Latest Business Headlines

Employee morale, subdivision over-development among topics at President Candidate Forum

The fourth (there's one more scheduled, sponsored by the Chamber of Commerce for September 25) Parish President Candidate Forum was held at the Galvez Library on Tuesday.  Five questions, similar to those at … [Read More...]

$4.2 Million in Impact Fees being shifted to actual road projects; Juvenile Detention fund up to $3,651,340

Adopted in April 2016 by a unanimous Parish Council, Transportation Impact Fees owed by every new construction have generated $7,064,020 according to Planning Director Jerome Fournier.  Separated into three … [Read More...]

Cheryl Malbrough challenging the ultimate insider for District 5 council seat

A review of Dempsey Lambert's most recent campaign finance report tells voters in District 5 all they need to know.  If you are in favor of maintaining the status quo, Lambert is your candidate.  If you think … [Read More...]

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Latest Education Headlines

EAHS’ Tayia Williams receives national honor

East Ascension High School student recognized for superior academic achievement by the National Society of High School Scholars Atlanta, GA - September 3, 2019 - The National Society of High School Scholars … [Read More...]

RPCC’s John Sluder appointed to ATMAE Board

Gonzales, LA   John Sluder, Director of Technical Programs at River Parishes Community College (RPCC), was recently appointed as the 2-Year College Representative on the ATMAE Board of Directors. The … [Read More...]

Explore circuitry with “littleBits” at Dutchtown Library (9/21)

Make connections and create machines with easy and swappable circuit boards! Explore circuitry safely with littleBits® and unleash your inner engineer!  All littleBits® components must stay at the library for … [Read More...]

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Latest Announcements Headlines

Cram the Van for The ARC Personal Needs Drive [October 5]

The ARC is asking the community for their support. What:   Cram the Van (personal needs drive) Date:   Saturday, Oct. 5, 2019 Time    9am-5pm Where:  308 N. Airline Hwy Gonzales, LA They can also … [Read More...]

Banned Book to Movie: The Glass Castle at Gonzales Library

Banned Books Week is an annual event celebrating the freedom to read. First observed in 1982, Banned Books Week highlights banned and challenged books while encouraging patrons to exercise their right to read … [Read More...]

Road Infrastructure Districts (5) on Thursday Council agenda

REGULAR MEETING OF THE ASCENSION PARISH COUNCIL September 19, 2019 - 6:00 PM ASCENSION PARISH COURTHOUSE-Gonzales AGENDA (1) Call To Order / Invocation and Pledge (2) Roll Call (3) Chair's … [Read More...]

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Latest Lagniappe Headlines

APSO searching for missing Darrow man

The Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office is actively searching for 42-year-old Leonard Watson Jr. who was reported missing by a family member on Tuesday, September 17. According to Sheriff Bobby Webre, Watson … [Read More...]

Muscular Dystrophy Association fundraiser (9/26) honors life of Rachel Langley

On Thursday, September 26 Master Vac Industrial Services will be selling Jambalaya dinners to raise money for the Muscular Dystrophy Association and Canine Companions for Independence in memory of Rachel Alyse … [Read More...]

ARW attends Federation of Republican Women luncheon

Ascension Republican Women members attended the  Louisiana Federation of Republican Women Region 6 Luncheon, hosted by East Baton Rouge Republican Women at Juban's Restaurant.  U.S. Senator John Kennedy was the … [Read More...]

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Letters to the Editor

Sunday in the Park Fall lineup announced

BATON ROUGE, LA. September 16, 2019 — This Fall, the Arts Council of Greater Baton Rouge is bringing back the popular Sunday in the Park series! Sunday in the Park is a free outdoor concert series that takes … [Read More...]

Kathy Edmonston prepared to address “pervasive drug problems” as District 88 Representative

Kathy Edmonston has spent over two decades serving on boards related to mental health issues in our state.  She has served on both regional and parish boards for mental health.  With the pervasive drug problems … [Read More...]

Constitution Day commemorates signing of our founding document (232 years ago)

New Orleans, LA − The Louisiana Supreme Court will celebrate Constitution Day, Tuesday, September 17, 2019, by giving free pocket-sized copies of the U.S. Constitution to visitors of the courthouse located at … [Read More...]

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