Severe thunderstorms hit the viewing area Friday night, downing trees and power lines across the viewing area. Perhaps the worst of the damage was in parts of Jackson Parish, including Weston and Wyatt.
On Thursday, Sheriff Gary Gilley of the Richland Parish Sheriff’s Office stated his Criminal Investigation Division-Narcotics Unit ended an approximately three month drug investigation in Delhi, LA with the arrest of Whitney J. Alexander.
The Monticello Water System is experiencing problems with the water supply. Because of these problems, the water produced by the water supply system is of questionable microbiological quality. This advisory is only for the Northern end of the Water System including Elmwood area.
Thursday morning, Monroe Police officers were notified of a high speed pursuit southbound on Jackson Street involving Monroe Police and a car driven by 29 year-old Martis Smith. Smith was treated for moderate injuries and then booked into Ouachita Correctional Center.
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