Carver May Day May29

Carver May Day

On Friday, May 11, Carver Elementary School held its annual May Day for PreK – 6th graders.  May Day Activites at Carver included a blow up obstacle course, relay races, indoor games, and Five for Life Fitness Activities.  The school was given the opportunity to present students a...

Grads 2012: Leah Wat...

Share Tweet Congratulations to Leah Nicole Watson a 2012 candidate for graduation of Klein Oak High School, in Houston, TX. Leah will relocate to Atlanta, Georgia this Fall to attend Spelman University. She is the daughter of Carvin and Theresa Watson. Leah’s mother Theresa Spencer Watson is...

Drug Testing for Wel...

Share Tweet  The Louisiana House is in limbo as they debate the need to require drug testing of welfare recipients.  Although the bill has been rejected several times in recent years, the new proposal was sent to the Senate with a 65-26 vote. If passed, the bill, created by Republican...

Grambling’s New Men’...

On May 8  new Grambling Men’s Head Basketball Coach,. Joseph Price. Assistant basketball coach for Lamar University accepted Grambling State University offer to become Grambling Tiger’s next head basketball coach. A former professional player, Price helped the Cardinals to a 23-12...

Grambling’s New Athl...

On Thurs. May 3, the Monroe-Ouachita Alumni Chapter held its monthly meeting at First Baptist Church where GSU President Dr. Frank Pogue and Athletic Director Dr. Percy Caldwell were in attendance.  The athletic director was greeted with congratulatory remarks from alumni members prior to...

Donia Loved So Much, Mommy Will be Missed May20

Donia Loved So Much,...

Martha Brown Hamilton, aka “Donia” or “Mommie”, a  devoted wife, mother, and grandmother will be missed sadly due to her unexpected passing on to glory at the age of 63. Martha departed her earthly kingdom on Thursday May 3, 2012 in Shreveport, LA with her husband Billy by her side....

Special Guests ̵...

At a local gathering in Monroe LA Frances Towers, recently, Earlean Knox, Dr. Kenneth Koroma, Louvenia Williams and Lottie Dickson got a glimpse of the renovated facility for seniors. They also toured apartments and viewed the many amenities offered by the Frances Towers Retirement Community.

Wossman JAG Attends ...

Share Tweet Wossman JAG (Jobs for American Graduates) attended the State Career Development Conference in Lafayette LA, on May 4, 2010 and came back winners in the following JAG competitions. The group received the 1st place in Creative Problem Solving, 3rd place in the JAG Commercial Team...

Makayla, the 9-1-1 H...

Share Tweet It is not every day that there is good news, and the good news is about a young hero. Monroe’s 9-1-1 hero is Makayla Washington, who was five years of age when a panicking situation took place last June. She is now six years old. Makayla’s mother, Laquita Smith’s water broke...

ABUSE: STOP THE MADNESS! May17

ABUSE: STOP THE MADN...

Share Tweet Battery is a pattern of control and coercion by means of physical and emotional abuse. Physical and emotional abuse negatively affects many women’s sense of worth and their beliefs in their capacity to reorganize and control their lives. For many women this is a problem of...

When a Woman’s Fed Up May10

When a Woman’s Fed U...

Share Tweet There is a thin line between love and hate especially when before God, the preacher and a church full of people where a couple’s vows are read. After the vows are read then there’s the question, did both married partners really mean the vows they promised to one another at the...

“Mr. Moore, Big Moe” Peacefully Goes Up Yonder May02

“Mr. Moore, Big Moe”...

The road to glory has always been filled with trials and tribulations where everyone starts and ends. One of the best gentlemen who ever graced Monroe, LA via Mangham, LA fought the good fight and on Thursday April 19, 2012 the Lord said well-done and took Sherman Moore to his eternal home....

Fences to Mend

A majority of the people that cast their votes last Saturday once again decided that Jamie Mayo is best suited to lead the city of Monroe for the next four years. Though it was not a runaway victory that Mayor Mayo won over his challenger, Dr. Ray Armstrong, a majority of the people by...

Justice’s Double Sta...

The chief arson investigator at the Monroe Fire Department was convicted late Tuesday afternoon on a misdemeanor count of aggravated assault in Fourth Judicial District Court. David Hill was only fined $250 by Ad hoc Judge Ronald Lewellyan of Columbia who heard more than two hours of...

Attorneys File Appea...

Neither attorney wasted any time getting their appeals back to the courts for Councilmen Gilmore and Stevens.  Both attorneys are shooting for charges to be dismissed for varying reasons. Gilmore was sentenced to 41 months; however, his attorney Kincade firmly argues that the convictions may...

Hill and Starr Retur...

What really seemed like the most appropriate decision was made by Governor Bobby Jindal when he selected Hill and Starr to return in interim positions to serve until the November, 2012 election. Ellen Hill, representing District Three and Glenda Starr representing District Four are placing...