Nelson Mandela was lauded as a "giant of history" and "one of the greatest leaders of our time" as tens of thousands cheered and almost 100 world leaders paid tribute to the anti-apartheid icon at a memorial service Tuesday.
New Orleans Saints QB Drew Brees has been nominated for the FedEx Air NFL Player of the Week for the sixth time this season, the league announced Tuesday.
The University of Louisiana at Monroe had its A2 bond rating affirmed by Moody’s Investors Service Wednesday,
A legislative audit reveals Grambling State University failed to return federal money in the proper timeline.
It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas, and that means many items in the home that look festive, but could present hazards.
Modern Etiquette Expert Anna Post and Dr. Susan Rehm talk about flu etiquette, to prevent the flu this season!
The Travel Company is offering some travel packages and great gift ideas, like Branson Packages, Cruises, Disneyworld, Paris, or Cancun.
Gala of The Little Match Girl and Power and Grace is Friday December 20th at 7:30 pm at the Monroe Civic Center Theater.
Thinking about a little getaway this season? Lifestyle expert, Amy Goodman has the scoop on the hottest places to go by land and sea.
The "Gram Fam" had a warm welcome for new head coach Broderick Fobbs.
Now, thanks to a three-mill property tax approved by parish voters in October, a better, faster 911 system is coming, according to parish law enforcement.
Auditions for the hit Fox show begin in January.
The 2013 college football regular season has come to an end and now all that's left are bowl games to usher out the Bowl Championship Series era before the College Football Playoff begins in 2014.
Baton Rouge Police are investigating the armed robbery of a Jack in the Box.
Sometimes, the word “organic” earns its health halo: A new study finds that organic cow’s milk really is healthier than conventional milk.
Some familes in need will have a great Christmas thanks to the generosity of Monroe's Junior League.
The Monroe City School Board's policy committee considered a charter school policy, but not without a local charter school director speaking out.
Influenza, meningitis, whooping cough, measles. These are just a few illnesses that can be prevented, if we vaccinate ourselves and our children against them.
The I-20 Economic Development Board is a step closer to finding a solution, after months of no meetings and a huge delay on projects.
Three National Guardsmen have been arrested by Union Parish sheriff's deputies accused of stealing more than $13,000 worth of night vision goggles and scope systems for M-16 rifles.
The Ouachita Public Library Main Branch at 1800 Stubbs Avenue in Monroe will host a community lunch meeting for individuals and business owners on Wednesday, December 11 at noon.
Lt. Jerry Williams calls for red kettle volunteers and folks to adopt seniors this season.
Edward Morales gives some designer inside tips on how to decorate your home.
Law enforcement in South Arkansas have made a large steroids bust, possibly the largest in the state.
Khloe Madison Gorman visits Louisiana Living to share her story.
A 74-year-old man was killed in a house fire this morning in Shreveport.
The former clerk of the Concordia Parish Town of Ridgecrest took $22,484 in town utility deposits between January and August of this year, according to an audit released Monday by Legislative Auditor Daryl Purpera’s office.
The Southern Arkansas University Fall Commencement ceremonies are scheduled for December 13, 2013, at the W.T. Watson Athletic Center.
The Monroe City Council will vote Tuesday on a resolution to allow the city to bid for the construct of outdoor bathrooms at six parks and community centers in the city.
A pilot program at some New Orleans schools is getting rave reviews for giving kids a release from stress and helping them deal with anger issues.
The final schedule for the LHSAA Football State Championships are released.
Sarah Palin met some of the stars of the popular television series, "Duck Dynasty," over the weekend while on her book tour in Monroe.
Entergy Arkansas officials say an early morning transformer fire at its Nuclear One facility in Russellville has been contained without injuries or threats to safety.
The Arkansas Food Bank says food donations are always welcomed, but what they need the most is money.
A second suspect wanted for thefts and racketeering at retail stores within Monroe City, Ouachita Parish, and other states has been arrested. Three more are still on the loose.
Louisiana Tech’s Office of Multicultural Affairs is gearing up for its 21st annual Christmas Fest Tuesday, Dec. 10.
Stay safe during the holiday season by taking advantage of Safety Cab, a program that offers free cab rides home.
More people are working from home these days, so a home office gift could be perfect for this holiday.
With the national debate on healthcare are we losing sight of the importance of kindness in patient care?
It was a record setting night for Drew Brees and the Saints as they defeated the Carolina Panthers 31-13 on Sunday Night Football.
A South Carolina sheriff is refusing to lower the American flag in tribute to Nelson Mandela, saying the honor should be reserved for American citizens.
Winter is here, and this time of year brings questions about protecting landscape plants during the cold months of December, January and February.
President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama will head to South Africa on Monday to attend the national memorial service for Nelson Mandela.
For the first time in 25 years, the LSU football team will play in the Outback Bowl in Tampa, Fla.
Gas prices are going up, according to AAA.
A Monroe man goes behind bars after a family argument turns violent.
A trip from Louisiana to California took a bizarre turn -- during a connection in Houston.
Louisiana authorities say computer hackers may have gained access to the personal information of thousands of residents who use debit cards issued by JPMorgan Chase for three state agencies.
The merger between American Airlines and US Airways has been given the go-ahead.
Folks in Pecanland Mall in Monroe got to take a step back in time this weekend.