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AP Assessor awarded 9th Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting

The Certificate of Achievement is the highest form of recognition in governmental accounting and financial reporting awarded by the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States.  The GFOA is a … [Read More...]

JBE unveils Online Dashboard for Bipartisan Infrastructure Law projects

Today, Gov. John Bel Edwards unveiled a new website to help Louisianans learn about the projects and opportunities in their communities from the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law (BIL). The “Building the Bayou … [Read More...]

Ordinance criminalizing sale of Kratom introduced by Gonzales Council

Monday's meeting of Gonzales' City Council saw the introduction of an ordinance making the sale of Mitragyna Speciosa Korth (Kratom) a misdemeanor criminal offense inside the city.  According to Gonzales PD's … [Read More...]

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Latest Education Headlines

APL joins Department of Health in Health Fair, Saturday at Gonzales branch

Whether you are maintaining your health goals or looking to set new and improved goals, don’t miss your opportunity to be wise and well at APL at our health and wellness fair. Ascension Parish Library, in … [Read More...]

Ascension educators among semifinalists for Teacher/Principal of Year

The Louisiana Department of Education announced today its 2024 Teacher and Principal of the Year semifinalists and New Teacher of the Year finalists. These 57 teachers and principals represent schools and … [Read More...]

Petco Love and Cara’s House host free Pet Vaccination Event (Sunday)

As Part of Petco Love’s Initiative to Provide Another One Million Free Pet Vaccines, Cara’s House Will Host Vaccine Event, March 26, 2023, in Ascension Parish Cara’s House will provide free vaccinations for … [Read More...]

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Latest Announcements Headlines

AP Trash Bash ’23 needs volunteers (April 22)

On April 22, 2023, from 8 am – 12 pm, Ascension Parish will host its annual Trash Bash as part of Keep Louisiana Beautiful Week. This event is designed to bring together the community to help clean up and … [Read More...]

Walker man facing 5 years for threatening Florida legislator

United States Attorney Ronald C. Gathe, Jr. announced that Charles T. Germany, age 52, of Walker, Louisiana, pled guilty before Chief Judge Shelly D. Dick to interstate transmission of a threat to injure … [Read More...]

Test your DIY skills at Dutchtown Library on Saturday

Ready for a hare raising good time? Hop over to Ascension Parish Library in Dutchtown on Saturday, March 25, at 10:00am to test your DIY skills. Get ready for spring and add this charming bunny door hanger to … [Read More...]

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Latest Lagniappe Headlines

Haven of Ascension Marketplace vendors for Saturday

Haven of Ascension's Marketplace is scheduled for Saturday, March 25 with another roster of local vendors scheduled.  Come by from 9:00 a.m. through 1:00 p.m. to support these creative businesses: AJ's … [Read More...]

March into Art Exhibit now open for public viewing

The River Region Art Association is happy to announce their "March into Art Exhibit" is now open to the public for viewing. This year's "March into Art Exhibit" is sponsored by the City of Gonzales. Nearly 150 … [Read More...]

Shawn Wilson’s best chance at governorship is a runoff with Jeff Landry

In a JMC Analytics poll conducted at the behest of candidate for Attorney General John Belton from March 6-8, the lead question concerned the gubernatorial race featuring seven names.  The lone Democrat, former … [Read More...]

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Letters to the Editor

February Guilty Pleas in Ascension Parish

During the month of February 2023, the following defendants pled guilty to various charges and were sentenced in the 23rd Judicial District Court-Ascension Parish: Caige Poche, 44355 Braud St. Sorrento, … [Read More...]

Letter: 340B Drug Pricing Program in need of reform

Louisianans with hepatitis C are more likely to face barriers to health care, making patient access to care a priority for organizations like mine that provide education, awareness, and support for patients … [Read More...]

Celebrate 29 years of African American History in the River Parishes

For the past 29 years the River Road African American Museum has been a vibrant learning environment for our community.  And now we're asking you to join in our anniversary celebrations with a cash donation of … [Read More...]

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