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Sterlington woman booked on vehicle burglaries

Monroe police arrested a Sterlington woman on suspicion of simple burglary from a motor vehicle last week as part of an investigation into area vehicle burglaries. The suspect was Jasmine Markeia Foy, 26, of 606 Harve Ave., Sterlington. Foy was suspected of several vehicle burglaries reported in the

HANNAPUB.COM - 2017-11-23 15:15:00

Keep your home safe while traveling this holiday

STERLINGTON, La. - The Holidays are among us and for some of us that means traveling to see family and friends. The Sterlington Police Department has put together some quick and easy tips to keep your mind at ease and your residence safe while you're away: 1) Stop your mail from getting delivered. N


Woman accused of resisting arrest hid marijuana in bra

A West Monroe woman is facing multiple charges after she reportedly became belligerent with deputies following a traffic stop. According to an arrest report for Bridgette Wall, 30, Pankey Road, the deputy saw Wall's vehicle cross over the fog line on Thomas Road and activated his emergency lights.

NEWS-STAR - 2017-11-24 16:29:47

Two arrested on drug charges in Ruston

Andrew Tibbet Agents with Lincoln Parish Narcotics Enforcement Team received a tip on November 24, 2017 from Metro Narcotics officers regarding a FedEx package containing marijuana. The package was addressed to a residence in Ruston. Agents took possession of the package and were able to make a co


Judges removed in banks case

The state Supreme Court intervened in a controversial lawsuit in Winnsboro against area banks last week and removed the case from the reach of Fifth Judicial District Court judges who refused to recuse from it. The Supreme Court appointed an ad hoc, or special, judge to preside over the case from th


Grambling State faithful prepares for Bayou Classic

GRAMBLING, La. - For Grambling State University the Bayou Classic is more than just a game. "When the students are recruited they already know first day all they ever hear about is the Bayou Classic," GSU Marching Band Director, Dr. Larry J. Pannell, said. It's tradition displayed on the biggest st

MYARKLAMISS.COM - 2017-11-23 05:36:20

El Dorado's Salvation Army holds annual Thanksgiving lunch

EL DORADO, Ark. - 2017 November 23 For three years Rachel Leimkuhl and her husband Michael have been coming to the Salvation Army for their community Thanksgiving lunch. They say everyone there is like family. "Yea we know all the employees," said Rachel. "I mean they're all friends." From the food

MYARKLAMISS.COM - 2017-11-23 21:30:40

MPD investigating string of burglaries in Garden District

MONROE, La. (KNOE) - Monroe Police are investigating a string of burglaries in the Garden District area. One vehicle has been stolen. The vehicle stolen is a 4-door 2011 gray Impala. Neighbors told KNOE that several knives and a pistol were taken from one vehicle near North 7th and Glenmar Street.

KNOE TV8 - 2017-11-24 21:52:00

Polk woman charged with felony forgery

A woman who tried to pay for a beverage with a counterfeit $20 bill was arrested on a felony forgery charge. According to Floyd County Jail records: Shea Renee Spinks, 33, of 240 Wimberly Hill Road, Cedartown, was arrested Tuesday on a warrant charging her with felony forgery in the first degree. Sp


Mrs. Ida Annette Baker Ozment, age 80, of Silver Creek,

Mrs. Ida Annette Baker Ozment, age 80, of Silver Creek, passed away on Tuesday, November 21, 2017, at her residence. Mrs. Ozment was born in Floyd County, Georgia on April 16, 1937, daughter of the late Joseph William Baker and the late Myrtis Nan Neal Baker. She was also preceded in death by her hu


MARTA's East Line rail extension promising, but flawed

Dallas, which started building its DART light rail system in 1996, has 93 miles of light rail, with 64 stations spread across four lines. Denver's Transportation Expansion Project, dubbed T-REX, combined 17 miles of highway improvements and 19 miles of double-track light rail; the project came in un

CROSSROADSNEWS.COM - 2017-11-23 11:00:00

It's not all about the turkey: 9 things you probably didn't know about Thanksgiving

Each year, Thanksgiving comes around with with the giddy anticipation of devoruing comfort food and spending some QT with loved ones, which reminds you just what what you are thankful for the most. The rich, deep history of this centuries-old tradition is woven into the United States' cultural fabri

WSB-TV ATLANTA - 2017-11-23 16:18:06

Paulding Police Ask For Help Catching Break-In Suspects

DALLAS, GA - Law enforcement agencies in Dallas are asking for the public's help catching two people suspected of breaking into a vehicle earlier this month. The Dallas Police Department and Paulding County Sheriff's Office shared security system photos of the suspects on social media Wednesday. Au


Weinstein aftermath: All the men accused of sexual misconduct

Harvey Weinstein stands accused by dozens of women of sexual harassment and assault. Since the initial allegations of sexual abuse by Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein surfaced on Oct. 5, women have been stepping forward to publicly share their stories of sexual misconduct. Although many of the ac


Man indicted for Lithia murder

Charges for a murder in Lithia Springs, a bank robbery in Douglasville and teenagers with firearms at a local high school football game were among the 50 indictments the Douglas County Grand Jury returned on Nov. 17. Quenton Thornton, 43, was indicted for committing felony murder in the death of Kou

DOUGLAS COUNTY SENTINEL - 2017-11-24 06:00:00

Cedartown Man Arrested in Rome for Shooting a Gun at Woman While Drunk

Clayton Fugate, 43 of Cedartown, was arrested this week after he allegedly pointed a gun at a 36 year-old woman and fired it inside a home on Blacks Bluff Road Reports said that Fugate was also under the influence of alcohol at the time of the assault. Police added that Fugate was also a convicted f

COOSAVALLEYNEWS.COM - 2017-11-23 16:46:17

Braintree police searching for missing endangered teen

The missing 18-year-old woman has disappeared without taking her medication for diabetes and severe mental health issues. Erin Tiernan The Patriot Ledger @ErinTiernan Braintree police are searching for a missing 18-year-old woman who was last seen near South Shore Plaza at 2:35 a.m. Friday. The mis

PATRIOT LEDGER - 2017-11-24 17:28:59

'Heartless' driver killed dog, then fled

Chyanne DeCosta was driving through town Tuesday afternoon when she noticed three loose dogs and stopped to help corral them, The Enterprise reported. As she was helping to get one of the dogs into another good Samaritan's truck, tragedy struck - an SUV hit one of the dogs. But it's what happened ne

WCVB - 2017-11-23 15:37:00

Happy Birthday, Marine Corps

The Lt. Brian McPhillips Marine Corps League Detachment held the annual Marine Corps Birthday dinner on Nov. 10 at the Easton VFW. The celebration of the Marines' 242nd birthday included WWII veteran John Habelt, of Bridgewater; Joanne McCarthy, of Sharon; main speaker Gold Star parents David and Ju

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-11-24 15:00:00

6 hurt in Thanksgiving day crash on Route 3

HANOVER - Six people were hurt on Thanksgiving in a three-car crash on Route 3 in Hanover. Hanover firefighters had to use the Jaws of Life to rescue two people trapped inside a car that rolled over on the highway near Exit 13 at 8:36 p.m. "One vehicle was rolled over on its side and two occupants w

PATRIOT LEDGER - 2017-11-24 14:39:59