Girl Scouts kick off summer of fun with Open Houses at both overnight camps

BATON ROUGE (February 19, 2018)— Is your girl ready for a fun filled summer at a resident camp, but you aren’t so ready to let your little bird leave the nest? Join Girl Scouts Louisiana East for its free Camp Open House at Camp Marydale in St. Francisville on Sunday, March 18 and Sunday, April […]

Life-size I Spy at Gonzales Library

I spy with my little eye….a lifesized I SPY game at Ascension Parish Library. Come and walk into a giant I SPY game, find the various items around the room, and collect a prize for playing the game. Families, drop by Gonzales at a time that works for you on Thursday, February 22 from 5:00 […]

St. Amant Boosters honor 750 Student-Athletes

St. Amant Gator Fans Wanted to take a few minutes and say thanks to the Booster Club Members, Parents and Members of the St. Amant Volunteer Fire Department that helped with the ‘Meet the Gators” this past Sunday @ (4:00 PM) in the SAHS Cafetorium. The SAHS Athletic Department and the SAHS Athletic Booster Club presented, “Meet the Gators” a Winter Sports Review […]

Relay for Life on March 10 at Cabela’s

On March 10, 2018, hundreds of participants will join together at the annual Relay For Life of Ascension Parish at Cabela’s to help the American Cancer Society attack cancer from every angle. The event starts at 3:00 pm. An event chair shares her story of why she relays. Hi my name is Jessica Dunnaway and […]

River Road African American Museum names Interim Director

After 24 years of preserving history in the rural communities along the Mississippi River, the Board of Directors of the River Road African American Museum announces that the institution is pressing forward with new exhibits and educational programs in 2018. The Board is happy to announce that RRAAM Co-Founder Darryl Hambrick has been appointed as the […]

Gonzales Middle School receives Math / Science Grant from ExxonMobil

On February 15, 2018, Gonzales Middle School was presented a $500 check on behalf of the ExxonMobil Foundation. Richard Oil, who owns several Popingo’s Stores in Ascension Parish, donated the funds which will be used for math and science materials for students. Pictured above: (Left to Right): Popingo’s Store Manager Alessie Jackson (whose children attend […]

No weapon found on EAHS campus says Chief Jackson

The City of Gonzales Police Department can confirm that no weapon was found on the campus of East Ascension High School during the arrest of a student Friday. Chief Sherman Jackson has confirmed that the juvenile who was arrested is a male student at the school. Jackson says the student made a threatening comment that was […]

Potential threat at East Ascension High School being investigated

Gonzales, LA – On Friday morning, February 16, 2018, the City of Gonzales Police Department received information regarding a potential threat on the campus of East Ascension High School. The juvenile who made the threat has been removed from campus and is currently in the custody of City of Gonzales Police Detectives. The school is […]

Gonzales Middle School Announces 2017 – 2018 Sweetheart Court

Gonzales Middle School held its annual Sweetheart Dance on Saturday, February 10, 2018.    6th, 7th, and 8th grade students were eligible to be nominated for Sweetheart Court based upon their grades, behavior, and overall attitude and were then voted on by the entire student body. Congratulations to the following: 6th grade Court: Front from […]

Music for the Soul at D’ville Library

The angelic sounds of traditional gospel music have reverberated throughout churches and places of worship in the Southern United States since the late 19th century.  These sacred songs serve as a soundtrack for the trials and triumphs of our everyday lives.  Come revel in the glory of all things gospel, as Ascension Parish Library in […]