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If character really does count, Orgeron will resign from Parish Council

In the wake of Monday night's East Ascension Drainage District debacle, another in an established pattern of meltdowns by Corey Orgeron, discussions of the District 4 councilman's removal from the Governing … [Read More...]

AP accepting storm debris through weekend at Lamar Dixon

Ascension Parish is finalizing the removal of Hurricane Ida storm debris. Less than one week after the storm hit, debris removal crews started working 7 days a week, and they are just about finished the … [Read More...]

More delays to New River dredging project, weir replacement approved

East Ascension Drainage Commission emerged from its third Executive Session on Monday (well, seven of the commissioners did since Joel Robert and Corey Orgeron had bolted after a near altercation and Travis … [Read More...]

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Latest Education Headlines

Public Comment period for K-12 Social Studies Standards extended

The public comment on the revised K-12 social studies standards has been extended. All stakeholders are encouraged to comment on individual standards using the online form throughout the months of October and … [Read More...]

The ARC of East Ascension to hold Trunk or Treat on October 28

The ARC of East Ascension is hosting a Drive Thru TRUNK OR TREAT on Thursday, October 28 from 6-8:00 p.m.  Join The ARC at its headquarters, 1122 S East Ascension Complex Blvd (east side of Purpera Road in … [Read More...]

Honeywell Chemical Facility donates school supplies to Ascension/Iberville

Recently the employees at the Honeywell Geismar Facility donated much needed school supplies to both Ascension & Iberville school systems and Volunteer Ascension. We cannot to continue to thank Honeywell … [Read More...]

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Latest Announcements Headlines

La Fête des Bayous Church Festival, October 28-31

Our Lady of Holy Rosary Catholic Church will host its fifth annual La Fête des Bayous festival the weekend of October 28-31, 2021 at 44450 Hwy. 429 St. Amant, LA 70774. La Fête des Bayous kicks off with … [Read More...]

Rezone for 115-unit PUD on Gonzales City Council agenda (Monday)

A REGULAR MEETING OF THE MAYOR AND COUNCILMEN MONDAY OCTOBER 25, 2021  AT 5:30 P.M AGENDA Public Hearing to consider adoption on the following Ordinance: Ordinance No. 4165:  An Ordinance amending the … [Read More...]

Trick or Treat hours set for October 31

Ascension's Parish Council set the hours for Halloween Trick-or-Treating on Thursday.  October 31 (Sunday) from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm.   … [Read More...]

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Latest Lagniappe Headlines

The Experience of the American Veteran, a 4-Part Series on LPB

Exploring the Veteran Experience Across All Branches of the Service AMERICAN VETERAN, an ambitious initiative that traces the veteran experience through a four-part PBS series, begins Tuesday, October 26 at … [Read More...]

APSO Arrest Report for the Week of October 14-21

Below is Ascension Sheriff's arrest report for the week of October 14-21: October 14 arrests: David Reinhardt, II, 47, 37233 Hwy 621, Prairieville was charged w/ Theft, Bank Fraud, and Forgery; … [Read More...]

Seven arrested in St. Amant for drug charges after anonymous tip

According to Sheriff Bobby Webre, deputies executed a search warrant on a residence located on Gold Place Road in St. Amant on Sunday, October 17, after receiving an anonymous tip relating to drug … [Read More...]

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Letters to the Editor

Graves to Biden: Put American energy first

U.S. Congressman Garret Graves (South Louisiana) joined colleagues in raising strong concerns with the Biden Administration’s flawed policies to use foreign energy sources instead of domestic energy production … [Read More...]

Graves tells IRS to stop snooping into bank accounts

U.S. Congressman Garret Graves (South Louisiana) joined colleagues in working to stop the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) from snooping on Americans’ finances while infringing on our constitutional rights. … [Read More...]

Orgeron censured for “disrespectful behavior” to public

Thursday's meeting of Ascension's Council saw an agenda item added by unanimous vote to publicly censure Councilman Corey Orgeron who absented himself from the proceedings rather than face the music and take … [Read More...]

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