Articles from the May 7, 2020 edition

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 By Eddie Gillis    News    May 7, 2020

Richwood Guards' Deaths Raises Questions

Two men employed as guards at the Richwood Correctional Center located in the town of Richwood died recently, and their families strongly believe that their deaths could have been prevented. Carl...

 
 News    May 7, 2020

Richwood Guards' Deaths Raises Questions

Two men employed as guards at the Richwood Correctional Center located in the Town of Richwood died recently, and their families strongly believe that their deaths could have been prevented. Carl Lena...

 
 News    May 7, 2020

Heated Moment

Things in life often happen very quickly. Before we know it, a decision that we make in a moment of rage can change the direction of our lives, creating a pause or alternate route, and changing...

 
 News    May 7, 2020

Fatal I-20 Accident

Early Tuesday, May 5, 2020, a vehicle accident on I-20 east near Monroe claimed the life of Johnny Ray Green. News of this tragic accident was reported by State Police Troop F, who responded to the...

 
 News    May 7, 2020

Denise Marie Perkins Remembered

Denise was born October 25, 1960 in Fort Worth, TX. She transitioned into eternal rest on Saturday, May 2, 2020, at St. Francis Medical Center. Denise was a proud graduate of Carroll High School Class...

 
 By Dr. Victor Butler    News    May 7, 2020

Mayor for Life

In the Washington, DC region, the late honorable, Marion Barry - the second mayor of Washington, DC, 1979-1991, and again 1995-1999 - stood the test of time. He was best known for coming to the aid...

 
 News    May 7, 2020

Another Louis Family Loss

It is difficult when a mother and wife dies, but equally hard for a family when a father and husband dies, especially when the death is just a week later. Family and friends are mourning the death of...

 
 News    May 7, 2020

Neville's Coldest Tiger

Friday, May 1, 2020, was a milestone in the life of Neville's Coach Rankins as he celebrated his birthday. His dedication to his job, helping and assisting students at Neville High School in Monroe,...

 
 News    May 7, 2020

Trash Talk

There are many beautiful residences in our community, especially in the hood. Houses that are well kept, nicely painted, yards mowed, and creatively decorated. You do not have to ride across...

 
 News    May 7, 2020

Finally, Has Come!

After experiencing multiple obstacles in attempting to reach this goal, Monroe's own Mr. Victor Butler is now Dr. Victor Butler. He will be conferred the Doctorate of Education in a formal graduation...

 
 News    May 7, 2020

Louisiana's Changing Stay-at-Home Orders

Citizens should take time to read and listen to all updates from the governor about the Coronavirus and take them seriously. One of the recent reports showed there were 29,140 cases in Louisiana;...

 
 News    May 7, 2020

Les Martinique Deb Zoe Jackson

In December 2019, Les Martinique Debutante Zoe Jackson was presented to society at the Les Martinique Debutante Ball at the Monroe Civic Center B.D. Robinson Conference Hall. Les Martinique Debutante...

 
 News    May 7, 2020

UL System Flat-Rate Tuition For LA Students

The University of Louisiana System is announcing a special tuition rate for Louisiana adults returning to school to finish their degree though Compete LA. A flat rate of $275 per credit hour will apply to students who qualify through the program....

 

The End Is Near

These are the beginning of sorrows. ( Matt . 24: 4- 8 ) They shall deliver you up to be afflicted, and shall kill you: and you shall be hated of all nations for my name sake. And many shall be offended, and shall betray one another ( Matt . 24 : 9 ,...

 
 News    May 7, 2020

Open Safely Program Activates Across Louisiana

The Louisiana State Fire Marshal’s Office, under the direction of Governor John Bel Edwards, and in collaboration with the Louisiana Department of Health, has activated a new, web-based program to assist businesses and religious organizations with...

 

Nick Greely's Final Rites

Nick Greely 53, died April 21, 2020, at LSU Ochsner Health in Shreveport, Louisiana. Nick was born on October 23, 1966, in Monroe Louisiana, and was a lifelong resident. He worked for Turner Industries. While growing up in Monroe, Nick found he had...

 
 News    May 7, 2020

Northeast Louisiana Town Hall Meeting

This week the Louisiana Department of Health and Louisiana Public Health Institute are bringing people together from all points in Northeast Louisiana to have a voice about disparities and the response to a public health crisis in Louisiana. This is...

 
 By Eddie Gillis    Politics    May 7, 2020

Tough 2020 Election On The Table

This nation that sits between the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans in the northern hemisphere of the Americas that is called the United States is a lot of things, but “united” is not one of them. Even being in the midst of the possible worst pandemic...

 
 By Eddie Gillis    News    May 7, 2020

Police Jury Discuss Need For Lobbyist

District A Ouachita Parish Police Juror Scotty Robinson seemed to be convinced that the parish’s governing body could make use of a lobbyist. At one of its regularly scheduled meetings, Monday, May 4, Robinson again tried to get his colleagues to...

 

Approaching Marriage

Two hearts will become one as Otis Robinson Jr. and Tonya Small will stand before God, family, and friends in Holy Matrimony. Together with their families Otis and Tonya announce their approaching...

 

Master Justin Alexander Jr. Celebrating

It is your birthday Master Justin Alexander, Jr. You know what that means? It's time to wear the hat, blow the candles and cut the cake. But don't forget to think of all the wishes you want to make!...

 

Happy Birthday Andrea Jackson

On your birthday, I wish you abundant happiness and love. May all your dreams become a reality. But even more than that, may it bring you loads of true love and friendship. Have an amazing birthday!...

 
 News    May 7, 2020

Irma DeTiege Scholarship

Thanks to all who have and will donate to the Irma DeTiege Scholarship Fund. The legendary Irma DeTiege was an incredibly special person, who helped lots of people in Monroe LA, throughout northeast...

 

Deaths

Alma Jones, 70 Alma Jones of Bonita, LA, Correctional Office, died May 2, 2020. Graveside services are Saturday, May 9, 2020 at St Mark Cemetery in Bonita, LA. Visitation will be Friday, May 8, 2020, 3:00 - 4:00PM under the direction of Tennant...

 

Favorite Church Usher

Doorkeepers or keepers of the door, their church service is invaluable. They are the first to meet and greet you at church. If you have a question, need a seat, need to speak or sit with a certain...

 

Wilderness Experience

What the world is experiencing is likened into a wilderness experience. We, as believers and unbelievers alike, will have times where, for a moment, we cannot seem to find comfort in our thoughts....

 

I'll Never Forget that Blue Swimsuit

I have so much love and admiration for my mom. The older I get, the more I see our similarities, and it makes me grateful that I have her to call mom. I, too, sometimes chuckle reminiscing on scenarios and things that shaped our unique...

 
 News    May 7, 2020

Minnie Ruffin Neighborhood Parade

Louisiana schools abruptly closed its doors mid-March, leaving an open-ended feeling to the school year. Although school closures are inevitable amid COVID-19 spreading and concerns, school...

 

Blowing More Birthday Candles

Celebrating another year in 2020 is Coach Gloria Elmore, who is looking exceptional and celebrating her birthday, Thursday, May 7. Call her and wish her a happy birthday, telling her you read it in...

 

Remembering My Sister for Mother's Day

The world changes from year to year, our lives from day to day, but the love and memory of you shall never pass away. Remembering My Sister Katie Coleman on Mother's Day! Always love your sister...

 
 News    May 7, 2020

"Operation Care"

On last week, several Monroe Police Officers, who were assigned to work the tornado damaged areas, wanted to do something special to uplift the countless families that were so greatly affected by the...

 
 By Perry Thomas    Opinion    May 7, 2020

Coronavirus Genocide

The current American government is system waging economic, healthcare, judicial/ criminal justice, educational, voting, and Coronavirus related warfare against poor, Black, Hispanic, elderly, disabled, children, immigrants, veterans, homeless,...

 

Fear of the Lord

Fear maybe defined as pain about the future. It is the common form of mental stress. Fear can become a problem as well as a solution. We have healthy fear which hold us back from experiencing many of the good things God has for us (Cloud and...

 
 News    May 7, 2020

Grab & Go

At Bright Oak Baptist Church Monroe LA, a grab and go lunch was provided by Bright Oak Baptist Church and friends to tornado victims and the community Saturday April 25. Among those donating and...

 

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