Tue, 18 Jan 2022 14:00:27 +0000: Bright-Lamkin-Easterling House in Monroe one of state's most endangered historic places - GANNETT Syndication ServiceAccording to the Louisiana Trust for Historic Preservation, steps must be taken soon to protect the Bright-Lamkin-Easterling House in Ouachita Parish and its ornate craftsmanship before its lost. Tue, 18 Jan 2022 02:00:07 +0000: Thinking of renovating a historic building? Here's what you should know - GANNETT Syndication ServiceThere are four local historic districts in the Twin Cities. Here are some challenges and benefits when preserving historical designations. Mon, 17 Jan 2022 02:00:05 +0000: How teachers are honoring, teaching the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. in 2022 - GANNETT Syndication ServiceLouisiana teachers get creative in teaching the life and meaning of Martin Luther King Jr. as they celebrate the holiday commemorating MLK's legacy. Sun, 16 Jan 2022 17:39:41 +0000: Redistricting plan could result in first-ever Black alderman in West Monroe - GANNETT Syndication ServiceFollowing redistricting within the City of West Monroe, a Black candidates could likely be elected to the Board of Aldermen in the March elections. Sun, 16 Jan 2022 13:00:11 +0000: Ouachita, Monroe schools have remained open, nearby districts closed for COVID: Here's why - GANNETT Syndication ServiceSeveral school districts in the region have closed due to COVID-19, but not for Ouachita Parish and Monroe City Schools. Sun, 16 Jan 2022 11:00:23 +0000: Teacher, staff shortages were a problem for years, COVID makes them critical - GANNETT Syndication ServiceTeacher shortages have long been a problem in the state of Louisiana, long before the pandemic took its toll. Fri, 14 Jan 2022 18:34:38 +0000: Ronald Greene's mom, Black lawmakers accuse State Police coverup of reaching top brass - GANNETT Syndication ServiceRonald Greene died in 2019 following a brutal beating by State Police during an arrest in Union Parish near Monroe. Fri, 14 Jan 2022 16:38:26 +0000: 400 Louisiana bridges receiving $1 billion for repairs and replacements - GANNETT Syndication ServiceThe state's bridges were a focal point for Louisiana's backers of the bipartisan infrastructure package, which was championed by Republican Sen. Bill Cassidy. Fri, 14 Jan 2022 16:02:52 +0000: Warehouse renovation to invest $800K, bring 50 new jobs to Lake Providence - GANNETT Syndication ServiceLouisiana Economic Development estimates the project will result in 57 indirect jobs, for a total of 107 jobs in Louisiana's Northeast region. Thu, 13 Jan 2022 21:55:48 +0000: No new mask mandate as omicron soars, Mardi Gras rolls on in Louisiana - GANNETT Syndication ServiceLouisiana Governor John Bel Edwards said he won't reinstate mask mandate or restrict gatherings unless omicron threatens hospital capacity.