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  • Pointe Coupee jury wants to renegotiate agreement

    August 15, 2013 9:21 AM

    NEW ROADS, La. (AP) - The Pointe Coupee Parish Police Jury wants to give the city of New Roads six months' formal notice the parish wants to renegotiate its current contract with the city for the operation of the Scott Civic Center. The Advocate reports Juror Janet Vosburg urged the... more »
  • Abbeville man killed in Pointe Coupee wreck

    October 4, 2012 8:55 AM

    NEW ROADS, La. (AP) - State police say two vehicles collided on La. Highway 1 in Pointe Coupee Parish, killing one of the drivers. Trooper says 34-year-old Jason Weill, of Abbeville, was driving north on La. 1 near the Morganza Spillway when he lost control of his vehicle after passing... more »
  • Pointe Coupee inmate worker program changing

    June 15, 2012 9:01 AM

    NEW ROADS, La. (AP) - Pointe Coupee Parish Sheriff Bud Torres says the structure of the parish's inmate work release program will soon change through a partnership with East Feliciana Parish. During the special meeting Thursday, The Advocate reports Torres told police jurors and parish officials that turbulence in the... more »
  • 2 dead in Pointe Coupee wreck

    April 9, 2012 9:10 AM

    ERWINVILLE, La. (AP) - State police say two people died and one person suffered life-threatening injuries after a single-vehicle crash U.S. 190 Highway in Pointe Coupee Parish. Trooper Russell Graham tells The Advocate 54-year-old George Joseph Jr. of New Orleans was eastbound on U.S. 190 around 1 a.m. Saturday near... more »
  • Pointe Coupee raises garbage pickup fee to $18

    March 1, 2012 8:45 AM

    NEW ROADS, La. (AP) - The Pointe Coupee Parish Police Jury has voted to increase monthly garbage pickup rates in a move intended to help defray the costs of cleaning up after future storms. Parish Administrator Jim Bello tells The Advocate the rate increase, from $14.50 to $18 per month,... more »
  • Flood trash stacks up in Pointe Coupee

    September 5, 2011 10:49 AM

    BATCHELOR, La. (AP) - Mounds of rotting garbage and debris awaiting federal government inspection are lined up along the roadside near camps in the Old River area in northern Pointe Coupee Parish. The Advocate reported the trash has been there since spring, when the Mississippi River rose to record levels... more »
  • Flood trash stacks up in Pointe Coupee

    September 5, 2011 7:01 AM

    BATCHELOR, La. (AP) - Mounds of rotting garbage and debris awaiting federal government inspection are lined up along the roadside near camps in the Old River area in northern Pointe Coupee Parish. The Advocate reported the trash has been there since spring, when the Mississippi River rose to record levels... more »
  • Pointe Coupee Board Addresses School Dress

    November 19, 2010 7:44 AM

    NEW ROADS, La. (AP) - The Pointe Coupee School Board has amended its existing policies to address students wearing sagging pants and the use of corporal punishment. The amended corporal punishment policy says that students and parents must be informed of the policy at the beginning of each school year.... more »
  • US 190 - Pointe Coupee Parish - Lane Closure

    July 16, 2010 9:54 AM

    US 190 in Pointe Coupee Parish will be reduced to one lane in the westbound direction at mile marker 141.5 east of the Town of Krotz Springs from 7:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. on Friday, July 23, thru Monday, July 26, 2010, for the installation of camera equipment. DOTD appreciates... 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 »

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