Latest Business Headlines

APSO warns of scam artists (pretending to be APSO)

The Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office is receiving reports of scammers who are attempting to have victims pay a fine to avoid jail time. The scammers call the victims and identify themselves as a deputy or … [Read More...]

Join Friendship House for Launch Party (9/28)

Everyone has ability, and deserves purpose and feeling of belonging. Friendship House creates opportunities of inclusion for individuals with disabilities. Your generous donation will help us continue to do … [Read More...]

APSO investigating after two people found deceased in residence

Detectives with the Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office are investigating after finding two people deceased inside a residence on Monday, September 17. According to Chief Deputy Bobby Webre, deputies responded … [Read More...]

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Latest Education Headlines

Gonzales Middle elects BETA Officers

On Tuesday, September 18, 2018, the 2018 - 2019 Gonzales Middle School Junior Beta officers were elected.  Students presented a speech to their fellow Junior Beta members on why they should be elected.   2018 … [Read More...]

Ascension tops American Heart Association Fundraiser

Donaldsonville, La. -- Ascension Public Schools raised more funds for the American Heart Association (AHA) last year than any other school district in Louisiana. In 2017-18, Ascension collected $83,711 through … [Read More...]

$9 Million received to address Mental Health in LA schools

BATON ROUGE, La. -- The Louisiana Department of Education today announced the state is the recipient of a $9 million grant to expand mental health services to students to support health development and prevent … [Read More...]

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Latest Announcements Headlines

Gonzales Board to discuss site for proposed Conference Center (7:30 a.m.)

A REGULAR MEETING OF THE CITY OF GONZALES INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT BOARD September 20, 2018 AT 7:30 A.M. AT CITY HALL, 120 S. IRMA BLVD., IN GONZALES. AGENDA 1. Review and approve minutes from last two … [Read More...]

Ascension Master Land Use Plan open house scheduled for September 26/27

The Ascension Parish Master Land Use Plan, a long range plan to guide the future of Ascension Parish, invites residents to participate in two community open houses on September 26th and 27th. At the open … [Read More...]

Live Well Community Health Event on October 27

St. Elizabeths, in combination with Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center and Gonzales Area Foundation is providing free screenings for breast, colorectal, prostate and skin cancers.  (Appointments are required for … [Read More...]

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Latest Lagniappe Headlines

Local legend lauded as baseball pioneer: Mike Mohler

Three decades have elapsed since he toed the slab at what would become Johnny Ambeau Park, the lanky lefty who baffled batsmen with a nasty hook making a sneaky-fast fastball appear even faster.  Mike Mohler's … [Read More...]

UPDATE: Evidence suggests death due to “ongoing addiction issues”

UPDATE: According to Chief Deputy Bobby Webre, autopsy reports reveal no signs of trauma to the body of 50-year-old Rickey Foster and 56-year-old Connie Bolen, both of Prairieville who were found deceased in … [Read More...]

Courthouse tail wagging Floodplain Management dog

  When and where a new courthouse is built is small potatoes compared to implementation of Floodplain Management for East Ascension Parish.  Regrettably, implementation of that long-promised plan is … [Read More...]

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Letters to the Editor

LA Supreme Court celebrates National Constitution Day

EDITOR'S NOTE:  We join the court in celebrating the Constitution.  No other document, political or legal, advanced the cause of freedom and assurance of rights to the common man, even while being imperfect; … [Read More...]

9/11 Commemorated by Ascension officials

Seventeen years ago, we experienced the deadliest terrorist attack on American soil in our history. Thousands of Americans – mothers, fathers, husbands, wives, sons, and daughters – lost their lives in that … [Read More...]

Louisiana: The State We’re In enters 42nd year on LPB

Louisiana’s only statewide newsmagazine, Louisiana: The State We’re In, begins its 42nd year on Louisiana Public Broadcasting this Friday, September 14th at 7:00PM. The program airs every Friday at 7PM on LPB … [Read More...]

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