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Birthdays Devin Duncan, West Monroe; Cymantha Lee, 23, Swartz; Patricia Mullenix, Hebert; , Farmerville; James Townsend; Dustin Valentine, West Monroe Belated James Thomas, West Monroe Saturday Friends of the Ouachita Parish Public Library Book Sale is 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at the West Ouachita Branch, 188 Louisiana 546.
5 hrs ago | The News-Star
First Presbyterian Church of Monroe is having a church-wide yard sale from 6 a.m.-noon Saturday at 1201 Stubbs Ave. Household items, furniture, baby items, lawn equipment, electronics, clothes and more.
Duck Dynasty patriarch Phil Robertson, who sports a long beard, lives off the land, and boldly shares the Gospel is, in a way, a prophet like John the Baptist, said his son, Alan Robertson, adding that John the Baptist "lost his head for speaking the truth," and though today's culture doesn't want to hear the truth, a prophet will "speak what God ... (more)
After a five-year hiatus from his hometown, Dr. Joel Norris, an otolaryngologist, is back in Monroe treating patients he saw more than two decades ago.
Former Rayville Public Works Director Arad Lorenzo Brown faces up to 20 years in prison after pleading guilty Friday in 5th District Court to five counts of malfeasance in office.
Clifford Tresner, associate professor of art at the University of Louisiana at Monroe, has been chosen to present works at two Louisiana exhibitions this summer.
Bouquets go to: * St. Francis Medical Center, which was ranked as the third-best hospital in Louisiana, and its leader Louis Bremer, who announced his retirement Thursday.
Metro Narcotics arrested a Monroe man for drug possession with intent to distribute in an affluent Monroe neighborhood late Wednesday night.
The number of arrests in Ouachita Parish increased dramatically over the past four days when compared to same period over each of previous two weeks in July.
The U.S. hot sauce market has grown by 150 percent since 2000, according to a story by the Atlantic's Quartz.
A man already incarcerated in the Union Parish Detention Center is facing an additional charge of intimidating witnesses.
Louis Bremer, who announced his retirement Thursday, has been the president and chief executive at St. Francis Medical Center since 2008.
A Carroll High School teacher and his wife were arrested after being accused of the repeated abuse of their 7-week old infant.
The investigation is continuing Thursday morning into the attempted abduction of two children in the Bawcomville area of West Monroe.
Louisiana Delta Community College is set to begin two major construction projects following bond sale approval by the Louisiana State Bond Commission this month.
A Monroe man has been charged with having sex with a 14-year-old girl. Ouachita Parish sheriff's deputies have charged Purvis Williams, 26, of 343 Huenefeld Road, with two counts of felony carnal knowledge of a juvenile.
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