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Eight elective positions on Ascension Parish ballots (November 8)

Election Day November 8, six weeks from today, when Ascension voters will cast ballots in three Congressional races along with five other elective positions. Incumbent Senator John Kennedy-(R), pushed to a … [Read More...]

Eight amendments to Louisiana Constitution on the ballot

Election Day is November 8, a Tuesday denoting federal contests being decided, when eight proposed amendments to Louisiana's Constitution will also be on the ballot. Constitutional Amendment No. 1: Do you … [Read More...]

Former commissioner, Julio Dumas seeks reappointment to Planning Commission

In August the Parish Council removed Ascension Planning/Zoning Commissioner Dwayne Bailey by a 5-4 vote, leaving a vacancy on the seven-member body.  Bailey's two-year term ending on February 8, 2024, seven … [Read More...]

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Latest Education Headlines

AP Library Bookmobile schedule for this week

Beep Beep! Here's where our Bookmobile will be this week. We hope that you'll come and check out all of the books, audiobooks, movies, and more that we have in store for you! #myAPL   … [Read More...]

Fall Storytimes at Ascension Parish Library

Babytime is a captivating storytime designed for babies from 0–18 months and their families. Babytime features interactive board books, various songs, nursery rhymes, and fingerplays. It is an excellent chance … [Read More...]

2022 EA/STA Ryder Cup set for October 5 (downloadable entry form included)

2022 EA vs STA RYDER CUP, part of Game-week celebrations culminating in the annual Shout-Out, is scheduled for Wednesday, October 5 at Pelican Point Golf Club.  Utilizing both the Links and the Lakes Courses, … [Read More...]

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Latest Announcements Headlines

DOJ awards APSO $28,412 crime prevention grant

U.S. Attorney Ronald C. Gathe, Jr. announced that the Department of Justice’s Bureau of Justice Assistance has awarded $253,191 collectively to the Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office, the East Baton Rouge … [Read More...]

Agenda for Gonzales City Council’s meeting on Thursday

GONZALES CITY COUNCIL MEETING THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 29, 2022, AT 5:30 P.M NOTICE OF A PUBLIC HEARING/MEETING: Adoption of Ordinance No. 4193:  An Ordinance Amending the Code of Ordinance, Chapter 19 – … [Read More...]

Arts Council accepting applications for new grant

Applications are now being accepted for the Everett G. Powers Fund for Creativity Award, established by the former Arts Council of Greater Baton Rouge CEO in celebration its upcoming 50th anniversary. The … [Read More...]

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Latest Lagniappe Headlines

River Region Art exhibit scheduled for Saturday

We are so excited to announce our Fall Festival of Arts, Community Art Exhibit this Saturday (October 1) from 4:00-7:00 p.m. We are so thankful to be open and back together again and hope you join us in the … [Read More...]

Ralph’s Market Fall Wine Gala at L’Auberge on October 20

It's time to get excited about the Ralph's Market Fall Wine Gala! This year's theme is Masquerade and we'll pulled out all the stops. The event will be held at L'Auberge du Lac Casino in Baton Rouge on … [Read More...]

APSO investigating fatal shooting in Darrow

According to Sheriff Bobby Webre, on Friday (September, 23) at approximately 11:56pm, deputies responded to a shooting on Neptune Drive in Darrow.  Upon arrival, deputies found a deceased male subject with … [Read More...]

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Letters to the Editor

Republican AGs oppose “Permitting-Reform” bill

Citing economic, legal, and procedural issues – Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry is leading a coalition of 18 states in vocal opposition to the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2022. The state … [Read More...]

Graves: Urgent reform needed to expedite infrastructure projects

Urgent reform needed to expedite infrastructure projects, solve energy crisis, create jobs and stimulate the economy U.S. Congressman Garret Graves released the following statement regarding the permitting … [Read More...]

Register now to Support The ARC’s Trunk or Treat 2022

Come join us and promote your business at this fun and SPOOKTACULAR event.  You are invited to participate in our annual Trunk-or-Treat Extravaganza. Come on out, park your car, pop your trunk, share your … [Read More...]

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