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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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06/01/2013
Members from Louisiana’s six chapters of Epsilon Sigma Alpha International are meeting in Ruston this weekend for the state’s 34th annual convention of the women’s leadership, service and...
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06/01/2013
Ribbon-cutting ceremonies were held May 28 for New Beginnings Wellness and Spa, located at 1809 Northpointe Lane Suite 103. The ceremony was sponsored by the Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commerce.
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06/01/2013
Ribbon-cutting ceremonies were held May 16 for The Keg Package and Cork Room, located at 670 Tarbutton Rd. in Ruston. The ceremony was sponsored by the Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commerce.
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06/01/2013
The Diabetes Care Center was recently named an accredited diabetes education program by the American Association of Diabetes Educators (AADE). This designation allows residents in North Central...
06/01/2013
With the 2013 hurricane season here, Louisiana’s oil and gas industry is prepared to ensure the safety of our employees, the environment and area communities from the impacts of a storm. Oil and gas...
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05/31/2013
The Ruston Police Department responded to a shooting at the 1300 block of Benton Street at approximately 9:30 p.m. May 30. According to reports, officers arriving on the scene found Deanthony Mardis...
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05/31/2013
Three Ruston residents were arrested following the execution of a search warrant at approximately 6 a.m. May 30 at a residence located at 1303 East Line Ave. According to reports, a search warrant...
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05/31/2013
Thursday evening’s round of storms scattered downed tree limbs across Ruston and knocked a portion of the city out of power for around an hour while also causing numerous outages across the region....
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05/31/2013
It’s no secret fruits and vegetables are chocked full of beneficial vitamins and nutrients and locally grown fruits and vegetables undergo minimal transportation, which helps them to remain fresh and...
05/31/2013
Two Ruston natives were shot and killed in the early morning hours of May 26 in a Dallas nightclub near the downtown area. According to police reports, brothers Christopher Ferguson, 22, and Cecil...