Donshae’ Joseph, East Ascension HS Junior, receives national honor

East Ascension High School student recognized for superior academic achievement The National Society of High School Scholars (NSHSS) announced that Donshae’ M. Joseph from Gonzales LA has been selected to become a member of the esteemed organization.  The Society recognizes top scholars who have demonstrated outstanding leadership, scholarship and community commitment.  The announcement was made […]

Cram the Van for The ARC Personal Needs Drive [October 5]

The ARC is asking the community for their support. What:   Cram the Van (personal needs drive) Date:   Saturday, Oct. 5, 2019 Time    9am-5pm Where:  308 N. Airline Hwy Gonzales, LA They can also call 225-621-2005

Kathy Edmonston prepared to address “pervasive drug problems” as District 88 Representative

Kathy Edmonston has spent over two decades serving on boards related to mental health issues in our state.  She has served on both regional and parish boards for mental health.  With the pervasive drug problems in our communities and medication of children in the school system, Kathy has insight and experience in addressing these problems.  […]

EAHS’ Tayia Williams receives national honor

East Ascension High School student recognized for superior academic achievement by the National Society of High School Scholars Atlanta, GA – September 3, 2019 – The National Society of High School Scholars (NSHSS) today announced student Tayia R. Williams from Gonzales LA has been selected to become a member of the esteemed organization.  The Society recognizes […]

Muscular Dystrophy Association fundraiser (9/26) honors life of Rachel Langley

On Thursday, September 26 Master Vac Industrial Services will be selling Jambalaya dinners to raise money for the Muscular Dystrophy Association and Canine Companions for Independence in memory of Rachel Alyse Langley who passed away on August 8.  Rachel was a strong-willed, bold, sassy and outspoken young lady who loved hunting, fishing, art, music, and […]

RPCC’s John Sluder appointed to ATMAE Board

Gonzales, LA   John Sluder, Director of Technical Programs at River Parishes Community College (RPCC), was recently appointed as the 2-Year College Representative on the ATMAE Board of Directors. The Association of Technology, Management and Applied Engineering (ATMAE) sets standards for academic program accreditation, personal certification and professional development for educators and industry professionals involved in […]

Little Prairie Baptist Church to host Parish Council (Districts 5/7) candidate forum (9/26)

On September 26th at 6:30, Little Prairie Baptist Church will be hosting a forum for District 5 and District 7 Parish Council Candidates. District 5 incumbent Dempsey Lambert is being challenged by Cheryl Malbrough. District 7 incumbent Aaron Lawler faces two opponents, Kim Christy and Devin Graham.

EA Homecoming Court 2019

East Ascension High School Homecoming Court 2019    

APL/LSUAg Fall Gardening Series (two dates left)

Gardening in Ascension Parish – Just Keeps Growing! The Ascension Parish Master Gardeners Association under the direction of the LSU AgCenter is holding its Fall library series of educational workshops with gardening and landscaping tips geared to both novice and advanced gardeners.  The workshops to be hosted by the Ascension Parish Library are: Fall Tree […]

Ascension Republican Women sponsor Sheriff’s Candidate Forum

Ascension Republican Women sponsored a Sheriff’s Candidate Forum on August 15th at the Clarion Inn in Gonzales.  Sheriff Bobby Webre and challenger, Byron Hill faced off, answering prepared questions presented by Moderator, Matthew Pryor.   Pictured above, from Left:  Ascension Republican Women Recording Secretary, Darcy Rizzo, Sgt. Byron Hill, ARW President, Liz Harris, Sheriff Bobby Webre, ARW Treasurer, Rhonda Lamendola, and Moderator, Matthew Pryor. Visit ARW on […]