Publication: KNOE TV8

First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

West Monroe may consider sales tax hike

WEST MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - Sales tax in West Monroe could soon go up. City Council will hold a special meeting on Friday to talk about a tax election in December. We sat down with Mayor Dave Norris to find out why there's a need.From buying something ... [Published KNOE TV8 - 4 hours ago]
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 1 reports

Turf field update: ""We want the tax payers to benefit from this"

MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News)- Big piles of dirt have taken over the football field and tracks at three Monroe City high schools.Construction on the football fields at Neville, Wossman, and Carroll High Schools began in April.After three months of work, the ... [Published KNOE TV8 - 7 hours ago]
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 1 reports

A shortage of indigent defenders may mean problems for the court system in the future

?OUACHITA PARISH, La. (KNOE 8 News)- Everyone has a right to an attorney, if you can't afford one, one will be appointed to you.Here in Ouachita Parish and throughout the state there's a shortage of indigent attorneys or public defenders. It's causing ... [Published KNOE TV8 - 8 hours ago]
Entities: Felony, Juvenile, Appointed
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 13 hours ago - 1 reports

Christopher Robinson Arrested

On 7-22-14 Monroe Police Detectives assisted by the Ouachita Sheriff's Warrant Division located Robinson at a trailer park in the 1500 block of Old Natchitoches in West Monroe. Robinson was standing outside and ran when officers arrived. He was apprehended, ... [Published KNOE TV8 - 13 hours ago]
Entities: Arrests, Affidavit, Officer
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 17 hours ago - 1 reports

BJS Releases The Nation's Two Measures Of Homicide

Information contained on this page is provided by an independent third-party content provider. WorldNow and this Station make no warranties or representations in connection therewith. If you have any questions or comments about this page please contact ... [Published KNOE TV8 - 17 hours ago]
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 17 hours ago - 1 reports

AgCenter launches billboard campaign urging healthy lifestyle

BATON ROUGE, La. - The path to a healthier lifestyle sometimes begins with small steps. But for low-income people whose budgets and food options are often limited, taking those first steps can be difficult.To help them get started, the LSU AgCenter has ... [Published KNOE TV8 - 17 hours ago]
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 17 hours ago - 1 reports

A Union Parish resident noticed a vehicle with a trailer parked at an abandoned residence

he owns so he blocked the vehicle so it couldn't leave and called authorities.Union Parish sheriff's deputies arrived to find the man and a Bernice police officer already on the scene detaining the couple along with five children ages 2 to 15 years o ... [Published KNOE TV8 - 17 hours ago]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

Is the Common Core debate more about politics than education?

MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - The start of school is only about three weeks away and a truce on common core is nowhere in sight. In fact, it looks like this fight will go to the courts.On Monday, 17 lawmakers have filed a suit trying to block the standards. ... [Published KNOE TV8 - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

Talks of a direct flight to Denver from Monroe still in the air

MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News)- More talks are underway tonight about a direct flight between Monroe and Denver.Today Mayor Jamie Mayo talked about it at his bi-weekly news meeting.Alberta Turner has family in Las Vegas which she visits frequently. She's on ... [Published KNOE TV8 - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

CenturyLink hold it's "Topping Off" ceremony

MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News)- CenturyLink is getting a little bit closer to finishing its new technology center of excellence.Today was the "Topping Out" ceremony for the new facility, and the raising of the flag that will fly at the top of the building ... [Published KNOE TV8 - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

U.S. News & World Report Ranks St. Francis Medical Center as One of Louisiana's Top 3 Hospitals

Washington, DC - St. Francis Medical Center has been ranked as the third best hospital for 2014-15 in Louisiana by U.S. News & World Report and recognized in northeastern Louisiana as a best regional hospital in neurology, neurosurgery and orthopedics. ... [Published KNOE TV8 - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

UPDATE: Victim taken off life support, police continue search for suspect

UPDATE (6:30 p.m.) - The family of a Monroe attempted murder victim has stepped forward asking for the public's help.James "Jimmy" Atwell, 48, has been taken off life support at a hospital in Shreveport according to his family.Atwell was reportedly hit ... [Published KNOE TV8 - Jul 21 2014]

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"In 2002 we were paying about $700, 000 in pension match. That has gone up to, what is that number, 2.7" Norris said
"We want the tax payers to benefit from this as well. This is not just their children, but those who want to walk or run or exercise. The tracks are going to be nice, the others were just worn out and it was time for new ones" School BoardBoard member Mickey Traweek said
"Criminal defense or public defense is funded by traffic tickets primarily with the state also kicking in about 30 million dollars" Noel said
...the importance of making good eating choices and getting physical activity, they can bring that knowledge home to their families," she said. "The opposite is true as well because their parents might participate in SNAP-Ed programs that teach them how to be a role model for their children. The billboards reinforce those lessons."

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West Monroe may consider sales tax hike [Published KNOE TV8 - 4 hours ago]
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A shortage of indigent defenders may mean probl... [Published KNOE TV8 - 8 hours ago]
Christopher Robinson Arrested [Published KNOE TV8 - 13 hours ago]
BJS Releases The Nation's Two Measures Of Homicide [Published KNOE TV8 - 17 hours ago]
AgCenter launches billboard campaign urging hea... [Published KNOE TV8 - 17 hours ago]
A Union Parish resident noticed a vehicle with ... [Published KNOE TV8 - 17 hours ago]
Is the Common Core debate more about politics t... [Published KNOE TV8 - Jul 22 2014]
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CenturyLink hold it's "Topping Off" ceremony [Published KNOE TV8 - Jul 22 2014]
U.S. News & World Report Ranks St. Francis Medi... [Published KNOE TV8 - Jul 21 2014]
UPDATE: Victim taken off life support, police c... [Published KNOE TV8 - Jul 21 2014]
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Linux gets automotive grade release for open so... [Published KNOE TV8 - Jul 20 2014]
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