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The Town Talk
Wal-Mart eyes northeast Louisiana for smaller stores
MONROE, La. -- Wal-Mart, which is ramping up openings of its smaller stores nationwide, apparently plans to open as many as four in Ouachita Parish either late this year or in 2015.
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Bond set for Dean Hart Jr. on 8 counts
Fourth Judicial District Judge Benjamin Jones granted Monroe businessman Dean Hart Jr. a bond of $137,000 in a Wednesday hearing.
Wed Apr 23, 2014
CMT casting team coming to Louisiana, Florida and Tennessee
CMT Casting is coming to Louisiana, Florida and Tennessee this spring, seeking outgoing and entertaining characters for a variety of CMT shows.
Take a virtual tour of downtown Monroe
1 restaurant Monday beginning at 11:30 a.m. Foreman will show visitors photos of historic downtown buildings and talk about the owners, businesses, architecture and other interesting information about the structures.
Tue Apr 22, 2014
Civil suit filed against ULM in 2013 rape
The University of Louisiana at Monroe is accused of negligence and failing to provide proper security in a civil suit filed by the victim of a January 2013 rape and her mother.
Mon Apr 21, 2014
St. Vincent de Paul recognizes volunteers
Linda Foster always had a hand in social services in the community, so when she heard about St. Vincent de Paul Community Pharmacy, she immediately wanted to volunteer.
Woman charged in death of boyfriend's father
A Monroe woman was arrested on second-degree murder charges Sunday night after police say she struck her boyfriend and his father with a car, killing the father.
Man killed working on car at wrecker company
A mid-morning accident Monday at Justice Wrecker Company on Southern Avenue in Monroe killed one man.
Thu Apr 17, 2014
Nicholls State signs Curtis guard Tia Charles
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.
Two Monroe men indicted on murder
The Ouachita Parish grand jury returned indictments on second-degree murder in two separate cases Thursday.
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.
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.
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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.