Latest Business Headlines

Gonzales PD/DA’s Office upgrading Traffic/Criminal Record Sharing

The Gonzales Police Department, working in conjunction with the Office of 23rd Judicial District Attorney Ricky Babin, recently embarked into a mutually shared program funded by a Federal Motor Carrier Safety … [Read More...]

Committee to consider Development Districts funded by new subdivisions (or refuse roads)

"We can't keep taking in roads like we're doing." Ascension's longest serving council member uttered the declaration above at the most recent meeting of the body's Transportation Committee.  District 9's Todd … [Read More...]

EA Drainage Chair/new courthouse delaying Floodplain Management Plan

Last week Ascension Parish Council members, convened as the Finance Committee, authorized the acquisition of 5.5 acres adjacent to the "Parish Governmental campus" upon which a new courthouse is planned.  … [Read More...]

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Latest Education Headlines

Lunch and Learn with ReferenceUSA at parish libraries

Do you want to grow your small business?  Join Ascension Parish Library for lunch and learn sessions with ReferenceUSA and take your business to the next level.  These sessions will be held on Wednesday, August … [Read More...]

Two AP School employees recognized for Outstanding Work by Jobs for America’s Graduates

**Please note: This feature was written by Public Information Office College Intern Marlie Lynch.** Donaldsonville, LA -- Two Ascension Public School employees were recently awarded for their efforts in the … [Read More...]

Job Searching w/ ReferenceUSA @ D’ville Library (8/22)

ReferenceUSA is a powerful online reference and research database, but did you know that it can help you find your dream job?  Join Bill Carlson, Senior Sales Director with Infogroup, on Wednesday, August 22, … [Read More...]

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Latest Announcements Headlines

Council agenda includes ordinance establishing presidents’ salary

REGULAR MEETING OF THE ASCENSION PARISH COUNCIL August 16, 2018 - 6:00 PM ASCENSION PARISH COURTHOUSE AGENDA (1) Call To Order / Invocation and Pledge (2) Roll Call (3) Chair's Additions (4) Public … [Read More...]

Arrest made in fatal accident this morning

As a result of local media coverage and tips from the public, Troopers have made an arrest in the fatal hit and run crash that took the life of 31-year-old Christian Martinez of Kenner. Shortly after 1:00 pm, … [Read More...]

Donaldsonville City Council agenda (8/14)

AGENDA​ DONALDSONVILLE COUNCIL TUESDAY, AUGUST 14, 2018 6:00 p.m. 1. INVOCATION 2. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE 3. ROLL CALL 4. PUBLIC COMMENTS 5. ADOPTION OF MINUTES 6. AGENDA AMENDMENTS 7. FINANCE … [Read More...]

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Latest Lagniappe Headlines

Geismar man gets 22.5 years in Vehicular Homicide of six-year old

NOTE: Louisiana Revised Statute 14:32.1 provides a sentence range of 5-30 years for Vehicular Homicide; and requires three years to be served without benefit of probation, parole, or suspension of … [Read More...]

City to unveil Gonzales Passenger Rail Station Master Plan

Gonzales, LA – On Wednesday, September 5, 2018, at 10:00 a.m., representatives with the City of Gonzales will hold a presentation in the Council Meeting Room at City Hall to unveil the new Passenger Rail … [Read More...]

ARPEC/ARW hosting Candidate Forum on Tuesday

The Ascension Republican Parish Executive Committee and the Ascension Republican Women cordially invite the public to a candidate forum for Republican candidates running in the November 6th election for … [Read More...]

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Letters to the Editor

Parish UPDATES Road Lighting District #6 Map

UPDATE:  It seems the map supposed to depict Road Lighting District #6 failed to include all acreage, including T-Joe Gonzales Park in the city, within the district.  The updated map is depicted … [Read More...]

St. Theresa of Avila Catholic Church to celebrate centennial

GONZALES, LA-  St. Theresa of Avila Catholic Church will begin the celebration of its centennial with a parish wide weekend event the week-end of October 13-14. An outdoor Mass is planned for 11:30 on Sunday … [Read More...]

Parish UPDATES Road Lighting District #6 Map

UPDATE:  It seems the map supposed to depict Road Lighting District #6 failed to include all acreage, including T-Joe Gonzales Park in the city, within the district.  The updated map is depicted … [Read More...]

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