Northeast Louisiana

The Angel Award honors everyday people doing extraordinary good to meet the physical, emotional, creative or spiritual needs of Louisiana’s kids. Since 1995, the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Foundation has recognized more than 200 of these outstanding individuals. Each Angel Award also provides much-needed resources  — a $25,000 grant for each Angel’s nonprofit charity.

The Poverty Point World Heritage Site is celebrating International Archaeology Day at their park this Saturday, Oct. 19, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The event is a day dedicated to educating people on the historic culture and lives of Native Americans living in Louisiana from 1100 BCE - 1700 A.D.

Poverty Point is located east of Monroe in West Carrol Parish, 6859 Louisiana Highway 577. On Saturday, the entrance fee will be $4, but children (3 and under) and senior citizens (62 and over) get in free. 

The Center for Children and Families /

The Children’s Advocacy Center of Northeast Louisiana is hosting a fundraiser called “The Black and White Ball” on September 14th from 6 p.m. to 11 p.m. The event will be held at ULM’s Bayou Pointe located on campus near the football stadium. All proceeds support the Children’s Advocacy Center in order to provide services to youth and children affected by sexual assault. 

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How to best address the needs and improve the lives of the senior population of Northeast Louisiana resulted in a Memorandum of Understanding between the University of Louisiana Monroe and Northeast Delta Human Services Authority signed on Aug. 21, 2019.

Northeast Delta HSA is a division of the Office of Behavioral Health of the Louisiana Department of Health. Its Operation Golden Years initiative focuses on serving citizens ages 60 and above with information, support and services.

Louisiana Public Health Institute /

The Children’s Coalition for Northeast Louisiana has received a $100,000 grant from the Louisiana Board of Elementary and Secondary Education to pilot new strategies to increase access to and improve the quality of publicly funded early childhood care and education. It is one of six communities across the state selected to guide this work.

The Wellspring of NELA /

On Saturday, August 17, The Wellspring is holding their 2nd Annual Bowl and Bling. 

This event will be from 7 to 10 p.m. at Bayou Bowl in Monroe. This is an adult only event with food and drinks being provided by Fieldhouse Bar & Grill and Marsala Beverage.

There will also be a variety of music being played by DJ TBayB during this event and prize drawings. Each bowling team can have up to six people on it.

Eclectic Soul /

The Northeast Delta African American Heritage Museum is holding its sixth annual Jazzin’ in June fundraiser on Saturday, June 22. 

Summer Excitement at the Schepis Museum

Jun 20, 2019
Schepis Museum /

The Schepis Museum has a summer full of exciting events. 

Northeast Delta Human Service Authority

In Louisiana, one in three people released from prison returns in three years. That's accoring to Andrew Koetsier of the Northeast Delta Human Services Authority.

The agency hosts a prison reentry summit "Stop the Cycle," Tuesday, June 11, from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at First Baptist Church in West Monroe, in Tennison Hall at the West Monroe campus. 

You Could Walk On Water

Apr 18, 2019

  Support ULM by attending this year's Wine Over Water!  This exclusive party is held on the beautiful ULM campus. Proceeds go to "The Spirit of The Warhawk" scholarship. 

Bridge Party tickets are $60 per person and include food from 25 local restaurants, wine provided by Southern Glazer's Wine and Spirits, beer provided by Marsala Beverage, a commemorative wine glass, boat rides on the bayou provided by B & L Marine, and entertainment featuring Flashback 5.