Latest Business Headlines

Roosters Men’s Grooming ribbon-cutting

Roosters Men’s Grooming Center held a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Wednesday, June 13th t celebrate the grand opening of its very first location in Louisiana at 18143 Perkins Road East, Suite B, Baton Rouge, LA … [Read More...]

Ascension’s takeover of LA 930 divert funding from other needs [Swamp Road]

As Ascension's Council decides to take in LA 930, LA 934 (Gold Place Rd), and all of DOTD's frontage roads into the parish system tonight, a difficult decision committing precious few dollars available, … [Read More...]

Civil Service upholds termination of Gonzales police officer

Gonzales Police Chief Sherman Jackson's December 2016 termination of Officer Moses Black was upheld by the city's Civil Service Board after a five-hour hearing on Tuesday.  Black's claims of retaliation for … [Read More...]

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Latest Education Headlines

Ascension Parish “Libraries Rock” weekly program schedule

This year’s Teen Summer Reading Theme is Libraries Rock, and we have all sorts of programs this summer that will rock your world!  On Tuesday, June 26th at 6:00 PM in Galvez and on Friday, June 29th at 4:00 PM … [Read More...]

ACHS Baseball State Champs Day in Ascension Parish

Ascension Parish President Kenny Matassa has proclaimed June 7, 2018 as Ascension Catholic High School Baseball State Champions Day. According to the proclamation, the Ascension Catholic High School Bulldogs … [Read More...]

Shell Presents Lab Challenge Awards to Three Ascension Public Schools

Pictured from left: Lake Elementary Principal Jeremy Muse, Lake Elementary teacher Jennifer Gautreau, East Ascension High Principal Traci McCorkle, EA teacher Jaimie McQuarn, Shell Geismar General Manager … [Read More...]

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Latest Announcements Headlines

Gonzales City Council agenda (6/25)

A REGULAR MEETING OF THE MAYOR AND COUNCILMEN OF THE CITY OF GONZALES, STATE OF LOUISIANA, WILL BE HELD ON, MONDAY JUNE 25, 2018  AT 5:30 P.M. AT CITY HALL 120 S. IRMA BLVD. AGENDA Call to Order. … [Read More...]

Louisiana: Sportsman’s Paradise or Problem?

For decades Louisiana has proclaimed itself as the “Sportsman’s Paradise.”  But for today’s hunters, changes to Louisiana’s landscape have caused a decline in the quality of the state’s deer habitat and smaller … [Read More...]

Ascension Parish Observes “Pilez Mosquito Week”

Ascension Parish President Kenny Matassa has joined with Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards in declaring June 24 through June 30 as “Pilez Mosquito Week.” Ascension Parish joins all Louisiana parishes in … [Read More...]

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Latest Lagniappe Headlines

APSO Arrest Report for the Week of June 14-21

Below is Ascension Sheriff's arrest report for the week of June 14-21: June 14 arrests: Reginald D. Fowler, 39, 928 St. Patrick St, Donaldsonville was charged w/ Theft, Simple Burglary, Criminal … [Read More...]

Council resolves to take in state roads to redo LA 930; TIS procedures strengthened

"We cannot be afraid to act; we can't be afraid of maintenance cost," District 7 Councilman Aaron Lawler justified the Council's resolution to accept LA 930 and 11 other roads from Louisiana DOTD and into … [Read More...]

DISMISSED? Concerned Citizens lawsuit insufficient to stop Jamestown Crossing

The lawsuit filed to stop Jamestown Crossing from proceeding hit a roadblock this morning when Judge Tess Stromberg granted defendants' Peremptory Exception of No Right of Action dismissing the claim.  … [Read More...]

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Letters to the Editor

Graves’ Food Stamp Reform Ideas Head to the US Senate

Washington, DC – Substantial reforms to the Food Stamp Program that Congressman Garret Graves (South Louisiana) introduced last year through the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) Reform Act of … [Read More...]

Graves on President Trump’s Immigration Order

Washington, DC – Congressman Garret Graves (R – South Louisiana) made the following remarks today after meeting with President Trump, Vice President Pence and Department of Homeland Security Secretary Nielsen … [Read More...]

LPB’s live coverage of Governor Edwards’ address to open Special Session (6/18)

On Monday, June 18 at 5PM, LPB will air live coverage of Governor John Bel Edwards address to the third and final Special Session of the Louisiana Legislature. Gov. Edwards issued a call for this special … [Read More...]

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