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Three months after authorizing the Pointe Coupee Parish Police Jury president to sign a new five-year contract for trash pickup, jurors face the possibility of having to renegotiate the deal with Progressive Waste Solutions. The Advocate reports (
Mayor Robert Myer has lost his courtroom fight to block the Pointe Coupee Parish Police Jury from raising New Roads residents' taxes to pay for street and road improvements. The Advocate reports (http://bit.ly/13CM8df ) state District Judge James
City officials have formally opened Memorial Boulevard, a $1.6 million corridor that's part of a $2.5 million infrastructure investment aimed at attracting business to New Roads and Pointe Coupee Parish. Mayor Robert Myer tells The Advocate (http://
New Roads Louisiana. 18th Judicial District Court James Best set bail for $1 million for Brandon Battley, 24 who is accused of first degree murder of his grandmother Beulah Morris, 91. Beulah was found dead by her daughter Connie
New Roads Louisiana. New Roads Fire Chief Gregory Johnson said a fire at Steve Ray Pizza restaurant located on Hospital Road late Saturday damaged the store but the fire was contained before it spread to other businesses in the area.
New Roads Louisiana. A hybrid wolf dog mixed German Shepherd dog named Chief who was once ordered to be put down by a judge for bad behavior will be serving his remaining days at the Louisiana State Penitentiary as a prison dog in Angola
News sources KPLCTV.com, Associated Press and Baton Rouge Morning Advocate. New Roads Louisiana. Pointe Coupee Parish sheriff deputies have identified the name of a woman whose naked dead body was found floating in the Red River Sunday.
An attempt to begin the process of changing the way Pointe Coupee Parish government is structured fell flat last week when the Police Jury voted to hold a series of public meetings on the issue instead. Supporters of the switch from a police jury
Lightning, thunder and heavy rainfall dampened parade watchers, but not the Carnival spirit as the annual dual Mardi Gras parades rolled Tuesday in New Roads. About an hour before the first parade started, downtown New Roads was abuzz as thousands of
Pointe Coupee Sheriff's deputies are searching for a man who escaped from the parish's work release program early Thursday morning. Brandon Brister, 28, was one of five work release prisoners who escaped from the Pointe Coupee Parish Detention Center