9 hrs ago
Incarcerated man accused of intimidation
A man already incarcerated in the Union Parish Detention Center is facing an additional charge of intimidating witnesses.
17 hrs ago
CALHOUN - William C. Carter, a maintenance worker for the Richland Parish School District, died Tuesday.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
Two young children escape attempted abduction
The Ouachita Parish Sheriff's Office is investigating an attempted child abduction in the Bawcomville area of West Monroe.
'Duck Dynasty' stars cheer up ailing fan in hospital
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.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
Glenn Beck interactive show challenges Common Core
A small group, mostly against implementation of the Common Core State Standards, assembled Tuesday night in West Monroe to participate in a nationwide interactive show hosted by Glenn Beck.
West Monroe to propose sales tax increase
West Monroe's Board of Aldermen is expected to vote this week on a ballot initiative to raise the city's sales tax.
Tip leads to arrest of man wanted in connection with weekend murder
A man wanted for murder in last weekend in Monroe was arrested Tuesday morning in West Monroe.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
Court to hear Dalton Fletcher appeal in August
The appeal of a convicted teen murder will be heard by the Second Circuit Court of Appeal in August in Shreveport.
Birthdays Tiffinay Carroll; Bonnie Cox, 80, Monroe; Samuel Duncan, Arkansas; Cathy Hill; Tince Huffman, 11, West Monroe; James Smith; Gene Stewart, Rayville; Anna Wood, 23, West Monroe Belated Jacob Hodge, 14, Columbia; Nelda Thompson, Start Monday Corey Trahan, general manager of Strauss Theatre Center, addresses the Northeast Monroe Rotary ... (more)
Fri Jul 18, 2014
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.
High Speed Chase Rips through West Monroe
The Obama administration has approved the use of sonic cannons to explore for oil and gas off the Eastern Shore.
Calhoun man arrested after high-speed chase, barricade
A Calhoun man is in custody after a high-speed chase followed by a barricade situation early Friday morning.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
From 'Duck Dynasty' to 'Duck & Dressing' Korie Robertson brings you fashion
The women of " Duck Dynasty " Korie Robertson and daughter Rebecca Robertson are taking a break from the Duck Commander business and is running a successful boutique in West Monroe, La.
Restaurants signal strength
Anytime The News-Star reports on restaurants, like the speculation of what's coming in a story earlier this week or that three Monroe partners plan to open a Doe's Eat Place this fall, our digital readership spikes.
Thomas E. Brim of West Monroe, a television repairman, died Monday. Arrangements are incomplete under the direction of Mulhearn Funeral Home, West Monroe.
Glenn Beck to host common core program
On July 22, the anti-Common Core movement is coming to a theater near you -- if you don't mind driving to Lafayette.
Mon Jul 14, 2014
Birthdays Kathleen Brown, Hebert; Cameron Byargeon, Oak Grove; Connie Dtier, Mangham; Makayla Carol, Monroe James Floyd Sr., Monroe; Amy Humble, West Monroe; Linda Richard, 60, Bastrop; Will Rinicker, 9, Kilbourne; Brandy White, West Monroe; Ruby Williams, West Monroe Belated Amber Mann Blocker, 30, West Monroe Anniversary Jeff and Tanya ... (more)
From the T-P archives: The long road to Longbranch
Allison Vines-Rushing and Slade Rushing moved to Louisiana in the spring of 2005 after having achieved notable success as chefs in New York City.
Sun Jul 13, 2014
The bride-elect is granddaughter of Mrs. Winna Churchill and the late Rev. Jim Adams, Mr. and Mrs. Doug Farrar and Mr. and Mrs. Eddie Dumas, all of El Dorado, Arkansas.
Sat Jul 12, 2014
Eros woman killed in fatal crash
Louisiana State Police responded to a two-vehicle fatal crash on Louisiana 34 south of Interstate 20 that left an Eros woman dead.