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Ken Broussard, 22, 552 Curet St., New Roads, simple burglary $12,000.

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.

Jessica Collie, 33, 4261 Nicholes Ave., Innis, domestic abuse aggravated assault $5,000.

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…

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…

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.

Zebedee Brue, 35, 511 11th St., New Roads, bench warrant $1,052.

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.

Megan Vaughn, 37, 1661 Fountain Ave., Baton Rouge, probation violation.

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.

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