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'Those who deny the past have no future'
The Chennault Aviation and Military Museum, not far from the airport of Monroe, Louisiana, is a plain building at the first sight.
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Fri Mar 07, 2014
Education top of mind for House members
State Reps. Frank Hoffmann, Bubba Chaney and Katrina Jackson talk with Ouachita Parish Schools Superintendent Bob Webber, far left, at the Call to Prayer for the legislative delegation at Mount Zion Baptist Church on Friday.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Monroe man arrested on video voyeurism charge
On Wednesday, The News-Star reports investigators with the Ouachita Parish Sheriff's Office Special Victims Unit arrested David Allen Boland on one count of video voyeurism of a juvenile.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Engaged couple arrested on traffic, drug charges
An engaged couple was arrested Tuesday evening following a domestic disturbance during which the woman reportedly ran the man's car off the road.
Teen wounded in Peach Street shooting
A teenager was wounded in a shooting Tuesday evening in Monroe. According to Sgt.
Likely fight brewing over expansion funds
A letter posted to Facebook by City Council Vice Chairman Ray Armstrong suggests a fight between the mayor and the council could be brewing over funding for Gardner Denver Thomas.
Blacks in South urged to enroll in health care plans
Community groups, churches and civil rights organizations - particularly in the South - are making a determined effort to enroll more African-Americans for health care under the 2010 Affordable Care Act Community groups and civil rights organizations are scrambling to sign up African Americans for health insurance, particularly in the South, ahead ... (more)
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Driver leads MPD on chase before running off road
A man who reportedly ran a stop sign in Monroe led police on a chase before running off into a ditch and trying to flee on foot.
I-20 crash kills Monroe man
According to Louisiana State Police, this vehicle which was traveling east bound on I-20 sideswiped another vehicle then continued through the median where it struck an 18-wheeler that was traveling west - EMERALD MCINTYRE/ THE NEWS-STAR According to police, a vehicle driven by Thomas Gilmer, 57, of Monroe, was traveling eastbound on I-20, when it ... (more)
Monroe man accused of multiple cybercrimes
A Monroe man, arrested Friday after he reportedly sent hundreds of obscene text messages may have been involved in similar cybercrimes in another state.
Fatal Wreck: Interstate 20, one confirmed dead
Louisiana State Police say 57-year-old Thomas Gilmer of Monroe has died in the fatal wreck wreck on Interstate 20 between Rayville and Start.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Seven charged with disturbing the peace at West Monroe Wal-Mart
West Monroe police officers were dispatched to Wal-Mart at approximately 8:30 p.m. in reference to seven black males causing a disturbance in the store, throwing items and using profanity.
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Monroe consultant supports $84 million entertainment venue
MONROE -- Monroe Mayor Jamie Mayo dropped two big surprises during the state of the city address Thursday: his plans to build a new arena, and that he is a distant cousin of A-list entertainer Jennifer Hudson.
Sun Mar 02, 2014
Local students honored for academic achievements at University of Arkansas
Several local students have been recognized by the University of Arkansas for their academic achievements during the 2013 fall semester.
Charles Kincade, a Monroe attorney, has been appointed to the Louisiana State Bar Association House of Delegates by LSBA President Richard Leefe.
In defense ofthe pesky crow
Editor's Note: In the coming weeks, we will share some of our favorite columns written by the late Wiley Hilburn, longtime News-Star columnist and professor emeritus at Louisiana Tech University.
Monroe resident named to dean's list at Boston University
Sheng Winson Wang, a resident of Monroe, recently was named to the Dean's List at Boston University for the fall semester.
ULM students honored by national organization
University of Louisiana at Monroe School of Education alumni Anthony Trombatore of Monroe and Kendra Slover of Vidalia recently were recognized by the National Association for Alternative Certification.
Monroe dazzles D.C. and it dazzles right back
We were so proud of our area's young ladies in the royal court. My stunning niece Cate Creed had the best time as a Washington Mardi Gras princess along with Congressman Vance and Kelly McAllister's beautiful daughter, Princess Anna Claire and Monroe's Betty and Walter Hastings' granddaughter, gorgeous Princess Elizabeth Jane Sherman who was Cate's ... (more)
Monroe native named to dean's list at Logan University
Anna George of Monroe was named to the dean's list at Logan University at the end of the college's fall trimester.