Should members of the LSU Board of Supervisors disclose who receives their scholarships?|
|Mayo walks out on council|
A visibly upset Monroe Mayor Jamie Mayo briskly walked out of a City Council meeting Tuesday night after accusing councilman Ray Armstrong of leading the council in opposing the mayor's authority.
|$450K surplus in WM|
The city of West Monroe will close out the 2012-2013 fiscal year with a general fund budget surplus of some $450,000.
|Former I-20 board president speaks out|
The Monroe City Council is out of line in its efforts to take control of the board of directors governing the Interstate-20 Economic Development District, said former I-20 board president Dr. Claude Minor.
|St. Francis plans NICU birthday party|
St. Francis Medical Center will host a birthday celebration on Saturday, June 22, for former patients of its Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU). St. Francis opened its NICU in 1978 and now offers the only Level III NICU in Northeast Louisiana.
|Local lawmakers reflect on legislative session|
The Legislature wrapped up its 2013 regular session last week voting in favor of a $25.4-billion spending plan that depends on one-time dollars, or nonrecurring revenues, to pay ongoing state expenses.
|Birthday celebration goes awry|
West Monroe police arrested a Sterlington man Friday on charges of disturbing the peace by appearing in an intoxicated condition after the man passed out on N. 7th Street following his birthday celebration.
|Monroe man arrested for aggravated battery|
Deputies with the Ouachita Parish Sheriff's Office arrested a Monroe man Friday on charges of aggravated domestic battery after the man struck a woman's hand and head with a hammer.
|Suspect tased, arrested for aggravated battery|
Deputies with the Ouachita Parish Sheriff's Office arrested a man Friday on charges of aggravated battery and resisting an officer after the man threatened to kill a woman with a knife.
|Dianne Cage: June 13, 2013|
"O Lord my God, when I in awesome wonder
consider all the worlds thy hands have made,
I see the stars, I hear the rolling thunder,
thy power through out the universe displayed.
Then sings my soul, my savior God to thee …
How great thou art, how great thou art.
How great thou art, how great thou art."
|Farmer's words of wisdom|
As an elementary school counselor, I spend lots of time with students, both individually and in classroom groups, working very hard to give them some words of wisdom.
|Gandy travels to compete|
Sarah Gandy, of Monroe, will travel to Mobile, Ala. on Sunday, June 16, to participate in the 56th Distinguished Young Women National Finals.
|Thereminist plays in Biedenharn Moonlight concert series|
Jackson Mississippi's Thomas Grillo visits Monroe's Biedenharn Museum to present the Theremin, an early electronic musical instrument. The 7 p.m. concert is the beginning of June's Moonlight in the Garden, Friday, June 21 when the garden will be open to the public for evening strolls and Coke Floats.
|Progressive's Humphreys earns CFCS credential|
The Board of Directors of Progressive Bank announced recently that Gloria J. Humphreys, Vice President/Wealth Management Officer, has earned the prestigious Certified Financial Crime Specialist (CFCS) credential through the Association of Certified Financial Crime Specialist.
|NOVA plans annual graduation ceremony|
NOVA, Workforce Institute of Northeast Louisiana will hold their 2013 graduation at New Light Baptist Church, 1623 South 4th St., in Monroe, on Thursday, June 27, 2013 at 6:30 p.m.
|Newman named administrator of STAT Home Health|
Darrell Newman was recently hired by STAT Home Health–Monroe as Administrator. Newman has more than 25 years of experience in healthcare operations with a strong background in home health, clinical practices, strategic planning and clinical operations.
|Post 13 plans flag disposal|
The American Legion, Post 13, 401 Forsythe Ave. in Monroe, will perform a ceremony for the disposal of unserviceable flags on Flag Day, Friday, June 14, at 6 p.m.
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|Mary Landrieu's piñata|
Give the devil her due, Sen. Mary Landrieu is not one to shy away from picking a fight, even when she's dead wrong on an issue and probably knows it.
|A formula for success, straight from the Bible|
The Holy Bible gets so much negative press. The Bible is called mythology by some. They state that The Bible is a good book, but outdated. The Bible has been stamped as too negative. Some say that the Bible can not be used in the secular world to help people become successful in business and many of their life's goals. I will let you be the judge after reading this column. I think Habakkuk 2:2-3 can stand with any of today's popular books that deal with our becoming successful in any area of our lives.
HABAKKUK 2:2-3 says to "WRITE THE VISION, AND MAKE IT PLAIN UPON TABLES, THAT HE MAY RUN THAT READETH IT. FOR THE VISION IS YET FOR AN APPOINTED TIME, BUT AT THE END IT SHALL SPEAK, AND NOT LIE: THOUGH IT TARRY, WAIT FOR IT; BECAUSE IT WILL SURELY COME, IT WILL NOT TARRY."
|Gapping the bridge|
The Ouachita River has always been the great divide between Monroe and West Monroe.
Mother's Day...just passed…and the Father's Day…just ahead…are really special time for families. Everyone who is paying attention can see the sad decline of family life in America. This will eventually destroy our homes, our culture, and our nation…just as surely as it did the Roman Empire. This fact does not need to be a "death-song," but rather a "Wake-up" call!
|LSU makes next stop in Omaha|
Over the past two decades, Omaha has been a home away from home for the Purple and Gold Nation of LSU. During that stretch, the roaring chant of LSU booms from the bleachers as the Tigers have claimed six national titles.
|Rhymes swings for Omaha dog-pile|
Raph Rhymes is looking for "the best week" of his life. The LSU outfielder is in Omaha, where the Tigers are searching for their seventh national championship.
|Louisiana & Texas Prepare to Reunite for the 11th Annual Bayou Bowl Game|
BAYTOWN, TEXAS – May 15, 2013 – The Bayou Bowl Association of Baytown, Texas is proud to announce the 11th annual 2013 Bayou Bowl, a non-profit all-star high school football game between the best graduating seniors. The 2013 Bayou Bowl will be held Saturday, June 15, 2013 at Stallworth Stadium in Baytown, TX and will feature players from the Greater Houston Area and the State of Louisiana.
|by LHSAA - posted Thu, June 13th|