Robb Hannawacker /

Mosquito spraying will begin this evening around Ouachita Parish in the evening hours.  From 9:00 p.m. until midnight an airplane will traet areas currently affected by the West Nile virus. The spraying will happen in Monroe, West Monroe, Richwood, Swarts and Calhoun.

Poor weather conditions could postpone the spraying until another evening. 


A West Monroe man has been arrested for an alleged hit and run accident that left a pedestrian and infant injured. 

Michael Ethan Dunn, age 19 of West Monroe, has been booked into Ouachita Correction Center on one count of Felony Hit and Run Driving and one count of Reckless Operation. 

 The accident happened at a school bus stop in Calhoun.  

A woman and infant were standing at a bus stop while a child was exiting a school bus. A car veered off the road and hit the woman and infant and the drove away.