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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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01/07/2014
Long-time 3rd Judicial District Attorney Bob Levy will not seek re-election this fall. Levy announced his decision Monday after meeting with his staff. “By the end of this term, I will have served as...
01/07/2014
If the entire Lincoln Parish School Board agrees with a suggestion from the Building and Grounds Committee during the 6 p.m. regular meeting tonight, Choudrant High School will be one step closer to...
01/07/2014
Current and former Ruston city employees who participate in a deferred compensation retirement plan will have to wait a little longer to find out whether the plan is going to be moved to the...
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Residents who love pop music, enjoy dancing to a Cajun beat and watching for new talent will have that opportunity at 6 p.m. Tuesday when Caleb Elliott takes the stage at the Lincoln Parish Library...
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01/06/2014
Ruston Police Department officers were forced to use a Taser on a man taken to Northern Louisiana Medical Center after responding to a wrecked vehicle at approximately 8 p.m. Friday. The wrecked...
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01/06/2014
At approximately 2 p.m. Sunday, Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s Office deputies were dispatched to 290 Virgil Road in Dubach, in reference to a welfare concern, where residents were allegedly making and...
01/06/2014
Various construction projects across the parish will be the main topic of discussion at the 6 p.m. Tuesday regular meeting of the Lincoln Parish School Board.
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Locals who have business ideas but can’t quite figure out where to start are in luck, as the I-20 Corridor Regional Accelerator training sessions kick off Tuesday. “Entrepreneurs preparing to start...
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01/05/2014
After months of nationwide voting, Allstate and the Tom Joyner Foundation announced Friday that Grambling State University would be the recipient of $50,000 to be used for general scholarships. With...
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Money invested by city of Ruston employees who participate in a voluntary deferred compensation plan may be a little more secure if the board of aldermen approves moving the plan from a private...