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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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West Monroe Mayor speaks at first State of the City Address: what’s new and what’s coming  MyArkLaMiss

Mayor Staci Albritton-Mitchell's first State of the City Address covered new services and city needs coming to West Monroe. Many new things are happening, ...

Double the fun & economic growth for next year’s Mardi Gras celebration  MyArkLaMiss

If you've lived in Louisiana long enough, then you know the excitement that comes with Mardi Gras. This year, two West Monroe women have decided to add ...

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 ...

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 ...

ULM will award one lucky student with newly founded scholarship  MyArkLaMiss

MONROE, La (7/11/19) – Students could have another way to pay to further their education at the University of Monroe. A new scholarship in business ...

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 ...

Summer League Roundup: Parish schools put a cap on hoops  The Franklin Sun

Changes in style, new faces and a brand names reestablishing their dominance sum up the summer league basketball scene in Northeast Louisiana the past ...

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.

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 HS student arrested, others praised after handicapped student is shoved

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

McFarland to be speaker at West Monroe program  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 ...

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 ...

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.

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.

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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

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

UPDATE: Police arrested a second WMHS student for drug possession  MyArkLaMiss

West Monroe police arrested a second student after a drug investigation at West Monroe High School.

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 ...

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.

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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.

School Board to lease West Monroe church space for Boley  The Franklin Sun

The Ouachita Parish School Board agreed to sign a commercial lease with the Assembly West Monroe earlier this week to use some 22000 square feet of day ...

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.

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 ...

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.

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

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

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 man accused of threatening to shoot because of loud music  The Franklin Sun

Ouachita Parish sheriff's deputies arrested a West Monroe man on suspicion of aggravated assault with a firearm last week after authorities were told the suspect ...

Sterlington, OCS, CCS secure top seeds in LHSAA baseball playoffs  Monroe News Star

The path to three state championships runs through northeastern Louisiana after Class 3A Sterlington. Division IV Ouachita Christian and Division V Claiborne ...

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.

Man arrested for alleged drug charges  MyArkLaMiss

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

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 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.

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.

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

Two teenagers have been arrested after being accused of vandalizing West Monroe Police golf carts at West Monroe High School.

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 ...

OPSO arrests West Monroe man for attacking deputies  The Franklin Sun

Ouachita Parish sheriff's deputies arrested a West Monroe man on suspicion of simple assault of a police officer last Saturday after authorities were notified of a ...

OPSB agrees to rebuild Boley at current site  The Franklin Sun

Destroyed by a fire a month ago, Boley Elementary School in West Monroe will be rebuilt on the same plot of land the school has occupied for decades.

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 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 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 student arrested for assault

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

West Monroe man arrested for motor vehicle theft  The Franklin Sun

Ouachita Parish sheriff's deputies arrested a West Monroe man on suspicion of theft of a motor vehicle last week after authorities were dispatched in reference to ...

West Monroe aldermen tap Buxton to fill board vacancy  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.

Teacher announces candidacy for House District 15 seat  Monroe News Star

West Monroe High School teacher Ryan Reid announced his candidacy for the Louisiana House of Representatives, District 15.

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.

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.

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 man arrested after tripping local business alarm system  The Franklin Sun

Ouachita Parish sheriff's deputies arrested a West Monroe man for simple burglary last week after authorities were dispatched in reference to an alarm being ...

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 ...

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.

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.

Drew's ex-assistants making own mark  Waco Tribune-Herald

Running on adrenaline after a grueling 16-hour day, Scott Drew and his young coaching staff often gathered at his office at the Ferrell Center for a little late-night ...

MARTIN: One play won't define 2018 West Monroe defense  The Franklin Sun

How do you put a bow on a season that made history but was abruptly ended by an 80-yard fourth quarter touchdown? How do you come to grips with a.

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.

West Monroe players in for rude awakening after 0-2 district start  The Franklin Sun

Humbled with an 0-2 start to district, West Monroe baseball will undergo some significant changes this week.

West Monroe man arrested for stealing brisket, hiding meat in pants  The Franklin Sun

Monroe police arrested a West Monroe man on suspicion of shoplifting last week after authorities received a theft of goods complaint at a local grocery store in ...

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 ...

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

A West Monroe teen was arrested by officers after a drug investigation at West Monroe High School for bringing 132 Adderall pills to campus on Feb. 14.

West Monroe business weighs local expansion | Local/State Headlines  The Franklin Sun

The Board of Aldermen agreed Tuesday to offer a West Monroe business a break on the city's sales taxes if the company decided to expand its operations here.

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.

Carlson throws no-hitter, sends West Ouachita back to Sulphur  The Franklin Sun

A return trip to Sulphur became more challenging for softball clubs this season with the quarterfinals being played at higher seeds' sites rather than Sulphur.

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.

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

Lions drew defending Class 5A champ Walker in semifinals.

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.

Bayou Jamb 2019 matchups set on new date | Sports  The Franklin Sun

The Bayou Jamb 2019 will get a slight shakeup as the event moves from a two-day weekend event to Thursday and Friday evening.

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 ...

WEST MONROE: Mitchell wants sewer, water rate hikes  The Franklin Sun

West Monroe Mayor Staci Mitchell says she plans to ask the West Monroe Board of Aldermen to approve a series of rate hikes next month that would result in ...

New Mardi Gras Krewe coming to the twin cities

MONROE, La. (KNOE) - A new Krewe is coming to town. The Krewe de Riviere will be hosting their first Mardi Gras parade on February 8th of 2020. The theme ...

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!

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 ...

OPSB announces Summer Feeding Program | Local/State Headlines  The Franklin Sun

The Ouachita Parish School Board is participating in the Summer Food *Service* Program. Meals will be provided to all children without charge.

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.

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.

Sterlington youth hoops camp upcoming | Sports  The Franklin Sun

Registration is underway for the Sterlington Panther Basketball Camp to be held June 17-20 from 9 a.m.-noon at the Panthers' Den.

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 ...

West Monroe High School band leaves for D.C.  KTAL

The West Monroe High School Band is D.C. bound for the Presidential inauguration.

West Monroe Rebels 'Changing the Game'

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

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.

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 ...

Former RCC supervisor sentenced for violating inmates' civil rights  The Franklin Sun

A former captain at the Richwood Correctional Center in Monroe was sentenced last week for his role in a conspiracy to violate the civil rights of five inmates.

West Ouachita goes 3-1 in Altick | Sports  The Franklin Sun

Whoever made the West Ouachita Chiefs baseball schedule — ahem, head coach Mitch Thomas — certainly didn't do his team any favors by scheduling games ...

West Monroe woman arrested for hit-and-run  The Franklin Sun

Ouachita Parish sheriff's deputies arrested a West Monroe woman on suspicion of hit-and-run driving last week after authorities were notified of a truck backing ...

Power Five commitment recap: June 24-28  247Sports

The NCAA Dead Period got underway on Monday, but the commitments haven't slowed down as some of the top prospects in the 2020 recruiting cycle have ...

West Ouachita heats up with postseason nearing | Sports  The Franklin Sun

It's April in Northeast Louisiana, which means a number of things regarding sports. One of those annual occurrences we've come to expect is the rise of West ...

Troopers arrest Monroe man after finding crashed vehicle in Sterlington  The Franklin Sun

Louisiana State Police troopers arrested a Monroe man on seven charges after finding a crashed vehicle at the dead end of Mary Drive in Sterlington.

OPSO investigates suspected double homicide | Crime  The Franklin Sun

Ouachita Parish Sheriff's Investigators are currently investigating a homicide where the victim was found by a passing motorist on Douglas Road in Monroe at ...

Audit reveals additional compensation for GOWC officers | Local/State Headlines  The Franklin Sun

A recent audit of Greater Ouachita Water Co.'s finances for the fiscal year ending Aug. 31, 2018 showed two of the utility company's officials were paid a salary ...

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 ...

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 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 ...

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 ...

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