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APSO Arrest Report for the Week of November 19-26

Below is Ascension Sheriff's arrest report for the week of November 19-26 (NOTE: Ages of those accused were not included): November 19 arrests; Ahquainn Smith, 5247 Galaxy Blvd, Darrow was charged w/ … [Read More...]

Representative Kathy Edmonston prioritizing drainage

One of the priority issues facing Ascension Parish including District 88 is drainage.  I have received numerous calls in 2020 related to high water around homes and in roads in the Gonzales area which have led … [Read More...]

Monthly rate increase will allow Gonzales to pay off sewer treatment loan

Gonzales' Council enacted an ordinance on Monday to raise the minimum monthly residential service rates, from $10.00 to $19.50, to pay off the low-interest (.95%) loan to upgrade to the city's sewer treatment … [Read More...]

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Latest Education Headlines

APL: Snowflake Packets for Adults at your local branch (12/7)

What’s Christmas without snowflakes? Join the Ascension Parish Library and let your hidden talent be expressed as you enjoy working with various beads. You will be achieving a unique one-of-a-kind creation, … [Read More...]

AP Schools 12th Grade Students of the Year

Ascension Public Schools Ascension Public Schools announces the 2020-21 Students of the Year for fifth, eighth, and twelfth grades. These outstanding students will be recognized at the Jan. 5, 2021, Ascension … [Read More...]

AP Schools to continue operating within Phase 3 guidelines

November 25, 2020 Dear Ascension Public Schools Family, Yesterday, Governor John Bel Edwards issued a new Executive Order for Louisiana’s response to COVID-19. During his press conference, he complimented … [Read More...]

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Latest Announcements Headlines

Donations accepted for Sherriff Bobby Webre’s Christmas Crusade

We are so excited to partner with Volunteer Ascension and Rotary Club of Greater Ascension to help raise funds for our Christmas Crusade Program. Thank you in advance for your … [Read More...]

Drug Take Back Boxes available to Louisianans in preparation for Holiday Activities

The holiday season is upon us; and as families prepare to give thanks and celebrate, Attorney General Jeff Landry encourages everyone to take an easy action to help keep their loved ones safe: dropping off … [Read More...]

Parish Council recognizes Ascension Outlaws

The Ascension Parish Council took time out of its November 19 meeting to recognize an outstanding group of student athletes for their accomplishments. The “Ascension Outlaws 2030” is a USSSA 8U (eight years … [Read More...]

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Latest Lagniappe Headlines

Galvez man arrested on attempted second-degree murder charge

Shortly after midnight on November 30, deputies responded to a nearby hospital about someone who had been stabbed. As the investigation continued, it was learned that 19-year-old Gage Schouest of Galvez had … [Read More...]

D’ville man third arrested for drive-by shooting in October

21-year-old Jacoby Green of Donaldsonville was arrested on November 26 and charged with second-degree murder, attempted second-degree murder, illegal use of weapons, aggravated second-degree battery, aggravated … [Read More...]

APL presents: Diamond Dotz Greeting Cards (Tuesday)

Want to add some sparkle to your holiday greeting cards?  Visit any of our Ascension Parish Library locations during the month of December to pick up your craft and join us on our YouTube channel as we create … [Read More...]

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Letters to the Editor

Ascension partners with Ochsner to offer free COVID-19 testing

Ascension Parish President Clint Cointment announced today that the Parish has partnered with Ochsner Health System to offer free COVID-19 testing at Lamar-Dixon Expo Center. “I am very pleased to once again … [Read More...]

Did Joe Biden beat Donald Trump? Take the latest Pelican Poll.

More than 156 MILLION votes were cast, according to the numbers submitted by 50 states, in the November 3 presidential election.  That is better than a 22-million vote increase from 2016, an extraordinary 14% … [Read More...]

JBE on SCOTUS declining to hear challenge to COVID mitigation measures

Gov. John Bel Edwards issued the following statement following the United States Supreme Court denying a motion to hear the case of Spell v. Edwards, which sought to overturn the Governor’s mitigation … [Read More...]

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