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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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10/16/2013
At 4:24 p.m. Tuesday, Troopers assigned to Louisiana State Police Troop F responded to a single vehicle fatal crash on Interstate 20 about four miles west of West Monroe. The preliminary...
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10/15/2013
Faculty from Louisiana Tech University’s College of Engineering and Science are celebrating the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences’ awarding of the Nobel Prize in physics to theorists Peter Higgs and...
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10/15/2013
At 12:22 a.m. this morning the Ruston Fire Department responded to a 911 call on Edgewood Street that resulted in a fatality and a total loss of the structure. “During the investigation, we thought...
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10/15/2013
Contenders for the 5th District Congressional seat had plenty of opinions to offer voters during Monday night’s candidate forum sponsored by the North Central Louisiana TEA Party. Two of the...
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10/15/2013
The Louisiana Center for the Blind is finding ways to give back to the community. As part of Meet the Blind Month the center is teaming up with a few organizations in order to bring awareness to the...
10/15/2013
On Thursday and Friday, all of Lincoln Parish’s fifth grade classes came to Lincoln Parish Park for fun in the sun and a lot of Sparta knowledge at the Lincoln Parish WaterFest. Ruston Elementary,...
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10/14/2013
4 Paws Rescue Inc. celebrated their new location with a ribbon-cutting ceremony and Fall Festival on Saturday. The event also served as a fundraiser for the volunteer pet rescue organization. Above...
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10/14/2013
In recognition of Bullying Awareness Month the alumnae chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc. held a prevention and informational workshop Saturday. Topics covered included cyber bullying,...
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10/14/2013
The Louisiana Legislative Auditor’s office has released findings on the Boys and Girls Clubs of North Central Louisiana that brought up internal control issues. The findings stated that during the...
10/14/2013
Louisiana Tech University’s Alumni Association, in conjunction with the university’s Student Government Association and various student organizations, academic colleges, athletics department and...