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Girl Scouts Louisiana East kicked off the 2021 Girl Scout Cookie season on Jan. 15, according to Rebecca Pennington, chief executive officer.

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After concluding their unit and reading “The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman” by world renowned Pointe Coupee Parish native Ernest Gaines, students in the technical writing class at Livonia High were challenged to bring an aspect of the award-winning novel to life through their original, …

Retired legislator now convenes with personal tractor collection

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.

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Livonia High School is flying a new American flag in its front courtyard, as a dedication to two recent graduates, and as part of instruction on the handling and care of the flag.

Life was hard for Alicia Jackson and her brothers and sisters growing up.

LARRY CELESTINE is the education manager for Junior Achievement of Greater Baton Rouge. He works with schools in eight parishes to present financial literacy instruction. A native of Pointe Coupee Parish, Celestine graduated from Rosenwald High in 1970 and Southern University in 1973 with de…

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JUNIOR ACHIEVEMENT is a non-profit group founded in 1919 by Theodore Vail, president of American Telephone & Telegraph; Horace Moses, president of Strathmore Paper Co.; and Sen. Murray Crane of Massachusetts. Junior Achievement’s 247,350 volunteers reach nearly 4.8 million students per y…

As the rays of the sun pierce gray mid-winter skies, the 2020 Carnival season – the first of a new decade – is underway in south Louisiana and the Gulf region.

Krewe members with the Livonia Carnival Association are preparing to celebrate their 37th annual parade at 1 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 23. This year’s king and queen will be the 36th royal couple since the inaugural year of the parade was organized without royalty.

Janell Legier LaCombe Memorial Fund helps cancer patients

Events in two Pointe Coupee Parish municipalities on Dec. 14 brought the spirit of Christmas to residents both young and old for the Yuletide season.

The Arts Council of Pointe Coupee has released its 13th Performing Arts Series for 2020.

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