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  1. Meeting to discuss I-20 east end economic updateRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | KNOE-TV Monroe

    ... end of the I-20 is a place that has been lost and needs to be found. "We have small number you can't compare them to Monroe or West Monroe, but the small towns we have to fight for everything we get and that's one of the reasons we wanting to come ...


  2. One dead in WM shooting, OPSO on sceneRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The News-Star

    One dead in WM shooting, OPSO on scene There are two victims in the incident. Check out this story on One victim is dead and another has been taken to the hospital in serious condition after a shooting earlier this evening in West Monroe.


  3. ALERT: BREAKING: OPSO working a shooting in West MonroeRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | KNOE-TV Monroe

    BREAKING: The Ouachita Parish Sheriff's Office has just confirmed they are on the scene of a shooting on Lou Drive in West Monroe in the Hillside Subdivision.


  4. Retired veteran looks to join ranks of Monroe policeRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | The News-Star

    Retired veteran looks to join ranks of Monroe police James Whitfield decided retired life wasn't for him; looks to become officer at 45 Check out this story on At age 45, James Whitfield trains to become a Monroe Police Officer. He is the oldest cadet the department has trained, but supervisors say he is outpacing cadets half his age.


  5. Wingspan in Monroe puts more than 100 employees on 60 day noticeRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | KNOE-TV Monroe

    Wingspan in Monroe confirms that more than 100 employees have been given 60 day notice. In a news release below, Wingspan notes it does not have enough on-going projects to support it current staff size.


  6. Wingspan lays off 100; another call center lookingRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | The News-Star

    Wingspan lays off 100; another call center looking It's unclear how many, if any, Wingspan employees will remain in Monroe. Check out this story on More Wingspan employees in Monroe were issued layoff notices from the company this week, but the city's economic development officer said another unidentified call center company has made inquiries about locating an operation in Monroe.


  7. Restaurant plays on Cajun vibe; famous Trappey nameRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | The News-Star

    Restaurant plays on Cajun vibe, famous Trappey name Trapp's restaurant will open on the Ouachita riverbank in West Monroe March 16. Check out this story on Joey Trappey, left, and Gus Campbell pose for a photograph at Trapp's in West Monroe. Campbell renovated the former Bayles Landing on the Ouachita River and convinced Trappey to open a restaurant there.


  8. Netrality Properties Enters Into Agreement With CenturyLink to...Read the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Market Wire

    ... mpany also offers advanced entertainment services under the CenturyLink Prism TV and DIRECTV brands. Headquartered in Monroe, La., CenturyLink is an S&P 500 company and is included among the Fortune 500 list of America's largest corporations.


  9. Army investigating death of West Monroe soldierRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KNOE-TV Monroe

    There are new developments in the death of a soldier from West Monroe. A Fort Bliss spokesperson has confirmed the Army is investigating the death of Private First Class Bailey Swaggart.


  10. Jimmy Fallon is just AwesomeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | K99FM

    I 'm from Greenwood, MS originally. I graduated from Greenwood High School, Go Bulldogs! I lived in Monroe, LA for a number of years and also in Jackson, MS.


  11. West Monroe auto body businessman running for insurance commissionerRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | KNOE-TV Monroe

    West Monroe businessman, Matt Parker, has announced his candidacy to unseat longtime Insurance Commissioner Jim Donelon in the October, 2015 election. "The present Insurance Commissioner has received over one million dollars in campaign contributions from the insurance industry," Parker said in a media release, "and we, the consumers, pay for it every time we pay our insurance premiums."


  12. Attorney: Ruston-Monroe dentist to plead not guiltyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 2 | The News-Star

    Attorney: Ruston-Monroe dentist to plead not guilty Jesse Roberts III was indicted on federal conspiracy and securities fraud Check out this story on A dentist who practices in Ruston and Monroe will plead not guilty to insider trading charges when he's arraigned in federal court in Baton Rouge on March 27, his attorney said Monday. federal conspiracy and securities fraud charges after the government said he was tipped off on nonpublic information by his brother-in-law Scott Zeringue, a former executive with The Shaw Group before that company's merger.


  13. West Monroe soldier laid to restRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 1 | KNOE-TV Monroe

    A West Monroe solider who died in Kenya was laid to rest today by family and friends. The body of PFC Bailey Swaggart was flown into the Monroe Regional Airport on Friday.


  14. House editorial: Asserting legislative authorityRead the original story

    Sunday Mar 1 | Post Register

    ... It did not matter that Syringa is a homegrown Idaho company and CenturyLink's corporate headquarters are in Monroe, La. The Post Register's Bryan Clark lifted the lid on this scandal last week, detailing Gwartney's threats to Syringa and the ...


  15. Parade brings reminder of black historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 28 | KNOE-TV Monroe

    Saturday is the last day of February, and the last day of Black History month. People across Monroe came to celebrate history and heritage in a morning parade through the downtown area.


  16. Building blocks for learningRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 28 | KNOE-TV Monroe

    Childcare providers in Monroe are getting a lesson on the importance of playtime in child development. The Children's Coalition of Monroe offered classes Saturday on promoting mental and physical growth in children, one of which is the importance of playing with building blocks.


  17. Black History Parade rolls in MonroeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 28 | The News-Star

    Black History Parade rolls in Monroe The 34th Renaissance Movement Committee Black History Parade rolls through downtown Monroe on Saturday.


  18. Heart to Home Christian Women's Conference Becomes Heartfelt...Read the original story

    Saturday Feb 28 | PRWeb

    Heart to Home Ministry held their inaugural conference in Monroe, La on Feb. 6-7 at the Monroe Civic Center where more than 2000 Christian women packed the conference center of this women's conference about multi-generational mentoring. Founder, Dr. Joneal Kirby unveiled the new name of the ministry, Heartfelt Ministries.


  19. Duck Commander gets candid in MontgomeryRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | WTVM

    ... says the compassion of Christ works in the 21st century. The group is partnering with the Robertson's church in West Monroe Louisiana, bringing concepts that work in the River Region back to Duck Commander territory.


  20. West Monroe man is accused of sexually charged communications with minorRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | KNOE-TV Monroe

    Friday, members of the Ouachita Parish Sheriff's Office Special Victims Unit, the Louisiana State Police, and the FBI Crimes Against Children Task Force executed a search warrant of a residence in West Monroe.


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