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On Friday, Nov. 27, family and friends honored King Romany LXXII Bobby Mitchell, a Pointe Coupee Parish resident, at the home of Collette Lambert. Kneeling, front row, is Heather St. Germaine, Kayde Melancon, Rita Melancon, Mackenzie Jarreau, Becky Davis and Peggy Moore. Kneeling, second row…

Chandler Hart, of Upper Pointe Coupee Elementary, is this week’s winner in the coloring contest in the free Box of Books Giveaway sponsored by The Banner, the False River Rotary Club of New Roads and the Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities.

The Arts Council of Pointe Coupee is accepting applications from graduating seniors from the parish’s three high schools to receive the Seventh Annual Glen Morgan Scholarship to School.

Baton Rouge composer and pianist Michael McDowell delighted the audience on Jan. 23 at the first of the Arts Council of Pointe Coupee’s performances in its 2021 Performing Arts Series.  

Despite the pandemic Pointe Coupee Hospice Volunteer Quilters recently made ‘fidget mats.’ The mats provide sensory stimulation for people living with dementia as well as promote motor skills. Working on the mats are Lindie Clement, Peggy Fabre and Sylvia LeJeune Chustz. Right: Examples of mats.

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Girl Scouts Louisiana East kicked off the 2021 Girl Scout Cookie season on Jan. 15, according to Rebecca Pennington, chief executive officer.

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After concluding their unit and reading “The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman” by world renowned Pointe Coupee Parish native Ernest Gaines, students in the technical writing class at Livonia High were challenged to bring an aspect of the award-winning novel to life through their original, …

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Krewe of Romany 2021 Ball Captain Maria Rowland, Queen Kelsey Richard and King Romany LXXII Bobby Mitchell honored their court at the annual Royal Toasting Party on Nov. 231 the Royal Standard, Crowne Room. Front row from left are pages Eleanor Shelton, Savannah Buco, Jackson Buco, Ashton Gr…

Martin “Marty” Frey of Morganza has been elected to serve on the Farm Service Agency’s (FSA) County Committee in Pointe Coupee Parish, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

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.

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