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Thursday, April 28, 2016 - 11:29am
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The prosecution in the case against alleged rapist Cameron Mays rested during Wednesday’s court proceedings. Prosecutor Mike Ruddick alleged that Mays, on or about June 4, 2012, committed aggravated rape, aggravated kidnapping and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon. Beginning at 9 a.m. today defense attorney James Buckley will begin his portion of the case. Testimonies during the morning portion of Wednesday’s trial included that of Ruston Police Department investigator Clint Williams, who tied accused rapist Mays to the residence where the victim was allegedly assaulted. Williams...

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04/15/2016
Lincoln Parish residents who may be eligible for various forms of disaster assistance as a result of the March flooding and serve storms have two deadlines approaching. Disaster unemployment...
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04/15/2016
For King and Country hosted a benefit concert for the North Central Louisiana Boys and Girls Club Thursday night. All proceeds raised from this concert will benefit the club directly, which...
04/15/2016
The Union Lincoln Regional Water Supply Initiative board is waiting on word from the state as to whether money the group’s already spent on a project to lessen the draw on the Sparta Aquifer...
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04/15/2016
The 10th annual Senior Expo was held today at the Ruston Civic Center. The event hosts booths from businesses within the community that are geared toward senior citizens. Pictured above are Argusta...
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04/14/2016
For several years students in Louisiana Tech University’s School of Design’s Architecture 335 class have partnered with various organizations in Lincoln Parish to design and build structures ranging...
04/14/2016
At 6 p.m. this evening, Bruce Baker, a lecturer in American History at Newcastle University in the United Kingdom, will give a lecture, “How To Own All the Cotton In the World: William P. Brown and...
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04/14/2016
Amanda Meng, an eighth grader at A.E. Phillips Laboratory School at Louisiana Tech University, placed fourth at the Louisiana State MATHCOUNTS Competition in Alexandria, for sixth-eighth grade middle...
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04/14/2016
New Tech @ Ruston students, from left to right, Hannah Patterson, Rebecca Norris and Vastasia Ellis sat down with community leader Bill Cox, left, to discuss how World War II affected American...
04/13/2016
City officials want to know what restaurants, entertainment options and shopping options residents would like to see come to Ruston. They’ve posted a four-question survey on the city’s website,...
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04/13/2016
Ruston residents Mike Craft and Edwin Davis have been friends a long time. So the morning in 2012 when Davis asked Craft to hang round a bit longer after coffee at a local convenience store, Craft...