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Crash on LA Highway 15 Kills Monroe Driver
On May 20, 2013, at 7:09 a.m., Troopers assigned to Louisiana State Police Troop F responded to a single vehicle fatal crash on Louisiana Highway 15 south of Louisiana Highway 841.
Sat May 18, 2013
"Duck Dynasty" stars make a call on Castle Rock for school benefit
This undated photo provided by A&E, shows Willie Robertson, star of A&E s Duck Dynasty, at his desk in his office at the Duck Commander warehouse in West Monroe, La.
Fri May 17, 2013
Mosquito Pool Tests Positive for West Nile Virus
A mosquito pool collected in Ouachita Parish has tested positive for West Nile Virus.
Thu May 16, 2013
Closing arguments to begin in Gilmore trial
Court will resume at 9 a.m. Thursday. Jurors will hear closing arguments in the case before they begin deliberating.
Wed May 15, 2013
Big jackpot means ticket sales
Connie McGee sells a Powerball ticket to Cherri Cook, from Monroe, Wednesday at Louisville U-Pak-It. The jackpot was $360 million before Wednesday night's drawing.
Tue May 14, 2013
Monroe PD on the Hunt for Suspect Accused of Using Shovel
At 2:15 p.m., Monroe Police responded to a battery call that involved a shovel in the 900 block of S. 9th St.
Woman Arrested For Threatening Husband, Child with Box Cutter
Around 3:30 a.m. Tuesday morning, the Ouachita Parish Sheriff's Department arrested 22-year-old West Monroe woman, Jimmie Janae Wilburn, for Domestic Abuse Aggravated Assault and Domestic Abuse Battery.
Graduating high school senior girls interested in sorority rush at colleges and universities during the fall or spring terms of the upcoming year may pick up a Rush Information Form at The Cotton Patch, 607 Louisville Ave., Monroe.
Mon May 13, 2013
Crews Battle House Fire in Monday
Monroe fire fighters responded to a house fire in south Monroe just before noon Monday.
Traffic Alert for Dragon Boat Races Next Weekend
This weekend, May 17th through 19th, the Dragon Boat Races will be held on Bayou Desiard in Monroe.
Ouachita Parish Deputies Searching for Missing 14-Year Old
The Ouachita Parish Sheriff's Office needs your help in locating a runaway juvenile.
Police: Suspects Bring Child Along While Shoplifting
West Monroe Police Detectives need your help in identifying local shoplifting suspects.
Testimony begins in ex-Monroe councilman's retrial
Opening statements have been given and testimony has begun in former Monroe City Councilman's Arthur Gilmore's federal racketeering and extortion retrial.
Vitter Announces Staff Satellite Office Hours for Northeast Louisiana Residents
U.S. Sen. David Vitter today announced staff satellite office hours for residents of Tensas and Jackson Parishes.
Ouachita Parish Public Library Gears Up for Children's Book Week
The Ouachita Parish Public Library is participating in the nearly 94th Annual Children's Book Week, May 13-19, with a week-long celebration of the children and young adult authors and illustrators of Louisiana, hosting two young adult authors and a children's author at two of their branches.
Monroe razes dilapidated homes to fight blight
The city of Monroe has torn down 70 dilapidated structures so far this year, and more are to face the same fate.
Sun May 12, 2013
788 receive degrees at ULM Spring Graduation
The University of Louisiana at Monroe held its Spring 2013 Commencement ceremonies Saturday morning, and each graduate was given a pen.
Textbook bill draws criticism
Rep. Frank Hoffmann, R-West Monroe, said Friday his bill to give local school districts more flexibility in selecting textbooks has been wrongfully characterized as being about teaching creationism in the classroom.
Ouachita Parish bridge to get new name
Monroe's Hadley Street Bridge will be renamed the Coach Dorth Blade Memorial Bridge to honor the late Ouachita Parish police juror.
Sat May 11, 2013
Crews Extinguish Car Fire on Old Sterlington Road
Ouachita Parish fire crews just put out a car fire on the 3900 block of Old Sterlington Road in Monroe.