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Second vaccine site added

The Louisiana Department of Health will expand the number of vaccine locations to an additional 102 providers and 13 more parishes, includi… Read more

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Assessor Takes Oath

Pointe Coupee Parish Clerk of Court Lanell Landry administered the oath of office to Assessor Jimmy Laurent Jr. and his deputy assessors in… Read more

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Tony Clayton takes oath as district attorney

District Attorney Antonio M. “Tony” Clayton took his oath of office on Thursday, Jan. 7, to serve as district attorney for the parishes of … Read more

Opinion

We elected them; let’s remind them we’re here

As The Banner went to press Wednesday, both houses of Congress were in session, although some might ask why. Read more

Could a name from the past resurface in Congress?

Louisiana Congressman-elect Luke Letlow’s death brought us a grim reminder on how COVID-19 can stop even the most vibrant people. Read more

GETTING TO THE POINTE | Will a rough year lead to a better future?

The year-end issue of The Banner usually ranks among the easier editions to compile, but it was a much different scenario this year. Read more

Obituaries

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Muller, Juanita Melancon

A pioneer of her time; a chemist, a Model T mechanic, a pharmacist, an airplane pilot, Juanita (Nita) Melancon Muller, age 97, passed away … Read more

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Ballard, Louvenia (Lou) Bueche

Louvenia (Lou) Bueche Ballard, 91, a native of Jarreau, Louisiana, and a resident of Baton Rouge, passed away peacefully on Monday, Decembe… Read more

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Dourty Jr., Willie

Willie Dourty Jr., a native of New Roads and a resident of New Orleans died on Thursday December 24, 2020 at the age of 70. Affectionately … Read more

Upcoming Events

St. Peter Baptist Church

St. Peter Baptist Church, 408 Texas St. Summer Mid-day Bible Study, every Wednesday at noon. Rev. E… Read more

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