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November 6 elections set

Qualifying for the November 6 general election closed yesterday with local school board and the Parish Judge's races on tap.  Those local elections are joined by a Special Election to finish the Louisiana … [Read More...]

One suspect arrested, one being sought after armed robbery in Dutchtown

An Alexandria man is in custody after taking part in an armed robbery of an occupied vehicle at Sonic restaurant on Highway 73 in Dutchtown shortly after 10 p.m. Thursday night, July 19. According to Sheriff … [Read More...]

Measure to place Parish Manager government on ballot rejected

Moments ago Ascension's Parish Council, by a 7-3 vote, rejected a proposal to amend the Home Rule Charter which would have eliminated the parish presidency in favor of Parish Manager governance.  Three votes to … [Read More...]

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Latest Education Headlines

APL wraps up Summer Reading Program

Listen to your favorite music from movies, and play along on a variety of instruments. Complete Musical Mayhem may break out, but everyone’s sure to have a blast and lots of laughs at our end of the summer … [Read More...]

Ascension 4-H riders excel at Horse Show

On June 27th, 2018 three 4-Hers from Ascension Parish 4-H traveled to the Florida Parishes Arena to compete at the District Horse Show and qualify for eligibility to compete at the State 4-H Horse Show to be … [Read More...]

Iglesia Centro de Vida offering 300 backpacks at Back 2 School event

(Gonzales, LA) – Iglesia Centro de Vida, a United Pentecostal Church International, is giving back to the local community by donating 300 backpacks to the first 300 new guests who visit its Back 2 School … [Read More...]

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Latest Announcements Headlines

Gonzales Council agenda (7/23)

A REGULAR MEETING OF THE MAYOR AND COUNCILMEN OF THE CITY OF GONZALES  MONDAY JULY 23, 2018  AT 5:30 P.M. AT CITY HALL 120 S. IRMA BLVD. AGENDA Call to Order. Invocation. Pledge of Allegiance. … [Read More...]

Clerk of Court announces dates for Election Commissioner School

Bridget Hanna, Clerk of Court, announced this week that her office will be conducting schools to certify new election commissioners.  Those election commissioners presently certified do not have to attend this … [Read More...]

Gonzales Soccer Club Registration has begun

Sign up today to take advantage of our Early Bird Discount. Hurry! Offer ends July 31st. Gonzales Soccer Programs Include: 3-Year Old Little Kickers (Birth Year 2015): An introduction to the basics of … [Read More...]

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Latest Lagniappe Headlines

APSO Arrest Report for the Week of July 12-19

Below is Ascension Sheriff's arrest report for the week of July 12-19: July 12 arrests: Ashley Mitchell, 29, 11070 Mead Rd, Baton Rouge was charged w/ Disturbing the Peace, and Simple Battery; Craig … [Read More...]

Second suspect arrested in Dutchtown armed robbery

UPDATE: Second suspect arrested in a Dutchtown armed robbery case. Joshua L. Sorina, 28, of 7740 Weaver Street, New Orleans, was arrested and charged with four counts armed robbery, four counts armed robbery … [Read More...]

Preventing Suicide on LPB’s Public Square

  The high-profile deaths of fashion designer Kate Spade and celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain have brought the issue of suicide into the national spotlight. Suicide is the eleventh-leading cause of … [Read More...]

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Letters to the Editor

How does AG Landry handle juvenile rape case when defendant’s father is a political supporter?

July 20, 2018 by Tom Aswell (Louisiana Voice) Attorney General Jeff Landry, that staunch opponent of all things indecent and relentless publicity hound, just doesn’t seem to have much of a stomach for … [Read More...]

Graves/Kennedy Bill to Modernize Constituent Services Passes in U.S. House

Washington DC – Bipartisan legislation introduced by Congressman Garret Graves (R-LA) and Congressman Joe Kennedy III (D-MA) to make the federal government a little more user-friendly passed today in the US … [Read More...]

Cassidy Announces $343 million to fund Comite River Diversion

WASHINGTON— U.S. Senator Bill Cassidy, M.D. (R-LA), released a statement following the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers allocation of $1.388 billion for Louisiana flood mitigation, including $343 million to fully … [Read More...]

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