Senior Health Insurance Information Providers will partner with the Pointe Coupee Council on Aging for events at four locations in November to help counsel Medicare extra beneficiaries.
A forum set for 6 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 24 at the Poydras Center in New Roads will outline the process to qualify for a historic rehabilitation tax credits through the Office of Cultural Development Division of Historic Preservation.
Voters in District 18 – which covers all of Pointe Coupee Parish – elected Jeremy LaCombe to a four-year term as state representative in the Oct. 12 election.
The shift has gone from a campaign and victory celebration to a transition process for Pointe Coupee Parish sheriff-elect Rene Thibodeaux, who upset three-term incumbent Bud Torres in the Oct. 12 election.
Variety will mark the theme of the 2019 False River Harvest Festival, which rolls into gear Friday through Sunday in downtown New Roads, according to New Roads Mayor Cornell Dukes.
NEW ROADS -- A suspect is in City Police custody this evening after an altercation that led to a fatal stabbing.
Have you found your recipe(s) for the 4-H Sugar & Pecan Cookery Contest yet? Well, if you haven’t, you still have time to find the perfect sugar and/or pecan recipe! On Saturday, October 19, the 4-H Sugar & Pecan Cookery Contest will be held at The Julien Poydras Museum in New Roads…
Rene Thibodeaux, who retired in May after 22 years with the Pointe Coupee Parish Sheriff’s Office, will soon return to work.
A showdown for sheriff and a race for the full term as state House of Representatives will figure among the hottest items on the ballot at today at the polls, which remain open until 8 p.m.
Months of campaign stops, fundraisers and personal attacks come to a head when voters head to the polls Saturday to make their choices in the race for governor and state elections.
A national retail chain’s New Roads location will soon close its doors, but it will not mark the end of the parent company’s local presence.
It's down to the wire for candidates in local elections, who will make all they can of the final hours before voters make their decisions at the polls on Saturday, Oct. 12.
Diversity in population make little difference in the need for renewal of the parish fire protection millages, according to two Pointe Coupee Parish fire chiefs.
NEW ROADS – The Pointe Coupee Parish Council unanimously agreed Tuesday night to introduce an ordinance that would bring all sewer districts under one governing board, but the proposal has already met opposition.
A high voter turnout will likely follow the strongest showing ever for early voting in Pointe Coupee Parish, according to Registrar of Voters Shanika Olinde.
Livonia Mayor Rhett Pourciau presides over a ceremony Sept. 28 for a flag and flagpole which now standalone alongside the “Welcome to Livonia” signage the town installed in July alongside the eastbound side of U.S. 190 on La. 76. The flag serves as an honor to the men and women who have ser…
MORGANZA – Clarence “Woots” Wells presides as mayor of this quaint village, but it grew quickly – albeit only one day.
The Pointe Coupee Parish Sheriff's Office seeks information on the whereabouts of a work release inmate who drove away from his job site Tuesday, according to Sheriff Bud Torres.
Early voting turnout for the Oct. 12 election set a record Saturday and will likely continue to draw strong numbers for the duration, according to Pointe Coupee Parish Registrar of Voters Shanika Olinde. during the opening day, and another 358 voted Monday.
Editor’s Note: This is the first in a series of stories on the Pointe Coupee’s ranking as the No. 1 sugar-producing parish in Louisiana. Next week, we will look at the role Alma Plantation has played in the sugar boom.
The two candidates for Pointe Coupee Parish sheriff brought their platforms to the table for questions during a forum last week, sponsored by the Pointe Coupee Parish Chamber of Commerce.
It’s considered a popular destination for tourist, a “backyard” for some residents and a geographical site most closely associated with Pointe Coupee Parish – and now, it’s getting a new lease on life.
The clock is ticking toward a deadline for a construction company’s surety bond to bring in a new firm for implementation of repairs to the runway at False River Regional Airpark.
Residents who missed the Sept. 11 cutoff for mail-in registration can still register online through Sept. 21 at www.geauxvote.com is Saturday, Sept. 21.
BATON ROUGE – The incumbent state Commissioner of Insurance touted the reduction by several companies on auto insurance premiums, while his opponent said it is far from enough to help Louisiana drivers.
WASHINGTON – Three bills to restrict oil drilling off the U.S. Atlantic and Pacific coasts, in the Eastern Gulf of Mexico, and on federal lands in Alaska’s Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR) passed in the U.S. House of Representatives this week, mostly along party lines. Those voting in …