Monroe Dispatch - No Struggle, No Progress

Articles from the June 9, 2022 edition

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 By Eddie D. Gillis    News    June 9, 2022

City Raises Questioned

When Monroe Mayor Friday Ellis announced that city employees that belonged to the American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees Union could soon see increases in their wages, it got people talking. The city then engaged the services...

 

I'm Free

We loved him, but God loved him more. James Earl Shaw was born on June 29, 1968 to the late Mrs. Louise and J.C. Garden. James went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday May 31, 2020. He was very kind...

 

Infidelity Shot Fired

Domestic violence is a serious threat for many women. Domestic violence - also called intimate partner violence - occurs between people in an intimate relationship. Domestic violence can take many...

 

Bastrop Shooting 3 dead

Three teens were shot and killed overnight in Bastrop, LA on Bentley St., Wednesday, June 8, 2022 according to police reports. Two teens were dead at the scene, while another was taken to the hospital and later succumbed to his injuries....

 

Our Heritage, Our Children

A lot of times, as parents- we feel our parenting is well. After all, we work hard, cook, pay bills, clothe and provide much for our children. We are supposed to be their first line of defense, the...

 
 By Eddie D. Gillis    News    June 9, 2022

Gun, Gas, Temper Flares

A Ouachita man who allegedly has a criminal past found out the hard way that some things just don't mix. Deputies say that Ladalle G. Norwood, 29, was inside a residence in east Ouachita Parish when...

 

Wossman Senior Seat Ceremony

On May 25, 2022, Wossman High School in Monroe LA celebrated their first Senior Seat Ceremony. Wossman Principal Dr. Harrington Watson III had a vision for his students to do something different than...

 

10 years of Dazzle Dance

Dazzle Dance celebrated 10 years with its 10th Annual Recital, Saturday, June 4, 2022 at the Monroe Civic Center Jack Howard Theater. Katelyn Goree was announced as this year's Miss Dazzle Dance,...

 

North LA Cook Off & Crawfest

Doc Chilly presented North LA Cook Off & Crawfest on Sunday June 5, 2022 at Jewel's Park in Bastrop LA. The party was off the chain staring L.J. Echols & the Neckbone Band, Sweet Angel &...

 
 By Eddie D. Gillis    News    June 9, 2022

Carroll 's Future Of Debate

Another school year has ended in Monroe, LA, and young people, known as high schoolers, are now ready to embark on another exciting chapter of their lives. Some are ready to start that chapter at the...

 

JUNETEENTH 2022

Week of June 8-14 GOLF. 8 a.m. to TBD. June 11. Pinkin’ on the Green. Calling all golfers to a tournament sponsored by the Ivy Merit Foundation, Inc. in collaboration with Alpha Phi Alpha Sorority, Inc. Zeta Phi Omega Chapter. Admission includes...

 

Pulpits & Pews

14th Anniversary Mount Pleasant Missionary Baptist Church 709 S. 13th St. Monroe, LA celebrates its Pastor and 1st Lady, Pastor Feeoptris and Lady Cynthia Strickland 14th anniversary Sunday, June 12, 2022 at 11 AM. Guest: Apostle Tammy M. Hopkins...

 

Abortion Bill Up To Supreme Court

Louisiana State Senator Katrina Jackson may have cemented her an opportunity to become Louisiana’s first Black female governor, if she decides to run, thanks to her Republican colleagues in the House and Senate passing her highly controversial...

 

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...

 

You Mean the World to Me

Many that pledge their vows before God and man stay together till death do us part. They inevitably go through good and bad times, but always find the real success of love. Many married couples who...

 

Deaths

Danny Robinson, 67 of Monroe, LA Ironworker died Monday May 30, 2022. Visitation: 3:30-5:30 PM Tuesday June 7, 2022 at Monroe Funeral Home Chapel. Service: 2:00 PM Wednesday June 8, 2022 at Antioch Baptist Church in Monroe. Burial: Monroe City...

 

"What Happens When You Leave the Altar?"

Josephine's Safe Place and Donterrio Anderson Present the stage play ‘What Happens When You Leave the Altar on Saturday June 25, 2022 at 6:30PM at Ouachita Parish High School 681 Hwy 594, Monroe, LA 71203. Tickets available on Eventbrite.com or...

 

Tatum 58th Wedding Anniversary

Melvin and Gloria Tatum celebrated their 58th wedding anniversary on June 7, 2022. Melvin and Gloria were childhood sweethearts at Terzia/Richwood High Schools in Monroe LA. Melvin graduated from LSU...

 

PRAYING STUDENTS

Inspired by God through Mary Roggerson & Morning Day 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...

 

The End Is Near

Let no man deceive you with good words and fair speech saying I am a sinner saved by grace. You cannot be a sinner and a Christian at the same time, God forbid. Whosoever is born again of Christ’s Spirit does not sin. He that sin is of the devil,...

 

"IT WON'T BE TODAY

Copyright 2012 It's the job of the devil, to make life unleveled, to destroy and rob and kill The winner in you, and he won't be through, unless he breaks your will. Satan ain't under the ground, with horns on his crown, or a fork inside his hand He...

 

HEALED DELIVERED & SET FREE!!!

Psalms 107:20-21 | NKJV He sent His word and healed them, And delivered them from their destructions.21 Oh, that men would give thanks to the Lord for His goodness, And for His wonderful works to the...

 
 By Keemi    Lifestyles    June 9, 2022

Mental Health

Hello everyone! This week, I'm going to be discussing Mental Health. This topic is being discussed since most schools in the area are out for spring break. Your mental health is very important, it...

 

Words Of Thanks

We would like to thank the Zion Traveler Baptist Church Family, St. Paul United Methodist Church Family, Tennant Funeral Home of Rayville, and the Rayville Community. We would also like to thank the...

 

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