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Unrestrained man killed in single-vehicle crash near West Ouachita High School, driver injured  MyArkLaMiss

(7/4/19) WEST MONROE, La. — A single vehicle crash has claimed the life of one West Monroe man and injured another. According to Louisiana State Police, ...



Battle fought on "daily basis," West Ouachita High School trying to stop vaping epidemic  Knoe.com

OUACHITA PARISH, La. (KNOE) - West Ouachita school officials say vaping has become a big problem in schools across the area. Students are now sneaking ...



Carlson throws no-hitter, sends West Ouachita back to Sulphur  The Franklin Sun

A return trip to Sulphur became more challenging for softball clubs this season with the quarterfinals being played at higher seeds' sites rather than Sulphur.



West Ouachita HS juvenile facing hate crime over noose  Knoe.com

According to the Ouachita Parish Sheriff's office, a juvenile was arrested on September 14th for Battery under the Louisiana Hate Crime Statute. Officers say the ...



West Ouachita High School honors Purple Heart recipients while raising funds for the school choir  MyArkLaMiss

West Ouachita High School held a fundraiser today for their school's choir, but they did it in a way that also honors Purple Heart recipients.



West Ouachita High School teacher putting on prom for people with special needs  Knoe.com

OUACHITA PARISH, La, (KNOE) - Dawn Stanfield is a special needs teacher at West Ouachita High School. Her group, called "My Feet Your Dream" is hosting ...



Meet the Ouachita Parish Students of the Year  Monroe News Star

Ouachita Parish Schools celebrated 34 students at the annual Student of the Year Celebration Luncheon.



Update: Human remains found in west Ouachita ID'd as man missing since 2010  Monroe News Star

Skeletal remains found by the Ouachita Parish Sheriff's Office on Caples Road Sunday have been identified.



NELA Signing Day roundup  Monroe News Star

A jam-packed crowd inside the Don Shows Field House celebrated four West Monroe Rebels who will continue their football careers at the collegiate level.



Louisiana school performance grades: Search here for your school's score  Knoe.com

These schools top the list in the Monroe/West Monroe area.



Zach Watson wins another Gold Glove Award  247Sports

LSU junior centerfielder Zach Watson was named as one of three outfielders on the 2019 American Baseball Coaches Association Gold Glove team for NCAA ...



West Ouachita students ready to perform at Carnegie Hall  Knoe.com

The West Ouachita High School choir is getting ready to perform at Carnegie Hall Sunday with the National Festival Chorus.



Parish school enrollment continues decline | Local/State Headlines  The Franklin Sun

The Ouachita Parish School Board could realize a $2.9-million deficit in its general fund at the end of the current school year, mostly because of the loss of some ...



OPSB agrees to rebuild Boley at current site  The Franklin Sun

Destroyed by a fire a month ago, Boley Elementary School in West Monroe will be rebuilt on the same plot of land the school has occupied for decades.



Ouachita schools continuing sex ed to bring awareness to STDs  Knoe.com

OUACHITA PARISH, La. (KNOE) - With sexually transmitted diseases on the rise in Northeast Louisiana, educators are making sure they keep students aware.



Mom of two wants traffic light put in at ‘dangerous’ West Ouachita High School intersection  MyArkLaMiss

One mother worries every day she takes her child to and from West Ouachita Middle School. She says where Highway 546 meets 151 is dangerous, and ...



SCHOOL CRIBS: West Ouachita High School  Knoe.com

In our new series School Cribs, we're taking a look at some of the awesome, creative and innovative classrooms around the area.



Chance to win a custom painted guitar while helping out West Ouachita High’s art program  MyArkLaMiss

The West Ouachita High School art program designed and painted a custom guitar, that could be yours for only $1!



OPSO: Man kidnapped, robbed after stopping to help person lying beside roadway  Knoe.com

Authorities in Ouachita Parish, Louisiana, say three people have been arrested after a ploy that involved someone pretending to be injured near a roadway.



Grand jury indicts WM man for negligent homicide  The Franklin Sun

A Ouachita Parish grand jury indicted a West Monroe man on negligent homicide and three counts of negligent injury last week stemming from a May 7 wreck at ...



White student accused of putting noose around black classmate's neck at school  WDSU New Orleans

A white Louisiana teen accused of putting a noose around a black student's neck is facing hate crime charges. The victim's mother told The Monroe Free Press ...



Shannon Jordan wins Hixson Ford Golden Apple Teacher of the Week  Knoe.com

WEST MONROE, La. Shannon Jordan is this week's winner of the Hixson Ford Golden Apple Teacher of the Week Award!



Ouachita Parish Firefighters Battle House Fire in Richwood  MyArkLaMiss

Ouachita Parish Firefighters were busy this afternoon battling a house fire. It broke out around 4 p.m. in the 100 block of Vista Circle in Richwood.



UPDATE: Bomb threat causes evacuation at West Ouachita High School  Knoe.com

A Bomb Threat resulted in the evacuation of West Ouachita High School Wednesday afternoon. No bomb was found and police say they may have a suspect in ...



5 takeaways from Sterlington's win over West Ouachita  Monroe News Star

The Sterlington Panthers (1-0) racked up more than 500 yards offense en route to their 45-13 season-opening win over the West Ouachita Chiefs (0-1) before a ...



Hidden gun at WOHS leads to arrest | Crime  The Franklin Sun

Ouachita Parish sheriff's deputies arrested a Downsville man on suspicion of carrying a firearm on school property last week after authorities received reports of ...



Police: Monroe man faces 2nd degree murder charges  MyArkLaMiss

The Monroe Police Department arrested a local man accused of a murder that occurred on Feb. 23.



Ouachita school board approves office move  Monroe News Star

Offices will move to current Ouachita Parish Alternative Center in mid-2019.



UPDATE: Student bonds out on drug charges  Monroe News Star

Bond was set Wednesday at $10500 for a West Ouachita High School student facing multiple drug charges following a Tuesday arrest by LSP.



West Monroe woman accused of stealing cell phone from WOHS  The Franklin Sun

Ouachita Parish sheriff's deputies arrested a West Monroe woman on suspicion of stealing an iPhone from the front lobby at West Ouachita High School last ...



Burnette leaves Carroll with no regrets, several championships  Monroe News Star

Burnette is stepping down as Carroll boys basketball coach.



Zach Watson drafted by Orioles in third round  The Franklin Sun

BATON ROUGE – LSU junior center fielder Zach Watson was selected Tuesday on Day 2 of the 2019 MLB Draft. Watson was selected in the third round (pick No ...



Man accused of choking woman in Farmerville  MyArkLaMiss

Farmerville police arrested a New Orleans man for choking a woman until she almost passed out.



Lawyer filed motion to drop guilty plea because Richwood ex-guard was killed  MyArkLaMiss

A lawyer says a former prison guard was shot to death before he could be sentenced in an assault against handcuffed, kneeling inmates.



Colvin relishes return to Sterlington backfield  Monroe News Star

Sterlington's senior tailback ready for productive 2018.



West Ouachita senior overcomes tragic loss, leads team to 1-0 district start  The Franklin Sun

Saxton Becker is currently on the most extraordinary streak of his career, averaging 27 points per game since the Don Redden Tournament began Jan. 6.



Louisiana lawmakers add new regulations for abortion clinics  MyArkLaMiss

After passing one of the nation's strictest abortion bans, Louisiana lawmakers also passed new abortion clinic regulations that critics said would create additional ...



Caldwell Parish Sheriff’s looking for 15-year-old missing girl  MyArkLaMiss

The Caldwell Parish Sheriff's Office needs your help to find a missing teenager.



October: Rodents, roaches and dishes washed in the mop sink among restaurant woes  Monroe News Star

Safety information includes grocery stores, restaurants and other food *service* providers.



Louisiana State Police Troop F names a new commander  MyArkLaMiss

(7/10/2018) There is a new man heading Troop F here in Northeast Louisiana. Louisiana State Police announced Tuesday that Colonel Kevin Reeves has ...



Monroe Chamber recognizes Northeast Louisiana Top 20 Young Professionals  Monroe News Star

Tuesday evening, the Monroe Chamber of Commerce, the News-Star, the Northeast Louisiana Young Professionals, Origin Bank and Thomas and Farr Agency ...



Police: Woman arrested for stealing nearly $4K in perfume  MyArkLaMiss

The Monroe Police Department has arrested a woman accused of stealing nearly $4000 in perfume and cologne from a local store.



Ouachita Parish Schools name "Students of the Year"  Knoe.com

Ouachita Parish Schools announced winners of the 2016-2017 Students of the Year Awards. Elementary winner is Alli Beach. Middle school winner is Madison ...



Magnolia school district closed due to sickness  MyArkLaMiss

Sickness is closing Magnolia District schools today, and for the rest of this week.



West Ouachita High School Student Arrested for Drugs  MyArkLaMiss

A 17 year old West Ouachita High School student is accused of having drugs on campus.



Astros 2019 Draft Prospect: Speedy LSU Center Fielder Zach Watson  The Runner Sports

A speedster with a great eye and strength at the plate, LSU's Zach Watson seems like a prime target for the Houston Astros in the 2019 MLB Draft.



AR man refuses medical help after being shot because he didn’t want to lose his bicycle  MyArkLaMiss

There's one thing separating a man from going to a hospital after being shot Monday.



CenturyLink Foundation awards $1.4M in technology grants to schools  Monroe News Star

To enhance educational opportunities across the country, CenturyLink, Inc. is awarding $1.4 million to fund more than 330 projects as part of the CenturyLink ...



Louisiana teacher arrested for having sex with 13-year-old student  MyArkLaMiss

A Louisiana teacher accused of having sexual relations with a teenage girl is now behind bars.



Jussie Smollett, from victim to suspect  MyArkLaMiss

Empire actor and activist Jussie Smollett officially has turned from victim to suspect.



15 minutes with Byron Bailey  Monroe News Star

Byron Bailey is a Louisiana-raised man that has a passion for cuisine and coffee. He is the local owner of RoeLa Roaster where you can find some of the best ...



Deadline to register to vote for March 30th elections fast approaching  MyArkLaMiss

Secretary of State Kyle Ardoin is reminding Louisianians that the deadlines to register to vote in the March 30 Municipal Primary Election are fast approaching.



Court upholds life sentences for teen murderer  Monroe News Star

The 2nd Circuit Court of Appeal upheld a 4th Judicial District Court's decision to hold a teenaged killer in Angola for life without parole in what lead felony ...



Zach Watson Bio  LSUSports.net

2018 U.S. Collegiate National Team Member 2018 ABCA Gold Glove Team 2018 SEC All-Defensive Team 2017 Freshman All-American (Collegiate Baseball, ...



Pelosi invited President Trump to give State of the Union address  MyArkLaMiss

President Trump on Monday accepted House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's invitation to give the State of the Union address on February Fifth from the House Floor.



West Ouachita snaps ASH's 15 game win streak | The Ouachita Citizen  The Franklin Sun

The West Ouachita Chiefs (16-6, 3-0) could only muster two hits off Alexandria Senior High's sophomore pitcher Mathew Beck.



Jimbo Murphy named NELA Girls Coach of the Year  Monroe News Star

West Ouachita coach Jimbo Murphy wins All-NELA Big School Girls Coach of the Year.



CLOSER LOOK: West Monroe Teen Heads to Hollywood on 'American Idol'  MyArkLaMiss

We sat down with 18-year old Ricky Hendricks to see what his audition was like and how it feels to be heading to Hollywood on American Idol.



How Federico’s ‘stepkids’ brought pride back to ULM baseball  Monroe News Star

No longer haunted by history, ULM's seniors are having fun again.



WOHS Band Students Gear up for a Busy Marching Season  MyArkLaMiss

Some talented musicians are gearing up for a busy marching season this fall at West Ouachita High School. Their 2016 half-time show re-tells the story of a ...



4 candidates running for West Monroe Mayor  MyArkLaMiss

A total of four candidates have qualified to run in the race for West Monroe Mayor.



Cheerleading: Only for the wealthy?  The Daily Advertiser

Area cheerleading fees vary from $750 to $3500 per year.



ULM announces winners of Region III social studies fair | ULM University of Louisiana at Monroe  ULM NewsCenter

The University of Louisiana at Monroe hosted the 2014 Region III Social Studies Fair on Thursday, March 13 at Fant-Ewing Coliseum. Participants included ...



Bastrop remembers two fallen police officers  MyArkLaMiss

10 years later the City of Bastrop remembers one of the darkest hours in its recent history.



ULM alumna named World Language Teacher of the Year  Knoe.com

ULM alumna Bonnie Baxter is the 2015 World Language Teacher of the Year, named by the Louisiana Foreign Language Teachers' Association.



Food Bank of NELA hosts hurricane relief food drive  MyArkLaMiss

The Food Bank of NELA is holding a food and water drive to help our sister Food Bank in Houston and those affected by Hurricane Harvey.



West Ouachita teen secures American Idol golden ticket  Monroe News Star

West Ouachita High School senior Ricky Hendricks grabbed an American Idol golden ticket during his New Orleans audition sending him into the next round of ...



Local teen not selected in American Idol finals  Monroe News Star

Ricky Hendricks made top 40 but not the final 24 for American Idol competition.



A Modern-Day Johnny and June love story  Monroe News Star

“It all depends on how [he's] feeling…If we go back on the road, we will go together. I'll go where he goes, and he'll go where I go.” – June Carter Cash.



Ruston's Billy Laird dies  Monroe News Star

Laird was head coach at Ruston until 2013, staying on as athletic director.



6 Year Old Keaton Jones Found Dead in Lafayette  MyArkLaMiss

The search for six year old Keaton Jones has come to a tragic end.



Taylor Cormier weds Millard Conques | AcadiaParishToday.com  Crowley Post-Signal

RAYNE - A six o'clock evening wedding ceremony on Saturday, Dec. 2, 2017, united in marriage Taylor Mareé Cormier and Millard Leo Conques, both of Rayne ...



Defending the Rule of Law  Monroe News Star

Robert “Bob” Kostelka has never been one to be idle for long. Throughout his life, this man has filled every moment of every day with a zest for living that is the ...



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