Dutchtown High School Griffin Girl Mini Camp 2019 [June 3-7]

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

Ralph’s Market honored by Matassa on 35th Anniversary

Ascension Parish President Kenny Matassa has proclaimed the month of May 2019 as Ralph’s Market 35th Anniversary. According to the proclamation, Ralph’s Market was founded in 1984 by father and son Emerson and Ralph Singletary, who shared a commitment to serve the community with the best quality and service. After the passing of these two […]

River Parishes Community College holds 2019 Commencement Ceremony

Gonzales, LA –  River Parishes Community College (RPCC) held their nineteenth commencement ceremony on Tuesday, May 14, 2019 at the Lamar-Dixon Expo Center in Gonzales, Louisiana.  RPCC Chancellor Dale Doty presided over the ceremony and handed out nearly five hundred associate degrees, technical diplomas and certificates. Over three hundred eighty students earned Associate degrees with […]

Public Hearing on Master Land Use Plan scheduled by Commission (5/29)

  The Planning Commission is set to hold a public hearing and take action on the Ascension Parish Master Land Use Plan at their meeting Wednesday, May 29, 2019 at 6 pm at the Ascension Parish Courthouse, 828 South Irma Boulevard, Gonzales, LA 70737. Please use the link below to access the Draft Plan online, see where reference copies are […]

SAHS Lady Gators State Championship Softball team recognized

At the May 9 Council Recreation Committee meeting, Ascension Parish President Kenny Matassa recognized the St. Amant High School Lady Gators Softball 2019 State Champions. The St. Amant Lady Gators Softball Team finished the 2019 season with a record of 28 wins and 2 losses. They placed 12 players on the All District Team, including […]

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 https://myAPL.beanstack.org or stop by your local Ascension Parish Library for a Booklover’s Summer entry form.  Readers will […]

Friends of the Library hosting book sale Jambalaya Festival weekend

Join us for our first Book Sale at Ascension Parish Library in Gonzales during the Jambalaya Festival where we’ll be selling paperback and hardback books from every genre under the sun! Pricing for materials are as follows: Paperbacks – 2 for $1 Hardbacks – $2 We’ll only be accepting cash at this book sale. Visitors […]

St. Gabriel man wanted for Attempted 2nd Degree Murder

The Gonzales Police Department is requesting the public’s assistance with locating 25 year old Christopher Holland of 5545 Andrews lane St Gabriel La., who is wanted for attempted second degree murder. On April 20, 2019, at approximately 9:35 P.M. Christopher Holland went to the Juneau Inn located at 108 East Railroad Avenue in Gonzales.  He […]

Sheriff Webre: Notice on use of All-Terrain Vehicles in Subdivisions

Dear Residents: As summer approaches, I want to remind homeowners and owners of all-terrain vehicles (ATVs) that individuals should not operate ATVs on subdivision roadways and sidewalks. An ATV is defined as two- or four-wheel vehicle, such as a quad or dirt bike, which is not a standard motor vehicle you see on the highway. […]

EATEL to live-stream graduation ceremonies this week

Gonzales, La. — EATEL will live video stream graduation ceremonies for Dutchtown High School, East Ascension High School and St. Amant High School this week. Families and friends of the 2019 graduates that cannot attend the ceremonies will be able to watch the event live on EATEL’s YouTube channel, https://www.youtube.com/c/eatel01. “EATEL is pleased to bring the local […]