9News This Morning Road Trip: New Roads

9News This Morning Road Trip: New Roads
9News This Morning is hitting the road once again! (Source: WAFB)

NEW ROADS, La. (WAFB) - The morning show team had hit the road once again. This time, the 9News This Morning team was live in Pointe Coupee Parish from New Roads, “the prettiest city on the water.”

The morning show was filmed live on location at the Public Pavilion on False River from 5 to 7 a.m.

Select any name below to watch full interviews with our guests:

And feature stories:

There was also a live performance all morning long from Da Mellow Band.

Fun facts:

  • The Pointe Coupee Parish community dates back further than the state of Louisiana
  • New Roads is known as the “prettiest city on the water”
  • The first settlement in New Roads can be traced back to 1822
  • New Roads has been an agriculture hub with sugar cane, cotton, pecans, and other crops since it was founded
  • New Roads was the longtime home of the famous author Ernest J. Gaines
  • New Roads has a total area of 4.6 square miles
  • New Roads is located on False River, an 11-mile long oxbow lake

Check out the fun we had in Donaldsonville and Denham Springs.

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