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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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07/16/2016
The Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commerce recently held a Ribbon Cutting ceremony for Crumbs Catering, one of Ruston’s newest caterers located at 250 Louisiana Highway 33 in Ruston. Chefs Jodie Morphew...
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07/15/2016
Approximately 1,400 Lincoln Parish utility customers were still without electricity this morning, as a result of unexpected straight-line winds that whipped across much of North Central Louisiana...
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07/15/2016
Top photo: Abigail Henkel draws on the sidewalk outside of the Lincoln Parish Library Thursday afternoon as part of the Teen Sidewalk Art event. Several teens gathered just outside of the main doors...
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07/15/2016
Sports have long been a part of Lincoln Parish history, and the staff at the Lincoln Parish Library wants to showcase it along side the “Hometown Teams” Smithsonian traveling exhibit. To do so, Nick...
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07/14/2016
The key to Louisiana’s tourism success is its people. That’s the message Lt. Gov. Billy Nungesser brought to the Ruston Rotary Club Wednesday. “We’ve got great food, music, history, but the one thing...
07/14/2016
Four more people applied for the Grambling State University president position Wednesday while two of the previous five applicants dropped out.
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07/14/2016
The organizer of a the local All Lives Matter Extravaganza said the recent fatal shootings of two black men by police in Louisiana and Minnesota and the deadly attack on officers in Dallas...
07/14/2016
Beginning at 7 tonight, local residents can step back to the early 1900s with the cast of the Ruston Community Theatre as they present “Oklahoma!” “Set in 1906, the story centers around the budding...
07/13/2016
Residents who want to comment on a possible decision by the Lincoln Parish Police Jury to stop maintaining some or all of approximately six miles of dead-end roads will have the opportunity to do so...
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07/13/2016
In his introduction of Gov. John Bel Edwards at Tuesday night’s Union Parish Chamber of Commerce banquet, Rep. Rob Shadoin, R-Ruston, foreshadowed a common theme during the governor’s remarks. In...