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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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06/01/2013
At approximately 5:36 p.m. Friday, Troopers assigned to Louisiana State Police Troop F responded to a single-vehicle fatal crash on Interstate 20 about 12 miles west of Ruston. The preliminary...
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06/01/2013
The wait for some of the area’s sweetest treats is about over as local growers have started harvesting this year’s peach crop. And with the 2013 Louisiana Peach Festival less than a month away, that’...
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06/01/2013
Ladies from across the parish will vie for one of the titles of the annual City of Grambling Juneteenth Heritage Festival from 7-9 p.m. Friday in the T.H. Harris Auditorium on the campus of Grambling...
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...