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Netta Andrews; Frank Wright, Start; Robert Jefferson, Monroe; Cedarion Qualls, Texas; Marijean Deason, Farmerville; Angel Curry, 50, Start; Lynette Cummings, West Monroe; Lucille Benson, 89 Belated Austin Bullard, 9, Monroe, Saturday; Darrell Proffer, Sunday; Marion Kelly Harris, Rayville, Monday Jody and Mary Lofton, married 42 years, Monroe ... (more)
Audit hones in on Homer mayor's travel
Mayor Alecia Smith received "duplicate and improper travel expenses," duplicate mileage and vehicle allowances and signed town checks to a firm owned by her husband, according to an audit released Monday by Legislative Auditor Daryl Purpera's office.
Mon Dec 16, 2013
Monroe man, Ark. woman arrested on drug charges
A Monroe man and a woman from Arkansas face charges of drug possession with intent to distribute.
Disturbance call results in 3 arrests
Three Monroe residents were arrested early Sunday following a disturbance in which a husband and wife had physical injuries while a third person reportedly hit a Ouachita Parish sheriff's deputy.
Affinity to open ULM campus clinic
Vantage Health Plan's Affinity Health Group will take over the operation of the University of Louisiana at Monroe's student health services center next year, giving the company access to potential new customers and saving as much as $300,000 annually for ULM.
Sun Dec 15, 2013
Health costs mount for Medicare recipients
Melva Odom has to pay out-of-pocket expenses since Medicare only covers a percentage of her medical bills.
Sat Dec 14, 2013
Carolyn P. Brown
Carolyn was born June 20, 1922, in Monroe, La., the daughter of William Courtney Oliver Sr. and Ivy Catchings Causey.
The Town Talk
Monroe won't extend contract for city bus service
MONROE, La. -- The city's publicly owned transit system could be shut down or privatized after the City Council decided not to renew a contract with the company that manages the bus system.
The Chancel Choir presents "A Christmas Carol in Bethlehem" at 5 p.m. Sunday with an Old Fashion reception following in Solomon Hall.
Today is full of festivities, fun at Monroe RiverMarket, WM's Antique Alley
Vendors were setting up their booths at dawn this morning at the RiverMarket in preparation for what's expected to be the busiest day in downtown Monroe since it was the region's commercial hub in the 1950s.
'O Holy Night'
Piney Hills Harmony Chorus of Sweet Adelines will present "O Holy Night: A Celebration in Song" at 5 p.m. Sunday at White's Ferry Road Church of Christ in West Monroe.
Fri Dec 13, 2013
'Duck Dynasty' Christmas Special a Big Hit, Draws 9M Viewers
The A&E hit "Duck Dynasty" keeps chugging along, drawing in nine million viewers for its Christmas special on Wednesday, a 40 percent jump from its holiday special last year.
Thu Dec 12, 2013
Michelle Murray to perform for veterans
Nashville recording artist Michelle Murray will visit the Northeast Louisiana War Veterans Home in Monroe from 3-5 p.m. Friday.
WM woman in custody after Ouachita Parish school scares
A West Monroe woman who may be a former employee of the Ouachita Parish school system is in custody after police said she left suspicious packages at two local middle schools over the past two days.
Wed Dec 11, 2013
Wednesday Video Spotlight: "Duck Dynasty" Christmas special airs at 9 tonight on A&E
Louisiana's hilarious and prodigiously bearded Robertson clan is making a yuletide return tonight with the "Duck Dynasty" Christmas special, airing at 9 p.m. on A&E.
Tue Dec 10, 2013
ULM's bond rating affirmed
The University of Louisiana at Monroe had its A2 bond rating affirmed by Moody's Investors Service on Wednesday.
Power is back after brief outage hits Monroe
A power outage Tuesday morning in Monroe left hundreds in the dark on both sides of Interstate 20 for about an hour The outage was first reported on Entergy's official website at 6:56 a.m. Around 7:30 a.m., though, police scanner reports said some stoplights were back online, and Entergy spokesman Roderick Worthy said at 7:50 a.m. that all power ... (more)
WM man faces drugs, weapons charges
A West Monroe man was arrested Monday afternoon and faces drugs and weapons charges.
Author: 'She Loves You,' third book in John Lennon bio series, sent to printers
John Lennon Series book author Jude Southerland Kessler tells Beatles Examiner that "She Loves You," the third book in her enhanced biography series on John Lennon, is on its way to the printers and will be out in early February.
Mon Dec 09, 2013
Ann Eubanks; Joyce King, 70, West Monroe; Joe Richmond, Tallulah; Linda Nordan Sanders, 60, Monroe Christopher McElduff, 27, West Monroe; Becky Roark, West Monroe Jason and Amy Hodge, married 20 years, West monroe Triple Pt nonprofit organization and Grace Baptist Church having Christmas for the Homeless, 9 a.m. Dec. 21, 807 DeSiard St., next to ... (more)