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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

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

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

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

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

HANNAPUB.COM - 2018-08-15 19:16:00

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.

HANNAPUB.COM - 2018-08-15 18:41:00

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

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.

MYARKLAMISS.COM - 2018-08-16 03:06:55

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

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

MYARKLAMISS.COM - 2018-08-15 11:33:30

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

Mayor's Minute with Mayor Jamie Mayo

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MYARKLAMISS.COM - 2018-08-15 13:29:32

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


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


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.


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.


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.


City of West Monroe names code enforcement head, GIS coordinator

Randy Duke is the city's GIS Coordinator. GIS, or Geographical Information Systems, is a framework for gathering, managing and analyzing data. In this role, Duke will be responsible for organizing layers of information that will provide insights into data such as patterns and relationships.