Latest Business Headlines

Avoid scams on Census Day

Have you received your census packet yet? There is a law that requires you to complete it. The census provides critical data that lawmakers, business owners, teachers, and many others use to provide daily … [Read More...]

Overview of Small Business Paycheck Protection Program (and downloadable application)

The Paycheck Protection Program provides small businesses with funds to pay up to 8 weeks of payroll costs including benefits. Funds can also be used to pay interest on mortgages, rent, and utilities. Fully … [Read More...]

Parish to begin “clearing and grubbing” for Hwy 621 widening project

The signs of imminent roadwork are going up, both literally.. and less so... From the MoveAscension website: This 1-1⁄2 mile segment of the Roddy Road corridor from LA 935 (Churchpoint Rd.) to LA 621 … [Read More...]

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Latest Education Headlines

AP Schools looking for teachers (2020-21)

Ascension Public Schools is holding a Virtual Teacher Job Fair for all schools. Those wishing to secure teaching positions for the 2020-21 school year should apply now. "We invite you to become a teammate! … [Read More...]

Learning from Home with the Museum’s D-Day Continuing Education Course!

Explore the Allied Invasion of Normandy Online! ENROLL NOW ONLINE CONTINUING EDUCATION PROGRAM D-Day: The … [Read More...]

Department of Education issues guidance on Continuous Learning for Students with Disabilities

In response to the statewide closure of school facilities to students to curb the spread of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19), the Louisiana Department of Education today released a suite of resources to … [Read More...]

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Latest Announcements Headlines

Sorrento Council meeting CANCELED

Due to COVID-19, the regular scheduled meeting of the Town of Sorrento Mayor and Council for Tuesday April 7, 2020 has been cancelled. … [Read More...]

St. James Parish enacts curfew

Ascension's neighbor to the south, through which east and west bank residents must traverse to access opposite side of the Mississippi River, St. James Parish has enacted a curfew (the Sunshine Bridge is … [Read More...]

Advisory Memorandum on Identification of Essential Critical Infrastructure during COVID-19 crisis

NOTE: The following memorandum was issued by Christopher C. Krebs; Director of Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) on March 28. As the Nation comes together to slow the spread of … [Read More...]

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Latest Lagniappe Headlines

LA Congressional delegation on “maximizing Federal Funding” for local relief effort

NOTE: All six members of Louisiana's Congressional delegation signed the letter above. U.S. Congressman Garret Graves (South Louisiana) sent a letter today to Governor John Bel Edwards urging him to … [Read More...]

Nightly mosquito spraying continues in Ascension

Ascension Parish Department of Mosquito Control has announced that it will continue spraying for mosquitoes each night, but will not spray during the day or at individual homes until the Governor’s stay-at-home … [Read More...]

BR minister Rev. Howe Dewey Connem arrested for disregarding Guv’s stay-at-home directive

APRIL 1, 2020 by Tom Aswell (Louisiana Voice) A Baton Rouge-area minister has been arrested for violating the stay-at-home order of Gov. John Bel Edwards by continuing to hold services at his church but he has … [Read More...]

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Letters to the Editor

Governor extends Stay at Home order to April 30

April 2, 2020: Today I formally extended the Stay at Home order until April 30 as Louisiana works to slow the spread of COVID-19. It is absolutely critical that each Louisianan take this Stay at Home order … [Read More...]

Housing Crisis amid COVID-19 is harming (only) landlords

I want to address the government mandate as it pertains to Landlords and Fair Housing amid the Coronavirus crisis. Before I begin, I recognize the fact that safe housing is one of the most important things … [Read More...]

Dancing for a Cause 2020 has been CANCELED

Dancing for a Cause 2020 has been CANCELED. … [Read More...]

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