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

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says nicotine vaping devices are the reasons there is a spike in teenage tobacco users.



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 ...



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.



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.



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.



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.



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.



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

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



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 Board raises stipend for tennis, volleyball coach  The Franklin Sun

The Ouachita Parish School Board signed off on raising stipends for tennis and volleyball coaches earlier this week in light of more robust participation in the two ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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!



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!



Injured West Ouachita player airlifted from field  Monroe News Star

A West Ouachita football player was injured Friday during a football game with the Bastrop Rams. The player has been identified as Jakobe Holland, who was ...



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 ...



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.



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.



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 ...



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.



Ouachita school board approves office move  Monroe News Star

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



Middleton named head coach at West Ouachita  Monroe News Star

Prairie View Academy coach Matt Middleton was introduced as the next football coach at West Ouachita High School on Wednesday.



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 State Police Troop F names a new commander  MyArkLaMiss

Captain John Peters will head Troop F due to Captain Tommy Lewis' retirement.



Colvin relishes return to Sterlington backfield  Monroe News Star

Sterlington's senior tailback ready for productive 2018.



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.



District Reservation(s): Neville opens 2-4A slate at West Ouachita  Monroe News Star

The Neville Tigers step into district play for this first time on Friday at West Ouachita. Better late than never right? The politics of redistricting left District 2-4A with ...



Students named to WMWO Chamber Board of Directors  Knoe.com

The West Monroe-West Ouachita Chamber of Commerce has announced that four student board members from West Monroe and West Ouachita High Schools ...



Thibodaux girls end West Monroe's season  Monroe News Star

The 16th-seeded West Monroe Lady Rebels battled to the final whistle as the Lady Rebels' season came to an end with a 51-42 Class 5A first round girls' ...



West Ouachita introduces Daniel Dalleo as new boys hoops coach  Monroe News Star

West Ouachita High School announced Mangham assistant coach and former Epps head coach Daniel Dalleo as the school's new boys head basketball coach.



West Monroe stadium to get upgrade  Monroe News Star

Plans for renovations to Rebel Stadium at West Monroe High School are moving forward with construction expected to begin following the final home game of ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Neville takes first game of series with West Ouachita  Monroe News Star

The Neville Tigers scored three runs in the top of the seventh and held on in the bottom half of the inning to claim a 7-5 victory over the West Ouachita Chiefs in ...



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.



North/South Softball Tournament returns to Twin Cities  Monroe News Star

With the playoffs two weeks away, the 2016 North/South Softball Tournament returns to northeast Louisiana to continue one of the state's top tournaments of ...



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 ...



West Ouachita coach Pender retires  Monroe News Star

Pender retires after decades on the sideline at several area schools.



Incoming throwers look to fill out roster  nsudemons.com

NATCHITOCHES -- Louisiana natives make up five of six new throwers for Northwestern State as the track and field program wraps up the 2018 recruiting class, ...



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 ...



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.



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.



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.



1 of 3 tornadoes that hit Louisiana last Monday was on ground for 9 miles  The Times-Picayune - NOLA.com

The most severe of the twisters, which stayed on the ground for nine miles, started at 11:16 a.m. west of the West Monroe city limits.



Viator building walk-on program at ULM  Monroe News Star

ULM envisions having the same success with walk-ons Viator enjoyed at McNeese State.



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, ...



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.



Christmas parade float contest awards announced  Monroe News Star

The Kiwanis Club of West Monroe Christmas Parade sponsored by Origin Bank rolled through downtown West Monroe on December 17. Floats were decorated ...



ULM hosts annual math competition for regional high schools  ULM NewsCenter

MONROE, La. — The Mathematics Program in the College of Arts, Education, and Sciences hosted the 2016 ULM High School Mathematics Competition on Dec ...



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.



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 ...



Deer Creek Harvest Revival sparks long-awaited decision  The Baptist Message

Brian Blackwell, Message Staff Writer. WINNSBORO – For three years, Zach Smith planted Gospel seeds in the life of his father-in-law, Frank Knox, with the ...



Oaks-White  Monroe News Star

Mr. and Mrs. Emerson Etherige Oaks IV of Calhoun, Louisiana, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter Kristen Oaks to Landon White, son of ...



ULM announces winners of Region III social studies fair  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 ...



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 ...



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.



Spirit of the Band marching competition set for Saturday  Bastrop Daily Enterprise

Beekman, Bastrop and host Sterlington are among the 10 bands scheduled to perform Saturday at Sterlington High School.



Ruston's Billy Laird dies  Monroe News Star

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



Shreveport school excels in national competition  USA TODAY High School Sports

Southwood High School's Symphonic Winds receives high honors at competition in Atlanta, Georgia. The Southwood Symphonic Winds, conducted by band ...



Adam Clampit, Anja Elias dedicated to improving lives  Monroe News Star

When Adam Clampit was a child, he wanted to be a rodeo cowboy; he was fascinated by the competition and excitement. Now a 29-year-old registered nurse at ...



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.



St. Frederick shuts out Alexandia Senior High  Monroe News Star

St. Frederick head baseball coach Joey Lee knew exactly that his Class 1A St. Frederick Warriors were facing a tall order as they prepared to face Class 5A's ...



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 ...



District 2-4A Track Results  Bastrop Daily Enterprise

Thursday, April 24, 2014. At West Ouachita High School. Girls Team Scores: West Ouachita 118, Bastrop 113, Neville 91, Wossman 41. Boys Team Scores: West ...



Meet the Northwestern State signees  Shreveport Times

NSU Demon Football Class of 2016 – signee bios. Quadry Antoine, LB, 5-10, 225, Belle Chasse, LA-Belle Chasse HS (Mississippi State). Will be a graduate ...



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