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The Monroe Chamber of Commerce exists to improve the overall business environment. New President and CEO Roy Heatherly talks with Cory Crowe on Lagniappe.

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The Miss Louisiana Competition was held in Monroe in June. Julia Claire Williams from Kinder was crowned Miss Louisiana 2021. The recent ULM graduate talks about her plans to serve Louisiana and the upcoming Miss America competition.

Juneteenth commerates the end of slavery in the United States. Ross Slacks, Director of The Northeast Louisiana African-American Heritage Museum explains the holiday and how it will be celebrated in Monroe.

In his newest book Dr. John Sutherlin takes a look at Louisiana's dirty past. Sutherlin calls a revolutionary process to treat toxic waste in a Louisiana town faux recycling. Sutherlin visits with Cory Crowe on Lagniappe.

Louisiana's Lt. Governor Billy Nungesser believes tourism is ready to bounce back this summer. He says the state is opening back up and there are lots of ways to visit Louisiana.

The University of Louisiana Monroe School of Visual and Performing Arts presents The Addams Family at 7:30 p.m., April 29-31 and May 1, and at 2 p.m. on May 2. The production will be livestreaming from Brown Auditorium on BookTix. 


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Monroe's Biedenharn Museum Moonlight in the Garden will be held, Saturday, April, 24 from 3:00 – 8:00. This event features Caroline Youngblood’s artwork, exhibits in the Bible Museum, strolling in the Garden, and Coke Floats. The museum is expanding hours to give visitors plenty of time to enjoy the first Moonlight in the Garden of the year Admission is five dollars, payable at the Riverside Gate. Masks are not required in the gardens but are required for admittance in the Bible Museum.

Michael Parker's laugh-riot involves two men trying to fool their new female boss into thinking that their wives are indeed with them on what they had intended to be a totally innocent weekend of golfing. Impersonation seems to work for a short time, but everything falls apart as the wives, who have been shopping in New York, show up.

Ticket prices are $15 Student 4-up to college, $30 All Adults 
Mask will be required while in the building. Social Distancing is required as well.


The fourth annual Poor Man's Run and first Jambalaya for a Cause, held by the College of Pharmacy at the University of Louisiana at Monroe, is Saturday, April 24.

The event includes a one mile Fun Run and a 5K race.  Registration is open for teams to compete in the Jambalaya cookoff. Individuals can buy tickets to taste the teams' entries. The Fun Run starts at 8 a.m., the 5K race begins at 8:30 a.m., and Jambalaya will be served beginning at 11 a.m. 

Twelve candidates are running in Louisiana's 5th Congressional District special primary election on March 20, 2021. The special election will fill the vacancy left by Luke Letlow (R), who died on December 29, 2020, from complications related to COVID-19.

5th District Congressional coverage is made possible by the generous support of Creed & Creed Law Offices.