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Fed Up Blood Everywhere

Fear can be a blessing or a curse. When a person gets fed up, they are dangerous. It's like a cat pushed into a corner, no way but one way out, which can become someone's worst nightmare. According...

 

Monroe Daggs' Memories Treasured

The door of life opens and closes. Many are upset when the door closes. A great guy in our community has found his way across the Jordan River. Hearts are saddened upon hearing of the passing of...

 

HAMPCO 10th Financial Literacy Commencement

HAMPCO, INC. 10th Annual Financial Literacy Graduation Ceremony was Saturday, September 24, at Harvey Benoit Community Center Monroe LA. Dr. Leonard Clark was guest speaker. State Representative...

 
 By Eddie Gillis    News    October 1, 2018 

Coach Tattoo: Big Man Saving Kids

Community leaders come in all shapes, sizes and colors. What makes them stand apart is the heart inside of them for what they do, in order to make a difference in the community. Emmanuel Brown, Jr....

 

Verbon awarded Highest NAACP Honor

Brother Verbon Muhammad, Sr & NOI-Monroe LA was awarded the NAACP's highest award in the state of Louisiana by NAACP State President Michael McClanahan at the State Convention Freedom Fund...

 
 By Eddie D. Gillis    News    October 1, 2018 

Sunday Alcohol Sales Ordinance Introduced

The Ouachita Parish Police Jury took an important step Monday (Oct. 1) night at its regularly scheduled meeting, when an ordinance to permit alcohol to be sold on Sunday was on the agenda. No action was taken by Jurors, as the ordinance was only for...

 

Dazzle Dance Amazes NAACP Freedom Fund Banquet

At the NAACP State Convention Freedom Fund Banquet Saturday September 22, Mt. Zion Family Life Canter Monroe LA Dazzle Dance Awed and overwhelms a NAACP Sate Convention. Shine with the brightest...

 

Love Hurts So Good

It happens all the time, domestic disputes more so than less. Many times, those involved don't understand why until in the moment. Calmer heads prevail once the police arrive. Until then chaos...

 

DOES SUPREME COURT SHOWDOWN AFFECT LOCAL CIRCUMSTANCES?

There is worldwide speculation as to who is more credible or who is more believable…. Judge Kavanaugh or Dr. Ford. As Judge Kavanaugh prepares for a seat as a Supreme Court Justice, Dr. Christine Ford alleges that he assaulted her while they were...

 

DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION RECEIVES $9 MILLION TO ADDRESS MENTAL HEALTH IN LOUISIANA SCHOOLS

The Louisiana Department of Education today announced the state is the recipient of a $9 million grant to expand mental health services to students to support health development and prevent youth violence. Louisiana has been awarded the Project Advan...

 

TEEN SHOPLIFTING RISING… SHOULD PUNISHMENT BECOME STRICTER

According to area business owners, teens are shoplifting more than ever. The owners are facing such a dilemma regarding punishment. Realizing that these are young kids who are at such impressionable ages, they do not need a police record. On the...

 

Bayou Classic Kick-Off

At the Bayou Classis Kick-Off at the Monroe Airport Monroe LA recently, former Grambling Queen Edith Douzart was in attendance representing her Alma Mata Grambling State University. There were many...

 

Cherished Moment

At Carroll Homecoming Monroe LA recently, Miss Carroll Jaevyenne Williams-Taylor received real love from her dad Joe Taylor before they walked across the Carroll Football Field. This was a moment few...

 

Miss Wossman 2018

Wossman High School Monroe LA crowned Miss Wossman Larriuna Shell Tuesday October 2, at coronation activities held at the school. Miss Wossman was beautiful, poised and pristine as she was crowned by...

 

EULA D BRITTON'S FIRST FOOTBALL TEAM

The school year of 1966- 67 was a very eventful and exciting year, for the young men attending Eula D. Britton High School, Rayville, LA. The announcement of a football team was a long-awaited dream...

 

11th Annual "Women of the Word" Prayer & Breakfast Fellowship

Pastor Brenda Dziadaszek and the ladies of Spiritual Harvest Worship Center Monroe LA, cordially invite ladies in this community to join them at their 11th "Women of the Word" Prayer Conference &...

 

Faithful Servant Lula Pearl Gilbert

Sister Lula Pearl Gilbert, one of God’s servants received her wings, Monday, July 30, 2018. She was born January 16, 1928, to the union of the late King David Swazer and Laura Johnson Swazer in Wisner, Louisiana. She retired from the Ouachita...

 

You Can Run but Can't Hide

Terry Leonard was confirmed as a suspect through DNA evidence submitted to the Louisiana state police crime lab. Monroe Police detectives and swat team arrested Terry Leonard Friday, July 27. He was...

 

Kalon "Kalaboo" Jones Mysterious Death

It's difficult being a young person these days. It is especially tough when people say anything to get your trust then betray it. There are only a few who can be trusted - God, mother or father, and...

 

I'll Pop Both of You

Some find it difficult understanding the difference in real and play. Being an adult, many don't accept play or take it seriously. One rule which should always be followed is never play with adults....

 

City Schools Employees' Personal Info Allegedly Accessed

Four years ago there was a near-complete overhaul of the Monroe City School Board, as four new members, a former board member, and new superintendent were seated. The current board’s performance has received mixed reviews, as the oversight from...

 

Inmate Seeking Outside Legal Help

Gary Brooks, an inmate incarcerated in the Louisiana State Penitentiary under the direction of D.O.C (Department of Corrections) is seeking outside legal help in his case in which he was convicted of second degree murder on February 6, 2002 of Melvin...

 

Remembering Ruby "MaDea" Davis

Mrs. Ruby Pearl Virginia Ferguson Davis, mother of the late Mrs. Brenda Davis Mack made her journey Home on July 18, 2018, 3 months from her 100th birthday. "MaDea" as she was affectionately known by...

 

2019 LA Principal of the Year

On July 27 the Louisiana Department of Education announced the 2019 Louisiana Teacher and Principal of the Year at the 12th Annual Cecil J. Picard Educator Awards Gala. Spencer Kiper, Elm Grove Middle...

 

Pastor Sophie Roberson's 4th Anniversary

Morning Glory Ministry celebrated Pastor Sophie and William Roberson's 4th Anniversary on Sunday, July 29, at Peter Rock Baptist in Monroe, LA. There was an overflow crowd of worshippers who praised...

 

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