APSO Arrest Report for the Week of July 11-18

Below is Ascension Sheriff’s arrest report for the week of July 11-18: July 11 arrests: Warren Arnold, 30, 33647 N Walker Rd, Livingston was charged w/ Theft, and Simple Criminal Damage to Property; Chase Falcon, 28, 215 St. Patrick St, Donaldsonville was charged w/ Parole Violation; Talen Gray, 18, 14306 Brentwood Ct, Gonzales was charged w/ Violations of […]

Ascension Flight Soccer Club (Gonzales Soccer Club)-Registration open now

July brings a new soccer season in Ascension Parish with the newly named Ascension Flight Soccer Club, formerly Gonzales Soccer Club. Registration for the Recreational Soccer League is open and throughout the month of July a $15 Early-Bird Discount is available for all programs to new and existing members. The Recreational Soccer League is open […]

American Legion Poker Run to fund new location [Saturday]

Post 81 of the American Legion Veterans Organization located in Gonzales/Ascension Parish is hosting a fundraiser Saturday. This will be the 2nd Annual event of its kind, and we need support. Some of you may know that the former location that Post 81 called home for many, many years was left uninhabitable by the great […]

Kathy Edmonston announces candidacy for House District 88

Kathy Edmonston announces her candidacy for State Representative of Louisiana House, District 88.  The district lies entirely in eastern Ascension Parish and includes parts of Gonzales, the entire town of Sorrento and the areas of Brittany, Galvez and St. Amant. “I am running for District 88 to bring my strong conservative values to the legislative […]

Dutchtown/LSU grad recovering after horrific head-on collision; Visit Nick Harper’s Healing Community to help

I’m a teacher/athletic trainer at Dutchtown High for 18 years. Nick is a Dutchtown High graduate and recent LSU graduate in Electrical Engineering. On his way home 4 weeks ago another driver came directly into his lane and hit him head on. Crash was on Hwy 621. He is currently in the Baton Rouge Rehab […]

Ari Latino named Honorary Sheriff for July

Ascension Parish Sheriff Bobby Webre awarded Ari Latino, who garnered the attention of thousands of viewers locally and nationally for interpreting in Ascension Parish during Tropical Storm Barry, Honorary Sheriff for the month of July. “Ari is the definition of inspiration,” said Sheriff Webre. “He opened the eyes of a lot of people in Ascension […]

Casso assesses council tenure, the future

We posed the following questions to Council Chairwoman Teri Casso: How would you characterize Teri Casso’s 7.5 years on the council (of what are you most proud, any regrets, etc)? What do you hope to accomplish in the future? Chairwoman Casso’s response, unedited and unadulterated, is below. I have enjoyed my service to the community for […]

Site of new courthouse being raised with fill

For six months in 2018 the proposed courthouse targeted for E Worthey Rd in Gonzales, adjacent to Ascension’s Governmental Complex, was the pretext employed by EA Drainage Chairman Dempsey Lambert to delay Fill Ordinance (the one vetoed by President Kenny Matassa after its eventual passage on May 16).  The courthouse project is proceeding apace, fill […]

Thursday Council agenda includes “ban on use of fill” with Matassa legal fees on Consent Agenda

REGULAR MEETING OF THE ASCENSION PARISH COUNCIL July 18, 2019 – 6:00 PM ASCENSION PARISH COURTHOUSE (Gonzales) (1) Call To Order / Invocation and Pledge (2) Roll Call (3) Chair’s Additions (4) Public Comment Sign- In Period (5) Presentations a. Certificates of Achievement – Eagle Scout Noah Holmes, Eagle Scout Jack Jones, and Eagle Scout […]

Vegetative Debris (only) drop off at Lamar Dixon now open

GONZALES – Ascension Parish Office of Emergency Preparedness officials announced Monday a vegetative debris only drop-off site is now open at Lamar-Dixon Expo Center. The center is located at 9039 S. St. Landry Ave, Gonzales. The drop-off site is for Ascension Parish residents only. The site will not accept construction debris. The drop-off site is […]