MONROE, La. – It’s the American dream. W.L. ‘Jack’ Howard and his brother Alton started life on a farm in Union Parish, but with some hard work and determination, they built an empire of discount stores across the south Jack, the charismatic motivator, also dabbled in politics. He severed as Monroe’s mayor for five terms. And Alton, who enjoyed calling the shots behind the scenes, felt it was his life’s mission to spread the gospel. “His brother Jack Howard was speaking and Jack was talking about Alton, and all good things. And he said the only thing I find trouble [More]
The “Duck Dynasty” crew is known for creating a fair bit of laughter, but the Robertson family has also repeatedly made it known that they face the same plights and challenges as everyone else. In a recent interview with “Extra,” patriarch Phil Robertson admitted that his bad behavior once put in jeopardy his 47-year marriage to his wife, Kay — and he revealed how a love note inevitably helped sustain their wedded bliss. Phil detailed some of the steps he took to get the couple’s relationship back on track during its tainted years. After finding God, he said his worldview and [More]
MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) – Look all around the Twin Cities and you will see pieces of the Howard brothers – the Alton and Jean Howard Family Life Center at a church he helped found and the W.L. “Jack” Howard Theater at the Monroe Civic Center, one of Jack’s greatest accomplishments. But their story doesn’t begin in Ouachita parish, it begins in Union Parish, in the small community of Rocky Branch. “They were born and raised on a farm, and did the typical farm activities growing up – raising crops and vegetables, cows and horses and goats, ” Jim [More]
  Fresh off her second place finish on Dancing With The Stars, Sadie Robertson is sharing her support for a new campaign called the Love is Project. She posted a picture of herself on Instagram last week sporting one of the campaign’s LOVE bracelets. The Love is Project is a collaboration between African lifestyle company LIFE Line, an organization that brings together mothers of children with special needs in Kenya, and The Supply Change, a company that “connects global brands with artisan groups to bring socially conscious fashion to the mainstream consumer.” Children born with special needs in Kenya are [More]
In a Christmas-themed episode of Duck Dynasty, the Robertson family all joined together to serve the needs of a long-time family friend named Mrs. Lewis. The woman had fallen on some tough times, and the family responded in a huge way. TV Over Mind reports: When the family was having their Christmas gift exchange, Willie announced that they would be giving an old family friend a new home for Christmas because she had fallen on hard times. They’ve known the woman for the better part of 40 years, and they felt that was the least they could do for her. Everyone in [More]
Willie Robertson paired up with country music start Luke Bryan to bring you the HILARIOUS new Christmas song ‘Hairy Christmas’. And I cannot tell you how loud I was laughing during this one!      
Looks like Sadie Robertson’s dance partner Mark Ballas is spending the holidays with her whole family. And watching the whole crew bust into dance had me giggling myself into a quack-attack! Too cute.    
After an exciting week for one of West Monroe’s most well-known families following a top two finish for Sadie Robertson on Dancing with the Stars and a special Thanksgiving episode of Duck Dynasty, we got the inside scoop from Willie Robertson himself today. After her the DWTS finale last week, Sadie returned home just in time for Thanksgiving. Sadie has also launched a new line of prom dresses that Willie says are “daddy approved.” Willie says the family is incredibly proud of Sadie tells us he knew from the beginning that Alfonso would be the one to beat. Willie says [More]
  Sadie took the 2nd place in this season’s Dancing With The Stars competition. What an amazing job she has done! Congratulations!    
The most UNFORGETTABLE freestyle dance routine on Dancing With The Stars was delivered tonight by none other than Sadie Robertson and Mark Ballas!    
At an early age, Sadie Robertson star of Duck Dynasty and New York Times Best Selling author started sharing her faith. You will love this video!