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Community mourns loss after False River boating accident

POINTE COUPEE PARISH, La. (BRPROUD) – In Pointe Coupee Parish, the community is mourning the loss of two people who died in a boating crash on the False River. Pointe Coupee native Shea Mouton and Dr. Kenneth St. Romain died Friday, according to authorities. On Sunday morning, the Pointe...
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GBR Food Bank holding drive-thru food distribution this week

BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) – The Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank will have three mobile food distributions later this week. Two mobile food distributions will take place in Pointe Coupee Parish. The last one will take place in Iberville Parish. The Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank asks that a...
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Dentistry of man from False River boating crash asks for prayers

BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) – 41-year-old Dr. Kenny St. Romain was found along False River after a boating accident. St. Romain was one of four people involved in the Friday night boasting crash. Pointe Coupee Sheriff Rene’ Thibodeaux says that two bass boats collided almost head-on at 10 p.m. on Friday. His body was found around 9:15 a.m. on Sunday.
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Man killed in False River boating accident identified, 1 man still missing

POINTE COUPEE PARISH, La. (BRPROUD) – One person was killed in a boating accident on False River on Friday night, according to the Pointe Coupee Sheriff’s Office. Sheriff Rene’ Thibodeaux says that two bass boats collided almost head-on at 10 p.m. on Friday. Neighbors living on the river heard a loud noise, brought their boats out, and were able to rescue two people. They were sent to Our Lady of the Lake Hospital in Baton Rouge.
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East Meets West: Pickleball event features participants from both sides of the Mississippi River

The sport of pickleball has been in the West Feliciana area since 2015, but crossed the river into Pointe Coupee fairly recently. West Feliciana Pickleball Ambassador Pat Heurtin had been working with Jodie Cotten, ambassador of the Pointe Coupee area, to assist him in getting the sport going, which resulted in the East Meets West event April 30 at the West Feliciana Sports Complex.
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False River Closed After Deadly Boating Accident

NEW ROADS, La. (AP) — Authorities have shut down False River after a boating accident left one person dead and another one missing. Two boats collided in the river in Pointe Coupee Parish around 10 p.m. Friday, killing Shane Mouton, of Fordoche, and injuring two others, the sheriff's office said. A fourth person remained missing Saturday, prompting the river's closure.
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New Roads Walmart closes temporarily due to emergency situation

NEW ROADS, La. (WAFB) - The Walmart in New Roads temporarily closed on Thursday, May 19, due to an emergency situation, according to the Pointe Coupee Parish Sheriff’s Office. Sheriff Rene’ Thibodaux said it began around 3:15 p.m. and the all-clear was given around 4:30 p.m. Louisiana State...
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