Kandace Moss

Student Reporter

Kandace Moss is a Senior Psychology and Communication double major with a concentration in Journalism at the University of Louisiana Monroe. Originally from Monroe, she intends to graduate in the fall of 2018 and pursue a masters of arts in marriage and family therapy.

Kandace has become involved in many extracurricular activities on the ULM campus including the Campus Activities Board, ULM Scouts, ULM's chapter of NAACP, editor and writer for the student newspaper, The Hawkeye, and Alpha Kappa Alpha sorority.

In her free time, Kandace enjoys going on long runs, journaling, and listening to a wide range of music genres. She also loves volunteering with her beloved sorority and spending time with friends and family.

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The weather is becoming hot and with that comes nice refreshing glasses of lemonade. In honor of Louisiana's " Lemonade Day", Children get to learn how to make an ice cold glass of lemonade and market it at the governor's mansion.

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An illegal immigrant from Columbia pleaded guilty to using a stolen birth certificate and Social Security card to obtain identification cards in Monroe.

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A Dallas man was sentenced to ten years in prison last week for possessing drugs in a vehicle that was stopped in Caddo Parish.

Xavier Martin Guerra, 34, was sentenced Thursday on one count of of possession of methamphetamine with intent to distribute. He was also sentenced to five years of supervised release. According to the Jan. 18 guilty plea, a Caddo Parish Sheriff’s deputy pulled over a vehicle Guerra was riding in on his way from Dallas Texas. Guerra was found to have an active warrant in Panola County, Texas, for forgery and was arrested.

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Ouachita Parish Sheriff's Office is looking for two suspects in connection with a robbery in West Monroe.

Law enforcement responded to a burglar alarm at a West Monroe business April 29 at 10:00 p.m.  Upon arrival, deputies found the front door glass broken out. After Further investigation, the deputies discovered two unidentified suspects  rode bicycles to the store, then broke the door glass and entered the business.

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The small town of Ruston is expecting a new retail shopping center in the spring of 2019. With this new project it will bring 80 jobs to the Ruston market.

The center is being developed by Hutton, a retail development and construction company based in Chattanooga, TN. The 100,000 square foot project located in the northwest corner of I-20 and Cooktown Road represents a capital investment of approximately $23 Million. Construction has already begun for the new shopping center.

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Judge Milton Moore, III, of the Louisiana Second Circuit Court of Appeal will be the keynote speaker at the University of Louisiana Monroe’s Spring 2018 Commencement on Saturday, May 12.

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Award winning artist and actress Beyonce Knowles will be giving Grambling State University grant money as part of her Homecoming Scholars Award Program. GSU was one of three Historically Black Universities chosen in the state.

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The Arkansas men accused of slitting a dog's throat in Morehouse Parish back have pleaded guilty to the charges last Thursday.

 

In August of 2016, Steven Sadler and Boots Stanley was accused of slitting a pit bull's throat and streaming the video on the social media app, Snapchat. The duo faced up to a maximum sentence of 10 years and a fine of up to $25,000 for the charge of animal cruelty.

 

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A Lafayette man pleaded guilty to conspiring to distribute multiple quantities of narcotics and illegal possession of a 9 mm handgun, last Thursday.

Jacob Glen Collett, 35, pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute a controlled substance and one count of possession of a firearm and ammunition by a prohibited person. The plea will become final when accepted by U.S. District Judge Dee D. Drell.

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ULM hosts its season-ticket sale campaign and fundraiser event "2018 Kickoff with Doug Pederson," Saturday, April 21 in Fant-Ewing Coliseum. The all-day event serves as a fundraiser for Warhawk Football and features Super-Bowl Champion coach and ULM alum Doug Pederson as the key speaker at dinner that evening.

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