2018 Master Gardener Class scheduled

The LSU AgCenter and Ascension Parish Master Gardeners will be hosting a Louisiana Master Gardener training class this fall.  The class curriculum is composed of approximately 40 hours of coursework.  The majority of classes will be held on Tuesdays from 9:00 am until 2:30 pm beginning on August 14 through the month of September.  Additionally, […]

Council to vote on Traffic Impact Study policy update (6/21)

REGULAR MEETING OF THE ASCENSION PARISH COUNCIL June 21, 2018 – 6:00 PM ASCENSION PARISH COURTHOUSE Ascension Parish Courthouse 828 S. Irma Blvd Gonzales, LA AGENDA (1) Call To Order / Invocation and Pledge (2) Roll Call (3) Chair’s Additions (4) Public Comment Sign- In Period (5) Parish President’s Report: (6) Consent Agenda a. Roads […]

Kanji Club today at Gonzales Library

Kumihimo, meaning “gathering of threads,” is an art taught in traditional Japanese schools and was held secret, until the invention of the kumihimo foam disk by Makiko Tada. Tada’s disk made kumihimo accessible to everyone and became very popular with crafters around the world. At this month’s session of Kanji Klub, on Monday, June 18 […]

Ascension Guilty Pleas for the Week of June 11-15

During the week of June 11- June 15, 2018, the following defendants pled guilty to various charges and were sentenced in the 23rd Judicial District Court-Ascension Parish: Bertran Fisher, 8370-32 S St. Landry Rd. Gonzales, LA., age 34, pled guilty to Unauthorized Entry of an Inhabited Dwelling and was sentenced to 2 years with the […]

Speed-vetting with Charter Revision Committee’s 56-item agenda (6/18)

MEETING of the ASCENSION PARISH HOME RULE CHARTER  REVISION COMMITTEE MONDAY – JUNE 18, 2018 – 5:00PM ASCENSION PARISH COURTHOUSE AGENDA  Call To Order/Invocation and Pledge Roll Call Public Comment Sign-In Presentation by Pat Brister, St. Tammany Parish President Revisit Section 3-06 – Appointment, Contract, Compensation and Removal (ABA Proposal) Section 4-07 Recess of Meeting (ABA Proposal) Section […]

Confessions of an Undercover Agent (6/19)

A native of Baton Rouge, Charlie Spillers spent 10 years as an undercover agent with the Baton Rouge Police Department and the Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics.  During his incredible career he dealt with criminals ranging from auto thieves to members of the Mafia, and battling corruption within the police department itself!  Following his undercover career, […]

Annual Dancing for a Cause set for July 14

Don’t miss Ascension’s one-of-a-kind event which goes to fund the great work done by The ARC.

Planning Commission agenda (Wednesday)

Planning Commission June 13, 2018 – 6:00 PM Courthouse East, 2nd Floor, Council Meeting Room Gonzales, Louisiana AGENDA (1) Call to Order (2) Roll Call of Members (3) Pledge of Allegiance (4) Introduction of Staff (5) Chairman’s Comments (A) CPEX Presentation – Master Land Use Plan Update (6) Public Comment on any Agenda Item (7) […]

Zoning Meeting agenda (Wednesday)

OFFICE OF PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT PLANNING DEPARTMENT Zoning Meeting June 13, 2018-Courthouse Annex – 828 Irma Blvd; 6:00 PM AGENDA 1. Meeting Called to Order by Chairman 2. Roll Call of Members 3. Minutes (A) Acceptance of the Minutes and the Written Decisions of the January 10, 2018 Meeting 4. Chairman’s Comments 5. Public Hearing […]

Two arrested in early morning homicide in Gonzales

Two people were arrested early Tuesday morning, June 12, in connection with the death of 23-year-old Christopher Goudeau who died at a nearby hospital Tuesday morning. According to Sheriff Jeff Wiley, deputies responded to a residence on Black Bayou Road in Gonzales at 6:10 a.m. in reference to a shooting. When deputies arrived on scene […]