Language in a state House bill that would allow use of transportation network companies to provide nonemergency medical transportation through the state Medicaid program has drawn criticism from the director of the Pointe Coupee Council on Aging.

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Gov. John Bel Edwards outlined his plan last week for spending $1.6 billion in federal funding coming to Louisiana through President Joe Biden’s American Rescue Plan, a package that could bring much-needed help for the Pointe Coupee Parish infrastructure.

ROBERT – A spike in juvenile crimes brought area officials to this unincorporated community at the Tangipahoa/St. Tammany Parish border to see what they now consider the prototype for youth rehabilitation.

Pointe Coupee Parish arrests April 28 - May 4, 2021

A garden beautification project in front of Poydras Park was recently completed in memory of Adele Robillard. The longtime member of the Pointe Coupee Historical Board, who died in February 2020, was an active volunteer in the community. .Randy Harrelson designed the garden, which consists o…

The application process for 2021 summer employment programs in the City of New Roads will run May 17-28 for local senior citizens and youth, Mayor Cornell Dukes said.

Seventh-inning hitting and pitching helped Catholic High of Pointe Coupee win its Division IV quarterfinal playoff series 2 games to 1 against St. Mary in Natchitoches on May 6-7.The Hornets scored 3 runs in the seventh to win the Thursday opener 6-4. No. 4 St. Mary won the second game 5-3 o…

Visit Pointe Coupee

A drive eastbound along U.S. 190 in Tangipahoa Parish leads to a facility that the Pointe Coupee Sheriff’s Office and District Attorney’s Office view as a possible way to ease one of the biggest problems for the tri-parish region.

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“When the righteous cry for help, the Lord hears and delivers them out of their troubles.” (Palm 34:17)

Edward Jones has been ranked highest in investor satisfaction with full-service brokerage firms, according to the J.D. Power 2021 U.S. Full-Service Investor Satisfaction Study, the firm announced.

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We convince ourselves that life will be better after we get married, have a baby, then another. Then we are frustrated that the kids aren’t old enough, and we’ll be more content when they are.

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