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Community Events Calendar 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 prices. Three Monroe locations: Now Save #1 4399, Hwy 165 South, 318-737-7873; Tiger Market Café, 1800 Forsythe Ave, Suite 1, 318-325-4000; Now Save # 5, Hwy 165 South and Hadley St. Ms. Edna and Staff ~ Serving up LOVE every day! Edna’s Cooking features $4.99 breakfast and coffee, $7.99 lunch & drink waiting for you. Edna’ Fried Chicken is the best in town! Get Some!

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Bonnie’s Hats & Whatever

New church and casual hats. Check out Bonnie’s Hats for latest styles. See Bonnie first for the best Hats in town Bonnie is the hat professional and expert. Bonnie knows hats! . See Ad Display or call 318.614.1578.

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Great Financial Reward

There are 83 million owner-occupied homes in the United States. At the rate they have been increasing in value, a lot of them are in effect a giant piggy bank that families live inside.

Radio Advertising

Call Art Edwards 318 680.1691 or 318.388.2323 and forget the fancy title Art sells radio advertisement.

11th Annual Juneteenth Parade

Saturday June 18, 2022, at 10 am parade line-up 9am at Wossman High school entry fee $20 more-Sponsorships available, more info Marie Brown 318.381.0028.


The overall homeownership rate in 2020 rose to 65.5%, the rate for Black Americans has severely lagged. At 43.4%, it is lower than the 44.2% in 2010. The rate for Hispanics is only marginally better.

Rayville Rosenwald/Eula D. Britton Alumni & Supporters

This year's reunion is June 17-19 1922 .Early registration is $125 due by April 30, 2022. For more information or to register, e-mail [email protected] Don't forget to order Reunion T-Shirt

Real Vehicle Repairs

Got an old vehicle or about to buy a used vehicle, you’ll need good honest mechanics. Trust the best EasyDoesIt Auto Care Center at 675 Kansas Lane in Monroe LA because they do great guaranteed work. They know how to fix and repair vehicles in a timely and reasonable manner. Stop letting you know who, get cha making you pay crazy dollars that you don’t have, unless you got it like that! Call Easy or Rocky at 318-331-5524, you’ll be glad you did! See ad display!

Rob Lloyd’s Smooth Jazz

Rob Lloyd has been involved in jazz over 4 decades and is a regular reporter to SMOOTHJAZZ.COM...also check out his smooth jazz show (Smooth & Tight on a Sunday night 6pm) Check Rob out on TCRN Smooth Jazz on your Smartphone, Tablet or computer