Friday Mar 7
Bus driver suspended in incident involving child
NEW ROADS -- The Pointe Coupee Parish School Board has suspended a school bus driver for six months without pay and stripped him of his tenure rights for leaving a 5-year-old student on his bus for several hours three months ago.
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Thu Mar 06, 2014
Fidelity Launches Digital TV, Higher Speeds in Louisiana Markets
After more than two years of system improvements, Fidelity Communications is now offering a more robust digital TV lineup, more channels and faster Internet speeds in the New Roads, Louisiana market.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
WAFB-TV Baton Rouge
Icy conditions cause crashes, closures and headaches
A vehicle flipped on I-10 just before the I-10/I-110 flipped on the icy roadway.
Light turnout for New Roads Mardi Gras parades
Parade organizers in New Roads said crowds for this year's Mardi Gras could go down as the lightest in history.
Advocate staff photo by Catherine Threlkeld -- Traffic is diverted...
Freezing temperatures, combined with sleet and freezing rain that began at 6 a.m., had contributed to accidents and closed many roads, bridges and overpasses through the morning, but didn't stop parades in New Roads and Lafayette from rolling as scheduled.
Winter Weather Advisory
Cold air has become well entrenched at the surface, locations from Gonzales east to the lakes and northward bottomed out below freezing as was expected.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
New Roads parades will roll despite early Tuesday morning chance of freezing rain, sleet
Organizers with the two New Roads Mardi Gras parade groups said Monday their parades will roll on as scheduled despite a freeze warning from the National Weather Service.
Tue Feb 18, 2014
City, parish officials in Pointe Coupee look to end feud
Mayor Robert Myer and the City Council agreed Tuesday to meet with Pointe Coupee Parish police jurors who represent portions of the city of New Roads in an attempt to end the ongoing feud between the city and the parish which escalated recently over residential trash service.
Mon Feb 17, 2014
WAFB-TV Baton Rouge
Photographer James Terry documents years of Baton Rouge and Louisiana history
The Greater Mount Carmel Baptist Church on Sora Street was unpacking framed photos and photo albums when 9News recently visited.
Sun Feb 16, 2014
Prosecutors re appealing a state District Court judge's Feb. 3 decision that overturned a New Roads businessman's conviction in a money laundering case.
Wed Feb 12, 2014
New Roads won't get tax funds for trash collection
The Pointe Coupee Parish Police Jury has rejected a request by New Roads that the parish share a portion of a 1-cent sales tax dedicated to residential trash service.