Monroe Dispatch - No Struggle, No Progress

An Inhumane Death

It was horrifying to watch. A man should still be alive. A family should not still be seeking justice two years later when so much of the truth has already come out. Will there be accountability for...

Civil Service Board Opens Investigation

The question about what happened to Monroe resident David Harris (similar questions about Ronald Greene) just won't go away. It has been almost two months since Harris died in the custody of the...

Hunter Swearing Ceremony

Recently before God, Family and friends Judge Marcus Hunter was sworn in as Judge of the Court of Appeal by retired Chief Judge Felicia Toney. Judge Marcus Hunter's wife Dr. Tonya Hunter held the...

Bias Advocate of the Year

Yolanda Bias was named Advocate of the Year by the Louisiana Foundation Against Sexual Assault recently. Bias is the Sexual Assault Prevention Coordinator for The Wellspring of Monroe and has been...

Hot Seat Council Mayor Police Chief

Members of the Monroe City Council listened in silence Tuesday, May 25, 2021 as several citizens voiced their deep concerns over recent Monroe police officers' conduct. Though there are sometimes...

Kings and Queens

Barkdull Faulk Elementary School in Monroe, LA held its Annual Coronation of Kings and Queens 2021 on Saturday, May 15, 2021. Reigning as Royal King and Queen was Jaxon Hamilton and Jessika Murphy....

Goldman 2021 Grad

2021 Graduate Myles Jamal Goldman graduated from Carroll High School in Monroe LA recently with a 3.8 grade point average. Myles is headed to Southern University in Baton Rouge LA where he will...

Irma DeTiege Scholarship

We will always praise God for the late Irma DeTiege, who created a pathway for herself and others during a time when Blacks had nothing but themselves. She loved education, especially at Mezpath,...

Funeral Fight

Funerals are held to respect the memory and legacy of those whose lives have come to an end in this life. According to sources on Saturday, May 22, 2021 a altercation allegedly broke out at a funeral at Log Town Baptist Church in Monroe, LA....

Remembering Ellis Lowe

Hearts are saddened at the passing of Ellis Lowe on Monday, May 24, 2021. Ellis was a people person who never met a stranger. His outgoing personality was contagious and energetic. He was a Vietnam...

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