Sat, 17 Nov 2018 00:25:30 +0000: Coward: I told Echols 'people disappear' but didn't intend threat - GANNETT Syndication ServiceIn a Monroe Police Department report, Wardell Coward, Southside Economic Development District board member, told officers he didn't intend to threaten Councilman Michael Echols after a Tuesday meeting. Fri, 16 Nov 2018 22:06:03 +0000: Some appreciation for the less-thanked among us - GANNETT Syndication ServiceEvery Thanksgiving my column before the holiday is a list of things and people for which and for whom I am thankful. Fri, 16 Nov 2018 22:04:03 +0000: Take a true adventure: Head to Tanzania and Kenya - GANNETT Syndication ServiceEvery day in Africa is an adventure, simply because you never know what you would see or what would happen. Fri, 16 Nov 2018 19:55:13 +0000: Auditor: '100 percent' confident up to $85M misspent on Medicaid - GANNETT Syndication ServiceLegislative Auditor Dan Purpera said new system will remedy many issues moving forward Fri, 16 Nov 2018 19:14:29 +0000: Autism Center at ULM receives $10K New Horizons grant to fund research - GANNETT Syndication ServiceThe Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana Foundation has awarded the Autism Center at ULM a New Horizons research grant of $10,000. Fri, 16 Nov 2018 19:09:46 +0000: Feeding America CEO to speak at Grambling State graduation - GANNETT Syndication ServiceClaire Babineaux-Fontenot to share December 14 at University’s Fall Commencement Fri, 16 Nov 2018 17:45:24 +0000: Physician assistant accused of prescribing painkillers illegally - GANNETT Syndication ServiceA Monroe physician's assistant is facing charges after he allegedly continued to write a former patient prescriptions after she quit visiting his doctor's office. Fri, 16 Nov 2018 17:38:12 +0000: Alcohol is killing more people, and younger. The heaviest increases are among women - GANNETT Syndication ServiceFrom 2007 to 2017, the number of deaths attributable to alcohol increased 35 percent. The death rate rose 24 percent. Deaths among women rose 67 percent. Fri, 16 Nov 2018 16:36:35 +0000: BREAKING: Mike Johnson wins post on GOP launching pad - GANNETT Syndication ServiceVice President Mike Pence and Louisiana Congressman Steve Scalise are among previous chairmen Fri, 16 Nov 2018 16:27:31 +0000: Grambling's Gallot named HBCU's Best Leader, university wins 5 awards - GANNETT Syndication ServiceThis is the second consecutive year Gallot has won this award.