Latest Business Headlines

Commission recommends “Commercial Corridor” for Conservation-zoned acreage near Lamar Dixon

Ascension's Zoning Commission, a few commissioners anyway, took the initiative to create "a commercial corridor that would parallel Interstate 10" and considered the "Edenborne Vicinity Rezone" at its latest … [Read More...]

Gonzales PD releases surveillance images of Albasha robbery on Tuesday

Investigators with the Gonzales Police Department  is seeking  the public’s assistance with identifying an armed robbery suspect.  On January 16, 2017, at approximately 5:35 P.M., the above pictured male … [Read More...]

Matassa trial strategy revealed (he can’t buy his way out of this one)

Kenny Matassa, charged with violating Louisiana Revised Stature 18:1461.5: Election Offenses involving bribery by indictment on March 10, 2107, is scheduled for trial on February 21.  That could change since … [Read More...]

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Latest Education Headlines

Ascension Public Schools to reopen Friday

Ascension Public Schools will resume normal operations on Friday, Jan. 19, 2018, following two days of weather closures. “After consulting with emergency officials, we are confident that our roads will be … [Read More...]

The Grambling Experience High School Day scheduled for January 25 locally

Grambling State University Alumni Chapter of Greater Baton Rouge is hosting the event open to high school students interested in attending. … [Read More...]

Are Advanced Directives (living will, Power of Attorney for Health Care) on your Bucket List?

A bucket list is a list of things to do while you are living, so are advanced directives.  Advanced directives allow you to make your wishes known about what type of medical care you want to receive should you … [Read More...]

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Latest Announcements Headlines

Donaldsonville man wanted on drug charges (2.3 lbs of heroin seized)

According to Chief Deputy Bobby Webre, deputies are searching for 31-year-old Jamar Howard who is wanted for multiple drug charges. On Thursday, January 18, Ascension Parish Sheriff’s deputies responded to a … [Read More...]

ACUD #1 Issues Boil Water Advisory

Officials with Ascension Consolidated Utilities District #1 (ACUD #1) have issued a boil water advisory for their customers whose water comes from Assumption Parish (ACUD #1 - Assumption (LA1005045) water … [Read More...]

Cancer Survivors and Caregivers to be honored at Relay For Life

Gonzales, Louisiana – January 14, 2018 – Local cancer survivors and their caregivers will take the celebratory first lap at the annual American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Ascension Parish event on March … [Read More...]

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Latest Lagniappe Headlines

John Kay (Americans for Prosperity) at GOP Roundtable: Rescheduled for February 15

NOTE: Due to the inclement weather, we had to cancel this event.  It is rescheduled for Feburary 15th - same time, same place. John Kay, Louisiana State Director for Americans for Prosperity, will be the … [Read More...]

LA Death Penalty appeal to SCOTUS: Can lawyer admit guilt of client in hope of leniency?

WASHINGTON, DC - Louisiana Solicitor General Liz Murrill this morning made oral arguments before the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) in the matter of McCoy v. Louisiana. Murrill is part of the … [Read More...]

LPB seeking Independent Short Films from Louisiana Filmmakers

Submitted films nominated will be featured in the 2018 PBS Online Film Festival Louisiana Public Broadcasting is calling for entries for short films from local filmmakers. The films submitted will be nominated … [Read More...]

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Letters to the Editor

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...]

Letter to Lawmakers: Tax cut has not offset inflation

Dear Senator Kennedy and Congressman Graves, This is a report on real economic news you should be aware of now and keep up with in the future. The tax cuts recently passed by congress has me wondering to … [Read More...]

No response to “critical audit” from Edmonson by his “self-imposed” deadline

January 16, 2018 by Tom Aswell (Louisiana Voice) Mike Edmonson has missed his self-imposed deadline. First, Edmonson, former Superintendent of Louisiana State Police (LSP) screamed foul when a … [Read More...]

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