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Articles from the April 27, 2023 edition

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 By Eddie D. Gillis    News    April 27, 2023

No Company Needed

Disclaimer: All persons are presumed innocent until proven guilty. Break-ins, as a crime, happen quite often across the nation. Homes, businesses, and even churches are broken into; some places, like a church, would seem to be off-limits, but that...

 
 By Eddie D. Gillis    News    April 27, 2023

Woman Flees Gunman

Disclaimer: All persons are presumed innocent until proven guilty. When someone is visiting someone else's home, respect for that person's home is a must. Most strangers know that, and many feel they...

 
 By Eddie D. Gillis    News    April 27, 2023

South 6th St. Speeding

Neighborhood residents that live on South 6th Street in Monroe LA say they are fed up with speeders using their street as a race track. They said that the speeding by young drivers has been going on...

 

Where & Who are our Black Leaders?

Where are our black leaders? Where are our political, social, financial and moral leaders? Why don't we have banquets to honor some of our own honorees as Don Cincone and other artists as well as our Super bowl and NBA championship players? We could...

 

DeWayne Black Scholarship Musical

Join us Saturday April 29, 2023 at 6pm at Living Water Outreach Church 1100 Jackson St. in Monroe LA Prophet Dewayne Black was a well-known and highly sought out Evangelist who traveled the U.S. as...

 

Little Flower Crawfish Boil

Once a year, Little Flower Church hosts its annual Crawfish Boil on Saturday, April 22, 2023. In its 24th year this year, it was a family fun day with crawfish, wings, burgers, hotdogs, face...

 
 By Eddie D. Gillis    News    April 27, 2023

Hwy 165 Street Closures

A community meeting held by officials of La. DOTD with NELA state representatives and members of the community was held Saturday, April 22, 2023 in an effort to seek clarification and answers on how a...

 

Saulsberry Retirement

At University of Louisiana at Monroe (ULM) on Monday April 24, 2023, Professor Pamela Saulsberry was celebrated at her retirement celebration before family, friends, and colleagues on the 7th floor...

 

Groundbreaking

Mt. Olivet Baptist Church in Monroe, LA held its church groundbreaking ceremony on Sunday, April 23, 2023. Among the many church members breaking ground for the new church were future young men...

 

1972 50th Reunion

Carroll, Neville, and Wossman High School graduates of 1972 recently held their combined 50th class reunion during Carroll High School homecoming festivities. Back together again, the former Carroll...

 

Deaths

Joan Wilhite Stream, 72 of Monroe, LA/ Alameda, CA Retired CNA died Friday April 7, 2023. Visitation: 6:00-8:00PM Thursday April 27, 2023 at McFarland Funeral Companies, Monroe, LA. Graveside Service: 11:00AM Friday April 28, 2023 at NELA Veteran...

 

Carroll Dr. Davis's Last Season

Two of the hottest chairs in Monroe LA are at Carroll High School in Monroe LA. The high standard was set in 1953 by Carroll's first principal Morris Henry Carroll, while the Carroll Head Football...

 

Irma DeTiege Scholarship

High school seniors interested in applying for the Irma DeTiege Scholarship, email information to [email protected]. Scholarship requirements: biographical essay, recent photograph, contact...

 

A Place Called Home

For some who have created a life in other areas of the world, coming to their hometown is the trip they love most. Many leave their hometown in search of a better life with many more opportunities,...

 

Why Wait When God Says Go?

Ecclesiastes 9:10 Whatever your hand finds to do, do it with all your might, for in the realm of the dead, where you are going, there is neither working nor planning nor knowledge nor wisdom. Day to d...

 

Big News Shakeup

That cheering you have been hearing since Monday is coming from the millions of Americans who are delighted and happy, knowing that Tucker Carlson is gone. Yes, that Tucker Carlson. There may be another individual with a name like Carlson, but withou...

 

Food & Clothes Giveaway

St. Luke Baptist Church 3507 Church St. Monroe LA Free clothing on Saturday June 17, 2023 at 10am till 2pm. Rev. Alonzo Clark Pastor....

 

The End Is Near

All labor is prosperity (Proverbs 1:31-33). Because of laziness many suffer. Because of idleness, everything around you may become wasted. Even the poor have much, but because of poor management they become penniless. During our time on earth, a...

 

UTS Seminary Commencement

United Theological Seminary and Bible College (UTS), CLASS OF 2023 cordially invites you to the spring commencement ceremony at the seminary. Saturday, May 6, at 10:00am. Degrees to be conferred include Bachelor of Theology, Master of Theology, and...

 
 By Keemi    Lifestyles    April 27, 2023

State Testing

Hello everyone! This week I will be discussing State Testing. I start my state testing this upcoming week, but by the time this column is in the newspaper, I'll have already finished my state...

 

ALREADY DONE

1 Peter 2:24 | NKJV Who Himself bore our sins in His own body on the tree, that we, having died to sins, might live for righteousness—by whose stripes you were healed. Beloved how great a Price...

 

Pastor Mathew J. Thornton Final Rites

In Loving Memory of Pastor Matthew J. Thornton. Matthew was born February 4, 1948 to the late Blanche Etta Larkin & Samuel Eugene Thornton in Monroe LA. Matthew a.k.a. "Spanky" was preceded in...

 

Faith In God/Overcomers

On Sunday April 23, 2023 at St. Peter Baptist Church in Monroe LA, in the absence of Pastor Brenda Porter Gaston, Rev. Elbert Taylor filled the pulpit delivering the sermon from John. 20:29, Faith in...

 

Payback Is A Mother Lover

Don't be FOOLISH and wait until Mother's Day to express your love and appreciation for the woman that gave you LIFE. This is one of the most important writings I have ever been inspired with. It is dedicated to my mother as an expression of my love...

 

Silver Deltaversary Reunites 24 Line Sisters

April 25,1998-April 25, 2023 In the spring of 1998, 24 Dynamic Innovative Vivacious Awesome Sisters became members of the Monroe Metropolitan Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated. On Saturday April 22,2023, those sorority membe...

 

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