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Illinois truck driver dies following crash in Morehouse Parish
BEEKMAN, La. (KNOE) - According to Louisiana State Police Troop F, an Illinois man has died following a single-vehicle crash that happened on Feb. 22 on US-425 near Pippen’s Road. LSP began investigating the crash shortly after 12 p.m. The preliminary investigation revealed that 39-year-old Derrick Mitchell was traveling...
Morehouse Parish man cited for hunting violations
A Morehouse Parish man was cited by the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries for alleged hunting violations on February 8.
City of Bastrop received $1M for local projects
BASTROP, La. (KTVE/KARD)– The City of Bastrop was awarded a $1,000,000 grant through the Louisiana Community Development Block Grant. According to Mayor Betty Alford-Olive, the grant is underway to correct problems associated with the overflows, inflow, and infiltration by rehabilitating the existing gravity flow collection system at the Unity Street lift station. According to Mayor […]
Gang-related investigation led by Monroe authorities has astounding results. Find out more
A two-and-a half-year-long investigation led to the seizure of almost 40 high-powered weapons and more than 125 gang-related arrests by authorities in Monroe and Ouachita Parish. 39 individuals linked to the YNN gang were identified, resulting in the arrests of 59 people associated with the organization. Similarly, authorities arrested 66...
MPD makes 125 arrests from two Monroe gangs in the span of two years
MONROE, La. (KNOE) - The Monroe Police Department announced Thursday (Feb. 22) that for two and a half years, they’ve made more than 100 gang-related arrests. The police have worked with agencies on a local, state and federal level to make a total of 125 arrests from two gangs in the city.
Former Carroll Coach to face more jail time after losing appeal
Fans and alumni have virtually abandoned Coach Druzon Quillen in his lonely fight against career-ending charges brought against him by the Franklin Parish Sheriff Kevin Cobb. The appeals court in a decision that has stirred controversy and debate within the local community, former Carroll High School coach Druzon Quillen may soon return to jail to serve the remainder of a 45-day sentence for battery against a police officer.
Monroe woman accused of stealing nearly $20K from handicapped victim; arrested
All subjects are presumed innocent until proven guilty. MONROE, La. (KTVE/KARD)– On February 8, 2024, a victim reported that over a two-and-a-half-year span, Sharmeke Johnson Byrd allegedly stole funds from their bank account. The victim allegedly reported that she suffered from several strokes, leaving her unable to physically take care of herself. According to authorities, […]
A Culinary Journey: The Top 4 Mexican Dining Spots in Monroe
This article presents a guide to four remarkable Mexican restaurants in Monroe. Have you had the chance to dine at any of these establishments yet? If you have, we'd love to hear your thoughts and experiences in the comments section below!
BOIL ADVISORY: Waterworks Number 1 in Morehouse Parish issues a boil advisory
MOREHOUSE PARISH, La. (KTVE/KARD)– The Waterworks No.1 water system has proclaimed a boil advisory on February 20, 2024. The boil advisory is set for customers in the Morehouse Parish area. The affected area is in the following locations:
Ouachita Parish authorities respond to house fire
MONROE, La. (KNOE) - On Feb. 22, around 3:15 p.m. the Monroe Fire Department received a call about a house fire on the 600 block of Benton Avenue near Jackson Street. Chief Fire Investigator Shabrodrick Jones said a neighbor noticed smoke coming from the home and called authorities. Jones said no one was home when the fire started.
Monroe City's State of the City airs March 3. Here's where you can watch
The City of Monroe will host its annual State of the City address March 3. Mayor Friday Ellis invites residents to tune in for updates on City projects and initiatives. ...
Citizens attend Meet and Greet with mayoral candidates running for office, City Council
MONROE, La. (KTVE/KARD) — The Harvey Benoit Community Center hosted a political forum to meet and greet the candidates running for local offices. There, dozens of citizens had the opportunity to get a closer look at their candidates and their plans to improve their communities. Former Monroe mayor Jamie...
Southern University recruits at Wossman High School
MONROE, La. (KNOE) - Southern University is hosting a recruitment roadshow across the state. They made a stop at Wossman High School Thursday night. Students from Madison High School also came out to learn all about what the HBCU has to offer. Some students were even awarded scholarships on the spot.
Monroe authorities seized nearly 40 military-grade firearms, conducted 125 gang arrests during lengthy investigation
MONROE, La. (KTVE/KARD) — On February 22, 2024, at 10:30 AM, the Monroe Police Department held a press conference at the Public Safety Center to discuss gang arrests in the area after a lengthy investigation. According to Monroe Police Chief Victor Zordan, Monroe Police, the Ouachita Parish Sheriff’s Office, and additional authorities have identified approximately […]
City of Monroe to host groundbreaking ceremony for the Parkview Street improvements project on February 26
MONROE, La. (KTVE/KARD) — On Monday, Feb. 26, 2024, at 4 p.m., Mayor Friday Ellis & the City of Monroe are excited to announce the groundbreaking ceremony for the Parkview Street Improvements Project, to be held at the intersection of Parkview Drive and East Street in the southwest corner of Benoit Recreation Center. The project […]
Monroe man arrested for 2019 fatal Hit & Run to be evaluated for sanity in pre-trial hearing
MONROE, La. (KTVE/KARD)—A Monroe man, who was charged with Negligent Homicide in 2019, is set to appear in court on April 30, 2024. On October 22, 2019, Monroe Police were called about a hit and run on Park Avenue and Eason Place. Upon arrival, officers found 15-year-old Ashley Dorsey had been struck by a white […]
Monroe City School Board enters private executive session to discuss investigation of allegations of misconduct
MONROE, La. (KTVE/KARD) — On Tuesday, February 20th, the Monroe City School Board held a special meeting to discuss multiple topics, including the investigative allegations of misconduct. During the public board meeting, all members of the board entered an executive session to discuss the investigative proceedings regarding allegations of...
Cooper, Shelling say parents complaining about Eureka math system
Eureka Math? If you’ve never heard of it by name, you may know it as the new way of doing math that is so frustrating that many parents can’t help their children at home. School Board members Betty Cooper and Brenda Shelling have raised the issue of the effectiveness of the new system of teaching math that is causing so many students to perform poorly in math in the city system.
Biedenharn Museum & Gardens' "Scripture Through Many Eyes" Art Exhibition
A United States Army Air Forces Staff Sgt. from Monroe has been accounted for by the Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency. Ouachita Parish Sheriff’s Office K-9 Daisy announces retirement. Ouachita Parish Sheriff’s Office K-9 Daisy announces retirement. Updated: Jan. 26, 2024 at 10:04 AM CST. Ouachita Parish Sheriff’s Office...
Woman dies after shooting at Lazarre Park
A man was arrested in Monroe on Feb. 18 after law enforcement officials received a report of a shooting at Lazarre Park earlier that day around 12:30 p.m.