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When hand sanitizer became scarce at the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic, it did not take long for Local 13-12 members and other non-represented employees to realize the great opportunity they had to assist health-care workers and first-responders.

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The Krewe of Romany honored its new members at its fall party Oct. 17 at the Louisiana Culinary Arts Institute. From left are 2021 ball captain Maria Rowland with new members Toni Arrington, Joy LaFleur, Amanda Benoit, Kim Sangari, Christan Crawford, Connie Bolen, Lexi Hunter, Jolie Bourgeoi…

A crowd of 30 enjoyed classical music presented by violinist James Alexander, cellist Dennis Parker and pianist Albina Khaliapova on Oct. 25 in the first concert of the Pelican Chamber Music concert series for 2020-2021.

False River Academy Principal Linda D’Amico has announced the honor roll for the first nine weeks of the 2020-2021 school year.

The False River Country Club (FRCC) has withstood the test of time, and a recent overhaul of the golf course has renewed optimism that the only local course this parish has ever known, can continue to survive and even thrive.  Some key people have undertaken the task to make this happen.  An…

Advanced Enrichment students in the third through sixth grade at Catholic Elementary of Pointe Coupee participated in the Candy Corn Tower Challenge.

New fall plantings have been installed at the Miss Adele Robillard Memorial Garden around the Julien Poydras memorial.

Ten seniors have been elected to the Homecoming Court  by fellow classmates of Livonia High School’s Class of 2021.  The young ladies will be presented during the homecoming pep rally on Thursday, Oct. 29. The pep rally will be held at 10:30 a.m. at the Stem Magnet Academy campus and at 1:30…

With the first nine weeks completed, students enrolled in welding courses at Livonia High School are putting their plans to work.   

Catholic of Pointe Coupee has added a course to its high school curriculum. Offered as an LSU dual-enrollment class, students have the opportunity to take an introduction to engineering class.  

The Catholic High School of Pointe Coupee 2020 Homecoming Court will be presented and the queen announced in a ceremony on Thursday, Oct. 22. The court will be recognized at the homecoming football game against Sacred Heart on Friday, Oct. 23. Members of the court, seated from left, are Kale…

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…

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