Chase Melancon Campaign fundraiser April 13 at The Venue

Chase Melancon is running for Ascension Parish Council, District 6.  Mostly comprised of St. Amant, the district includes some of Ascension’s most rural areas.  The entire district is zoned either Rural or Conservation. And that’s the way Chase Melancon wants to keep it.  Rural zoning allowing two houses per acre, Conservation only one; anathema to […]

Brady James Chifici Foundation “Helping Kids do Life” (3/30)

The Brady James Chifici Foundation is located in Ascension Parish and hosts fundraisers to help medically fragile children with their medical bills, medical equipment and medical transportation.  The goal of the Brady James Chifici Foundation is to help as many children as possible within a 100 mile radius of Ascension Parish. The Brady James Chifici […]

Raise the Steaks with Sheriff Bobby Webre (3/21)

Join Sheriff Bobby Webre in Raising the Steaks on March 21.  Doors open at Gonzales Civic Center at 5:30.

APSO Arrest Report for the Week of March 7-14

Below is Ascension Sheriff’s arrest report for the week of March 7-14: March 7 arrests: Trebor Hampton, 21, 38310 Mulberry St, Gonzales was charged w/ Distribution or PWITD Marijuana, Illegal Possession of Stolen Firearms, and Illegal Carrying of Weapons; Johnathan Beaucar, 29, 1742 3rd St, La Verne CA was charged w/ DWI-1st Offense; Leo Hunerjager, III, 46, 311 Kay […]

RRAAM Celebrates 25th Year Anniversary Slave Cemetery Lecture Series

Slave Cemetery Lecture Series & Memorial Visit Saturday, March 30, 2019 9:30 AM – 12:00 PM 511 Williams Street, Donaldsonville RRAAM Rosenwald School Memorial Visit 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM Monroe and The Bruslie Cemeteries The discovery of the Bruslie Cemetery and the Monroe Cemetery is instrumental in helping families trace their family roots. Moreover, it […]

APL’s Community Outreach schedule for remainder of March

Ascension Parish Library’s Outreach Vehicle rolls into spring, bringing a wide variety of books, movies, and other materials to a location near you!  Make the most of the season and bring the entire family to visit our Outreach Vehicle at parks and community centers across the parish in March.  Spend a beautiful spring afternoon outdoors […]

The Cabin updates hours of operation

  The Cabin has updated its hours of operation.  We are now open for lunch Monday-Saturday; 11:00 am-3:00 pm The Cabin is busier these days handling many event and will focus our evenings on taking great care of our weddings, parties and all of our other events’ guests.  We’ll be taking a much needed rest on […]

Ascension launches Prom and Graduation Safety Campaign

Visit to view a special video message. For an extended version, visit Donaldsonville, La. – Ascension Public Schools launches its eighth annual prom and graduation safety campaign. Through multi-faceted outreach efforts, high school students are encouraged not to use drugs or alcohol while celebrating prom or graduation. “This initiative began with a grant from the Capital Area […]

Remembering our friend Tee Wayne Abshire

It’s now right at 12 hours since we got the call this morning to respond to our friend – Tee Wayne. It’s taken me this long to reflect about this morning and all the wonderful things people across our Parish have said all day about our friend. I would like to start off by recognizing […]

First ever Gala preparing for 10th Dancing for a Cause

  The ARC of East Ascension is preparing for its 10th Annual Dancing for a Cause, kicking off with a first ever Gala Kickoff.