Ascension WW II veterans to be Grand Marshals for November 10 parade

The Ascension Veterans Parade will be held on Sunday, November 10, 2019 starting at 2:00 pm from Irma Blvd.  The parade route will follow Worthey Road to Burnside Ave turning onto Cornerview back to Irma Blvd.  Grand Marshals will be all Ascension World War II veterans. The parade committee is still accepting entries from any […]

AP Library to assist applicants for Federal Student Aid (10/26)

The U.S. Department of Education provides billions in student financial aid every year for students attending college. But you won’t see a penny of that unless you fill out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).  As the name indicates, filling out the application is free, but it can seem daunting. A representative from […]

Ascension Trick-or-Treat hours set (10/31)

At its October 17 meeting, the Ascension Parish Council set Trick-or-Treat hours from 6 pm to 8 pm on Halloween, Thursday October 31, in the unincorporated areas of the Parish. Children who plan on Trick-or-Treating should be chaperoned by an adult. Participants are urged to observe safety precautions, such as wearing brightly colored costumes, using […]

65-year old Denham Springs man sentenced to 7 years pursuant to multi-charge guilty plea

On October 9, 2019, Shane Grigsby of 8103 Fitzgerald Rd. Denham Springs, LA., age 65, pled guilty to Monetary Instrument Abuse, Illegal Carrying of Weapons, Possession of a Schedule I Controlled Dangerous Substance, Possession with Intent to Distribute a Schedule II Controlled Dangerous Substance, Illegal Possession of Stolen Things, Resisting an Officer, Possession of Drug […]

Darrow man sentenced to 8 years for drugs/weapons convictions

On October 9, 2019, Keron Landry of 4404 Marchand School Rd. Darrow, LA., age 33, pled guilty to Possession with Intent to Distribute a Schedule II Controlled Dangerous Substance and Possession with Intent to Distribute a Schedule I Controlled Dangerous Substance. Landry was prosecuted by Assistant District Attorney Charles “Chuck” Long, and presiding over this […]

Parish President Run-off Forum is program for October Ascension GOP Roundtable

Clint Cointment and Murphy Painter, the two candidates in the running for Ascension Parish President, will face off at the October Ascension GOP Roundtable, sponsored by Ascension Republican Women. The Roundtable will be held on Wednesday, October 23rd at 11:30 a.m. at the Clarion Inn, 1500 W. Highway 30 in Gonzales. (11:30 to 12:00 – […]

Get your order in for 4-H Sweet Potato and Pecan

Ascension 4-H is accepting orders for its annual Sweet Potato and Pecan fundraiser until October 30.

Aftermath of World War I, a five-part series at Gonzales Library

Ascension Parish Library in Gonzales hosts a five-week reading and discussion series entitled Aftermath of World War I funded by a grant from the Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities.  This series offers the reading public an opportunity to examine this conflict’s aftermath in detail and to understand the impact World War I had on human […]

Gonzales City Council agenda (10/14)

GONZALES CITY COUNCIL MEETING MONDAY OCTOBER 14, 2019 AT 5:30 P.M AGENDA 1. Call to Order. 2. Roll Call. 3. Presentation of Guest: Open for Citizens of Gonzales, present. Open for all other guest present. 4. Minutes of a Regular Meeting of the City Council taken September 23, 2019. 5. Minutes of a Regular Meeting […]

Two wanted in grocery robbery

Gonzales, La – On October 9, at approximately 9:30 p.m., the two pictured subjects entered Rouses Market in Gonzales and selected over $800.00 of groceries. While the female subject was checking out at the register… the male subject left the store with a majority of the items, making no attempt to pay for them. The […]