Friday Jul 25
Birthdays Mark Wayne Barton, West Monroe; Jared Bowen, Linville; Ian Conlee, 18, Monroe; Margie Cupit, West Monroe; Zach Doolittle, 19, Sterlington; Kohl Pardue, 14, West Monroe; Michaela Parker, 17, West Monroe; Lynn Reed; Marilyn Stern, Monroe; Amy Taylor, West Monroe Belated Georgia Ann Booth, 18, Farmerville Anniversary Karmann and Andy ... (more)
Commission awards $600K in bonds for Sterlington sewer project
The Louisiana Bond Commission has awarded the town of Sterlington $600,000 in utility bonds last week for a sewer project.
Monroe man gets 10 years for narcotics and firearms
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.
District to conduct aerial spraying late Tuesday
The Ouachita Parish Mosquito Abatement District will conduct aerial spraying from 9 p.m. to midnight Tuesday Approximately 40,000 acres will be sprayed, including old Sterlington proper and areas north of Interstate 20 from Kansas Lane to the intersection of I-20 and Louisiana 15 Spray time is dependent on the weather as rain, fog, or windy ... (more)
Birthdays Betty Allen, West Monroe; Erma Bordon; Anna Cannon, West Monroe; Peggy Dunn; Annette Elliott, West Monroe; John Grigson, West Monroe; Linda Parker; Adam White, 20, Ruston Anniversary Randy and Debbie McKinnie, married 39 years, Sterlington Friday The Family History Club meets at 2 p.m. at the Snyder Museum at Bastrop.
Charges upgraded in Catahoula Parish murder case
The Natchez Democrat reports law enforcement officials upgraded the charges from second-degree murder on Tuesday.
First mosquito pool tested positive for West Nile in Sterlington
The Department of Health and Hospitals confirmed one mosquito pool tested positive in Ouachita Parish for West Nile following tests of mosquito pools collected in the first week of July.
Armstrong letter arrogant
He was attempting, I guess, to try to persuade Frenchmen's Bend residents to vote to be annexed into Monroe, and he made a strange statement.