Latest Business Headlines

District 5A School Board: Political Insider (Sevario) versus Political Outsider (De Frances)

With five contested School Board seats, and one on the Parish Court bench up for grabs, polls open at three Ascension Parish early voting locations this morning.  Early voting for the November 6 election … [Read More...]

John De Frances for School Board District 5

John De Frances is running for the Ascension School Board District 5 because he has “a vested stake in our community and schools.”  De Frances' keen appreciation of Ascension's quality public education is a … [Read More...]

APSO Arrest Report for the Week of October 11-18

Below is Ascension Sheriff's arrest report for the week of October 11-18: October 11 arrests: Jimmie Dunigan, 49, 13190 Depen St, Gonzales was charged w/ Illegal Possession of Stolen Things; Keron … [Read More...]

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Latest Education Headlines

Vote on Your Favorite Books at Ascension Parish Library

Calling all children and teens in third through twelfth grade! Voice your opinion on your favorite books at the Ascension Parish Library by casting your vote in the Louisiana Young Readers’ Choice Award (LYRC) … [Read More...]

Louisiana Special School District releases Strategic Framework for Public Comment

BATON ROUGE, La. - This week the Special School District (SSD) presented a strategic framework to the Board of Elementary and Secondary Education (BESE) that sets a vision for improving the SSD schools, … [Read More...]

Louisiana establishes credentials for Teacher Leadership Roles

BATON ROUGE, La.-- The Louisiana Board of Elementary and Secondary Education (BESE) today established new state credentials for classroom teachers who serve as mentors to aspiring teachers and as curriculum … [Read More...]

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Latest Announcements Headlines

Live Well Community Health Event on October 27

St. Elizabeths, in combination with Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center and Gonzales Area Foundation is providing free screenings for breast, colorectal, prostate and skin cancers.  (Appointments are required for … [Read More...]

Donaldsonville City Council agenda (10/23)

A G E N D A DONALDSONVILLE COUNCIL TUESDAY, OCTOBER 23, 2018 6:00 P.M. 1. INVOCATION 2. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE 3. ROLL CALL 4. PUBLIC COMMENTS 5. ADOPTION OF MINUTES (Sept. 11, 2018) 6. … [Read More...]

Gonzales City Council agenda (10/22)

A REGULAR MEETING OF THE MAYOR AND COUNCILMEN CITY OF GONZALES MONDAY OCTOBER 22, 2018,  AT 5:30 P.M., AT CITY HALL AGENDA Call to Order. Invocation. Pledge of Allegiance. Roll Call. … [Read More...]

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Latest Lagniappe Headlines

Suspect in rape arrested in Baytown TX

UPDATE:  Tywarnd McMillian was located and arrested in Baytown Texas last night with the assistance of Baytown authorities and the Louisiana State Police Fugitive Apprehension Task Force. He will be transported … [Read More...]

Voter Guide to Proposed Constitutional Amendments

With Early Voting for the November 6 Election beginning Tuesday, you will see six proposed Amendments to Louisiana's Constitution on the ballot. AMENDMENT NO. 1:  Prohibiting Felons from Holding Office In … [Read More...]

Louisiana Public Square: Veterans Back Home

Since 2001, 2.6 million service men and women have been deployed to support operations in Iraq and Afghanistan. Twenty-six percent of Louisiana’s veterans fought in these conflicts. The needs for these veterans … [Read More...]

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Letters to the Editor

AG Landry refuses to investigate Catholic Church sex abuse

Jeff Landry loves to present an image of himself as a crusading advocate for all that is just and pure. All you have to do is read his endless parade of self-promoting press releases about all the evil he has … [Read More...]

Millennial questions entire Master Land Use Plan process

Dear Editor: As a millennial, I have no desire to stay in a community that is highly urbanized with poor infrastructure and higher flooding risk. The proposed Master Plan is more than tripling current … [Read More...]

Boo and the Badge: a Candy Corn-ucopia of fun scheduled for October 31

APSO's annual Boo and the Badge promises a Candy Corn-ucopia of fun, thrills and chills for all: … [Read More...]

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