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  1. Mayor: Open container citation dropped against New Roads police captainRead the original story

    Tuesday | The Advocate

    Mayor Robert Myer told the City Council on Tuesday night that one of the city's high-ranking police officers had not violated the state's open container laws in a recent investigation into treatment the officer received in an off-duty crash where he was suspected of driving while intoxicated. 12 comments

  2. a Flora of Louisianaa featured in LSU Museum of Art exhibitRead the original story

    Saturday Apr 12 | The Advocate

    Margaret Stones is to botanicals, says the curator of the LSU Museum of Art's new exhibit, what John James Audubon is to birds.

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  3. Pointe Coupee deputies suspended over response to wreckRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 8 | The Advocate

    Pointe Coupee Parish Sheriff Bud Torres announced Tuesday that he suspended three deputies because they did not follow protocol when they responded to a wreck involving a New Roads police officer suspected of driving while intoxicated.

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  4. Cleco Power begins serving DEMCO customersRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 1 | The Advocate

    Cleco Power LLC, the regulated utility subsidiary of Cleco Corp. in Pineville, is now providing wholesale power to Dixie Electric Membership Corp. under a 10-year contract.

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    Monday Mar 31 | The Advocate

    A high-ranking New Roads police officer was placed on administrative leave Monday and an investigation was launched into possible special treatment the officer may have received when he was suspected of drunken driving Friday night after he crashed his truck.

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    Tuesday Mar 25 | The Advocate

    The law firm of Cazayoux Ewing has opened offices in Baton Rouge at 257 Maximilian St. and New Roads at 143 E. Main St. The firm was founded by Don Cazayoux, former U.S. Attorney for the Middle District of Louisiana, who also served as Louisiana congressman and state legislator, and Lane Ewing, a former assistant U.S. Attorney.

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    Friday Mar 21 | The Advocate

    The 25-year-old economics major from New Orleans runs his own business, Taste of Quality, a sweet enterprise that sells his homemade pralines.

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  8. PC Central High supporters decry plans to close the schoolRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 20 | The Advocate

    Residents voiced their opposition at the Russell B. Long Federal Courthouse in Baton Rouge after Pointe Coupee Parish School System officials met with state officials and U.S. District Judge James J. Brady about the school's future. 1 comment

  9. UL-Lafayette studenta s sweet treats putting him through schoolRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 19 | The Advocate

    The 25-year-old economics major from New Orleans runs his own business, Taste of Quality, a sweet enterprise that sells his homemade pralines.

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    Mar 13, 2014 | The Advocate

    Classic cars are time capsules on wheels. If you look closely, you can see a picture of what the world was like in every fender, steering wheel, and engine, and though they may not be as convenient as today's cars, they've got a certain soul that's hard to resist.

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  11. Pointe Coupee bus driver suspended in incident involving childRead the original story

    Mar 6, 2014 | The Advocate

    The Pointe Coupee Parish School Board decided to suspend a school bus driver Thursday for six months without pay and strip 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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  12. New Roads revelers brave frigid weather at paradesRead the original story

    Mar 4, 2014 | The Advocate

    A little bit of sleet, some freezing rain and a chilly day didn't stop the small but hardy group of revelers from lining New Roads streets Tuesday to celebrate Mardi Gras.

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  13. Despite cold, Mardi Gras parades roll in New RoadsRead the original story

    Mar 4, 2014 | The Advocate

    Frigid temperatures and a persistent light rain kept crowds small as the New Roads Mardi Gras parade got underway around 11 a.m. The Community Center of Pointe Coupee parade also was scheduled to roll at 11 a.m. in New Roads, but the crowds on hand are thin there too.

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  14. Advocate staff photo by Travis Spradling -- As Michah Bell, 7, cooks...Read the original story

    Mar 4, 2014 | The Advocate

    Frigid temperatures and a persistent light rain were kept crowds small as the New Roads Mardi Gras parade got underway around 11 a.m. The Community Center of Pointe Coupee parade also was scheduled to roll at 11 a.m. in New Roads, but the crowds on hand are thin there too.

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  15. Advocate staff photo by Catherine Threlkeld -- Traffic is diverted...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2014 | The Advocate

    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.

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  16. New Roads parades rolling as scheduledRead the original story

    Mar 4, 2014 | The Advocate

    Frigid temperatures and a persistent light rain were keeping crowds small as the New Roads Mardi Gras parade got underway around 11 a.m. The Community Center of Pointe Coupee parade also was scheduled to roll at 11 a.m. in New Roads, but the crowds on hand are thin there too, at least so far.

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  17. Advocate staff photo by Travis Spradling -- a big guy with a little...Read the original story

    Mar 4, 2014 | The Advocate

    Very few people have begun to gather for New Roads Mardi Gras parade scheduled to start at 11 a.m. The Community Center of Pointe Coupee parade is scheduled to roll at 11 a.m. in New Roads, but the crowds on hand are thin, at least so far.

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  18. Parades will roll in New RoadsRead the original story

    Mar 4, 2014 | The Advocate

    The two Mardi Gras parades in New Roads are still scheduled to roll. One is set to begin at 11 a.m. and the other is at 2 p.m.

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  19. New Roads parades will roll despite early Tuesday morning chance of freezing rain, sleetRead the original story

    Mar 3, 2014 | The Advocate

    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.

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  20. Pointe Coupee jury rescinds resolution to expand hospital boardRead the original story

    Feb 26, 2014 | The Advocate

    The Pointe Coupee Parish Police Jury rescinded a resolution Tuesday that it adopted earlier this month that urged state legislators to increase the number of representatives that sit on the parish's Board of Commissioners for Health Services District No.

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