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Dean Hart Jr. says wife's report was false
Monroe businessman Dean Hart Jr. requested an injunction Tuesday against his wife, Barbie Hart, accusing her of lying to police about the December incident that landed him in jail and a rehabilitation facility.
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Wed Apr 16, 2014
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.
The Washington Post
Rep. Vance McAllister kissed. Now can he make up with voters after the scandal?
Vance McAllister celebrates with his family and supporters after winning the 5th Congressional District election 60 percent to 40 percent on Nov. 16, 2013.
ULM ranked 'most underrated' in LA
Business Insider magazine has ranked the University of Louisiana at Monroe as the most underrated college in Louisiana.
MPD: Unknown suspect reportedly robbed two on Pecan Street
Monroe police have requested the public's assistance in searching for a suspected robber.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
Dean Hart Jr. case to go before grand jury
Evidence in the case against Monroe businessman Dean Hart Jr. will be presented to a grand jury in Ouachita Parish on Thursday.
Sun Apr 13, 2014
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)
Felon accused of shooting at ex
Around 6:30 a.m. Saturday, Monroe police responded to a reported shooting in the 1900 block of Cagle Drive.
Tanker truck successfully offloaded by early Saturday morning
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.
Police seek accused kidnapper
Monroe police are searching for a man accused of kidnapping his ex-girlfriend and holding her hostage for several hours.
Group: No to fourth bridge
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.
The Town Talk
Louisiana's rural roads getting help from $425M bond program
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.
The Town Talk
Your Mail 4-13-14: Make your wishes about health care known ... Eager ...
Each of us has the power to tell our physicians and our loved ones what types of medical care and treatments we want.
Sat Apr 12, 2014
The Town Talk
Tarpley announces candidacy for 5th Congressional District seat
Former Grant Parish District Attorney Ed Tarpley has announced that he will run for the 5th Congressional District seat in the fall election.
The University Star
Texas State opens weekend series with win over Louisiana-Monroe
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.
The Burlington Free Press
Voters disappointed but forgiving of congressman
MONROE, La. -- In a matter of days, Republican Vance McAllister has gone from being the unlikely congressman -- a special election winner who trounced his party's establishment candidate -- to the "kissing congressman," a faith-and-family politician caught on video embracing an aide married to one of his friends.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
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This photo taken Nov. 21, 2013, shows then-newly elected Rep. Vance McAllister, R-La., waiting to be sworn in on Capitol Hill in Washington.
ULM hosts Carhartt Bassmaster College Series
The Carhartt Bassmaster College Series Central Regional kicked off Friday morning and concludes Saturday at Forsythe Park in Monroe.
Local students get career advice from Delta
West Ouachita High School senior Ashley Patton already knows what career she plans to pursue after graduation, but Friday she got a preview of what she can expect when she lands on Louisiana Delta Community College's campus.