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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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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.

Weekend Events February 22-24  MyArkLaMiss

Check out what's happening this weekend in the twin cities!

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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 Football Team visits woman in hospital  MyArkLaMiss

West Monroe High School Football Team visits woman in hospital.

Monroe-West Monroe high school football scoreboard  Monroe News Star

Area. West Monroe 49, Ouachita 18. Bastrop 32, West Ouachita 10. Neville 33, Franklin Parish 6. Richwood 42, Madison 0. Sterlington 31, Union Parish 20.

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 ...

Female sailor from Denham Springs holds educational clinic

A Denham Springs native helped teach students who play the clarinet at a Louisiana high school.

North La. scholar-athletes to be honored at Shreveport NFF event  Shreveport Times

Student-athletes from nine north Louisiana schools will be honored Thursday night by the S.M. McNaughton Chapter of the National Football Foundation and ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 Sports  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.

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.

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.

Gallery: John Ehret vs. West Monroe  Monroe News Star

West Monroe blanks John Ehret 28-0 at West Monroe High School in West Monroe, La. Nov. 30 and plays for the Class 4A state championship next week.

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.

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.

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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 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 ...

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 ...

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

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

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 ...

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 ...

WMHS team visits woman in hospice  MyArkLaMiss

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

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.

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.

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.

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 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 ...

Monroe suspect arrested for burglary at Neville High School  The Franklin Sun

Monroe police arrested a Monroe man on suspicion of simple burglary last week after authorities were notified of a burglary at Neville High School.

New security procedures Friday nights at Rebel Stadium

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

PHOTOS: West Monroe dominates Captain Shreve | Sports  The Franklin Sun

Captain Shreve chanted, “We want the smoke” before challenging No. 1 West Monroe in the first round of the playoffs. It took the Rebels only 12 minutes to jump ...

Man arrested for alleged drug charges  MyArkLaMiss

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

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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.

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 ...

WMPD arrested a man for trespassing onto WMHS's tennis courts  MyArkLaMiss

West Monroe Police arrested a man suspected to be under the influence of drugs for trespassing onto West Monroe High School's tennis courts.

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 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.

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.

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.

Star-studded field highlights WM's Sidney Smith Invitational  Monroe News Star

Annual Holiday hoops tradition continues at West Monroe.

West Monroe lands 9 on LFCA All-State; Neville's Franklin named 4A defensive MVP  The Franklin Sun

The Louisiana Football Coaches Association released its All-State teams over the weekend with West Monroe garnering nine LFCA First- and Second-Team ...

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 ...

Louisiana Living: Wetlands Day Celebration  MyArkLaMiss

West Monroe High School students Max Thurpin and Noah Ferguson joined us today on Louisiana Living to talk about the upcoming Wetlands Day celebration ...

US Navy Band coming to West Monroe | Tempo  The Franklin Sun

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

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 ...

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.”

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.

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 ...

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.

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, ...

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.

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 ...

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.

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!

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.

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 ...

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.

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 ...

Martin: 25 reasons to get excited for 2018 high school football season  The Franklin Sun

The countdown for the start of the high school football season is now less than 40 days away, which means it's time to start wetting our appetite for what should.

Monroe man accused of battering Sterlington football coach  The Franklin Sun

Ouachita Parish sheriff's deputies arrested a Monroe man on suspicion of battery of a school teacher after the suspect reportedly attacked a Sterlington High ...

East All-Stars win I-20 Bowl | Sports  The Franklin Sun

The East All-Stars avenged last year's loss to the West with a 35-21 victory at Ruston High School in the Walk-Ons I-20 Bowl last Saturday.

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 ...

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.

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.

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 ...

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.

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 ...

West Monroe High School student arrested for assault

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

Cajuns have competition for recruit with 'dream offer'  The Daily Advertiser

UL has some competition for Andrew Gleason, the class of 2019 West Monroe High defensive lineman who received what he called a “dream” scholarship offer ...

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.

Ouachita claws out softball win at West Monroe  Monroe News Star

Lady Lions overcome early deficit to defeat West Monroe.

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 ...

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 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 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 ...

Weekend Events November 29-December 2, 2018  MyArkLaMiss

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

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 ...

WMPD arrest West Monroe man on domestic abuse, drug charges  The Franklin Sun

West Monroe police arrested a West Monroe man on several charges, including domestic abuse by strangulation, last week after an out-of-state woman notified ...

OPSO arrests Monroe man for home invasion | Crime  The Franklin Sun

Ouachita Parish sheriff's deputies arrested a Monroe man on suspicion of home invasion last month after authorities received a complaint of the suspect walking ...

Ouachita Parish handles Richwood in season opener | Sports  The Franklin Sun

The Ouachita Parish Lions matched Richwood's intensity and rode a fast start to a 34-2 dominant victory at home Friday night.

Bank of Ruston changes name | Local/State Headlines  The Franklin Sun

Bank of Ruston, a 114-year old Louisiana-based financial institution, announced recently that it has changed its name to Century Next Bank. The new name is ...

Ouachita claims No. 2 seed as LHSAA releases brackets  The Franklin Sun

After the brackets finally released Monday afternoon, all eyes locally fixated on a potential second-round matchup between the West Monroe Rebels and ...

OCS shuts out Cedar Creek at home | Sports  The Franklin Sun

The Ouachita Christian Eagles are building momentum ahead of their showdown with Oak Grove this Friday night.

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