Latest Business Headlines

Judge Kliebert recused in Matassa reimbursement case

By Order of Recusal filed September 23 Judge Thomas Kliebert bowed out of Kenny Matassa's suit seeking reimbursement of criminal defense fees incurred to defend a felony bribery charge in 2017-18.  Matassa was … [Read More...]

GOP Roundtable’s new program agenda (Wednesday)

Below is the program that was planned for Wednesday at the Clarion.  The news at 5 p.m. today changed that when it was announced that Parish President candidate, Murphy Painter, dropped out of the November 16th … [Read More...]

Cointment wins Parish President’s election after Painter withdraws

Murphy Painter has withdrawn from the November 16 runoff election for Ascension Parish President.  Clint Cointment will be sworn into office the first week of January.   … [Read More...]

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Latest Education Headlines

Messy STEM: Fizzy Shapes & Squishy Soap at Gonzales Library (10-24)

Let’s get messy and have fun learning some science! We will make fizzy shapes and squishy soap at Ascension Parish Library in Gonzales on Thursday, October 24, 2019 at 6:00 PM. You’ll get to bring home your own … [Read More...]

St. Amant HS earns third National Award for Athletic Training Program

St. Amant, La. -- St. Amant High School is the recipient of the National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA) Safe Sports School award for its athletic training program. The award champions safety and … [Read More...]

Rosie Revere! Event for Young Engineers at Dutchtown Library (10/26)

Unleash your inner-inventor, just like Rosie Revere!  Come experience the successes and failures inherent to inventing and engineering projects.  Inventors need to arrive at the Ascension Parish Library in … [Read More...]

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Latest Announcements Headlines

Ascension WW II veterans to be Grand Marshals for November 10 parade

The Ascension Veterans Parade will be held on Sunday, November 10, 2019 starting at 2:00 pm from Irma Blvd.  The parade route will follow Worthey Road to Burnside Ave turning onto Cornerview back to Irma Blvd.  … [Read More...]

AP Library to assist applicants for Federal Student Aid (10/26)

The U.S. Department of Education provides billions in student financial aid every year for students attending college. But you won't see a penny of that unless you fill out the Free Application for Federal … [Read More...]

Ascension Trick-or-Treat hours set (10/31)

At its October 17 meeting, the Ascension Parish Council set Trick-or-Treat hours from 6 pm to 8 pm on Halloween, Thursday October 31, in the unincorporated areas of the Parish. Children who plan on … [Read More...]

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Latest Lagniappe Headlines

Guilty Pleas for the Week of October 15-18

During the week of October 15 – October 18, 2019, the following defendants pled guilty to various charges and were sentenced in the 23rd Judicial District Court: Ascension Parish: Samuel Cutrer, 42300 Mike … [Read More...]

ACT presents Dracula (Thursday-Sunday)

Based on the gothic horror classic novel by Bram Stoker, Dracula is the tale of the charismatic count from Transylvania who relocates to London. In his attempt to find new blood, Dracula battles with the … [Read More...]

APSO Arrest Report for the Week of October 10-17

Below is Ascension Sheriff's arrest report for the week of October 10-17: October 10 arrests: Torran Bennett, 40, 3723 N Villere Dr, New Orleans was charged w/ Simple Burglary; Jamerson Blaise, 42, … [Read More...]

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Letters to the Editor

Don Beto 2 donating 20% of today’s proceeds to CARA’s House

Support CARA's House and enjoy a wonderful meal at Don Beto 2, today only. … [Read More...]

Arcane medical marijuana laws and remarkable story of local man who resists

July 16, 2006 was the last day I got to see my step dad alive.  He was so sick from chemo but he told my mom that he was going to boil crabs for me before I went back to Wyoming.  We boiled crabs and it was one … [Read More...]

Edmonston Campaign accuses Grigsby affiliate, LABI of “slanderous lies”

On Saturday, October 12th, the voters of Ascension placed me in a run-off election with Brandon Trosclair for the open seat in House District 88. On Sunday, October 20th my campaign was told from someone … [Read More...]

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