Ralph’s Market presents: The Weekly Wino

Your weekly adventure into the world of wine, spirits and beer…and occasionally something more!?! Cuvaison Winery One of the Best in Napa!!! Founded in 1969, Cuvaison is one of the pioneering wineries that helped shape the modern era of Napa Valley winemaking. As an independent, family-owned winery for nearly five decades, they are dedicated to […]

APSO Arrest Report for the Week of January 9-16

Below is Ascension Sheriff’s arrest report for the week of January 9-16: January 9 arrests: Damarrious McKinney, 20, 4747 Southpark Dr, Baton Rouge was arrested pursuant to a fugitive warrant; Jared Brown, 31, 13510 Marlin Ave, Baton Rouge was charged w/ Possession of Schedule I-CDS, and arrested pursuant to a fugitive warrant; Amanda Lambert, 33, 11524 Stringer Bridge […]

Donaldsonville High develops new athletic logos

Donaldsonville, La. — Donaldsonville High School (DHS) announces the creation of new athletic logos for the Tigers. DHS and Ascension Public Schools worked with Torch Creative to design custom, professional logos unique to the school. “Donaldsonville High School has a rich and proud history. We are thankful for this partnership with Torch Creative that allowed us to […]

President Cointment mobilizes litter crews in Ascension

Ascension Parish President Clint Cointment is tired of seeing litter in the ditches and along roadways and is doing something about it. He has organized DPW grass cutting crews to pick up litter during slow periods. “During the winter, grass is cut much less often, or it is too wet to cut,” said Cointment. “Now […]

Ascension Livestock Show, 4H event at Lamar Dixon next week

Gonzales, La.  The Ascension Parish 4-H and FFA hosts its annual Livestock Show at Lamar Dixon on Jan. 17th & 18th.  On January 17th in barn 8, the livestock show kicks off with the 12th Annual Stick Horse Rodeo.  Stick Horse Rodeo registration is at 6:00 p.m. and the stick horse rodeo begins promptly at […]

Cointment proclaims LSU Week in Ascension Parish

Ascension Parish President Clint Cointment has proclaimed January 13 through 17 as LSU Week in Ascension Parish, and encouraged all parish employees to wear LSU apparel all week long in celebration of the Tigers’ monumental and historic win in the National Championship football game. “If there is one thing that unites everyone in Ascension, it’s […]

Blanchard Braud named Gonzales’ Outstanding Citizen of 2019

Blanchard Braud has been named Gonzales’ Outstanding Citizen of 2019.  The City Council adopted a proclamation at Monday’s early morning meeting (rescheduled from the normal 5:30 pm start time to accommodate a certain football game in the Louisiana Superdome this evening) in recognition of Braud’s years of service to the city. “Most recently Blanchard has done great work […]

Central MS wins “Solve for Tomorrow” contest and $15,000 in classroom resources

Central Middle School STEM Teacher Michelle Jones (center) in her eighth grade class. Jones worked with sixth, seventh and eighth grade classes for the award-winning contest. Gonzales, La. — Central Middle School (CMS) was named a state winner in the Samsung Solve for Tomorrow contest. Over 2,000 public schools submitted entries into the competition which were […]

LSU AgCenter has sweet potato seeds

As a service to the residents of Louisiana, the LSU AgCenter’s Sweet Potato Research Station produces foundation sweet potato seed annually.  These seed potatoes are to be bedded in the row to produce “slips” or cuttings, which are then transplanted to the field to produce the crop.  Fourteen varieties are available for purchase, however some […]

APSO seeking information in Donaldsonville shooting

APSO seeking information in Donaldsonville shooting that left one in critical condition According to Sheriff Bobby Webre, shortly after midnight, Jan. 1, deputies were dispatched to the area of St. Patrick Street in Donaldsonville in reference to a shooting. As the investigation continued, it was learned that the victim and his wife arrived back home […]