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The Town of Livonia will host its fourth annual “Part at the Park” from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 31, at Glaser Park.

The New Roads City Council paid homage Tuesday night to two individuals who had a profound effect on the youth of Pointe Coupee Parish.

During the first nine weeks of the school year, Catholic of Pointe Coupee has spotlighted students who exhibited characteristics of virtues including service, faith, love, trust and stewardship.

Ella Wilkinson received a Gold Character Coin for picking up trash at recess time at Rougon Elementary and Junior High.

Rougon Elementary student Waylen Nelson received a Gold Character Coin for completing subtraction of whole numbers with fidelity.

The Kiwanis Club of Pointe Coupee enjoyed so much success with its May jambalaya dinner sale that it has decided to offer seconds.

The family of Lloyd Martin surprised him with a birthday celebration Oct. 16 for his 67th birthday. From left are: MinToya Shanae Martin, MinTarsha Tanae Martin, Markisha Kashet Martin, wife Rosanna Martin, Lloyd Martin, Myasia Kenshae Martin and Montrell Latrae Martin-Duhé.

Rougon Elementary student Waylen Nelson received a Gold Character Coin for completing subtraction of whole numbers with fidelity.

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Rougon Elementary and Junior High presented Gold Character Coins to, from left, Haden Sproles, Ezekial Thomas, DKyron Maloid and Taquari Guidry. Taquari’s teacher said he is always on task and helps others. D’Kyron’s and Ezekial’s teacher said they helped carry water bottles to her room. Had…

Gold Character Coin recipients from Rougon Elementary and Junior High include, from left, Jhi Pearson, Johntrell Battley, Makayla David and Carlasia Jackson. Jhi’s teacher said she is always hardworking and upbeat. Johntrell’s teacher said he found money and turned it in to the office. Makay…

Family and friends will be celebrating Hurst “Buddy” Samson’s 100th birthday on Friday, Oct. 8.  

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BATON ROUGE — Three recipients were selected to receive farm-to-school program grants from the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

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Ezekiel Thomas and Aubrey Miller were Rougon Elementary Gold Character Coin recipients. Ezekial’s teacher said he regularly holds the door open for students to enter the cafeteria. Aubrey’s teacher said he also helped another student in the cafeteria.

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Rougon Elementary students Raydin Parker and Caden Phinnisee earned Gold Character Coins. Caden’s teacher said he is always doing his work and follows school rules daily and is a model student. Raydin’s teacher said he was the first student to complete and pass an iReady lesson.

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The Alpha Lambda Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma met Thursday, Sept. 16, at the new Livonia branch of the Pointe Coupee Parish Library for a self-guided tour.

Showyn Griffin of Port Allen and Fred Lee III of Port Allen have announced their upcoming nuptials on Saturday, Dec. 4, at the Erwinville Community Center. Griffin is the daughter of Levy Willie Griffin and Veronica Ann Toussaint Griffin. Lee is the son of Deloris Marie LeFroy Lee  and the l…

Little Zion Missionary Baptist Church is celebrating its 150th church anniversary each Sunday in August.

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When people find out I teach nutrition for a living, they immediately tell me about what and how they eat with some sort of justification or caveat.

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Pointe Coupee Parish residents thinking about seeking the title of 2021 Sugar Queen can find out about the competition and what it is like to be a queen.

Woodmen Life Chapter 1154 presented a U.S. flag to Pointe Coupee Fire District 4 in Livonia on July. From left are Pictures left to right are Chapter 1154 member Lynda Leonard, Assistant Fire Chief Evan Doucet and Chapter 1154 members Kathy Perriera and Mary Alice Bizette.

A Lakeland resident was recently honored on her 25th anniversary with the Civil Air Patrol (CAP).

Pointe Coupee Parish holds the third highest percentage for COVID-19 vaccinations but completed immunizations in the nine Region 2 parishes have not yet cracked 50 percent.

The Rev. Peggy King Scott, priest-in-charge of St. Paul’s Holy Trinity Episcopal Church in New Roads and St. Mary Episcopal Church in Morganza, retired on June 30.  

Phillip Ewing, of Phillips Automotive of New Roads, received an an award for outstanding sales of Exmark lawnmowers.

The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) has set the date for its Wetland Education Teacher Workshop, WETSHOP 2021, a coastal awareness workshop for science, history and social studies teachers.  

A Pointe Coupee Parish native was one of 20 students in the LSU Law Class of 2021 selected for induction into The Order of the Coif, the highest honor a law student can receive.

Bishop Tracey Epps-Hawkins and Deacon Ronald Hawkins Sr. celebrated 10 years of leadership with House of Restoration Outreach Ministries, of New Roads, with a banquet on June 19. They are the founding pastors of the church, which opened July 31, 2011.

Fifteen members of the Alpha Lambda chapter of the Delta Kappa Gamma society met on May 22 for their last meeting of the year at Not Your Mama’s Restaurant in Livonia.

Grants from several sources helped students at the STEM Magnet Academy of Pointe Coupee this academic year experience various aspects of art in art classes.

Pointe Coupee Dance Academy will present its 22nd annual recital, “Let’s Go to the Movies,” at 3:30 p.m. Sunday, June 13, at The Dunham School’s Brown-Holt Theater.

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Westside Homeschool Group held its annual graduation and End of the Year Ceremony on May 15 at the West Baton Rouge Museum.  

Two workshops – one for children, another for adults – are being offered Saturday, June 12, during the 11th Annual Treasures of Pointe Coupee Exhibit.

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