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Monroe Fire Department responds to vacant structure fire

MONROE, La. (KTVE/KARD) — On Sunday, July 3, 2022, the Monroe Fire Department shared a Facebook post about a fire it responded to. According to the post, Monroe Fire Department responded to a vacant structure fire in the 1900 Block of South Grand Street. The cause of the fire is under investigation.
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City of Monroe ends 2nd Annual Downtown Block Party with fireworks and live music

MONROE, La. (KNOE) - The City of Monroe hosted its 2nd Annual Downtown Block Party all day Saturday. The event lasted from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Saturday, July 2, 2022 featuring live music, food trucks, local makers and additional activities. Hundreds of people gathered at the River Market in Monroe beginning at 7 p.m. for live bands, tasty food and to get the best view of the fireworks on the river that started right at 9 p.m.
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Downtown Billiards takes on its Inaugural Rib Cook-Off

MONROE, La. (KNOE) - The City of Monroe kicked off its 2nd Annual Downtown Block Party with several events on Saturday, and the Inaugural Rib Cook-Off at Downtown Billiards in Monroe was one of them. A lot of cooking took place at the night bar beginning at 8 a.m. on...
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What’s Your Story? Crocs save local teen from tragedy

MONROE, La. (KNOE) - JP Ditta recently survived a scary situation on the Ouachita River. In this edition of “What’s Your Story”, award-winning feature writer Aaron Dietrich tells the story of how a pair of crocs and quick-thinking saved a local teen’s life.
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KNOE Saturday Evening Forecast with Meteorologist Margo Altshuler

Life Church WM hosts Community Block Party, partners with Boys and Girls Club of West Monroe. Life Church WM hosts Community Block Party, partners with Boys and Girls Club of West Monroe. Updated: 4 hours ago. Downtown Billiards takes on its Inaugural Rib Cook-Off City of Monroe ends 2nd Annual...
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Former Police Officer in Louisiana Pleads Guilty to Civil Rights Charge for Using Excessive Force

Police Officer in Louisiana Pleads Guilty to Civil Rights Charge for Using Excessive Force. Louisiana – On July 1, 2022, Jared Preston Desadier, 44, of Monroe, Louisiana, pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge Elizabeth E. Foote to a charge of deprivation of rights under color of law, announced Assistant Attorney General Kristen Clarke of the Justice Department’s Civil Rights Division; U.S. Attorney Brandon B. Brown of the Western District of Louisiana; and Special Agent in Charge Douglas A. Williams of the FBI New Orleans Field Office.
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Monroe drive-by shooting leads to the arrest of alleged suspect, five children inside of vehicle during the incident

Disclaimer: All persons are presumed innocent until proven guilty. MONROE, La. (KTVE/KARD)— On June 23, deputies of the Ouachita Parish Sheriff’s Office responded to a drive-by shooting on the 1900 block of Martin Luther King Drive at Steve’s Smoker’s Paradise. Once authorities arrived at the scene, they spoke with the victims of the shooting. According […]
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Alice Wallace sworn in as Winnsboro’s first female Mayor

Winnsboro, La. (KNOE) - Winnsboro’s first female mayor is officially on the job. Lifelong resident Alice Wallace was sworn in during a ceremony at the Princess Theater on July 1. Wallace’s top priorities will include bringing businesses back to the city and focusing on recreational opportunities for children.
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KNOE.com: List of ArkLaMiss 4th of July Weekend Events

MONROE, La. (KNOE) - Here’s a list of things happening on the 2022 4th of July weekend. Underlined entries are expected to include fireworks shows. The following events are for Saturday, July 2, 2022. Fireworks Over Lake D’Arbonne. The Chamber will be hosting our annual Fireworks Show Over...
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OPSO searching for missing man

Ouachita Parish Sheriff’s Investigators are currently attempting to locate a missing person, Christopher Hamilton, age 54. Mr. Hamilton was last seen in the Bawcomville area in West Monroe on June 15, 2022. He is described as a White male, 5’-11” tall, weighing 160 lbs. with green eyes and brown hair. He is believed driving a gray 2006 Toyota Tundra.
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