News and Announcements Listing

Posted: Friday, March 1, 2024 - 4:32pm

March 1, 2024 Starting Wednesday, 03/06/24 at 8:00am, Parkview Bridge at Plum St. between Crescent St. and Plum St will be closed due to bridge removal. Contractor will be installing a new storm drainage. Closure will last for one (

Posted: Tuesday, January 30, 2024 - 7:01pm

CITY OF MONROE PRESS RELEASE Media Contact: Emily Stogner318-372-7640 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 30, 2024  WHAT: Road Closures to Through Traffic WHEN: Wednesday, January 30, 2024, from 7AM - 5PM (One Day

Posted: Friday, January 12, 2024 - 1:49pm

01/12/24 City of Monroe Prepares for Dangerous Cold (Monroe, LA) - The Monroe area will soon experience extremely coldtemperatures. Sustained cold temperatures and wind chill can causeexposed water pipes to freeze and burst.

Posted: Thursday, January 11, 2024 - 12:00am

01/11/24 City of Monroe Opens Warming Stations (Monroe, LA) - In response to the approaching cold weather forecasted forthe upcoming weekend, the City of Monroe has announced the opening of aWarming Station at the Liller Marbles

Posted: Monday, January 8, 2024 - 10:00am

(Monroe, LA) - Residents and businesses in the vicinity of the airport, Millhaven Road, Pecanland Mall, and Delta Community College have been experiencing water pressure fluctuations. The Selman Water Tank, which is located in the area,

Posted: Monday, December 18, 2023 - 12:00am

12/18/2023 City of Monroe Official Statement on Zoo Emu Incident (Monroe, LA) - On Saturday, December 16, at approximately 1:00 PM, two stray dogs entered the Emu Exhibit at the Louisiana Purchase Gardens and Zoo and began attacking

Posted: Monday, December 11, 2023 - 12:00am

12/11/23Monroe, Shreveport, Ruston, and Vicksburg Announce Joint Press Conference on I-20 Passenger Rail UpdatesVicksburg, MS - Monroe - Ruston - Shreveport - The cities of Monroe, Vicksburg, Ruston, and Shreveport are delighted to announce a

Posted: Thursday, December 7, 2023 - 12:00am

City of Monroe Schedules Forsythe Tennis Courts Groundbreaking 12/07/2023 Monroe, LA – The City of Monroe is excited to announce a groundbreaking ceremony for the Forsythe Park Tennis Courts Project. The groundbreaking will take

Posted: Thursday, November 30, 2023 - 8:05am


Posted: Monday, November 27, 2023 - 12:00am

WHEN: Monday, November 27, 2023, until further notice WHERE: Pecan Street between South 6th and 5th Street                                 WHY: 

Posted: Monday, November 27, 2023 - 12:00am

11/27/23Ribbon Cutting Ceremony Marks Completion of I-20 Frontage Roads Improvement Project (Monroe, LA) - Mayor Friday Ellis and the City of Monroe will have a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the completion of the I-20 Frontage

Posted: Wednesday, November 22, 2023 - 12:00am

11/22/23 City of Monroe Hosts Small Business Meet & Greet (Monroe, LA) - The City of Monroe invites business owners, entrepreneurs, and individuals with a passion for fostering economic growth in the 165 North Corridor and the I

Posted: Wednesday, November 22, 2023 - 12:00am

11/22/23 The City of Monroe Gears Up for a Spectacular Holiday Season Monroe, LA - As the holiday season approaches, the City of Monroe is set to transform into a winter wonderland with a series of holiday events. Kicking off

Posted: Monday, November 20, 2023 - 12:00am

(Monroe, LA) - Mayor Friday Ellis announces that City of Monroe facilities will be closed on Thursday, November 23, and Friday, November 24, in observance of Thanksgiving. City offices will reopen on Monday, November 27. Trash pickup

Posted: Friday, November 17, 2023 - 12:00am

11/16/23City of Monroe Schedules Ribbon Cutting for Sister Margaret Ann Sanders-Jackson Playground (Monroe, LA) - Please join Mayor Friday Ellis and the City of Monroe as they celebrate the completion of the Sister Margaret Ann Sanders-

Posted: Thursday, November 16, 2023 - 12:00am

11/16/23Building Dedication Ceremony Honors Legacy of Abe Pierce III(Monroe, LA) - The City of Monroe is set to honor the enduring legacy of Abe Edward Pierce III, a trailblazer and community leader, at a building dedication ceremony on

Posted: Thursday, November 9, 2023 - 12:00am

(Monroe, LA) - Smart Growth America (SGA) will give a public presentation on Monday, November 13, at 6:30 PM. The presentation will be located at the Public Safety Center and is open to the public.  As a part of the technical

Posted: Monday, November 6, 2023 - 12:00am

(Monroe, LA) - Mayor Friday Ellis announces City of Monroe offices and facilities will be closed Friday, November 10, 2023, in observance of Veterans Day. Offices will reopen Monday, November 13, 2023. Trash pickup normally scheduled for

Posted: Monday, November 6, 2023 - 12:00am

(Monroe, LA) - Get ready to rally and roar as the City of Monroe teams up with the University of Louisiana Monroe (ULM) to bring you a Warhawk Pep Rally in the heart of Downtown Monroe on November 9, 2023. This event is set to celebrate ULM's

Posted: Friday, November 3, 2023 - 12:00am

(Monroe, LA)- Starting today, 11/3/23, Pecan Street between South 6th and 5th Street will be closed due to Doetsch working on the sewer line. Contractor is relocating from South 3rd and Beauregard Street.Closure will last for two (2) weeks (

Posted: Thursday, November 2, 2023 - 12:00am

City of Monroe Announces Dollar General Groundbreaking 11/02/2023 (Monroe, LA) - Mayor Ellis, the City of Monroe, and Dollar General Market are excited to announce the addition of a new grocery store in South Monroe, honoring a

Posted: Monday, October 30, 2023 - 12:00am

(Monroe, LA)- Starting today, 10/30/23, South 4th Street between Pecan Street and Beauregard Street will be closed due to Doetsch Environmental working on the sewer line.Closure will last for at least 24 hours or until further notice.Closed

Posted: Monday, October 23, 2023 - 12:00am

Monroe Police Department StatementOctober 23, 2023 (Monroe, LA)-Carroll High School’s homecoming football game on Saturday afternoon capped a week-long community celebration – one that shined with the entirety of Carroll Nation

Posted: Monday, October 23, 2023 - 12:00am

10/30/23DOTD Announces Emergency Endom Bridge Closure (Monroe, LA) - The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development advises motorists that, effective immediately, the Endom Bridge over the Ouachita River in Ouachita Parish is

Posted: Friday, October 20, 2023 - 12:00am

10/20/23Award-Winning Country Music Star, Lainey Wilson to Perform at Monroe Civic Center (Monroe, LA) - City of Monroe and the Monroe Civic Center are proud to present award-winning country singer-songwriter, Lainey Wilson, in concert