Feb 26, 2013
Area author to host two book signings
The public is invited to attend two book-signing events by author Martha Gabour Manuel, one in Eunice and another in Opelousas, in March.
State Police identify woman killed in wreck with bus
State Police said a Ventress woman died after a head-on collision with a school bus this morning in Pointe Coupee Parish.
Inside Report for Jan. 29, 2013
W hen Catherine "Kitty" Kimball was sworn in Jan. 12, 1993, as the first woman elected to the Louisiana Supreme Court, then-Gov. Edwin Edwards made the following remark at her induction ceremony: "The court is now balanced - one Kitty Kimball, seven men." Two decades later, as Kimball prepares to retire from the now seven-member high court with the ... (more)
Heavy rain causes flooding at False River
Pointe Coupee Parish residents living along the shore of False River are pressing parish officials to manage the oxbow lake's water levels after this month's weeklong heavy rainfall pushed floodwater onto their land.
False River flood control argued
Several Pointe Coupee Parish residents living along the False River shoreline believe it's time parish leaders take a proactive approach in managing the oxbow lake's water levels after this month's weeklong heavy rainfall pushed floodwater onto their land.