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Articles from the March 17, 2022 edition

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Gangsters Short Lives

Galatians 6:7-8 Be not deceived; God is not mocked: for whatsoever a man soweth, that shall he also reap. For he that soweth to his flesh shall of the flesh reap corruption; but he that soweth to the Spirit shall of the Spirit reap life everlasting....

 
 By Eddie D. Gillis    News    March 17, 2022

Gone Too Soon

Hearts are saddened at the expected death of Yolanda Mitchell. She was born July 31, 1969 to the late Betty Windsor and was a Ouachita Parish High School Graduate. Her family is Marques,...

 

Community Pillar Ervin "Peter" Turner

Ervin "Peter" Turner was a husband, father, brother, grandfather, uncle, friend, and a pillar in his community. He was born to the late Clara Lee Turner on March 20, 1948, in Monroe, LA. Ervin was...

 
 By Eddie D. Gillis    News    March 17, 2022

Shooting Through Motel Window

The old saying, "look before you leap" are wise words that we all should not only consider before we are about to do something regrettable but also in times when we should reconsider. The...

 

Rosie Lee Scott-Augurson's Cherished Memories

2 Corinthians 5:8 KJV - "We are confident, I say and willing rather to be absent from the body, and to be present with the Lord." Missionary Rosie Lee Scott-Augurson, affectionately known by family...

 
 By Eddie D. Gillis    News    March 17, 2022

Woman Dragged By Police

Recently there was a heart-wrenching and disturbing sight of a Bastrop Police officer dragging a homeless woman to his cruiser that is causing outrage. The victim's family and community are speaking out on the unfair injustice. 58-year-old Patrice D....

 

SU Founder's Day Celebration

Members of the Monroe Chapter of Southern University Alumni Federation Celebrated Founder's Day Service at Little Flower of Jesus Catholic Church in Monroe LA on Sunday, March 13, 2022. The Southern...

 

New DBE Facilitator

Mayor Friday Ellis and the City of Monroe are excited to welcome Lakeysha Bullock to the position of Contract and Disadvantage Business Enterprise (DBE) Facilitator. Lakeysha previously served as Airport Security Coordinator for the Monroe Regional...

 

3A State Champs Honored

The Monroe City School District honored Wossman Lady Wildcats 2022 Louisiana 3A State Champions on Tuesday March 15, 2022 at their regular school board meeting. Wossman Lady Wildcats Players,...

 
 By Keemi    Lifestyles    March 17, 2022

Insecurities

Hello Everyone! This week, I’m going to be discussing insecurities. We all struggle with insecurities and we're all insecure about something dealing with our bodies. When you feel insecure it feels...

 

Beware: Deadly Drugs

Discussion about drug use within the Black community is a restricted conversation. Beyond hearing the occasional sad story of how someone overdosed and ended up in jail for explicit behavior or witnessing someone exhibit obnoxious erratic...

 

Walk By Faith Not by Sight

On Sunday March 13, 2022 during morning worship, Pastor Elbert Taylor filled the pulpit at St. Peter Baptist Church in Monroe LA where Rev. Brenda Porter Gaston is Pastor. Pastor Taylor delivered a...

 

Mr. WT's 100th Birthday

Mr. Wilson Winston well known as "Mr. WT" to all his fellow students and community. On March 22, 2022, my grandfather will be turning 100 years old, I Krashondra Winston, believe he's one of the...

 

Irma DeTiege Scholarship

Legendary Irma DeTiege was a nobody who became somebody. She emerged from the obscure cottonfields of Riverton LA to Monroe LA. She was a very poor girl who grind to shine. Irma DeTiege was one of...

 

Deaths

Missionary Rosie Lee Augerson, 91 of Monroe, LA Homemaker died March 09, 2022. Service will be 11:00 A.M., Saturday March 19, 2022 at Liberty Christian Center, Monroe, LA. Visitation will be 1:00 until 7:00 P.M., March 18, 2022at Living Waters...

 

JustUs for Everybody

“Rally to Demand Transparency & Accountability Harvey Benoit Community Center 1700 Oaklawn Dr. Monroe LA on Thursday March 17, 2022 at 12pm...

 

A Quilted History: Women History Month

Carolyn Williams, curator of the Quilted History Museum near El Dorado, will share her family history from times of slavery, using quilts and other artifacts to illustrate her talk. "So much of Black...

 
 By Eddie D. Gillis    News    March 17, 2022

LSP Tough Questions Answers Elusive

The former head of the Louisiana State Troopers Agency testified before the recently convened special House committee that is taking a further look into the details surrounding the death of Ronald Greene. Former LSP Supt. Kevin Reeves, who was head...

 

Softball & Baseball Clinic

Girls & Boys ages 6 & up E.P. Robinson Community Center 3504 Jackson St. Monroe LA-First game April 25, 2022 for more information contact Steve Freeman 318.816.2052-Frederick Coleman 318.329.3240-Frank Taylor 318.789.7409-Don Hopkins...

 

The End Is Near

Hear, you children, the instructions of a father, and attend to know understanding. For I give you good doctrine, forsake you not my law (Proverbs 4:1). Fathers train -up your children in the ways of God as he would have them. Teach them the Golden...

 

PRAY

1 Timothy 2:1 | MSG The first thing I want you to do is pray. Pray every way you know how, for everyone you know. The effectual fervent Prayer of the Righteous avails much Power! Beloved we ought to...

 

Bossed Up Birthday Bash

K-9 Entertainment & Vicious Enterprise presents Friday May 27, Show Starts at 6pm at The MAC 9555 Marlatt Bastrop LA Tickets $30-VIP $100 starring Tucka/Calvin Richardson/LJEchols/Adrian...

 

Happenings

Happenings Monroe Dispatch Visit us online, www.monroedispatchonline.com 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...

 

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Separate sealed BIDS for the Water Pollution Control Center (WPCC) UV Disinfection System Parts will be received by the City of Monroe, at the Purchasing Division, located at 1014 Grammont Street, Monroe, Louisiana 71201. Bids will be received until... Full story

 

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Separate sealed BIDS for the construction of Monroe Potable Water Storage Tank Modifications will be received by the City of Monroe, at the Purchasing Division, located at 1014 Grammont Street, Monroe, Louisiana 71201. Bids will be received until... Full story

 

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Separate sealed BIDS for the construction of Public Works Tire Storage Building will be received by the City of Monroe, at the Purchasing Division, located at 1014 Grammont Street, Monroe, Louisiana 71201. Bids will be received until 1:45 P.M., on We... Full story

 

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