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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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08/28/2016
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....
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08/28/2016
The animal rights organization PETA is offering a reward of up to $5,000 for help in nabbing the person who taped a dog’s mouth shut. The dog was found Tuesday near Grambling after a nearly 12-hour...
08/27/2016
Robert “Demp” Smith, Ruston High School’s first African American head football coach, will be honored Friday by the Lincoln Parish School Board and RHS. A reception will be held from 11:30 a.m.-1:30...
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08/27/2016
About 100 people gathered under a bright morning sun Saturday to praise the legacy of the late Ruston Alderman Elmore D. Mayfield and rename the city’s largest park in his honor. “We’re going to make...
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08/27/2016
Jerry Mulhearn, right, of West Monroe, won the Honda 250 Recon given away at McKinney Honda’s 31st annual Fall Open House. Richie McKinney. left, reported a record number of people who came by the...
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08/27/2016
The Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting ceremony for the grand opening of FanBase, owned by Heather Walker and located at 110 Park Ave. in Ruston. Selling Louisiana Tech apparel...
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08/26/2016
The Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s Department wants to return to a time when neighbors knew each other. To that end, the department’s Community Service Division held an informal public meeting Thursday...
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08/26/2016
Family. When asked to describe Pecan Villa, that is the one of the first words used by residents. The apartment complex, created for housing seniors age 62 and older, was first built at 611 S. Bonner...
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08/26/2016
Lincoln Parish law enforcement officers want to find the owner of a dog that was rescued in Grambling on Wednesday and that had its snout zip tied shut. The female dog, now called “Ruth,” is...
08/26/2016
The Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s Department is asking anyone with information about a tractor stolen from a farm on Louisiana Highway 146 to let them or Crimestoppers know. The tractor, a Kubota M6800,...