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Golden Corral opens restaurant in West Monroe

WEST MONROE, La.- - (11/21/2017) A new buffet-style restaurant is now open in West Monroe. Tuesday was opening day at West Monroe's new Golden Corral. The restaurant opening is just In time for the holiday shopping season. Steve Helton is the General Manager of the West Monroe store, and his busines


Monroe police seeking persons of interest in Garden District vehicle burglary

MONROE, La. - Within the past week the Monroe Police Department has been investigating several vehicle burglaries in the Garden District area. One vehicle has been stolen during this time frame. The vehicle stolen is a 4-door 2011 gray Impala. During the course of the investigations, two persons of

MYARKLAMISS.COM - 2017-11-23 04:19:56

Christmas parade has new route

The 2017 Kiwanis Christmas Parade sponsored by Origin Bank will roll on Saturday, Dec. 2, 2017 at 3:30 p.m. The theme is "Throw Back Christmas," encompassing all the traditions and memories of Christmas Past. Float decorations will portray memorable, crazy and creative things from your Christmas Tra

HANNAPUB.COM - 2017-11-22 18:42:00

Locals deliver Thanksgiving plates to those in need

OUACHITA PARISH, La. (KNOE 8 News) - Some folks are giving up their own sit down Thanksgiving meal to meet the needs of others this year. Courtesy: KNOE 8 News Mt. Zion Baptist Church in West Monroe will be delivering Thanksgiving plates on Thursday, November 23rd starting at 8 a.m. Mt. Zion started

KNOE TV8 - 2017-11-23 15:16:00

Garden District burglaries: Persons of interest ID'd

Two persons of interest in recent burglaries in the Garden District have been identified by the Monroe Police Department. According to a department statement, the MPD has been investigating several vehicle burglaries and one car theft in the Garden District area over the past week. Police say that

NEWS-STAR - 2017-11-23 16:03:37

Staffer for Gov. Edwards resigns amid sexual harassment claims

BATON ROUGE, La. (WVLA) - An aide to Gov. John Bel Edwards has resigned, in the wake of emerging sexual misconduct allegations. Johnny Anderson, who served as Deputy Chief of Staff for Programs and Planning, left his post Wednesday afternoon. "We take these allegations very seriously," Deputy Chief

MYARKLAMISS.COM - 2017-11-23 14:06:26

Thanksgiving Weather Update - Thursday November 23rd

WEST MONROE, La - Happy Thanksgiving! It was a cold start to this Turkey Day and we are going to see a cool end to this day as well as lows dip down to near freezing. If you've got plans to head out for Black Friday shopping tonight or tomorrow morning expect the chilly conditions to come back afte

MYARKLAMISS.COM - 2017-11-23 22:55:01

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

SBP students explore higher education on 2017 college tour

This summer, 11 St. Bernard students participated in the school's first college tour. The tour, led by English Teacher Catie Yu Tiamco, included stops at Vanderbilt University, Belmont University, Washington University in St. Louis, The University of Notre Dame, Loyola University in Chicago, DePaul

CULLMAN TIMES - 2017-11-23 12:00:00

Alabama's Jordan Fisher wins Mirrorball trophy on 'Dancing with the Stars'

Alabama native Jordan Fisher won the title tonight on "Dancing with the Stars," earning the coveted Mirrorball trophy on the show's grand finale. Fisher, 23, an actor and singer from Birmingham, dominated Season 25 of the ABC reality series, performing a series of sparkling routines with his partne


Cool, dry weather stays around for the weekend, but rain is possible next week

It got cold again early Thursday morning; lows bottomed out as far down the thermometer as 20F in Russellville, 21F in Tuscumbia, and 27F in Huntsville. It was cold enough in Fayetteville for 'frost flowers:' ground moisture that freezes and expands up in formations like this one from Julie and Jeff

WHNT-TV - 2017-11-24 00:06:55

Franklin County man charged in residential burglary

RUSSELLVILLE - Authorities said a Franklin County man has been arrested in connection with a residential burglary after he admitted to breaking into the house then fighting with deputies. Sheriff Shannon Oliver said Jason Niord Dyar, 41, Colby Lane, Russellville, is charged with third-degree burglar

TIMES DAILY - 2017-11-22 15:38:00

Russellville councilman facing ethics investigation

(Source: WAFF) A Russellville police officer on suspension is back on the job again while an ethics investigation is underway for a city councilman. Officer Brett Evans' attorney said Evans pulled over a friend of Councilman Arthur Elliott on Nov. 6., and that Elliott then asked Evans to "cut him a


Russellville man indicted for child abuse

RUSSELLVILLE - A man has been indicted after he was accused of kicking his 1-year-old son in the ear. Evan Dale Bryant, 31, 165 Joann Ave., Russellville, has been indicted on charges of child abuse, second-degree possession of marijuana and endangering the welfare of a child. The indictments were is


'It just blows my mind': Russellville mom arrested after 2 children found covered in feces

A Russellville mother was arrested after her two children were seen covered in feces and wondering around a trailer park alone, the Franklin County Sheriff's Office said. Lauren Greaves, 21, was charged with two counts of child abuse on Friday and was taken into custody at Payne Creek Village Mobile


Russellville man pleads guilty to breaking into hospital

RUSSELLVILLE - A man whom police said burglarized a Russellville residence and the Russellville Hospital has pleaded guilty to burglary. Franklin County officials said Jared Chase Dollar, 31, 1075 City Lake Drive, Russellville, pleaded guilty to third-degree burglary and was sentenced to 13 years in


Elks Lodge hosts annual Thanksgiving dinner

People walking into the Elks Lodge in Oneonta on Thursday afternoon were met with a line of smiling faces. The hall was filled with tables dressed in white tablecloths, centerpieces of wicker cornucopias and baskets bursting with orange and yellow flowers, pine cones and autumn leaves. To the right,

DAILY STAR - 2017-11-24 00:52:58

Man accused of felony stabbing

A Worcester man has been charged with felony assault, Oneonta city police said Tuesday. Dustin Robinson, 35, was charged Nov. 10 with second-degree assault and criminal possession of a weapon, a 4-inch folding knife, said Chief Douglas Brenner. Robinson was arguing with a woman at about 1 a.m. Nov.

DAILY STAR - 2017-11-24 00:19:54

Otsego County 2018 budget has small tax increase

The tentative 2018 budget for Otsego County has been released. Outgoing Otsego County Treasurer Dan Crowell said the $110,271,089 proposal calls for a $11,407,756 tax levy, which reflects a 0.07 percent increase from the 2017 levy. The tentative plan estimates revenues, transfers, fund balance and r


Bruce Scofield, Schenevus; Enjoyed Active Retirement After GE Career

Bruce Scofield SCHENEVUS - Bruce Charles Scofield, 67, a 38-year employee of General Electric, passed away at home with his family by his side on Nov. 19, 2017. Bruce was born Oct. 11, 1950, in Cooperstown, the son of Charles D. and Isabel R. (Davis) Scofield. He was a life-long resident of Schenevu