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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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The Greystone Project, a brand communications firm, was awarded six International Communicator Awards and five Hermes Creative Awards this week for their work for Community Trust Bank.
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Russian-American pianist Julia Mortyakova will perform a solo piano recital at 1 p.m. today in the Recital Hall of the Howard Center for The Performing Arts, on the campus of Louisiana Tech...
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Hunt Forest Products, Inc. recently present 2012 Service Awards to their Ruston Corporate Office employees. They are from left to right on the front row: Kathy A. Godfrey, accounting clerk/...
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Second grade Mrs. Victoria Kent’s second-grade students have been extremely busy learning new and interesting concepts in class. In social studies, our second graders closely explored the importance...
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Testing The iLEAP test provided students with many challenges, but also filled the lives of the I.A. Lewis Ram family with plenty of fun. Standardized test results are scheduled to be shared with our...
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Students from Cypress Springs and Ruston Elementary schools recently engaged in a cyanotype activity during the ongoing AC/DC Art Project held at Louisiana Tech University’s Rawle Enterprise Center....
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NEW YORK CITY — Captivating audiences with a performance of a sonnet and monologue from Shakespeare, Hannah McNew, of Choudrant, a student of Beckie Huckaby at Cedar Creek School in Ruston, placed as...
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Celebrating the 2012-13 Adopt-A-School awards are (left to right) Aaron Paul, Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commerce; Josie Tubbs, First Guaranty Bank; Principal Tim Nutt, Ruston Junior High School;...
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The Lincoln Parish 4H Senior shooters competed in the Sanson Elimination Event at the Arcadia Gun Club on April 28. Five shooters placed in the top 15 to qualify to compete in the 2013 Louisiana...