Monroe Dispatch - No Struggle, No Progress

Family Nightmare

Matthew 24:10 - And then many will be offended, will betray one another, and will hate one another. One can never truly foresee the tragic difficulties we may have in our lives, especially when it...

Over Before It Started

Something about this story just doesn't sound right. In one of the most bizarre and terrifying moments in life, a man who had just gotten married allegedly opens fire on a passenger in his car and on other people who were also in their vehicles....

2021 Grad Madison Nelson

Congratulations Ouachita Parish High School 2021 Graduate Madison Nelson. Wishing Madison all the best as she takes another step in...

Abe E. Pierce lll Cherished Memories

October 28, 1934 – August 1, 2021 Abe Edward Pierce III was an educator and politician in Monroe, LA, who served as the city's first African-American mayor. Mr. Pierce held the position for one...

Amy Douzart-Allen God's Treasure

April 20, 1950 ~ August 1, 2021 I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith. - 2 Timothy 4:7 Our angel, Amy Lois Douzart Allen, 71, was born April 20, 1950 in...

Forever in Our Hearts

Sunrise: March 24, 1955 Sunset: August 2, 2021 Arenta Peevy was the fourth of five children born to Leroy and Dorothy Peevy. He was the grandson of Eddie Leroy Warner, Hickory Henry Peevy, Bessie...

Dazzle Dance Now Enrolling

Dazzle Dance will open its doors for it's 10th dance season this year! Invest in your child's dream of becoming a beautiful dancer. Register them online today - www.dazzledanceonline.com or register...

Tucker History Maker

Of the three candidates vying for chair of the English Department, Terrence T. Tucker became the first African American selected as chair at the University of Memphis in Memphis, TN. Terrence, a 1996...

NAACP/O.P. Sheriff on Body Cams

The Monroe/Ouachita Parish Branch of the NAACP led by Branch President Rev. Ambrose Douzart recently met with Ouachita Parish Sheriff Jay Russell to discuss the possibility of parish officers using...

You Mean the World to Me

Wyatt and Louise X were high school sweethearts. They 've been together so long that when you see one, you're looking for the other. Their love for one another has stood the test of time, while...

Crisis in Cuba

A few years ago I was able to travel to Cuba, a country located in the Carribean. The country is about an hour's journey from Miami, FL. Stepping off the plane revealed a small airport, with minimal modern efficiencies, but just enough that the...

Happenings

Happenings Another Possum in my Tree Sexual relationships are often considered the worst of bet Edna’s Cooking “Home of the Breakfast Bowl” Serving southern style hot breakfast and lunch daily: Monday - Friday, 6:00 AM – 2:30 PM and...

Older & Colder

Happy birthday Rev. Welton Wright Sr. who is blessed and thankful to have celebrated another year. Rev. Wright gives all praise to God for his continued longevity. Helping Rev. Wright...

Deaths

Gianni Artis Cobbs, 24wks Gianni Artis Cobbs, 24wks of Monroe, LA died July 30, 2021. Graveside Service: Wednesday, August 4, 2021, 11:00 AM at Richwood Memorial Gardens, Richwood, LA under the direction of Smith Funeral Home. Rev. George...

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