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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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More than 50 local vendors gathered Saturday to showcase products at the spring Ruston Makers Fair. One vendor, Elizabeth Lewis, displayed her collection of SheStash, a zipper pouch to keep items...
04/09/2016
As a way to honor local veterans as well as those serving in the United States Air Force, the Air Force Concert Band and Singing Sergeants will hold a concert at 3 p.m. today in Howard Center for the...
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Mark Guinn, front left, a director in the School of Performing Arts at Louisiana Tech University, instructs a group of students during his Stage Combat Workshop at the National Association of...
04/09/2016
Registration for the 2016-17 school year for students in grades kindergarten through 12th will begin May 2. All new students — except pre-kindergarten — need to be registered between 7:30 a.m.-4 p.m...
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04/09/2016
Cindy Gordon, Entergy Customer Service Manager, center, stopped by the Lincoln ACHIEVE office to present a check for $1000 to Keep Lincoln Parish Beautiful Coordinator Lindsay Gouedy, left, and...
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Ruston High School Senior Collin King, centered, was recognized during the April Lincoln Parish School Board meeting Tuesday. Pictured with Collin are RHS Principal Ricky Durrett, left, and Lincoln...
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Glenwood Regional Medical Center and Ochsner Health System recently announced the formation of a long-term partnership focused on increasing local access to specialty care, expanding Telemedicine...
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04/08/2016
Louisiana Tech University head coach Tyler Summitt has resigned from the Lady Techsters basketball program, admitting in a statement that he had engaged “in a relationship that has negatively...
04/08/2016
Ruston voters go to the polls Saturday to decide whether to increase city sales tax by three-quarters of a cent with the proceeds dedicated to infrastructure maintenance and improvements. Polls are...
04/08/2016
Beginning at 8 a.m. Saturday, The Boys and Girls Club of North Central Louisiana will be hosting Pro Day, a non-contact football camp at the Louisiana Tech University practice field, for all area...