Kanji Club at Gonzales Library (8/20)

They’re whispered around campfires, shared on the internet, and passed from generation to generation. Whether it’s the story of the Slender Man, Kuchisake Onna, or any other spooky tale, urban legends spark fear in the hearts and minds of children and adults alike. At this month’s session of Kanji Klub, on Monday, August 20 at […]

Girls Scouts to introduce new gluten-free cookie: Caramel Chocolate Chip

When the 2019 Girl Scout Cookie season opens in southeast Louisiana next January, customers will be offered a new gluten-free cookie, Caramel Chocolate Chip, which joins the ranks of long-time favorites like Thin Mints and the Shortbread cookie. The chewy rich caramel, semi-sweet chocolate chip, with a hint of sea salt, will replace the Trios cookie […]

Geismar man gets 22.5 years in Vehicular Homicide of six-year old

NOTE: Louisiana Revised Statute 14:32.1 provides a sentence range of 5-30 years for Vehicular Homicide; and requires three years to be served without benefit of probation, parole, or suspension of sentence. On May 14, 2018, Kenneth Lewis of 37313 Cornerview Rd. Geismar, LA., age 30, pled guilty to Vehicular Homicide and 1st Degree Vehicular Negligent […]

City to unveil Gonzales Passenger Rail Station Master Plan

Gonzales, LA – On Wednesday, September 5, 2018, at 10:00 a.m., representatives with the City of Gonzales will hold a presentation in the Council Meeting Room at City Hall to unveil the new Passenger Rail Station Master Plan. A brief introduction will be given by City of Gonzales Mayor Barney Arceneaux, with City Engineer Jackie […]

ARPEC/ARW hosting Candidate Forum on Tuesday

The Ascension Republican Parish Executive Committee and the Ascension Republican Women cordially invite the public to a candidate forum for Republican candidates running in the November 6th election for Ascension Parish Court Judge and primary election for Louisiana Secretary of State. The event will be held on Tuesday, August 14, 2018 at 6:30 p.m. at […]

Ascension Parish Employees Earn Drone Pilot Licenses

Ascension Parish President Kenny Matassa announced today that two Parish employees have been certified by the Federal Aviation Administration as licensed drone pilots. Robert Bergeron and Marshall Courtney have each received their federal drone pilot license. The licensing process involves approximately six months of self-directed study which includes practice testing, followed by written and performance […]

Something for Everyone on LPB’s Summerfest

LPB’s Summerfest kicks off on Thursday, August 16 at 7PM with the much-anticipated season finale of Father Brown. Then at 8PM, celebrate the greatest hits from the best-selling album Rumours in an intimate Fleetwood Mac concert recorded in 1997. During the program, learn how you can be the lucky winner of a pair of tickets to see Fleetwood Mac in concert when they come […]

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 breast cancer screening).  Blood pressure and glucose checks also available. There will be food, music, and fun activities for the whole family so save the date.

Hwy 431 drainage work proceeding

We are happy to report that work on Hwy 431 has resumed… to the great relief of residents.

Free Seminar aids in Starting Your Own Business (8/15) at Dutchtown Library

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 […]