Clerk of Court Announces Qualifying Dates for 2020 Fall Election

Bridget Hanna, Clerk of Court for Ascension Parish, announced this week the dates for qualifying as a candidate for the November 3, 2020 election.  Qualifying will be held on July 22nd, 23rd, and 24th , from 8:30 a.m.  until 4:30 p.m. at the Clerk’s Office located at 815 E. Worthey St., Gonzales, or 300 Houmas […]

Ascension Parish Council meeting CANCELLED (7/2)


Cody Martin announces candidacy for Judge

Saying that he has “The necessary wide-ranging legal experience you want and need in a judge,” Cody Martin announced that he is a candidate for the Division B seat as judge in the 23rd Judicial District, comprised of Ascension, Assumption and St James Parishes. The election will fill the position currently held by The Honorable […]

Ascension one of parishes to benefit from $126 Million Electric Infrastructure Loan

U.S. Congressman Garret Graves (South Louisiana) announced a $126,356,000 loan for Dixie Electric Membership Cooperative from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). Information about the loan can be found below or here. Program: Electric Infrastructure Loan and Loan Guarantee Program Parishes: St. Helena, Livingston, West Feliciana, East Feliciana, East Baton Rouge, Tangipahoa, Ascension Project Description: This […]

As COVID-19 Cases Increase, Louisiana Will Stay in Phase Two

Today, Gov. John Bel Edwards announced that Louisiana will stay in Phase Two of reopening, as the number of COVID-19 cases and related hospitalizations have started to rise in several regions across the state. The Governor will extend his Phase Two order for another 28 days, keeping in place occupancy limits and other restrictions. As […]

PUA to resume normal billing, collections on west bank

The Parish of Ascension Utilities Committee approved a written notice to address past-due bills for Parish Utilities of Ascension (PUA) and Ascension Consolidated Utilities District 1 (ACUD-1) customers. In the mailed letter, Utilities Director Ken Dawson said employees have returned to normal operations. Due to limited space, a limit of two customers are allowed in […]

Early voting alters access to Oak Grove Park in Prairieville

The Ascension Parish Clerk of Court, in conjunction with the Parish Department of Recreation, have announced that to accommodate early voting for the Presidential primary, the splash pad and playground at the Oak Grove Community Center will be closed on weekends through Saturday July 4th. According to information received from Clerk of Court Bridget Hanna, […]

Ascension Sewer proposal

It has come to our attention that the red-lined version published earlier today omits a few pages.  See below for a pdf. file of the current agreement. Construction and Operating Agreement (B1271617-33x9D94B) (1)

Casso amends agenda to hire Ernst & Young for comparative analysis of sewer plans

Two days ago President Clint Cointment called out “certain council members” for “intentional sabotage (and) manipulating the process in favor” of Bernhard Capital Partners as the governing authority considers a mega-million dollar proposal for east bank sanitary sewer.  Yesterday the council chairwoman, District 8 representative Teri Casso amended the body’s next meeting agenda (tonight) to […]

Steven Tureau announces candidacy for District Judge

Steven Tureau announced today that he is a candidate for District Judge, Division D, in the 23rd Judicial District Court (JDC), which serves Assumption, St. James and Ascension Parishes.  The election will be held on Tuesday, November 3rd, the same day as voting for President of the United States and Congressional offices.  Early voting is […]