Articles from the October 27, 2022 edition

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Troubling Carroll-Franklin Football

Questions continue to arise over an incident that happened at a high school football game between Carroll High School and Franklin Parish on Thursday, October 10, 2022. Initial reports from the...

 

Hammer Murderer's Guilty Verdict

The trial in the case of the State of Louisiana v. Lester Ramsey, Jr. began Monday, October 7, 2022 in the Ouachita Parish Courthouse. The defendant, Lester Ramsey Jr., was charged with one count of Second-Degree Murder for the February 2020...

 

Violent Confrontation's Deadly Turn

Disclaimer: All Persons are presumed innocent until proven guilty. A domestic altercation between three individuals turned deadly when a male individual was shot and killed in a north Monroe...

 

Gun Pulled in Store

Disclaimer: All persons are presumed innocent until proven guilty. We all want to feel safe when we venture outside our homes as we go through our day. It could be on the job or just going out to do s...

 

McCaa Hailed

Former Carroll head football coach Johnny "What Time is It" McCall was honored at this year's Carroll High School homecoming football game for his service to the Carroll football program during his...

 

Wossman LA Homecoming

Wossman High School in Monroe, LA held its 2022 homecoming festivities October 16-23, 2022. There were numerous homecoming activities throughout the week with the culmination of the biggest event,...

 

Senator Jackson's LSU/Bama Weekend

Senator Katrina R. Jackson is giving away 2 tickets to LSU vs BAMA Game plus a 2 Night Hotel Stay!!!! Katrina R. Jackson & Associates-Must be a registered voter of District 34!!! You may check to see if you are registered voter in District 34 at:...

 

Happy 85th Ms. Lela Hunter,

And Many More!" What a fabulous celebration that took place - not once but twice - in honor of the 85th birthday of Ms. Lela Hunter, a longtime resident of Monroe, LA, and a very special lady more...

 

OIC SOAR

SOAR (Skills & Opportunities For Achievement & responsibility) is a new initiative by OIC Leadership to address empowering our youth ages 15-18 to better quality of life by addressing crime which is...

 

DownSouth Sports MVP

Congrats to Richwood's Jayleen Butler for being named DownSouth Sports Magazine's MVP in the Rams' 44-8 blowout football victory over Wossman at Richwood's Mackie Freeze Stadium on October 13, 2022....

 

Constitutional Amendment #7 Vote No

In reading Act 246 from the 2022 Legislative Session, there are concerns about Amendment No. 7 on the November 8 ballot. It proposes changes to Article I, Sec. 3 of the Constitution of Louisiana----prohibiting slavery and involuntary servitude. The...

 

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 reasonable...

 

Deaths

Tammy Lavern Anderson, 46 of Monroe, LA Homemaker died Saturday October 22, 2022. Visitation: 5:00-8:00PM Friday October 28, 2022 Greater Free Gift B. C. in Monroe. Celebration of Life: 2:00PM Saturday October 29, 2022 Greater Free Gift B. C....

 

Corporate Repentance

Anytime in the Bible, where blood and violence were upon the land, so were curses. That land was defiled. It was deemed worthy of God’s wrath, especially when the people did not repent. Plagues, d...

 

Standing on the Promise of God

Greater Flowery Mount Missionary Baptist Church in Monroe LA celebrated their 107th Church Anniversary on Sunday October2, 2022. Special guests were Carroll High School Class of 2002. The gospel was...

 

From Bad To Worse

This writer is convinced that most of us like to see the glass half full rather than half empty. When the glass is half full, there is room to add more. By contrast, when one sees the glass as half empty, there is the possibility of losing more of...

 

Mrs. Sinthy Joe 100 years Young

If this beautiful 100-year-old woman, Mrs. Sinthy Joe, who loves to attend her church, work puzzles, mow her own lawn, play dominoes and has been voting since blacks were given the opportunity to...

 

Pulpits & Pews

WORD MINISTRIES Spreading the Gospel Brother James Goods, Jr. For a free weekly email transcript of the Sunday School Lesson Summary; send your email address request to [email protected] See pg 9 10th District Association Quarterly Board...

 

Wossman LA Homecoming

The Wossman High School in Monroe LA held homecoming 2022 festivities beginning on October 16-23, 2022. There were numerous homecoming activities throughout the week with the culmination of the...

 

Annual Newtown Fall Festival

The Annual Newtown Fall Festival is Saturday October 29, 2022, from 11am until 5pm at 414 S. 8th St. in Monroe LA (corner of South 8th Street & Texas Ave.). There will be plenty of food, a jumping house for the kids, games and music. Bring you lawn...

 

Newtown Reunion Fish Fry

Newtown “All you can eat” Fish Fry is Saturday October 29, 2022 at 4pm till 9pm at Jazz Club 800 Washington St. in Monroe LA.$25 pay at door (cash only). More info call James “Bay” Willis 318.267.1538-Newtown Reunion T-shirts Charles “Pot” O...

 

Cat Fight in The Dome

Bayou Classic Bus The Bayou Classic Bus will leave from Pecanland Mall (Belk overflow) in Monroe LA , at 5:30am Saturday November 26, 2022. The cost to ride the bus is $80. No refunds unless trip is cancelled. Deadline to turn money in is November...

 

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...

 

Things Unheard, Yet Seen

This week, I’ve felt the need to do different things in my life, so I hope you all enjoy this short poem I’ve written. Hearing is the act of perceiving sounds yet why do we not listen? A few of us wil...

 

MCAL Football

The Monroe City Academy League is a youth sports league by The Academy Fitness & Sports LLC and Free Me Association. The league provides football, basketball, baseball, softball, soccer, and cheer to...

 

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