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14 hrs ago | The Town Talk
MONROE -- Louisiana Insurance Commissioner Jim Donelon believes health care in America needs to be overhauled, but he said the Affordable Care Act of 2010 is not the answer.
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18 hrs ago | Freshnews
Wingspan Portfolio Advisors and its charitable arm Wingspan Gives Back are proud to present a free community screening of "The Hornet's Nest" documentary in Monroe, LA on Friday, December 13, 2013 at the Monroe Convention Center's Jack Howard Theater.
Mother Nature doesn't seem to care that Saturday is scheduled to be one of the most festive days in the Monroe area.
Zachary Ray Tylor Hatfield, West Monroe; Raymond Speights, West Monroe; Barbara "Sha-Sha' Watkins, Rayville Ellis Hay; Richard Byrd, Start Maggie and Matt Voorhees, married two years, Ruston Triple Pt nonprofit organization and Grace Baptist Church Christmas for the Homeless, 9 a.m. Dec. 21, 807 DeSiard St., next to DeSiard Street Shelter.
Ronita Ross, who has more than 17 years experience as a volunteer and employee with the YMCA of Greater Louisville in Kentucky, has been named the new chief executive of the YMCA of Monroe.
One of five northeast Louisiana residents wanted for suspected thefts and racketeering in the city of Monroe, Ouachita Parish and several other states over the past year has been captured.
The wall protects much of the city from the Ouachita River, although the river has only been high enough to reach the wall once.
A West Monroe woman is under arrest after being stopped with 6-year-old daughter in vehicle and her blood-alcohol content at more than twice the legal limit for driving.
The Louisiana Association of Computer Using Educators awarded the regional post-secondary Technology Teacher of the Year for northeastern Louisiana to Paul Karlowitz, a University of Louisiana at Monroe associate professor of aviation and management.
The day Dr. Sean Chenoweth first saw his new office on the third floor of Hanna Hall at the University of Louisiana at Monroe, he noticed a door in the corner.
For the past 16 years Family Church of West Monroe has offered the play "Scrooge" as its Christmas gift to the community.
A West Monroe man was arrested in connection with the death of a 2-year-old after West Monroe detectives were called to Glenwood Regional Medical Center late Friday in reference to the child's death.
Sanctuary Quartet, one of the most loved gospel groups in northeastern Louisiana, will have its eighth anniversary concert at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at North Monroe Baptist Church.
Doretha Hughes struggles each month living off her Social Security income and while bills and medication take up most of her money, she says God always provides everything she needs.
Alyssa Vasquez, 13, has been in foster care for the past six years, but she's not giving up hope that one day she will find a home to call her own.