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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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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, ...

Monroe-West Monroe high school football scoreboard  Monroe News Star

Thursday's games. Franklin Parish 26, West Ouachita 23. Neville 17, Bastrop 12. Oak Grove 33, Cedar Creek 12. Ouachita Parish 42, Alexandria 26.

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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 HS student arrested, others praised after handicapped student is shoved

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

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.

Gallery: Ruston vs. West Monroe  Monroe News Star

West Monroe defeats Ruston 34-0 at West Monroe High School in West Monroe, La. on Nov. 23 to advance to the 5A playoff semi-finals.

Pineville vs West Monroe  Monroe News Star

West Monroe celebrates Homecoming with a district win over Pineville, 60-14 at West Monroe High School in West Monroe, La. on Oct. 19.

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 ...

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.

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.

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 Football Team visits woman in hospital  MyArkLaMiss

West Monroe High School Football Team visits woman in hospital.

Inviting God in: West Monroe High School Prayer Walk  MyArkLaMiss

West Monroe High School's Fellowship of Christian Students held a prayer walk to pray over the new school year.

3 takeaways from West Monroe's win over Ruston  Monroe News Star

For the fourth consecutive season, The West Monroe Rebels are headed to the Louisiana High School Athletic Association's football Class 5A semifinals with ...

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.

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 ...

West Monroe man accused of firing gun at WMHS, manufacturing IEDs  The Franklin Sun

A West Monroe man was arrested on gun-charges earlier this month after an investigation of shots fired and explosions near West Monroe High School.

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 ...

WM's Norman takes 2nd straight High School Hero award  Monroe News Star

Q&A with West Monroe running back Charlie Norman after winning second straight Cooper Buick GMC High School hero honors for Week 13.

Gallery: Neville vs. West Monroe  Monroe News Star

West Monroe defeated Neville 29-14 at Don Shows Stadium at West Monroe High School in West Monroe, La. on Sept. 28.

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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.

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.

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 ...

WMHS team visits woman in hospice  MyArkLaMiss

The West Monroe High School footbal team visited on special fan in the hospice.

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 ...

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

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

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 ...

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

OUACHITA PARISH, La. (KNOE) - A West Monroe area man arrested over the weekend after being accused of firing guns near schools and building improvised ...

Early voting begins Tuesday | Local/State Headlines  The Franklin Sun

Early voting for the Nov. 6 primary election begins Tuesday, Oct. 23, with the ballot including races for secretary of state, 5th congressional district, the Second ...

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.

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.

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 ...

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.

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.

October is College Application Month for the state of Louisiana

MONROE, La (KNOE) - The Louisiana Office of Student Financial Assistance has collaborated with key education partners in the State of Louisiana to develop ...

Ouachita claws out softball win at West Monroe  Monroe News Star

Lady Lions overcome early deficit to defeat West Monroe.

Rebels' refined offensive versatility key as season heads toward playoffs  Monroe News Star

West Monroe (9-0, 4-0) currently scoring points at a high clip.

Christmas season underway in Monroe, West Monroe | Tempo  The Franklin Sun

Santa's Christmas Village. Dates: Through Dec. 23. Cost: $7 per person. Phone: 318-361-9611. Location: Northeast Louisiana Children's Museum, 323 Walnut ...

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 ...

Ouachita Parish School Board District B race  MyArkLaMiss

Shere May and Scott Robinson are both running for the open seat on the Ouachita Parish District B School Board.

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 ...

Prep for Noxubee County not any easier for Rebels 2nd time around  Monroe News Star

West Monroe (3-0) hosts Mississippi's Noxubee County (2-3) for second straight season Friday at Rebel Stadium.

Man shot in 2 school zones, made bombs: WMPD  Monroe News Star

A West Monroe man accused of discharging a firearm within the school zone of Good Hope Middle School was manufacturing improvised explosive devices ...

Weekend Events November 29-December 2, 2018  MyArkLaMiss

Here's a list of events taking place this weekend in the twin cities!

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 ...

Schools in Ouachita Parish prepare for an active shooter

OUACHITA PARISH, La. (KNOE) - When one group of students from West Monroe High School aren't in the books, they're learning self-defense. They said they ...

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!

Sterlington club activities under investigation | Local/State Headlines  The Franklin Sun

Fund improprieties at West Ridge. resolved through restitution. Two sponsors responsible for collecting money on behalf of a Sterlington High School club did ...

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.

West Nile virus found in WM, Bawcomville mosquito pools  Monroe News Star

Two mosquito pools in Ouachita Parish have tested positive for West Nile virus, according to the Mosquito Abatement District. The pools were collected June 6-7 ...

Church hosts native tenor for homecoming concert | Tempo  The Franklin Sun

On Sunday, Sept. 9, 6 pm, at the Assembly Church in West Monroe, there will be a triumphant homecoming concert of one of the Twin Cities' favorite sons, tenor ...

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 ...

Zachary wins back-to-back Louisiana 5A titles by beating No. 56 West Monroe  High School Football America

Zachary won its second straight Louisiana Class 5A state high school football championship by beating No. 56 West Monroe 27-24 Saturday night.

The Louisiana Opera presents: Arnold Rawls

The Louisiana Opera presents Arnold Rawls! Doors open at 6pm Sunday, September 9th at The Assembly in West Monroe.

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 ...

Report: West Monroe High School band set to perform in Donald Trump's inaugural parade, a 'once-in-a-lifetime opportunity'  The Advocate

More than 200 Louisiana high school students will be part of Donald Trump's inaugural parade on Friday, according to a report.

Thibodaux girls end West Monroe's season  Monroe News Star

The 16th-seeded West Monroe Lady Rebels battled to the final whistle as the Lady Rebels' season came to an end with a 51-42 Class 5A first round girls' ...

West Monroe High School student arrested for assault

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

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 ...

Louisiana ups the ante with stricter school performance ratings  MyArkLaMiss

Louisiana schools performance rating will be ranked on a stricter level than previous years. Ouachita Parish School officials speak on how they're preparing for ...

Separation brought Powell twins closer | Sports  The Franklin Sun

West Monroe head coach Kyle Hill had one of those, “Here we go again” moments during a freshman basketball game roughly three years ago. After a bit of a ...

Five must-see high school football games in northeast Louisiana in 2018  Monroe News Star

High school football season is almost here. Scrimmages are being played this week with jamborees set for the following week. Then, in the last week of August, ...

A look inside school security

Ouachita Parish Schools Superintendent Don Coker says Tuesday's shooting in Kentucky is a reminder that it can happen anywhere.

West Monroe High School Rebel Band's March To Washington D.C.  MyArkLaMiss

In less than a week, the West Monroe High School Rebel Band will be making its way to Washington D.C. to perform in the Presidential Inaugural Parade.

Ouachita Parish students will have Nov. 6 off  Monroe News Star

Students in Ouachita Parish Schools will have Nov. 6 off because it's an election day, and 22 parish schools act as polling places.

West Nile virus found in 9 mosquito pools across Ouachita  Monroe News Star

Nine mosquito pools in Ouachita Parish have tested positive for West Nile virus, according to the Mosquito Abatement District.

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 ...

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 ...

West Monroe ready to break in new stadium, artificial turf  Monroe News Star

Completion of stadium renovations and new artificial turf brings excitement for upcoming football season at West Monroe.

5 areas in Ouachita Parish test positive for West Nile  MyArkLaMiss

Five mosquito pools, representing five locations, have tested positive for West Nile virus in Ouachita Parish.

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.

More than 10000 early votes cast ahead of Tuesday election  The Franklin Sun

More than 10000 people in Ouachita Parish cast a vote during early voting for the Nov. 6 election, according to the parish registrar.

Ouachita Parish authorities looking for missing teen

Kaley Davis, age 15, was last seen at her residence in west Ouachita Parish on Saturday, April 14th.

West Monroe airman has 'unicorn rare' chance at Honor Guard  Monroe News Star

Airman 1st Class Salem A.H. Rhea will train to be part of the U.S. Air Force Honor Guard.

Mayoral candidates in West Monroe giving answers at forum

The West Monroe-West Ouachita Chamber of Commerce put a forum together Thursday night for folks to get to know alderman and mayoral candidates.

Women forced into sex acts at West Monroe massage parlors to pay $40,000 debt

WEST MONROE, La. (KNOE) - Customers of two West Monroe massage parlors engaged in acts which were the result of sex trafficking according to records ...

Our guide to weekend fun September 6-9  Monroe News Star

From a day of turkeys to a night of opera, the News-Star shares where to find fun in the Twin Cities.

West Monroe High School's stadium will see changes at the end of season

Ouachita Parish School Board members met Tuesday night, and one one hot topic on the agenda was the construction project at West Monroe High School's ...

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.

WMHS quiz bowl team heading to nationals  Monroe News Star

Six teens from West Monroe High School will compete in the 345-team National Academic Quiz Tournaments' High School National Championship Tournament ...

West Monroe High School places in Louisiana Tech High School Quiz Bowl  Monroe News Star

Members of the WMHS Quiz Bowl team recently competed at the annual Louisiana Tech High School Quiz Bowl Tournament where they were awarded Third ...

West Monroe Rebels 'Changing the Game'

Read how the West Monroe Rebels are taking Friday night football to another level.

Facebook page calls for the change of the West Monroe Rebel mascot

Alumni on a Facebook page are calling for the change of the WMHS mascot: The Rebels. But other alumni say no way, the mascot is here to stay.

How a high-school assistant principal put Barkevious Mingo on the track to becoming a Seahawk  The Seattle Times

Outside linebacker Barkevious Mingo will be counted on to provide a pass rush in his first season with the Seahawks. But without a high school assistant ...

West Monroe High School to get $742K football scoreboard  Monroe News Star

West Monroe High School will soon have a $742,000 scoreboard for Don Shows Field at Rebel Stadium. The Ouachita Parish School Board approved an ...

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.

West Monroe High School band donates to Denham Springs High School band  The Advocate

The West Monroe High School's Rebel Band partnered with the AT&T Pioneers of Louisiana to present a $1000 check to the Denham Springs High School Band ...

NELA Signing Day recaps  Monroe News Star

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

Battle on the Border: Prospects to watch at talent-laden event  247Sports

Previewing the talented competing in a loaded slate of games at the annual Battle on the Border High School Football Showcase in Shreveport.

Highlights: New LSU commit Ray Parker in action  247Sports

RUSTON, La. -- The above video features highlights of 2019 four-star recruit and new LSU Tigers commit Ray Parker in Ruston (La.) High School's 56-28 home ...

'A good place to find yourself'  Monroe News Star

JROTC program at West Monroe High School is among top 10 percent worldwide.

West Monroe High School Band to Perform at Inauguration  MyArkLaMiss

After 12 years, the West Monroe High School band is about to make history again.

Iota girls pull away late from West Monroe  Monroe News Star

The West Monroe Lady Rebels ran out of magic as the Iota Lady Bulldogs outscored the host team 17-8 in the final period en route to taking home a 47-30 ...

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