Ascension Sewer hosting Open House (7/23)

Ascension Sewer, LLC has scheduled an Open House to gather public input for east-bank sanitary sewer project.

Milan, LeBlanc appointed Assistant Fire Chiefs for 5th Ward VFD

Chief James E. LeBlanc has made the following appointments for the 5th Ward Volunteer Fire Department in Ascension Parish – Tarrell M Milan and Derek James LeBlanc have been appointed Asst Chiefs of the 5th Ward Department. Tarrell will run the day to day operations of Station 40 near Galaxy Blvd and Derek will run […]

Keller appointed Captain of 5th Ward VFD (Darrow)

5th Ward Volunteer Fire Chief James E. LeBlanc, Asst. Chiefs Tarrell M Milan and Derek James LeBlanc are pleased to announce the promotion of Armando Keller to Captain of the 5th Ward Volunteer Fire Department that covers the Darrow Community here in Ascension Parish. Captain Armando Keller brings several years of experience and training to […]

St. Amant Fire Chief James LeBlanc assumes same post for Darrow Fire Department

Fire Chief James E. LeBlanc, the public face of Ascension Parish Fire Departments for the past 33 years, was elected Fire Chief at the age of 19 years old. Chief LeBlanc currently oversees the St. Amant Volunteer Fire Department of nearly 75 members, three fire stations with one more on the way, and a $300 […]

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 […]

Events this week at Ascension Libraries

Explore your world!  Ascension Parish Library invites you out to participate in our “Universe of Stories” Read to Me, Youth and Teen summer reading programs. Join us as we explore music, space, and more. We’ve got it all!  Earn prizes for reading, and enjoy all of the great performers and programs at the library.  Happening […]

APSO Arrest Report for the Week of July 4-11

Below is Ascension Sheriff’s arrest report for the week of July 4-11: July 4 arrests: Arianne ballard, 23, 18076 Wilkes Dr, Prairieville was charged w/ DWI-1st Offense; Anthony Young, 50, 335 River Oaks Dr, Gaunier MS was charged w/ DWI-2nd Offense; Tammara Irvin, 34, 1319 W Sidney St, Gonzales was arrested pursuant to 3 bench warrants; Chason Cummings, 31, […]

APL: English as a Second Language Tutor Training

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 […]

Clerk of Court announces dates for Election Commissioner certification school

Bridget Hanna, Clerk of Court, announced this week that her office will be conducting schools to certify new election commissioners.  Those election commissioners presently certified do not have to attend this course of instruction.   The Gonzales sessions will be held at the Courthouse Annex, Bldg. 2, 828 So. Irma Blvd., on Monday, July 15, 2019 […]

Sorrento Special Meeting to consider Zoning revisions (7/9)

A Public Hearing has been called by the Town of Sorrento Zoning Commission at the next regular meeting on Tuesday, July 9, 2019, at 6:30 pm at the Sorrento Town Hall for the purpose of discussing the following proposed revisions to the Zoning Ordinances of the Town of Sorrento: 1. One Separate Public Hearing for […]