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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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12/12/2013
Ruston High cheerleaders brought home two state championships this weekend from the LHSAA State Cheerleading Championship. They won the state title in Large Varsity Non-Tumbling Performance and in...
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12/12/2013
Science Fair The Department of Science at the Louisiana School for Math, Science and the Arts held its annual science fair on Dec. 5 in the school gym. Awards were presented in introductory biology,...
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12/12/2013
Going Green Alma J. Brown Elementary is off to a good start with our Go Green Project. LSU AgCenter, along with our sponsors, Walmart, Community Trust Bank and Dr. Rhonda Pruitt, of True Care Dental...
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12/11/2013
At approximately 10:30 a.m. Tuesday the Ruston Fire Department as well as Ruston Police Department responded to an 18-wheeler turning over on Interstate 20. The driver of the 18-wheeler was traveling...
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12/11/2013
For more than 10 years, the Domestic Abuse Resistance Team has been giving hope to their clients during the Christmas season. Community Advocate Terrie Queen Autrey said program participants have...
12/11/2013
At approximately 3 p.m. Tuesday, the Ruston Police Department along with Ruston Fire Emergency Medical Services responded to a vehicle and blind pedestrian collision at Mississippi Avenue and Bonner...
12/11/2013
Since Nov. 20, the United States Marine Corps has been collecting toys for children in need who might not have a Christmas otherwise. On Saturday, the Marines will be wrapping up their Toys for Tots...
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12/11/2013
Louisiana Tech University’s section of the Society of Women Engineers (SWE) recently earned a 2013 National Collegiate Outreach Series Event Award from the national organization, which was presented...
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12/10/2013
At approximately 6:30 a.m. today the Lincoln Parish Fire Department responded to a structure fire on Elam Street off of Beacon Light Road. Reportedly, LPFD requested help from the Ruston Fire...
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12/10/2013
When one looks at Kris Hood, they first see a strong, young man. After spending a few minutes with him, one will see that his right hand is impaired. But, don’t let that cause the assumption that he...