Nick Sommer, KTVE - KARD

Nick Sommer


West Monroe, LA, United States

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Past articles by Nick:

NBC 10’s Nick Sommer takes a look at the impact of fentanyl in the Ark-La-Miss

WEST MONROE, La. (KTVE/KARD) — On December 22, 2022, NBC 10’s Nick Sommer took a look at the fentanyl effect in the Ark-La-Miss area and how the community can lessen its impact. For more on this segment, be sure to watch the video above. → Read More

United Way of NELA launches disaster relief project for Union Parish residents

UNION PARISH (KTVE/KARD) — On Thursday, December 15, 2022, the United Way of Northeast Louisiana launched its Union Parish Tornado Response project that will encompass a relief fund and 211 referrals to local resources. According to officials, all funds will be used to meet the needs of Union Parish residents who are displaced due to […] → Read More

Forbes names Louisiana Tech one of two top Louisiana public universities

RUSTON, La. (KTVE/KARD)– Louisiana Tech University has been named to Forbes’ America’s Top Colleges list, one of only two public universities recognized in the state. The University is 47th nationally among all universities on the list for lowest average debt for graduates. I saw my sister do it first when she came to Louisiana tech so […] → Read More

Louisiana Tech student cracks decade-long Bulldog Code

RUSTON, La. (KTVE/KARD)– The Bulldog Code is a decade-long secret code that was constructed by architects as the newest addition to the Lambright Wellness Center on the campus of Louisiana Tech University. A secret code and message lie within the walls of the Lambright Wellness Center. Louisiana Tech University President Dr. Les Guice urged followers […] → Read More

The Miss and Master Black USA Pageant hits the ArkLaMiss

MONROE, La. (KTVE/KARD)– The Miss Black USA Pageant has been around for 54 years and has represented the African American community in a positive light. Founded in 1968, The Miss Black USA Pageant has been happening for years, but for the first time, the Miss and Master Black ArkLaMiss is bringing a big welcome to […] → Read More

Heat safety tips as ArkLaMiss temperatures approach triple digits

RUSTON, La. (KTVE/KARD) — With temperatures here in the ArkLaMiss approaching triple digits, it is important to remember these heat safety tips to keep you and your family safe this summer. Heat Safety Tips: Stay hydrated. Wear appropriate light weight loose fitting clothing. Avoid salty foods. Drink at least 64 ounces of water a day. […] → Read More

Louisiana Good Samaritan Law may help protect your dog this summer

WEST MONORE, La. (KTVE/KARD) — Louisiana is one of 28 states across the U.S. that has a Good Samaritan Law. It allows any person to break a car window to save a minor, a pet, or a companion. The law also offers protection to people who give reasonable assistance to those who are, or whom […] → Read More

Monroe Civic Center hosts the Cottonland Cluster Dog Show

MONROE, La. (KTVE/KARD) — Let’s say that you’re more of a dog person. If that’s the case then you should head down to the Monroe Civic Center to see the Cottonland Cluster Dog Show. Saturday, May 28, 2022, was day two of the event, but there are still two more days to catch the show. […] → Read More

12th Annual Crawfish Craze Rodeo Barrel Races

MONROE, La. (KTVE/KARD) — Saturday, May 28, 2022, was the chance to break out the cowboy hat and boots. The Ike Hamilton Expo Center hosted the second day of the crawfish craze barrel races Saturday. This is the 12th year of the event held every Memorial Day weekend. The event was open to the public. […] → Read More

UPDATE: Louisiana Ware Youth Center escape, three juveniles and woman in custody

UPDATE (KTVE/KARD) — According to the Louisiana State Police Facebook page, as of Sunday, May 15, 2022, all four people are in custody. RED RIVER PARISH, La. (KTVE/KARD) — On Saturday May 14, 2022, the Louisiana State Police asked for the public’s help in locating three juveniles, 17-year-old Tyjuan Lafitte, 17-year-old Na’varaya Lane and 15-year-old […] → Read More

Monroe Airport to receive funding from Infrastructure bill

MONROE, la (KTVE/KARD)–U.S. Senator Bill Cassidy announced Wednesday that Louisiana airports will receive $35,689,010 million in funding this year from his bipartisan&nbsp… → Read More

Take a ride with Santa on December 18th in Monroe

MONORE, La. (KTVE/KARD)–Santa will be in Monroe this weekend on Saturday, December 18, 2021, for a special holiday event. Come get your picture taken with Santa on the Christmas Express. Delta Southern Railroad will decorate their train with Santa onboard. The event will start on the Monroe end of their line and head towards Sterlington. […] → Read More

The City of Bastrop appoints a temporary assistant Chief of Police

BASTROP, La. (KTVE/KARD) — The city of Bastrop has failed to agree on a new chief of police. This comes after the position has been vacant for 60 days. The Bastrop city council was unable to reach an agreement and vote on a new police chief so mayor betty olive had to appoint someone to […] → Read More

The City of Monroe offers some holiday cheer with yearly Christmas tree lighting

MONROE, La (KTVE/KARD)– It was a joyous celebration tonight at the Civic Center in Monroe. The city held its annual Christmas tree lighting just in time for the holiday season. Holiday cheer was in the air as citizens of West Monroe and Monroe came together as a community to celebrate the Christmas season. It was […] → Read More

El Dorado forms committee to address food truck complaints

El DORADO (KTVE/KARD)– A committee has been formed to address complaints and concerns about food trucks. The city ordinance that regulates peddlers, solicitors and transient merchants convened on Monday November 29th at city hall in El Dorado. I spoke with El Dorado city councilman Andre Rucks. He shared his thoughts on the city ordinance and […] → Read More

New Denny’s restaurant opens in West Monroe

WEST MONROE, La (KTVE/KARD)— Today marks the grand opening of a new Denny’s Restaurant in West Monroe. The new Denny’s location has already hired 60 people in just a few short weeks to be full staff during a time where businesses are still struggling and in search of employees. Denny’s manager Shelley Corrent says the […] → Read More

Family restaurant closed after high-speed car crash

MONROE, La. (KTVE/KARD) — A popular Monroe restaurant has been shut down after a high-speed car crash. On Sunday, September 26, 2021, around 2:30 a.m. several teenagers were driving at a high rate of speed, when their car slammed into Amigo’s Restaurant, about a mile past the University of Louisiana at Monroe. A woman connected […] → Read More