Fatal two-vehicle crash in Avoyelles Parish
A Monroe man was killed in a two-vehicle crash that happened on I-49 in Avoyelles Parish near Milepost 53 on March 4.
City of Monroe to celebrate opening of new Dollar General Market on March 6th
MONROE, La. (KTVE/KARD) — On Wednesday, March 6, 2024, at 4 p.m., the City of Monroe will celebrate the opening of the Dollar General Market at 4203 Jackson St, south of the City of Monroe Annex Building. This significant development delivers on a promise to enhance the availability of fresh food options for the community. […]
Victim rushed to hospital after Monroe lounge assault; 2 suspects arrested
All subjects are presumed innocent until proven guilty. MONROE, La. (KTVE/KARD) — On March 3, 2024, an officer of the Monroe Police Department was working detail at Vibez Lounge on Desiard Street when he observed a fight between a security guard, Russell E. Brown Sr., and the victim. During the fight, the officer observed Russell […]
“I took care of it”: Monroe man accused of stabbing victims with knife and machete; arrested
All subjects are presumed innocent until proven guilty. MONROE, La. (KTVE/KARD)– On Saturday, March 2, 2024, the Monroe Police Department arrested Leandrew Nation. According to officers, a witness stated that Nation kicked in three doors and entered with a hatchet in his hand. According to authorities, one victim stated that Nation allegedly kicked his door, […]
The 2024 35th Annual Simmons Sporting Goods Big Buck Contest
BASTROP, La. (KTVE/KARD) — The 2024 35th annual Simmons Sporting Goods Big Buck Contest kicked off this weekend where over $150,000 dollars in prizes were given out in this year’s contest. Hunters from around the ArkLaMiss and beyond gathered at one of the largest public hunting contests of its kind. The contest starts on October […]
Monroe murder suspect thought to have been in Jonesville area apprehended
MONROE, La. — A man wanted for murder in Monroe who had been seen in Jonesville possibly driving toward Ferriday on Saturday has been apprehended in Northeast Louisiana. Ferriday Police Department shared that the murder suspect Kevontay Haynes had been apprehended on social media. Haynes, 26, who had been on the run from first-degree murder, […] The post Monroe murder suspect thought to have been in Jonesville area apprehended appeared first on Mississippi's Best Community Newspaper.
Vehicle overturned on Oak Ridge
A single-vehicle accident with injuries has been reported on Oak Ridge Road, according to initial radio traffic. The incident occurred in the 4600 block of Oak Ridge, near its intersection with Villanova at about 8:15 a.m. The first unit on the scene has confirmed the vehicle has overturned and there...
Today the gas price is close to $2.71 in Bastrop as of 2024-03-04. Find the available station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Monday is $3.352, a week ago the price is $3.264 , according to AAA.
Highschool Softball | 04 March Bastrop Girls Game Notice
The Bastrop Girls Softball team will have a Non-conference game with Delhi Charter(Delhi, LA) on 04 March, 2024, 5:30 PM. As of now, Rams has won 2 games and lost 8 games, and the winning rate is 0.2.
St. Luke’s School shows appreciation to crews who battled church fire, saved school
St. Luke’s Episcopal School students and parents came together on Sunday, March 3, to bring food and appreciation baskets to the 12 fire departments that helped fight the church fire and save their school.
La. employers can now report no-shows for interviews or job refusals
MONROE, La. (KNOE) - The Louisiana Workforce Commission announced Monday morning (March 4) that employers now have the ability to report job applicants who fail to show up for job interviews or are not willing to accept a job once it’s offered to the candidate. “It can be really...
4 local musicians, bands in Northeast Louisiana
The Josh Madden Band consists of local musicians including Josh Madden, Bill Boles, Mike Martinez and Keith Patterson. They combined their shared love of jazz and rock to create their own style. The band has gained traction playing cover songs in Northeast Louisiana. They perform songs at various events and restaurants around Monroe. The band often performs at Enoch’s for events like the Bob Dylan Birthday Jam and the New Year’s Eve Musician’s Memoriam.
Who’s on the ballot? A look at the 2024 City of Monroe mayoral race
MONROE, La. (KNOE) - The March 23 election day is just around the corner, and there are many positions open for election. The City of Monroe mayoral position is one of many up for election. Who is on the ballot?. *The candidates are ordered by the date they aired on...
Wendy’s Breakfast Club - 3/4/24
MONROE, La. (KNOE) - This week’s winner of the Wendy’s Breakfast Club is Primary Health Services Center’s Administration in Monroe!. For your chance to win Wendy’s breakfast sandwiches for your place of business, fill out the form below. KNOE Wendy's Breakfast Club Submission Form. Business Name*
Evening Forecast, Saturday, March 2nd
Partly Cloudy and warm weather throughout the Ark-La-Miss, with the warm weather continuing into next week. Tonight, warm, moist air continues to get replenished into our area, helping for an increase in clouds overnight. This flow will also help bring back fog, although less dense than the night before. Clouds hinder much of the cooling seen keeping it relatively warm in the mid 50s. Winds light out of the south.
College town bucket list
Hey, I’m Amber. I’ll be writing this week’s addition of the Hangout because Hanna isn’t what you would call a coffee connoisseur. I’m a management major, a coffee lover and today I’ll be discovering the best coffee shops in Monroe. The first shop I...
United Way of Northeast Louisiana to host a a BankOn NELA Saving Workshop
MONROE, La. (KTVE/KARD) — On March 4, 2024, the United Way of Northeast Louisiana, announced that it will be hosting a BankOn NELA Saving Workshop on March 21, 2024. Officials claim that participants will leave the workshop knowing the importance of an emergency fund, short-term and long-term goals, and making their money make “their” money. […]
Two Ouachita Parish men arrested after allegedly distributing drugs at Downtown Monroe bars
MONROE, La. (KTVE/KARD) — During the course of the past several months, the Metro Narcotics Unit has been notified of powder cocaine being sold at Shenanigans and Sideline bar, located in the downtown Monroe area. After receiving this information, an investigation was opened. Authorities uncovered that Maurice Ford was the alleged narcotic trafficker. During the […]
April’s Brown Bag Concert Series to start on April 3rd
MONROE, La. (KTVE/KARD)– On April 3, 2024, the Aprils Brown Bag Concert Seris will begin. this event is open to the public for a midweek lunch hour to relax, refresh, and renew themselves with some of the area’s best musicians on stage at the Green Palace Park on 220 Desiard Street. According to officials, public […]
Business and Professional Women’s Group hosts 2024 Scholarship Fundraiser Luncheon
The luncheon will be on Saturday, March 9 at Louisiana Delta Community College from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.