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Teen arrested for social media threats at Ouachita Parish High School

OUACHITA PARISH, La. (KNOE) - Ouachita Parish Sheriff's Deputies received information Thursday evening about a social media threat circulating on the ...

Ouachita Parish High School to get new $880K roof, several schools in need of repairs  MyArkLaMiss

Construction will soon be underway for a new roof at Ouachita Parish High School. A 4-month project to stop problems for years to come.

Louisiana school performance grades: Search here for your school's score

These schools top the list in the Monroe/West Monroe area.

NELA Signing Day roundup  Monroe News Star

A jam-packed crowd inside the Don Shows Field House celebrated four West Monroe Rebels who will continue their football careers at the collegiate level.

Thrice as nice: Lions book latest reservation to Lake Charles  Monroe News Star

It could be time for the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development to build an interstate from Ouachita Parish High School to Lake Charles.

Bonine satisfied with resolution of district re-alignment in District 2-4A  The Franklin Sun

Members of District 2-4A and 2-1A made lemonade out of lemons last year, Louisiana High School Athletic Associations Director Eddie Bonine said Tuesday at ...

Ouachita girls fall in quarterfinals | Sports  The Franklin Sun

For the third straight season, the Ouachita Lady Lions saw their season end in the quarterfinals of the playoffs. Turnovers, missed free throws and missed open ...

Carroll opens Don Redden Memorial Classic with convincing win over Simsboro  Monroe News Star

The Carroll Bulldogs opened the 2019 Don Redden Memorial Classic with a convincing 78-52 victory over the defending Louisiana High School Athletic ...

500 and counting: Jones reaches career milestone  Monroe News Star

Wossman coach wins 500th game at the Don Redden Memorial Classic.

Bus brawl leads to felony charges for one OPHS student  MyArkLaMiss

A fight on a school bus has led to felony charges for a Ouachita Parish High School student.

Wossman's Jones gets win 500 | Sports  The Franklin Sun

Casey Jones knew he needed only two more wins to reach another coaching milestone in his career. It's only fitting that coaching milestone — 500 wins — came ...

First Ouachita school established in 1811  Monroe News Star

One in a series of history pieces published in conjunction with The News-Star's 125th anniversary. Betty Waters filed the original story for the 1976 bicentennial ...

Lion Tamer: King becomes leader Ouachita needs  Monroe News Star

Paul King feels like the old man at the Madhouse on Millhaven. It isn't the age, but the mileage, that made Ouachita's point guard ancient as a high school senior ...

Ouachita-Rayville rematch set for Don Redden finals  Monroe News Star

Lions, Hornets meet for tournament title on Saturday.

Thompson introduced as Sterlington principal  Monroe News Star

Jason Thompson never dreamed he'd be hiring curriculum coordinators instead of offensive and defensive coordinators. “It's kind of surreal,” Thompson said.

Monroe hosts state NAACP conference  Monroe News Star

Louisiana NAACP delegates will spend Sept. 20-22 in Monroe for their state Convention and Training Conference at the University of Louisiana Monroe.

Shaking things up: How Jeff Schexnaider returned to coaching  Monroe News Star

The East Ouachita Middle School Lions wondered if Jeff Schexnaider was lost when he showed up on the field for the first day of August football practice.

Ouachita rides McGuire to win in district opener  Monroe News Star

McGuire scored career-high 30 points in win over ASH.

Miss Louisiana 2018 overcomes disappointment to take the crown  MyArkLaMiss

Miss Louisiana 2018, Holli' Conway, is one of Ouachita Parish's very own. For her it's been a long journey, but it's a road she says wasn't full of...

NELA Signing Day recaps  Monroe News Star

Where did the area's athletes end up on Signing Day?

A week after NFL protests, high school teams weigh decision to demonstrate during anthem  MyArkLaMiss

High school teams in Northwest Louisiana, have made national news after the Caddo Parish School District supported what some players see as practicing their ...

Southern gospel two-night event returns to Monroe  Monroe News Star

Monroe Sings the Gospel!” comes to the Ouachita Parish High School Auditorium this weekend.

New Miss Louisiana Holli' Conway focused on Miss America Pageant

Ouachita Parish High Schools' own Holli' Conway was crowned the 55th Miss Louisiana Saturday night at the Monroe Civic Center. She takes home a $10000 ...

Ram rebirth: How Richwood rekindled its football fire  Monroe News Star

The Rams run to the Superdome healed past wounds.

3 Ouachita students named finalists for La. Student of the Year  Monroe News Star

Grade-Level Winners to be Announced at April 11 Ceremony in Baton Rouge.

Ruston, Longview meet in battle of Collins disciples  Monroe News Star

Ruston's Baugh and Longview's King are products of HOFer Pat Collins' coaching tree.

New ULM softball coach aims to build winning culture  Monroe News Star

Molly Fichtner becomes seventh softball coach in ULM history.

Lead Lion: Vallery takes his place among coaching legends  Monroe News Star

Vallery's legacy lives on at Ouachita and with the men he shared the sidelines with on Friday nights.

Franklin Parish opens Redden tourney with win  Monroe News Star

The Franklin Parish Patriots picked up their 10th win of the season with the Patriots' 78-67 victory over the Vision Academy Eagles in the opening game of the ...

West Ouachita student arrested after drugs were found in his truck

Logan Brown, 17, was arrested after State Police found drugs in his truck on school property Tuesday morning.

Local chapter hosts NAACP state conference – The Hawkeye  The HawkEye

There is a long history of oppression, but an even longer history of resilience,” said Joey Jackson, a New York defense attorney and CNN legal analyst. As the ...

National Signing Day 2016

MONROE, La (KNOE 8 News) - National Signing Day is upon us. Wednesday, area high school football players announced where they'll go to play college ...

Ouachita student-athlete drowns in Arkansas

Ouachita Parish High School student-athlete Kenton Norman died Memorial Day Weekend while in Arkansas.

Judge: Make good decisions  Monroe News Star

When they were teenagers together at Ouachita Parish High School, 4th Judicial District Court Judge Alvin Sharp would take Don Redden's geometry tests.

Webber named new Principal at St. Frederick

St. Frederick Catholic High School has announced retiring Ouachita Parish School System Superintendent Bob Webber will succeed St. Frederick Principal Guy ...

PHOTOS: FP vs. Vision Academy (Don Redden Classic)  The Franklin Sun

Franklin Parish topped Vision Academy, 78-67, in the opening round of the Don Redden Memorial Classic at Ouachita Parish High School on Wednesday.

Inside the huddle: Collins family defense born at ULM  Monroe News Star

Mike Collins roams around the practice field. He helps the defensive ends refine their coverage drops on zone blitzes and teaches the finer points of run/pass ...

Ouachita's Johnson continues on road to recovery  Monroe News Star

Ouachita's Malik Johnson continues road to recovery from car acceident.

CenturyLink Foundation awards $1.4M in technology grants to schools  Monroe News Star

To enhance educational opportunities across the country, CenturyLink, Inc. is awarding $1.4 million to fund more than 330 projects as part of the CenturyLink ...

McCarty, Tharp carry the flag for Logtown's finest  Monroe News Star

Two coaches are among the alums of the gone but not forgotten Logtown School.

Ouachita defends title in 2015 Don Redden Classic  Monroe News Star

The Lions have won 10 of the last 13 years in the always competitive Don Redden Memorial Classic.

Alcorn women's basketball team revamps roster - The Vicksburg Post  Vicksburg Post

LORMAN — Alcorn State's women's basketball team will head into the 2018-19 season with an entirely new look. The Lady Braves signed nine new players ...

Judge Bill Norris died Wednesday  Monroe News Star

Retired Judge William "Bill" Norris III, 79, of West Monroe died around 7:45 a.m. Wednesday. He had been staying at The Guest House following a stroke in ...

Wossman welcomes Jones home as basketball coach  Monroe News Star

The 'Cats introduced Jones with a pep rally at the George "Vamp" Belton Sports Complex.

West Monroe scoreboard to be operational Thursday  Monroe News Star

West Monroe High School will have its new, state-of-the-art scoreboard operational as early as Thursday. The board, measuring, 48.5 feet by 27 feet, ...

ULM builds depth with Signing Day additions  Monroe News Star

Oak Grove OL Bolding, 3-star WR Jackson highlight NSD.


CONWAY — After another 25-win season and a run to the championship game of the postseason Women's Basketball Invitational, Central Arkansas has signed ...

Retired music educator inspired students for 34 years  Community Advocate

Instrumental music educator Gary Piazza created countless memories for his students and himself while working a 34-year career, 28 of which were at ...

North Louisiana high school rally winners announced  Monroe News Star

Winners in the 2016 North Louisiana District Rally qualifying for the State Rally in Baton Rouge.

UPDATE: Victim in Friday's Swartz double shooting son of city councilman

Tuesday Update - KNOE 8 News has learned that one of the victims in Friday's double-shooting in Swartz is the son of Monroe City Councilman Kenneth Wilson.

Walk off: Riley’s bomb sends Ouachita to Round 2  Monroe News Star

The 16-seed Lions needed extra innings but advanced by beating no. 17 Dutchtown.

36th Annual Black History Month Parade  MyArkLaMiss

Floats lined the streets of Monroe to celebrate Black History Month in Northeast Louisiana.

Monroe police: Former LSU football tight end Tyler Edwards death a likely suicide  The Advocate

Former LSU tight end Tyler Edwards, 26, died Saturday night in Monroe from an apparently self-inflicted gunshot wound, a Monroe police detective said Sunday.

Teachers recognized as state finalists for Presidential Awards of Excellence

Two Ouachita Parish teachers are recognized as finalist for the Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching.

Answering the call: Rev. Dupree joins Parkview  Monroe News Star

It's all about God, it's not about you and it's not about me.” - Rev. Charles Dupree.

Follow live: Louisiana high school football playoff brackets released  The Advocate

The Louisiana High School Athletic Association will unveil the 2017 state football playoff brackets in a selection show at 11 a.m. Sunday.

Prep football first round playoff matchups  WWL

Here is a list of this weekend's playoff matchups for high school football.

Local 8th-Grader Makes 'Students of the Year' List  News Radio 710 KEEL

The Louisiana Education Department has announced the names of 18 students selected as regional finalists in the annual Students of the Year competition.

OPSB discusses late construction jobs  Monroe News Star

The Ouachita Parish School Board discussed two construction projects that are running behind schedule during a meeting Thursday.

Keyser and Family Promise Reaffirm Their Commitment  Monroe News Star

A New Year, A Renewed Promise for Family promise.

Morehouse General launches clinic in Sterlington  Bastrop Daily Enterprise

On Tuesday, a ribbon cutting marked the "official" opening of the new Morehouse General Hospital Physicians' Clinic in Sterlington. This new facility provides ...

Four new principals take the helm at River Parishes schools this fall

The school buses are warming up and public school students in the River Parishes are headed back to school soon. St. John the Baptist Parish school students ...

Back home: Family fuels Caleb Tucker’s competitive fire  Monroe News Star

Tucker transferred to ULM from Houston to be with his mother as she battled cancer.

Louisiana National Guard Adjutant General helps ULM honor veterans  ULM NewsCenter

Major General Glenn H. Curtis spoke to a crowded room, and thanked the veterans for their *service*. Curtis set the tone of the event, opening his speech with a ...


CONWAY, Ark. _ The University of Central Arkansas added 25 new Bears to the program on Wednesday, the first day of the national signing period. UCA head ...

Obaze-Ford finds a 'great spot' at Ouachita  Monroe News Star

Obaze-Ford went 65-29 at Rayville and led the Lady Hornets to a state championship.

Faircloth returning as Vidalia head coach | Sports  The Franklin Sun

Dalton "Dee" Faircloth is back as head coach at Vidalia High School.

A man called 'Stump': Collins relishes return to ULM  Monroe News Star

There was a time — hard as it is to believe — before ULM defensive coordinator Mike Collins was known to the world at-large as “Stump.” Back then people ...

Childress was about more than defense and shutouts  Monroe News Star

Ruston's legendary coach is remembered best by those that played for him.

Breaking down Arkansas' return game situation for 2018  247Sports

After a breakout 2017 season in the return game, De'Vion Warren leads a group of talented kick returners that are prepared to pose a consistent threat in 2018.

Signing Day Central 2016  KATV

Click here for a look at the recruiting classes for all the SEC schools. Arkansas. 9:52am - Micah Smith, S, 6-1, 197, Marshall, Texas; 9:50am - Dee Walker, OLB, ...

Tiger Country?: LSU re-establishing NELA recruiting  Monroe News Star

When LSU realized its annual summer Tiger Tour wasn't making a stop in Monroe this year, a group of assistants decided to do something about it.

SAU Cheer Squad wants to compete at Nationals next April  Magnoliareporter

For members of SAU's Competitive Cheer Squad, the chance to compete on a national stage next year in Daytona Beach, FL, is a dream that has come true.

Tech announces high school rally winners  News at Louisiana Tech

Winners in the 2015 North Louisiana District Rally qualifying for the State Rally in Baton Rouge or who won first through fifth place in a subject for which there is ...

Army National Combine participants

Here is a look at the list of prospects expected to participate in the 2016 U.S. Army National Combine in San Antonio on Friday, Jan. 8.

Under Armour All-America Game 2014 Roster and Player Analysis  Bleacher Report

The 2014 Under Armour All-America game will feature some of the best recruits in the 2014 class, and we now know which recruits we can look forward to ...

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