Thanksgiving gatherings generally take place on a Thursday, but the City of New Roads gave Pointe Coupee Parish residents a one-day jump on the feast.
Phase II coronavirus restrictions and guidelines have forced postponement of the schedule “Book Launch/Signing and Birthday Party” for local author Arthur J. Gremillion.
The Pointe Coupee Parish School District may soon move forward on plans for its central office, more than 12 years after Hurricane Gustav caused extensive damage to its original office on Morganza Highway.
Families can get an early jump on Thanksgiving dinner Wednesday, thanks to “Give Thanks” meals the City of New Roads will at the William H. Scott Civic Center on 1200 Major Parkway.
BATON ROUGE — Co-Chairmen Don Pierson and Terrie Sterling and other Resilient Louisiana commissioners released their report last week of long-term recommendations for creating a more resilient Louisiana.
Properly licensed Louisiana and non-resident hunters may take outlaw quadrupeds (feral hogs, coyotes and armadillos), nutria and beaver at night on private property the entire year with the landowner’s permission.
BATON ROUGE- As the holiday season begins, the state Fire Marshal’s Office wants to ensure all Louisiana families are aware of how to stay safe, not only in the kitchen, but in gathered settings as well.
The rise in COVID-19 cases across Louisiana may not immediately affect Pointe Coupee Parish schools, but it could have an impact on two major events in the New Roads area.
Troop 66 Boy Scout Joseph Bollich of Ventress serves jambalaya to Army Specialist 4 Leonard Green and his wife, Sandra Fairchild, during the Veterans Day ceremony Wednesday at the Pointe Coupee Veterans Monument Site in New Roads. Green served as a medic in Korea from 1959-61.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has mailed ballots for the Farm Service Agency (FSA) county committee elections to eligible farmers and ranchers across the country.
New Roads Friends of Main Street Director George Miller presents a donation to the Pointe Coupee Health Services Foundation from proceeds of the 11th Annual New Roads Car Show, as well as donations collected during the car show for the Pointe Coupee Hospice Fund. From left are foundation mem…
NEW ROADS == A letter of dismissal from State Attorney General Jeff Landry ended the criminal case against former Pointe Coupee Parish Sheriff Office Captain Adrian Slaughter on Monday, but it has not brought full closure, Slaughter’s attorney said Tuesday.
The City of New Roads is in high gear as organizers prepare for the annual Holiday Market at the Mill on Nov. 20-22.
President Donald Trump carried Pointe Coupee Parish and Louisiana, but the outcome of the race against former Vice President Joe Biden remained uncertain as of Wednesday morning.
Pending lifting of social distance restrictions and with adherence to official health and safety measures, the 78th Annual New Roads Lions Carnival Parade will roll its traditional 3.5-mile circuit of the city on Mardi Gras afternoon, Feb. 16.
Pointe Coupee Parish’s traditional Veteran’s Day celebration will continue, although it will have a few adjustments to ensure safety during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
Elections for justice of the peace in three Pointe Coupee Parish districts gave two incumbents four more years in office, while one district will have a new justice on board.
Five of seven state constitutional amendments drew statewide voter approval on the Nov. 3 ballot, although Pointe Coupee Parish split with the statewide count on two that passed.
NEW ROADS -- Pointe Coupee Parish residents will see more opportunities to wager on sporting events, based on a proposition local voters approved Tuesday.
LIVONIA -- Four members of the Livonia Town Council won four more years in office, while a newcomer will join them for the next term.
BATON ROUGE -- Garret Graves, R-Baton Rouge, won a fourth term as U.S. House Representative from District 6 when he drew 71 percent of the vote to breeze past his three opponents.
BATON ROUGE -- U.S. Sen. Bill Cassidy, R-Baton Rouge, coasted to a second six-year term on Capitol Hill when he finished with a 3-to-1 margin over Shreveport Democratic Mayor Adrian Perkins, the runner-up in the 14-person race.
NEW ROADS -- President Donald Trump carried Pointe Coupee Parish and Louisiana, but the outcome of the race against former Vice President Joe Biden remained uncertain as of Wednesday morning.
Amendments covering abortion, taxation, unclaimed property and other issues will go before voters in the Nov. 3 election, along with a parish-by-parish proposition on sports wagering.
LIVONIA -- Only one local race is on the ballot for the Town of Livonia, after two other officials went unopposed in the qualifying.
Republican Garret Graves seeks his fourth term as representative of Louisiana’s 6th Congressional District. Three opponents will vie for his seat in the Nov. 3 primary election.
U.S. Senator Bill Cassidy seeks his second term in office against 14 other candidates, including the mayor of the state’s third most populated city.
Voters across the United States will decide on whether to give President Donald Trump another four years in the White House, or to elect former-Vice President Joe Biden to serve in the Oval Office.
Pointe Coupee Parish and the rest of the state could see a record turnout Tuesday, Nov. 3, for a ballot that includes a hostile presidential race and some key state and local races.
NEW ROADS -- A record number of registered voters made their decision early in Pointe Coupee Parish, according to Registrar of Voters Shanika Olinde.