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  • Myer wins re-election in New Roads

    November 4, 2014 3:30 PM

    NEW ROADS - After a contentious few weeks of campaigning, Mayor Robert Myer held on to his seat handily in New Roads. He captured 67 percent of the vote over his opponents, Cornell Dukes and Paul D'Aquila. The mayoral race grew heated after dueling accusations between Dukes and... more »
  • Mayor flees cameras after making fraud claims check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    October 31, 2014 6:43 PM

    NEW ROADS - Allegations of voter fraud in New Roads Friday didn't come with any evidence to back them up. Mayor Robert Myer, who faces stiff re-election competition from Cornell Dukes, called a press conference Friday to accuse his opponent of trying to bribe or intimidate voters. He claimed... more »
  • Police juror says city should pay for sewage issue check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    March 7, 2013 5:54 PM

    NEW ROADS - Water gets pretty high on Coretta Drive after heavy rains. Back in January, some of it ended up in Josie Lewis' bathroom. "I went into my bathroom and I was like what is this odor? It was sewage," Lewis told News 2. Her landlord, Pointe... more »
  • Rising waters causes a stink in New Roads neighborhood check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    January 10, 2013 6:43 PM

    NEW ROADS- As rain drops fall, the waters are creeping closer and closer to Josie Lewis' home. But surprisingly that's not what's really bothering her. "I went into my bathroom and I was like ‘what is this odor?'" she said. "It was sewage." Some of the water... more »
  • Man arrested in New Roads double shooting check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    May 16, 2012 5:26 PM

    NEW ROADS - In New Roads a man is charged with attempted murder and another is recovering after a double shooting. 23-year-old Tyson Thornton was arrested after checking out of an area hospital. He was injured during the shooting on Rita Street Mother's Day night. Police say two... more »

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