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2019-20 Budget included on next Gonzales Council Agenda (4/22)

A REGULAR MEETING OF THE MAYOR AND COUNCILMEN OF THE CITY OF GONZALES, STATE OF LOUISIANA, WILL BE HELD ON, MONDAY APRIL 22, 2019 AT 5:30 P.M. AT CITY HALL 120 S. IRMA BLVD AGENDA 1. Call to Order. 2. … [Read More...]

Joel Robert on proposed drainage ordinance: “Let’s get it right this time”

Coming upon the third anniversary of the worst disaster in Ascension Parish history, our elected council is finally getting around to enacting law aimed at preventing the next Great Flood.  That is not to … [Read More...]

Female leader from BASF site in Geismar recognized nationally

BASF employee, Dana Scott, Maintenance and Technical Services Director in Geismar, Louisiana was among 130 women recognized nationally through The Manufacturing Institute’s 2019 STEP Ahead Awards. Focusing on … [Read More...]

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Latest Education Headlines

Cajun Country Quilters: Pillowcase Class @ Dutchtown Library (5/9)

Attention sewing enthusiasts!  If you’ve ever considered learning to quilt, or if you’re a quilter already, the Ascension Parish Library in Dutchtown is the place for you!  On Thursday, May 9, 2019 at 10:00 AM, … [Read More...]

Republicans on House Education Committee block funding for local school districts

April 18, 2019 by Tom Aswell (Louisiana Voice) If you are a school teacher in Louisiana or if you have a teacher in your family, here are nine names you should remember next October when voters march to the … [Read More...]

3,000 students to receive paid, On the Job Training this summer

BESE Approves 15 Groups to Provide Summer Internships to HS Students BATON ROUGE, La. -- The Louisiana Board of Elementary and Secondary Education (BESE) voted today to expand the Jump Start Summers program, … [Read More...]

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Latest Announcements Headlines

Special Meeting of Parish Council to approve 17-Item Consent Agenda (4/23)

SPECIAL MEETING OF THE ASCENSION PARISH COUNCIL April 23, 2019 - 5:30 PM ASCENSION PARISH COURTHOUSE AGENDA (1) Call To Order / Invocation and Pledge (2) Roll Call (3) Chair's Additions (4) Public … [Read More...]

Explore Circuitry with littleBits® (at Galvez Library on 4/27)

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...]

UPDATE: APSO reports Gonzales woman found, unharmed

APSO reports that Jessica Karasinski was found, and she is unharmed.  Below is the original release: The Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office is actively searching for 30-year-old Jessica Karasinski who was … [Read More...]

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Latest Lagniappe Headlines

APSO Arrest Report for the Week of April 11-18

Below is Ascension Sheriff's arrest report for the week of April 11-18: April 11 arrests: Coralee Daenen, 25, 45146 Bo Peep Rd, St. Amant was charged w/ Attempted 2nd Degree Murder, Illegal Use of … [Read More...]

Plea Agreement nets Gonzales man 10 years in Attempted Armed Robbery

Last week, Christopher Eidissen of 412 E Josephine St. Gonzales, LA., age 29, pled guilty to Attempted Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon and Attempted Armed Robbery. Eidissen was prosecuted by … [Read More...]

Guilty Pleas for the Week of April 8-12

During the week of April 8-April 12, 2019, the following defendants pled guilty to various charges and were sentenced in the 23rd Judicial District Court, Ascension Parish: Christopher Eidissen, 412 E … [Read More...]

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Letters to the Editor

Robbie Gautreaux promoted to Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Black Belt

I have trained at Gracie United under Robbie Gautreaux for the past 6 years. (Currently I am a purple belt). My whole family of 5 trains. Sunday, our Black belts, Rafael Ellwanger  and Jucao (Jucao flew in from … [Read More...]

Republicans on House Education Committee block funding for local school districts

April 18, 2019 by Tom Aswell (Louisiana Voice) If you are a school teacher in Louisiana or if you have a teacher in your family, here are nine names you should remember next October when voters march to the … [Read More...]

Corps of Engineers to host Open House on Amite River management (4/25 @ Galvez Library)

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District, is hosting an open house to share information and gather public input on the Amite River and Tributaries — East of the Mississippi River Flood Risk … [Read More...]

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