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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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Jude LaCour Eskine was born at 11:22 p.m. May 18 at 6 pounds 2 ounces and 19¼ inches long. He is the son of Aaron and Megan Eskine, grandson of Mark and Becky LaCour, Steven Eskine and Charlene Eskine and great-grandson of the late Tootsie LaCour.

The “Bring Back” Louisiana vaccination event that was canceled last week due to heavy rain will be held Wednesday, June 2, at New Roads City Hall.

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A Sunday event at Bonnie Glen marked the return of an annual fundraiser to support a nonprofit organization geared toward preservation of Pointe Coupee Parish’s rich and illustrious history.

A night with Elvis and a Pointe Coupee Parish native are scheduled to perform in June as part of the Arts Council of Pointe Coupee’s 2021 Performing Arts Series.

The Village of Morganza recently made its history a centerpiece of the Town Hall. The village recently unveiled a plaque listing all mayors since its incorporation in 1908, starting with Mayor V.O. Beauvais, who served from 1908-1912. Pictured are Fire Chief Jacko Serio,, Charles Landry (199…

Katie Jewell was recently named to the Board of Directors of the Greater Pointe Coupee Chamber of Commerce, according to an announcement.

Running for their lives at the threat of extermination, the launch of the early church was rife with fear and chaos. Seeking to quell this rebellion, we read in Acts 8 that Saul was motivated by bloodlust to terminate the followers of Jesus.

A garden beautification project in front of Poydras Park was recently completed in memory of Adele Robillard. The longtime member of the Pointe Coupee Historical Board, who died in February 2020, was an active volunteer in the community. .Randy Harrelson designed the garden, which consists o…

The application process for 2021 summer employment programs in the City of New Roads will run May 17-28 for local senior citizens and youth, Mayor Cornell Dukes said.

The Pointe Coupee Master Gardeners Mothers Day Plant Sales is set from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, May 8, at the Miles J. Brashier Master Gardeners Greenhouse on Major Parkway.

A family-owned business with more than 25 years experience in apparel cleaning is opening in New Roads. Sunshine Cleaners, 224 W. Fifth St., is set to open at 9 a.m. Thursday, April 29.

The Friends of Oakley Board will hold its annual membership meeting from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, April 25, at the Picnic Pavilion of Audubon State Historic Site, 11788 La. 965, St. Francisville.

A fundraiser scheduled Saturday in Fordoche will raise money for Nell’s Angels, a nonprofit organization that raises money to help cancer patients.

Dr. Kevin Andry and the St. Michael's Jazz Ensemble will perform at 7 p.m. Friday, April 23, the Poydras Museum and Arts Center in New Roads. For ticket information, contact Gale Roy of the Arts Council of Pointe Coupee at roygaleb@bellsouth.net or (225) 718-1574.

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