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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…

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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.

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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.

A forum set for 6 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 24 at the Poydras Center in New Roads will outline the process to qualify for a historic rehabilitation tax credits through the Office of Cultural Development Division of Historic Preservation.

Voters in District 18 – which covers all of Pointe Coupee Parish – elected Jeremy LaCombe to a four-year term as state representative in the Oct. 12 election.

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The shift has gone from a campaign and victory celebration to a transition process for Pointe Coupee Parish sheriff-elect Rene Thibodeaux, who upset three-term incumbent Bud Torres in the Oct. 12 election.

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