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Parades Saturday: Santa is coming to town
No matter the weather Saturday, crowds will line the streets to attend two major Christmas parades, and several others in northeastern Louisiana.
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Carl Lee Allison of West Monroe, a retired minister, died Tuesday. Services are 10 a.m. Thursday at Whites Ferry Road Church of Christ.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
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La. insurance commissioner: Health-care act 'half-baked'
MONROE -- Louisiana Insurance Commissioner Jim Donelon believes health care in America needs to be overhauled, but he said the Affordable Care Act of 2010 is not the answer.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Zachary Ray Tylor Hatfield, West Monroe; Raymond Speights, West Monroe; Barbara "Sha-Sha' Watkins, Rayville Ellis Hay; Richard Byrd, Start Maggie and Matt Voorhees, married two years, Ruston Triple Pt nonprofit organization and Grace Baptist Church Christmas for the Homeless, 9 a.m. Dec. 21, 807 DeSiard St., next to DeSiard Street Shelter.
Alabama recruit Cameron Robinson greets Nick Saban with a box of Little Debbie pies...
So prized recruit Cameron Robinson did his best to bring the cheer on Tuesday. With Saban making the recruiting rounds following Saturday's 34-28 loss to Auburn, he stopped into West Monroe, La., to visit the nation's top defensive lineman.
Ready for Baby Si? 'Duck Dynasty,' 'Breaking Bad' inspire 2013 trends in baby names
"Uncle Si" Robertson and Korie Robertson, two of the stars of the A&E series "Duck Dynasty," meet with media and VIPs at the Bay of the Holy Spirit Jubilee in Fairhope last month.
WM woman arrested for DWI with child in car
A West Monroe woman is under arrest after being stopped with 6-year-old daughter in vehicle and her blood-alcohol content at more than twice the legal limit for driving.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Neville's 'Hootie' Jones picks Alabama
Neville High School defensive back Laurence "Hootie'' Jones announced an oral commitment to sign a football scholarship with the Alabama Crimson Tide today.
Sun Dec 01, 2013
ULM's 'weekend warriors' kick off new occupational therapy program
In Caldwell Hall on the University of Louisiana at Monroe campus, occupational therapy students are giving the term "distance learning" a brand new meaning.
Chen and Austin
The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Hongde Chen and Taizhen Geng, and the late Zhuoru Luo and Xiaorong Li, all of Sichuan, China.
Sat Nov 30, 2013
Sharon Hardwick, West Monroe; Joy Linder, West Monroe; Scott Phillips, Chatham; Victor Johnson, Rayville; Jackie Harris, Columbia; Billy Wilhite, West Monroe Triple Pt nonprofit organization and Grace Baptist Church having Christmas for the Homeless, 9 a.m. Dec. 21. Donations needed of blankets, gloves, caps, socks and backpacks.
West Monroe man arrested after child dies
A West Monroe man was arrested in connection with the death of a 2-year-old after West Monroe detectives were called to Glenwood Regional Medical Center late Friday in reference to the child's death.
Family Church offers 'Scrooge' as Christmas gift
For the past 16 years Family Church of West Monroe has offered the play "Scrooge" as its Christmas gift to the community.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
Black Friday bargain hunters on the move today
Shoppers fanned out across Ouachita Parish before dawn this morning searching for Black Friday bargains at retailers throughout the market.
West Monroe man arrested for hit and run
A West Monroe man was arrested Thursday afternoon for an alleged hit and run. The Ouachita Parish Sheriff's Office was notified about a gray truck that ran off the road on Good Hope Road, damaging what deputies described as a large amount of property.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
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Duck Commander will try again to call in bid for charity
MONROE, La. -- A second charity auction will be conducted for the Duck Commander company's 1 millionth duck call of 2013 after the winning bidder apparently backed out of his or her $80,100 bid made during the first sale on eBay.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
Cold nights ahead for NELA
Northeastern Louisiana is expected to see the lowest temperatures of the season so far this week as an arctic front chills the weather.
OPSO searching for runaway juvenile
The Ouachita Parish Sheriff's Office is requesting assistance in locating a runaway juvenile.
Mon Nov 25, 2013
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Student from Pineville wins 2nd place in UL-Monroe essay contest
A University of Monroe student from Pineville has won second place in the Freshman Essay Contest sponsored by the English Department.