APSO Arrest Report for the Week of June 14-21

Below is Ascension Sheriff’s arrest report for the week of June 14-21: June 14 arrests: Reginald D. Fowler, 39, 928 St. Patrick St, Donaldsonville was charged w/ Theft, Simple Burglary, Criminal Trespass, and Resisting an Officer; Barry Freas, 36, 4114 Old Gentilly, New Orleans was charged w/ Theft of Motor Vehicle; Lamar Deangelo Causey, 28, 2722 Plover St, […]

Ascension Parish “Libraries Rock” weekly program schedule

This year’s Teen Summer Reading Theme is Libraries Rock, and we have all sorts of programs this summer that will rock your world!  On Tuesday, June 26th at 6:00 PM in Galvez and on Friday, June 29th at 4:00 PM in Gonzales, create your own Mix Tape!  A mix tape is both a recording on […]

Gonzales City Council agenda (6/25)

A REGULAR MEETING OF THE MAYOR AND COUNCILMEN OF THE CITY OF GONZALES, STATE OF LOUISIANA, WILL BE HELD ON, MONDAY JUNE 25, 2018  AT 5:30 P.M. AT CITY HALL 120 S. IRMA BLVD. AGENDA Call to Order. Invocation. Pledge of Allegiance. Roll Call. Minutes of a Regular Meeting of the City Council taken, May […]

Council resolves to take in state roads to redo LA 930; TIS procedures strengthened

“We cannot be afraid to act; we can’t be afraid of maintenance cost,” District 7 Councilman Aaron Lawler justified the Council’s resolution to accept LA 930 and 11 other roads from Louisiana DOTD and into Ascension maintenance system on Thursday.  For years a succession of council members and parish presidents have bemoaned the fact that […]

Louisiana: Sportsman’s Paradise or Problem?

For decades Louisiana has proclaimed itself as the “Sportsman’s Paradise.”  But for today’s hunters, changes to Louisiana’s landscape have caused a decline in the quality of the state’s deer habitat and smaller game.  For coastal fishermen, private property rights often unduly restrict access to waters that are considered public in any other state. Louisiana Public […]

ACHS Baseball State Champs Day in Ascension Parish

Ascension Parish President Kenny Matassa has proclaimed June 7, 2018 as Ascension Catholic High School Baseball State Champions Day. According to the proclamation, the Ascension Catholic High School Bulldogs Baseball Team finished the 2017-2018 season with an overall record of 29 wins and 9 losses, a District record of 8 wins and 2 losses, finishing […]

Graves’ Food Stamp Reform Ideas Head to the US Senate

Washington, DC – Substantial reforms to the Food Stamp Program that Congressman Garret Graves (South Louisiana) introduced last year through the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) Reform Act of 2017 advanced in the U.S. House of Representatives today as provisions of the 2018 Farm Bill. With more than 100 cosponsors, support for the SNAP Reform […]

Roosters Men’s Grooming ribbon-cutting

Roosters Men’s Grooming Center held a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Wednesday, June 13th t celebrate the grand opening of its very first location in Louisiana at 18143 Perkins Road East, Suite B, Baton Rouge, LA 70810. Roosters Men Grooming provides an authentic barbershop experience in a modern, upscale, and unpretentious environment. Their focus is on delivering […]

DISMISSED? Concerned Citizens lawsuit insufficient to stop Jamestown Crossing

The lawsuit filed to stop Jamestown Crossing from proceeding hit a roadblock this morning when Judge Tess Stromberg granted defendants’ Peremptory Exception of No Right of Action dismissing the claim.  Styled Concerned Citizens of Prairieville, three individual defendants and the Quail Creek Homeowners Association lack standing to pursue the suit since they have not presented “an articulable claim” against Ascension’s […]

Ascension’s takeover of LA 930 divert funding from other needs [Swamp Road]

As Ascension’s Council decides to take in LA 930, LA 934 (Gold Place Rd), and all of DOTD’s frontage roads into the parish system tonight, a difficult decision committing precious few dollars available, understand that current parish roadways will be denied attention.  It is a difficult decision and an unenviable task for representatives of 10 […]