WATCH: Locked and Loaded Louisiana Lady Sends Black Bear Scampering
Caldwell Parish, LA (KPEL News) - The Louisiana Wildlife Commission will consider implementing a black bear hunting season when it meets on Thursday, November 2nd. The black bear population has nearly doubled in the state in less than 10 years. One of my best friends can certainly attest to that fact, since this lady was locked and loaded, and sent the bear scampering!
Monroe Resident Killed in Single-Vehicle Accident on LA-594
A pedestrian died in a single-vehicle accident in Ouachita Parish, Louisiana, on December 1, 2023. The Louisiana State Police Troop F stated the incident happened just before 10:00 p.m. on LA-594 near Radar Drive. The victim was 63-year-old Gregory Moore from Monroe.
Winnfield man dies in 18-wheeler accident
WINNFIELD, La. (KALB) - A Winnfield man was killed in a two-vehicle crash on November 29 around 5:40 a.m. on East Lafayette Street in Winnfield. Dale Kenney, 35, was driving a pickup truck in the westbound lane, when he veered into the eastbound lane, in the path of an oncoming 18-wheeler. The two vehicles collided head-on.
Winnfield Fire Department responds to two-vehicle crash on Highway 167
WINNFIELD, La. (KTVE/KARD) — On November 29, 2023, the Winnfield Fire Department responded to a major two-vehicle accident involving a pickup and an 18-wheeler around 5:40 AM on Hwy. 167 in front of Grantadams Dairy Maid. The Winnfield Fire Department responded to the scene of the incident. One occupant was reportedly trapped, and the pickup […]
Union Parish Football headed to State Championship for Fourth Consecutive Year
Union, La. (KTVE/KARD)– Friday night’s showdown was a matchup to remember when the state championship runner up for the previous three years straight Union Parish Farmers went up against the biggest Cinderella of Louisiana High School Football, the Undefeated #1 seed Jena Giants in the semifinals. This game would decide who would secure their spot […]
Local Bicyclist Dies Following Three-Vehicle Collision on LA 34 in Ouachita Parish
A three-vehicle accident in Ouachita Parish, West Monroe, resulted in the death of a 57-year-old bicyclist, Anthony Mckeever. The Louisiana State Police Troop F investigated the incident, which occurred on November 30, 2023. The accident involved a 2021 Toyota Tacoma, a 2017 Dodge Ram, and Mckeever's bicycle.
Ouachita Parish Sheriff’s Office attempting to locate runaway juvenile
OUACHITA PARISH, La. (KTVE/KARD) — Ouachita Parish Sheriff’s Investigators need assistance locating a runaway juvenile 16-year-old Trenitti Freeman. Freeman is described as a black female who stands at five feet six inches and weighs 102 pounds. Freeman was last seen with her sister on November 30, 2023, at the Riser Football game, wearing black sweatpants and […]
Jena's Historic Football Season Ends in Semi-Finals, Falling Short of State Championship
Witness the heartbreak and triumph as Jena's historic football season ends just one game short of the state championship. Despite a valiant effort, the Giants fall to Union Parish, the same team that ended their season two years ago. Hear from Coach Jay Roor post-game.
Unveiling the Enigma: The Grayson Mound's Ancient Legacy
Nestled in the small town of Grayson stands an ancient enigma, the Grayson Mound. A testament to the Marksville culture which flourished from 100 BC to 400 AD, this mound embodies the mystery and rich folklore of a bygone era. Laden with historical allure, it captivates not only the locals but also visitors intrigued by its ceremonial significance and the sophisticated society that constructed it over generations.
Weyerhaeuser Announces $96.2M Modernization Project in Louisiana
Weyerhaeuser, one of the world’s largest private owners of timberland including 1.39 million acres in Louisiana, announced it is investing $96.2 million to modernize and decarbonize its Winn Parish lumber mill. The upgraded technology is designed to increase overall safety, productivity and product reliability. The investment will allow the...
Several Caldwell dogs possibly contaminated with salmonella amid dog food recall
CALDWELL, La. (KTVE/KARD) — Several dogs from the Saving Paws of Caldwell are being treated for potential salmonella contamination amid a dog food recall over the last few weeks. Vice president of Saving Paws of Caldwell and board member of the shelter, Joni Taylor, says the shelter has taken about ten dogs to the veterinarian […]
Union wins semifinal thriller at Jena, and Ruston handles Mandeville to head back to the Dome
MONROE, La. (KNOE) - Union defeated previously unbeaten Jena, 24-16. The Farmers are headed back to the Superdome for the fourth straight season. Top seeded Ruston handled business against Mandeville, 28-7. The Bearcats advance to the State Championship for the second straight season.
New Paws, New Love: Adopt Dogs Today in jena, LA
Interested in adding a furry friend to your family? Even if you're just keen on viewing some of the cute critters available for adoption nearby, there are ample pets waiting for their forever homes in animal shelters throughout and around jena.
Semifinals Preview: Jena vs Union Parish
The undefeated Jena Giants are the last team standing in Cenla in the high school football playoffs and are one game away from punching their ticket to the Superdome!
Missing Ouachita Parish juvenile found safe, authorities confirm
UPDATE (11/29/2023)– On November 29, 2023, 15-year-old Nicholas Thibodeaux was reportedly found safe. Thank you to everyone who helped bring Nicholas home. OUACHITA PARISH, La. (KTVE/KARD)– The Ouachita Parish Sheriff’s Office is attempting to locate a runaway juvenile 15-year-old Nicholas Thibodeaux. According to authorities, Thibodeaux is described as a white male who stands at five […]
The CCC Hosts Art, Jazz and Jambalaya
On Saturday, November 18, the Centennial Cultural Center hosted their annual Art, Jazz and Jambalaya event in downtown Olla. The event included several exhibits and displays by local artists and artists across the state of Louisiana. Those in attendance were able to enjoy live music and good food while viewing the displays.
Ashley Harris to run for Richwood Mayor
Ashley T. Harris, a lifelong advocate for community development and a dedicated resident of Richwood for over 25 years, is officially announcing her candidacy for the position of Mayor of Richwood in the upcoming March 2023 Municipal Primary Election. Ashley’s campaign is rooted in her deep understanding of Richwood’s history,...
Victims of Winnfield shooting speak out on how it changed their lives
WINNFIELD, La. (KNOE) - Two brothers who are victims of a Winnfield shooting say they want justice. Nolan Griffin, 23, of Dodson, was charged with attempted second-degree murder, aggravated assault with a firearm, illegal use of weapons or dangerous instrumentalities and two counts of hate crimes on Nov. 8, 2023. According to Winnfield police, he shot at two brothers - striking both of their trucks in the back of the windshield. One of them is still healing from bullet wounds.
Sunshine Returns Briefly Before Rainy Weekend in Columbia
video by KALB | Central Louisiana News, Weather & Sports. • Cloudy skies in the morning will give way to mostly sunny skies in the afternoon. • A weak frontal boundary will bring colder air, leading to frosty mornings on Wednesday and Thursday.
Monroe Garden Club invites submissions for 2024 beautification grants
MONROE, La. (KNOE) - The Monroe Garden Club is now accepting applications for 2024 beautification grants. The purpose of the grant is to beautify the Monroe community and enable local conservation efforts throughout Ouachita Parish, according to MGC. To be considered the following requirements must be met:. Be a 501...