Monroe Dispatch - No Struggle, No Progress

Gravestone Headache

A local woman says that a headstone that she ordered for her father has yet to be delivered. The woman said she ordered and paid $950.00 for the headstone from a local business on Desiard St. in June...

Scary Dentist Visit

A recent alleged incident at a local dentist's office has some in the community talking. Sources tell the Monroe Dispatch that a minor was at the dentist's office when something unfortunate happened. Sources say that the minor was having a...

Kappa Alpha Psi

The Monroe Alumni Chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi held a reception for its newly inducted members, welcoming them into the brotherhood, Thursday, September 1, 2022 at a local Monroe restaurant. MTA Chair...

Knife Chase

Disclaimer: All persons are presumed innocent until proven guilty. There is a saying that goes, "hell hath no fury like a woman scorned" which may be justifiable to some, but when bodily harm is...

Suicide Prevention

September is Suicide Prevention Awareness Month. Everyone should realize that suicide deaths can be prevented by making sure you check in on your loved ones and with your health care provider and asking for help if you need it. It’s so important...

20th Evening with GSU

The HBCU and Gramblinite Stars were out at the 20th Annual Evening with Grambling on Thursday, August 25, 2022 at the Monroe Civic Center B.D. Robinson Hall. It was a night to remember as former...

Unfair Electric Bills Questioned

Customers for Louisiana's only energy source have been paying to help keep the utility giant going for decades through utility bill payments. Many customers believe they are still paying for the damages caused by natural disasters like Hurricane...

Richwood Tricky Speed Tickets, Citizens Fight Back

A controversial Richwood town ordinance initiated by Mayor Gerald Brown was challenged in a Ouachita Parish courtroom by a Richwood businessman, resulting in his tickets being dismissed, along with...

2022 State Fair Classic Getaway

Football Grambling State University vs Prairie View A&M Dallas TX Al Derry is sponsoring a time to the Grambling Prairie View Football Game, State Fair Classis Saturday October in Dallas TX. Trip & Package includes Hotel accommodations Saturday...

Man of Valor

Mr. Ernest C. Johnson Sr. has been an active deacon at King Solomon Missionary Baptist Church in Monroe LA for 60 plus years. He's truly dedicated to his church family and the role of chairman of the...

The End Is Near

The Spiritual and the Natural Man. Concerning the Spiritual Man. All churches, the pastors, deacons, and Mothers of the church have a duty to teach its members in the ways of God and follow the instructions of Jesus. All churches have a duty and...

Trump Playbook

Donald Trump was back in his element this past weekend. He was getting the kind of attention that he so desperately needs. If there is one thing that Trump loves, it is to be in front of an adoring crowd that loves every word that comes out of his...

Governing.... God's Way, is Best

Daniel 2:21 He changes times and seasons; he removes kings and sets up kings; he gives wisdom to the wise and knowledge to those who have understanding; Is Monroe being properly governed? Has it been...

Happenings

Edna’s Cooking “Home of the Breakfast Bowl” Serving southern style hot breakfast and lunch daily: Monday - Friday, 6:00 AM – 2:30 PM. Saturday, 7:00 AM – 2:00 PM. All plates come with coffee or fountain drink. Great food! Great service at...

PRAYING STUDENTS

*Inspired by God through Mary Roggerson & Morning Prayer Ministries under the leadership of Pastor Kenneth Nolley, St. Mary Baptist Church Purpose: For all children to learn, pray and confess the Word of God. Goal: For all children to have an...

Remembering Joe Ella Brown Burton

April 8, 1934 – September 4, 2022 Legendary Monroe City Schools Educator and Choreographer, Joe Ella Brown Burton, passed away peacefully at the home of her youngest daughter in McDonough, GA...

Deaths

Willie Sam Jones, 64 of West Monroe, LA Janitor died August 29, 2022. Service: 11:00 AM Saturday September 10, 2022 at Mt. Gilead Baptist Church, West Monroe, LA. Visitation: 2:00 until 4:00 PM...

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