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.

Voter Guide to Proposed Constitutional Amendments

With Early Voting for the November 6 Election beginning Tuesday, you will see six proposed Amendments to Louisiana’s Constitution on the ballot. AMENDMENT NO. 1:  Prohibiting Felons from Holding Office In 1998, Louisiana voters adopted a constitutional amendment prohibiting felons from seeking or holding elective or appointive office unless they had been pardoned or waited […]

Millennial questions entire Master Land Use Plan process

Dear Editor: As a millennial, I have no desire to stay in a community that is highly urbanized with poor infrastructure and higher flooding risk. The proposed Master Plan is more than tripling current residential densities. These increased densities in the proposed Master Plan for Ascension are being pushed in every scenario by CPEX. The […]

Louisiana Public Square: Veterans Back Home

Since 2001, 2.6 million service men and women have been deployed to support operations in Iraq and Afghanistan. Twenty-six percent of Louisiana’s veterans fought in these conflicts. The needs for these veterans are plentiful including securing employment and housing, and dealing with the mental rigors of transitioning from military back to civilian life. Louisiana Public […]

La Fete des Bayous Festival scheduled {October 25-28}

ST. AMANT, LA – Our Lady of Holy Rosary Catholic Church will host its third annual La Fête des Bayous festival the weekend of October 25-28, 2018 at 44450 Hwy. 429 St. Amant, LA 70774. This year’s festival will include: a jambalaya and gumbo cook-off, a car show, a live and silent auction, a kids’ fishing tournament, rides, games, […]

Guilty Pleas for the Week of October 8-12

During the week of October 8-October 12, 2018, the following defendants pled guilty to various charges and were sentenced in the 23rd Judicial District Court; Ascension Parish: Rustin Guillot, 355 Hood St. Donaldsonville, LA., age 28, pled guilty to Auto Burglary and was sentenced to 6 years with the Louisiana Department of Corrections with credit for […]

EAHS 7th Annual Mattress Sale Fundraiser (10/27)

Did you know the average home in the United States has 4 mattresses in it?  I bet you may have one you could replace!  Lucky for you, we have a great option to help! SAVE THE DATE: SATURDAY, OCTOBER 27th , 9AM-5PM – Mattress Sale Fundraiser @ EAHS!  We will have a mattress showroom set up at East Ascension High School […]

Special Education Coordinator Mia McDaniel receives State Award for Excellence

Special Education Coordinator Mia McDaniel (center) poses with current and former Ascension colleagues after receiving the Elizabeth Stokes Borel Award for Excellence. Pictured from left: (Front) Mary Bourgeois, Stacey Keller, Alycia Patty, Regina Wetherspoon, Lorie Hebert, Bridget Link, Amy Tullier, Mia McDaniel, Amanda Bullman, Patti Dietrich, Chelsi Daquanno, Sunny Daigle (Back) Ashley Fernandez, Tarina Cheramie, […]

Sign up now for EA/STA Ryder Cup (10/29)

2018 EA vs STA RYDER CUP  SHOOT OUT Monday October 29th @ Pelican Point – Links & Lakes Courses  All Proceeds Will Benefit Both High Schools Format….2 Person Scramble/Match Play Lunch and Registration….11:00 AM Tee Time….12:00 PM Shotgun Start Mulligan….1 Per Player included in tournament fee Team captains will determine matches.  Each match is worth 3 points, […]

CARA’s House collecting donations for Hurricane Michael victims

During the flood, people from all over reached out to help. Thousands of donations were brought to our community from different parts of the country. We would really like to be able to pay it forward to the people/animals that were hit by Hurricane Michael. PLEASE SHARE AND DONATE IF YOU CAN!!!  Some of these […]