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Monroe Police arrest suspect wanted for the North 21st Street fatal shooting

Disclaimer: All persons are presumed innocent until proven guilty. UPDATE (08/11/2022) (KTVE/KARD) — On Thursday, August 11, 2022, shortly after 6 AM, Monroe Police arrested Rufus Sellers at a residence on the 900 block of Beverly Street in Monroe, La. According to police, Sellers was transported to the Ouachita Correctional Center. MONROE, La. (KTVE/KARD) — […]
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Monroe man and woman arrested; allegedly sold narcotics to undercover agent

Disclaimer: All persons are presumed innocent until proven guilty. MONROE, La. (KTVE/KARD) — On Tuesday, August 9, 2022, the Metro Narcotics Unit conducted a narcotics investigation. During the investigation, an undercover agent contacted 29-year-old Samantha Marie Thomas to purchase Oxycodone. According to authorities, Thomas allegedly agreed to sell narcotics to the agent and advised the […]
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One person dies and 2 injured after Calhoun fatal crash

CALHOUN, La. (KTVE/KARD) — On August 9, 2022, around 5:45 PM, the Ouachita Parish Sheriff’s Office responded to a single-vehicle crash on the 300 block of Griggs Road in Calhoun, La. According to deputies, the investigation indicated that the driver lost control of the vehicle, left the roadway, struck a culvert, and overturned. Three individuals […]
CALHOUN, LA
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1 killed, 2 injured in Calhoun after vehicle hits culvert, overturns

CALHOUN, La. (KNOE) - One person is dead after a single-vehicle crash in Calhoun, authorities say. According to the Ouachita Parish Sheriff’s Office, the crash happened Aug. 9, 2022, around 5:45 p.m. in Calhoun. One person was killed and two were taken to the hospital for treatment, as described...
CALHOUN, LA
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Flash flooding on major Monroe, West Monroe roadways, cars stalled

UPDATE: 12:45 a.m. - I-20 is now clear. Check the Facebook post below for updates on Monroe road conditions. There are multiple reports from flooded areas of cars stalling in floodwater. You should not drive through flooded streets, officials say. UPDATE: 12:20 a.m. - The City of Monroe has reported...
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Farmerville PD files numerous charges after domestic disturbance

The Farmerville Police Department arrested a man Friday on multiple domestic-related charges. Officers responded to a domestic disturbance on Rabun Road where a female victim suffered minor injuries when struck by a vehicle. The investigation found Demarius “Buddy” Jenkins, 30, of Farmerville had attempted to strike the woman with a vehicle before crashing into several trash cans and mailboxes. Jenkins caused minor injuries to the victim before leaving the scene.
FARMERVILLE, LA
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Traffic violation leads to arrest of convicted felon

A motorist without a visible license plate was arrested early Sunday morning, prompting numerous traffic and weapons charges. Ruston Police Lt. Thomas Bailey stopped a car with no visible license plate on West Alabama Ave. about 1:00 a.m. Sunday morning. An Arkansas temporary tag was displayed in the back window but was unreadable from the patrol car.
RUSTON, LA
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Alleged speeder booked for DWI

A Choudrant woman was arrested early Saturday morning for DWI after she was clocked speeding on Interstate 20. At about 2:30 a.m., a Louisiana State Police trooper clocked a pickup truck eastbound on I-20 at milepost 91 traveling 93 miles per hour in a 70 mph zone. The truck was stopped and Alexis McKey, 18, was found to be the driver.
CHOUDRANT, LA

NBC 10 Investigates the Price Surge

WEST MONROE, La. (KTVE/KARD) — Have you been wondering about the electrical bill price surge across the nation? Recently, local viewers have voiced complaints about the increase in their electric bills. On Thursday, August 12, 2022, NBC 10 will investigate the electrical price surge. Be sure to tune in to NBC’s 10 PM news broadcast.
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Emotions run high at LPPJ meeting

Tuesday night’s monthly Lincoln Parish Police Jury meeting turned into another debate over concerns about the direction of the parish’s ambulance and rescue services starting Jan. 1 when the current contract with the Ruston Fire Department ends. Numerous parish residents showed up at Tuesday’s meeting to voice their...
LINCOLN PARISH, LA
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Ouachita school buses getting cameras, route-tracking, and A/C

MONROE, La. (KNOE) - Ouachita Parish school buses are about to get big upgrades. On Tuesday, the Ouachita Parish School Board announced that $2 million of COVID relief funds have been pre-approved to add air conditioners to all the buses. However, Ouachita Parish has been approved to add cameras and...
MONROE, LA
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4 Richwood neighborhoods impacted by drainage improvement funding

RICHWOOD, La. (KNOE) - Bayou Mouchoir is one of 11 projects in Ouachita Parish to be approved for funding by the Louisiana State Bond Commission. The bayou impacts four different neighborhoods in Richwood -- Robinson Place, King Oaks, Parkview, and Trichell. One side of the bayou belongs to the City of Monroe, and the opposite side belongs to the Ouachita Parish Police Jury.
RICHWOOD, LA
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In the Kitchen: Smoked Catfish Sliders

MONROE, La. (KNOE) - If you are looking for an easy way to prepare catfish, Chef Darrell Teats has a great recipe for Smoked Catfish Sliders. *Lettuce chopped (Romaine preferred) *Tomato (diced) *Onion (diced) *Jalapeno (diced fine) (For the dressing) *Fresh lemon juice. *Minced Garlic. *Salt & pepper. Instructions:. Smoke...
MONROE, LA
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Domestic call nets wanted man

A Ruston man was arrested Friday night when police responding to a domestic disturbance learned he was wanted. Ruston Police responded to the disturbance on East Hilly Avenue about 7:30 p.m. Friday night. Officers learned a male with a knife and female with a claw hammer had been fighting. The fight had ended before officers’ arrival. Dequarious J. Jones, 31, was identified as one of the parties in the fight.
RUSTON, LA
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Team Louisiana sees dream summer end

Team Louisiana is coming back home with a summer of memories they will always cherish. After a spectacular run that included the state title and a berth in the Dixie Youth World Series in North Carolina, Team Louisiana – comprised of the Ruston American 10u players – fell 5-3 to Team Virginia Tuesday afternoon.
RUSTON, LA
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Morning Forecast – Wednesday, August 10th

WEST MONROE, LA. – (08/10/22) TODAY: Happy Wednesday! You’re going to want to have the rain gear on hand again for today, as scattered showers and storms will be back for most of the early half of our day. No severe weather is anticipated much like yesterday, but heavy rain, lightning, thunder, and slightly breezy winds may be possible. Most of the heavy rain should start to slow down by the late afternoon, but we will continue to see a few isolated storms through the rest of our evening. Highs for today may range anywhere from the upper 80s to lower 90s.
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