the university hopes to have...
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08/09/2013
A ribbon cutting ceremony will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday for the new Bienville Parish Courthouse. Located off Gap Farms Road in Arcadia, the event is hosted by the Bienville Parish Police Jury — ...
08/09/2013
Times are changing for Louisiana Tech University, and they’re changing for Tech’s Happening, too. The Happening XXXII will take place at 6 p.m. Tuesday at the Monroe Civic Center with a more relaxed...
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08/09/2013
Tuesday evening, the Lincoln Parish Library hosted part two of the Keeping Kids Safe Forum in the Lincoln Community Room. Discussed during the event was information regarding the troubles of...
08/09/2013
Area residents will have a chance Saturday to rid their home of some hazardous materials and recyclables. The City of Ruston and Lincoln Parish’s monthly Materials Collection Day is set from 8:30-11:...
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08/08/2013
At 3:36 p.m. Monday, the Lincoln Parish Fire Department responded to a structure fire on Fellowship Extension Road in Simsboro. A command vehicle was the first to arrive on scene for the Lincoln...