ULM is joining with NOAA, the National Oceanic and Administrative Administration, to study tornadoes this season. The organization is giving tours of the NOAA P-3 Hurricane Hunter aircraft at 10 a.m., Wednesday, March 21 at the Monroe Regional Airport in Avflight Hangar #3. The Verification of the Origins of Tornadoes Experiment-Southeast, or VORTEX-SE, focuses on improving understanding of the unique characteristics of storms and tornadoes in the Southeast United States. The project is...
Monroe's Southside Economic Development District (SEDD) is in the planning phase to lure a casino to the Ouachita River in Monroe. Monroe lawmaker Marcus Hunter has indicated he will introduce a bill to make the Ouachita River eligible to house a riverboat casino. Numerous reports say the DiamondJacks Casino in Bossier is a likely target. If SEDD is courting DiamondJacks it better hurry and put a ring on it because Robert is also calling on the casino and is much closer to sealing the deal....
Much like health care and higher education in Louisiana, the Department of Corrections is facing deep budget cuts next fiscal year, which would leave them with less money to house inmates.