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Wednesday’s Planning Commission agenda

Planning Commission November 14, 2018 - 6:00 PM Courthouse East, 2nd Floor, Council Meeting Room Gonzales, Louisiana AGENDA 1. Call to Order 2. Roll Call of Members 3. Pledge of Allegiance 4. … [Read More...]

Parish seeks Declaratory Judgment against former HR Director’s records request

On the job 13 months, Taleta Wesley was fired from her job heading up Ascension Parish's Human Resources Department on September 12.  Wesley filed three records request, one on the day of her termination and … [Read More...]

2019 Budget, Appeal by terminated HR Director on Council Agenda (11/15)

REGULAR MEETING OF THE ASCENSION PARISH COUNCIL November 15, 2018 - 6:00 PM ASCENSION PARISH COURTHOUSE 828 S Irma Blvd Gonzales AGENDA (1) Call To Order / Invocation and Pledge (2) Roll Call (3) … [Read More...]

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Latest Education Headlines

Kanji Club getting “magical” at Gonzales Library (11/19)

At this month’s session of Kanji Klub on Monday, November 19 at 6 PM in Gonzales, it’s time to get magical. We will be watching a few episodes of the anime Puella Magi Madoka Magica while crafting DIY … [Read More...]

Gonzales Middle School recognizes 8th Grade Student of the Year Finalists

On Monday, November 12, 2018, Gonzales Middle School recognized the 2018 - 2019 Mighty Bulldog 8th Grade Student of the Year Finalists: Pictured above-Front row: Seth Jacob, Price Dupre, Cei'haja Jimmerson, … [Read More...]

Pilates 101 (Basic Mat Class) @ Dutchtown Library (Tuesday)

Join Nannette Crystal, PMA®-CPT/Fletcher Pilates® Faculty, for an informative lecture and movement experience at Ascension Parish Library in Dutchtown on Tuesday, November 13 at 10:00 am. She will give a brief … [Read More...]

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Latest Announcements Headlines

West Ascension Water Services urge preparation for cold weather

Officials with Parish Utilities of Ascension and ACUD #1 are urging their water customers, serving the city of Donaldsonville and unincorporated West Ascension, and everyone, to prepare for the expected … [Read More...]

Staff recommends “Denial” of two Commercial rezone requests

EDITOR's NOTE:  Two applications have been made for rezoning of tracts north of Cornerview Rd, just west of the I-10 overpass, from "Medium Intensity Residential" to "Mixed Use Corridor".  The requests affect a … [Read More...]

Prohibition of preliminary plat approvals “with contingencies” among items added to Council agenda (11/15)

Three items were added to the agenda for Ascension Parish Council's meeting on Thursday: On the Consent Agenda: "i)                 Amendment #5 to Master Contract for Professional Services with … [Read More...]

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Latest Lagniappe Headlines

Four Ascension Parish deputies graduate from CARTA 38

Ascension Parish Deputies Hunter Medine, David Calvit, Michael Verrett, and John Walker graduated from the Capital Area Regional Training Academy (CARTA) in Baton Rouge on Tuesday, November 13. “This … [Read More...]

Mary Bird Perkins, Gonzales Area Foundation enjoy successful Live Well Ascension event

Gonzales, LA – More than 200 Ascension Parish residents took proactive measures to protect their health recently by participating in Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center’s Live Well Ascension event at St. Elizabeth … [Read More...]

Guilty Pleas for the Week of November 5-9

During the week of November 5-November 9, 2018, the following defendants pled guilty to various charges and were sentenced in the 23rd Judicial District Court- Ascension Parish: Melvin Breaux, 129 D’Ville … [Read More...]

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Letters to the Editor

Is Planning Commission in the bag for developers? Tonight’s Oak Lake request is litmus test

Is Ascension's Planning Commission (at least a majority of the seven-member body) irretrievably, irredeemably, unabashedly in the bag for subdivision developers?  Tonight's meeting agenda includes a litmus … [Read More...]

Louisiana leads nation in murder rate (NO/BR/Shreveport leading the way)

November 13, 2018 by Tom Aswell (Louisiana Voice) We’re number one. For 28 straight years. Nick Saban can’t make that claim about Alabama. Even more alarming: for an incredible 28 straight years, … [Read More...]

“Be A Hero” encourages disposal of unused medications year ound

Improper Use of Meds Can Lead to Overdoses and Addiction BATON ROUGE, La – Capital Area Human Services (CAHS) is currently promoting a campaign for residents in the Greater Baton Rouge Area to clean out their … [Read More...]

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