Trosclair: Flatter, fairer, lower tax structure for individuals/businesses “a must to save” Louisiana

Louisiana’s tax system is the most complicated in the country. Pile on the fact that we have the highest sales tax in the nation and a tax code that penalizes our citizens and businesses when the federal government cuts taxes. Well, it makes Louisiana the least tax-friendly states in the country. What does that mean […]

Lowery MS prepares for the Special Olympics Louisiana Bowling Tournament

Mr. Joshua and Latrell Jones practice Latrell’s bowling skills as they prepare for the Special Olympics Louisiana Bowling Tournament on January 11, 2020.  Mrs. Stevens and Ms. Allen’s classes along with Coach Bourgeois, Mrs. Foret, Ms. Harrison, and Ms. Woods visited the bowling alley.  Our team will be competing later this school year against other […]

Gonzales MS completes Miles for Money for Susan G. Komen Donation

During the month of October, Gonzales Middle School students and staff completed running and walking miles to raise money.The school was recently hit with the devastating news that Facilities Manager, Mrs. Henreitta Coleman, has been diagnosed with breast cancer. Therefore, the students and staff wanted to show support and raise awareness for a devastating disease […]

Edmonston denies any affiliation with PAC’s attack of District 88 opponent

This election cycle will soon be over and we are all looking forward to spending time with our families over the holidays.  It has seemed longer than most, but I appreciate everyone who has worked with and voted for me.  Thank you so much for your support!  Just a few more days, on November 16th […]

SCHEDULE CHANGE: Dutchtown HS Theatre’s “Next to Normal” spotlights Mental Illness (November 13-16)

UPDATE: There are a couple of changes in the performance schedule due to DTHS hosting the football playoff game on Friday, 11/15. To accommodate noise and parking, it has been moved up to start at 6 p.m. A Sunday matinee has also been added. The show dates and times are as follows: Wednesday, Nov. 13 – Thursday, Nov. […]

Letter: Poignant story paying tribute to veterans

A Family of Veterans In the name of the “Father, and the Son and Holy Spirit,” Father Fred O’Connor said as he was blessing himself at the beginning of a Mass of Christian Burial in the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Crosby, Texas. Father Fred was a tall lanky white haired booming voiced Irish Priest […]

NRA Endorses Kathy Edmonston

If you haven’t voted or are still undecided in the House District 88 race, one issue alone should help in making that decision; gun rights! Why has The National Rifle Association (NRA) recently endorsed Kathy Edmonston over Brandon Trosclair?  In their original rating, Kathy received an “A” rating and Brandon received a “C.”  Brandon’s “C” […]

St. Amant Middle’s Candace Sharper named Louisiana Counselor of the Year

**Please note: This press release was written by Public Information Office intern Caitlyn Little, who is a sophomore at Louisiana State University.** New Orleans, La. — St. Amant Middle School (SAMS) Counselor Candace Sharper was named the Louisiana School Counselor Association Middle School Counselor of the Year at the 2019 Louisiana Counseling Association (LCA) Annual Conference in […]

Letter remembers Willard Cointment

As I write this letter, my dear friend Willard Cointment’s birthday is today, October 24.  We were friends and business partners for nearly 50 years.  We never had a cross word.  Willard passed away May 22 of this year. I was trying to think of some way to honor Cointment’s memory and to pay tribute […]

APSO gears up for Christmas Crusade program

Ascension parish residents needing assistance may now apply for the program by visiting any of the sheriff’s office locations to pick up an application. Applicants will need to bring current SNAP printout OR copies of each child’s birth certificate. Also, a valid Louisiana State photo ID, proof of income, and a copy of a current Ascension […]