Monroe West Monroe Convention and Visitors Bureau

NELA Arts Council

The Herons on the Bayou Project, as announced by Assistant Professor of Art at the University of Louisiana Monroe and creative mind behind the project, Brooke Foy, will be the largest, most widespread public art project to come to the area. 

With help from the Northeast Louisiana Arts Council, Delta Regional Authority, The Monroe - West Monroe Convention & Visitors Bureau, ULM and many more, the brand new public art project is set to come to Ouachita and surrounding parishes sometime next year.


The University of Louisiana Monroe fishing team will compete in the Fishing League Worldwide (FLW) College Regional bass fishing tournament on Saturday, October 8 on the Ouachita River.

Anglers will take off from Forsythe Park, located at 2401 Sycamore St. in Monroe, at 7 a.m. on Saturday. Weigh-in will be held at the park beginning at 3 p.m. Takeoff and weigh-in are free and open to the public.

The tournament is hosted by the Monroe-West Monroe Convention and Visitors Bureau and is the third and final regular-season bass fishing tournament in the Southern Conference.