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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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09/25/2013
Lincoln Parish Assessor Sheila Bordelon announced today that the assessor’s online real and personal property search has transitioned to a new upgraded user interface. Bordelon said the office has...
09/25/2013
Grambling State University Theatre held opening night performances Tuesday for “The Amen Corner.” Written by James Baldwin, the play will be performed through Friday at the Floyd L. Sandle Theatre,...
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09/25/2013
Gun, knife and outdoor enthusiasts have the opportunity to stock up for the fall hunting and recreation season at the Ruston Gun, Knife and Coin Show, set for Oct. 5-6 at the Ruston Civic Center. The...
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09/24/2013
On Monday, the Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s Office embarked on a chase of two men, which lead to one suspect hiding in a bathroom cabinet. At approximately 12:05 p.m. Monday, a resident on Louisiana...
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09/24/2013
A big piece of history in the Louisiana Tech University quadrangle was lost over the weekend as this huge oak tree split with a bulk of the branches coming to the ground.
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09/24/2013
Many lives were affected by Hurricane Katrina in 2005, luckily one local lady says she listened to the Lord when he spoke to her and left New Orleans only a few days before the storm hit. “I was...
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09/24/2013
Grambling Mayor Edward Jones thinks he’s attended nearly all of the Grambling State University Founder’s Week community breakfasts. Jasmine Hill attended her first. The annual Founder’s Week...
09/24/2013
PayScale.com released its 2013-14 College Salary Report and has ranked Louisiana Tech University No. 1 among Louisiana’s public and private universities in average starting salaries for recent...
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09/23/2013
At 4 p.m. Saturday, people gathered in Choudrant to watch outhouses fly down Elm Street. There were a variety of people at the Outhouse Races, from first time observers to seasoned participants....
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09/23/2013
A state-of-the-art technical writing lab was dedicated earlier this month honoring a former associate dean who also served Louisiana Tech’s English department for more than 30 years. The Dennis E....