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New Address...5501 Summerwood Ln....Lumberton Tx 77657

July 4, 2016 by Frank Linda Johnston (Register to contact)

In case anyone needs to get in touch with us about a 1957 Class reunion!!! we have moved from our previous address..this is the new one Thank you!!!

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Five Ouachita Parish teachers awarded CenturyLink Foundation technology grants  MyArkLaMiss

With the goal of better equipping students across the country to succeed in today's digital economy, CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE: CTL) is awarding over $750000 to ...

Louisiana's graduating future soldiers recognized by US Army  KALB News

Army Baton Rouge Recruiting Battalion Commander Erick J. Morales addressed the Baton Rouge community and recognized the class of 2019 graduates and ...

MUSICAL SIGNING DAY: Dozens of local high school musicians sign scholarship offers  MyArkLaMiss

37 students with significant musical abilities are continuing their education at various colleges and universities. They signed their paperwork at West Monroe ...

Barak Shrine Circus in Monroe for the 61st year

The Barak Shrine Circus is in Monroe for their 61st year. They'll have acrobats, motorcycle riders, and quick change acts.

CenturyLink Foundation Awards over $750,000 in Technology Grants across 34 States  PRNewswire

MONROE, La., May 16, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- With the goal of equipping students across the country to succeed in today's digital economy, CenturyLink, Inc.

Monroe man accused of burglarizing student vehicles at West Monroe High School  The Franklin Sun

West Monroe police arrested a Monroe man on suspicion of three counts of burglary and one count of theft last week after a West Monroe High School student ...

16th Annual Smoking on the Bayou Rib Cook Off

MONROE, La (KNOE) - 16th Annual Smoking on the Bayou Rib Cook Off is this Saturday, April 27th at Forsythe Park (Rain or Shine) Open to Public from 11am - ...

West Monroe High School expanding, buying-out some residential properties

The neighborhood around West Monroe High School could soon look a lot different. Principal Shelby Ainsworth says they are looking to buyout residential ...

West Monroe HS student arrested, others praised after handicapped student is shoved

Ouachita Parish Sheriff's Office arrested a West Monroe High School student on Thursday.

West Monroe High School parents slammed with school fees

WEST MONROE, La. (KNOE) - Some West Monroe parents say this new school year is starting off more expensive than expected. Parents are outraged after ...

Cops on campus: West Monroe Police to open substation at WMHS

West Monroe High School is getting an extra level of security. West Monroe Police Department will soon have a permanent location on the school's campus.

McFarland to headline West Monroe program | Sports  The Franklin Sun

Former NFL star and current Monday Night Football personality Anthony “Booger” McFarland will make his way back to Northeast Louisiana for a meet and greet ...

Former Sterlington High coach who beat up student now teaching at West Monroe High School  MyArkLaMiss

Jack Goode was a coach and teacher at Sterlington High School before he pleaded guilty to beating up a student near his home. Now he teaches at West ...

West Monroe sex tape prosecution upended | Local/State Headlines  The Franklin Sun

A Fourth Judicial District Court judge denied a motion to seal the criminal case involving a West Monroe police officer who is accused of sharing a homemade ...

Five people steal golf carts, vandalize West Monroe HS

WEST MONROE, La. (KNOE) - West Monroe High School's resource officer says five male suspects trespassed on the school's campus on the night of ...

Monroe-West Monroe high school football scoreboard  Monroe News Star

Check out all of the high school scores from around the area and beyond.

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.

Second student faces charges after 132 Adderall pills found at WMHS  Monroe News Star

A second West Monroe High School student was booked on drug possession charges related to 132 Adderall pills turned in at the WMHS campus.

Dome Sweet Dome: West Monroe strolls past John Ehret to clinch 5A title game berth  Monroe News Star

West Monroe pitches fourth straight shutout against John Ehret in Class 5A semifinal game at Rebel Stadium Friday night.

Alleged gun at West Monroe / Neville football game causes scare

Arrests were made at the West Monroe / Neville game Friday night. The game was being played at West Monroe High School.

West Monroe pursues new debt for projects | Local/State Headlines  The Franklin Sun

West Monroe aldermen put the ball in motion this week to refinance some $3 million in bonded indebtedness and to borrow an additional $8 million to help ...

Ouachita boys, girls sweep West Monroe in hoops  Monroe News Star

The Ouachita Parish Lions and Lady Lions went on the road and pulled off a District 2-5A basketball sweep of the West Monroe Rebels and Lady Rebels on ...

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

West Monroe overcomes Pineville, adversity to advance  Monroe News Star

The 10th-seeded West Monroe Lady Rebels (24-8, 5-5) overcame three days of adversity with the loss of three of their top juniors prior to their rubber match ...

Former WMHS principal enters School Board race | Local/State Headlines  The Franklin Sun

Former West Monroe High School Principal Shere May qualified last week to be a candidate for the District B seat on the Ouachita Parish School Board.

Coker: WMHS teacher 'no risk' to students | Local/State Headlines  The Franklin Sun

A former coach who pleaded guilty to beating up a Sterlington High School Student last year was transferred to West Monroe High School, because the teacher ...

WMHS to get WMPD sub-station | Local/State Headlines  The Franklin Sun

A West Monroe police substation will be opened at West Monroe High School, allowing officers a second office to work out of while also providing additional ...

Teacher announces candidacy for House District 15 | Local/State Headlines  The Franklin Sun

West Monroe High School teacher Ryan Reid plans to announce his candidacy for the Louisiana House of Representatives for District 15 on Saturday, March 23 ...

Commentary: Is 2018 West Monroe defense in conversation for program's best ever?  Monroe News Star

West Monroe pitched four shutouts to open 2018 postseason and averaged giving up 12.8 points per game.

West Monroe's Michael Hamburg is Cooper Buick GMC High School Hero  Monroe News Star

Michael Hamburg had 146 all-purpose yards and two touchdowns in semifinal win.

West Monroe bullies district foe Alexandria in battle of unbeatens  Monroe News Star

No. 2 West Monroe (6-0, 1-0) hosts No. 10 Alexandria (6-0, 1-0) Friday night at Rebel Stadium.

West Monroe High School Seniors asked opinion on prayer at graduation

WEST MONROE, La. (KNOE) - Some students at West Monroe High School are speaking out after they say they were asked if there should or shouldn't be ...

Pot brownies distributed at WMHS  MyArkLaMiss

According to our partners at The News-Star, a West Monroe teen is accused of distributing marijuana brownies at West Monroe High School after baking the ...

New security procedures Friday nights at Rebel Stadium

New security procedures are being implemented for West Monroe High School's Rebel Stadium.

Two teens arrested, accused of vandalizing West Monroe Police golf carts at WMHS  MyArkLaMiss

WEST MONROE, La. - (9/26/18) Two teenagers have been arrested after being accused of vandalizing West Monroe Police golf carts at West Monroe High ...

Coach who beat up student now at WMHS  The Franklin Sun

The Louisiana State Police Commission plans to send a letter to the Ouachita Parish School Board, challenging the School Board's decision to employ Jack ...

Late offers trickle in for West Monroe's Gleason  The Franklin Sun

The thought of not earning a scholarship at the next level after being named the Defensive MVP for District 2-5A was heartbreaking for West Monroe's Andrew ...

West Monroe to feature new faces on offense, superstars on DL  The Franklin Sun

2017 Record: 14-1. Quote of the summer: “This is the most talented receiving corps from top to bottom we've had since I've been here. And I've been here for 18 ...

West Monroe police open substation at WMHS  Monroe News Star

The community gathered Thursday to celebrate the opening of a new West Monroe Police Department substation on the campus of West Monroe High School.

Man arrested for alleged drug charges  MyArkLaMiss

A man is behind bars tonight for causing chaos at West Monroe High School.

School Board raises stipend for tennis, volleyball coach  The Franklin Sun

The Ouachita Parish School Board signed off on raising stipends for tennis and volleyball coaches earlier this week in light of more robust participation in the two ...

Meet the Ouachita Parish Students of the Year  Monroe News Star

Ouachita Parish Schools celebrated 34 students at the annual Student of the Year Celebration Luncheon.

SCHOOL CRIBS: West Monroe High School

WEST MONROE, La. (KNOE) - In our new series School Cribs, we're taking a look at some of the awesome, creative and innovative classrooms around the area.

West Monroe football receives national attention  Monroe News Star

The West Monroe High School Rebels are one of eight Louisiana football teams to receive recognition in the High School Football America national poll.

Rugg, Sterlington's lawnmower man, cuts down Rebels  Monroe News Star

With win over West Monroe, Panthers add impressive non-district win.

WM's Gleason to join Hutchinson in 'Cajun Country'  Monroe News Star

Gleason became third NELA prospect to sign with Ragin' Cajuns in 2019 class.

Ouachita Parish Schools honor their top employees  MyArkLaMiss

Ouachita Parish Schools is announcing their Employees of Distinction: the best Principals, Teachers, and Support Employees in the district.

Simoneaux must go on: Father-son duo at WMHS no more as son takes JUCO job  Monroe News Star

Thomas Simoneaux accepted an assistant baseball coach position at the JUCO level this weekend.

Rebel Raiders celebrate 50th anniversary | Tempo  The Franklin Sun

Five decades ago, a decorated World War II veteran and teacher at West Monroe High School launched the Rebel Raiders drill team in 1968. Lory M. Frey Jr.'s ...

Tree falls on home in West Monroe, nearly hitting woman inside

Troy Cage with Cajun Tree Cutters says wind and heavy rain caused the tree to uproot and completely topple the home.

Student at school in Louisiana caught bringing 132 adderall pills to campus on Feb. 14

WEST MONROE, La. (KARD, KTVE) - A West Monroe teen was arrested by officers after a drug investigation at West Monroe High School for bringing 132 ...

Investigators find $44k missing from Carroll High School account  The Franklin Sun

A former Carroll High School bookkeeper is suspected of taking some $44000 from the school's bank account over a three-year period, according to the state ...

Walsworth announces candidacy for Clerk of Court | Local/State Headlines  The Franklin Sun

State Sen. Mike Walsworth says he'll be a candidate for Ouachita Parish Clerk of Court in the fall elections.

McFarland's NELA homecoming

Anthony 'Booger' McFarland was the featured speaker at the West Monroe high school foundation's big event. The former Winnsboro star talked to sports ...

West Monroe sophomore sets personal record at USA Powerlifting Championship  KALB News

There's one young lady in particular who's shining bright like a diamond in the USA Powerlifting Championship.

West Monroe's Gleason earns 'dream' first offer from Ragin Cajuns  Monroe News Star

The News-Star's reigning Defensive Player of the Year picks up first college football offer.

West Monroe High School celebrates 3 new facilities  Monroe News Star

Rebel Stadium and Edgewood Multipurpose facility were renovated, and the vocational tech building is newly constructed.

3 new members join Ouachita Parish School Board  Monroe News Star

Three new Ouachita Parish School Board members were among the seven who took their oaths of office on Tuesday night at the beginning of a regular meeting.

WMPD arrest West Monroe woman on drug charges  The Franklin Sun

West Monroe police arrested a West Monroe woman on suspicion of drug charges including possession of methamphetamine on Saturday as part of an ...

OCS to induct five members into inaugural Hall of Fame  The Franklin Sun

Ouachita Christian School will honor its inaugural OCS Booster Club Hall of Fame class Friday night at 6 p.m. at Bayou Pointe on the ULM campus.

West Monroe man accused of building explosives, firing guns near school

A West Monroe area man accused of firing guns near schools and building improvised explosive devices has bonded out of jail.

Regarding that West Monroe High School story  The INDsider

When I do sarcasm poorly, I go full throttle. I don't really, actually believe West Monroe High School is, in and of itself, racist. My apologies to the students.

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.

Aldermen tap Buxton to fill board vacancy | Local/State Headlines  The Franklin Sun

Morgan Lowe Buxton was appointed to the West Monroe Board of Aldermen Tuesday to succeed Sonny Bennett, who retired from the board last month.

Teammates pair off and sign with same school on National Signing Day  The Franklin Sun

The theme of the day for National Signing Day locally trended toward teammates pairing off at the next level.

Former West Monroe, LSU star Andrew Whitworth on cusp of Super Bowl  Monroe News Star

In his 13th NFL season, former West Monroe and LSU star Andrew Whitworth is one win away from the Super Bowl.

West Monroe makes statement in 34-0 victory vs. Ruston  The Franklin Sun

Take out your phone and dial your local pizza provider. The West Monroe Rebels pitched another shutout. In a rematch against district foe Ruston, the Rebels ...

Ouachita returns to 'Marsh Madness' vying for ultimate prize  Monroe News Star

Lions drew defending Class 5A champ Walker in semifinals.

West Monroe High School student arrested for assault

Decedrius Brown told deputies he threatened another student with a gun because he was mad.

City of West Monroe launches public notification system  The Franklin Sun

The city of West Monroe and West Monroe Police Department have launched a public notification system using both text and email services.

Fitzhugh calls LHSAA vote to split football championship sites 'dream stealing'  The Franklin Sun

Select Louisiana High School Athletic Association coaches in Ouachita Parish felt their players were “robbed” of a once in a lifetime moment Friday morning, ...

Louisiana school with Confederate flag strife to perform at Donald Trump inauguration: report

West Monroe High School band copy.png. The marching band from West Monroe High School, which allows the Confederate battle flag at athletic events and ...

ULM caps 2019 signing class with Zachary speedster  Monroe News Star

Holding two leftover scholarships, Louisiana-Monroe hoped to bolster a junior-college heavy recruiting class with a pair of in-state, high school prospects on ...

May, Waggoner elected to School Board | Local/State Headlines  The Franklin Sun

The Ouachita Parish School Board is expected to welcome two new faces next year in light of Tuesday's election, including the upset of one incumbent's ...

Lexi Cannon of West Monroe spent three months in the St. Francis NICU.

MONROE, La (KNOE) Lexi Cannon is a sophomore at West Monroe High School. She's part of the choir. “Music is important. It's my God given talent and I use it ...

Bennett to retire from WM Board of Aldermen after 45 years  The Franklin Sun

James “Sonny” Bennett is expected to retire from the West Monroe Board of Aldermen at the end of the month, citing his age and poor health as the reasons for.

Ouachita boys off to fast start in district play  The Franklin Sun

To quote West Monroe head coach Kyle Hill, “Paul King is playing on another level right now.”

Drug use complaint at local hotel leads to three arrests  The Franklin Sun

Ouachita Parish sheriff's deputies arrested three individuals on drug charges last week after authorities received a tip about possible drug use or sales taking ...

Wright's career-tying night leads West Monroe in blowout win vs. Wossman  Monroe News Star

West Monroe (2-0) hosts Ouachita Parish foe Wossman (1-1) Friday night at Don Shows Field at Rebel Stadium.

West Monroe raises price on Hasley plots | Local/State Headlines  The Franklin Sun

By Zach Parker. The city of West Monroe recently raised the price of burial plots at the Hasley Cemetery off Arkansas Road from ...

West Monroe High School lends helping hand to fellow band in Denham Springs

The West Monroe High School band is partnering with AT&T Pioneers to donate $1000 to the band at Denham Springs High School, who suffered devastation to ...

School Board member seeks re-election | Local/State Headlines  The Franklin Sun

Ouachita Parish School Board member Scott Robinson, who represents District B on the board, asks voters in West Monroe and western Ouachita Parish to ...

Zachary drops West Monroe, advances to state title game  The Advocate

WEST MONROE — Safety Rodaren Alexander and kicker Martell Fontenot personified Zachary High coach David Brewerton's belief that his team could be a ...

West Ouachita's Parker on a mission in 2019 | Sports  The Franklin Sun

Peyton Parker can remember it like it was yesterday. He may never forget it.

West Monroe HS Principal: There was never a gun on campus

Principal Shelby Ainsworth said there was never a gun on the school's campus. He said there was a 'situation,' but it was handled on Thursday.

City of West Monroe names new director of community services  The Franklin Sun

The City of West Monroe has officially named Vicki Hilbun as the Director of Community Services.

ALL-USA players in Super Bowl LIII: Andrew Whitworth  USA TODAY High School Sports

Los Angeles Rams offensive lineman Andrew Whitworth won three high school championships and played in the first U.S. Army All-American Bowl.

Judges let murder suspect roam, rack up arrests  The Franklin Sun

A Monroe man facing several felony charges, including second-degree murder, continues to enjoy no bond restrictions and the freedom to violate his ...

High school football playoff scoreboard  The Daily Advertiser

Get your #AcadianaPreps and Louisiana high school football scores, as well as next round's pairings, photo galleries and links to our playoff coverage!

Mayor Mayo, U.S. Attorney claim crime is down, Monroe safer now  The Franklin Sun

Monroe Mayor Jamie Mayo and U.S. Attorney David Joseph say crime rate statistics for 2018 show a 44-percent decline in violent crime over the past two years, ...

Youth track meets upcoming - Sports  Bastrop Daily Enterprise

The Ultimate Performance Track Club will hold developmental meets on Saturday, April 6 and April 27 at West Monroe High School.

U.S. Navy Band tour is coming to West Monroe  Monroe News Star

WASHINGTON — America's Navy is coming to Monroe, one of 25 cities in 10 states to host a performance by the United States Navy Band during its 2019 tour ...

ULM focuses on needs, not depth, in December signing period  Monroe News Star

Smaller was better for Louisiana-Monroe when the December signing period began on Wednesday. For the first time in head coach Matt Viator's three-year stay, ...

Household Hazardous Waste event planned for March 16 in WM  The Franklin Sun

Ouachita Green is hosting a Household Hazardous Waste event at the Ike Hamilton Expo Center in West Monroe on March 16, inviting residents of Ouachita ...

Cheniere Lake commission concerned about illegal dumping | Local/State Headlines  The Franklin Sun

Members of the Cheniere Lake Citizens' Advisory Commission recently expressed concern about illegal dumping at the lake after several instances of finding ...

Candidates enter school board, Sterlington races | Local/State Headlines  The Franklin Sun

Races for the Nov. 6 election, an office at Fourth Judicial District Court, the local school boards and the town of Sterlington, drew a number of candidates last ...

West Monroe High School Band does Louisiana Proud, Watch their performance here

The West Monroe High School Marching Band marched proudly past the bandstand where President Donald Trump waved and moved to the music they were ...

OPSB to buy property near WMHS | Local/State Headlines  The Franklin Sun

The Ouachita Parish School Board agreed to spend some $200000 on Tuesday for five lots of property near West Monroe High School in the event that the high ...

West Monroe High School Student Arrested  MyArkLaMiss

WEST MONROE, La - A school fight ends with a student arrested. West Monroe Police say they were called to West Monroe High School Friday afternoon to ...

Wossman beats Madison, 86-0 | Sports  The Franklin Sun

Wossman defeated Madison, 86-0, Friday night, and no, that isn't a typo. For those squinting at that score, there's a bit of a backstory that goes with (3-3) ...

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