Latest Business Headlines

ACT’s It’s a Wonderful Life set for second week of production (December 20-23)

Recreating the most iconic Christmas movie ever made on the stage is a gargantuan undertaking rendered impossible by limitations of space and time.  Ascension Community Theatre's (ACT)  production of It's a … [Read More...]

On Site Medical Solutions ribbon cutting

On Site Medical Solutions held a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Wednesday, December 5th to celebrate their grand opening at 37534 Highway 30, Suite A, Gonzales, LA 70737. On Site Medical Solutions’ mission is to … [Read More...]

Fretting over Hwy 30 traffic? PACE is least of your worries

If you are one of those unfortunate souls driving Hwy 30 on a daily basis the City of Gonzales' plans for a Performing Arts Conference & Events Center (PACE), intended to attract even more retail consumers … [Read More...]

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Latest Education Headlines

2018-19 Students of the Year

Donaldsonville, LA. – Ascension Public Schools announces the 2018-19 Students of the Year for fifth, eighth and twelfth grades. These outstanding students will be recognized at the Jan. 22, 2019, Ascension … [Read More...]

Louisiana ranks 8th in Early Childhood Education policies

BATON ROUGE, La. - Louisiana is ranked No.8 in the nation for creating an integrated, efficient early care and education system to support children and families, according to a recent report by the Bipartisan … [Read More...]

Ascension Public Schools employees earn Advanced Degrees

Pictured here are 11 of the 22 Ascension Public Schools employees who earned advanced degrees this semester. The following employees earned master's degrees from Southeastern Louisiana University: Leslie … [Read More...]

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Latest Announcements Headlines

Guilty Pleas for the Week of December 10-14

During the week of December 10-December 14, 2018, the following defendants pled guilty to various charges and were sentenced in the 23rd Judicial District Court- Ascension Parish: Terry Brown, Baton Rouge, … [Read More...]

Ascension Parish breaks ground on a new Hillaryville Park

  Ascension Parish President Kenny Matassa was on hand recently to break ground on a new parish park in Hillaryville. The park is located at 5120 Galaxy Boulevard in Astroland Subdivision, behind 5th … [Read More...]

President Matassa proclaims Jeffrey F. Wiley Day

Ascension Parish President Kenny Matassa has proclaimed December 31, 2018 as Jeffrey F. Wiley Day. He did so because that is the last day in office of the six-term sheriff. According to the proclamation, … [Read More...]

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Latest Lagniappe Headlines

APSO arrests “Amazon package thief”

According to Chief Deputy Bobby Webre, deputies arrested 22-year-old Verenize Alvarez on criminal trespassing and theft charges after deputies responded to a residence on Pascal Drive in reference to missing … [Read More...]

Florida man sentenced to 12 years pursuant to plea in vehicle burglary

On December 10, 2018, Markeivis Walker of Fort Lauderdale, FL., age 28, pled guilty to Simple Burglary, Felony Simple Criminal Damage to Property, and Misdemeanor Theft. Walker was prosecuted by Assistant … [Read More...]

Who is Ascension’s next Council Chairperson?

Bill Dawson's reign as Parish Council Chairman is coming to an end after two years of turbulence, more than a little intra-council rancor, much of it attributable to Dawson, himself.  His tenure in the chair … [Read More...]

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Letters to the Editor

CONSUMER ALERT: Protect Your Gifts from Porch Pirates

BATON ROUGE, LA – As the year’s busiest shopping season kicks into high gear, Attorney General Jeff Landry reminds consumers that it is also prime season for porch pirates. “Unfortunately, package theft is a … [Read More...]

Taxpayers to pony up $184K in settlement of sexual harassment suit against Tom Schedler

December 13, 2018 by Tom Aswell (Louisiana Voice) There is an interesting story in today’s Baton Rouge Advocate (click HERE to read the story) about former Secretary of State Tom Schedler. It seems that … [Read More...]

Planning Commission bails out Grady Melancon

Granting this variance, you're basically bailing out the developer who specifically did something he was instructed not to do.  At what point to we just...not continue to roll over? - Planning Commissioner … [Read More...]

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