APSO Arrest Report for the Week of November 19-26

Below is Ascension Sheriff’s arrest report for the week of November 19-26 (NOTE: Ages of those accused were not included): November 19 arrests; Ahquainn Smith, 5247 Galaxy Blvd, Darrow was charged w/ 1st Degree Rape, and Theft; Alvin Geisenheimer, Jr., 9802 Airline Hwy, Gonzales was charged w/ 2nd Degree Murder; Christopher Elias, 13120 Lamar Moran Rd, St. […]

Ascension partners with Ochsner to offer free COVID-19 testing

Ascension Parish President Clint Cointment announced today that the Parish has partnered with Ochsner Health System to offer free COVID-19 testing at Lamar-Dixon Expo Center. “I am very pleased to once again be able to offer free testing to our people,” said President Cointment. “This cooperative endeavor with Ochsner has made it possible, and I […]

Galvez man arrested on attempted second-degree murder charge

Shortly after midnight on November 30, deputies responded to a nearby hospital about someone who had been stabbed. As the investigation continued, it was learned that 19-year-old Gage Schouest of Galvez had got into a physical altercation with a juvenile victim. During the fight Schouest produced a knife and stabbed the victim. The victim was […]

D’ville man third arrested for drive-by shooting in October

21-year-old Jacoby Green of Donaldsonville was arrested on November 26 and charged with second-degree murder, attempted second-degree murder, illegal use of weapons, aggravated second-degree battery, aggravated criminal damage to property and assault by drive-by shooting. He was booked into the Ascension Parish Jail where no bond has been set yet.  

Did Joe Biden beat Donald Trump? Take the latest Pelican Poll.

More than 156 MILLION votes were cast, according to the numbers submitted by 50 states, in the November 3 presidential election.  That is better than a 22-million vote increase from 2016, an extraordinary 14% which beggars the imagination; in fact, if post-election polling data is to be believed, a significant percentage of Americans profess disbelief […]

Donations accepted for Sherriff Bobby Webre’s Christmas Crusade

We are so excited to partner with Volunteer Ascension and Rotary Club of Greater Ascension to help raise funds for our Christmas Crusade Program. Thank you in advance for your donations. https://www.mightycause.com/story/Christmascrusade The Christmas Crusade program has been committed and dedicated to helping disadvantaged children, from newborns to 12 years of age in Ascension Parish. The program, now in […]

APL: Snowflake Packets for Adults at your local branch (12/7)

What’s Christmas without snowflakes? Join the Ascension Parish Library and let your hidden talent be expressed as you enjoy working with various beads. You will be achieving a unique one-of-a-kind creation, resulting in a lasting memory. Get into the Christmas spirit, and come to any Ascension Parish Library location to get a packet pick up […]

AP Schools 12th Grade Students of the Year

Ascension Public Schools Ascension Public Schools announces the 2020-21 Students of the Year for fifth, eighth, and twelfth grades. These outstanding students will be recognized at the Jan. 5, 2021, Ascension Parish School Board meeting, and the district winner will be named at that time. “It is always special when we can recognize and celebrate student […]

APL presents: Diamond Dotz Greeting Cards (Tuesday)

Want to add some sparkle to your holiday greeting cards?  Visit any of our Ascension Parish Library locations during the month of December to pick up your craft and join us on our YouTube channel as we create dazzling cards with Diamond Dotz®. Craft packets will be available on a first-come, first-served basis beginning December […]

JBE on SCOTUS declining to hear challenge to COVID mitigation measures

Gov. John Bel Edwards issued the following statement following the United States Supreme Court denying a motion to hear the case of Spell v. Edwards, which sought to overturn the Governor’s mitigation measures. Gov. Edwards said: “Throughout the course of this pandemic, I have let science and data inform the many difficult decisions I have […]