School Board OKs forensic audit to clear path for next superintendent

The Monroe City School Board is still wading in the muddy waters as it deals with the ongoing investigation into financial misconduct surrounding former Superintendent Dr. Brent Vidrine. Questions are being asked, the legislative auditors are searching books, and blame…

Board allows Brent Vidrine to retire with full benefits despite investigation

In a move sparking controversy and public outcry, the Monroe City School Board, during a special meeting on October 30th, has allowed Dr. Brent Vidrine, under investigation for alleged financial misconduct and forged documents, to retire with full benefits. The…

NAACP critical of double standard board uses during Vidrine investigation

Rev. Ambrose Douzart, the President of the Ouachita Parish Branch of the NAACP, has criticized the Monroe City School Board for allowing Superintendent Dr. Brent Vidrine to remain in his position amid an ongoing financial misconduct investigation. The board’s decision…