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Sewer franchise fee to be dedicated for Ascension Parish recreation

Contemplating issuance of an RFQ for a Parish Wide Recreation Master Plan, two Parish Council committees explored the means to fund recreation in the wake approval to sell Ascension's sewer treatment assets on … [Read More...]

APSO/LSP partnering for Click It, or Ticket initiative

Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office is teaming up with the Louisiana State Police and other law enforcement agencies for the National Click It, or Ticket initiative to take place beginning on May 24 through June … [Read More...]

JBE: Fully vaccinated no longer need wear masks indoors (in most cases)

On Friday Gov. John Bel Edwards announced that based on the recommendations by the CDC and in consultation with the Louisiana Dept. of Health, those who are fully vaccinated no longer have to wear masks indoors … [Read More...]

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Latest Education Headlines

APL: Using YouTube to Grow Your Business (5/20)

Learn the best practices for creating a YouTube Channel and compelling video content that promotes your products and services and drives engagement with your brand in this Grow with Google virtual workshop on … [Read More...]

Preserving Ascension Parish History event on Tuesday at APL’s Gonzales branch

Ascension Parish Library is launching a new ongoing project entitled A Photographic History of Ascension Parish.  With funding from the Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities, the library is asking for your … [Read More...]

Readers are Winners at the Library

Beginning Monday, May 24, readers of all ages are welcome to register online for Tails and Tales, Ascension Parish Library’s 2021 Summer Reading Program. Participants can earn prizes based on the number of … [Read More...]

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Latest Announcements Headlines

Pumps are on, Ascension Drainage employees are on Full Alert

In response to the massive amount of rain that has fallen on Ascension Parish this afternoon, Parish President Clint Cointment has place all DPW Drainage employees on full alert to be ready to deal with high … [Read More...]

AP Library presents Recollections of Donaldsonville (5/28)

Tune in to Ascension Parish Library’s YouTube channel at youtube.myAPL.org on Friday, May 28, for a virtual visit with Vincent “Cy” Tortorich, a native and resident of Donaldsonville. Tortorich, a retired … [Read More...]

Gonzales’ Lewis appointed to Louisiana Rehabilitation Council

Jessica Lewis of Gonzales has been appointed to the Louisiana Rehabilitation Council. Lewis is the director of the Statewide Independent Living Council. The Louisiana Rehabilitation Council listens to the … [Read More...]

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Latest Lagniappe Headlines

Memorial Day observance set for May 31 at Veterans Park in Gonzales

On Monday, May 31st, the Ascension Veterans Memorial Park Foundation will host a Memorial Day observance at Veterans Park, Gonzales, LA at 10 a.m. The Veterans Park is located at 612 S. Irma Blvd in Gonzales … [Read More...]

Landry supporting Arkansas law against Eugenic Abortions

Attorney General Jeff Landry has joined Louisiana to a coalition of 22 states in filing a legal brief at the United States Supreme Court in support of an Arkansas law that would prohibit abortions solely based … [Read More...]

Secretary of State Kyle Ardoin the keynote speaker at April GOP Roundtable

Secretary of State Kyle Ardoin was the keynote speaker at the  April Ascension GOP Roundtable at the Clarion Inn in Gonzales. The Secretary outlined the safeguards that are in place to ensure safe and accurate … [Read More...]

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Letters to the Editor

US Supreme Court declines to overturn non-unanimous Louisiana guilty verdict

NOTE:  The U.S. Supreme Court, in Edwards v. Vannoy, held that "The Ramos jury-unanimity rule does not apply retroactively on federal collateral review."  The opinion, handed down on Monday, recites the facts … [Read More...]

JBE’s Senate Committee testimony on Oil and Gas Exploration, Climate Change

Last week Gov. Edwards testified before the U.S. Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources about recent federal offshore oil and gas developments. Specifically, he will address the adverse impact that a … [Read More...]

AG Landry urges Facebook to abandon launch of Instagram Kids

Citing serious concerns about the safety of children and the harm social media poses to young people, Attorney General Jeff Landry has joined a bipartisan coalition of 44 attorneys general urging Facebook to … [Read More...]

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