With smiles hidden behind a variety of masks and standing an acceptable distance apart, members of P.E.O. Chapter AE met recently to honor Leslie V. Lofton, the newest recipient of the P.E.O. PCE Scholarship.
The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) and Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities (LEH) have approved a grant proposal written by students in the English professional writing class of Patrick Morgan, Ph.D., at the University of Louisiana Monroe.
University of Louisiana Monroe Professor of History Monica Bontty, Ph.D., departs from her passion for all things Egyptian to cast a speculative eye on common perceptions and misconceptions in her latest book, “Ancient Rome: Facts and Fictions” (ABC-CLIO, 2020).
The Monroe-West Monroe Convention and Visitors Bureau opened the Land of Lights walk through Christmas light display in downtown West Monroe earlier this week.
Strauss Theatre Center plans to present Charles Dickens’ family classic, “A Christmas Carol,” from Dec. 3-6 on the theatre’s main stage at 1300 Lamy Lane in Monroe as well as online.
Keep Ouachita Parish Beautiful recently announced it received a clean-up supplies grant from Keep Louisiana Beautiful to help with litter prevention and beautification efforts in Ouachita Parish.
James Aulds of West Monroe was recently initiated into the honor society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation’s oldest and most selective all-discipline collegiate honor society.
Strauss Theatre Center presents Charles Dickens timeless family classic, “A Christmas Carol,” on from Dec. 3-6 on the theatre’s main stage at 1300 Lamy Lane in Monroe.
Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady Health System (FMOLHS) hospitals in Louisiana and Mississippi earned platinum recognition for their efforts to increase organ, eye and tissue donor registrations and awareness of the need across both states.
The University of Louisiana Monroe will hold commencement ceremonies on Saturday, Dec. 19, 2020, in Fant Ewing Coliseum. Due to state regulations on the number of people who can be in the coliseum at one time, separate ceremonies for each college will be held throughout the day.
The University of Louisiana Monroe held a ceremony on Oct. 29 to officially rename the ULM Child Development Center the Emily Williamson Laboratory School.
The Louisiana Cancer Foundation (LCF) added another $10,000 donation for the continuing research by Paul Sylvester, Ph.D., of the University of Louisiana Monroe College of Pharmacy. Since 2005, LCF has contributed $137,500 to Sylvester’s breast cancer research.
A Blackhawk helicopter landed last week behind Malone Stadium to pick up a special group of University of Louisiana Monroe, Louisiana Tech, and Grambling students.
Thirty-four participants graduated from the Monroe Chamber of Commerce and Leadership Council’s Leadership Ouachita program at a celebration at Bayou DeSiard Country Club on Nov. 4.
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Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center recently announced that Myra Gatling-Akers has been named regional manager of early detection and education, implementing the Prevention on the Go program for the Delta Region.
The Community Foundation of Acadiana (CFA) recently approved a grant proposal written by University of Louisiana Monroe School of Education instructor Molly Hill.
Union Museum of History and Art in Farmerville will hold a Veterans Day observance and grand opening of its Vietnam veterans exhibit on Wednesday, Nov. 11, at 1 p.m.
There will be a Halloween Trail at Kiroli Park Oct. 21-31 during regular park hours of 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. People of all ages are invited to stroll along the park’s Halloween Trail, which begins at the Group Shelter near the Raising Cane’s Dog Park. Decorated photo areas will be available at th…
To help alleviate a critical shortage of blood and blood products, the University of Louisiana Monroe, ULM Medical Laboratory Science and LifeShare Blood Center is having the Battle of the Bayou Blood Drive from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 29.
William V. Smart, Executive Director, announced that Monroe Housing Authority will celebrate the completion of Phase I of Preservation Mills with a ribbon cutting ceremony and open house on Thursday, Oct. 29.
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Strauss Theatre Center at Kiroli Park present the Tony Award winning musical, “Million Dollar Quarter,” on Oct. 15-17 at 6:30 p.m. and Sunday, Oct. 18, at 2 p.m. at the Kiroli Park Bandstand stage in West Monroe.
“Start Smart: 10 Essential Learnings for Kids before They Start School” By Gloria S. Camp, retired educator and former Citizen columnist, is now available at Blessings Book Store, 110 Splane Drive, West Monroe. It will be soon be available at other sites.
The Ouachita Parish Public Library plans to give away free books to children who complete a literary scavenger hunt during the last week of October.
United Way of Northeast Louisiana is continuing Food for our Friends, a drive-through food distribution open to anyone in Northeast Louisiana who is experiencing food insecurity due to recent disasters. United Way aims to serve the many hard-working families in the community.
Rev. Welton Gaddy is expected to present the Thomas E. Stricklin Lectures in Church History via YouTube Oct. 9-11, according to the Northminster Church in Monroe.
Dale Lane Barry, of Monroe, will share his many experiences as a raptor rehabilitator on Saturday, Oct. 24, at 11 a.m. in the Discovery Place–Union Museum of History and Art, 211 N. Main St., Farmerville.
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