An emergency blood drive is being held at Glenwood Medical Mall, Suite 400, from 1-6 p.m. Wednesday, April 1.
Ouachita Parish sheriff's deputies arrested a West Monroe man on several charges including battery of a police officer last week after authorities learned the suspect tried to enter a home on James Cummings Road without permission.
U.S. Senators Bill Cassidy, M.D. (R-LA), Doug Jones (D-AL), Steve Daines (R-MT) and Tina Smith (D-MN) recently introduced legislation to require private health insurance plans to cover treatments or vaccines for the novel coronavirus, or COVID-19, with no cost sharing.
Ouachita Parish sheriff's deputies arrested a West Monroe man on suspicion of stalking and criminal trespass last week after authorities learned the suspect had approached his ex-girlfriend's house and screamed obscenities and threats toward her.
The state Department of Health issued new healthcare facility guidelines last week postponing all medical and surgical procedures unless the procedures are to treat an "emergency medical condition" as defined by the notice.
Businesses have additional time to file returns due this month for sales and excise taxes collected by the Louisiana Department of Revenue (LDR).
West Monroe police arrested a West Monroe on suspicion of aggravated assault last week in connection to a battery and assault incident.
A federal jury in Shreveport convicted a Shreveport man earlier this month on robbery and gun charges for his participation in five at-gunpoint robberies in Shreveport and one in Marshall, Texas.
Some people are concerned that pets can catch or spread the novel coronavirus, or COVID-19. To this point, research has shown no evidence that pets can spread the disease to other animals or to humans, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Protection and other human and animal hea…
Associated British Ports (ABP) and Drax received and unloaded the largest shipment of sustainable biomass to arrive at the Port of Immingham in the UK’s Humber region earlier this week, marking an important milestone for the port and the energy company.
Monroe police arrested a Monroe man on suspicion of aggravated battery last week after learning the suspect got into a fight with another person and stabbed them.
The public is urged to report suspected fraud schemes related to COVID-19 (the Coronavirus) by calling the National Center for Disaster Fraud (NCDF) hotline at 1-866-720-5721 or to the NCDF e-mail address email@example.com.
Ouachita Parish sheriff's deputies arrested a homeless man from Eros on several charges including theft of a motor vehicle last week after authorities received a complaint about a stolen all-terrain vehicle, or ATV.
The Second Circuit Court of Appeal in Shreveport recently upheld a 25-year sentence for a man convicted of robbing a woman at gunpoint when she tried to withdraw funds from an automated teller machine in West Monroe in 2014.
Monroe Fire Chief Terry Williams says his department will no longer answer emergency medical services, or EMS, calls during the COVID-19 outbreak because of the risk of exposure to his first responders.
The state’s restrictions on business operations in response to the COVID-19 outbreak have chomped away at the sales of many local restaurants, though some restaurants have tried to salvage their businesses with delivery or curbside pick-up.
Local businesses that have not already shuttered say they still have bills piling up and employees to pay in spite of Gov. John Bel Edwards’ recent restrictions in response to the COVID-19 outbreak.
In defense of a budget not accounting for a potential decline in sales tax collections in light of the COVID-19 outbreak, Mayor Jamie Mayo chided Monroe City Councilman Doug Harvey for asking questions during a public meeting Tuesday night.
Glenwood Regional Medical Center in West Monroe recently transformed an isolated patient care floor into a dedicated care unit to treat people with symptoms of COVID-19 or people confirmed to have the disease.
The Ouachita Parish Police Jury signed off on a measure allowing the Caples Water District to incur up to $1.6 million in debt through tax revenue bonds.
In response to Gov. John Bel Edwards’ executive order issued on Sunday, the city of West Monroe has closed City Hall to the public while assuring residents that the city’s offices and programs will continue to operate.
Troopers from Louisiana State Police Troop F began investigating a single-vehicle, fatal crash just west of Delhi on US Hwy 80 on March 20 after 5:30 p.m.
Monroe police arrested a Monroe woman on suspicion of simple burglary last week after authorities learned of a break-in and theft of an Apple iPhone.
Monroe police arrested a Monroe man on suspicion of aggravated battery last week after authorities learned of a domestic disturbance at a home on Davis Drive.
The Sterlington Town Council canceled its regular meeting, originally scheduled to be streamed live on Facebook on Tuesday evening, after learning Sterlington Mayor Caesar Velasqeuz had possibly been exposed to COVID-19.
Ouachita Parish sheriff's deputies arrested a West Monroe woman for criminal trespass and obstruction of a public passage last week after authorities received a complaint about the suspect rummaging through mailboxes and sitting in a roadway.
Ouachita Parish sheriff's deputies arrested a West Monroe man and Calhoun woman on suspicion of simple burglary last week after authorities learned of several burglaries at Plunk's Truck Parts & Equipment in West Monroe.
Gov. John Bel Edwards issued a "Safer at Home" order Sunday afternoon, directing all Louisiana residents to shelter at home and limit movements outside of their homes beyond essential needs.
Gov. John Bel Edwards will join health experts and members of his administration on Monday for a live statewide discussion on Louisiana’s response to COVID-19.
Monroe police arrested a homeless man in Monroe last week after authorities learned of a drunk man throwing beer cans around a local business.
New models show Louisiana’s COVID-19 cases could overwhelm the state’s capacity to care for those patients within seven to 10 days without more support from the federal government, Gov. John Bel Edwards said Thursday.
During confusing and concerning times, Kilpatrick Funeral Homes is following all guidelines from the CDC, national and state funeral associations, and local and state emergency services.
Out of concern for the health and safety of Ouachita Parish Public Library patrons and staff, all branches will close temporarily to the public at the end of regular business hours on Thursday, March 19 until April 13.
Monroe police arrested a West Monroe man for aggravated battery and aggravated assault last week after authorities learned of a disturbance at a house on East Olive Street in West Monroe.
Ouachita Parish Sheriff Jay Russell says many false rumors are circulating in Ouachita Parish and across the state amid the COVID-19 outbreak.
Ouachita Parish sheriff's deputies arrested a Monroe man on several drug charges including possession of crack cocaine with intent to distribute last week after authorities observed the suspect make a “hand to hand” transaction with another person.
With the everchanging situations in our healthcare environment and governmental mandates, locally to nationwide, Mulhearn Funeral Home is closely monitoring developments and adjusting our professional services to accommodate the safety of the families we serve, the public and our staff members.
Ouachita Parish and other parts of northeastern Louisiana could finally be included in a legislative package redirecting excess litigation damages from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill to area infrastructure projects.
The University of Louisiana-Monroe presidential search committee agreed last week to seek applications for the position of ULM president as the first step toward naming Nick Bruno’s successor by May 18.
The suspension of courtroom activity at Fourth Judicial District Court because of an outbreak of COVID-19 should not impair the judicial system, though the closure’s economic effect remains unknown, law enforcement officials say.
Hearings and trial dates for two former city of Monroe employees accused of public payroll fraud have been reset more than 30 times since 2013, court records show.
A group of Swartz residents say their back yards are falling into a parish canal because of erosion, though Ouachita Parish officials say little to nothing can be done about the matter.
The Town of Sterlington Mayor’s Court and the Town Prosecuting Attorney will hold a one-month Warrant and Ticket Amnesty Program for persons with outstanding warrants and tickets. \
The Second Circuit Court of Appeal in Shreveport recently reversed a ruling by Monroe City Court Judge Jefferson “Jeff” Joyce after the judge awarded $3,500 to a Monroe woman who sued her ex-husband for extreme mental and emotional abuse.
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- OPSO: West Monroe woman rummaging through mailboxes, looking for her friend
- No COVID-19 cases in Franklin as of March 24
- West Monroe man, Calhoun woman accused of stealing $2,500 in metal items from Plunk's
- Four COVID-19 cases reported in Franklin Parish by LDH
- Michael Reagan: China lied, people died
- Monroe abandons medical emergency calls
- West Monroe man accused of sending ex-girlfriend death threat, video of him shooting
- WMPD arrest West Monroe man accused of threatening to shoot victim
- Monroe man accused of stabbing victim with gold, silver knife
- OPSO arrests Eros man for stealing ATV
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