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Articles from the August 4, 2022 edition

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 By Eddie D. Gillis    News    August 4, 2022

City Council Vote Displeasure

The flames of disappointed, if not angry, community members, especially those living on the southside of Monroe, must continue to burn in the wake of a 3-2 vote allowing the development of a controversial city project to move forward. The Walnut St....

 

Justice for Dwayne Hill

We often hear of a parent's love for their child but seldom hear of the depths of love a child has for a parent. Medria Taylor-Buford's love for others is always on display. Many throughout our area know and love her. If you have ever met her, you wo...

 

Justice For Janecia

A local family continues to hurt months later over the death of their loved one, who was tragically killed on Hwy 165 minutes after seeing her boyfriend. Janecia Walker was killed on December 6, 2021...

 

Double Crossed

Voters need to not only vote but check and vet candidates running for elected offices. With Blacks being the majority in Monroe, LA, one would think that more tax dollars would be spread equally in City Council Districts 3, 4, and 5 and Monroe City...

 

A Heart of Gold, Rosie Spencer's Legacy

Rosie Lee Mansfield Spencer was born Thursday, April 13, 1939 to the late Joe and Daisy Lee Mansfield. Rosie "Boot" Mansfield was the fifth of twelve children born in Collinston, LA. Born a daughter...

 

One of the Best

Quincy Travell Timber, Sr was born on August 22, 1985 in Los Angeles, CA to Ricky and Frances Timber. He transitioned from this life on Friday, July 29, 2022, at the University of Texas Southwestern...

 
 By Eddie D. Gillis    News    August 4, 2022

Peach St. Shooting

Another shooting into a group of people occurred once again in Monroe on Peach Street. The shooting which occurred Saturday morning after 1 AM happened in the 2000 block of Peach Street outside of an apartment building. This particular shooting...

 

Anthony Emmerson's Celebration of Life

Anthony Carnelius Emerson, 57, passed away on July 29, 2022, at home with his family. He arrived into this world on July 12, 1965, born to Grant and Bennie Ruth Myles Emerson, Sr. in Monroe, LA....

 

Wossman Lady Cats 3A State Champs' Rings

Wossman High School in Monroe, LA celebrated the Lady Cats 2022 3A State Champions' Ring Ceremony, Tuesday, August 2, 2022 at the George Belton Sports Complex. The Lady Cats were celebrated and...

 

Free Back to School Bonanza 2022

Free Back to School Bonanza 2022 Monroe Black Chamber of Commerce, Omega PSI Phi MT & The B Law Firm presents Free school supplies, health screenings, food & games & door prizes Saturday August 13, 2022 Monroe Civic Center Jack Howard Theatre Lobby...

 

Faithful Servants Honored

Zion Spring Baptist Church in Monroe LA celebrated their 6th Pastor's Anniversary honoring Pastor and Mrs. Ricky L. James on Sunday July 31, 2022. Special guest was Pastor Brian Reed and New...

 

Home in Monroe

Join us to learn how the Home in Monroe Program can help you become a first-time homeowner Thursday August 4, 2022 at the Public Safety Center 1810 MLK Jr. Dr, Monroe LA 71202 at 6pm....

 

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...

 

Deaths

Rosie Lee Mansfield Spencer, 83 Rosie Lee Mansfield Spencer, Homemaker of Bastrop, LA died Thursday, July 28, 2022. Service: 11:00 AM, Saturday, August 6, 2022 at Galilee Missionary Baptist Church in Collinston, LA. Burial: Trouser Hill Cemetery,...

 

Keeping It in The Family

Cedric Wilson says that he has a love for putting food on a barbecue grill that is like non other. Wilson said that he got hooked on the craft when he was in the third grade. He said that he got his passion to barbecue from his dad, Virgil and it has...

 

The End Is Near

When you die and if your soul is lost, it's no one's fault but yours. You need to read the holy scriptures and show yourself worthy to God, and rightly divide the WORD of God, and walk in holiness the rest of your life. Come together with other...

 

Bryant's Addition Reunion from Boys to Men

Many athletes came out of Bryant's Addition Reunion in Monroe LA. These men who were boys grew up, together back in the 1960's. They were an elite group who witnessed 22 players from their...

 

Evening with Grambling

The Monroe-Ouachita Chapter of Grambling University National Alumni Association presents the 20th Annual Evening with GSU Athletic Department on Thursday, August 25, 2022 6:P.M. at the Monroe Civic...

 

Millard Dean Lee Memorial Scholarship Program

The 39th Annual Rose of Sharon Baptist Church Millard Dean Lee Memorial Scholarship Program was held on Sunday, July 17, 2022. The theme was "God's Foundation for Success". Attorney Willie Hunter,...

 

"CHURCH KEYS"

Matthew 16:19 | MSG “And that’s not all. You will have complete and free access to God’s kingdom, keys to open any and every door: no more barriers between heaven and earth, earth and heaven. A...

 

The Hub Ribbon Cutting

The University of Louisiana Monroe will host a ribbon cutting of The Hub at 10 a.m. August 12 at the corner of University Avenue and Northeast Drive on campus. All are invited to attend the celebration and tour the facility. The Hub will serve as...

 

Love and War

Charlette "Charlie" Green, a Combat Veteran, publicist, mentor, entrepreneur, mother, and Survivor are all titles that describe Charlette "Charlie" Green. A multi-talented woman with high pursuits,...

 

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