Open House on Thursday to discuss I-10 widening; Bluff Rd bridge closing

DOTD stated purpose in hosting this event: “To learn  about the I-10 widening project and the related Bluff Road Bridge Closing.” Parking and meeting entrance are located in the back of Dutchtown HS’ campus.

Monday Home Rule Charter Revision agenda

MEETING of the ASCENSION PARISH HOME RULE CHARTER  REVISION COMMITTEE MONDAY – APRIL 23, 2018 – 5:00PM- ASCENSION PARISH COURTHOUSE (Gonzales) AGENDA (1) Call To Order/Invocation and Pledge (2) Roll Call (3)Public Comment Sign-In (4) Article V. Administration Section 5-01 The Secretary and the Treasurer Section 5-02 Chief Administrative Officer Section 5-03 Parish Attorney Section 5-04 Human Resources Department (5) […]

APSO taking back unwanted prescription drugs (4/28)

On Saturday, April 28 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., the Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office, Gonzales Police Department, and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) will give the public an opportunity to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding their homes of potentially dangerous expired, unused, and unwanted prescription drugs. Bring your pills for disposal to […]

Council agenda includes lengthy Consent Agenda

REGULAR MEETING OF THE ASCENSION PARISH COUNCIL (Amended) April 19, 2018 – 6:00 PM ASCENSION PARISH COURTHOUSE 828 S. Irma Blvd Gonzales AGENDA (1) Call To Order / Invocation and Pledge (2) Roll Call (3) Chair’s Additions (4) Public Comment Sign- In Period (5) Presentations Proclamation – to proclaim “Jared Moss Day” in Ascension Parish […]

UPDATE: Gonzales PD statement on EAHS bomb threat

UPDATE:  Update: A complete sweep has been conducted on all buildings and outdoor areas of East Ascension High School, and no bomb or materials for one have been found. Students are currently returning to classes.  This morning, a bomb threat was made against East Ascension High School. Due to the quick thinking of City of Gonzales […]

“Run to Ward” Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics

The Torch Run for Special Olympics will be held at the APSO, located at 828 S. Irma Blvd., Gonzales, on Wednesday, May 16 at 8 a.m. for check-in, run begins at 9 a.m. and will end at the Arc of East Ascension located at 1122 SE Ascension Complex Blvd., Gonzales. For this year’s torch run, […]

Consumer Alert: AG highlights Financial Literacy Month

BATON ROUGE, LA – April is Financial Literacy Month, and Attorney General Jeff Landry is offering tips on how Louisiana consumers may establish healthy habits while managing their finances. “Financial planning is something that people from all ages should take seriously,” said General Landry. “My office is happy to offer tips to consumers on how […]

Ascension Guilty Pleas for the Week of April 9-13

During the week of April 9-April 13, 2018, the following defendants pled guilty to various charges and were sentenced in the 23rd Judicial District Court, Ascension Parish: Dustyn Babin, 14126 Roddy Rd. Gonzales, LA., age 23, pled guilty to Simple Burglary of an Inhabited Dwelling and was sentenced to 5 years with the Louisiana Department of […]

Charter Revision Committee to consider “Governing Authority” on Monday

MEETING  of the  ASCENSION PARISH HOME RULE CHARTER  REVISION COMMITTEE MONDAY – APRIL 16, 2018 – 5:00PM Ascension Courthouse Annex-2nd Floor, 828 S. Irma Blvd, Gonzales AGENDA (1) Call To Order/Invocation and Pledge (2) Roll Call (3) Public Comment Sign-In (4) Article IV. Governing Authority  Section 4-05 Governing Authority Meetings Section 4-06 Quorum of Governing Authority Section 4-07 […]

Graves, Scalise applaud approval of Louisiana’s Gulf Exempted Fishing Permit

WASHINGTON, DC – Louisiana Congressmen Garret Graves and Steve Scalise issued the following statements today as the National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) approved Louisiana’s Gulf Exempted Fishing Permits, which signals significant commitment from the federal government to recognize the economic benefits and vitality of the recreational fishing sector in the Gulf of Mexico. The permit allows […]