Calendar Of Events

Trenton Baptist Church Family

WHEN: Thursday, October 01, 2015  -  Saturday, October 31, 2015

WHERE: 2117 Cypress Street, West Monroe, La.

Salutes its Clergy during Appreciation Month - October 2015. Pastor Rev. L. R. Martin, Minister Seane Kelly and Minister Lamon Anderson.

Gladys Smith was installed as the Louisiana Realtor’s Association Region 1, Vice-President

WHEN: Friday, October 09, 2015

WHERE: Monroe, LA

Gladys F. Smith a local Realtor and Broker is the owner of Gladys F. Smith Real Estate Company in Monroe. Gladys was installed as the Louisiana Realtor’s Association Region 1, Vice-President for 2016. This event took place in Lake Charles, Louisiana during the Annual State conference in September.
Ms. Smith is a board member of the Monroe Chamber of Commerce, Ouachita Riverfront Development Commission, and a new member of the Southside Economic Development District. Ms. Smith has been in real estate for 30 years, and has owned her own business for 15 years. She loves real estate and would be happy to help you buy or sell property in the Monroe and surrounding areas.

158th anniversary of the Hopewell Baptist Church

WHEN: Saturday, October 10, 2015

WHERE: 448 S. Blankston Rd. Corey, La.

Will be held at 1:00 p.m. at the Hopewell Baptist, Rev. Curtis Allen Sr. Pastor. The Rev. John Perry and the Union and King Ollie Church will be the guest. Everyone is invited.

Holiday Market

WHEN: Saturday, October 10, 2015  -  Sunday, October 11, 2015

WHERE: Monroe, La.

Holiday Market coming to Civic Center October 10-11! The Downtown Monroe Alliance will be hosting The Holiday Market at the Monroe Civic Center Arena. It will feature Halloween, Thanksgiving, and Christmas under one roof to satisfy all shopping needs. The market will be a place to buy holiday decorations, do Christmas shopping, find party clothes for the holiday season, purchase gift cards, book family Christmas portraits and find out what caterers have to offer for family and business parties before the holiday rush begins. Merchants selling clothing, gift cards, kid’s apparel, men’s apparel, portraits, catering, home décor, seasonal décor, candles etc. are encouraged to showcase their products. There will be a fashion show for boutiques to showcase what they have to offer, as well as decorators giving tips and tricks to getting your home looking festive. There will also be great home cooks and chefs there to talk about their recipes for Thanksgiving or Christmas dinner.
If you have any questions please feel free to contact the RiverMarket office at (318) 807-1735 or email us at

“Meet & Greet the Candidate”

WHEN: Saturday, October 10, 2015

WHERE: 1866 Winnsboro Road, Monroe, LA.

Everyone is invited to come out and attend the “Meet & Greet the Candidate” for 2015 Governor of Louisiana Election Candidate Jeremy “J.W.” Odom at 3:00 p.m. at 1866 Winnsboro Road, Monroe, LA. (Richardson Funeral Home back lot). The candidate will be in town on this day to meet with the citizens of Northeast Louisiana and share his vision of Louisiana with the public. Special beverage refreshment will be provided. This is an after church event so please pass the word for everyone to come out and meet the candidate, Jeremy “J.W.” Odom, (I) # 6.

St. Paul Baptist Church Choir 56th Year Anniversary

WHEN: Saturday, October 10, 2015  -  Sunday, October 11, 2015

WHERE: 508 South 8th Street, Monroe, LA.

Reverend Doctor L.B. Oliver, Pastor. (Local and out-of-town guests) Saturday, October 10, 2015 at 7:00 p.m. and Sunday, October 11, 2015 St. Paul Adult Choir in Concert at 3:00 p.m. Everyone is invited to attend and render selections!!!

Third Musician Appreciation Program

WHEN: Saturday, October 10, 2015

WHERE: 104 Fondale Street, Monroe, LA.

Third Musician Appreciation Program for Johnny R. Turner, Jr. at the Mt. Arack Baptist Church, 104 Fondale Street, Monroe, LA., at 6:30 pm - Reverend Johnny Ray Turner, Sr. Pastor.

Funeral services for Sis. Barbara Ann Simmons

WHEN: Saturday, October 10, 2015

WHERE: New St. James Baptist Church

Will be Saturday, October 10, 2015 at 2:00 p.m. at New St. James Baptist Church, Rev. William Armstrong, Pastor. Visitation will be Friday, October 9, 2015 from 1-6 p.m. at Hester.

Early Voting Period:

WHEN: Saturday, October 10, 2015  -  Friday, October 23, 2015

WHERE: Monroe and West Monroe, Louisiana

Saturday October 10, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16 and Saturday, October 17. Location #1: Monroe: 1650 DeSiard Street – Health Unit Community Room – all 7 days; Location #2: West Monroe: 1800 North 7th Street – West Ouachita Senior Center – 4 days only: October 10, 12, 16, 17. For Your Information - Note: Deadline to Request a Mail Ballot from Registrar (other than Military and Overseas): October 20; call 318-327-1436 (Ouachita Parish) or toll free 800-883-2805. Note: Deadline for Registrar to Receive Voted Mail Ballot (other than Military and Overseas): October 23; call 318 327 1436 (Ouachita Parish) or toll free 800.883.2805. Questions? Contact: Betty Cooper;; 318 547 0606. Need Transportation? Contact Devon Hall 318 791 0551; 318 605 3909; Rozina Newman: 318 680 0698; Marie Brown 318 381 0028.

Halleulujah Praise Day

WHEN: Sunday, October 11, 2015

WHERE: 700 Atkinson Street, Monroe, Louisiana

Children and youth groups from all over the Monroe area are invited to sing, dance, and praise the Lord at the 1st annual Halleulujah Praise Day at the Solomon Temple Baptist Church, 700 Atkinson Street, Monroe, Louisiana, Rev. James R. Howard, Pastor/Teacher. The praise fest will begin at 3:00 p.m., and will include food, fun, and drinks for everyone. The program is sponsored by The Solomon Temple Youth Ministry: Evangelist Virginia Howard, Sis. Nancy Gray, Bro. Monyea Hampton, Sis. Rose Jones, Bro. & Sis.Sherman Henderson, and Dea. Arthur and Sis. Denise Clark. Everyone is invited...It’s Praise Time! For more information, please call Virginia Howard at 318 (680 7673 or call the church at (318)322-6993.

The 104th Church Anniversary

WHEN: Sunday, October 11, 2015

WHERE: Saint Peter’s Rock Baptist Church

Located on Bee Bayou Road, Pastor Aaron Davison Jr. at 3:00 pm. Theme: I AM A CHURCH MEMBER Theme Scripture: “For as the body is one, and hath many members, and all the member of that body, being many, are one body: so also in Christ.” 1Corinthians 12:12. Special Guest: Pastor Oliver Billups of Mount Olivet Missionary Baptist Church, Monroe, LA.

St. John A.M.E. Church

WHEN: Sunday, October 11, 2015

WHERE: 2414 Burg Jones Lane, Monroe

Celebrates their 66th church anniversary at 3:00 p.m. Guest will be Rev. Roy Griffin and The Mt. Ararat Missionary Baptist Church, Sterlington, LA. Sis. Johnny Haynes will guide the program. Sis Ruth Harris, Chairlady, Rev. Nadine R. Marsh, Pastor. We are asking you to join the church family in prayer for our pastor in the death of her sister; Let us pray for each other.

Fall Revival

WHEN: Monday, October 12, 2015  -  Thursday, October 15, 2015

WHERE: Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church

Pastor Anthony C. Slack and The Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church family of Grambling, LA., invites everyone to attend their fall revival, Monday, October 12th through Thursday, October 15th, 2015 at 7:00 p.m. nightly. The Evangelist for the revival is Pastor Ike Byrd of The Mt. Zion Baptist Church, Monroe, La. Everyone is invited.

Healing Services conducted by Rev. Jacquelyn Simmons

WHEN: Monday, October 12, 2015

WHERE: Triumph Baptist Church, 800 Girod St., Monroe, LA.

Family and Friends will convene at 6:00p.m. at Triumph Baptist Church, 800 Girod St., Monroe, LA., Rev. Eddie Stewart, Sr., is the Pastor. The key word will be Love with Apostle Sidney Kennedy, serving as speaker. Music will be provided under the direction of Marion Prudhomme.

“A Pink Affair” Seventh Annual Ball Honoring

WHEN: Saturday, October 31, 2015

WHERE: Monroe Civic Center

Breast Career Survivorship. Sponsored by The Witness Project of Northeast Louisiana on October 31, 2015 at 7:30pm at the Monroe Civic Center, Monroe, La. Formal attire required, there will be a silent auction and live entertainment. Co- Directors: Bernadine Adam and Florencetta Gibson. For tickets call: Jennifer Reed 791-3316, Gloria Clark 323-7538, Pluma Downs 387-9643, Shelia Cyrus 329-8113, Deborah Cole 608-1035, Carolyn Harris 282-7352.

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