Sheriff’s Scholarship Program underway

Sheriff Bobby Webre announced that the Louisiana Sheriff’s Scholarship Program will award scholarships providing assistance to worthy Louisiana students in furthering their education and training with resources made available through the Louisiana Sheriff’s Honorary Membership Program. Scholarships of a maximum of $500 each will be awarded to graduating high school students from each parish where […]

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 […]

D’ville Library/Prevost Hospital Health Fair (1/28)

Start a new life by getting healthier in January.  Make this the year you look and feel your best.  Forget fad diets and the latest exercise craze; getting fit starts with making positive lifestyle changes that last a lifetime.  Get your blood pressure taken, pulse ox test done and learn about diabetes, cancer and other […]

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):

APSO: Inmate likely died of natural causes; autopsy pending

35-year-old Keith Alsay was found unresponsive in his cell at the Ascension Parish Jail on Tuesday, January 21 shortly before 2 a.m. According to Sheriff Bobby Webre, deputies performed routine checks and found Alsay unresponsive. CPR was immediately performed until paramedics arrived on scene where they were unable to resuscitate him. An autopsy will be […]

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 […]

APSO Arrest Report for the Week of January 9-16

Below is Ascension Sheriff’s arrest report for the week of January 9-16: January 9 arrests: Damarrious McKinney, 20, 4747 Southpark Dr, Baton Rouge was arrested pursuant to a fugitive warrant; Jared Brown, 31, 13510 Marlin Ave, Baton Rouge was charged w/ Possession of Schedule I-CDS, and arrested pursuant to a fugitive warrant; Amanda Lambert, 33, 11524 Stringer Bridge […]

Donaldsonville High develops new athletic logos

Donaldsonville, La. — Donaldsonville High School (DHS) announces the creation of new athletic logos for the Tigers. DHS and Ascension Public Schools worked with Torch Creative to design custom, professional logos unique to the school. “Donaldsonville High School has a rich and proud history. We are thankful for this partnership with Torch Creative that allowed us to […]