Personnel Committee meets today (off-camera)

PERSONNEL COMMITTEE May 21, 2019-6:00 PM 615 E Worthey Rd, Gonzales, LA 70737 AGENDA (1) Call to order/ Roll Call of Members (2) Invocation / Pledge of Allegiance (3) Chair’s Additions (4) Public Comment Period (5) Approval of April 17, 2019 Personnel Committee Minutes (6) Update on Personnel Policy Manual and SSA Consulting Recommendations (Wanda […]

Interested in Civil Service Job? Come to Gonzales Library (June 4)

Attention job seekers!  Come to the Ascension Parish Library in Gonzales on Tuesday, June 4 at 1:00 PM.  Peter Harris from Louisiana State Civil Service will help you navigate the civil service system from application to employment. For more information or to register, call 647-3955

Sign up for APL’s Booklover’s Summer

Why let the kids have all the fun?  Summer reading is not just for kids; get the whole family involved.  Join the adult summer reading program … Booklover’s Summer. Beginning May 23, readers will sign up online at or stop by your local Ascension Parish Library for a Booklover’s Summer entry form.  Readers will […]

APSO Arrest Report for the Week of May 9-16

Below is Ascension Sheriff’s arrest report for the week of May 9-16: May 9 arrests: Clarence Williams, III, 26, 35726 Coco Rd, Geismar was arrested pursuant to a fugitive, and 4 bench warrants; Cole Villeneuve, 25, 42197 Bayou Narcisse Rd, Gonzales was arrested pursuant to a fugitive warrant; Ashley Lee, 27, 500 North St, Natchitoches was arrested pursuant […]

Dutchtown High School Griffin Girl Mini Camp 2019 [sign up now]

Dutchtown HS Griffin Girls Mini Camp is scheduled for June 3-7.  Age 3 and older may participate.  See form below for details.

Joel Robert questions Fill Ordinance on tonight’s Council agenda

It is vital that Ascension Parish does something to prevent flooding.  We must fix our drainage infrastructure.  Continued development without identifying how our Parish drains is devastating to us.  We have spent millions upon millions on engineering studies to finally find out that we do not know the natural flow of drainage. According to HNTB […]

Donaldsonville man gets 8 years for Distribution, Weapons charges

On May 9, 2019, Denzel Gray of 100 Fourth St. Donaldsonville, LA., age 26, pled guilty to Illegal Carrying of Weapons, Possession with Intent to Distribute a Schedule I Controlled Dangerous Substance, and Possession with Intent to Distribute a Schedule II Controlled Dangerous Substance (2 counts). Gray was prosecuted by Assistant District Attorney Charles “Chuck” […]

Guilty Pleas for the Week of May 6-10

During the week of May 6 – May 10, 2019, the following defendants pled guilty to various charges and were sentenced in the 23rd Judicial District Court, Ascension Parish: Kentrell Johnson, 3046 Mt. Olive Lane Donaldsonville, LA., age 34, pled guilty to Unauthorized Use of a Movable, Possession of a Schedule II Controlled Dangerous Substance, and […]

Memorial Day ceremony set for May 27

  On Monday, May 27th, the Ascension Veterans Memorial Park Foundation will host a Memorial Day observance at Veterans Park, Gonzales, LA at 10 a.m. The Veterans Park is located at 612 S. Irma Blvd in Gonzales (next to Ascension Parish Library). The AVMP Foundation would like to extend an invitation for you and your family […]

Recycle, Reduce, Reuse: T-Shirt Edition (Dutchtown Library, May 15)

Sustainable living through recycling, reducing, and reusing is more popular than ever. The average American can produce up to 4.4 pounds of trash per day; however, it can be a little daunting to figure out where to start on the journey to reducing waste.  Join us at our Dutchtown location on Wednesday, May 15 at […]