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  • Audit shows tax revenue rises in Ouachita Parish

    August 3, 2014 5:25 PM

    MONROE, La. (AP) - An independent audit shows the Ouachita Parish Police Jury's fund accounts grew in 2013 as tax revenue increased. The News-Star reported the audit was done by the Monroe firm Huffman & Soignier and presented to the Police Jury on July 27. The audit shows the Police... more »
  • Ouachita Parish convenes summit to fight litter

    June 5, 2012 7:09 AM

    MONROE, La. (AP) - Ouachita Parish officials are looking for ways to help combat illegal dumping and littering problems that's plagued the parish for years. A "litter and illegal trash dumping summit" is scheduled from 1-4 p.m. Tuesday at the city of Monroe's public safety center on U.S. 165 South.... more »
  • Ouachita Parish wants weather warning system

    July 7, 2011 9:41 AM

    MONROE, La. (AP) - Ouachita Parish officials are determining whether a siren warning system for dangerous weather is feasible and fiscally manageable. Tracy Hilburn, director of the Ouachita Parish Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness, said a feasibility study is being conducted on the project that would install towers... more »
  • Rains light way for fireworks in Ouachita Parish

    June 23, 2011 9:38 AM

    MONROE, La. (AP) - Ouachita Parish Fire Chief Pat Hemphill says he expects to rescind a portion of a parish-wide burn ban prohibiting fireworks following this week's rains, although the burn ban is expected to remain in effect. The Ouachita Parish Police Jury approved a temporary burn ban across the... more »

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