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Monroe, Louisiana is located in Ouachita Parish. Zip codes in Monroe, LA include 71211, 71207, and 71201. The median home price in Monroe is $137,500 which is roughly $77/per square foot. More Monroe information.

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1 hr ago | The News-Star

Letter: Fight crime with complete families

I note that a committee has been formed for the study of crime problem in Monroe.

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5 hrs ago | The News-Star

Delhi girls compete, hone riding skills

The Northeast Louisiana District 4-H show was held July 1 and 2 at the Ike Hamilton Expo Center in West Monroe.

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12 hrs ago | The News-Star

28 Twin Cities businesses cited for selling alcohol, tobacco to minors

Agents with the Office of Alcohol and Tobacco Control in Baton Rouge recently conducted compliance checks at 173 businesses in the Monroe and West Monroe areas and found 28 restaurants, bars and convenience stores sold alcohol and tobacco products to minors.

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19 hrs ago | The News-Star

New BMX park revs up in West Monroe

The sport of BMX bike racing has put its American roots firmly in the soil of Ouachita Parish with the recent opening of Rebel BMX Park in West Monroe.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

The News-Star

Letter: Thanks on soldiers' behalf

The Blue Star Mothers of NELA, Chapter 6, wants to let the community know how much we appreciate all the help we have received in Support for our Troops so far this year.

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The News-Star

MPD announces DWI/Safety checkpoint dates for August

The Monroe Police Department announced when it will be conducting DWI/Safety checkpoints at undisclosed locations within the city limits in August.

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The News-Star

Man and woman accused in murder solicitation plot

A Ouachita Parish man arrested by Union Parish sheriff's deputies and investigators over the weekend has been accused of solicitation of murder.

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The News-Star

Man and woman accused in murder solicitation plot

A Ouachita Parish man arrested by Union Parish sheriff's deputies and investigators over the weekend has been accused of solicitation of murder.

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The News-Star

Man accused of speeding, reckless operation of motorcycle on I-20

A man was arrested by Louisiana State Police late Sunday, accused of speeding and reckless operation of a motorcycle on Interstate 20. Arrested was Joshua D. Brisco, 24, of 100 Jennifer Lane, Monroe.

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Strong storms expected across northern Louisiana

Strong storms could hit northern Louisiana on Monday morning, according to the National Weather Service in Shreveport.

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Ouachita River as an asset

Too often, like other things in our everyday landscape, we take the river for granted.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

The News-Star

Letter: Restore Restoration Park

Kiroli is better known, having been established many years ago. Kiroli has many facilities for the whole family to enjoy including walking trails that are paved and maintained and some of God's nature that He has created for all of us to enjoy.

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The News-Star

CASA of NELA in need of child advocates

CASA of Northeast Louisiana has more than 100 foster children in need of advocates to speak on their behalf for the courts.

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Portfolio

The following professionals have joined Affinity Health Group: Robin Burchfield; Gloria Crews; Lula Grimes; Pam McCormick; Kimberly Oliver; and Lindsay Romero.

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Saluting our men and women in uniform

July comes to an end and that means only one thing -- the start of school cannot be far behind.

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Norris-Sorensen

Parents of the couple are Janet Sorenson of West Monroe, Louisiana, and the late Richard Sorensen, and Larry and Johnette Norris of Monroe, Louisiana.

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Sims-Randol

An August wedding is planned at First Baptist Church in West Monroe, Louisiana.

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Handel-Johnson

Parents of the bride are Shirley Wilkes and Bobby and Donna Johnson all of Columbia, Louisiana.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

The News-Star

Reaching out

Vicki Smith manages the Colonial Grove Apartments on DeSiard Street. Lisa Patrick is the principal at Jesus Good Shepherd Catholic School.

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Mt. Zion hosting Women's Conference

The organizers of the 2014 Mt. Zion Baptist Church Women's Conference have planned an array of activities for Aug. 8-9 to address the spiritual, physical, financial and emotional needs of women.

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