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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
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
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
Weather Forecast- Thursday, August 16th
WEST MONROE, La. - (8/16/2018) Good Thursday morning! It's a warm and humid start to the day across the ArkLaMiss with temperatures and dew points in the mid 70's. Lower level moisture is increasing and will eventually lead to the return of rain chances in the forecast later this afternoon. We will
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.
Monroe city schools lock-down on security
MONROE, La. - Monroe School Superintendent, Dr. Brent Vidrine, speaking to members of The Monroe Chamber of Commerce today, laying out the district's plan to add permanent security in each middle and high school in the city.
West Monroe gets relief from FEMA
According to George, FEMA agreed last month to pay 75 percent of the $368,756 that it will cost to repair Black Bayou Canal. George said the city would tap Community Development Block Grant funding to cover the remaining 25 percent of the costs for the project.
Study: Monroe worker incomes among fastest growing in the U.S.
MONROE, La. - Fighting poverty is an ongoing battle in Monroe, but a new study says the city has the 14th fastest growing income in the country.
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
Cutting for a cause: West Monroe hair salon giving back to community
WEST MONROE, La. - WEST MONROE, La. (8/15/18) -- The ladies of Southern Sass Salon say it's all about using their gifts to make others feel special. Every month they give out free hair services to single moms and foster kids.
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.
Louisiana Association of Business and Industry president speaks in Monroe.
MONROE, La. (KNOE) -The Louisiana Association of Business and Industry (LABI) president, Stephen Waguespack, met with members of the chamber of commerce today. Waguespack discussed Louisiana’s economy and the recent legislative session in Baton Rouge. He also spoke on local business.“While we're out
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
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.
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
Mayor's Minute with Mayor Jamie Mayo
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Chinese delegation donates art to Chennault Aviation and Military Museum in Monroe
The Hong Kong War History Research Association(HKWHRA), together with the China Communications and Transportation Association General Aviation Industrial Promotion Sub-Commission, Federation of Shenzhen Commerce, Kunming Flying Tigers Museum, Yunnan Flying Tigers Research Association, US China Busin
Fire hydrant testing begins next week in West Monroe
WEST MONROEFire Department plans to conduct hydrant flow tests on nearly 800 fire hydrants throughout the city beginning Aug. 20 through Sept. 27. Hydrant flow tests are conducted each year to measure real world pressure and flow in the water system and are required for fire sprinkler design and for
Weather Forecast- Wednesday, August 15th
WEST MONROE, La. - (8/15/2018) Good Wednesday morning! It's a warm and muggy start to the day with temperatures in the mid 70's as you head outside. We've got a hot, humid, and dry day on tap with temperatures forecasted to hit the mid 90's this afternoon. Factoring in the humidity, the heat index i
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.