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Dixie Major World Series returns to Ouachita Parish

STERLINGTON, La. (KNOE) - The Dixie Major World Series will be returning to Ouachita Parish in 2018 and 2019. Monroe was the site of the Dixie Major World Series this summer. The tournament will take place at ULM and the new Sterlington Sports Complex. The Monroe-West Monroe Convention and Visitor

KNOE TV8 - 2017-09-19 23:34:00

Death toll in Mexico's earthquake rises

(CNN) - A sea of rescuers in hard hats and masks continue to descend upon the streets of Mexico City in search of survivors after a deadly earthquake struck the region. "The priority now is continue rescuing those who are still trapped and provide medical attention to the injured," said President En

MYARKLAMISS.COM - 2017-09-20 10:42:28

Jury has no attorney for trial vs. Karl Malone

An Alexandria law firm will now represent the Union Parish Police Jury in a suit it has filed against Karl Malone that is asking Third District Court Judge Tommy Rogers to make Malone remove a fence he put up that blocks access to a popular outdoors spot. For complete story, pickup the Gazette

FGAZETTE.COM - 2017-09-21 05:03:37

Guilty pleas taken in 5th District court this week

A total of 18 felony guilty pleas were taken in Richland Parish on Sept. 13 and 18, District Attorney John M. "Mack" Lancaster advised. Judge Stephen Dean presided over the cases which were prosecuted by Assistant District Attorney Doug Wheeler. Guilty pleas of note were: Osborne Charles Kimble

RICHLANDTODAY.COM - 2017-09-20 01:18:00

Update: Farmerville man died in officer-involved shooting

Update (9/21/2017): The Louisiana State Police have identified the man who died in a deputy-involved shooting in Bernice as Ronald S. Ross, 53, of Farmerville, Louisiana. Original Story (9/20/2017): A person is dead following an officer-involved shooting in Bernice. According to a statement from t

NEWS-STAR - 2017-09-20 16:10:53

Louisiana Congressman asks BAFB to reconsider plans for Air Show

BOSSIER CITY, La. (KTAL) - Louisiana Congressman Ralph Abraham wants Barksdale Air Foce Base to reconsider its plans to skip the air show in 2018. In July it was announced that the air show will resume in 2019 and every odd year following. Barksdale cited high costs to 2nd Bomb Wing mission; using 2

MYARKLAMISS.COM - 2017-09-20 16:29:00

CVS will limit opioid prescriptions to 7 days

(CNN) - In a new effort to tackle the deadly opioid addiction crisis in the US, pharmacy giant CVS announced on Friday it will limit opioid prescriptions to seven days for certain conditions. This restriction will apply to patients who are new to pain therapy. The new pharmacy program will also limi

MYARKLAMISS.COM - 2017-09-22 14:33:37

Jim Elrod: BRF exec dishonors Shehee, Willis-Knighton

Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards met with northern Louisiana legislators in Monroe Wednesday to discuss whether or not he will seek to replace BRF as the operator of the state's safety net hospitals in Monroe and Shreveport. Greg Hilburn/USA Today Network For more than a year Willis-Knighton has bee

NEWS-STAR - 2017-09-22 12:27:27

John McCain won't back Graham-Cassidy bill

Sen. John McCain (CNN) - Sen. John McCain announced Friday in a statement that he cannot "in good conscience" vote for the GOP's latest plan to overhaul Obamacare, likely ending Republicans' latest effort to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. "I cannot in good conscience vote for the Graham

MYARKLAMISS.COM - 2017-09-22 18:04:01

CNN poll: 54% say Russia-backed content on social media moved 2016 election

WASHINGTON (CNN) - Although President Donald Trump insists otherwise, most Americans say it's likely that Russian-backed content on social media did affect the outcome of the 2016 election, according to a new CNN poll conducted by SSRS. The poll result comes on the heels of Facebook's announcement t

MYARKLAMISS.COM - 2017-09-22 17:27:51

Starbucks robbery suspect may sue 'Good Samaritan' who subdued him

(FoxNews/Fresno Police Department) (FOXNews) - The mother of a man who police said attempted to rob a Starbucks in California, but was thwarted by a Good Samaritan, reportedly said her son plans to sue because the hero used "excessive force." The video of the July robbery went viral. Police released

MYARKLAMISS.COM - 2017-09-22 17:19:11

Government watchdog looking into Price's use of charter jets

(CNN) - The Health and Human Services inspector general has begun an inquiry into Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price's use of private jets for government business, saying questions have arisen about potentially "inappropriate travel." In a statement, the government watchdog says it is "co

MYARKLAMISS.COM - 2017-09-22 17:12:26

LSU students hold rally against hazing

BATON ROUGE, La. (WVLA) - It's been one week since LSU freshman Maxwell Gruver died as the result of potential fraternity hazing. The investigation continues, but a student rally took place on campus at LSU's Memorial Tower, students gathered and united for one cause. "We must all stand together un

MYARKLAMISS.COM - 2017-09-22 17:01:15

Existing home sales fell in August for fourth time in five months

Sales of existing homes fell for the fourth time in five months in August, as the supply of houses on the market continues to flag and prices rose for the 66th consecutive month. Sales data from the National Association of Realtors shows sales of existing single-family houses, townhomes and condos w

MYARKLAMISS.COM - 2017-09-22 16:54:38

The former FBI director spoke at Howard University. It did not go well.

WASHINGTON (CNN) - Students at Howard University loudly protested former FBI Director James Comey Friday as he delivered a convocation address. As Comey, making a rare public appearance since leaving the FBI, began his speech welcoming new students at Howard University, protesters could be heard yel

MYARKLAMISS.COM - 2017-09-22 16:39:19

Louisiana officer arrested for carnal knowledge, other charges

Criag David BREAUX BRIDGE, La. (LSP) - Shortly before 5:00 pm on September 21, 2017, Louisiana State Police Bureau of Investigations/Lafayette Field Office (LSP LFO) arrested 29 year old Craig David, a police officer with the Breaux Bridge Police Department. He was charged with carnal knowledge of a

MYARKLAMISS.COM - 2017-09-22 16:28:07

New Trump travel ban will vary by country

(CNN) - The Trump administration will unveil more tailored restrictions on travelers from certain countries as a replacement to the controversial travel ban, according to a senior administration official. The new restrictions will vary by country. They could include a ban on travel to the United Sta

MYARKLAMISS.COM - 2017-09-22 16:07:50

DeVos travels on her own private plane, but pays for it

WASHINGTON (CNN) - Education Secretary Betsy DeVos uses her own private plane for work trips and pays for it herself, her office said Thursday. Her office told CNN she has never requested the use of any government aircraft. The Associated Press first reported the arrangement. DeVos is extremely weal

MYARKLAMISS.COM - 2017-09-22 15:54:03

Grambling student shot during fight at dorm

GRAMBLING, La. (The News-Star) - A Grambling State University student is recovering from a gunshot wound following a fight on campus. According to our partners The New-Star, the incident happened around 10:30 p.m. Thursday. According to Will Sutton, director of campus communications, a student let

MYARKLAMISS.COM - 2017-09-22 15:40:16

Former Catfish Charlie's employee arrested for stealing nearly $18K

Kurt Hebert MONROE, La. - Monroe Police have arrested an employee of a popular restaurant after stealing nearly $18,000. Kurt Hebert, 34 of West Monroe, was arrested on Thursday, September 21, 2017. According to Hebert's arrest report, in his year of employment at Catfish Charlie's of Monroe, he voi

MYARKLAMISS.COM - 2017-09-22 15:09:06