Second arrest made in vehicle burglary case from July

According to Chief Deputy Bobby Webre, Ascension Parish Sheriff’s deputies, with the assistance of the Louisiana State Police Narcotics Division and Task Force, and the Iberville Parish Sheriff’s Office, located and arrested 22-year-old Preston Sharp on Wednesday, August 15 in St. Gabriel. Sharp was one of two suspects wanted in connection with several vehicle burglaries […]

Ferns for Landscape and Patio: LSU AgCenter at Gonzales Library (8/28)

The Ascension Parish Master Gardeners Association under the direction of the LSU AgCenter is holding its fall library series of educational workshops at the Ascension Parish Library with gardening and landscaping tips geared to both novice and advanced gardeners. Ferns for the Landscape and Patio:  August 28, 6:30 PM, Gonzales Over the years, there has […]

Council agenda includes ordinance establishing presidents’ salary

REGULAR MEETING OF THE ASCENSION PARISH COUNCIL August 16, 2018 – 6:00 PM ASCENSION PARISH COURTHOUSE 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 “Cooper Smith Day” in Ascension Parish St. Elizabeth Update – Robert Burgess […]

Arrest made in fatal accident this morning

As a result of local media coverage and tips from the public, Troopers have made an arrest in the fatal hit and run crash that took the life of 31-year-old Christian Martinez of Kenner. Shortly after 1:00 pm, Troopers arrested 29-year-old Brittany Mackie of Prairieville. Mackie will be booked into the Ascension Parish Jail for […]

Donaldsonville City Council agenda (8/14)

AGENDA​ DONALDSONVILLE COUNCIL TUESDAY, AUGUST 14, 2018 6:00 p.m. 1. INVOCATION 2. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE 3. ROLL CALL 4. PUBLIC COMMENTS 5. ADOPTION OF MINUTES 6. AGENDA AMENDMENTS 7. FINANCE REPORT/Sandra Cost Williams 8. MAYOR’S REPORT ​* Discuss Wal-Mart back up generator for power outage ​* Road project payments to R.J. Daigle & Sons 9. […]

Crime Stoppers tip leads to arrest of attempted homicide suspect

Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office Chief Deputy Bobby Webre reports the arrest of 22-year-old Ronya Jones on Friday, August 10, after deputies received a Greater Baton Rouge Crime Stoppers anonymous tip leading to his location. Jones was wanted for questioning in an attempted homicide that occurred on Thursday morning, August 9. Deputies responded to Oak Villa apartments in […]

Gonzales City Council agenda (8/13)

A REGULAR MEETING OF THE MAYOR AND COUNCILMEN OF THE CITY OF GONZALES MONDAY AUGUST 13, 2018  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, July 23, 2018. Minutes of a Public Hearing […]

Highway 929 drainage repairs rescheduled

Ascension Parish Department of Public Works has announced that the drainage improvements scheduled for Highway 929 at Patty Joe Lane in Galvez have been postponed. The road will remain open.

Utilities Committee meeting agenda (8/14)

UTILITIES COMMITTEE MEETING August 14, 2018 6:00 PM COURTHOUSE ANNEX- COUNCIL MEETING ROOM AGENDA (1) Call to order/ Roll Call of Members (Chairman Randy Clouatre) (2) Invocation / Pledge of Allegiance (3) Chair’s Additions (4) Public Comment Period (5) Director’s Report (6) Approval of Professional Services Contract between Hartman Engineering and Parish of Ascension, to design […]

APSO searching for Donaldsonville man to question about attempted homicide

According to Chief Deputy Bobby Webre, Ascension Parish Sheriff’s deputies are searching for 22-year-old Ronya Jones who is wanted for questioning in an attempted homicide. On Thursday morning, August 9, deputies responded to Oak Villa apartments in Donaldsonville in reference to shots being fired at a vehicle but no one was injured. He is approximately 5 […]