Casso the Keynote Speaker at Ascension Republican Women Christmas luncheon

Teri Casso, Executive Director of St. Elizabeth Foundation, will be the featured speaker at the Ascension Republican Women Christmas/Installation Luncheon on Thursday, December 13th at 11:30 a.m. at SNO’s Seafood and Steak Restaurant, 13131 Airline Hwy., Gonzales, LA 70737 (11:30 to 12:00 – Meet and Greet; Noon. – Event)   Teri Casso, who represents District 8 on the Ascension Parish Council and is the former […]

Donaldsonville City Council agenda (11/27)

AGENDA DONALDSONVILLE COUNCIL TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 27, 2018 6:00 P.M. 1. INVOCATION 2. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE 3. ROLL CALL 4. PUBLIC COMMENTS 5. ADOPTION OF MINUTES (October 23, 2018) 6. AGENDA AMENDMENTS 7. MAYOR’S REPORT ​1. Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office monthly report ​2. Public Works report/ Spencer Harvey ​3. Fire Department report/Fire Chief James McDonald ​4. […]

Lego Club to meet at Donaldsonville Library

Whether you are a first time builder or a master at Lego construction, you are sure to have a fun time putting the pieces together at Ascension Parish Library’s Lego Club.  Try to construct our Lego Challenge or simply build whatever you like on December 1, 2018 at 11:00 AM in Donaldsonville.  We provide the […]

APSO Arrest Report for the Week of November 8-15

Below is Ascension Sheriff’s arrest report for the week of November 8-15: November 8 arrests: Heidi Albritton, 34, 223 Milano St, Garyville was charged w/ Probation Violation; Pete Cipponari, 38, 631 W Call St, Tallahassee FL was charged w/ Disturbing the Peace; Trevor Madere, 25, 12374 John Lambert Rd, Gonzales was charged w/ Theft, Possession of Methamphetamine, and […]

APSO makes arrest on vehicle burglary case

According to Chief Deputy Bobby Webre, the Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office arrested Cayden Dupree, 18, on six counts simple burglary, five counts attempted simple burglary, criminal trespassing, and possession of marijuana. On Thursday, November 15, deputies responded to Autumnview Drive in reference to a male pulling on vehicle door handles in the area. Deputies arrived […]

West Ascension Water Services urge preparation for cold weather

Officials with Parish Utilities of Ascension and ACUD #1 are urging their water customers, serving the city of Donaldsonville and unincorporated West Ascension, and everyone, to prepare for the expected freezing temperatures in the coming days. According to the National Weather Service, low temperatures in Ascension Parish are expected to be in the upper 20s […]

Staff recommends “Denial” of two Commercial rezone requests

EDITOR’s NOTE:  Two applications have been made for rezoning of tracts north of Cornerview Rd, just west of the I-10 overpass, from “Medium Intensity Residential” to “Mixed Use Corridor”.  The requests affect a total of 15.4 acres.  Land Use Statement in tonight’s meeting packet declares: Medium Intensity Residential (RM)-This district is designated for residential development, […]

Strategic Planning tackles preliminary plat contingencies/detention ponds (11/8)

STRATEGIC PLANNING COMMITTEE November 8, 2018 @ 6:30 PM COURTHOUSE ANNEX- COUNCIL MEETING ROOM (Gonzales) AGENDA (1) Call to order/ Roll Call of Members (2) Invocation / Pledge of Allegiance (3) Chair’s Additions (4) Public Comment Period (5) Approval of the October 11, 2018 Strategic Planning Minutes (6) To consider requesting a study be done […]

Two years and counting…still no Floodplain Management on EA Drainage agenda

EA DRAINAGE DISTRICT #1 BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS MEETING November 5, 2018 – 6:00 PM Courthouse East, 2nd floor, 828 Irma Blvd. Gonzales, LA 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 October […]

Devin Lance Graham is the Independent candidate for Congress, District 6

I am Devin Lance Graham. I am writing to share my contact information, my opinions, and my goals.  I hope that this is informative as you prepare to cast your ballot either on Tuesday November 6, 2018 or during the early voting period. The seat that I am seeking is for the Sixth Louisiana Congressional […]