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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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08/22/2016
More than 90 Lincoln Parish students received free school supplies at the Ruston Parks and Recreation second annual Back-to-School All-Star Game Saturday at the Bobby James Gym. RPAR partnered with...
08/22/2016
Ruston police continue their search today for three men suspected in an armed robbery of the Dollar General Store on Dan Reneau Drive. The robbery happened around 9 p.m. Sunday. Authorities say three...
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08/22/2016
Essence Brown planned for her first week at Grambling State University to be a dream come true. But after the freshman criminal justice major was awakened by her mother at 5 a.m. Aug. 13 to knee-deep...
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08/21/2016
 Robert “Demp” Smith has spent his life overcoming obstacles, blazing trails and working with the youth of Ruston. The former Lincoln High School and Ruston High School coach will be honored on Sept...
08/21/2016
A Lincoln Parish grand jury has indicted four men in connection with the shooting death of a Ruston man outside a Grambling nightclub last April. In a separate case, grand jurors also indicted the...
08/21/2016
Ruston High School students are no longer allowed to wear letter jackets under terms of a new policy that bars coats with pockets and/or hoods inside the hallways and classrooms on school campus. The...
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08/19/2016
After a journey that began back in 2012, Lincoln Preparatory School will complete its first week of class today. Gordan Ford, Lincoln Preparatory School executive director, said the process to open...
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08/19/2016
“Words matter. You have to connect with people before you can communicate, persuade, understand, inform, influence and much more.” That was the message presented to 266 new Louisiana Tech University...
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08/18/2016
The Domestic Abuse Resistance Team’s 16th annual Collaboration is the Key hosted 127 domestic abuse professionals from around the state to learn about abuse in a variety of life stages on Wednesday....
08/18/2016
Grambling State University and Louisiana Tech University have begun the necessary preparations for incoming and out going students in the wake of recent south Louisiana flooding. GSU is preparing for...