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Sunday, August 28, 2016 - 12:45am
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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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08/15/2016
The Smithsonian traveling exhibit “Hometown Teams” opened at the Lincoln Parish Library Saturday and will continue through Sept. 24. Pictured, from left to right, are Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of...
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08/15/2016
Reginald Owens, former department head for journalism and F. Jay Taylor Endowed Chair of Journalism at Louisiana Tech University, will serve as the keynote speaker for Louisiana Tech’s summer...
08/13/2016
Money will be the order of the night Monday for Ruston’s Board of Aldermen. The board convenes at 6:30 p.m. in the City Hall courtroom for a regular meeting, during which it will be asked to...
08/13/2016
Mayor Ronny Walker will officially present Ruston’s proposed 2017 budget to the Board of Aldermen on Monday. The budget presentation will come during a personnel-finance committee meeting held in...
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08/13/2016
Deborah Hollimon’s job with the Lincoln Parish school system was going so well she figured it was time for a new challenge. For four years, Hollimon had been the system’s literacy coordinator. The...
08/13/2016
Two Ruston Fire Department paramedics, along with one of the department’s rescue boats, are in South Louisiana today helping first responders there in the wake of the heavy rains and flash floods...
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08/13/2016
The Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting ceremony at the grand re-opening of Walmart Supercenter on August 5. The Chamber and community appreciate the hard work of the staff...
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08/13/2016
The Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting ceremony at the grand opening of The Frame of Mind on Aug. 4. The Frame of Mind, located at 203 W. Alabama Ave., Ste. 2, is a custom...
08/12/2016
The Union Lincoln Regional Water Supply Initiative won’t let up on its efforts to eventually pipe water from Lake D’Arbonne to the cities of Farmerville and Ruston, despite new data showing the...
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08/12/2016
Cypress Springs Elementary School teacher Tracy Stark directs students to their classrooms as they started the 2016-17 school year this morning. Students participated in a half day today, and will...