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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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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
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05/31/2013
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When Amanda Serio and her husband, John, first read about LifeHouse Ministries, they laughed. Spiritual movement? Reflective gardening? “We thought it sounded too New Age,” Serio said. But when a...
05/30/2013
Lincoln Parish received good news and bad news last week when fourth and eighth grade LEAP scores were announced. Donna Doss, school improvement and accountability coordinator, said that the numbers...
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05/30/2013
After a year of talent rehearsals, dress fittings, mock interviews and physical fitness preparations, two Lincoln Parish teens are currently competing in the Miss Louisiana’s Outstanding Teen pageant...
05/30/2013
The Teen Summer Reading Program offers a way to keep teen minds sharp over summer downtime. This summer’s theme is “Beneath the Surface.” Things will kick off with a “Survive the Summer” event at 6:...
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After spending four years in the U.S. Marine Corps and serving in Afghanistan, Sgt. Brendan O’Toole wanted to find a way to help and support his fellow veterans. So he took a cue from a fellow Marine...
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05/29/2013
A man is in jail after a fight he was in ended badly for the other person involved. Maj. Stephen Williams, spokesman for the Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s Office, said the office received reports on May...
05/29/2013
From 2 -4 p.m. today the Lincoln Parish Library will kick-off its 2013 summer reading program at the Lincoln Parish Library Events Center. The library encourages residents to take this opportunity to...