Latest Business Headlines

Candidate for State Senate (and St. John Parish School Board member) calls pending Ed Price bill unconstitutional

Albert "Ali" Burl, III is one of 13 candidates vying for the vacant seat in Louisiana's Senate District 2 on April 29.  He is also a school board member in his native St. John Parish where he recently filed … [Read More...]

1/2-cent sales tax to go before Gonzales voters on October 14; Recreation Committee to oversee accounting

Gonzales City Clerk led Monday's discussion of a proposed 1/2-cent sales tax as Mayor Barney Arceneaux and the City Council indicated their approval.  It would have to be approved by the city's voters and that … [Read More...]

EATEL to acquire Plaquemine’s Clear Choice Communications

GONZALES, LA (April 24, 2017) – EATEL, Ascension Parish based telecommunications provider, and Clear Choice Communications are pleased to announce that Clear Choice and its employees will become members of the … [Read More...]

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Latest Education Headlines

Shell Chemical volunteers beautify Gonzales Middle School courtyard

On Friday, April 21, 2017, Volunteers from Shell Chemical Geismar beautified the Gonzales Middle School courtyard. Shell is Gonzales Middle School's Partner in Education. … [Read More...]

Gonzales Middle School 8th-graders participate in Girls, Gigabytes and Gadgets

Gonzales Middle School 8th Graders Kayla Sowell and Skye Taylor attended a workshop sponsored by Senator Regina Barrow on Saturday, April 22nd in Baton Rouge. NOBEL Women presented Girls, Gigabytes and Gadgets … [Read More...]

Representative Ed Price’s six bills

District 58 Representative Ed Price authored six bills for the 2017 Regular Session of Louisiana's legislature: HB 20 would reduce "the minimum requirements for instructional time to schools that cannot meet … [Read More...]

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Latest Announcements Headlines

Dancing for a Cause lineup announced

The Arc of East Ascension Dancing for a Cause Committee announced on Thursday that line-up for its 2017 Dancing for a Cause Extravaganza. A meet-and-greet was held at Kamal's Kafe Lebanese Cuisine in … [Read More...]

Ascension Guilty Pleas for the Week of April 17-21

During the week of April 17-April 21, 2017, the following defendants pled guilty to various charges and were sentenced in the 23rd Judicial District Court: Mark Burke, 4715 Point Claire St. St. Gabriel, … [Read More...]

Arrest made in connection to Gonzales shooting at Municipal Park

Gonzales, LA - On Sunday evening, April 23, 27 year-old Jonathan Harvey was shot during a non-permitted fundraiser at Municipal Park in Gonzales. He was attending an event to raise funeral expenses for his … [Read More...]

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Latest Lagniappe Headlines

APSO taking back unwanted prescription drugs this Saturday

On Saturday, April 29 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., the Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) will give the public an opportunity to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding … [Read More...]

Ascension Parish Business-Professional to be Featured Speaker

Ascension Parish Business Owner/Success Coach Carol Pierce has been invited to be the featured speaker for ABWA's LaCapitale Chapter luncheon taking place on Wednesday, May 10 at Juban's in Baton Rouge. "I … [Read More...]

Aaron Lawler and the gang got what they wanted; now fix “worthless Traffic Impact studies”

April 13's Strategic Planning ambush of Chairman Daniel "Doc" Satterlee was an ignominious start to Transportation Chairman Aaron Lawler's usurpation of an important piece of business which has been deferred … [Read More...]

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Letters to the Editor

Mayor Arceneaux to establish committee to ensure accounting for Recreation monies

NOTE:  Gonzales Mayor Barney Arceneaux offered the following statement at the April 24 City Council meeting: Recently, questions have come up regarding certain city-sponsored activities and how those … [Read More...]

Bills filed by District 2 Senator?

There are no bills filed from the District 2 Senator.  April 29 is Election Day to fill the vacancy left by Troy Brown's resignation. … [Read More...]

New Orleans put on notice over Sanctuary City immigration policy

BATON ROUGE, LA – New Orleans and other sanctuary cities across the country have been put on notice by the U.S. Department of Justice (USDOJ).  In a letter today, the USDOJ has called for documents … [Read More...]

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