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John Curtis' Tia Charles and St. Thomas Aquinas' Meg Gambel battle for the ball in the first half during the Girls Class 2A championship at Fant-Ewing Coliseum in Monroe, LA.
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The Ouachita Parish grand jury returned indictments on second-degree murder in two separate cases Thursday.
Birthdays Brady Brooks, 13; Rhonda Duff Davis, 43, Calhoun; David Sanderson, Choudrant; Susan Schanks, Kansas; Angela Talton, West Monroe; Nettie Spivey Welch, West Monroe Wednesday OPHS Class of 1961 meets at 11:30 a.m. at Jade Garden restaurant.
Vance McAllister celebrates with his family and supporters after winning the 5th Congressional District election 60 percent to 40 percent on Nov. 16, 2013.
Business Insider magazine has ranked the University of Louisiana at Monroe as the most underrated college in Louisiana.
Birthdays Ken Bryan, Calhoun; Robert H. Martin, Ruston; Jeanetta Marzell, 57, Monroe; Janet Nolan, Monroe; Dylan Roberts, 13, Mangham; Coach Lane Welch, 30, West Monroe Anniversary J.E. and Charlotte Brown, West Monroe Sunday The Northeast Louisiana Genealogy and Historical Society meets at 2:30 p.m. at the Ouachita Parish Public Library Main ... (more)
Around 6:30 a.m. Saturday, Monroe police responded to a reported shooting in the 1900 block of Cagle Drive.
A Monroe Regional Airport ARFF tanker sprays a layer of foam on an overturned gasoline tanker that flipped Friday afternoon on Interstate 20 in Monroe.
Monroe police are searching for a man accused of kidnapping his ex-girlfriend and holding her hostage for several hours.
The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development is evaluating four other possible locations as feasible alternatives for the bridge within the residential and business areas of the two cities.
MONROE, La. -- Driving on rural Louisiana highways, vehicles bounce now and then, dipping into potholes and back out.
The bride-elect is the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Albert Edward Loomis II of Park Ridge, Illinois, and of Mary Louise Russo and of the late Joseph Leonard Russo of Ruston.
Former Grant Parish District Attorney Ed Tarpley has announced that he will run for the 5th Congressional District seat in the fall election.
Texas State hit three home runs in their 12-5 victory over the Louisiana-Monroe Warhawks Friday night in the first game of the weekend series.