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  1. Northshore dean to step down in OctoberRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2015 | The Advocate

    ... of pickleball on July 14 at Bains Elementary School. Advocate photo by Howard Arceneaux -- Marguerite Smith, of New Roads, reaches for a shot during a pickleball game on July 14 as part of the Osher Lifelong Learning Institutes introductory class ...

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  2. City presents final offer to Pointe Coupee Parish over management of Civic CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2015 | The Advocate

    The city of New Roads has given Pointe Coupee Parish until Aug. 1 to accept its final proposal on how the two will manage the William H. Scott Civic Center. If the parish fails to accept the agreement, Jeff Barbin, the attorney representing New Roads in the case, said the city would walk away from any further negotiations regarding the Civic Center.

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  3. Edward Pratt: Summer days at the VBSRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 17, 2015 | The Advocate

    ... trips? I didn't live in a neighborhood where folks took vacations. My one-day trips were to visit relatives in New Roads and Opelousas. My Little League team went to Houston once. I was in 10th grade before I ever went to New Orleans, and that was ...

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  4. Former UL-Lafayette coach Robert Lee returns to high school ranks at Morgan CityRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 16, 2015 | The Advocate

    Robert Lee had to go all the way back to fifth grade to find the last time he wasn't either playing or coaching basketball. A year after working in the private sector, Lee, a native of New Roads, will resume his coaching career this fall when the 47-year-old agreed Wednesday to become the boys basketball coach at Morgan City High School.

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  5. Pointe Coupee police jury offers New Roads new terms to settle civic center disputeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 16, 2015 | The Advocate

    Whether the Pointe Coupee Parish Police Jury and city of New Roads can end their ongoing feud over management of the William H. Scott Civic Center now depends on the city accepting half the money New Roads officials believe the parish owes for the facility's back insurance payments. The New Roads City Council will also need to accept an amended version of a proposed cooperative endeavor agreement mandating that the city agree to involve parish leaders in any employment decisions.

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  6. Audit: More New Roads credit card spending questioned; about $13,100...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 14, 2015 | The Advocate

    Audit: More New Roads credit card spending questioned; about $13,100 in purchases by city officials lacked receipts in 2014 Advocate staff file photo by PATRICK DENNIS -- New Roads Mayor Robert Myer speaks in his office in November 2014 about discrepancies in his use of the city credit card. Advocate staff file photo by PATRICK DENNIS -- New Roads Mayor Robert Myer speaks in his office in November 2014 about discrepancies in his use of the city credit card.

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  7. Audit: More City of New Roads credit card spending questioned, mayor promises changesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2015 | The Advocate

    The use of city-issued credit cards was called into question again in New Roads after an audit report released Monday revealed that 21 percent - roughly $13,100 - of the transactions made by city officials in 2014 lacked receipts explaining purchases and charges. The audit report, conducted by New Roads accounting firm Major, Morrison and David, also called out the city's former finance director for using a city credit card to gas up her personal vehicle while on city business and making at least 16 personal charges not pertaining to city business.

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  8. Le Cercle de Bacchus introduces debsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 11, 2015 | The Advocate

    ... and Bernandine and Eugene Dooley. Katie Madison Gummow, a graduate of Catholic High of Pointe Coupee in New Roads, attends the University of Mississippi, where she is a member of Kappa Kappa Gamma Sorority. Her grandparents are James and Sarita ...

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  9. Keep Louisiana Beautiful awards $200,000 in community grantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 8, 2015 | NOLA.com

    ... 2015-2016 Healthy Communities Grant funding to the following groups: Assumption ARC, City of DeRidder, City of New Roads, Cooperative Baptist Fellowship of Louisiana, Downtown Monroe Alliance, Friends of City Park, Grant Parish Sheriff's Office, ...

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  10. J.J. Tabora s massive grouper a " 206 pounds, 3 ounces a " steals the show ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 4, 2015 | The Advocate

    ... the "Pure Adrenalin" rolled in with a fish that brought the "aahs" - a giant, 153-5 yellowfin tuna that took New Roads fisherman Tyler Merrick three hours, spanning Friday night and the wee hours of Saturday morning, to get to the boat. An hour ...

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  11. Man accused of repeatedly raping wife over 15 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2015 | The Advocate

    A New Roads man accused of repeatedly raping his wife over the last 15 years was arrested Thursday after law enforcement officers responded to the latest alleged incident at the victim's home in East Baton Rouge Parish, a Sheriff's Office report says. Troy Anthony Batiste, 48, attempted to have sex with the victim Thursday morning at an address in East Baton Rouge Parish, according to an affidavit of probable cause.

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  12. From floats to boats, therea s something for everyone this Fourth of JulyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2015 | The Advocate

    ... Advocate file photo by ANGELA MAJOR -- Patrons participate in the annual False River Boat Parade in 2014 in New Roads. Photo provided by Peacock Communications, LLC -- Patrons disembark their party barges at the Plaquemine Locks during last year's ...

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  13. LSU coach Les Miles in crowd at Bobby Jindal event that raises half a million ... - The AdvocateRead the original story

    Jun 29, 2015 | BayouBuzz.com

    Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal says his presidential campaign raised half a million dollars at its first major fundraiser held in Baton Rouge on Saturday. On Saturday, an intimate crowd of Jindal supporters mingled under a tent outside the Governor's Mansion with LSU football coach Les Miles , while sipping on cocktails and listening to New Roads-based band The Neighborhood Stars.

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  14. Political Horizons: Opening government in the courthousesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2015 | The Advocate

    ... from 500 in 2003 to 1,278 in 2008. A little more immediately, 18th Judicial District Court Judge James J. Best, of New Roads, complained in April about inadequate security after fighting broke out in the halls of the Pointe Coupee Parish Courthouse ...

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  15. Pointe Coupee officials extend olive branch to New RoadsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2015 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    The Pointe Coupee Parish Police Jury unanimously approved a new agreement outlining management of the William H. Scott Civic Center in New Roads. The Advocate reports local officials made the decision on Tuesday, a move which could lead to the reinstatement of the Civic Center Commission - a five-member board of city and parish officials to oversee managing the day-to-day operations of the facility.

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  16. Around the Westside for June 24Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2015 | The Advocate

    Tickets are now on sale for a community appreciation prayer breakfast being held in honor of retiring Pointe Coupee Parish School Superintendent Linda D'Amico. The community prayer breakfast, at 7 a.m. Tuesday, is being hosted by the False River/New Roads Rotary Club.

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  17. Pointe Coupee Police Jury extends olive branch to New Roads over Civic CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2015 | The Advocate

    The Pointe Coupee Parish Police Jury on Tuesday extended an olive branch to the city of New Roads by unanimously approving a new agreement outlining management of the William H. Scott Civic Center. The jury's action came after Mayor Robert Myer sent a letter in mid-June to the Police Jury threatening to take the parish to court to recoup $8,500 he says the parish owes in insurance payments on the Civic Center and to ask a judge to order the parish to pay half of the center's annual operating costs.

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  18. New Roads, Pointe Coupee Parish at odds over civic centerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2015 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    The city of New Roads and the Pointe Coupee Parish Police Jury may be headed to court over the operation of the William H. Scott Civic Center. Mayor Robert Myer sent a letter in mid-June to the Police Jury in which he threatened to take the parish to court to recoup $8,500 he says the parish owes in insurance payments on the Civic Center and to ask a judge to order the parish to pay half of the center's annual operating costs.

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  19. Legal fight brewing over civic centerRead the original story

    Jun 21, 2015 | BayouBuzz.com

    The city of New Roads and the Pointe Coupee Parish Police Jury may be headed to court again - this time over the operation of the William H. Scott Civic Center. New Roads Mayor Robert Myer sent a letter in mid June to the Police Jury in which he threatened to take the parish to court to recoup $8,500 he says the parish owes in insurance payments on the Civic Center and to ask a judge to order the parish to pay one-half of the center's annual operating costs.

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  20. New Roads, Pointe Coupee Parish at odds over Civic Center; mayor threatens to take parish to courtRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2015 | The Advocate

    The city of New Roads and the Pointe Coupee Parish Police Jury may be headed to court again - this time over the operation of the William H. Scott Civic Center. New Roads Mayor Robert Myer sent a letter in mid June to the Police Jury in which he threatened to take the parish to court to recoup $8,500 he says the parish owes in insurance payments on the Civic Center and to ask a judge to order the parish to pay one-half of the center's annual operating costs.

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