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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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08/12/2016
Reassessment notifications for Lincoln Parish property owners whose property value has increased 15 percent or more over the last four years will begin arriving in their mailboxes Saturday. The...
08/11/2016
The Lincoln Parish Police Jury held a public hearing on the proposed abandonment of 17 roads throughout the parish Tuesday evening at the Lincoln Parish Courthouse. Dozens of citizens gathered in the...
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08/11/2016
The games. The rivalries. The cheer squads. The fans. All of these will be represented at the opening of the “Hometown Heroes: How Sports Shaped America” exhibit from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday at the...
08/11/2016
Dog Days of Summer are here and so is 3D Customs Baggers, Tires and Rims! 3D Customs Baggers, Tires and Rims will hold a grand opening on Aug. 19, at their store located at 1015 Farmerville Hwy. “...
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08/11/2016
Head Start Driving, LLC. is a locally owned and operated business by the Pickett family that offers driver’s education classes for all ages. Head Start Driving serves the North Central Louisiana...
08/10/2016
Members of the Lincoln Parish Police Jury voted to deny an ordinance to levy taxes after a reassessment and roll forward of the millage rates which would have saved parish taxpayers roughly $100,000...
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08/10/2016
Drive friendly. That’s the message city and parish law enforcement agencies and school transportation officials are stressing as more than 7,000 local elementary and secondary students prepare to...
08/10/2016
After a record-breaking number of vendors, sales and customers, The Ruston Farmers Market will close for a short break after the Saturday market day, but will reopen for the fall season on Oct. 1....
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08/09/2016
Grambling State University President Rick Gallot recently appointed Ellen Smiley as interim provost and vice president for academic affairs, effective immediately. In his first major administrative...
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08/09/2016
For the second time in nine days, Lincoln Parish residents came together in a show of racial unity during the 2nd Annual All Lives Matter Extravaganza and school supply giveaway. Approximately 400...