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Articles from the October 26, 2017 edition

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Shootings Continue

It’s difficult being a young person and the question why remains overwhelming? According to police reports, police officers were sent to the 1200 block of South 3rd St., Monroe, LA in reference to a shooting on Tuesday, October 24. The initial... Full story

 

Mr. Carroll 1985, Stanley White's Cherished Memories

Stanley Bernard White was born February 20, 1966 to Eula B. White Harris and the late Edward Wheeler in Monroe, Louisiana. Stanley transitioned to Heaven on October 18, 2017 with the six most... Full story

 

Shooting Rattles GSU

When teens go off to college, parents have some reassurance that their children are in a safe, nurturing environment. Unfortunately now in the times in which we live, some people make the decision to... Full story

 

Ontario Hogg Hit'n Run Casualty

A family's worst nightmare is to never see a loved one when they leave home again. The Hogg family is left with a void in their hearts losing a family member not knowing the circumstances surrounding...

 

William Thomas Jefferson Gone Home

Carroll High Grad William Thomas Jefferson took his final bow Tuesday, October 20, 2017 in Ogden Utah. Jefferson grew up in Monroe, LA and left the south to become prosperous, which he accomplished....

 
 By Eddie Gillis    News    October 26, 2017

Club Nuvvo Loses Alcohol Renewal

Residents of Frances Towers and the community were out in full force Tuesday night at the Monroe City Council meeting to voice their strong disapproval to recent incidents in/around Club Nuvvo. The...

 
 By Eddie Gillis    News    October 26, 2017

NAACP... School Board Unitary Status Unacceptable

A local civil rights group said that it could not support the Monroe City School Board as it seeks relief from federal oversight concerning a decades old desegregation lawsuit. The Monroe chapter of...

 

Above and Beyond the Imagination

Urban Solo Artist of the Year Prophetess Shereka ShaBang and her guardian angel supporters celebrated a night of glorious victory on Monday, October 25, at the Ouachita Parish Public Library in...

 

Ordained

At Walk in the Word Family Church in Monroe, LA, Minister Jackie L. Freemont was ordained before family, friends and church members by Bishop Danny and Apostle Carolyn Hunt, and Pastors K.C. and...

 

Leadership Worth Following

Spirit Deliverance Church of God In Christ Monroe LA honored worthy servants Pastor Ronald and First Lady Marilyn Green 7 years of tireless kingdom service Sunday October 15. Special 7th Anniversary...

 

Starting Your Day

How do you start your day? Do you roll over to your phone and scroll news or social media? Do you begin by turning on the radio? Do you reach for the remote control to turn on your TV? How does your day end up going? Does it go smoothly or do you...

 

Our Children, Our Responsibility

Children need inspiration, instruction, and examples. The greatest of these is “examples.” We must teach our children to love God. Parents should teach by instruction and example. Proverbs 6:20-21 teaches “...my son keep the commandments of...

 

Fellow Laborers for God

A Deacons, Mothers Mission Anniversary was held recently at St. Luke Missionary Baptist Church where Dennis R. Martin Sr. is Pastor. Guest Minister was Rev. Donald Woods Piney Grove Baptist Church...

 

Pastor Dottie Rivers' 27th Anniversary

Word of Faith Revival Center 210 Marx St. Monroe, LA will honor Pastor Dottie Rivers for 27 years of preaching the word and saving souls Saturday, November 4, 5pm at Tri-District Boys & Girls...

 

Praying Students

*Inspired by God through Mary Roggerson & Morning 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 intimat...

 

Spiritual Harvest "Men Pursuing God" Conference

Pastor Bob Dziadaszek and the men of Spiritual Harvest Worship Center 8th annual “Men Pursuing God” Men’s Conference on Saturday, November 11 at 9 a.m. The theme is “Walking as Jesus Walked,” based on 1 John 2:6. Guest speakers are: Pastor...

 

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...

 

Happenings

Maurice Johnson Musical Tribute Grambling State University Conrad Hutchinson Performing Arts Center Friday October 27, 7pm Tickets $25 call Sharon Robinson 318.614.1951. Onyx Flow & Throw If you can rap, sing or freestyle come show your stuff Thurs....

 

Above and Beyond the Imagination

Urban Solo Artist of the Year Prophetess Shereka ShaBang and her guardian angel supporters celebrated a night of glorious victory Monday October 25 at the Ouachita Parish Public Library Monroe LA....

 

Full Gospel Baptist Fellowship

Recently Pastor Joann Holland, Dr. Kay Honeycutt, Presiding Bishop Joseph Walker and Evangelist Gladys Goins attended the Full Gospel Baptist Fellowship Conference, where pastors, ministers and...

 

Happy Birthday

Happy Birthday Mrs. Nola F. Green Monday October 30 from all the Green Family....

 

Soldier Buried, Controversy Continues

What could have been settled with a simple apology, would have ended the nightmare that the family of Sgt. La David Johnson is currently experiencing. Sgt. Johnson was buried Saturday (Oct. 21) with honors, but the controversy over what led to his...

 

A Pink Affair

Ninth Annual Ball honoring Breast Cancer Survivorship, sponsored by THE WITNESS PROJECT OF northeast LA Saturday October 28, 7:30pm Monroe Civic Center, Formal Attire, Live Entertainment Silent...

 

Mr. Pickem Grissom's Football Predictions

final two weeks of the season and some highly anticipated games are set to take place. After a week 7 slate of games that featured some big-time blowouts and not many surprises, week 9 is sure to tilt the scales in favor of some epic battles. It’s...

 

Obituaries

Eva Jean Robinson, 84 Eva Jean Robinson of West Monroe, LA Beautician died October 20, 2017. Graveside Services: 11:00 A.M., Thursday October 26, 2017 at Hasley Cemetery, West Monroe, LA. Visitation: 1:00 - 5:00 P.M., Wednesday October 25, 2017 at Sm...

 

One Another

We must not be proud, we must not make trouble with each other and We must not be jealous of each other. Recently Mount Olivet Baptist Church held Friends' Day Worship. The Spoken Word was delivered...

 

The Mayor's Corner

Monroe-West Monroe Bike Route On October 19th, West Monroe Mayor Dave Norris and I held a joint ribbon cutting ceremony on the Endom Bridge to commemorate the connection of pedestrian bike routes in the Twin Cities. We were joined by council members...

 

Thy Will Be Done

Copyright 2016 Dear Heavenly Father, dont mean to bother, you but we need to talk Go wake up Jesus and Job, because I was told, they had a simular walk The Lord will understand me, because I’ve...

 

Democrats vs Republicans; Good vs Evil

Forget the labels, hype and distractions. There are no democrats, republicans, independents, or other parties representing the people and government of America. Only people with good and evil purpose and intentions are elected to govern the people...

 

Beautiful Black Women

One of mankind's best secrets are Black Women. Their beauty has challenged man's imagination for centuries. Being the most beautiful on earth, Black Women create an excitement in the world which is...

 
 By LaRonda Dixon    News    October 26, 2017

Live Without Fear

This past weekend, my two daughters, four grandchildren and I attended the Texas State Fair in Dallas, Texas. The highlight of the day was attending the 94th Annual State Fair Classic--Grambling VS Prairie View football game held in the Cotton Bowl....

 

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