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Casso’s last minute changes water down TIA ordinance, subdivision moratorium coming to end

On Thursday Ascension's Parish Council adopted the last piece of legislation among two "batches" worth of proposed ordinances justifying the moratorium on subdivisions.  Traffic Impact Analysis (TIA) required … [Read More...]

Parish Council to introduce 2022 Millage ordinance tonight

The following ordinance, approval of 2022 property tax millage, is on tonight's Parish Council meeting agenda for introduction. BE IT ORDAINED, that the following millage(s) are hereby levied on the 2022 … [Read More...]

Kendig Keast summarizes development code revisions, and proposed changes

Kendig Keast Collaborative recapped two sets of codified subdivision regulation revisions for the Planning Commission last week, previewing more changes to Ascension's Unified Land Development Code as the … [Read More...]

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Latest Education Headlines

Rising 4 Wellness in Ascension (June 9 at LDEC)

We are excited to announce that the “Rising 4 Wellness in Ascension Parish” - Mental Health, Substance Use, Recovery & Wellness Summit will be held Thursday, June 9th from 4:30-7:30pm at the Lamar Dixon … [Read More...]

Dive into an Ocean of Possibilities at AP Library this summer

  Movies, painting, storytime, and musical performers – there’s an Ocean of Possibilities happening this summer at Ascension Parish Library for kids, tweens, teens, and adults! In June, get ready to see The … [Read More...]

Department enters partnership to prioritize English Learners

The Louisiana Department of Education (LDOE) has partnered with UMass Global as part of the National Professional Development grant program to build the capacity of Louisiana educators who support English … [Read More...]

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Latest Announcements Headlines

Gonzales City Council meeting agenda (Monday)

GONZALES CITY COUNCIL MEETING MONDAY, MAY 23, 2022, AT 5:30 P.M. AGENDA Call to Order. Invocation. Pledge of Allegiance. Roll Call. Presentation of Guest: (a) Open for Citizens of Gonzales, … [Read More...]

APSO searching for Donaldsonville man involved in shooting incident

According to Sheriff Bobby Webre, on Tuesday May 10, at approximately 8:06p.m., deputies with the Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office responded to a shooting incident near Oak Street and West Sixth Street in … [Read More...]

Term limits, Traffic Impact Analysis on Thursday Council agenda

REGULAR MEETING OF THE ASCENSION PARISH COUNCIL May 19, 2022 - 6:00 PM ASCENSION PARISH COURTHOUSE-Gonzales AGENDA (1) Call To Order / Invocation and Pledge (2) Roll Call (3) Chair's Additions (4) … [Read More...]

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Latest Lagniappe Headlines

APSO arrests Donaldsonville suspect in Attempted 2nd Degree Murder

According to Sheriff Bobby Webre on Saturday, May 21, at approximately 3:00pm, deputies arrested Toran Munson, 37, of Donaldsonville in relation to a shooting incident that occurred near Oak Street and West … [Read More...]

APSO Arrest Report for the Week of May 12-19

Below is Ascension Sheriff's arrest report for the week May 12-19: May 12 arrests: John Darville, 31, Geismar was charged w/ (7 counts) Sale/Distribution/or Possession of Legend Drug w/o Prescription, … [Read More...]

Origami Club at Dutchtown Library (Saturday)

Fold and create something unique! On Saturday, May 21, at 10:30 am, we’ll construct airplanes, balloons, and rockets. Whether you’re a beginner or a skilled expert, come strengthen your brain through hand-eye … [Read More...]

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Letters to the Editor

Metairie man dead, two juveniles hospitalized after shooting in Gonzales

At approximately 12:30 am officers received a call in reference to a shooting incident at the Gonzales Waffle House (2128 W. Hwy 30). Officers located 2 victims in the parking lot suffering from gun shot … [Read More...]

AGs “defending affordable drug prices”

Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry today joined Connecticut Attorney General William Tong and other state attorneys general in two amicus briefs defending affordable drug prices before the United States … [Read More...]

BBB Warning: Baby formula shortage leads to potential scams

Shortages in the supply of baby formula are leading new moms to find other ways of finding the much-needed item, and risking themselves to potential online scams. How it works: An ad, post, or social … [Read More...]

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