Latest Business Headlines

DEMCO to contract with new provider beginning April 2024

Recently Rep. Edmonston had a meeting with DEMCO representatives David Latona, Toni Johnson and Penny Fruge (see photo above, left to right) to discuss their operations in District 88 and their continued … [Read More...]

Two sites considered for new Animal Shelter with 2023 groundbreaking

Shelter Planners of America has provided a Needs Assessment Study to assist Ascension Parish in determining the optimal site and design for a new Animal Shelter.  Due to numerous considerations, two potential … [Read More...]

Fish-Frog Bayou Flood Control Structure groundbreaking

On Wednesday, January 12, 2022, the Ascension Parish East Ascension Consolidated Gravity Drainage District No. 1 and the Pontchartrain Levee District broke ground on the Fish-Frog Bayou Flood Control Structure. … [Read More...]

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Latest Education Headlines

AP Library’s Art Break at Dutchtown/Galvez branches

If you are a teen between the ages of 12–18 years who likes to free draw, are a coloring fanatic, or just in need of a break, then this is for you. Relax, snack, and color at Ascension Parish Library’s Art … [Read More...]

APL Bookmobile Schedule for this week

Beep Beep! Our Bookmobile will be undergoing maintenance this week - but don't worry! We will still have our Pop-Up Library set up at all of our regularly scheduled stops, weather permitting.   … [Read More...]

Department of Education seeking Summer Food Service Program sponsors

Applications accepted now through April 15, 2022 The Louisiana Department of Education's Division of Nutrition Support is now accepting applications from eligible agencies and organizations to serve as … [Read More...]

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Latest Announcements Headlines

Government offices closed MLK, Jr. Day

Ascension Parish Governmental offices, along with those in three municipalities, are closed for business today in commemoration of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. … [Read More...]

APL Webinar for selling products online (1/25)

Learn how to sell your products online and how to list your products for free with your Google Business Profile and Merchant Center during this Grow with Google virtual workshop led by a Google-supported … [Read More...]

RRAAM sponsoring Day of Service on MLK Day

The Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. holiday is an official day of service and celebrates the civil rights leader's life and legacy. Join us for a day of service at our annual MLK Day of Service to celebrate the … [Read More...]

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Latest Lagniappe Headlines

APL: Fly Tying Workshop with Darrell Crawford

Get ready for the upcoming fishing season by joining local fishing enthusiast Darrell Crawford as he teaches the basics of fly tying during this series of two, three-hour workshops at Ascension Parish Library … [Read More...]

Personnel to decide fate of subdivision development (whenever Cagnolatti makes assignments)

Having been elected to Ascension Parish Council's chairmanship on January 6, John Cagnolatti has yet to make assignments to six standing committees (at least he has not made them public).  The argument could be … [Read More...]

APSO Arrest Report for the Week of January 6-13

Below is Ascension Sheriff's arrest report for the week of January 6-13: January 6 arrests: Xavier Frazier, 34, 6672 Hwy 308, Belle Rose was charged w/ Domestic Abuse Battery, Simple Robbery, and Simple … [Read More...]

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Letters to the Editor

Krewe of Diversion Mardi Gras boat parade scheduled (2/19)

Krewe of Diversion's 27th Annual Mardi Gras Boat Parade is scheduled for February 19.  All proceeds from this uniquely south Louisiana event earmarked for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, you won't want … [Read More...]

Krewe of Ascension Mambo hosting inaugural Mardi Gras Parade

Krewe of Ascension Mambo is hosting the first Mardi Gras parade in Gonzales on February 19,2022 at 2p.m. To participate you can pick up registration forms at City Hall in Gonzales.  The parade will follow … [Read More...]

Spreading hope this season…become a CASA volunteer

Voice…it’s what so many people have, but don’t realize how impactful it can be. There are many children in our community who have lost their voice, thus losing their hope for a brighter future. There are … [Read More...]

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