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Matassa moves to transfer trial to Donaldsonville; objects to State’s Discovery production

Kenny Matassa wants his day in court to happen in his native Donaldsonville, filing a motion to that effect on December 13, 2017 one day before Judge Jason Verdigets issued an order to recuse his Division A of … [Read More...]

Ascension Guilty Pleas for the Week of January 8-12

During the week of January 8-January 12, 2018, the following defendants pled guilty to various charges and were sentenced in the 23rd Judicial District Court- Ascension Parish: John Richburg, 14655 Lucian … [Read More...]

APSO Arrest Report for the Week of January 12-19

Below is Ascension Sheriff's arrest report for the week of January 12-19: January 12 arrests: Jared Tullos, 36, 12338 Florida Blvd, Livingston was charged w/ (2 counts) Theft; Marque Hankton, 21, … [Read More...]

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Latest Education Headlines

Lowerey Middles 2nd Quarter Academic Bash

Lowery Middle School students and faculty celebrated individuals who met their Quarter 2 Academic Benchmark goals with a bash and a Teachers versus Students Basketball Game. Lowery students who met their … [Read More...]

School Systems to receive $12 Million to improve reading/writing skills

BESE to Vote on Grant Allocations at January 24 Meeting BATON ROUGE, La. -- The Louisiana Board of Elementary and Secondary Education on Wednesdaywill vote to award nearly $12 million in grant funding to … [Read More...]

Kanji Club at Gonzales Library on Monday

The maneki neko, also called the beckoning cat or lucky cat, is a common Japanese ceramic figurine which is often believed to bring good luck to the owner of the home or business where the cat is displayed. … [Read More...]

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Latest Announcements Headlines

Sweeping Personnel Ordinances to be introduced at Thursday Council meeting

REGULAR MEETING OF THE ASCENSION PARISH COUNCIL January 25, 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...]

Gonzales Council Meeting Agenda for Monday

A REGULAR MEETING OF THE MAYOR AND COUNCILMEN OF THE CITY OF GONZALES, STATE OF LOUISIANA, WILL BE HELD ON, MONDAY JANUARY 22, 2018  AT 5:30 P.M. AT CITY HALL 120 S. IRMA BLVD. AGENDA Call to Order. … [Read More...]

Graves and LA House Republicans blame Senate Democrats for Shutdown

Washington, D.C. –  Last night, the U.S. House of Representatives passed legislation to continue funding the federal government, maintain critical military operations and provide a long-term reauthorization of … [Read More...]

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Latest Lagniappe Headlines

Consumers should be on lookout for recently recalled Child Products

BATON ROUGE, LA – Attorney General Jeff Landry is alerting Louisiana parents and guardians of several child products that have recently been recalled. “As your Attorney General, I am committed to making … [Read More...]

A Matter of Balance: Managing Concerns about Falls

Have you turned down a chance to go out with family or friends because you were concerned about falling?  Have you cut down on a favorite activity because you fear you might fall?  If so, A Matter of Balance: … [Read More...]

Sexual Harassment lawsuit exposed “big problems at LDH”

January 19, 2018 by Tom Aswell (Louisiana Voice) Before the recent spate of sexual harassment claims in Hollywood, New York and Washington, D.C., there was a lawsuit filed by a female attorney for the … [Read More...]

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Letters to the Editor

“Congress should forfeit pay” during shutdown (and until budget balanced)

Dear Congressman Graves, The following is a quote from your e-mail response on June 24, 2016. "One of the first initiatives I got involved in after being sworn in as your representative was an effort to … [Read More...]

AG Praises Pro-Life measures by President Trump

BATON ROUGE, LA – Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry is applauding the Trump Administration for creating a Conscience and Religious Freedom Division in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) … [Read More...]

AG Landry re-writes rules for public records requests

January 17, 2018 by Tom Aswell (Louisiana Voice) Jeff Landry is a man who knows the value of positive public relations. Negative PR? Not so much. LouisianaVoice has for months now been attempting to … [Read More...]

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