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APSO Arrest Report for the Week of January 10-17

Below is Ascension Sheriff's arrest report for the week of January 10-17: January 10 arrests: Johnturi Bassett, 26, 1937 S Gaudin Ave, Gonzales was charged w/ 2nd Degree Murder, Aggravated Criminal … [Read More...]

Road Development Districts enacted by Parish Council

Enabling legislation passed by the state legislature in 2014, set to expire in 2024, Ascension's Council codified Road Infrastructure Development Districts for new subdivisions by acclamation Thursday.  … [Read More...]

Ascension Parish Sheriff unveils command staff

Ascension Parish Sheriff Bobby Webre announced his leadership team during a staff meeting held Tuesday, January 15. “The transition within the sheriff’s office has begun and launching a new era of robust … [Read More...]

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Latest Education Headlines

Matassa proclaims School Board Member Recognition Month

At the January 17 meeting of the Ascension Parish Council, President Kenny Matassa invited the entire Ascension Parish School Board as he proclaimed School Board Member Recognition Month. According to the … [Read More...]

APL’s eReader and Digital Media Individual Instruction sessions (January 22-23)

You may have heard that your library offers free eBooks, eAudiobooks, digital magazines, digital comic books, even videos and music. You know that these books and other materials are available for your phone, … [Read More...]

Nominate “inspiring educator” for spotlight in DOE’s Classroom Chronicles

The Louisiana Department of Education today launched "Classroom Chronicles,"a new blog series that highlights the inspiring everyday work of Louisiana educators. Each month, the blog will spotlight an educator … [Read More...]

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Latest Announcements Headlines

Donaldsonville City Council agenda (1/22)

A G E N D A DONALDSONVILLE COUNCIL TUESDAY, JANUARY 22, 2019​ ​6:00 PM​ ​ 1. INVOCATION 2. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE 3. ROLL CALL 4. PUBLIC COMMENTS 5. ADOPTION OF MINUTES (November 27 and December 11, … [Read More...]

Special Meeting to fill vacancy on Sorrento Council, call election (1/22)

AGENDA SPECIAL MEETING OF THE MAYOR AND COUNCIL, TOWN OF SORRENTO TUESDAY, JANUARY 22, 2019 4:30 P.M., SORRENTO TOWN HALL Pledge Appoint Councilman to fill vacancy Adopt Proclamation calling for … [Read More...]

ACT bringing Shakespeare in Love to the stage (February 14-17)

Ascension Community Theatre's next stage production will be "Shakespeare In Love." The show runs February 14-17 and 21-24. Show times are as follows: Thursdays-Saturdays at 7:00pm and Sundays at 2:00 pm. The … [Read More...]

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Latest Lagniappe Headlines

Guilty Pleas for the Week of January 14-18

During the week of January 14-January 18, 2019, the following defendants pled guilty to various charges and were sentenced in the 23rd Judicial District Court, Ascension Parish: Christina Sorrell, 6110 US … [Read More...]

P’ville man gets 20 years in Cruelty to Juveniles plea

On January 15, 2019, Lee Barrient III of 18543 Little Prairie Rd. Prairieville, LA., age 28, pled guilty to Cruelty to Juveniles (2 counts). Barrient was prosecuted by Assistant District Attorney Leila … [Read More...]

P’ville woman killed in Thursday traffic accident identified

Gonzales – Shortly before 9:30 am on January 17, 2019, Troopers from Louisiana State Police Troop A began investigating a single vehicle fatality crash on LA 44 Hwy north of LA Hwy 931 (Germany Rd.) in … [Read More...]

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Letters to the Editor

Congressmen Graves, Richmond continue the Fight for Louisiana Flood Victims

Advance Two Amendments as U.S. House Considers Disaster Aid Package Washington, DC – Congressmen Garret Graves (South Louisiana) and Cedric Richmond continue to stand up for Louisiana flood victims in the … [Read More...]

Ascension’s Floodplain Management Plan

Ascension's current Floodplain Management plan is to flood existing residents. … [Read More...]

Grandstanding AG Landry loses public records case

Taxpayers are real losers for having to pay his legal fees January 10, 2018 by Tom Aswell (Louisiana Voice) Until judges begin holding public officials personally liable—and making it hurt—for their … [Read More...]

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