STEM-focused Jump Start to provide Advanced Skills, college/career credentials

Louisiana high school students will soon have more options to develop skills in science, technology, engineering and mathematics, or STEM, to help them succeed following graduation, all while earning career credentials and transferable course credit at Louisiana State University (LSU) and Xavier University, as the result of four new Jump Start pathways. Of the four […]

APL: English as a Second Language Tutor Training (this week)

Are you interested in helping an adult in our community improve their English speaking, reading, and writing skills? Join the Ascension Parish Library’s Adult Literacy Program and volunteer to help an adult in need. No prior teaching experience required. We will train you! August Training Dates: ESL Tutor Training at the Ascension Parish Library in […]

August 20 ribbon cuttings for Dutchtown Primary and APPLe Digital Academy and Career Training Center

Donaldsonville, La. — On Tuesday, Aug. 20, Ascension Public Schools will hold two ribbon cutting ceremonies for recent construction projects: Dutchtown Primary School’s two-story classroom addition and a new campus for APPLe Digital Academy and Career Training. These are part of an extensive list of projects funded by the $120 million construction bond passed by voters in 2016. Dutchtown […]

Ascension Community Theatre presents One-Act Play Festival (August 22-25)

Ascension Community Theatre’s next stage production will be the One-Act Play Festival. The One-Act Play Festival is a series of 6 one-act plays written and performed by local talent in Ascension Parish and surrounding areas. The festival runs August 22-25, 2019. Show times are as follows: Thursday-Saturday at 7:00 pm and Sunday at 2:00 pm. […]

Meet the Gators (8/26)

On Monday 8/26/2019(6:30 PM) in the SAHS GOLD DOME, the SAHS Athletic Department and the SAHS Athletic Booster Club will present, “Meet the Gators” a Fall Sports Kick-Off Dinner and presentation. All Fall sports are invited to give a short presentation at this event. The Athletic Booster Club will provide jambalaya and parents are invited. Immediately after (or prior to) each […]

St. Amant HS Class of ’99 Reunion (8/17)

The St. Amant High School Graduating Class of 1999 invites its fellow classmates to its 20th Reunion on August 17, 2019 at The Cabin, located at 5405 Hwy 44. The celebration shall be 7pm-10pm and includes dinner, music, games, door prizes, photo opportunities, a cash bar and more! Dressy casual is recommended for the evening, […]

Groundbreaking for Bluff Ridge Primary this morning

Prairieville, La. — On Tuesday, Aug. 13, Ascension Public Schools will hold a groundbreaking ceremony for the new Bluff Ridge Primary School. This is the third of four new schools to be built as part of the $120 million construction bond passed by voters in 2016. WHAT: Groundbreaking for Bluff Ridge Primary School WHEN: 11:30 a.m., […]

Understanding Osteoarthritis and Treatment Options @ Gonzales Library (8/29)

Osteoarthritis, one of the most common types of arthritis, is a degenerative joint disease caused by cartilage loss in a joint.  Can osteoarthritis be cured?  What treatments are available for osteoarthritis?  To learn more about the basics of osteoarthritis including the signs and symptoms, the care, and treatment options, join Dr. Matthew Copple, an Orthopaedic […]

PACE Center architect, naming rights on Development District agenda

A PUBLIC MEETING OF THE PACE CENTER ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT DISTRICT CITY OF GONZALES-AUGUST 12, 2019 AT 5:30 P.M.  Call to Order. Invocation. Pledge of Allegiance. Roll Call. Resolution to authorize the Mayor and Chief Administrative Officer to negotiate and sell the naming rights for the PACE Center. Approve hiring of an architect and engineers for […]

Spartan Spectacular set for August 10

East Ascension High School Athletics Booster Club is having their annual fundraiser. The Booster Club helps all sports with Letterman Jacket and other expenses. We have a dinner for two and a chance to win up to $5,000. A total of $10,400 will be given away. Contact Gennia Baye at 225-571-0880 if you would like […]