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  • New Roads council increases court costs

    May 16, 2012 9:02 AM

    NEW ROADS, La. (AP) - The New Roads City Council has adopted an ordinance that will increase court costs in Mayor's Court from $45 to $65. The Advocate reports the measure passed Tuesday after a public hearing during which no one spoke in opposition of the change. Mayor Robert Myer... more »
  • Foreign Demand Aids Pecan Farms

    December 5, 2010 5:12 PM

    NEW ROADS, La. (AP) - Two years after Hurricane Gustav destroyed large swaths of Louisiana pecan orchards, farmers have some good news with the price of the nut doubling because of increased foreign demand. Traditionally, pecan farmers could expect to get $1 and change for a pound of pecans, said... more »
  • New Roads Woman Arrested in Theft, Forgery

    November 30, 2010 8:52 AM

    PORT ALLEN, La. (AP) - Port Allen police say a New Roads woman accused of stealing $11,000 from a Parkinson's disease patient she was caring for has been arrested. Police Chief Fred Smith says that 42-year-old Sharon Smith has been booked on 89 counts of felony theft, 41 counts of... more »
  • Woman indicted in fatal wreck

    February 23, 2010 7:51 AM

    NEW ROADS, La. (AP) - A Pointe Coupee Parish grand jury has indicted a Ventress woman on a count of vehicular homicide in a wreck that killed a New Roads woman in December. The grand jury on Monday also indicted 23-year-old Victoria Gosserand on a count of first-degree negligent vehicular... more »
  • Boater Indicted in Fatal Crash

    September 3, 2009 9:23 AM

    NEW ROADS, La. (AP) - A Pointe Coupee Parish grand jury has returning a three-count indictment against the operator of one of the ski boats in a False River crash that killed three Baton Rouge men. On Wednesday, the grand jurors charged 53-year-old Jerry Jordan of Lafayette with three... more »

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