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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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01/19/2014
The State Library of Louisiana will again participate in the Collaborative Summer Library Program’s Teen Video Challenge, a national video competition for teens to get involved with reading and their...
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01/19/2014
On Jan. 12, Dean Norton, Ellis Norris and John Tom James were elected to serve a three-year term on the Vestry of the Church of the Redeemer. Kay Gilley was elected to serve the 2 year unexpired term...
01/19/2014
Assembly of God First Assembly of God “Living in the Spirit” class is at 9:45 a.m. Sundays. Children’s church is at 10:45 a.m. Nursery through age 3 is provided at 10:45 a.m. Sundays, by request on...
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01/18/2014
Robotics Club We are very proud of our newest academic team. The I.A. Lewis Robotics Club recently finished third place in the Lego League competition held in Minden. Members of the club include...
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01/18/2014
I.A. Lewis has released the names of those students who have achieved the honor roll for the second nine-week grading period. Principal’s List All A’s Kathryn Apelgren, Zachary Atkison, Tasnia Bari...
01/18/2014
Beta Club On Dec. 3, the CHS Chapter of the of the National Beta Club held its 2012 officer installation and new member induction. The National Beta Club is a service organization for honor students...
01/18/2014
Simsboro High School has released the names of those students who have made the honor roll for the second nine-week grading period. “A” Honor Roll Seventh grade: Andrew Cole, Samantha Eckert, Sophia...
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01/17/2014
To some, he was an award-winning writer and columnist for North Louisiana newspapers and a renowned journalism professor and department head at Louisiana Tech University. To others, he was “Bootsy.”...
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01/17/2014
The Lincoln Parish Police Jury elected its officers for 2014 to begin Tuesday’s monthly meeting at the Lincoln Parish Courthouse. District 2 representative Hazel Hunter was elected president while...
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01/17/2014
Ruston Mayor Dan Hollingsworth has been named this year’s winner of the Robert E. Russ award, the highest honor given by the Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commerce. This award recognized the...