Latest Business Headlines

Shanie Bourg appointed as Registrar of Voters

Shanie Bourg emerged from a list of 17 applicants to be appointed Registrar of Voters on Thursday with a six-member majority of the Parish Council voting for the 50-year old Ascension native over two other … [Read More...]

AG Landry: Consumer Protection Week is time to learn about scams

From cars to houses and work to leisure, consumers spend big bucks each year for necessities and luxuries. Unfortunately, many fraudsters ply their trade wreaking havoc on these shoppers. In fact, Americans … [Read More...]

DOTD expropriates property for Hwy 44 roundabout; property owner responds by obstructing view of roadway

On January 28 Judge Alvin Turner signed the Expropriation Order whereby Louisiana DOTD takes possession of 1.445 acres in the southeast corner of the intersection formed by the junction of Hwy 44 and Hwy … [Read More...]

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Latest Education Headlines

AP Kindergarten Registration and Early Childhood applications begin March 15

Registration for Kindergarten at Ascension Public Schools and applications for Early Childhood seats will begin March 15, 2021. The application process for Early Childhood is to be done fully online, while … [Read More...]

APL celebrates International Women’s Day with Relaxation Packet (March 8)

In honor of International Women’s Day, stop by one of our Ascension Parish Library locations on Monday, March 8th, 2021 for a Relaxation Packet that celebrates life and female achievements. Our packet includes … [Read More...]

Prairieville Primary’s Reese Geraci is finalist for LA Student of the Year

Prairieville Primary School fifth grade student Reese Geraci is a finalist for 2021 Louisiana Elementary Student of the Year. Geraci is one of 21 students named today by the Louisiana Department of Education as … [Read More...]

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Latest Announcements Headlines

Gonzales Council to consider 2021 Property Tax Millage (Monday)

CITY OF GONZALES, LOUISIANA NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING Notice is hereby given that a public hearing/meeting of the City of Gonzales Council will be held at its regular meeting place, City Hall, 120 S. Irma … [Read More...]

CRPC to host online meetings on Ascension traffic (today at 12 and 6 p.m.)

Do you have ideas on how to improve traffic, roads, and other modes of transportation like walking and biking around Ascension Parish? Here's your chance to share your opinions! Visit for … [Read More...]

Louisiana moves to Phase 3, Mask Mandate remains until March 31

Following almost six weeks of improvements in Louisiana’s COVID case counts and a sustained decrease in COVID-related hospitalizations, Gov. John Bel Edwards announced today that Louisiana will move forward to … [Read More...]

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Latest Lagniappe Headlines

Major projects mired in litigation, EA Drainage to consider in Executive Session (Monday)

EA DRAINAGE DISTRICT #1 BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS MEETING March 8, 2021 ­ 6:15 PM-Gonzales AGENDA (1) Call To Order / Roll Call of Commissioners (2) INVOCATION / PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE (3) Public Comments … [Read More...]

Ascension moves into Phase 3, loosens restrictions

According to information received from the Louisiana Office of Alcohol and Tobacco Control, Ascension has met the benchmark to allow bars to increase their occupancy to 50% for inside … [Read More...]

APL’s Mobile Library schedule for March

Ascension Parish Mobile Library is back on the road! Bringing a wide variety of books, movies, and other services to a location near you!  Visit our Mobile Library at parks and community centers across the … [Read More...]

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Letters to the Editor

Louisiana’s Black Church – An LPB documentary premiere (3/9)

How has the Black church nourished Louisiana’s African-American community through centuries of turmoil? From the beginnings of Civil Rights Movement to the struggles for social justice and equity, Louisiana … [Read More...]

Acting US Attorney appointed for Louisiana’s Middle District

Ellison C. Travis has been appointed and sworn in as the Acting United States Attorney for the Middle District of Louisiana following the resignation of Brandon J. Fremin who had served as the United States … [Read More...]

Former Sheriff’s Deputy arrested on Child Pornography charges

Attorney General Jeff Landry today announced the arrest of a now-former West Feliciana Parish sheriff’s deputy for internet crimes against children. “Child pornography is a heinous crime that inflicts … [Read More...]

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