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Over $4 million of Transportation Impact Fee funds have been allocated

Every new construction in the parish is subject to Ascension's Transportation Impact Fee, collected at 70% of the statutory maximum after the last parish council faced some blowback from the development … [Read More...]

Main Street Recovery Grants exempt from state taxation

State Treasurer John M. Schroder announced today that Main Street Recovery Program grants are not subject to state taxes under legislation that recently became state law. Senate Bill 11 by state Sen. Kirk … [Read More...]

APSO Arrest Report for the Week of June 3-9

Below is Ascension Sheriff's arrest report for the week of June 3-9: June 3 arrests: Samuel Bell, 60, 332 Walnut St, New Orleans was charged w/ (2 counts) Theft; Jalyan Alexander, 21, 2211 S Ringer … [Read More...]

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Latest Education Headlines

AP Library presents Know Your Rights: Wills and Successions (Tuesday)

Louisiana has very strict laws that control where property goes after someone dies. If you have questions about what may happen to your property when that time comes, join Southeast Louisiana Legal Services … [Read More...]

AP Libraries hosting Small Business Seminar (6/16)

Join Ascension Parish Library on Wednesday, June 16 at 1:00pm on Zoom for this virtual small business seminar designed for individuals who want to learn what it takes to start and run a successful small … [Read More...]

Laura Freeman named Assistant Principal of Sugar Mill Primary

Ascension Public Schools announces the appointment of Laura Freeman as the Assistant Principal of the new Sugar Mill Primary. "It is an honor to introduce exceptional employees who are stepping into new … [Read More...]

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Latest Announcements Headlines

Subdivision moratorium scheduled for Thursday vote

REGULAR MEETING OF THE ASCENSION PARISH COUNCIL June 17, 2021 ­ 6:00 PM ASCENSION PARISH COURTHOUSE-Gonzales AGENDA (1) Call To Order / Invocation and Pledge (2) Roll Call (3) Chair's Additions (4) … [Read More...]

Ascension Parish announces Flood Debris Removal

Officials with Ascension Parish Government have announced that DRC Emergency Services will begin removing construction and demolition debris related to the recent flooding in the later part of next week, … [Read More...]

Gonzales City Council meeting agenda (Monday)

GONZALES CITY COUNCIL MEETING MONDAY JUNE 14, 2021  AT 5:30 P.M. AGENDA Call to Order. Invocation. Pledge of Allegiance. Roll Call. Minutes of a Public Hearing of the Mayor and City Council … [Read More...]

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Latest Lagniappe Headlines

AP Relay for Life scheduled for June 26 at Cabelas

Ascension Parish Relay for Life will be held on June 26, 2021, at Cabelas.  This year's event will take place from 10:00 am till 3:00- pm . It's not too late to participate or volunteer for this year's event. … [Read More...]

A tough night for Melancon as Commission holds firm on Riverton and Buzzard Roost

"If you actually watch the (March 9, 2016) meeting it's not confusing at all," assured Planning Commissioner Aaron Chaisson about Riverton Subdivision's 780-lot preliminary plat approval.  "I don't know why … [Read More...]

Two townhome developments DENIED by Planning Commission

40 citizens appeared in opposition of two proposed townhome developments at Wednesday's Planning Commission meeting...and both were rejected by the seven-member panel.  Longleaf Townhomes' 100-unit preliminary … [Read More...]

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Letters to the Editor

Carjackings on the rise according to AG Jeff Landry

Motor vehicles are the primary mode of transportation for many Louisiana citizens, and they are often essential parts of our lives. With carjacking rates on the rise, Attorney General Jeff Landry is warning the … [Read More...]

Check Your Mailbox! LA Treasurer just mailed $16.9 million Unclaimed Property Checks

State Treasurer John M. Schroder announced today that more than 76,000 people will receive Unclaimed Property checks totaling $16.9 million after the Louisiana Department of Treasury used data matches to update … [Read More...]

Make a difference: Become a Volunteer with CASA

As summer begins,  many children will enjoy  positive and lasting memories with their families. Unfortunately, there are many children in our community who may not have the same safe and nurturing experience. … [Read More...]

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