Calendar Of Events

The Wossman High School Class of 1979 is having their 35th class reunion

WHEN: Thursday, June 12, 2014  -  Saturday, October 04, 2014

WHERE: Monroe, LA

Oct. 3rd and 4th of 2014. Cost is $100.00 for family picnic, party at Monroe Convention Center, t-shirts and pictures. Send check or money order to Wossman High School Attention: Kim Loving (Class of 79). For more deatails contact: Debra Boyd Wyatt at, Wanda Vaughn Hooker at or Penny Massey Traweek at Deadline for payment is Sept 26, 2014.

Temproary Road Closure on Jackson St.:

WHEN: Monday, August 25, 2014  -  Friday, October 03, 2014

WHERE: The City of Monroe

The City of Monroe Engineering Department and Sewer Division make the following announcement in regard to a temporary daytime road closure on Jackson Street between the hours of 8 am and 3 pm, for an expected time period of August 25 - October 3, 2014. Detour routes are included. The following is notice of a temporary road closure.Where: Jackson Street (165 Bus) north bound will be closed from Vernon Street to Hippolyte Ave Jackson Street (165 Bus) south bound will be closed from Hippolyte Ave to Vernon Street When: Starting Monday August 25,2014 until October 03,2014 at 8:00 am to 3:00 pm daily Detour Routes: South Bound- Lee Ave to Forest - Forest to S. Grand - S. Grand to 165 Business South - North Bound - South Grand at Richwood Rd #1 to Forest Ave to Jackson Street (165 Bus) North. Purpose: Sewer line and water valve investigation along Jackson (165 Bus) Street will be opened back up in the afternoons and weekends South message board to be placed 325 ft south of Richwood Rd #1 Friday, August 22nd Programmed to say : Jackson St. Will be Closed from 8am-3pm 8/25/14-10/3/14 Monday, August 25th Programmed to say : Jackson St. Closed ahead Detour to S. Grand St. North message board to be placed 325 ft North of Forrest Ave. Friday, August 22nd Programmed to say : Jackson St. Will be Closed from 8am-3pm 8/25/14-10/3/14 Monday, August 25th Programmed to say: Jackson St. Closed ahead Detour to Forrest Ave.

The Rayville Rosenwald/Eula D. Britton High School Alumni Association is announcing a half price membership drive

WHEN: Thursday, August 28, 2014  -  Monday, December 01, 2014

WHERE: Rayville Rosenwald/Eula D. Britton High School

From August – December 2014. Membership in the Alumni Association is open to any person who is interested in preserving the legacy of this great historic school and the gymnasium as the only remaining structure. School graduates are encouraged to support this institution which was the foundation for their future. Community supporters are urged to join the association with all rights and privileges of any alumni member. Membership dues are tax deductible. Please obtain an application from any alumni board member or call financial secretary, Delores Walker - 318-366-7528, for an application and payment of dues.

Mt. Calvary B. C. invites you to their 65th Church and Pre-Anniversary

WHEN: Sunday, August 31, 2014  -  Sunday, September 07, 2014

WHERE: The Mt. Calvary Baptist Church, 913 Beverly St., Monroe, Glenn Walter McKinney Pastor/Teacher

Theme: The Power of the Church Matt 16:18. With special guests Dr. John L. Russell, Sr. of New Antioch Baptist Church, Monroe and Dr. Charles Brown and Prevailing Faith Bible Church. Two bless men of God Dr. Charles Brown, Sunday August 31, 2014 at 3:00 p.m. 5th Sunday Pre-Anniversary. Sunday, September 7, 2014 at 3:00 p.m. with Pastor John L. Russell and The New Antioch Baptist Church family. Dinner will be served on the main day.

SCIA’s September Meeting (Southside Community Involvement Association) Hosts:

WHEN: Thursday, September 04, 2014

WHERE: Emily P. Robinson Center, 3504 Jackson Street

The SCIA & The NAACP’s Monroe-Ouachita Chapter Guests: All Candidates for: Local School Board races District Judicial races 5th District Congressional Candidates Topic: Introduction of All Candidates to the Community from 6:00 - 8:00 pm. Contact: Mrs. Berna Dean Jones 387-1618 Eva Dyann Wilson 343-6433.

New Light Economic Empowerment Corporation hosts Back 2 School Rally & Health Fair

WHEN: Saturday, September 06, 2014

WHERE: New Light Baptist Church, 1623 So. 4th St., Monroe, LA.

From 10 am to 1 pm. at James B. Johnson, Pastor.

13th Anniversary of September 11th Memorial Observance:

WHEN: Thursday, September 11, 2014

WHERE: The Monroe Public Safety Center, located at 1810 Martin Luther King Drive (U.S. 165 South).

Mayor Jamie Mayo and the Monroe City Council invite the media and public to join the Monroe Fire and Police Departments, and other agencies and elected officials at 8:15 am Thursday, September 11th to honor the 13th anniversary of the 2,752 people who died in the September 11, 2001, terrorist attack on the World Trade Center, the Pentagon, and Flight 93 during their annual Remembrance Day Service. The memorial observance will take place at 8:30 am (sharp). In only 107 minutes, 405 firefighters and law enforcement officers lost their lives as they worked to rescue civilian victims of the Twin Tower attack. Each year, the City of Monroe’s public safety sector pays homage to those public safety personnel with a brief ceremony marking the anniversary of the event. Again, the memorial ceremony will be held at the Public Safety Center located at 1810 Martin Luther King Dr. We will assemble at 8:15 A.M. in front of the flag pole.

Annual Choir Anniversary

WHEN: Sunday, September 14, 2014

WHERE: Greater New Hope Baptist Church/ Rev. William E. Ross Pastor/Teacher

At 6 p.m. Special Guests-Embrace Voices, Sis. Helen James, Minister Sam Smith and Newborn, and Sis. Janice Fleming. Come and be blessed!

Are there any Bulldogs in the house?

WHEN: Friday, September 19, 2014  -  Saturday, September 20, 2014

WHERE: Carroll High School

Well, the graduates of Carroll High School are coming together Friday, September 19th, during the Carroll High School Football Homecoming weekend; where the Mighty Bulldogs will battle it out on the football field against Peabody. We will continue the celebration on Saturday, September 20th at the Clarion Hotel for a Semi-Formal Banquet starting at 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm and on Sunday, September 21st, we will fellowship with Macedonia Baptist Church, Rev. R. Williams, Pastor; service start at 10:45 am. We will return to the Clarion Hotel for lunch following church service. The cost is $125.00 for a couple and $75.00 for a single person. Call or text Darlene Walker Ceasar, Carroll High School Graduate of 1980, at 318-235-0085 for further details. Name badges and roster will be verified upon entering the events.

Monroe to host State Ethics Training

WHEN: Wednesday, October 01, 2014

WHERE: Monroe

October 2014. Mark your calendar and make your reservations now.

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