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 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 »
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 »
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 - 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 »
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 »