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Suspect in Monroe shooting caught near Ruston
A man wanted for shooting at Monroe Police officers in a January ambush was arrested in Lincoln Parish Thursday. Morrick D. Kimble, Jr., 18, was taken into custody at a residence in the Peachland Mobile Home Park off U.S. 80 west of Ruston Thursday morning. The Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s Office...
Monroe community centers offering Spring Break Camps
MONROE, La. (KTVE/KARD) — If you are a parent in need of something for your child to do over spring break, local Monroe community centers will be offering Spring Break Camps. If you are interested, contact the community center hosting the camp you would like to sign up for.
Downtown West Monroe mourns the loss of long-time supporter and business owner
WEST MONROE, La. (KTVE/KARD) — Downtown West Monroe announced the passing of Mary Keele. Downtown West Monroe knew Mary as an early downtown supporter, long-time business owner, and preservationist. Some of Mary’s achievements in the community include being awarded the prestigious Louisiana Trust for Historic Preservation Winnie Byrd Preservation Extraordinaire Award in 2022. This award […]
Alleged shooter in Jan. 28 police ambush at Kingsway Apartments arrested
A Monroe man was arrested Thursday in connection to a Jan. 28 police ambush at Kingsway Apartment Complex. Morrick Dewayne Kimble, 18 of Monroe was booked into Ouachita Correctional Center and charged with three counts of attempted second degree murder. ...
Ouachita Parish Sheriff’s Office reveals charges and bond of wanted man jailed after three-hour standoff
All subjects are presumed innocent until proven guilty. UPDATE (03/17/2023): The official charges and bond of Richard Lynn Chisholm has been released by the Ouachita Parish Sheriff’s Office. Chisholm was taken into custody by the West Monroe Police Department for his numerous felony warrants. Chisholm has been charged with the following: The current bond for […]
City of Monroe in need of lifeguards for 2023 aquatics season
MONROE, La. (KTVE/KARD) — The city of Monroe is currently hiring lifeguards, pool managers, pool monitors, junior lifeguards, and water aerobics instructors for the 2023 aquatics season. If you are interested in the positions listed, apply at the Community Affairs Main Office. For more information, call (318) 329-2488 or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Downtown Gallery Crawl returns to Ouachita Parish in April
OUACHITA PARISH, La. (KTVE/KARD)– The bi-monthly Dowtown Gallery Crawl returns to the Ouachita Parish area in April. The event will take place the first Thursday of April from 5 PM until 9 PM. Attend the event to enjoy some art, food, and music. If you would like more information or to stay updated on Downtown […]
Woman killed in Monroe shooting; suspect arrested
All subjects are presumed innocent until proven guilty MONROE, La. (KTVE/KARD) — On March 15, 2023, the Monroe Police Department responded to a shooting on Spurgeon Drive, which resulted in a woman being shot and later pronounced deceased. Once officers arrived at the scene, 40-year-old Chasire Powell was standing in the doorway and was told […]
How the proposed National Parents Bill of Rights was influenced by Louisiana
WASHINGTON – A former University of Louisiana Monroe administrator and professor, U.S. Rep. Julia Letlow already had the bonafides to lead the effort to pass a national “Parents Bill of Rights Act.”. The act, officially H.R. 5, is a response to parents’ anger: over COVID-caused school shutdowns, masking...
Ouachita Parish voters to decide on animal shelter proposition for March 25th election
Ouachita Parish voters will get to decide if they want to approve a proposal to fund a new Ouachita Parish Animal Shelter this upcoming election.
City of West Monroe honors contributors of Picture This Capital Campaign
WEST MONROE, La. (KTVE/KARD) — The City of West Monroe showed appreciation to their partners that contributed to the Picture This Capital Campaign. In honor of their generous donations, a sitting wall was constructed at Alley Park in Downtown West Monroe, displaying the names of individuals, families, businesses, and organizations that have shown their support […]
Innocent bystander shot during argument in Monroe; Texas man arrested
All subjects are presumed innocent until proven guilty. MONROE, La. (KTVE/KARD) — On September 4, 2021, officials of the Monroe Police Department were called to South 10th Street in reference to a shooting. Officers learned that a female victim was shot in the abdominal area. According to police, the shooting took place after a fight […]
West Monroe man accused of strangling daughter and throwing 10-week-old puppy; arrested
WEST MONROE, La. (KTVE/KARD) — On February 14, 2023, authorities responded to Kyle Street in West Monroe in reference to a domestic disturbance. Before deputies arrived, the suspect, 39-year-old Michael Ray Olive, had fled. The juvenile witness, the stepdaughter of Olive, reported that her sister, also a juvenile, and...
Monroe man accused of possessing over 1.5 pounds of narcotics and several firearms during drug investigation; arrested
All subjects are presumed innocent until proven guilty. MONROE, La. (KTVE/KARD) — Over the past two months, the Metro Narcotics Unit of the Monroe Police Department received information that 26-year-old Laderek “Gunna” Kelly was allegedly selling narcotics. During the investigation, undercover authorities made three purchases of methamphetamine from Kelly. According to the affidavit, authorities obtained […]
Evening Forecast – Saturday, March 18th
WEST MONROE, La. (KTVE/KARD) — A breezy day here in the ArkLaMiss with gusts of 25+ mph in some areas. A freeze warning is in effect for the entire ArkLaMiss, which means below-freezing temperatures are expected. Overnight lows will fall to the lower 30s and very upper 20s. Remember to take care of your four P’s: Plants, Pets, Pipes, and People. If you have started your garden early, you may want to put a tarp over your plants to help protect them from frost for the next two nights. The good news is that the chance of any precipitation is near zero, so sleet and freezing rain shouldn’t be an issue. Winds will stay fairly breezy out of the north until tomorrow.
Officials announce that Amtrak will run through Monroe in two years
Officials announced at the Monroe Chamber of Commerce event that Amtrak will be running through Monroe, La. within two years.
Authorities arrest Ruston woman harboring fugitive wanted in Monroe shooting that occurred in January
Disclaimer: “All persons are presumed innocent until proven guilty.” UPDATE (03/17/2023): According to authorities, on Thursday, March 16, 2023, the Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s Office arrested a fugitive wanted by the Monroe Police Department for three counts of Attempted Murder of a Police Officer. A suspect in the shooting, 19-year-old Morrick Kimble Jr., was arrested in […]
West Monroe Police Department to conduct a checkpoint on March 17th
WEST MONROE, La. (KTVE/KARD) — On Friday, March 17, 2023, the West Monroe Police Department will conduct an Impaired Driving/ Occupant from 6:00 PM until midnight, on a roadway within the city limits of West Monroe. There will be several law enforcement agencies at the checkpoint. The purpose of checkpoints is to increase awareness while […]
City of Monroe proclaims March 14th as Grambling University Choir Day
Mayor Friday Ellis and the City of Monroe have proclaimed March 14th, 2023, as Grambling State University Choir Day.
Ouachita Parish high-speed chase ends in a crash; man accused of possessing nearly 1 pound of narcotics and firearms
Officials advised that the vehicle crashed on Griggs Road at Jessie Aulds Road, and three suspects were injured.
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