NEW ROADS -- An autopsy report revealed the identification of the body discovered along the Mississippi River near Ventress on Saturday, July 24.
Past and present Livonia officials remembered Warren Pourciau as a man who orchestrated much of the town’s growth during more than three decades as a local public servant.
A home burglary in Morganza remains under investigation by the Pointe Coupee Parish Sheriff’s Office, while theft has been on the rise across the parish all summer.
One lane of La. 1 across the Bayou Plaquemine Bridge in Plaquemine will be closed on Tuesday, Aug. 3, according to the state Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD).
The vote on a new member for the Pointe Coupee Parish Tourist Commission reignited disagreement among Parish Council members over the selection criteria for the voluntary post.
State Rep. Jeremy LaCombe said he does not approve of transgender males in female sports but said he opposed the veto override on grounds as “problematic and irrelevant.”
BATON ROUGE – An eight-mile stretch of U.S. 190 will get some extensive road work totaling more than $15 million, after a bid was accepted by the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD).
BATON ROUGE – As COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations and deaths continue to surge among unvaccinated Louisianians, Gov. John Bel Edwards called on all state residents to take action to slow the spread of COVID-19 by getting vaccinated or helping their family, friends and neighbors get the shot.
KeyVon Gaston, left, receives a certificate of appreciation from Morganza Fire Department Chief Aaron Edwards Sr. for his efforts in March performing CPR on his father. After firefighters arrived, Gaston insisted on performing resuscitation rounds with firefighters, according to Edwards.
A Community Fun Day offering snacks, health-related services and food boxes will be held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday, July 22, at First Baptist Church, 842 W. Main St., New Roads.
La. 75 in front of Willow Glen Terminal in Iberville Parish will be closed from Tuesday, July 27, to Sunday, Aug. 1, according to the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development.
Fidelity Communications, part of the Cable One family of brands, will begin construction in mid-July on a $3.1 million upgrade to its fiber network in New Roads and surrounding communities.
Precautions related to COVID-19 forced temporary closure of the state Office of Motor Vehicles (OMV) office in New Roads, according to the state OMV in Baton Rouge.
First Student, which handles school bus transportation in Pointe Coupee Parish, will hold a job fair for bus drivers from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday, July 16, at 1222 Hospital Road, New Roads.
Natural disasters and a pandemic made Pointe Coupee Parish Sheriff Rene Thibodeaux’s first year in office a boot camp, but other issues won’t make his second year easier.
The longstanding disagreements between parish government and the Sheriff’s Office moved closer toward common ground when both parties signed an intergovernmental agreement on operations of the Pointe Coupee Parish Detention Center.
Crucial issues from the recently completed 2021 Louisiana legislative session likely will play a key role in discussions when Iberville Parish Sheriff Brett Stassi officially becomes Louisiana Sheriff’s Association president today, July 1.
A longstanding issue of contention could come to a close, based on the decision the Pointe Coupee Parish Council renders at its upcoming meeting on Tuesday, July 13.
Family, friends and fellow military personnel packed the gym of First Baptist Church in New Roads last week to pay their last respects to Zachary Pourciau, the Ventress native who lost his life in a helicopter crash in Alabama.
Qualifying to fill the Pointe Coupee Parish coroner’s job and select two justices of the peace will be Wednesday through Friday, July 14-16, according to the Louisiana Secretary of State’s Office.