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Vines murder trial underway in Monroe Calhoun man accused of second-degree murder of Corey Todd in 2012. Check out this story on thenewsstar.com: http://tnsne.ws/1u1MgC4 Vines, 28 at the time of the incident, is accused of the second-degree murder Corey Hunter Todd, 34, of West Monroe in November 2012.
Sadie Robertson steps out tonight on 'Dancing' Fan can vote for West Monroe resident by phone or online Check out this story on thenewsstar.com: http://tnsne.ws/1s3Puse "Duck Dynasty" family member Sadie Robertson and her professional dance partner Mark Ballas step out tonight as the competition begins on a new season of "Dancing With the Stars." For the first two weeks viewers may cast their votes for their favorite couples via phone on Monday nights during and up to 60 minutes after the end of the "Dancing with the Stars" broadcast.
Our view: Join the river sweep Local beautification officials are preparing for the ninth annual event on Saturday. Check out this story on thenewsstar.com: http://tnsne.ws/1tYtUlm Each year, when volunteers take to the river for the annual Ouachita River Sweep, they pull out an average of eight tons of stuff.
St. Vincent DePaul Society to walk for the poor Walkers to gather at St. Frederick High School track to assist those in need Check out this story on thenewsstar.com: http://tnsne.ws/1s3IE66 The first St. Vincent DePaul Society Northeast Louisiana Friends of the Poor Walk will be Saturday at the St. Frederick High School track, 3300 Westminster in Monroe. Registration begins at 8 a.m. with the actual walk starting at 9 a.m. and concluding no later than 11 a.m. Walkers do not have to participate for the entire two hours.
Monday, Sept. 15, marks the 60th anniversary of the iconic photo of Marilyn Monroe standing over a subway grate, holding down her white dress as it billows in the wind.
All smiles at the Silver Tea of the Monroe Garden Club were members Kerri Wall, Sheryl Gillikin and Jennifer Ables. On The Town 09/15 All smiles at the Silver Tea of the Monroe Garden Club were members Kerri Wall, Sheryl Gillikin and Jennifer Ables.
Miss La. returns home Monday Lacey Sanchez returns to Monroe Regional Airport after the Miss America competition in Atlantic City.
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."
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.
Updated: Tue Sep 16, 2014 10:30 am
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