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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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10/29/2013
Louisiana Tech University announced a giant leap for its athletics department Monday as school officials unveiled plans for the centerpiece of its “Quest for Excellence” — the construction of the new...
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10/29/2013
Ruston Fire Department hosted their annual Hot Halloween Happening on Saturday, with more than 600 residents coming to join the fun. Eric Brazzel, public education officer with RFD, said the event...
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10/29/2013
At 11:46 p.m. Monday Grambling State University’s police department arrested five men at College Avenue and Main Street with charges of battery on a police officer by an exploding firecracker among...
10/29/2013
At 6:30 p.m. Monday at Dubach’s regular monthly meeting, the aldermen discussed a new grant of $22,802, which will go towards updating the town’s water system. Bob Jensen, mayor of Dubach, said the...
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10/29/2013
Travel down Alabama Avenue and the passerby surely cannot miss the newest addition to the view. What many fail to recognize are the people behind the house — those who deigned it inside and out....
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10/28/2013
Residents interested in a good meal for a good cause are in luck. The annual Ruston Kiwanis Club Pancake Day fundraiser is set for Nov. 8 at the Ruston Civic Center. Tickets for the “all you can eat...
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10/28/2013
The Lincoln Parish Narcotics Enforcement Team and the Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s Office have made two more arrests in conjunction with Operation Summer Heat. At approximately 5 a.m. Friday, LPNET...
10/28/2013
From 1854 to 1929, more than 250,000 orphaned and unwanted children were put on trains and given away. Locally, Joe Aillet, Louisiana Tech University’s head football coach from 1940 to 1966 was among...
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10/28/2013
Ruston’s City Court has a new home. After 40 years on the second floor of City Hall, the courtroom, judge’s office, probation office and other court services have moved downstairs. “The whole set up...
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10/28/2013
GRAMBLING — Grambling State University President Frank G. Pogue invited national civil rights leader the Rev. Jesse Jackson to visit campus as a part of a period of healing and moving forward beyond...