Guilty Pleas for the Week of May 13-17

During the week of May 13 – May 17, 2019, the following defendants pled guilty to various charges and were sentenced in the 23rd Judicial District Court, Ascension Parish: Demetrius Robinson, 6685 Titan Ave. Baton Rouge, LA., age 25, pled guilty to Simple Burglary of an Inhabited Dwelling and was sentenced to 6 years with […]

Sorrento Special Meeting to adopt drainage proposal for EAD (Tuesday)

AGENDA SPECIAL MEETING OF THE MAYOR AND COUNCIL, TOWN OF SORRENTO, TUESDAY, MAY 21, 2019 6:00 P.M., SORRENTO TOWN HALL Pledge Adopt the proposal to be submitted to the East Ascension Drainage Board

APSO arrests Gonzales man on 2nd Degree Murder charge

According to Sheriff Bobby Webre, the Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office Violent Crimes Unit arrested 31-year-old Reese Plaisance who is charged for second-degree murder and illegal carrying of weapons. Shortly after midnight, May 17, deputies received a call that someone was shot on Denham Road in Gonzales. Deputies arrived on scene to learn that one male […]

Matassa Proclaims Crohn’s & Colitis Awareness Month

Ascension Parish President Kenny Matassa has proclaimed the month of May 2019 to be Crohn’s & Colitis Awareness Month. According to the proclamation, Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis are serious chronic inflammatory diseases of the gastrointestinal tract. Collectively known as inflammatory bowel disease, Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis afflict approximately 1.6 million people in the […]

Friends of the Library hosting book sale Jambalaya Festival weekend

Join us for our first Book Sale at Ascension Parish Library in Gonzales during the Jambalaya Festival where we’ll be selling paperback and hardback books from every genre under the sun! Pricing for materials are as follows: Paperbacks – 2 for $1 Hardbacks – $2 We’ll only be accepting cash at this book sale. Visitors […]

Pocahontas: The Louisiana Connection @ Gonzales Library (5/21)

We’ve all heard the stories of Pocahontas, the famous Native girl who fell in love with the dashing John Smith and threw herself on his body to save his life. We also know that that story, along with the rest of the Disney version of her life, is simply not true. So, who was the […]

St. Gabriel man wanted for Attempted 2nd Degree Murder

The Gonzales Police Department is requesting the public’s assistance with locating 25 year old Christopher Holland of 5545 Andrews lane St Gabriel La., who is wanted for attempted second degree murder. On April 20, 2019, at approximately 9:35 P.M. Christopher Holland went to the Juneau Inn located at 108 East Railroad Avenue in Gonzales.  He […]

RRAAM: Greenbook Documentary, Gospel in the Park, and more

May 18, 12-8 PM Jambalaya Park, Gonzales Enjoy. Revive. Celebrate at the 2019 Gospel in the Park hosted by The RRAAM and sponsored by the City of Donaldsonville and Shell. Music & Entertainment– Anthony Nelson & the Overcomers, Hosea Reddit and Friends, St. Paul Baptist Church, Jhamerrick Campbell & more Food– Keep Gospel in the Park free, support […]

Ascension Household Hazardous Materials Collection Day on Saturday

Ascension Parish President Kenny Matassa reminds everyone that parish government will be accepting household hazardous waste at the Lamar-Dixon Expo Center on Saturday, May 18, from 9 am until 1 pm. The event is free for Ascension Parish residents. The expo center is located at 9039 St. Landry Road, Gonzales, but people are asked to […]

Donaldsonville Council meeting agenda (5/14)

AGENDA DONALDSONVILLE COUNCIL TUESDAY, MAY 14, 2019 6:00 P.M. 1. INVOCATION 2. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE 3. ROLL CALL 4. PUBLIC COMMENTS 5. ADOPTION OF MINUTES (MARCH 26 & APRIL 9, 2019) 6. AGENDA AMENDMENTS 7. MAYOR'S REPORT 1. Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office monthly report 2. Fire Department monthly report- Fire Chief James McDonald 3. Public […]