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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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07/28/2016
Ruston officials, joined by representatives of the Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commerce and Ruston Lincoln Convention and Visitors Bureau, marked the official opening of a revamp section of Celebrity...
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07/28/2016
Each week the Choudrant Volunteer Fire Department raffles off a firearm. Each ticket is $100 and is good for an entire year. Pictured is Whit McMullin, left, with his Remington R1. Weekly winners are...
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07/27/2016
Former state legislator Rick Gallot, of Gramblng, is the new president of Grambling State University. Gallot, 50, was unanimously selected as the school’s 10th president Tuesday during a special...
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07/27/2016
More than 24 Lincoln and Union Parish law enforcement, educators and church leaders spent six hours training to become Teach One to Lead One certified mentors Tuesday at the Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s...
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07/27/2016
A group of Lincoln Parish residents calling themselves The Association of Under-Represented Citizens of Lincoln has filed a lawsuit against the Lincoln Parish Police Jury. The suit, filed July 21 in...
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07/26/2016
Ruston High School students will need to attend the annual RHS Prep Week to prepare for the upcoming school year. Ricky Durrett, RHS principal, said RHS Prep Week will take place from 8:30-11 a.m....
07/26/2016
Auditions for Ruston Community Theatre’s next play, “You Can’t Take It With You,” are at 10 a.m. Saturday and at 6 p.m. Monday at the Dixie Center for the Arts. Performances are in October. The award...
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07/25/2016
The Delta Regional Authority recently selected Grambling State University as one of six Historically Black Universities to be a part of their HBCU Entrepreneurial Ecosystem Initiative. Otto Meyers,...
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07/25/2016
Jack Pipes arrived at his birthday party in style — riding in a shiny red fire truck. “It was all right,” he said, as he climbed down from cab of the Ruston Fire Department’s Engine 11. Pipes, who...
07/25/2016
Area residents who want to help the Choudrant Volunteer Fire Department achieve its dream of buying a new pumper truck can do so by participating in the department’s fourth annual 52 Gun Raffle....