• 0

West Monroe police arrested a West Monroe woman on suspicion of armed robbery last Saturday after authorities received an armed robbery complaint from Riverbend Drive.

  • 1

Ouachita Parish sheriff's deputies arrested a Monroe man for theft of a motor vehicle on Sunday after a complainant reported finding his 2004 Nissan Xterra missing from the carport.

  • 0

A federal judge has sentenced a 37-year old Monroe resident to 42 years in prison following his convictions for conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute methamphetamine, and possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine and phencyclidine (PCP), announced U.S. Attorney David Jos…

  • 0

Delhi farmer Thomas “Tommy” Dickerson was sentenced last week to 10 years in federal prison for lying to more than seven financial institutions, insurance providers and government entities so he could steal more than $18 million.

  • 0

A Monroe couple was sentenced to 69 years collectively in prison for robbing three financial institutions at gunpoint and for multiple firearms violations, announced U.S. Attorney David Joseph’s office.

top story
  • 0

Monroe Mayor Jamie Mayo says the accusations that he was involved in purposefully turning off the air conditioning or depriving attendees of concession stand goods during President Trump’s rally at the Monroe Civic Center last week are false and politicized.

  • 0

A task force is looking into whether Louisiana should establish a “business court,” which they say could become a selling point for companies considering a move to the state.

top story
  • 0

Nearly 21,000 people from Ouachita Parish participated in early voting for the Nov. 16 general election to be held Saturday, according to the Secretary of State’s office.

  • 0

The U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Louisiana recently launched the Northwest Louisiana Human Trafficking Task Force to incorporate a victim-centered approach to prosecuting criminals.

  • 0

The Children’s Advocacy Center of Northeast Louisiana has been awarded accreditation by National Children’s Alliance following an extensive application and site review process. As the accrediting agency for Children’s Advocacy Centers (CAC) across the country, National Children’s Alliance aw…

  • 0

A state official on Tuesday suggested Louisiana should enact stricter home construction standards to mitigate flood risk, but an industry representative said that would make houses unaffordable for the middle class.

  • 0

Aaron Mitchell Adcock, 42, of Rayville, was sentenced last week by U.S. District Judge Terry Doughty, to two years in prison for possession with intent to distribute marijuana and five years in prison for possession of a firearm in furtherance of drug trafficking, to run consecutively.

top story
  • 2

The West Monroe police officer accused of sharing a homemade sex video will stand trial for a felony revenge porn offense next week though text messages recently obtained by The Ouachita Citizen show a West Monroe High School teacher admitting guilt for widely sharing the video or images from it.

  • 0

The Ouachita Parish Sheriff’s Office recently recovered the body of Justin Dilmore, 31, of Monroe, from Bayou DeSiard.

  • 0

Ouachita Parish sheriff's deputies arrested a West Monroe man on suspicion of resisting arrest and possession of methamphetamine last week after authorities learned of a 911 hang-up call on Ervin Cotton Road.

top story
  • 0

Supporters of President Donald Trump’s re-election campaign fixed large Trump/Pence 2020 flags to wooden house flag poles and PVC pipes outside the Monroe Civic Center Tuesday as they prepared to wait in line for the president’s rally Wednesday night.

  • 0

The Ouachita Parish Women’s Republican Club elected a new club president and other officers to serve a two-year term leading the group’s educational and political activist programs.

  • 0

Monroe City Schools has completed its replacement of every desktop computer in the school system in light of a cyber-attack in July that afflicted several school systems.

  • 0

First Horizon National Corp. and IberiaBank Corporation recently announced reaching a definitive agreement under which the companies will combine in an all-stock merger of equals.

  • 0

In recognition of National Diabetes Awareness Month, throughout the month of November, Louisiana Healthcare Connections is promoting awareness of, and education about, diabetes in Louisiana.

  • 0

Ouachita Parish sheriff's deputies arrested a Calhoun woman on suspicion of possession of heroin with intent to distribute last week after authorities stopped the suspect's vehicle for a traffic violation.

top story
  • 0

The cities of Monroe and West Monroe are teaming up to provide Christmas events for citizens on Dec. 7 for what will be Twin Cities Christmas Festival Day.

top story
  • 0

President Donald Trump called on voters in northern Louisiana to vote for Baton Rouge businessman Eddie Rispone in the Nov. 16 gubernatorial election to replace the “radical, liberal Democrat” Gov. John Bel Edwards campaigning for re-election.

  • 0

Ouachita Parish sheriff's deputies arrested a Monroe man on suspicion of disturbing the peace through drunkenness last Saturday after authorities learned of a naked man tearing up a chicken coop on West Olive Street.

NEWS

SPORTS