Latest Business Headlines

Gonzales Planning to consider 198 lots in Conway subdivision (Monday)

GONZALES PLANNING AND ZONING COMMISSION MONDAY, AUGUST 2, 2021 @ 6:00 P.M. PUBLIC HEARING OF THE PLANNING COMMISSION 1. Invocation. 2. Pledge of Allegiance. 3. Roll call. 4. Public Hearing to approve the … [Read More...]

Ascension Fire Departments receive insurance rebate checks

Ascension Parish President Clint Cointment spent the morning visiting all of the fire departments in the Parish to distribute portions of a fire insurance premium rebate totaling $504,183.91 from the state’s … [Read More...]

Development moratorium is only delay, real change requires new council members

Ascension Parish's Unified Land Development Code (ULDC), Subdivision Regulation and corresponding ordinances could do with updating as a nine-month moratorium on subdivision of property is in place.  The … [Read More...]

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Latest Education Headlines

Joseph appointed AP Schools’ Principal of Early College Option

Ascension Public Schools announces the appointment Nicole Elmore Joseph is the new Principal of Early College Option. “It is always an honor to recognize new leadership within this district -- a district … [Read More...]

Brent Ramagost named AP Schools Supervisor of Information Systems

Ascension Public Schools announces the appointment of Brent Ramagost is the new Supervisor of Information Systems and Technology. “It is always an honor to recognize new leadership within this district -- … [Read More...]

Simmons named AP Schools’ Supervisor of Child Welfare

Ascension Public Schools announces the appointment of Robyn Simmons, EdD as the new Supervisor of Child Welfare and Attendance. “It is always an honor to recognize new leadership within this district -- a … [Read More...]

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Latest Announcements Headlines

JBE reinstates Statewide Temporary Mask Mandate

Today, Gov. John Bel Edwards has temporarily reinstated Louisiana’s statewide mask mandate indoors for all people age five and older as COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations continue to rise across Louisiana, … [Read More...]

Parish Council agenda for Thursday

REGULAR MEETING OF THE ASCENSION PARISH COUNCIL August 5, 2021 ­ 6:00 PM ASCENSION PARISH COURTHOUSE-Donaldsonville AGENDA (1) Call To Order / Invocation and Pledge (2) Roll Call (3) Chair's … [Read More...]

APSO Back-to-School Bash (August 7)

Sheriff Bobby Webre and APSO will host the 2021 Back-to-School Bash on Saturday, August 7 at the Wag Center in Donaldsonville. … [Read More...]

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Latest Lagniappe Headlines

Ascension Parish Listening Tour at Oak Grove Community Center tonight

The Ascension Listens Tour will be at Oak Grove Community Center in Prairieville tonight at 6 PM. www.AscensionListens.com … [Read More...]

APSO Arrest Report for the Week of July 22-29

Below is Ascension Sheriff's arrest report for the week of July 22-29: July 22 arrests: Jose Ochoa-Lua, 47, 43497 Norwood Rd, Gonzales was charged w/ Domestic Abuse Battery (Strangulation), Simple … [Read More...]

Geismar Volunteer Fire Department honors Firefighter of the Year

Congratulations to our Firefighter of the year Lee Barbay. We celebrated tonight at the 46th annual Knights of Columbus Council’s Firemen banquet! Lee we appreciate everything you do for us and the community- … [Read More...]

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Letters to the Editor

APL workshop: Unemployment Compensation and Workers Rights (8/10)

Have you lost your job or had your income reduced due to COVID-19? Are you confused about your rights under the new federal COVID relief bill? Do you have questions about other workers’ rights issues like … [Read More...]

Survey Says: “Identity Theft,” AG warns against Social Media Quizzes

What is your super hero name? Which cartoon character is your doppelganger? Do you have above-average intelligence? Answering these questions online may sound like an entertaining way to pass time, but Attorney … [Read More...]

Cassidy, Republicans strike Infrastructure Agreement with Democrats, White House

U.S. Senator Bill Cassidy, M.D. (R-LA), one of the five lead Republican negotiators and a member of the bipartisan Group of 22 Senators, and the White House reached an agreement today to invest in American’s … [Read More...]

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