Latest Business Headlines

BBB Tip: How to shop Black Friday sales

Black Friday, traditionally, the single busiest shopping day of the year, is going to look a bit different in 2020. Instead of setting an alarm to brave crowds for deeply discounted items, dedicated shoppers … [Read More...]

Louisiana steps back to Phase 2 as COVID cases and hospitalizations rise

On Tuesday Gov. John Bel Edwards announced that the aggressive third surge of COVID-19 across all regions of Louisiana has made it necessary to impose tighter mitigation measures and step back to Phase 2 in … [Read More...]

Gonzales Council annexes four acres near Airline/Purpera Road intersection

Gonzales' City Council unanimously annexed two tracts of land, totaling just over 4 acres, east of Purpera Rd between Airline Hwy and the railroad tracks on Monday; but not without some angst.  Councilman Kirk … [Read More...]

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Latest Education Headlines

AP Schools 5th Grade Students of the Year

Ascension Public Schools Ascension Public Schools announces the 2020-21 Students of the Year for fifth, eighth, and twelfth grades. These outstanding students will be recognized at the Jan. 5, 2021, Ascension … [Read More...]

AP Library creates Kids and Teens eReading Room

Kids and teens ebooks and audiobooks grouped together allows for convenient, easy browsing on library app and website Libraries have long embraced the digital age and are continually adding innovations and … [Read More...]

APL Webinar: Make Your Website Work for You (Tuesday)

The #GrowWithGoogle virtual workshop, Make Your Website Work For You, have been rescheduled to take place on Tuesday, November 24, at 6:00 PM.  Join the Ascension Parish Library for this free webinar and learn … [Read More...]

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Latest Announcements Headlines

Happy Thanksgiving, Ascension.

Happy Thanksgiving, Ascension. … [Read More...]

Parish Council recognizes Ascension Outlaws

The Ascension Parish Council took time out of its November 19 meeting to recognize an outstanding group of student athletes for their accomplishments. The “Ascension Outlaws 2030” is a USSSA 8U (eight years … [Read More...]

APL: Grow your Small Business with Google virtual seminar (12/3)

Ascension Parish Library is partnering with Grow with Google to host several free virtual workshops.  The last topic in this series is Digital Skills for Everyday Tasks on Thursday, December 3, at 6:00 … [Read More...]

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Latest Lagniappe Headlines

Ascension Parish Tourism Commission announces Major Rebranding

Ascension Parish Tourism Commission, formerly branded as Tour Ascension announced yesterday a major rebranding to Louisiana’s Sweet Spot to cohesively connect community, business and visitors. The announcement … [Read More...]

200% increase in online sexual predator cases since COVID emergency declaration

Since the COVID-19 public health emergency was declared, the Louisiana Bureau of Investigation's Cyber Crimes Unit has seen a 200% increase in online sexual predator cases. Despite this surge and a need for … [Read More...]

Click It or Ticket campaign this week (November 23-29)

As the Thanksgiving holiday approaches and more drivers hit the roads, The Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office is reminding all drivers of the importance of seat belt use. This annual campaign is part of the … [Read More...]

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Letters to the Editor

Add cheer to this holiday with LPB

Louisiana Public Broadcasting (LPB) knows there’s a comfort in the familiar. “The holidays are all about traditions and while we may not be able to follow some of the seasonal customs we are used to this year, … [Read More...]

Louisiana Hospitals: We need your help in keeping infections down at Thanksgiving

From the Office of Governor John Bel Edwards: Louisiana Hospital Association president Paul Salles penned a column in The Advocate on how Louisiana's hospitals need the people of our state to do their part … [Read More...]

Support The ARC of East Ascension on Giving Day (December 1)

The Arc of East Ascension remains excited to participate in 225 GIVES Giving Day on Tuesday, December 1, 2020. 225 GIVES’s fundraising initiative unites support for nonprofit organizations in our … [Read More...]

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