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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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The Farm Service Agency (FSA) will host an informational meeting regarding the 2020 County Committee Election process at 7:30 a.m. July 21 at 3377 Major Parkway, New Roads.

Announcement from Rev. A.J. Haynes, Sr. Pastor

Working remotely comes with its own challenges, but one thing that is constant again this year is those pesky gnats hovering around my head as I work in own home landscape. These gnats have many common names and cover several species.

During this unprecedented time of the coronavirus, an exceptional increase in the number of first-time gardeners can be seen across Louisiana as well as across the nation. Due to quarantine requirements, people have time on their hands.

Anyone get intimidated by the oils at the store? Which ones are healthy? Which ones are good for cooking?

Two musical shows canceled due to the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic will be rescheduled, according to the Arts Council of Pointe Coupee.

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The Art Council of Pointe Coupee’s 2020 Treasures of Pointe Coupee event has been rescheduled for August, a news release said.

Darlene Shingleur, of Neighbors Federal Credit Union, presented the Neighbors Way Brotherhood and Sisterhood Award to six students and two faculty members of the Catholic of Pointe Coupee schools. The award honors individuals who make a difference in their schools and communities. From left …

The 2020-2021 board of directors for the Krewe of Romany was installed on March 15 at the Santa Maria Clubhouse. From left are members-at-large Chelsea LeMieux and Collette Lambert, secretary Ashley Fabre, 2021 ball captain Maria Rowland, president Tara Schwartz, vice president Kim Mitchell,…

The 55th Jackson Assembly Art Show and Sale will take place Friday and Sunday, March 27-29, in conjunction with the assembly’s antique sale, plant sale and home tours.

Catholic Elementary of Pointe Coupee’s faculty and staff recognizes students each quarter for possessing the qualities of a variety of virtues. On March 3, the following students were recognized for the virtues of kindness and faithfulness: Abby Settoon, Alaina LeJeune, Foster Roy, Charlotte…

Before the Mardi Gras holiday, Catholic High of Pointe Coupee seniors Kaitlyn Dugas and Madison Folse organized a service project, Pennies for Patients.

The Livonia High School FFA welding teams picked up team and individual honors at the annual FFA Welding Contest for Area IV on the campus of the Pelican Chapter Associated Builders and Contractors School on March 11.  

The Volunteer income Tax Assistance (VITA) program is available to prepare free federal and state income tax returns for qualified individuals, according to a news release.

Applications are being accepted for three Dr. Robert N. Helm Fund Scholarships that will be awarded to seniors at the three Pointe Coupee Parish high schools.

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The Pelican Chamber Music Series will conclude it’s 2019-2020 season with a performance of the Brahms Piano Quintet featuring several prestigious guest artists. The concert will take place at the Poydras Center in New Roads, Sunday, March 15th at 3:00pm. The concert is free and all are welco…

Rosenwald High Class of 1984 will be holding a meeting to plan for the Rosenwald Alumni Roll Call. The meeting will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, March 28, at the Pointe Coupee Parish Library.  

Rougon Elementary’s Students of the Month for February are, first row from left, Jasey Moxley, French Immersion; Peyton Louis, first grade; Josie Lynch, second grade; Kyler Edwards, pre-K; and Aubrey Weger, kindergarten. Second row: Noor Abdo, fourth grade; Jyren Powell, eighth grade; Brendo…

Camping is one of the most valuable experiences a child can have.

The LaCour family was one of many celebrating another Mardi Gras at the New Roads carnival parades.

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