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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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05/25/2013
A small business tax workshop will be held from 6-8:30 p.m. Tuesday in the LSU-Shreveport Business/Education Building Room 103. The event, sponsored by the Louisiana Small Business Development Center...
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05/25/2013
Sonny Dykes has two good reasons to follow the San Francisco 49ers closely during the 2013 season. Two of the wide receivers on the Super Bowl runner-ups were coached by Dykes as collegians. There’s...
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05/24/2013
The colors of spring will take on a red, white and blue tint this weekend as Memorial Day celebrations are set for the area. Grambling American Legion Post 593 got a head start on things Thursday as...
05/24/2013
Southwestern Energy’s decision to enter into a contract to use water from the Sparta Aquifer to frack its wells has stirred controversy. D’Arbonne Lake Watershed Commission president Steve Cagle said...
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05/24/2013
Horses will be rounding barrels this weekend as the D’Arbonne Range Riders will host its 16th annual Memorial Day Weekend Barrel Race Saturday through Monday at the North Louisiana Exhibition Center...
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05/23/2013
To show appreciation for the men and women who have served this country in any branch of the military, all veterans and their spouses are invited to a fish fry at Cook Baptist Church with doors...
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05/23/2013
Town of Dubach employees have reason to celebrate after aldermen approved a raise for them during the regular meeting on Monday night. Alderman Davie Powell brought the issue to the attention of the...
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05/23/2013
The local VFW Parnell-Burt Post No. 3615 is promoting a Memorial Day benefit show at the Dixie Center for the Arts at 2 p.m. Monday honoring veterans and their families and those who made the...
05/23/2013
Lincoln Parish residents wanting to contribute to the tornado relief effort in Moore, Okla., will get their chance on Friday. Jonesboro Police Officer Ty Garrett is heading to Moore and will stop at...
05/23/2013
Simsboro School has released the names of those students achieving the honor roll for the sixth six-weeks grading period. “A” Honor Roll First grade: Cayden Barfield, Richard Canterbury, Dimitri Carr...