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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 […]
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.
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.
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.
City of West Monroe announces details for Kiwanis Christmas Parade and street closures
WEST MONROE, La. (KNOE) - The Christmas season has officially launched and the City of West Monroe is ready to celebrate!. On Saturday, Dec. 2 a sleighful of events will be taking place in downtown West Monroe followed by the 2023 Kiwanis of Greater Ouachita Christmas Parade. The theme for this year’s parade is “Ugly Sweaters.”
Monroe police identify suspect in deadly Heritage Circle shooting
MONROE, La. (KNOE) - The Monroe Police Department identified Isai Atkins, 21, as the suspect of a recent shooting on Heritage Circle in Monroe. Atkins has a warrant for his arrest for second degree murder and armed robbery, according to MPD. If anyone knows any information regarding the location of...
Monroe officials to host a Spades Tournament on December 9th
MONROE, La. (KTVE/KARD) — On December 9, 2023, the City of Monroe will host a Spades Tournament at the Johnson Community Center. The event will take place at 5 PM, and team members are asked to register at 4:30 PM. The event will have a monetary prize. For more information, contact officials at 318-329-2200.
One man shot on Evangeline Street in Monroe, police confirm
UPDATE (11/27/2023): According to Detective Schmitz with the Monroe Police Department, around 10:33 AM, one adult male subject was shot on the 3000 block of Evangeline Street. The victim is not known to be suffering from any life-threatening injuries. There are no further details at this time, but we will be sure to keep you […]
First weekend of December packed with events for NELA community
OUACHITA PARISH, La. (KNOE) - The 2023 holiday season is in full swing! The first weekend in December is jam-packed with events open to the community. Candy Cane Lane (now-Dec. 30) 170 Hwy. 151 N., Calhoun. Christmas at the Biedenharn (now-Dec. 30) 2000 Riverside Dr., Monroe. Christmas at Kiroli (now-Dec....
The Center for Children and Families helps bring joy to kids on Christmas morning
MONROE, La. (KNOE) - The Center for Children and Families is helping bring Christmas cheer to children during its annual Christmas Project. People throughout the community are able to sponsor a child and buy them gifts for Christmas morning. The Center for Children and Families serves Children children and teenagers,...
Monroe first responders on scene of shooting near Shadow Hawk Apartments
Acadian Ambulance left the scene with one victim whose status is so far unknown.
Monroe Garden Club opens applications for 2024 Beautification grants
The Monroe Garden Club, Inc. is accepting applications for 2024 beautification grants. The purpose of the beautification grant is to beautify our community and to enable local conservation efforts throughout Ouachita Parish. To apply recipients must be a 501 (C) 3 or government entity, which includes schools and educational institutions....
Ray's PEGE: A Foodie's Paradise in Monroe
After several attempts, I finally managed to secure a seat at Ray's PEGE and I must say, it was worth the wait! The food was absolutely delicious, especially the appetizers which left me craving for more. The atmosphere was lively and inviting, making the dining experience even more enjoyable.
The Schepis Museum: Columbia's Italian-Inspired Cultural Haven
In the bustling downtown of Columbia, Louisiana, stands a cultural monument of unique Italian-American heritage, the Schepis Museum. Built in 1916 by the industrious Italian immigrant John Schepis, this Renaissance-style palazzo is now an iconic symbol of the city's rich history and a hub for the arts. Schepis's dual allegiance is immortalized in two statues he sculpted: George Washington and Christopher Columbus, each representing the intertwined spirits of his native and adopted countries. From its inception as a multipurpose establishment to its transformation into a museum in 1993, the Schepis has been a cornerstone of the community, today offering a wide array of exhibits that dive deep into the local culture and history.
Terry Bowden Issues Statement Following Firing From ULM
On Sunday, ULM announced that it would part ways with Warhawks' head football coach Terry Bowden after three seasons. “After a thorough review, we have decided to make a change in the leadership of ULM football,” ULM Athletic Director John Hartwell said. “I want to thank Coach Terry Bowden ...
City of Monroe announces road Pecan St. road closure
MONROE, La. (KNOE) - The City of Monroe announced that Pecan St. between South 6h and 5th Streets will be closed beginning on Monday, Nov. 27, until further notice. Doetsch Environmental is working on a sewer line in the area. The detour route will turn on South 6th St. heading south or South 7th St. to Plum St. if heading north.
Local Cub Scout Pack doing fundraiser to help Jackson Parish family in need
“Amicus certus in re incerta cernitur” – Ennius. Above is the actual Latin quotation of the 3rd century Greek philosopher that when translated means “a sure friend is known when in difficulty.” Another modern day saying that relates to the qoute is “a friend in need is a friend indeed” meaning “a person who helps at a difficult time is a truly reliable person.”
Today the gas price is close to $2.55 in Winnsboro as of 2023-11-28. 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 Tuesday is $3.246, a week ago the price is $3.295 , according to AAA.
Biedenharn Museum and Gardens holds Christmas events throughout the holiday season
Biedenharn Museum and Gardens will be holding various Christmas Events throughout the month of December. There will be an open house at the museum grounds from Thursday, November 30 to Saturday, December 2 from 5-8 p.m. Each night will feature activities such as free photos with Santa, gift shop specials, refreshments, as well as the decorations around the property. There will also be several musical performances.