Latest Business Headlines

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...]

LUV Homes ribbon-cutting

LUV Homes held a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Thursday, October 4th to commemorate their opening at 14258 Airline Highway, Gonzales, LA.  Building Dream Homes for families, LUV Homes is able to help with the … [Read More...]

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Latest Education Headlines

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...]

Ascension Public Schools announces 2018-19 Teachers and Principals of the Year

Individual photos of the Teachers and Principals of the Year can be viewed and downloaded … [Read More...]

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Latest Announcements Headlines

APSO searching for rape suspect

The Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office is actively searching for 45-year-old Tywarnd McMillian who is wanted on charges of first-degree rape, second-degree sexual battery, false imprisonment, and offender armed … [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

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...]

Council sides with Zoning Commission in denial of commercial rezone request on Hwy 73

The Parish Council can be fickle.  Sometimes the body ignores the recommendation of an appointed Zoning Commission, but not on Thursday when the applicant sought to rezone residential zoning east of Hwy 73 MU2, … [Read More...]

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Letters to the Editor

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...]

DOTD tabs company that worked on Hwy 431 to repair Sunshine Bridge

BATON ROUGE – The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development announced today that its contractor, Coastal Bridge, LLC, is currently mobilizing to be on-site this weekend at the Sunshine Bridge. … [Read More...]

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