Monroe Dispatch - No Struggle, No Progress

Articles written by Eddie Gillis

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 By Eddie Gillis    News    October 1, 2018 

Coach Tattoo: Big Man Saving Kids

Community leaders come in all shapes, sizes and colors. What makes them stand apart is the heart inside of them for what they do, in order to make a difference in the community. Emmanuel Brown, Jr....

 By Eddie Gillis    Politics    June 21, 2018

Separating Children is Not Biblical

U.S. Attorney General Jefferson Beauregard Sessions, III really put his foot in his mouth recently as he tried to defend President Trump’s immigration problem, by only making it worse. By now, the world is witnessing the kind of depths that conserv...

 By Eddie Gillis    News    June 21, 2018

I Am My Brother's Keeper

We all have a purpose in life to fulfill. Some people will try to persuade us to live the life that they believe we should live, but it is God who gives us a purpose to live, not only to worship/...

 By Eddie Gillis    News    June 21, 2018

Manning's 40 Years - Freedom's High Cost

Gerald Manning did what few of us could do, and still be able to walk, however, as of June 18, 2018, Manning is a free man. Manning spent forty long years in Angola, Louisiana's notorious prison for...

 By Eddie Gillis    News    June 21, 2018

Monroe Transit Fix

There is a struggle for the soul of Monroe Transit between the city and the working men and women who drive and maintain the buses, as a line seemed to be drawn in the sand. At one time, the level of service by Monroe Tran- sit was good enough to ear...


Anthem Protests Crossroads?

It looks like the protest by African-American football players in the NFL may be coming to an end. Soon. That is because Dallas Cowboys owner, Jerry Jones has all but issued an ultimatum to black players on the team, to either stand or not play....


New Road Economic Growth

I think that there is an old saying that goes, “if you build it, they will come”, or something like that. That is precisely what Dr. Ollibeth Reddix must have had in mind after her colleagues on the Ouachita Parish Police Jury passed a...

 By Eddie Gillis    News    October 12, 2017

Police Shooting Family Grieves

The family of Marquinton Terral Brooks laid their beloved to rest Saturday( Oct. 8), as they are slowly coming to accept that Marquinton is no longer with them. A sheriff's deputy in western Ouachita...


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