Ascension ICON 2020 releases audition information

Gonzales, LA – Auditions for the 2020 Ascension ICON Competition will be held on Thursday, February 6th from 4PM to 8PM at the Clarion Inn & Conference Center in Gonzales.  This 10th annual singing competition is open to students in an Ascension Parish school, public or private, between the 6th and 12th grades.  Applications for […]

Home and Remodeling Show (Food Fest) this weekend at Lamar Dixon

This weekend the Lamar Dixon Expo Center is hosting the annual Home and Remodeling Show & Food Fest.  The event is sponsored by Ralph’s Market and features any number of local vendors.  Be sure and visit the Ralph’s Market booth and sample their delightful dishes (especially):

Orgeron: “I am not in the bag with anyone!” Just incompetent?

Below is Councilman Corey Orgeron’s response to our inquiry; is he “in the bag for Bernhard Capital Partners/Ascension Sewer?” Corey Orgeron Despite your ingenious attempts to attack and ridicule I will offer answers to your childish inuendo. NO, I am not in the bag with anyone! I am not “lobbying” for any one proposal; however, […]

Road closures due to work on railroad (January 21-25)

Please adhere to the following railroad closures from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. January 21, 2020 Post Office Road Duplessis Road January 22, 2020 LA 73 LA 74 New River Street (Gonzales) Ascension Street (Gonzales) January 23, 2020 Coolidge Avenue (Gonzales) Felix Street (Gonzales) Purpera Road (Gonzales) January 24, 2020 LA 30 Railroad Street (Sorrento) […]

Ralph’s Market presents: The Weekly Wino

Your weekly adventure into the world of wine, spirits and beer…and occasionally something more!?! Cuvaison Winery One of the Best in Napa!!! Founded in 1969, Cuvaison is one of the pioneering wineries that helped shape the modern era of Napa Valley winemaking. As an independent, family-owned winery for nearly five decades, they are dedicated to […]

President Cointment mobilizes litter crews in Ascension

Ascension Parish President Clint Cointment is tired of seeing litter in the ditches and along roadways and is doing something about it. He has organized DPW grass cutting crews to pick up litter during slow periods. “During the winter, grass is cut much less often, or it is too wet to cut,” said Cointment. “Now […]

One last piece of Matassa propaganda

In case you missed it, outgoing parish president Kenny Matassa took one last opportunity to waste your tax dollars on a State of the Parish Report found in this recipient’s mailbox two days after his successor had been inaugurated. Matassa’s staff propagandists have always been hamstrung by shoddy source material, slapping together one inanity after another with […]

Girl Scout Cookie Season is here!

Are you ready to enjoy some delicious Thin Mints? Wait – you say Caramel deLites and Peanut Butter Patties are your favorites? Whatever your favorite flavor may be, you know our girls have them and they will be ready for pre-order beginning this Friday, January 10. The best part about Girl Scout Cookie sales is […]

Letter criticizes DA for “re-filing” charges against St. James parish president

In the case of Timmy Roussel, DA Ricky Babin has totally abused the power of his office.  Mr. Roussel was first charged with Malfeasance in Office in September 2016.  This entire case was politically motivated by the outcome of the 2015 St. James Parish President’s race when Timmy Roussel was victorious over a very dear […]

AG’s brief to Supreme Court in “Admitting Privileges” (abortion) case

SG Murrill: Women deserve better than incompetent providers who put profits over people Attorney General Jeff Landry filed Louisiana’s legal brief in defense of Act 620, the State’s common-sense admitting privileges law, today at the United States Supreme Court. “Louisiana’s brief outlines the documented evidence of Louisiana abortion clinics’ poor safety records, inadequate credentialing practices, […]