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A popular annual attraction hits the streets in New Roads six months after circumstances left it stuck in park.

Bessie and Glenn Stockton will be celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary in two weeks, although a celebration with family and friends will come later.

The Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Commission passed a notice of intent that will allow persons requiring a basic hunting license 16 and older to earn their hunter education certification completely online during its monthly meeting June 4.

Pointe Coupee Parish Sheriff Rene Thibodeaux presents a $500 collegiate scholarship to Luke Major, a 2020 graduate of the STEM Magnet Academy. Luke, the son of Jim and Cheri Major of Oscar, finsihed with a 4..0 GPA. Thibodeaux presented the scholarship on behalf of the Louisiana Sheriff’s As…

When Aaron Williams sought to promote his first film, he thought a tour of churches to show the trailer for the Christian romantic comedy would bring people to theaters.

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The Bayou Tri Parish Alumni Chapter of the Southern University Alumni Federation has announced the recipients of its inaugural scholarships for the fall 2020 semester.

Fern Rougon Lorio celebrated her 100th birthday. Her family said she wished she could be on beautiful False River having a cocktail and watching the sun set with family and friends.

M onths of questions on how an official school year will come will be answered in less than two weeks when students return to class in Pointe Coupee Parish. Or perhaps, they won’t.

Art and photography entries are being accepted for the 11th Annual Petite Gallerie, a miniature exhibition to be presented by the Arts Council of Pointe Coupee in August.  

The Pointe Coupee Banner readers might be able to help Carole Gloger get some information about this photo. It is the R&J Butcher Shop in New Roads. When the photo was taken and who is in the photo are unknown. If you know anything about the business or who ran it, let Gloger know at cgl…

A group of new officers for the Alpha Lambda Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma Society International were installed for the 2021 biennium.

A project by Anna Jean Eaves and Elise Doucet, of Catholic High of Pointe Coupee, will represent Louisiana as its Outstanding Affiliate Entry on the national level of the History Day Competition. Their Junior Group Exhibit was titled, “The Baton Rouge Bus Boycott of 1953." Students had to co…

Ben Ewing holds up a 125-pound loggerhead turtle he caught in Lettsworth. The age of the turtle is between 100 and 125 years old, he said. Ewing donated the reptile to BREC, which will keep it at the Greater Baton Rouge Zoo.

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Gratitude for frontline personnel and a desire for normal activity during the COVID-19 pandemic kept a longtime New Roads tradition afloat on the Fourth of July.

A farewell party was held for Jeanie Andre, upon her stepping down as executive director of the Pointe Coupee Parish Tourism Commission.

Big brother Roman D’Arensbourg welcomed home his baby brother,  Jacques Lorio D’Arensbourg, on June 24. The boys are the sons of Jordan and Temple D’Arensbourg.

LaCour House recently observed a milestone when staff and residents celebrated the 102nd birthday of Edna Wesley. Wesley is involved in the Dinner Club and Garden Club and an avid bingo player. Her favorite game is bridge and her favorite sport is golf, which she played many years. She enjoy…

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Fireworks and a boat parade along False River will highlight festivities hosted by the City of New Roads for its annual Fourth of July celebration.

Have you harvested all your cucumbers, tomatoes, and eggplant?

CONTINENTAL PRAYER BREAKFAST (Stop and Go Prayer VIGIL) SPONSOR: ELWIM of Pointe Coupee Date: June 30, 2020.. Time:7 a.m- 8:00 ELEGANT LADIES WOMEN’S MINISTRY invite each citizen to Drive by 500 BLOCK LOUIS ST. (Left off CURET) This is an “ALL PRAYERS MATTER” ACTIVITY AND Scholarship fundrai…

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