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Friday, April 29, 2016 - 11:16am
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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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07/26/2013
For a decade area residents have been able to show their support for Ruston High School’s Bearcat Belles. As usual, the Dinner and Style Show will feature a performance, style show and silent auction...
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07/25/2013
At approximately 9:30 a.m. today, an 18-wheeler collided with a vehicle at the intersection of Eagle Drive and North Service Road East. At least one individual was airlifted away from the scene....
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07/25/2013
A sweet natured dog rescued by 4 Paws, Inc., in need of help is set to undergo emergency surgery today or no later than Friday. Sue Martin, president of 4 Paws Rescue, Inc. in Ruston said that Deuce...
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07/25/2013
Ten students from elementary, junior high and high schools around the region recently completed the week-long Science Technology Engineering Math (STEM) Student Experience summer science program at...
07/25/2013
Most retail purchases are exempt from the four percent state sales tax during the 2013 Louisiana Annual Sales Tax Holiday Aug. 2 and Aug. 3. The exemption applies to most consumer purchases of...
07/25/2013
CASA of Northeast Louisiana is now accepting donations of school supplies for local children in foster care. CASA’s 2013 School Supply Drive is hoping to provide backpacks filled with school supplies...
07/25/2013
Ruston’s Locker Room, located at 304 E. Reynolds Drive in Ruston, is open from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Monday-Friday, serving the public with school, team and PE uniforms; screenprinting and lettering;...
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07/24/2013
The Ruston Fire Department responded to a fire alarm on the Louisiana Tech University campus at Keeny Hall off College Street in Ruston at 11:20 a.m. Tuesday morning. RFD Public Information Officer...
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07/24/2013
New Louisiana Tech University Athletics Director Tommy McClelland is a family man. And he’s admittedly excited to be joining the Tech and Lincoln Parish families as he prepares to begin leading...
07/24/2013
A strong group of thunderstorms rocked the region late Tuesday night, causing widespread power outages that have lasted into this morning. Entergy Customer Service Manager Jim Pesnell said that 5,000...