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1 min ago | The News-Star
The number of arrests in Ouachita Parish increased dramatically over the past four days when compared to same period over each of previous two weeks in July.
2 hrs ago | The News-Star
The U.S. hot sauce market has grown by 150 percent since 2000, according to a story by the Atlantic's Quartz.
6 hrs ago | The News-Star
A man already incarcerated in the Union Parish Detention Center is facing an additional charge of intimidating witnesses.
8 hrs ago | The News-Star
Louis Bremer, who announced his retirement Thursday, has been the president and chief executive at St. Francis Medical Center since 2008.
9 hrs ago | The Times
A Carroll High School teacher and his wife were arrested after being accused of the repeated abuse of their 7-week old infant.
10 hrs ago | The News-Star
The investigation is continuing Thursday morning into the attempted abduction of two children in the Bawcomville area of West Monroe.
Louisiana Delta Community College is set to begin two major construction projects following bond sale approval by the Louisiana State Bond Commission this month.
A Monroe man has been charged with having sex with a 14-year-old girl. Ouachita Parish sheriff's deputies have charged Purvis Williams, 26, of 343 Huenefeld Road, with two counts of felony carnal knowledge of a juvenile.
Judy Alvey, left, and Don Alvey, center, of Paducah, Kentucky, visit with 'Duck Dynasty' matriarch Kay Robertson on Wednesday at Glenwood Regional Medical Center in West Monroe.
Dr. Judy Fellows, associate dean for the College of Health and Pharmaceutical Sciences at the University of Louisiana at Monroe, will serve as the Program Chair for the 69th annual National Conference of Academic Deans in July 2015 and hosted by the University of Central Arkansas.
A Monroe resident was sentenced Tuesday to 10 years in prison and three years of supervised release for illegal possession of marijuana with intent to distribute and possession of firearms.
Attorneys for Monroe businessman Dean Hart Jr. have asked the 4th Judicial District court to exclude evidence, including suspected narcotics, that were seized during searches conducted after Hart allegedly held his wife captive for five days last year.
Birthdays George Curvin, 61; Glenn Frith, 44, Columbia; Paula Anderson Hinkle, Monroe: Tamika Howard, 46, Monroe; Myrtis Mophett Newkirk, 80 Anniversary Sonny and Shirley Freeman married 59 years, West Monroe Tuesday A new GriefShare support/recovery group is 1-3 p.m. Tuesdays at Louisiana Hospice, 1101 Hudson Lane, #D.
West Monroe's Board of Aldermen is expected to vote this week on a ballot initiative to raise the city's sales tax.
Romero Brown, 27, of 306 Garfield Drive, Monroe, is accused of aggravated battery, flight from an officer, aggravated battery on a police officer, possession of marijuana, possession of a schedule II controlled and dangerous substance with intent, possession of a firearm in the presence of a controlled and and dangerous substance, illegal ... (more)
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Updated: Thu Jul 24, 2014 07:00 pm
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