Latest Business Headlines

Guilty Pleas for the Week of July 15-19

During the week of July 15 - July 19, 2019, the following defendants pled guilty to various charges and were sentenced in the 23rd Judicial District Court-Ascension Parish: James Jones, 8365 Debate St. … [Read More...]

Unanimous council adopts temporary ban on fill by resolution, Matassa promises no veto

A unanimous Parish Council adopted a resolution banning the placement of fill "in all areas not rated as Flood Zone X" for 180 days or until a Floodplain Management ordinance is adopted, whichever comes first.  … [Read More...]

CARA hoping to expand operations with new revenues, need governmental approval

The Parish Council's Personnel Committee convened Wednesday with an agenda that included discussion of "the Formation of Animal Services Department of Operations and Board of Directors."  The item caused more … [Read More...]

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Latest Education Headlines

APL Summer Reading Events (July 22-25)

Explore your world!  Ascension Parish Library invites you out to participate in our “Universe of Stories” Read to Me, Youth and Teen summer reading programs. Join us as we explore music, space, and more. We’ve … [Read More...]

Ascension Flight Soccer Club (Gonzales Soccer Club)-Registration open now

July brings a new soccer season in Ascension Parish with the newly named Ascension Flight Soccer Club, formerly Gonzales Soccer Club. Registration for the Recreational Soccer League is open and throughout the … [Read More...]

Books and Brushes at Galvez Library (7/23)

Come to the Ascension Parish Library in Galvez and make a great piece of art! We’ll show you how to use acrylics to paint a simple predesigned masterpiece. This program is intended for adults 18yrs and older … [Read More...]

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Latest Announcements Headlines

Ascension Sewer hosting Open House (7/23)

Ascension Sewer, LLC has scheduled an Open House to gather public input for east-bank sanitary sewer project. … [Read More...]

Milan, LeBlanc appointed Assistant Fire Chiefs for 5th Ward VFD

Chief James E. LeBlanc has made the following appointments for the 5th Ward Volunteer Fire Department in Ascension Parish - Tarrell M Milan and Derek James LeBlanc have been appointed Asst Chiefs of the 5th … [Read More...]

Keller appointed Captain of 5th Ward VFD (Darrow)

5th Ward Volunteer Fire Chief James E. LeBlanc, Asst. Chiefs Tarrell M Milan and Derek James LeBlanc are pleased to announce the promotion of Armando Keller to Captain of the 5th Ward Volunteer Fire Department … [Read More...]

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Latest Lagniappe Headlines

APSO Arrest Report for the Week of July 11-18

Below is Ascension Sheriff's arrest report for the week of July 11-18: July 11 arrests: Warren Arnold, 30, 33647 N Walker Rd, Livingston was charged w/ Theft, and Simple Criminal Damage to Property; … [Read More...]

American Legion Poker Run to fund new location [Saturday]

Post 81 of the American Legion Veterans Organization located in Gonzales/Ascension Parish is hosting a fundraiser Saturday. This will be the 2nd Annual event of its kind, and we need support. Some of you may … [Read More...]

Dutchtown/LSU grad recovering after horrific head-on collision; Visit Nick Harper’s Healing Community to help

I’m a teacher/athletic trainer at Dutchtown High for 18 years. Nick is a Dutchtown High graduate and recent LSU graduate in Electrical Engineering. On his way home 4 weeks ago another driver came directly into … [Read More...]

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Letters to the Editor

Pelican Point HOA makes donation to 5th Ward VFD

Fire Chief James E. LeBlanc of the St. Amant & 5th Ward Volunteer Fire Departments here in Ascension would like to thank the Pelican Point Homeowners Assoiciation for their generous donation this week to … [Read More...]

Kathy Edmonston announces candidacy for House District 88

Kathy Edmonston announces her candidacy for State Representative of Louisiana House, District 88.  The district lies entirely in eastern Ascension Parish and includes parts of Gonzales, the entire town of … [Read More...]

Casso assesses council tenure, the future

We posed the following questions to Council Chairwoman Teri Casso: How would you characterize Teri Casso's 7.5 years on the council (of what are you most proud, any regrets, etc)? What do you hope to … [Read More...]

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