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An artist’s life is not always easy. Sarah Albritton is proof of that. When she was young, her mother, feeling she could not raise Albritton and her sisters, left them with various family members. Albritton ended up with her uncle, helping out and going to school. When she was 9, she began her first job as a dishwasher and cook at a local restaurant. “When I was 9, I started cooking at the Tech Hitching Post,” she said. “I was the dishwasher at night after school.” From there, she moved from restaurant to restaurant cooking for the people of Ruston. Then, when she got married, she started her...

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08/25/2016
The city of Ruston got some financial good news Wednesday at the close of bond sales for the Moving Ruston Forward infrastructure program. The sale that was anticipated to bring in $41 million...
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08/25/2016
Even as the floodwaters begin to recede in south Louisiana, thousands of families are still without basic necessities and still need assistance — a task some residents of Lincoln Parish are...
08/25/2016
Rebecca Deich and students at the Louisiana Methodist Children’s Home are looking for area residents to join their flood bucket brigade. LMCH youngsters are decorating 5-gallon buckets and placing...
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08/24/2016
Choudrant Elementary School was among the first stops throughout the parish as Lincoln ACHIEVE recognized the first round of winners in the Lincoln Parish School Board 2017 Pacesetter Campaign to...
08/24/2016
The Ruston Parkinson Support Group will host a special meeting to gain community interest on a program called Rock Steady Boxing. Rock Steady Boxing is a non-contact, boxing-inspired fitness routine...
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08/24/2016
The National Science Foundation has awarded a team led by Dr. Leonidas Iasemidis, the Rhodes Eminent Scholar Chair and professor of biomedical engineering at Louisiana Tech University, a $6 million...
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08/23/2016
Top row, from left, Tarah Cox, a Grambling State University senior criminal justice major, Keiontay Jones, a senior kinesiology major, Ebony Rushing, a senior psychology major, and, bottom row, from...
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08/23/2016
A Rayville man was booked into the Lincoln Parish Detention Center on charges as a fugitive fleeing another jurisdiction following the fatal shooting of a woman Monday in West Monroe. Local...
08/23/2016
Individual property tax assessments have increased an average of 14 percent over the last four years, according to the recently completed reassessments done by the parish assessor’s office....
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08/23/2016
The Grambling State University Television Center is seeking television center equipment donations after loosing upwards of $300,000 worth of damage from two floods and a fire. The equipment was lost...