The Monroe-West Monroe Convention & Visitors Bureau (MWMCVB) recently awarded Ralph Calhoun, Museum Director of the Biedenharn Museum and Gardens, with a scholarship to attend the 2014 Southeast Tourism Society’s (STS) Marketing College.
The Louisiana Department of Education announced today the number of college credits earned in 2014 by Louisiana students on Advanced Placement (AP®) exams increased by more than 1,250 credits over results in 2013 - the greatest increase in number of credits earned in state history.
Farmers are worried their operations may come under increased federal scrutiny as the U.S. EPA and Army Corps of Engineers seek to clarify which waters are subject to Clean Water Act regulations.
Earth's powerful gravity tugged the moon into its oddball shape long ago, shortly after both bodies formed, a new study suggests.
The Justice Department says an average of 110 people in the U.S. die from drug overdoses every day — more than those killed by gunshot wounds or car crashes.
In Afghanistan, a new therapist is talking with soldiers. Her name is Ellie, she is the face of a computer program and she could be the key to identifying PTSD in America’s military.
Since 1983, the Louisiana Nursing Home Association (LNHA)—headquartered in Baton Rouge—has held the Louisiana Nursing Home Senior Olympics.
Paul Richards, civil engineer with the U. S. Army Corps of Engineers Vicksburg District, has returned from a nine-month deployment to Kabul, Afghanistan, in support of Overseas Contingency Operations.
At least four vaccines are being developed to protect people against Ebola, including one that protects monkeys completely against the deadly virus.
Allison Williams, star of HBO's "Girls" and a classically-trained singer, has been cast as Peter Pan in NBC's telecast of "Peter Pan Live!" coming this winter.
The Wraparound is hosting a back to school bash to give free backpacks to children.
Depending on their location, Israelis have as little as 15 seconds to find shelter when Hamas launches rocket attacks from inside the Gaza Strip.
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Tablet sales are "crashing," says Best Buy's CEO! IPad sales are sinking fast! Is this the beginning of the end for the tablet?
A man is now behind bars after police say he broke into a church, stole music equipment, and then wrote an apology letter to the church and police.
Sierra Leone’s president declared a state of emergency Thursday over the largest outbreak of the Ebola virus in history, drafting in security forces and placing restrictions on movement to combat the spread of the deadly virus.
As California starts handing out its first fines to water-wasters, new data reveals the state’s crippling drought conditions have never been worse.
A two-part delegation of Matsue City Hall representatives and residents will visit New Orleans between August 2 and August 11 to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the sister city relationship between New Orleans and Matsue, Japan.
The Israeli military said Thursday that it is calling up 16,000 additional reservists, bolstering its forces for its fight against Hamas in Gaza after a request for more ammunition from the United States.
Back to school shopping can be a daunting task -- especially for families who need the extra help.
The city of Monroe officially opened 12 new horseshoe pits at Chennault Park on Wednesday.
The police department has seen three resignations in the last month, leaving a hole behind that needs filling.
A man accused in a six-year-old homicide in Lake Charles is now in FBI custody.
Troubles continue to mount for a Shreveport pastor who in February was convicted on sex crimes in U.S. District court in February.
An airstrike hits an open air market. An explosion rocks a school-turned-shelter. A booby-trapped tunnel explodes.
Now that Utah hunters have the go-ahead to shoot crows later this year, will they also eat the birds as the rules require?
The only abortion clinic in Mississippi can remain open after a federal appeal.
The Mini Cooper Countryman was only one of a dozen small cars to get a "Good" rating in the latest round of "small overlap front crash" tests from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety.
House Republicans on Wednesday voted to authorize a lawsuit against President Barack Obama for his use of executive actions as both parties attempt to utilize the suit to motivate voters ahead of the midterm elections.
A restaurant in California is saying absolutely no when it comes to noisy children, but the move is sparking plenty of debate.
New proposed EPA water rules are causing concern for the agriculture community. Farmers could face increased regulation on their water.
The timeless classic 'Les Miserable' will be performed this weekend at ULM's Brown Theater.
U.S. Sen. David Vitter (R-La.) today announced that the Ruston Fire Department will receive $24,304 through a federal grant to improve their capability to respond to fires and emergencies.
The Griffin Funeral Home is hosting a benefit for Frank Ellis. Ellis is a local man that has suffered many strokes and now is in need of community support.
Sacramento Kings player Omri Casspi visited Israeli soldiers ... and brought basketballs.
The LA 183 westbound off ramp (Exit 145) and LA 183 westbound on ramp to I-20 will be closed on Saturday, August 9, 2014 and will remain closed through Tuesday, August 12, 2014.
Residents will have a chance to donate blood at this year's Mash Bash Blood Drive.
Hyundai has two separate recalls involving hundreds of thousands of Sonatas.
Distracted driving has become a major factor in the cause of automobile crashes on our nation's highways.
If you are looking for a job in the energy industry, you may be in luck.
Orlando Bloom threw a punch at Justin Bieber early Wednesday morning in Ibiza
Sometimes, it’s hard to say “no” when a salesman knocks on your door or when a telemarketer calls during dinner. And sometimes, aggressive solicitors won’t take no for an answer.
The LSU AgCenter will host a dedication ceremony for its new Animal and Food Sciences Laboratories Building at 12:30 p.m. on Aug. 6.
The Morehouse Parish Sheriff's Office reports they need help from the community in the search for a missing juvenile.
Aug. 14 at El Dorado High School
A Farmerville man has been accused by an elderly couple of taking money from them to feed his narcotics problem.
If you're wary of chicken and beef products after a major meat supply scandal in Asia, the McDonald's in Japan could have an alternative for you
An Israeli airstrike hit a crowded Gaza shopping area on Wednesday, killing at least 16 people and wounding more than 150
Patrick Sawyer had one stop to make before heading home to Minnesota to celebrate his daughters' birthdays: a conference in Lagos, Nigeria.
Paramount Pictures film studio apologized on Wednesday for a poster for its upcoming film "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles"