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  • Audit finds questionable credit card purchases in New Roads check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    July 13, 2015 6:11 PM

    NEW ROADS- For the second time in less than a year, Mayor Robert Myer took time out of his day to defend allegations of questionable spending on the city's credit card. He's one of seven employees who used seven city credit cards which had incomplete records, according to an audit... more »
  • New Roads mayor defends purchases amid investigation check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    November 18, 2014 4:22 PM

    NEW ROADS - New Roads Mayor Robert Myer ended his silence Tuesday about purchases he made on the city's credit card. Myer admitted some purchases were for personal use, but claimed the city was reimbursed for every last penny. The mayor showed the Investigative Unit personal checks Tuesday which... more »
  • 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 »
  • Judge calls records public, but sides with New Roads Mayor check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    October 28, 2014 5:45 PM

    NEW ROADS - A judge tossed out a public records lawsuit Tuesday against New Roads Mayor Robert Myer. A resident in New Roads sued after she filed a records request to get Mayor Robert Myer's credit card invoices. The invoices total nearly $155,000 over the past three years, and... more »
  • New Roads to get seniors involved

    May 22, 2014 6:58 AM

    NEW ROADS - City of New Roads Mayor Robert Myer has announced a Senior Citizens Employment Program. It will give people 62-years and older the chance to earn more, use their skills and develop new ones, all while doing meaningful work in the city. Twelve people will be chosen... more »
  • New business corridor opens in New Roads check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    July 17, 2013 5:22 PM

    NEW ROADS - It's been open less than a day, but Memorial Boulevard in New Roads is already the talk of the town. "It should have been here a long time ago," one New Roads resident told News 2. The road is just a few miles long, and... 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 »
  • New Roads residents ready for change

    November 3, 2010 2:13 PM

    NEW ROADS - People in New Roads said today they're ready to see a change after voting out Mayor Tommy Nelson in last night's general election. Local businessman Robert Myer defeated Nelson with 53-percent of the vote. Today Myer told News 2 that he hopes to improve education in... more »
  • Mayor candidate's qualification questioned

    August 4, 2010 10:31 PM

    There are questions about a candidate for mayor in New Roads. The current mayor is under federal indictment. Six people, including incumbent mayor Tommy Nelson, are on the ballot. Some wonder if an opponent should be disqualified over his voting status. According to the Secretary of State’s Office,... more »

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