Ascension Assessor working remotely, advises of new Homestead Exemption app on website

All Assessor Offices will be closed until further notice to comply with Federal and State and Local guidance on preventing the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) and protecting the health and safety of our staff and the public. We are working remotely as we have designed our computer system to allow us to continue operations […]

Cointment issues Stay-at-Home order for Ascension

Ascension Parish President Clint Cointment has issued a Stay-at-Home executive order that echoes the order issued by Governor John Bel Edwards yesterday. The order mandates that all Parish government buildings are closed to the public, but goes on to state that essential government services will continue. “As I stated in the order, this move is […]

Covid-19 Dos and Don’ts

In accordance with Governor John Bel Edwards’ latest executive order, and to further prevent the spread of COVID-19, Ascension Parish President Clint Cointment has decreed that all nonessential Parish workers should stay home until further notice. Additional instructions will be forwarded regularly. Ascension Parish DPW employees already are working on split, 7-day-on 7-day-off shifts. This […]

LPB to present Governor’s Statewide Coronavirus Roundtable (Monday)

Louisiana Public Broadcasting (LPB), in partnership with the Office of Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards, presents a live statewide discussion on Louisiana’s response to COVID-19 on Monday, March 23 at 7PM, live from LPB studios in Baton Rouge. The news special will air on LPB and WYES & WLAE in New Orleans. LPB will also […]

SAHS senior to work as page in LA House of Representatives

St. Amant High senior Isabella Taylor is working as a page in the Louisiana House of Representatives during the 2020 session.  She received the recommendation of Representative Kathy Edmonston of House District 88.  Isabella is in the dual enrollment program at St. Amant High and plans to attend LSU this fall with a major in […]

SCAM ALERT: BBB warns of fake government relief checks

The United States Treasury Department announced this week it could soon start issuing relief checks to American families as soon as next month, to offset lost income from the coronavirus. Scammers wasted no time in taking advantage of this news! BBB is already getting reports on BBB Scam Tracker ( about government imposters calling about […]

LPB and Department of Education to launch At-Home Learning

Today, LPB officially launches “At-Home Learning,” our partnership with the Louisiana Department of Education. If you are a parent or teacher of students in grades Pre-K-12, LPB has resources available to help make your students’ time at home more educational and productive at For more than 40 years, LPB’s fundamental mission has been to provide […]

APSO adopts safety measures in response to Covid-19

To ensure the safety of citizens during Covid-19, we would like to inform citizens of the following: *The sheriff’s sale that was scheduled for Wednesday, March 18, has been cancelled. *Public Shooting held at our range complex has been cancelled until further notice. * Hickley M. Waguespack Center and Park is closed until further notice. […]

Ascension Parish Governmental Complex closed to public

Ascension Parish President Clint Cointment announced that the Ascension Parish Governmental Complex at 615 East Worthey Street in Gonzales is now closed to the public for the duration of the COVID-19 state of emergency. Cointment had announced previously that the Planning and Development Department and the Building Department, both housed in the governmental complex, would […]

AP Schools to begin meal pickup beginning Wednesday (3/18)

Starting on Wednesday, March 18, 2020, Ascension Public Schools will offer free curbside meal pickup for all students every weekday from 10:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m.  Pickup locations will be at Donaldsonville High, Dutchtown High, East Ascension High, and St. Amant High schools.