Dancing for a Cause lineup announced

The Arc of East Ascension Dancing for a Cause Committee announced on Thursday that line-up for its 2017 Dancing for a Cause Extravaganza. A meet-and-greet was held at Kamal’s Kafe Lebanese Cuisine in Gonzales, La.  The 10 Star Dancers will take the stage on July 8, 2017 to perform their professional ballroom dance numbers at […]

Mayor Arceneaux to establish committee to ensure accounting for Recreation monies

NOTE:  Gonzales Mayor Barney Arceneaux offered the following statement at the April 24 City Council meeting: Recently, questions have come up regarding certain city-sponsored activities and how those contributions are accounted for.  The City has a long-standing practice of contributing to various recreational sports leagues and activities such as the Jambalaya Festival.  The City has […]

1/2-cent sales tax to go before Gonzales voters on October 14; Recreation Committee to oversee accounting

Gonzales City Clerk led Monday’s discussion of a proposed 1/2-cent sales tax as Mayor Barney Arceneaux and the City Council indicated their approval.  It would have to be approved by the city’s voters and that would come on October 14 if all goes as planned.  The Council will take up a resolution on May 8 when […]

Arrest made in connection to Gonzales shooting at Municipal Park

Gonzales, LA – On Sunday evening, April 23, 27 year-old Jonathan Harvey was shot during a non-permitted fundraiser at Municipal Park in Gonzales. He was attending an event to raise funeral expenses for his recently murdered brother Clarence Harvey. On April 24, Melvin Sanders, 31, of 502 W Sixth Street, Donaldsonville, was arrested and charged […]

Brother of recent murder victim shot in Gonzales park

Gonzales, LA – At approximately 6:00 p.m. on Sunday, April 23,  City of Gonzales Police Department officers were dispatched to Municipal Park in response to a ‘shots fired’ call. Upon their arrival, officers learned that a non-permitted fundraiser was being held to assist with funeral expenses for recently murdered Clarence Harvey. An altercation between Jonathan […]

Five bills authored by District 18 Senator Eddie Lambert

Two weeks into the 2017 Regular Session of Louisiana’s legislature and District 18 Senator Eddie Lambert’s five bills are in committee: SB 76 has progressed through the Senate to the House Committee on Administration of Criminal Justice.  The bill amend the current law concerning appropriate venue for persons accused of Identity Theft which allows criminal […]

APSO Arrest Report for the Week of April 13-20 includes DWI for Senate candidate; Albert “Ali” Burl, III

Below is Ascens36, 15089 Kenneth Michael ion Sheriff’s arrest report for the week of April 13-20: April 13 arrests: Tod Joseph Braud, 46, 12075 Peter Bourgeios Rd, St. Amant was arrested pursuant to a bench warrant, and a fugitive warrant; Ashley Reed, 27, 38252 Cambre Rd, Gonzales was charged with Obstruction of Justice; Derek Allen Parr, Jr., 24, […]

Guy Mistretta named Dutchown HS Head Football Coach and Athletic Director

Geismar, La. – Dutchtown High School announces the hiring of Guy Mistretta as the new Head Football Coach and Athletic Director. Mistretta will be the second coach in the history of the Griffins program. He will be introduced at the April 18 Ascension Parish School Board meeting and will transition from his current position to Ascension Parish as soon as possible. […]

UPDATE on Gonzales shooting; suspect in custody; fatality identified; person of interest at large

According to Chief Bobby Webre, Donovan Darville has been located and is now in custody.  Darville is a suspect in a late morning shooting on Country Drive in Gonzales which resulted in one fatality.  The victim has also been identified as Clarence Harvey, 27, of Gonzales. The APSO is still actively looking for Jerald Wall […]

Bill Depew’s view of the current Doc/Aaron disagreement!

Watching from afar! The first question I asked one of the Top Three Administration Officials, under Tommy when I was hired was, “If you are required to make a decision and there is a Political choice or a Moral choice, which would you make?”. The individual hesitated for a long silent period without answering while […]