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Christie Mayeux is THE serious candidate in 2nd Justice Court election

Christie Mayeux takes her job, and the duty owed to those who elected her as Justice of the  Peace-2nd Justice Court, seriously.  Drawing on 24 years experience, everything she's learned is vital to "providing … [Read More...]

Citing COVID-19, JBE calls for scaled down Special Legislative Session

Gov. Edwards released the following statement on the Legislature’s call for a second special session this year: “At a time when our state is dealing with the COVID-19 health emergency, hurricanes, and one … [Read More...]

Main Street Recovery has $170 million to help Louisiana small businesses

State Treasurer John M. Schroder announced the Main Street Recovery Program has obligated $170 million in grants to small businesses with a week remaining before the program reaches the halfway mark. The … [Read More...]

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Latest Education Headlines

Help AP Schools choose mascot, colors for Prairieville High School

Ascension Public Schools will construct a new high school in Prairieville following voter approval of the Aug. 25, 2020, school construction bond election. This week, the Ascension Parish School Board Strategic … [Read More...]

LA families have until September 29 to apply for School Meal benefits missed during 2019-20 closure

Louisiana families have one more week to apply for financial benefits from free and reduced-price school meals missed when schools closed in 2019-20 due to the pandemic. Eligible families who did not apply for … [Read More...]

Demonstrate your knowledge of history with “Library Extermination” (September)

The Doctor has landed in Gonzales, Louisiana, right as the library has disappeared! Or was it exterminated? Our library director needs to get the library back, but the TARDIS has a mind of its own. Prove that … [Read More...]

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Latest Announcements Headlines

LSUAgCenter hosting Fall Vegetable Garden Contest

The Ascension Parish LSU AgCenter and the Ascension Parish Master Gardener Association will host a Home Vegetable Garden Contest for adults this fall.  Typically held each spring, the contest was postponed this … [Read More...]

APL’s 60th Anniversary Dancing Workshops

From disco fever to the popular dance crazes of today, dances have evolved and changed tremendously throughout the years.  Dancing is as popular today as it was when we twisted and did the swim decades ago.  … [Read More...]

Thomas Mayeux running for Constable-2nd Justice Court

After much prayer, I decided to announce my candidacy for Constable for the 2nd Justice Court, Parish of Ascension. I graciously ask for your support throughout my campaign and your vote at the polls on … [Read More...]

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Latest Lagniappe Headlines

Rotary Club of Greater Ascension sponsors Virtual Food Drive

What a difficult year this has been for so many.  Before we know it, the holiday season will be upon us, and we are again reminded of the importance of our mission among the needy of our parish.  As many will … [Read More...]

Two arrested on burglary charges

Early Tuesday morning, deputies responded to the area of Meadow Brook Ave. about a burglary in progress. Upon deputies' arrival, they located a vehicle leaving the area, matching the description given. Deputies … [Read More...]

Guilty Pleas for the Week of September 14-18

During the week of September 14 – September 18, 2020, the following defendants pled guilty to various charges and were sentenced in the 23rd Judicial District Court-Ascension Parish: Mickel Guist, 46402 … [Read More...]

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Letters to the Editor

Unclaimed Property Program short of money to pay claims

State Treasurer John M. Schroder today announced that the Unclaimed Property Program is once again temporarily short of the money needed to pay claims because of state budget sweeps. A similar shortfall arose … [Read More...]

Ascension Sewer: Myth Busters

We've heard a lot of myths about our plan for a consolidated sewer system, so we're here to bring you the facts. MYTH:  Ascension Sewer’s plan will cost the Parish and residents millions of … [Read More...]

Ascension Parish waterways closed to recreational boat traffic

Ascension Parish President Clint Cointment has announced that all Ascension Parish waterways will be closed to recreational boat traffic today, September 21, at 11:00 am, until further notice. “We have … [Read More...]

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