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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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09/08/2013
FARMERVILE — Union General Hospital may be in danger of closing after the Office of Inspector General at the Department of Health and Human Services released a report Aug. 15 re-examining funding for...
09/08/2013
WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress returns to work facing a momentous vote on whether the United States should attack Syria, a question that overshadows a crowded and contentious agenda of budget fights,...
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09/07/2013
We have had a great beginning at Ruston Elementary. Our teachers have been planning all summer to plan new strategies as we implement Common Core State Standards. We appreciate their hard work and...
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09/07/2013
School has started and we are settling in for the 48th year of Bethel Christian School. Our faculty has been expanded by six new teachers this school year. We welcome Mary Dronet, Tina Brownfield,...
09/07/2013
The Louisiana Association of Computer Using Educators wishes to again recognize those educators who have effectively integrated the use of computers into the educational process. Each nominee should...
09/07/2013
BAPTIST Calvary Bible study classes begin at 9 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. Worship is also held at 9 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. Choir rehearsal begins at 4 p.m. today. Men’s prayer breakfast begins at 6:30 a.m....
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09/06/2013
The City of Grambling Board of Aldermen met in regular session to discuss the approval of temporarily reducing the salary of city employees, among other business. Mayor Edward Jones said the...
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09/06/2013
The Ruston High School Cheerleaders performed at a “Beat Neville” Bonfire and Pep Rally Thursday night in front of RHS. Ruston and Neville will renew the state’s oldest high-school football rivalry...
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09/06/2013
The 25th annual Louisiana Dubach Chicken Festival pageant will take the stage on Sept. 21. “This year’s queens will reign over the 25th anniversary of the Louisiana Dubach Chicken Festival,” Danielle...
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09/06/2013
For years Ruston residents and Louisiana Tech University alumni have joined together a few times a year to celebrate nothing other than Tech football. “Tailgating is a major part of the gameday...