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  1. Four years later, Audubon Bridge remains the road less traveledRead the original story

    Sunday Feb 22 | The Advocate

    ... south of St. Francisville, La.. Nearly five years after the Audubon Bridge opened between St. Francisville and New Roads, the bridge is still carrying less traffic than it was projected to carry the day they cut the ribbon to open it. Meanwhile, a ...

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  2. this weekRead the original story

    Friday Feb 20 | The Advocate

    Pointe Coupee Parish sheriff's deputies are on the hunt for a 31-year-old man they suspect of fatally shooting two siblings outside a New Roads nightclub early Wednesday morning. Authorities don't know yet why Jamie D. Croom, 8650 Pecan Acres East, allegedly killed the brother and sister, which is why they have urged the public to consider Croom "armed and dangerous," Sheriff Bud Torres said.

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  3. New Roads man booked on firearms violation believed involved in fatal shootings of siblingsRead the original story

    Friday Feb 20 | The Advocate

    Pointe Coupee Parish Sheriff's deputies on Friday arrested a New Roads man they believe may have been involved in the fatal shootings of two siblings this week at a New Roads nightclub. Capt.

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  4. Sister and brother fatally shot outside New Roads nightclubRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | KNOE-TV Monroe

    Pointe Coupee Parish sheriff's deputies are on the hunt for a 31-year-old man they suspect of fatally shooting two siblings outside a New Roads nightclub. The sheriff says 42-year-old Lechelle Rita Williams and her 38-year-old brother, Sinica Lee Williams, were killed about 12:30 a.m. Wednesday in the parking lot of the Sugar Shack nightclub.

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  5. Sister, brother fatally shot outside New Roads nightclubRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 19 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    Pointe Coupee Parish sheriff's deputies are on the hunt for a 31-year-old man they suspect of fatally shooting two siblings outside a New Roads nightclub. Sheriff Bud Torres tells The Advocate authorities don't know why the brother and sister were killed.

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  6. Brother, sister dead after nightclub shooting in New RoadsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 18 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    ... Senica and Lischelle Williams. The shooting happened in the parking lot of the Sugar Shack Bar on Mandela Lane in New Roads around 12:30 a.m. "We do know that there was a fight that initially started inside the club that spilled out to the parking ...

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  7. Shooting at nightclub leaves brother and sister dead, suspect soughtRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 18 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    ... considered armed and dangerous. The shooting happened in the parking lot of the Sugar Shack Bar on Mandela Lane in New Roads around 12:30 a.m. "We do know that there was a fight that initially started inside the club that spilled out to the parking ...

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  8. Authorities release names of victims and suspect in deadly nightclub shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 18 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    ... be considered armed and dangerous. The shooting happened in the parking lot of the Sugar Shack on Mandela Lane in New Roads around 12:30 a.m. "We do know that there was a fight that initially started inside the club that spilled out to the parking ...

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  9. Deputies: Shooting at lounge leaves brother and sister deadRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 18 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    Deputies say the shooting happened in the parking lot of the Sugar Shack in New Roads around 12:30 a.m. Wednesday. The names of the victims have not been released.

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  10. Authorities investigating fatal shooting of brother, sister in New RoadsRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 18 | The Advocate

    A brother and sister were shot and killed outside a New Roads nightclub early Wednesday morning, according to the Pointe Coupee Parish Sheriff's Office. The names of the victims as well as a motive in the shooting are not yet being released, said Capt.

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  11. Photos: Two parades welcome Mardi Gras to New RoadsRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 17 | The Advocate

    Advocate staff photo by TRAVIS SPRADLING -- Kayla Dixon, left, Queen of the 2015 Community Center of Pointe Coupee Mardi Gras Parade, smiles as the King, New Roads Mayor Robert Myer, is unmasked, just behind a veil on their float at its ceremonial stop in New Roads on Fat Tuesday.

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  12. MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 10 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    ... and overweight vehicle movement on all state highways will be prohibited in New Orleans, Lafayette, Houma and New Roads on Saturday, February 14, through Tuesday, February 17, including: The Department's Truck Permit Office will remain open on ...

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  13. Smiley: Keyless kidsRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 5 | The Advocate

    ... I am on my way and will be there soon!' (I was discharged from the Navy in San Diego on June 27, and returned to New Roads the next day.)" A reader in Baton Rouge's Jefferson Place/Bocage area says she had a problem with neighbors walking their dogs ...

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  14. Baton Rouge-area crime: Man accused of indecent behavior with girl,...Read the original story

    Saturday Jan 31 | The Advocate

    ... lineup, the report says. Joseph was arrested Friday during a traffic stop, police said. Joseph, 118 Cherry St., New Roads, was booked Friday into Parish Prison on counts of indecent behavior with a juvenile, simple possession of marijuana, improper ...

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

    Friday Jan 30 | 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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  16. Officials: Reports of bulkhead failures at False River need more study before blaming the drawdownRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 29 | 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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  17. Mitchell S. Jackson to Be Honored the Ernest J. Gaines Award for the Residue Years, TonightRead the original story

    Jan 22, 2015 | 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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  18. MAP: See Planned Affordable Housing Developments Popping Up in The BronxRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2015 | 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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  19. Some False River residents blaming lake drawdown for property damageRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2015 | 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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  20. Some False River residents blaming lake drawdown for property damageRead the original story

    Jan 16, 2015 | The Advocate

    ... 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 ... 12 comments

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