An emergency blood drive is being held at Glenwood Medical Mall, Suite 400, from 1-6 p.m. Wednesday, April 1.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
200314-N-EJ940-1041 ARABIAN SEA (March 14, 2020) Chief Logistics Specialist Chad Bechhold, from East Grand Forks, Minnesota, left, and Aviation Ordnanceman 3rd Class Sarah Caldwell, from West Monroe, Louisiana, look at power drawings, in the Maintenance Support Center of the aircraft carrier…
Beginning Tuesday, March 17, Ouachita Parish School Board will be providing breakfast/lunch meals for anyone 18 and under. Those meals can be obtained from 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at one of the following school locations free of charge. Meals will not be available during the scheduled Spring B…
Gov. John Bel Edwards announced today a series of significant measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in Louisiana, including a 50-person limit on all gatherings.
Due to community spread of the novel coronavirus in New Orleans, and in response to the need for social distancing across the state, the Louisiana Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) is instituting 100% remote work in its Orleans Region offices, and transitioning to reduced wo…
After securing waivers from the federal government that enable schools to serve meals to all children age 18 and younger regardless of their location and income during the extended school closure period, the Louisiana Department of Education (LDOE) today published a parish-by-parish list of …
Louisiana Secretary of State Kyle Ardoin hopes to acquire electronic voting machines that also record votes on paper, though he said this year’s elections will be secure even without a paper trail.
Louisiana Right to Life, the state's largest pro-life lobby, recently leased a billboard on the property of Hope Medical Group for Women on Kings Highway in Shreveport to send what the pro-life lobby called a life-affirming message to those entering the facility.
The University of Louisiana Monroe and ULM Foundation will formally name the David and Sharon Turrentine School of Management in the College of Business and Social Sciences at 4 p.m. on Wednesday, March 11, in The Terrace on the seventh floor of the ULM Library.
BATON ROUGE – Gov. John Bel Edwards chimed in on the state Legislature's plans to lower auto insurance premiums during the regular legislative sesssion that began Monday.
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