Latest Business Headlines

New courthouse progressing

Ascension's new courthouse, being constructed on E. Worthey Road in Gonzales next to the Ascension Parish Governmental Complex, across the street from East Ascension High School, is proceeding apace.  The photo … [Read More...]

LA Department of Revenue announces Sales Tax Relief due to COVID-19

Additional Sales Tax Relief Provisions Related to COVID-19 On May 14, 2020, Governor John Bel Edwards issued Proclamation JBE 2020-59 to extend certain emergency declaration provisions related to the COVID-19 … [Read More...]

Cointment calls out Ascension Sewer: “If they could go it alone, they would have done so already”

After reading (The Advocate) article, I am compelled to respond to the statement by Bernhard Capital Partners, the power and money behind Ascension Sewer, LLC. Ascension Sewer declared its intention to build a … [Read More...]

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Latest Education Headlines

Early Child Care Providers to receive supplies for healthy reopening

The Louisiana Department of Education today announced all 1,649 child care providers in Louisiana will soon receive supplies to help them ensure the health and safety of staff and children as the state … [Read More...]

Superintendent update on High School graduations

Dear Ascension Public Schools Families, This message is to provide an update about high school graduation ceremonies this week. So far, it looks like the weather may allow us to continue our plans for … [Read More...]

LPB: Girl’s Virtual Road Trip to the Museum! (sign up now)

Sign up for LPB’s Girls Virtual Road Trip to the Museum! A day of online/interactive fun and special preview of Prehistoric Road Trip! Louisiana Public Broadcasting (LPB) is providing even more entertaining … [Read More...]

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Latest Announcements Headlines

Dustin Montelius promoted to OEP Assistant Director

Ascension Parish President Clint Cointment has named Dustin Montelius as Assistant Director of the Ascension Parish Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness. He was previously serving as … [Read More...]

SPUD for storage facility at Hwy 73 on P & Z meeting agenda (Wednesday)

JOINT PLANNING AND ZONING MEETING May 27, 2020 ­ 6:00 PM ASCENSION PARISH COURTHOUSE-Gonzales AGENDA (1) Call to Order (2) Roll Call of Members (3) Introduction of Staff (4) Chairman's Comments (5) … [Read More...]

Household of Faith is hosting Convoy of Hope (5/29)

Gonzales, LA-Household of Faith Church will be hosting Convoy for Hope.  This event will be taking place in the parking lot of HOF's Airline Campus on Friday, May 29th, 2020.  Convoy of Hope has 1,000 … [Read More...]

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Latest Lagniappe Headlines

Medicaid recipients in nursing homes entitled to keep stimulus checks

AG urges reporting of unlawful confiscation of funds Attorney General Jeff Landry is issuing a major advisement to nursing home residents and a warning to anyone trying to defraud them. General Landry is … [Read More...]

Orgeron leaves Casso holding the bag as Sewer Committee disbanding after one (official) meeting

Mercifully, the six-member committee created to negotiate with Ascension Sewer, LLC is on its way to oblivion, said committee having unanimously voted to disband at its first and only meeting on Tuesday.  It … [Read More...]

Arraignments in Parish Court to be staggered due to coronavirus

PARISH COURT NOTICE - Beginning June 1, 2020, all Ascension Parish Court dates with Judge Lanoux will proceed in person with social distancing in place at the courthouses in Gonzales and Donaldsonville. … [Read More...]

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Letters to the Editor

Phase 2 of Louisiana’s reopening next week? Governor could face legislative petition

On April 29 Shreveport legislator Alan Seabaugh circulated a petition, seeking 53 House of Representatives's signatures that could have overridden Governor John Bel Edwards' anticipated extension of the … [Read More...]

Gonzales P & Z to consider annexation of property (Monday)

CITY OF GONZALES PLANNING AND ZONING COMMISSION MONDAY, JUNE 1, 2020 AT 6:00 P.M. MEETING AGENDA Approval of the Minutes from the May 4, 2020 regular meeting of the Planning and Zoning … [Read More...]

Ten questions the Sewer Committee should ask Ascension Sewer

The Sewer Committee, adjunct to Ascension Parish Council's Utilities Committee, is scheduled to consider Ascension Sewer, LLC's proposal today.  The committee has demonstrated nothing like competence to meet … [Read More...]

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