Guilty Pleas for the Week of February 11-15

During the week of February 11-February 15, 2019, the following defendants pled guilty to various charges and were sentenced in the 23rd Judicial District Court; Ascension Parish: Jerome Bougere, 1416 Bonadona Ln. Donaldsonville, LA., age 41, pled guilty to Domestic Abuse Battery and was sentenced to 2 ½ years with the Louisiana Department of Corrections with […]

APSO arrests two after Tuesday morning gunshots at gas station

Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Deputies were dispatched to a convenience store, located on Highway 22 on Tuesday morning, shortly after 7 a.m. in reference to shots being fired in the parking lot. According to Sheriff Bobby Webre, deputies and detectives responded to the scene and learned that 37-year-old John Wesley Harris of French Settlement fired five […]

Four-vehicle crash results in fatality of St. Amant woman

Prairieville- Shortly after 2:30 pm on February 17, 2019, Troopers from Louisiana State Police Troop A began investigating a four vehicle crash that resulted in a fatality on US Hwy 61 (Airline Hwy.) south of LA Hwy 427 (Old Perkins Rd.) in Ascension Parish. The crash took the life of 21-year-old Celeste Andre of St. Amant. […]

Public Forums scheduled for School Board tax renewal (EA-Monday/Dutchtown-Wednesday)

Donaldsonville, LA. – Ascension Public Schools will hold public forums for the next two weeks about the March 30 tax renewal election. The forums are divided by high school feeder systems. Parents and employees from all schools plus the general public are encouraged to attend.  WHAT: Public Forums about the March 30 Tax Renewal Election WHEN AND WHERE: […]

Free Tax Preparation at APL’s Galvez branch

Tax season begins this month, and Ascension Parish Library in Galvez offers free tax preparation on Thursdays and Saturdays, through April 13. On Thursdays, appointments are available from 5:00 – 6:00 PM and 6:00 – 7:00 PM, and on Saturdays, appointments are available from 9:00 – 10:00 AM and 10:00 – 11:00 AM.  Co-sponsored by […]

APSO Arrest Report for the Week of February 7-14

Below is Ascension Sheriff’s arrest report for the week of February 7-14: February 7 arrests: Mitchell Chadwick, 44, 5855 Walnut Creek, Harahan was arrested pursuant to a fugitive warrant; Troy James, 31, 42297 Norwood Rd, Gonzales was charged w/ Domestic Abuse Battery, and Aggravated Assault; Carlton Crocker, 39, 42463 Pebblestone Ave, Prairieville was charged w/ Violations of Protective […]

Krewe of DiversioN Mardi Gras Boat Parade (next Saturday)

Krewe of Diversion Mardi Gras Boat Parade is set to roll (or float) on February 23, ten days before the main event which lands on March 5 this year. 2019 marks the Silver Anniversary for the Krewe which donates all proceeds from the annual event to St. Judes Hospital.  See below for details

Henry Road to be closed to thru traffic beginning February 25

Henry Road will be closed to thru traffic beginning Monday, February 25, 2019 for emergency road repairs. Our Pavement Management Department, with the support of the Ascension Parish Transportation Department, will be constructing emergency road repairs to level Henry Road and address safety concerns associated with the existing roadway. These repairs will be implemented to […]

St. Amant Volunteer Firefighters attend Extrication Course

St. Amant – On Monday February 11, 2019, thirty volunteer firefighters from the St. Amant Volunteer Fire Department attended a Vehicle Rescue Extrication Course, stated Chief Officer James E. LeBlanc. Frequently encountered vehicle rescue situations in the St. Amant community involve automobile accidents with local resident entrapment, stated LeBlanc. These accidents on a daily basis are […]

St. Amant HS presents Annie [February 26-March 1]

Annie will be the first musical performed on the new stage, so please join us for this historical event! This show will run from February 26th-March 1st at 7:00pm in the St. Amant High School Commons.  Tickets for reserved seats, ranging from $15.00-$25.00, are on sale NOW! These tickets are limited and will be sold on a […]