Will lame-duck council decide sanitary sewer before year’s end?

With six, possibly seven, new members of Ascension’s Parish Council scheduled to be seated in 11 weeks, a lame-duck president who was ineffectual on his best day, there remains one enormous piece of business to be decided before year’s end…OR NOT.  The Holy Grail of parish government, that elusive piece of vital infrastructure beyond the […]

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 Dutchtown on Saturday, October 26, 2019 at 10:00 AM to participate in the Rosie Revere, Engineer:  Event for Young Engineers.  Discover Rosie’s secret to success, build […]

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.  Grand Marshals will be all Ascension World War II veterans. The parade committee is still accepting entries from any […]

Scanlan stockpiling Parish Council votes for A Better Ascension’s agenda?

With two runoffs for Ascension Parish governmental offices (Parish President and the District 7 Council seat) scheduled for a November 16, a new money man has emerged to throw his check book around.  John Scanlan, former head of EATEL and Director of the “non-profit” corporation with a purely political agenda, A Better Ascension, contributed more cash than any […]

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 Student Aid (FAFSA).  As the name indicates, filling out the application is free, but it can seem daunting. A representative from […]

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 Professor Van Helsing, who is investigating the mysterious illness of Lucy. Will the Professor find out the bizarre cause before […]

La Fete des Bayous 2019 [October 31-November 3]

ST. AMANT, LA – Our Lady of Holy Rosary Catholic Church will host its fourth annual La Fête des Bayous festival the weekend of October 31-November 3, 2019 at 44450 Hwy. 429 St. Amant, LA 70774. La Fête des Bayous kicks off on Halloween with Family Night featuring Boo with the Badge from 5:00 pm-7:00 pm. Members of […]

Enhanced support for teachers seeking Alternate Certifications

Policy Revisions Enable Teaching Candidates to Engage in Co-Teaching, Collaborative Planning, Observation and Feedback BATON ROUGE, La. — The Louisiana Board of Elementary and Secondary Education (BESE) on Wednesday revised state policies to enhance the mentoring and support provided to teachers who enter the profession through an alternate certification route. Teachers who are certified in […]

APSO’s 2nd Annual Father-Daughter Gala (10/26)

  Sheriff Bobby Webre and APSO invites you to attend the 2nd Annual Father-Daughter Gala to benefit IRIS Domestic Violence Center

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 Trick-or-Treating should be chaperoned by an adult. Participants are urged to observe safety precautions, such as wearing brightly colored costumes, using […]