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February 6, 2020

Edna’s Cooking “Home of the Breakfast Bowl”

Serving Southern Style Hot Breakfast & Lunch Daily Monday- Friday 6 am – 2:30 pm and Sat 7 am – 2 pm All Plates come with coffee or fountain drink Great Food! Great Service @ Reasonable Prices 2 locations Now Save #1 4399 Hwy 165 South Monroe, LA /318-737-7873 & Tiger Market Café 1800 Forsythe Ave Suite 1 Monroe, LA 71201/318-325-4000 Ms. Edna & Staff ~ Serving up LOVE every day!

SCIA Monthly Meeting

SCIA Meeting Thursday February 6, 6pm Emily P. Robinson Community Center Jackson St. Monroe LA . Meet the candidate’s forum mayor and city council.

Blues & Soul Report

PPW’s Top 10 Blues

1. Party Mood – Jaye Hammer

2. **Talk in Your Sleep – Vickie Baker

3. Face Book – Ricky White

4. Nukie Pie – Jennifer Watts

5. A Promise – William Calhoun

6. No One – Vick Allen

7. Inside Man – Omar Cunningham

8. He Got to be a Fool – Rick Lawson

9. Good Lawd – Mr. Smoke

10. Funky Forty – Rosalyn Candy

Blues Nite on the radio FM 97.3 Every Wed., Sat. & Sun. at 6pm.

2020 State of the City Address

The City of Monroe’s annual State of the City Address will be held Thursday, February 13, 2020, at the Monroe Civic Center Arena. The public is invited. Doors will open at 11:15 am.

Black Heritage Parade

In Monroe LA the World Famed Black Heritage Parade is Saturday February 29, Dream… Imagine… Inspire! More info contact Benya Marshall 318.789.6474

Contact Us

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Priceless Child Care

Priceless Child Care & Development provides quality childcare in a friendly and safe home environment 1017 Wilton Dr. Monroe LA 318-538-9390. Doris Price Director

Exhibition: Wandering Spirit: African Wax Prints

The Northeast Louisiana Delta African American Heritage Museum opens Wandering Sprit: African Wax Prints. This exhibition is a tribute to the century-old handmade designs and patterns on textiles that originated in Indonesia and were copied and industrializes by Europeans and exported to Africa. The exhibition opened January 15, 2020 – March 1, 2020 at The Northeast Louisiana Delta African American Heritage Museum 1051 Chennault Park Dr. Monroe, LA Monday- Saturday 10 am – 3pm $5 Adult $3 children 12 and under.

Great Vehicle Mechanics

Got an old vehicle or about to buy a used vehicle, you’ll need good honest mechanics. The Monroe Dispatch trusts and uses Mobile Mechanics. They know how to fix and repair vehicles in a timely and reasonable manner. Stop letting you know who get cha! Call Easy or Rocky at 318-331-5524, you’ll be glad you did! See ad display pg. 3

Radio Advertising

Call Art Edwards 318 680.1691 or 318.388.2323 and forget the fancy title Art sells radio advertising for 6 radio stations. Give Art a call.

Dee”Tail Plus

Respect the Clean “Dee”Tail Plus best handwash “DeeTail” carwash in town! Dr. Dee makes your vehicle shine like when it was new on the out and inside! Check us out 1201 Winnsboro Rd. Monroe LA or call 318.582.5550. See Ad pg. 12

Shawnuff BBQ Best in Town

Have you tried the best BBQ in town? Why are you waiting? If it’s not Shawnuff, there’s a difference! BBQ so good you don’t have to say grace, its already blessed and there are 3 sides to every plate beans, potato salad and slaw, your choice. Right off I-20 and Hwy 165 S Shawnuff BBQ is here to serve you Tues.-Fri. New Hours 11am – until all the food is gone. On Sat. 11am -2pm get here early to enjoy lip-smacking bbq, and koolaide. Call ahead 318.855.3652.We cater events and smoke or Fry Turkeys or hams for the holidays.

Rob Lloyd’s Smooth Jazz

Rob Lloyd has been involved in jazz over 4 decades and is a regular reporter to can be reached at 318 512-3614 about jazz. Twin Cities Smooth Jazz


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