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Thursday, April 28, 2016 - 11:29am
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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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07/23/2013
Louisiana Tech University’s College of Engineering and Science has received a generous gift of more than $200,000 from Hunt, Guillot and Associates (HGA) of Ruston, La. and members of the Jack...
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07/22/2013
Area teens showed their love for a literary classic Saturday as they attended a Hobbit party at the Lincoln Parish Library. Some of the young people donned their best hobbit attire while going...
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07/22/2013
“Stitch-by-stitch ... making one little dress at a time” was the inspirational theme for more than 50 First Baptist women who used their God given talents to make pillow-case dresses for little girls...
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07/22/2013
Rick Simmons, George K. Anding Endowed Professor of English and Director of the Louisiana Tech University Honors Program, has just published his fifth book, “Carolina Beach Music from the 60s to the...
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07/21/2013
On Friday investigators with the Louisiana State Police Bureau of Investigations arrested 22-year-old Danny Riley, of Farmerville, in Monroe. The arrest was the result of a search warrant conducted...
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07/21/2013
Is it true that an elephant never forgets? We may not know the answer to that one, but one thing we do know is the children’s author and Louisiana Tech graduate Mary Helen Blanchard has never...
07/21/2013
ARCADIA— A former Bienville sheriff’s dispatcher pleaded guilty last week to theft by means of fraudulent conduct, practices or representation. Erin Elizabeth Bradley, 28, of Saline, made the plea,...
07/21/2013
Area residents of all ages have had the opportunity to read and learn about various cultures during the Lincoln Parish Library’s summer programs. The theme this summer as been “Dig into Reading,” and...
07/19/2013
A Lincoln Parish man is dead after a single engine airplane crashed in rural Morehouse Parish near Oak Ridge Thursday morning. Morehouse Chief Deputy Brian Shoemaker identified the two men who died...
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07/19/2013
Area children will get the chance to learn about hitting, pitching, catching and winning the game of life on July 27 as College Hall of Fame Baseball Coach Wilbert Ellis conducts his annual clinic at...