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Miss La. returns home Monday Lacey Sanchez returns to Monroe Regional Airport after the Miss America competition in Atlantic City.
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Letter: Scripture is necessary Ross W. Genger of Monroe weighs in on the need for Scripture in our lives. Check out this story on thenewsstar.com: http://tnsne.ws/1tRzi9I I enjoyed the recent letter in The News-Star titled "Stop newspaper preachers."
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Donnie Williams of D.G. Williams, Inc., a Monroe-based service provider for FedEx Ground, made his second appearance at the National Truck Driving Championships this summer after taking home another Step Van title in Louisiana. A professional driver for more than 36 years, Williams has accumulated more than two million accident-free miles.
Letter: Kudos to Comcast employee Lonnie Bennett of Monroe raves about Comcast employee Bo Horton. Check out this story on thenewsstar.com: http://tnsne.ws/1tP18DI We had been experiencing difficulties with our television system for some time, so we set up a service call with our provider.
Millsaps College initiates Phi Beta Kappa members Monroe woman among new members Check out this story on thenewsstar.com: http://tnsne.ws/1tOplKj Phi Beta Kappa is synonymous with excellence in the liberal arts, and membership in the society is considered a great honor. Millsaps College is one of 280 colleges and universities to have a Phi Beta Kappa chapter.
ULM welcomes its strongest freshman class Total enrollment for fall 2014 amounts to 8,527 Check out this story on thenewsstar.com: http://tnsne.ws/1rZXBWJ Officials at the University of Louisiana at Monroe released enrollment figures for fall 2014. With the strongest ever freshman class of 1,314 students, ULM's total enrollment comes in at 8,527.
6. Check out this story on thenewsstar.com: http://tnsne.ws/1tMMw7V New Light Economic Empowerment Corporation hosted its Annual Back to School Rally Sept. 6, combining it with the annual health fair.
Safe Haven Faith Ministries is sponsoring the free Empowering Weekend Outreach from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday at Pleasant Haven Estates, 101 Marlabee Dr., in Monroe. The North Louisiana Old Line Missionary Baptist Association is having its Installation of Officers, at 7 p.m. Monday at Greater Free Gift B.C., 5501 U.S. 165.
ULM police: Assault rifles necessary precaution ULM police are prepared to confront live shooter situations on campus with military-grade weaponry. Check out this story on thenewsstar.com: http://tnsne.ws/1tK4TKx The University of Louisiana Monroe believes it's all about being prepared for the worst while hoping for the best.
Three mosquito pools test positive for West Nile One pool in Monroe's Garden district, others in West Monroe Check out this story on thenewsstar.com: http://tnsne.ws/1tIM8XL Three mosquito pools in Ouachita Parish tested positive for West Nile virus, according to analysis released Friday by the Department of Health and Hospitals. These pools are in the Garden District of Monroe, the Mount Vernon area of West Monroe, and between Wallace Dean Road and Ole Highway 15 in West Monroe.
MPD: Man wounded in shooting outside daycare Victim was shot in face and chest, hospitalized in stable condition. Check out this story on thenewsstar.com: http://tnsne.ws/1tIhEFw A man is in stable condition in a Monroe hospital after reportedly being shot Friday morning outside a daycare center.
Ouachita sheriff talks crime and consequences Jay Russell talked to the Monroe Rotary Club about the strict enforcement of laws for drugs Check out this story on thenewsstar.com: http://tnsne.ws/1tDDg5R Ouachita Parish Sheriff Jay Russell talked drugs, weapons and crime and recognized the successful efforts of a recent multi-jurisdictional task force Thursday at the Monroe Rotary Club meeting. Russell warned that increased heroin use is making a move into Ouachita Parish while drugs like methamphetamine, marijuana and PCP remain a serious issue.
The city of Monroe public safety agencies present "Voices of September 11th" in memory of those lost their lives in the terrorist attacks 13 years ago. Monroe memorializes those lost in terrorist attack 13 years ago The city of Monroe public safety agencies present "Voices of September 11th" in memory of those lost their lives in the terrorist attacks 13 years ago.
Monroe tractor thief caught in Richland Parish Suspect used employer's truck to steal tractor from Monroe business Check out this story on thenewsstar.com: http://tnsne.ws/1tDTMmt Monroe police arrested a Monroe man Thursday after reportedly stealing a tractor from a local construction site and stashing it in Richland Parish. Monroe Assistant Chief Don Bartley said Giovingo used his employer's truck to drive to the 300 block of DeSiard Plaza in early August and removed a tractor from a job site.
Top 20 under 40 reception moved to Vantage Tower Program honors Top 20 under 40 young professionals in the market. Check out this story on thenewsstar.com: http://tnsne.ws/1rYhgX3 Tonight's Top 20 under 40 Awards reception has been moved to the Vantage Tower at 130 DeSiard St. in downtown Monroe because of overwhelming response to the event.
Hometown News Hometown News publishes daily in the features section with birthdays, anniversaries and meeting briefs. Check out this story on thenewsstar.com: http://tnsne.ws/1rWXHi4 Ethel Craft , West Monroe; Virginia Crow , 90; Dawn Gough , Oklahoma; Debbie Kavalir , 60, Crowville; Edward Parks , Delhi; Celena M. Parson Marbles ; Laurie Watson , West Monroe; Sharrick McDowel Young , Delhi Monroe Rotary Club meets at the Monroe Civic Center at noon.
Updated: Sun Sep 14, 2014 08:46 pm
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