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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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10/26/2013
Each day, faculty and staff at I.A. Lewis have to stack and restack chairs so that one room can be utilized both for band practice and as a classroom.
10/26/2013
At approximately 1:32 p.m. Friday, Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s Office arrested asuspect of an armed robbery and aggravated assault with a firearm. Charles Ladarren Owens at 137 Marie St. in Grambling...
10/26/2013
At 7 p.m. Friday, troopers assigned to Louisiana State Police Troop F responded to a single vehicle crash where serious injuries were suspected on Works Road west of Louisiana Highway 818. The...
10/26/2013
Grambling State University President Frank G. Pogue will appear on the radio this morning to join the Rev. Jesse Jackson for a “frank, honest and open conversation” about what’s happened at the...
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10/26/2013
Pint-sized ghosts, goblins and other creatures will be on the prowl in downtown Ruston for the annual Downtown Howl’oween event on Thursday. The festivities begin at 4 p.m. with trick-or-treating at...
10/26/2013
Squire Creek will present Jazzland, a benefit jazz concert for the Boys and Girls Club of North Central Louisiana at 7 p.m. Friday at the Dixie Center for the Arts. The event will feature a tribute...
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10/26/2013
The Ruston Rotary Club proudly announces the recipients of the October Student of the Month Awards. Following comments by program coordinator Rachel Lilley, each student honoree spoke to the club...
10/26/2013
Simsboro Elementary School has released the names of those students who have achieved the honor roll during the first six-weeks grading period. “A” Honor Roll First grade: Jahkeria Abney, Khidan...
10/26/2013
I.A. Lewis has released the names of those students who have achieved the honor roll for the first nine-week grading period. Those students are listed below by achievement level. All A’s Kathryn...
10/26/2013
Choudrant High has released the names of those students who have achieved the honor roll for the first nine-week grading period. Those students are listed below by grade and achievement level....