Ferns for Landscape and Patio: LSU AgCenter at Gonzales Library (8/28)

The Ascension Parish Master Gardeners Association under the direction of the LSU AgCenter is holding its fall library series of educational workshops at the Ascension Parish Library with gardening and landscaping tips geared to both novice and advanced gardeners. Ferns for the Landscape and Patio:  August 28, 6:30 PM, Gonzales Over the years, there has […]

Parish UPDATES Road Lighting District #6 Map

UPDATE:  It seems the map supposed to depict Road Lighting District #6 failed to include all acreage, including T-Joe Gonzales Park in the city, within the district.  The updated map is depicted above. According to personnel at the Assessors Office it utilized the old map for assessments meaning certain parcels within the Lighting District have […]

St. Theresa of Avila Catholic Church to celebrate centennial

GONZALES, LA–  St. Theresa of Avila Catholic Church will begin the celebration of its centennial with a parish wide weekend event the week-end of October 13-14. An outdoor Mass is planned for 11:30 on Sunday which will combine the 11:30 and 2:30 Masses. Following Mass a parish celebration that will take place on the Church […]

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 […]

Arrest made in fatal accident this morning

As a result of local media coverage and tips from the public, Troopers have made an arrest in the fatal hit and run crash that took the life of 31-year-old Christian Martinez of Kenner. Shortly after 1:00 pm, Troopers arrested 29-year-old Brittany Mackie of Prairieville. Mackie will be booked into the Ascension Parish Jail for […]

Parish UPDATES Road Lighting District #6 Map

UPDATE:  It seems the map supposed to depict Road Lighting District #6 failed to include all acreage, including T-Joe Gonzales Park in the city, within the district.  The updated map is depicted above. According to personnel at the Assessors Office it utilized the old map for assessments meaning certain parcels within the Lighting District have […]

The Ascension Fund awards $48,500 in grants to educators

From left:  Gonzales Primary Assistant Principal Moquita Winey, Ascension Fund Board Member Sherrie Despino, Carlie Lambert, Phaedra Early, Lindsey Keller, Ascension Fund Board Member Donald Songy and Gonzales Primary Principal Dr. Roddy Melancon Gonzales, La. –The Ascension Fund Board, sponsors and volunteers managed to surprise teachers at 19 schools across Ascension Parish with the news […]

APSO Arrest Report for the Week of August 2-9

Below is Ascension Sheriff’s arrest report for the week of August 2-9: August 2 arrests: Jason P. Landry, 35, 1305 St. Vincent St, Donaldsonville was charged w/ (2 counts) Resisting an Officer, and Entry on or Remaining after being Forbidden; Phillip Willie, 44, 17043 Jamestowne Dr, Prairieville was charged w/ Illegal Possession of Stolen Things, Parole Violation, […]

Spanish Lake Primary’s new principal, other leadership positions announced

Donaldsonville, La. — Ascension Public Schools announces the appointments of Laura Gilbert as Principal of Spanish Lake Primary, Erin Holley as Assistant Principal of Spanish Lake Primary and Loretta Moody as Assistant Principal of Dutchtown Primary. “We are always happy to celebrate moments when our employees are provided new opportunities for more responsibility.  These three outstanding educators […]

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.