The Morganza Cultural District will bring the holiday revelry of Christmas to the Morganza High School site from 2 p.m. until 6 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 14.
A photographer with roots in Pointe Coupee Parish is seeking images of historic people and places for a self-funded project to tell the story of the parish.
BATON ROUGE – Catholic-Pointe Coupee and Ouachita Christian got their wishes Monday from the Louisiana High School Athletic Association.
BATON ROUGE – For the first time since 1978, Catholic High of Pointe Coupee will be playing for a state football championship.
MORGANZA -- The Morganza Cultural District will bring a blast of holiday revelry in its Christmas event at the Ole’ Morganza High School site Saturday, Dec. 14 from 2 p.m. until 6 p.m.
A large majority for Republicans in the House and Senate will pose challenges for Gov. John Bel Edwards and Democrats in the legislature, but the push on prioritized issues must continue, state Rep. Jeremy LaCombe said.
An event in Pointe Coupee Parish last weekend allowed shoppers an early start on the Christmas rush, but without heavy traffic and other hassles they endure at a mall.
The high rate of turnover among teachers – coupled with socioeconomic background of students – plays the biggest role in the drop in the district performance scores between 2018 and 2019, principals and other officials told the Pointe Coupee Parish School Board.
After serving for four years as an assistant attorney general, Scott L. Smith Jr. has opened his own law practice in New Roads, bringing a new estate planning practice to Pointe Coupee Parish.
BATON ROUGE – Familiar platforms and an outlook for the future highlighted a Nov. 21 address by Gov. John Bel Edwards, who made his first public appearance since his win in the Nov. 16 runoff.
BATON ROUGE – An overflow crowd of friends, family and admirers paid their last respects Saturday to literary giant who rose from very humble beginnings in Pointe Coupee Parish to become a world-renown author.
Pointe Coupee Parish President Major Thibaut began his wish list for needs on the local level in the aftermath of Gov. John Bel Edwards’s victory in the Nov. 16 runoff.
NEW ROADS, La. - November 12, 2019 - There is a new Estate Planning law practice in Pointe Coupee Parish. After serving for four years as an Assistant Attorney General, Scott L. Smith, Jr. has decided to open his own law practice in New Roads. Before embarking on his legal career, Smith serv…
Pointe Coupee Parish followed suit with majority of state voters in their support for incumbent 7 John Bel Edwards, who landed a second term as governor after he defeated Republican Eddie Rispone in the Nov. 16 runoff.
NEW ROADS -- Pointe Coupee Parish voters overwhelmingly approved renewal of a longstanding millage to support the parish school system.
NEW ROADS – The Pointe Coupee Parish Sheriff’s Office will continue its investigation this week after the arrest of a high-ranking New Roads police official on charges that include malfeasance and theft.
The Pointe Coupee Parish school system maintained its “C” grade for the 2019 school year, but the same challenges will likely linger, according to Superintendent Kim Canezaro.
An 8-2 vote by the Pointe Coupee Parish Council rendered Tuesday night will usher in transition to a single governing board for the eight sewer districts across the parish.
New Roads resident and World War II veteran Leon Dixon, 101, seen here at the Nov. 6 campaign rally for Gov. John Bel Edwards, will be among the three grand marshals for the 2019 Veterans Parade on Saturday in Baton Rouge. The other two veterans are 100 and 110. The parade starts noon at the…
Runoffs for governor and secretary of state share the ballot with a critical vote for the Pointe Coupee Parish School District in the election Saturday, Nov. 16.
The City of New Roads will once again present its three-day shopping extravaganza event, “Holiday Market at the Mill,” on Nov. 22-24 at the historic cotton mill at 311 Mill St.
NEW ORLEANS – A freeze warning that includes all of Pointe Coupee Parish will go into effect Tuesday night and continue until at least the early or middle part of Wednesday morning, according to the National Weather Service.
Funeral arrangements were set for Ernest Gaines, the resident of Oscar whose early years in Pointe Coupee Parish inspired novels which made him a world-renowned author.
Brig. Gen. Damian “Keith” Waddell, a native of Pointe Coupee Parish and assistant adjutant general of the Louisiana National Guard, will be the guest speaker on Monday, Nov. 11, at the Veterans Day Ceremony in New Roads.
Adults ages 55 or older who want to get back into the workplace can take advantage of a program that helps with training and placement, according to Danielle Ruffin, of the Capital Area Agency on Aging.
A ballot that includes a gubernatorial runoff and renewal of the Pointe Coupee Parish School Board millage has drawn a much higher than expected turnout for early voting, according to Pointe Coupee Parish Registrar of Voters Shanika Olinde.
Renewal of the 10-year millage for the Pointe Coupee Parish public school system is necessary for the parish as a whole and for services offered to private schools, principals for Catholic High School-Pointe Coupee and False River Academy said.
NEW ROADS -- Gov. John Bel Edwards comes to Pointe Coupee Parish tonight (Nov. 6) for a meet-and-greet 10 days before the gubernatorial runoff.
OSCAR -- Pointe Coupee Parish native Ernest Gaines, who became world renown for novels including “A Lesson Before Dying” and “The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pitman,” died Tuesday at his home in Oscar.
The first hurdle is down for a project that will alleviate traffic along one of the busiest arteries in south Louisiana, a move that will eventually make commutes easier for motorists in Pointe Coupee Parish and other areas.
Early voter turnout may not match the record- breaking numbers for the October election, but two high profile items on the Nov. 16 ballot could still spark a strong showing for the upcoming session.
The Pointe Coupee Parish School Board superintendent realizes no tax proposal is sacred, but she flinches when she imagines the consequences if voters nix the district’s main funding mechanism.