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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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05/19/2013
Area graduates receiving degrees during the University of Louisiana-Monroe’s Spring Commencement are as follows: LINCOLN PARISH Choudrant: Tina Louise Allen, doctor of education in curriculum and...
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05/19/2013
Lincoln Rotary recently handed out its 2013 scholarships to Ruston High School seniors Jacob Duke and David Reid. On hand for the award presentation were (left to right) Adam McGuirt, Gary Strebeck...
05/19/2013
The following Lincoln Parish residents were among the 218 students from Centenary College of Louisiana who were awarded degrees during the College’s 2013 Commencement Exercise held Saturday, May 4...
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05/19/2013
Fresh on the heels of being named a KEYS Champion for 2012-13, Ruston’s Sunrise Kiwanis Club wrapped up its yearlong “Young Children Priority One” reading program at the Lincoln Parish Early...
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05/19/2013
Dubach High School’s 2012-13 valedictorian and salutatorian were announced this week. Summer Robinson (left) was named valedictorian while Nohemi Hernandez (right) was named salutatorian. Both...
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05/19/2013
Kiera Ellis, a senior at Dubach High School, has been named the recipient of the Donna Brazzel Scholarship, which awards $500 to an outstanding FBLA member. Ellis is also the recipient of the Queen...
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05/18/2013
Ribbon cutting ceremonies were held May 15 for Ruston Medical Group, located at 401 East Vaughn Ave. in the Northern Louisiana Medical Center Medical Office Building. The ceremony was sponsored by...
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05/18/2013
Nita Green RN, MSN, was inducted into the Louisiana State Nurses Association Hall of Fame at the 12th annual Nightingale Gala held in February at the Crowne Plaza, Baton Rouge. Attending the event...
05/18/2013
Whataburger Restaurants, known for custom-made, always-fresh burgers, will host a grand opening celebration from 5 - 7 p.m. Tuesday at its newest location at 801 North Service Road eastbound in...
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05/18/2013
Alabama Baptist Church of Arcadia recently called Bro. James Lamar Skinner as its pastor. Bro. Skinner has been serving the church as interim pastor for the past few months and has consented to...