Latest Business Headlines

Robert takes issue with Dawson’s “untrue” campaign claims

Joel Robert is seeking to unseat Bill Dawson from the Parish Council, actively and vigorously campaigning "against the incumbent's record of ignoring the issues important to the people of District 2."  Robert … [Read More...]

Satterlee running on same platform: Infrastructure before Development

Prior to his election to the Parish Council, Daniel “Doc” Satterlee served one year as a Planning (and Zoning) Commissioner, at the end of which the outgoing council abolished the former nine-member body, … [Read More...]

Second defendant answers Matassa lawsuit, Berkley Insurance denies liability

Berkley Insurance Company, the second of two defendants to do so, answered the lawsuit filed by Ascension Parish Government and Kenneth Matassa seeking reimbursement of criminal legal fees incurred by the … [Read More...]

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Latest Education Headlines

Record number of Louisiana HS students earn college credit

More Louisiana students than ever before achieved scores that earned them college credit on College Level Examination Program (CLEP®) exams, according to data released today by the Louisiana Department of … [Read More...]

APSB Support Workers Job Fair (9/12)

Gonzales, La. -- Ascension Public Schools is hiring maintenance workers, bus drivers, child nutrition staff and custodians and will hold a Support Workers Job Fair on Thursday, Sept. 12, 2019, from 4 p.m. until … [Read More...]

STEM-focused Jump Start to provide Advanced Skills, college/career credentials

Louisiana high school students will soon have more options to develop skills in science, technology, engineering and mathematics, or STEM, to help them succeed following graduation, all while earning career … [Read More...]

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Latest Announcements Headlines

APL/LSUAg announce Fall Gardening Series

Gardening in Ascension Parish – Just Keeps Growing! The Ascension Parish Master Gardeners Association under the direction of the LSU AgCenter is holding its Fall library series of educational workshops with … [Read More...]

DOTD announces closure of I-10 lane Tuesday/Wednesday nights

I-10, eastbound and westbound, will have one lane closed from Highland Rd. to Hwy 73 starting Tuesday, August 20, 2019 through Thursday, August 22, 2019. Closure times are as follows: EASTBOUND Tuesday, … [Read More...]

President Matassa proclaims Jason Williams Day

Ascension Parish President Kenny Matassa has proclaimed August 15, 2019 as Jason Williams Day in Ascension Parish, to recognize him for his many athletic accomplishments, not the least of which is being elected … [Read More...]

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Latest Lagniappe Headlines

Understanding Osteoarthritis and Treatment Options @ Gonzales Library (8/29)

Osteoarthritis, one of the most common types of arthritis, is a degenerative joint disease caused by cartilage loss in a joint.  Can osteoarthritis be cured?  What treatments are available for osteoarthritis?  … [Read More...]

APL Outreach Vehicle schedule for August

Ascension Parish Library’s Outreach Vehicle rolls through summer, bringing a wide variety of books, movies, and other materials to a location near you!  Visit our Outreach Vehicle at parks and community centers … [Read More...]

APSO Arrest Report for the Week of August 8-15

Below is Ascension Sheriff's arrest report for the week of August 8-15:  August 8 arrests: Andreanea North, 24, 915 Elizabeth St, Donaldsonville was arrested pursuant to a fugitive, and 3 bench … [Read More...]

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Letters to the Editor

School Safety Tips offered by AG Jeff Landry

It might still feel like Summer throughout most of Louisiana, but Fall is fast approaching and our State’s students are back in school this week! “Making sure your children are ready for school is about more … [Read More...]

Ascension Community Theatre presents One-Act Play Festival (August 22-25)

Ascension Community Theatre’s next stage production will be the One-Act Play Festival. The One-Act Play Festival is a series of 6 one-act plays written and performed by local talent in Ascension Parish and … [Read More...]

Kathy Edmonston: Securing funding for Ascension roads is priority

Infrastructure was a hot button issue when Kathy Edmonston, currently a candidate for State Representative in District 88, served on the Ascension Parish Planning and Zoning Commission almost fifteen years … [Read More...]

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