Two Ascension Parish deputies graduate from CARTA 35

Ascension Parish Deputies Delacey Joseph and Kyle Melancon graduated from the Capital Area Regional Training Academy (CARTA) in Baton Rouge on Tuesday, October 17. “This graduation represents 11 weeks of hard work and resulted in all of these deputies attaining their POST certification,” said Sheriff Jeff Wiley. Capital Area Regional Training Academy (CARTA) is a […]

East Ascension HS Mattress Sale fundraiser scheduled for October 28

It is that time! Time to start spreading the word about the East Ascension High School 6th ANNUAL MATTRESS SALE on Saturday, October 28 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the E.A. gym. We currently hold the national record for most sold in a day at 300!  We would love to beat our own record and help our various teams and […]

Free Cancer Screenings offered by Live Well Ascension on October 28

Live Well Ascension to offer free cancer screenings, food and fun for the entire family (Gonzales, LA) Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center in Gonzales, in conjunction with the Gonzales Area Foundation, is providing free, convenient access to a host of cancer screenings at its inaugural Live Well Ascension event. Live Well Ascension will be held Saturday, […]

Support local 4-H Club: Order your Sweet Potatoes and Peeled Pecans now

  Ascension 4-H is taking orders now for sweet potatoes and peeled pecans.

Boucherie Festival scheduled at Lamar Dixon October 20-22

It’s that time of year again when the summer season begins to wane a bit and fall slowly creeps over the horizon here in Louisiana. While the temperature may still be hot, the fall festivals and car shows are even hotter. Coming up in October, the Boucherie Festival will bring three days of fun and […]

Versa Integrity Group ribbon cutting

Versa Integrity Group held a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony and Open House on Thursday, October 5th to celebrate the opening of their Baton Rouge area office located at 6070 Talon Drive, Geismar, LA. Versa Integrity Group is a full service Nondestructive Testing, Inspection, Heat Treating and Advance Services corporation. Attending the Ribbon Cutting for Versa Integrity […]

Clay Stafford stepping aside as Gonzales Clerk, Scot Byrd introduced

In keeping with his personality it was minimal fanfare during Clay Stafford’s last meeting of Gonzales’ City Council as City Clerk earlier this week. Stafford is calling it a career after nearly two decades.  His replacement was present to pick up where Stafford left off. Scot Byrd comes to the Jambalaya Capital of the World […]

What’s missing from Transportation agenda? Traffic Impact Studies…$$$ to band-aid Edenborne Parkway in Gonzales

TRANSPORTATION COMMITTEE MEETING October 9, 2017 – 6:30 PM Courthouse East, 2nd Floor, 828 Irma Blvd. Gonzales, LA 70737   AGENDA (1)          Call to Order / Roll Call of Members (2)          Invocation / Pledge (3)          Public Comment Period (4)          Committee Chairman’s Report (5)          Acceptance of minutes of September 11, 2017 meeting. (6)          Approval of Engineer […]

EA Drainage Board to “authorize” removal of New River weirs on Monday

EAST ASCENSION DRAINAGE DISTRICT #1 BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS MEETING October 9, 2017-6:00 p.m Courthouse East, 2nd Floor, 828 Irma Blvd, Gonzales LA 70737 AGENDA (1) Call to Order/Roll Call of Commissioners (2) Invocation/Pledge of Allegiance (3) Public Comment Period/Additions to Agenda (4) Acceptance of Minutes  (a) Acceptance of minutes, September 11, 2017 meeting as written. […]

Gonzales City Council agenda

A REGULAR MEETING OF THE MAYOR AND COUNCILMEN OF THE CITY OF GONZALES, STATE OF LOUISIANA, WILL BE HELD ON, MONDAY OCTOBER 9, 2017  AT 5:30 P.M. AT CITY HALL 120 S. IRMA BLVD. AGENDA Call to Order. Invocation. Pledge of Allegiance. Roll Call. Minutes of a Regular Meeting of the City Council taken, September […]