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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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08/07/2013
The Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s Office and Lincoln Parish Narcotics Enforcement Team teamed up to make two additional arrests for Operation Summer Heat. At approximately 10:57 a.m. Tuesday, Tammy Rena...
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08/06/2013
U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu (D-New Orleans) joined a roundtable discussion concerning the Sparta Aquifer Monday at the Lincoln Parish Convention and Visitors Bureau/Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commerce...
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08/06/2013
In the early morning all week residents will be able to see the Ruston High School band practicing their marching drills on the practice field as they prepare for another successful band season this...
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08/06/2013
Although it is a few months away, the North Central Louisiana Arts Council is gearing up for the 16th annual Holiday Arts Tour. NCLAC Executive Director Jessica Slaughter said the event features...
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08/05/2013
Area schoolchildren flocked to the Greenwood Recreational Center for the 10th, and final, school supply giveaway known as the Joy Tellis Cooper Foundation’s Family Day in the Park. But that doesn’t...
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08/05/2013
Shown are the correct classroom times for Lincoln Parish Schools during the upcoming 2013-14 academic year. The Ruston Daily Leader apologizes for incorrect times that ran in Sunday’s paper and for...
08/05/2013
Prep Week for Ruston High School started this morning with seniors reporting. Students should report to the school auditorium on their designated day between 8:30 and 11 a.m. to pay debts from last...
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08/05/2013
GRAMBLING — About 400 elementary, middle and high school students from nearly every part of Louisiana are attending the first summer camp offered by the Greater Louisiana Baptist Convention.
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08/05/2013
Music and pop culture from the ‘50s, ‘60s and ‘70s will be in the spotlight when Piney Hills Harmony Chorus and Elvis tribute artist Todd C. Martin combine their talents again in “Rock Around the...
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08/04/2013
“Finn” the Chihuahua gets a kick out of the support he’s received from 4PAWS, Lincoln Parish dog lovers and Louisiana Tech soccer coach Kevin Sherry and his wife Isabel. That’s because they’ve all...