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Posted on: May 18, 2020

Portion of Highland Park named as LED Certified Site

Highland Park

Louisiana Economic Development (LED) has notified the City of West Monroe that a portion of its Highland Park property has been designated as an LED Certified Site.

Highland Park, formerly known as the Trenton Street Golf Course, is located in the heart of...

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Posted on: May 15, 2020

WMPD launches mobile app

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The West Monroe Police Department now has a new tool to assist the community.

A West Monroe Police Department mobile app is now available to help the public stay up-to-date with information regarding news, alerts, warrants as well as the ability to submit ...

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Posted on: May 13, 2020

Mobile COVID-19 testing available in Ouachita Parish


Ouachita Parish officials recently announced locations for mobile COVID-19 testing throughout Ouachita Parish.

Free testing will be available in Ouachita Parish beginning on Monday, May 18 through June 12. 

The mobile unit will provide drive-thru t...

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Posted on: May 7, 2020

Downtown West Monroe Selected as New Louisiana Main Street District

Main Street

Lieutenant Governor Billy Nungesser and Louisiana Main Street (LMS) announce the designation of downtown West Monroe as a designated Louisiana Main Street district. West Monroe becomes the first city to go through the Lagniappe Community process leading t...

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Posted on: May 1, 2020

West Monroe named as one of Louisiana's Best Places to Retire

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SmartAsset, a New York financial technology company, has released its sixth annual study on the Best Places to Retire in the United States. The company published a list of the top 10 best places to retire in Louisiana based on tax friendliness, number of ...

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Posted on: May 12, 2020

City of West Monroe announces opening of buildings and services

Open Business

In response to Governor John Bel Edwards’ recent announcement for Louisiana to enter Phase 1 of coronavirus reopening, the City of West Monroe has made the following changes to its city buildings and facilities:

  • Beginning on Monday, May 18, City ...
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Posted on: May 8, 2020

AmeriCorps taking applications for Summer Team


Recent high school graduates and college-age students are encouraged to apply for the SEE West Monroe AmeriCorps Summer Team.

The program allows participants to work flexible hours and get real-world experience as a mentor - all while getting paid to help ...

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