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Cointment proposes four-term limit on Ascension elected officials

Last week Ascension's Parish Council deferred an item to place a three-term limit on its membership and the Office of Parish President before voters.   Councilwoman Teri Casso, reiterating her intention not to … [Read More...]

Finance Agenda features Hwy 30 Economic Development District (Monday)

FINANCE COMMITTEE MEETING August 8, 2022 - 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 (5) … [Read More...]

CF Industries announces $198.5 million plan to produce Blue Ammonia

DONALDSONVILLE, La. –CF Industries plans to invest $198.5 million to construct a CO2 compression and dehydration unit at its Ascension Parish plant in an effort to reduce carbon emissions at what it says is the … [Read More...]

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Latest Education Headlines

Students/Teachers to access AP Library resources with Education e-Cards

Ascension Parish Library and Ascension Parish Schools have partnered to provide all students and teachers with eCards based on their school-issued ID numbers. These Student and Teacher eCards will automatically … [Read More...]

APs Superintendent’s message as new year School Year nearing

Dear Ascension Public Schools Family, As it always seems, the summer has flown by, and we are preparing to welcome our students to the first day of a new school year. It is always an honor and a pleasure to … [Read More...]

Superintendent cites “in-person learning” for LA students’ improved test scores

Scores up three points in math and ELA for students in grades 3-8, eighty percent of school systems improve mastery rates The Louisiana Department of Education released 2021-22 LEAP scores today that show … [Read More...]

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Latest Announcements Headlines

Donaldsonville City Council meeting agenda (Tuesday)

DONALDSONVILLE COUNCIL AGENDA TUESDAY, AUGUST 9, 2022 | 6:00 P.M. MEETING TO BE HELD IN COUNCIL CHAMBERS The Donaldsonville Council of the City of Donaldsonville will hold a City Council meeting on Tuesday, … [Read More...]

GOP Roundtable welcomes Ascension Chamber President (August 18)

Anthony Ramirez, President and CEO of the Ascension Chamber of Commerce, will be the featured speaker at the August Ascension GOP Roundtable, sponsored by Ascension Republican Women. The Roundtable will be held … [Read More...]

Gonzales City Council meeting agenda (Monday)

GONZALES CITY COUNCIL MEETING MONDAY, AUGUST 8, 2022, AT 5:30 P.M. AGENDA Call to Order. Invocation. Pledge of Allegiance. Roll Call. Presentation of Guest: (a) Open for Citizens of … [Read More...]

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Strategic Planning Committee meeting agenda (Monday)

STRATEGIC PLANNING COMMITTEE August 8, 2022 - 5:30 PM Gonzales Courthouse AGENDA (1) Call To Order / Roll Call of Commissioners (2) Invocation / Pledge of Allegiance (3) Chair's Additions (4) Public … [Read More...]

Gauthier Amedee Sharks advance to Championship Round

Gauthier Amedee Baseball has advanced to the Mid-South Regional championship round, beginning today, along with Tupelo (MS) and  Troy (AL).  That is by virtue of the Sharks' victory over the previously unbeaten … [Read More...]

APSO Arrest Report for the Week of July 28-August 3

Below is Ascension Sheriff's arrest report for the week of July 28-August 3: July 28 arrests: Cole Mincks, III, 26, 15275 Hwy 44, Gonzales was arrested pursuant to a bench warrant; Travis Cargo, 29, … [Read More...]

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Letters to the Editor

Construction on KC Road means road closure for three weeks

Construction has begun on KC Road at the bridge between LA 74 and Babin Road. A lane closure will be required today; however, starting Tuesday, August 9, a ROAD CLOSURE will be necessary. NO traffic will be … [Read More...]

Summer Boating Safety Tips from Sheriff Bobby Webre

"The Number One priority for every boater should be safety.  Make sure you are prepared for any even that could take while out on the water."-Sheriff Bobby Webre. Boat Sober:  Never boat under the … [Read More...]

Graves legislation aims to streamline housing assistance post-disaster

U.S. Representatives Garret Graves and Dina Titus introduced legislation – The Disaster Survivors Fairness Act of 2022 – that would streamline the assistance process and expedite short- and long-term housing … [Read More...]

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