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Coach who beat up student now at WMHS

The Louisiana State Police Commission plans to send a letter to the Ouachita Parish School Board, challenging the School Board’s decision to employ Jack Goode as a teacher at West Monroe High School after he pleaded guilty to beating up a Sterlington High School student last year.Goode, 39, was arre

HANNAPUB.COM - 2018-08-15 18:52:00

Teacher accused of hitting special needs student charged with second count

According to information obtained through the warrant, a special needs student at Lexington reportedly came home Feb. 1, 2017, with injuries sustained at school. His teacher, Ross, was suspected of striking the child, and she was placed on administrative leave while the school district conducted an

NEWS-STAR - 2018-08-15 21:59:00

Bastrop man accused of setting 7 wildfires

They say the fires were on White Arkansas Rd., Ten Rd., Cameron Rd., Gum Springs Rd., Reservoir Rd., and Stevenson Rd.


West Monroe man accused of causing disturbance at Waffle House

Ouachita Parish sheriff's deputies arrested a West Monroe man on suspicion of disturbing the peace through language and disorderly conduct on Saturday after authorities were notified of a disturbance the Waffle House on Well Road.The suspect was identified as Brandon D. Orr, 31, of 127 Lou Drive, We

HANNAPUB.COM - 2018-08-15 13:15:00

Two men accused of stealing mower from Home Depot

Two Monroe men are accused of pushing a lawn mower away from Home Depot and then stealing it.According to arrest reports filed in connection with the incident, an officer with the Monroe Police Department contacted David Robinson and Alonzo Davis in the 2200 block of Outlet Street regarding a felony

NEWS-STAR - 2018-08-14 20:53:00

Morehouse deputy shot at overnight, suspect at large

As an older model GM/Chevy full-size SUV, Suburban or Yukon, headed south on Louisiana 139 at a very high rate of speed.


Two arrested in Farmerville residential burglary

Chief Bim Coulberston said his department responded to a residence on August 9th where homeowner found her back door forced open and televisions and DVD players missing. Information obtained through witnesses on Monday led investigators to TreJan Bradshaw, 19 of Farmerville and Jumario Holly, 20 of

MYARKLAMISS.COM - 2018-08-15 17:15:26

Monroe woman accused of prescription fraud

Police learned that Mary Wenona Schaeffer, 43, of 299 Cox Road, Monroe, tried to “pass a fraudulent prescription and exited the pharmacy,” according to the Aug. 8 arrest report.

HANNAPUB.COM - 2018-08-14 13:15:00

Louisiana's first medical pot crop delayed by regs

Louisiana's first medical marijuana crop has been delayed by the regulatory process, testing the patience of the grower, pharmacy owners and patients.

NEWS-STAR - 2018-08-14 17:19:00

Deputy possibly shot at in Morehouse Parish

MOREHOUSE PARISH, La, (KNOE) -Authorities are looking for a GM SUV after a deputy says he thinks someone shot at him.


Deputies trying to figure out how an SUV ended up in Bayou DeSiard

MONROE, La, (KNOE) -Ouachita Parish deputies are trying figure out how an SUV ended up in the bayou.


RPSO investigation leads to record-breaking arrest

The Richland Parish Sheriff’s Office, along with Ouachita Parish Sheriff’s Office, Monroe Police ,Metro Narcotics and the FBI recebtkt ended a several months long narcotic investigation in Richland and Ouachita parishes.

RICHLANDTODAY.COM - 2018-08-14 20:53:49

West Monroe man accused of building explosives, firing guns near school

OUACHITA PARISH, La. (KNOE) -A West Monroe area man arrested over the weekend after being accused of firing guns near schools and building improvised explosive devices has bonded out of jail.According to court records, Samuel Glen Coon Jr. is accused of firing a semiautomatic handgun in front of sev


Bastrop native opens new community park, wants to spread positivity among community

BASTROP, La. - After an overnight shooting in Bastrop, residents voiced their concern and pride for their city. One woman decided to turn an abandoned lot into a community garden-- giving every resident the chance to enjoy all Bastrop has to offer.


Davis' playmaking ability a welcomed return for Richwood

Richwood did it in 2017. Though they came one game shy of winning the state championship, the Rams were as fierce as head coach Robert Arvie believed they could be in a postseason run that Richwood fans won’t soon forget.For years Arvie talked about last year’s senior class and how they were going t

HANNAPUB.COM - 2018-08-14 14:16:00

Deputies recover stolen truck and trailer, man arrested

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BBB Scam of the Week: Locksmith Scam

MONROE, La (KNOE)-BBB reports blame most of the problem on two companies: Dependable Locksmith (New York) and Basad Inc. (Englewood, Colo.). These two firms also operate in other major cities across the country using dozens of generic aliases, such as AAA Locksmith, A-1 Locksmith and 24 Hour Locksmi


Metro Narcotics arrests Monroe man on drug charges, Monroe woman for interfering

Ouachita Parish Metro Narcotics Unit agents arrested a Monroe man on drug charges and a Monroe woman for interfering with an investigation last week after authorities received a complaint about a suspicious person.Around 4:30 a.m. on Aug. 2, police found an empty car running with the headlights on,


Woman sees man pee in her Ruston yard, then he strips

Derrick Robinson, age 28, is accused of disturbing the peace and obscenity following the incident.


New year, new possibilities for students across northeastern Louisiana

On Monday, students in Monroe City, Ouachita Parish, Madison Parish, Morehouse Parish, Richland Parish, Tensas Parish and Union Parish reported for their first day.