Prairieville woman arrested on drug charges

Ascension Parish Sheriff Bobby Webre reports the arrest of 30-year-old Jamelyn Davis on charges of possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine, possession of schedule II CDS, and possession of schedule III CDS on Friday, July 10. The Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Division, along with the K-9 Unit, conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle […]

APSO Arrest Report for the Week of July 3-10

Below is Ascension Sheriff’s arrest report for the week of July 3-10: July 3 arrests: Caleb Cutno, 18, 424214 Hwy 30-22, Gonzales was charged w/ 2nd Degree Murder, and Illegal Use of Weapons; Esdras Vitorio, 26, 12400 Boulevard de Province-55, Baton Rouge was charged w/ Simple Battery; Jessica Washburn, 33, 10029 Hwy 937, St. Amant was arrested […]

Action on Hwy 73 SPUD deferred until P & Z Commission’s August meeting

On Wednesday a joint meeting of Ascension’s Planning and Zoning Commissions deferred action on a proposed Small Planned Unit Development (SPUD) until its August meeting.  Requesting a number of variances, none of which garnered approval from the Planning Staff (which can only make recommendations to Planning and Zoning), the applicant sought to reverse the plans […]

Roddy Road closure (from Cannon to Black Bayou) today

UPDATE:  Roddy Road will be closed from Cannon Road to Black Bayou Road (La. 934) on Thursday, July 9, 2020 from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. This closure is needed for the final tree removals needed near Black Bayou. This should be the last road closure needed for this Clearing and Grubbing project. Initial road […]

Edmonston recognizes 25th Anniversary of Beau Porto Special Tuesday, honors founder Bobbie Blanchard

State Representative Kathy Edmonston sponsored a resolution recognizing the 25th Anniversary of Beau Porto Special Tuesday and honoring founder and director, Bobbie Blanchard. For the past 25 years our community has been blessed with a special summer program for disabled children and their families, Beau Porto Special Tuesday.  Rep. Edmonston authored the resolution of commendation (see […]

APL to host Beginning Crochet class (Galvez branch on Thursday)

Looking to try a new hobby?  Jessica Stewart will be at the Ascension Parish Library in Galvez on Thursday, July 9, 2020 at 6:00pm to lead a class on beginning stitches and how to read a pattern.  Materials will be provided.  Registration is required, so call 622-3339 and reserve your spot today! Beginning Crochet is […]

Registration for Ascension Flight Soccer Club through August 31

This Fall brings a new soccer season in Ascension Parish with Ascension Flight Soccer Club, the Home of Soccer in Ascension Parish. Registration for our Recreational Programs opens July 1st and ends August 31st and is available to all new and existing members. Cut out the guesswork and Compare our programs by CLICKING HERE Alternatively […]

Ascension officials urge wearing of masks (not mandatory)

President Cointment, Council Chairwoman Casso, Mayor Arceneaux, Mayor Lambert, Mayor Sullivan, and Sheriff Webre and issue joint statement on wearing masks In response to increasing numbers of infections in the area, Ascension Parish President Clint Cointment announced today that the Parish is strongly encouraging people to wear face masks or face coverings when out in […]

People will get to vote on whether Unclaimed Property will be protected

The people of Louisiana will vote in November on whether Unclaimed Property money should be protected in a constitutional trust fund. Senate Bill 12, authored by state Sen. Michael Fesi, cleared the Legislature, putting the issue before Louisiana voters. The objective of the legislation is to ensure that Unclaimed Property is always available for people […]

AG seeking info on St. Rose man arrested for possessing Child Pornography

Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry has arrested a St. Charles Parish man on charges of child pornography, and he is asking the public for their assistance and information on the alleged perpetrator. Daniel Salazar, 38 of St. Rose, was arrested on fifteen counts of Possession of Pornography Involving Juveniles (under the age of 13). The […]