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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. The Last Days of DemocraticPolitics In Louisiana Are HereRead the original story

    Dec 6, 2014 | Lucianne.com

    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 Landrieu surrounded by parish-level or district-level Louisiana politicians, who tell stories about the money that poured into their towns after the senator redirected the spigots.

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  4. Party's overRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2014 | Bloomberg

    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 Landrieu surrounded by parish-level or district-level Louisiana politicians, who tell stories about the money that poured into their towns after the senator redirected the spigots.

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  5. Candidates make push to pollsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2014 | WBRZ

    Candidates for both the 6th District Congressional race and the Senate race canvased Louisiana Wednesday in a bid to gather more voters before the polls open on Saturday. Mary Landrieu spent her day in New Roads asking supporters to vote against her opponent Bill Cassidy and to focus on her record of helping Louisiana.

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  6. "That's who's gonna take my place as head of this committee."Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2014 | Bloomberg

    NEW ROADS, La.-As she barnstorms across Louisiana in advance of Saturday's runoff, Democratic Senator Mary Landrieu tells voters not to confuse this election with a referendum on President Barack Obama. She tells rollicking stories about her work to fund an air tower here, a bridge there, a Keystone XL pipeline right over there.

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  7. Continue reading a 'Read the original story

    Nov 29, 2014 | The Advocate

    ... ecosystem restoration programs. Annette Jeansonne LaCombe has been named executive director of LaCour House in New Roads, a 60-unit residence that will combine assisted living, memory care and adult day care services for elder adults when it opens ...

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  8. Community news, Nov. 25, 2014Read the original story

    Nov 24, 2014 | The Advocate

    Photo provided by MARK CLAESGENS -- LSU Retirees Club -- Political analyst Jim Nickel spoke to the LSU Faculty and Staff Retirees Club on Nov. 10. Shown are, from left, Bill Cochran, Freddie Martin, Nickel, Denver Loupe and Joan Benedict. Friends of French Studies at LSU and L'Assemblee Francaise held the annual Fete Champetre Oct. 12 at the Lejeune House in New Roads.

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  9. New Roads mayor rings up more than $9,000 in personal purchasesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2014 | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

    Leftover campaign signs are stacked up against the wall in New Roads Mayor Robert Myer's office. On Nov. 4th, he won re-election. 7 comments

  10. New Roads mayor Robert Myer rings up $130K-plus in credit card charges; receipts lackingRead the original story

    Nov 19, 2014 | The Advocate

    New Roads Mayor Robert Myer has rung up nearly $134,000 in charges on his city credit card over the past four years, records show, including thousands spent on personal purchases ranging from movie theater tickets to Wal-Mart and Sam's Club shopping trips and restaurant visits. Myer has reimbursed the city for $8,680 charged on the card and says that represents all but a small portion of the total $9,054 in personal expenses he has put on the card to date.

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  11. The Investigators: New Roads mayor welcomes investigation into financesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2014 | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

    ... extinguishers. The 9News Investigators reported Monday that the IG's office had launched an investigation into New Roads' finances. Through sources, the 9News Investigators learned the IG's office was specifically looking into Mayor Myer's ...

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  12. New Roads mayor rings up hefty credit card charges; receipts lackingRead the original story

    Nov 18, 2014 | The Advocate

    New Roads Mayor Robert Myer has rung up nearly $134,000 in charges on his city credit card over the past four years, records show, including thousands spent on personal purchases ranging from movie theater tickets, to Wal-Mart and Sam's Club shopping trips and restaurant visits. Myer has reimbursed the city for $8,680 charged on the card and says that represents all but a small portion of the total $9,054 in personal expenses he has put on the card to date.

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  13. 9News Investigators: New Roads mayor welcomes investigation into financesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2014 | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

    The 9News Investigators reported Monday that the IG's office had launched an investigation into New Roads' finances. Through sources, the 9News Investigators learned the IG's office was specifically looking into Mayor Myer's spending's on his city issued credit card and at least one other city official.

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  14. Investigation underway into New Roads' financesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2014 | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

    Officials say the focus is on Mayor Robert Myer and his alleged spending with a city-issued credit card and at least one other city official. It was started after the office received a complaint.

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  15. Pointe Coupee Police Jury to revisit drainage feeRead the original story

    Nov 11, 2014 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    ... about a month ago. That's when an intruder reportedly took $50 out of a fund that the students themselves raised. NEW ROADS, La. (AP) - The Pointe Coupee Parish Police Jury will hold a public hearing Dec. 9 on a proposal to amend its drainage ... 3 comments

  16. Pointe Coupee Police Jury to revisit drainage feeRead the original story

    Nov 10, 2014 | The Advocate

    ... $176,000 in much-needed revenue in 2013 and about $235,000 so far this year. The parish is short in revenue since New Roads Mayor Robert Myer decided in October 2013 to stop billing his residents for the monthly charge, which he called "a money ...

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  17. New Roads votes to keep Mayor Robert Myer for a second termRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2014 | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

    Mayor Robert Myer claimed one of his opponents was under investigation just three days ago. He was accusing one of his opponents, Cornell Dukes, of voter fraud, intimidating voters, and buying votes. 22 comments

  18. VOTE 2014: New Roads mayorRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2014 | WBRZ

    The mayoral race in New Roads grew contentious in the last several weeks as the two front-running candidates engaged in dueling accusations. Last week Myer accused Dukes of trying to bribe voters with beer or intimidate them, and claimed he had evidence.

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  19. Myer wins re-election in New RoadsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2014 | WBRZ

    The mayoral race grew heated after dueling accusations between Dukes and Myer. Last week Myer accused Dukes of trying to bribe voters with beer or intimidate them, but never showed the media evidence he claimed he had.

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  20. Louisiana Legacy: KBON 101.1Read the original story

    Nov 3, 2014 | WBRZ

    Since 1997, it's been the only radio station in the state that plays local Louisiana music. Cajun and Zydeco can be heard from Lake Charles to New Roads.

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