Robert Debate appointed to Sorrento Council; Special Election set for October 12

A unanimous Town Council appointed Robert Debate to join the body Monday afternoon, filling the vacancy left when first-term Councilwoman Randi Sutton resigned earlier this month.  Debate, a lifelong resident of Sorrento who lived there prior to the town’s 1950s incorporation, attended the Special Meeting like he has done so many times before. “I’m going […]

Parish Government offices closed in observance of MLK Day

All Ascension Parish Government Offices will be closed on Monday, January 21, 2019 in observance of  Martin Luther King Day Offices will reopen on Tuesday, January 22

Donaldsonville City Council agenda (1/22)

A G E N D A DONALDSONVILLE COUNCIL TUESDAY, JANUARY 22, 2019​ ​6:00 PM​ ​ 1. INVOCATION 2. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE 3. ROLL CALL 4. PUBLIC COMMENTS 5. ADOPTION OF MINUTES (November 27 and December 11, 2018) 6. AGENDA AMENDMENTS 7. FINANCE REPORT/Sandra Cost Williams 8. MAYOR’S REPORT ​* Sheriff Bobby Weber * Call for […]

Special Meeting to fill vacancy on Sorrento Council, call election (1/22)

AGENDA SPECIAL MEETING OF THE MAYOR AND COUNCIL, TOWN OF SORRENTO TUESDAY, JANUARY 22, 2019 4:30 P.M., SORRENTO TOWN HALL Pledge Appoint Councilman to fill vacancy Adopt Proclamation calling for a special election

ACT bringing Shakespeare in Love to the stage (February 14-17)

Ascension Community Theatre’s next stage production will be “Shakespeare In Love.” The show runs February 14-17 and 21-24. Show times are as follows: Thursdays-Saturdays at 7:00pm and Sundays at 2:00 pm. The show is rated PG-13 and parental accompaniment is strongly recommended for viewers under 16 years of age. Synopsis: Young Will Shakespeare has writer’s block… […]

Jambalaya, Live Music, Raffle all for good cause at Coops [Hwy 621] on January 26

Missie Braud is currently being treated for kidney failure which came on suddenly and needs help. Hello, I am putting together a fundraiser for a local woman who is currently being treated for kidney failure which came on suddenly and needs some help.  We will be selling jambalaya plates live music and a raffle/live auction […]

Day of Service in observance of Martin Luther King Day 1/21)

River Road African American Museum, located at 406 Charles St, Donaldsonville, invites all to join in a Day of Service to honor Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr..

Council agenda includes Special Election for Sheriff’s Office call

REGULAR MEETING OF THE ASCENSION PARISH COUNCIL January 17, 2019 – 6:00 PM ASCENSION PARISH COURTHOUSE-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 – School Board Recognition Month (6) Parish President’s Report: (7) Consent Agenda Approval to increase […]

Laurel Ridge Levee lawsuit discussion added to Amended Drainage agenda (1/14)

EA DRAINAGE DISTRICT #1 BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS MEETING January 14, 2019 – 6:00 PM (Gonzales) AGENDA (1) Call To Order / Roll Call of Commissioners (2) INVOCATION / PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE (3) Public Comments Period/Additions To Agenda (4) ACCEPTANCE OF MINUTES a. Acceptance of minutes of December 10, 2018 as written. (5) ELECTION OF OFFICERS […]

Diez out as Director of LABI political action committees

BATON ROUGE, LA (January 8, 2019) – The Louisiana Association of Business and Industry (LABI) is pleased to announce its most recent addition to the political arm of the organization, John “Bo” Staples, who will assume the role of Director of Political Action Committees (PACs). His campaign ground game expertise will prove to be invaluable […]