Importance of Exercising while Aging

On Tuesday, August 22, at 6:00 PM at the Ascension Parish Library in Gonzales, Physical Therapist, Tom Weber, will discuss the importance of exercising as we age and across the lifespan.  Dr. Weber, board certified in Orthopedic Physical Therapy by the American Physical Therapy Association, has been practicing physical therapy since 2003. For more information […]

Help CARAs House Clear the Shelters on August 19

CARA’s House invites anyone and everyone seeking to add a four-legged member of the family to join us at the facility on Airline Hwy, in Sorrento.  It’s going to be a great day and we hope you can spend it with us.

Planning Commission requests $450,000 to fund Land Use Plan

Ascension’s Planning Commission adopted a resolution to request $450,000 from the Parish Council in order to fund a Land Use Plan at its August 9 meeting.  Planning Director Jerome Fournier corrected Chairman Matt Pryor’s erroneous statement that the current plan was “done in 1994” asserting the 1998 document could benefit from an update.  The (nearly) […]

BR General Hospital “Major Use” revision accepted by P/Z Commission; on Council’s Thursday agenda

In a rarely (maybe never) seen Special Meeting of Ascension’s Joint Planning and Zoning Commission a Major Use revision was recommended for approval as Baton Rouge General Hospital plans a “micro-hospital” just north of the Hwy 73/621 T-intersection in Prairieville.  The site, approximately 1200 or so feet from I-10’s east bound on ramp, was approved […]

The Treatment and Management of Arthritis

On Tuesday, August 29th, at 2:00 PM at the Ascension Parish Library in Gonzales, Dr. Robert M. Moukarzel, an orthopaedic surgeon, will hold a seminar on The Treatment and Management of Arthritis.  Dr. Moukarzel is a board-certified orthopaedic surgeon with over 25 years of general orthopaedic skills and vast experience in orthopaedic trauma, joint replacements, […]

Three arrested for Internet Crimes against Children

BATON ROUGE, LA – Attorney General Jeff Landry’s Office has arrested three men on over 100 counts of child pornography.   “My office is dedicated to investigating and arresting criminals who victimize children,” said General Landry. “We will do all that we can to take child predators off Louisiana’s streets.”  Christopher Duverge, 22 of Bronx, […]

Ascension Tigers Select 16U team wins Tri-State Baseball title

Ascension Tigers Select 16U jumped out to an early lead over Mizuno Baseball USA Texas 16U and took home a 7-1 victory last Sunday. The team would take home the Tri-State title. Ascension Tigers Select 16U had 14 hits in the game. Mason Zeringue, Blunschi, and Jesse Miller each collected multiple hits for Ascension Tigers Select 16U. Dunn and Blunschi each drove in two runs to lead Ascension […]

Prairieville man gets 20 years pursuant to Drugs/Weapons plea

On August 7, 2017, Allen Causey of 38285 Josh Brown Rd. Prairieville, LA., age 41, pled guilty to the charges of Illegal Carrying of Weapons, Possession with Intent to Distribute a Schedule II Controlled Dangerous Substance, Possession with Intent to Distribute a Schedule I Controlled Dangerous Substance, Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon, […]

Free Seminar in Starting Your Own Business

Ascension Parish Library invites all interested persons to attend a free small business seminar, Starting and Financing a Small Business.  It is designed for individuals who want to learn what it takes to start and run a successful small business.  The program will focus on helping participants learn how to determine the feasibility of their […]

Graves Statement on HUD’s Flood Recovery Waivers

Congressman Garret Graves (R-LA) issued the following statement today after the Housing and Urban Development Department (HUD) provided the state of Louisiana some flexibility with respect to how federal disaster relief funding can be spent in response to the Great Flood of 2016, as requested by Graves and other Louisiana officials: “No two disasters are alike, and each […]