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  1. Accidental shooting sends 11-year-old child to the hospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    On Carver Street, near New Roads, deputies say that a 14-year-old was trying to show a gun to an 11-year-old when the gun fired off and hit the 11-year-old. The Point Coupee Parish Sheriff's Office tells us that the child was airlifted to a Baton Rouge hospital, and is expected to recover from their injuries.

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  2. Officials: Reports of bulkhead failures at False River need more study before blaming the drawdownRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Advocate

    Advocate file photo by HILARY SCHEINUK -- Boaters prepare to pull a pair of tubers on False River in New Roads on Aug. 31. A drawndown of the lake in Pointe Coupee Parish is being blamed for the failure of bulkheads at properties along the lake. State officials say poor construction of the bulkheads may be to blame.

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  3. Mitchell S. Jackson to Be Honored the Ernest J. Gaines Award for the Residue Years, TonightRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 22 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... J. Gaines is known. Ernest J. Gaines was born on January 15, 1933 at a plantation in Pointe Coupee Parish near New Roads, Louisiana, which is the Bayonne of all his fictional works. He is professor emeritus at the University of Louisiana at ...

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  4. MAP: See Planned Affordable Housing Developments Popping Up in The BronxRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | DNAinfo.com

    ... SoBRO intends to be done with this project within the year and hopes to have people living in it by Christmas. a-o New Roads Plaza at the corner of Washington Avenue and East 164th Street will have 95 housing units, 60 percent of which will be for ...

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  5. Some False River residents blaming lake drawdown for property damageRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 17 | BayouBuzz.com

    ... Jury asking for a meeting on Jan. 28 to address their concerns. They have also asked that Rep. Major Thibaut, D-New Roads; Stephen Chustz, assistant secretary of the state's Department of Natural Resources' Office of Coastal Management, and other ...

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  6. Side Dish: a Old Timeya cake fit for The KingRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 14 | The Advocate

    ... or a simple white frosting to hold freshly grated coconut onto the cake. One of our callers was Janet Comeaux, of New Roads, who noted that what she called "old-timey" coconut cakes often had frosting only between the layers and on top of the cake, ...

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  7. High-schoolNorth Central girls dominate St. Edmund for 20th winNorth...Read the original story

    Wednesday Jan 14 | Daily World

    ... were ahead 51-9. North Central goes on the road for a second consecutive district game when the 'Canes travel to New Roads to face False River Academy. Read or Share this story: http://www.dailyworld.com/story ...

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  8. What's next? North Baton Rouge parents searching for high schools...Read the original story

    Sunday Jan 11 | The Advocate

    ... Evangelist High School in Plaquemine, 21 miles to the south of Redemptorist, and Catholic High of Pointe Coupee in New Roads, 32 miles to the northwest. St. John has less than 10 voucher students, and the school in New Roads has 11. The only other ...

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  9. North Baton Rouge parents searching for high schools face limited choices in changing environmentRead the original story

    Sunday Jan 11 | The Advocate

    ... Evangelist High School in Plaquemine, 21 miles to the south of Redemptorist, and Catholic High of Pointe Coupee in New Roads, 32 miles to the northwest. St. John has less than 10 voucher students and the school in New Roads has 11. The only other ...

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  10. Dogs hire Sale from McNeese State to coach offensive lineRead the original story

    Saturday Jan 10 | WDUN-AM Gainesville

    ... 2011. He had launched his coaching career in 2006 as the offensive line coach at Catholic High of Pointe Coupee in New Roads, La. Sale is a native of Monroe, La., played high school football at Neville High School and college football at LSU where ...

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  11. Drivers injured in Pointe Coupee crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 9 | BayouBuzz.com

    ... Trooper 1st Class Jared Sandifer said the crash occurred around 11 a.m. Thursday when Dana L. Coleman, 34, of New Roads, was veered off the road as she was driving northbound along La. 415 and overcorrected her vehicle, causing it to swerve into the ...

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  12. Two injured in Pointe Coupee crashRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 8 | The Advocate

    ... Trooper 1st Class Jared Sandifer said the crash occurred around 11 a.m. Thursday when Dana L. Coleman, 34, of New Roads, was veered off the road as she was driving northbound along La. 415 and overcorrected her vehicle, causing it to swerve into the ...

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  13. Smiley: The broccoli signRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 8 | The Advocate

    When I lived in New Roads for a few years in the '80s, I became friends with Dr. Jim Christopher, his wife Dianne, and their three children. Marching in our tuxes down Bourbon Street in a second line to celebrate the life of our friend, the late potato chip king Ron Zappe.

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  14. Continue reading a 'Read the original story

    Wednesday Jan 7 | The Advocate

    ... projects and 4 cents for 16 projects that voters approved in 1989, including the new bridge that connects New Roads and St. Francisville. Adley noted that trimming state aid for parish roads to 1 cent would free up $16 million for preservation ...

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  15. Balancing celebration and safety on New Year's EveRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2014 | Daily World

    ... of us drink," he said. "We'll drive someone home if we have to." Kemp said he has delivered customers as far as New Roads and Opelousas if they've had a few too many. He's sat up past the 2 a.m. closing time to wait with other intoxicated patrons ...

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  16. Geismar residents voice concerns about plans for sewage treatment plantRead the original story

    Dec 20, 2014 | The Advocate

    ... government's attorney to enter into final negotiations to buy 10 acres inside a large industrial park owned by New Roads landowner L.J. Grezaffi and near the intersection of La. 73 and La. 30. The location, which appraised for about $87,000 per acre ...

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  17. New Roads man dies in fire that destroys apartment, damages businessRead the original story

    Dec 19, 2014 | The Advocate

    ... Coupee Fire District No. 5 got the call about the blaze around 1 a.m. Friday morning at 148B East Main St. in New Roads and spent more than four hours battling the blaze. "As fire crews arrived on the scene they observed smoke emitting from the ... 22 comments

  18. Pointe Coupee to end controversial drainage fee by June 2016 a " some say thata s not soon enoughRead the original story

    Dec 9, 2014 | The Advocate

    ... and that's the reason we're trying to extend this tonight." The parish is being shortchanged some revenue in New Roads, where Mayor Robert Myer decided in October 2013 to stop billing city residents the monthly charge, which he called "a money grab" ...

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  19. Common Ground: Pecans are Louisianaa s giving treeRead the original story

    Dec 9, 2014 | The Advocate

    ... for record-breaking prices from $1.15 to $1.50 per pound. Phillip Cilano, an employee of Farmer's Feed Mill in New Roads and Maringouin, said he remembers the pecan frenzy. H.J. Bergeron's Pecan Shelling businesses in New Roads typically bought ...

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  20. Next 25 ArticlesRead the original story

    Dec 6, 2014 | Lucianne.com

    ... and Manhattan. In all, more than a quarter of the 1,648-page defense bill is dedicated to federal land-use NEW ROADS, La.-Every day brings at least three campaign stops, outside, under the cool December sky. Every stop is the same, with Senator Mary ...

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