MADISONVILLE – Sen. John Kennedy, R-La., a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, announced $4.5 million in Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) awards for southwest Louisiana to address damage caused by hurricanes Delta and Laura.
During the first nine weeks of the school year, Catholic of Pointe Coupee has spotlighted students who exhibited characteristics of virtues including service, faith, love, trust and stewardship.
The family of Lloyd Martin surprised him with a birthday celebration Oct. 16 for his 67th birthday. From left are: MinToya Shanae Martin, MinTarsha Tanae Martin, Markisha Kashet Martin, wife Rosanna Martin, Lloyd Martin, Myasia Kenshae Martin and Montrell Latrae Martin-Duhé.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – President Joe Biden signed into law Sen. John Kennedy’s DUMP Opioids Act to allow everyone in a community to use drop boxes at VA medical centers to dispose of unused controlled substance prescription medications.
If you are like me, you suffer from seasonal allergies — sneezing, headaches, itchy eyes and cough, all due to pollen from local, native plants that bloom in autumn. Among many culprits, two of the most common are goldenrod and ragweed.
Shirley was born November 20, 1936 to the late Robert and Daisy Colar on False River. Forever and much loved, Shirley Mae Colar transitioned her life on October 13th at home with family right by her side. For Shirley family was always first. She also had great love and compassion for all peo…
When second-grade students at Rougon Elementary and Junior High heard students at other schools lost many of their supplies in the recent hurricane, they jumped to action.
VILLE PLATTE – Catholic High of Pointe Coupee got close most of the night, cutting into Sacred Heart’s lead and almost getting their hands on quarterback Caleb Hood.
The 2020 audit report for the City of New Roads urged greater oversight of city vehicles, including justifiable reason for use outside the local area.
A Morganza man was found guilty Tuesday in District Court on two counts of attempted first-degree murder for a January 2020 altercation in which he fired shots at two Pointe Coupee Parish sheriff’s deputies.
A call for peace and unity highlighted a community gathering Pointe Coupee Parish Sheriff Rene Thibodeaux and Parish President Major Thibaut hosted last week at the William H. Scott Civic Center.
GALLIANO – One month after Hurricane Ida battered the Louisiana Gulf Coast, five Catholic High of Pointe Coupee seniors brought this Lafourche Parish community of 7,500 something it has not seen much of lately.
It’s fun to have a variety of friends. Each friend shares a special bond of mutual affection. To keep friends, you must be a friend. Just like a flower, a friendship needs nurturing, or it will not grow.
EUNICE – The outcome of football games often extends beyond the basic aspect of winners and losers, which was the case in Livonia’s battle against St. Edmund on Friday, Oct. 1.
Rougon Elementary and Junior High presented Gold Character Coins to, from left, Haden Sproles, Ezekial Thomas, DKyron Maloid and Taquari Guidry. Taquari’s teacher said he is always on task and helps others. D’Kyron’s and Ezekial’s teacher said they helped carry water bottles to her room. Had…
Gold Character Coin recipients from Rougon Elementary and Junior High include, from left, Jhi Pearson, Johntrell Battley, Makayla David and Carlasia Jackson. Jhi’s teacher said she is always hardworking and upbeat. Johntrell’s teacher said he found money and turned it in to the office. Makay…