No one benefited more from redistricting than District 5 incumbent

11 Ascension Parish Council seats are scheduled to be contested on October 14, with some districts having seen major changes to accommodate wildly shifting demographic patterns reflected in the most recent decennial census.  Our analysis of those district-by-district shifts, with an assessment of potential changes to the electoral dynamic, focuses on District 5 today.  (See […]

28th Annual Krewe of Diversion boat parade (February 11)

The 28th Annual Krewe of Diversion Mardi Gras Boat Parade will set sail on Saturday, February 11.  Join Grand Marshals Manny and Christine Simoneaux and many others in support of a great cause.  

Ascension Council on Aging sponsors Senior Sock Hop (Friday)

Get ready to move; it’s the first Sock Hop event of the New Year! The Ascension Parish Council on Aging will host the Garney Gautreau Senior Sock Hop at Ascension Gym located at 9039 South St. Landry Ave. On January 27, 2023, get ready to Mardi Gras Mambo into entertainment from Mike Broussard & Night […]

AG: Biden Targets Retirement Benefits to Pursue Radical Agenda

Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry has joined Louisiana in a 25-state lawsuit over a Biden Department of Labor rule threatening the retirement accounts of millions of Americans. The rule would allow 401(k) managers to direct their clients’ money to ESG (Environmental Social Governance) investments and runs contrary to the laws outlined in the Employee Retirement […]

LSU Vet School Open House on Saturday

LSU Vet Med Open House returns this Saturday, January 28. Bring the family & discover the world of veterinary medicine, the latest in animal health care, wellbeing, and biomedical research. Check out our exhibits, petting zoo, and teddy bear repair station. For more event information, visit the link in our bio. #bringingtheworldin

Benefit on the Bayou (February 11) supports pediatric cancer research

Mardi Gras comes and goes each year in Louisiana and each year there is an abundance of revelry and partying.  This year a unique and meaningful event will be held in conjunction with the St. Jude Boat Parade on February 11th between 11 am and 4:30pm.   Benefit on the Bayou will be held at Jimmy […]

Whether incumbent runs or not, District 4 is wide open seat

11 Ascension Parish Council seats are scheduled to be contested on October 14, with some districts having seen major changes to accommodate wildly shifting demographic patterns reflected in the most recent decennial census.  Our analysis of those district-by-district shifts, with an assessment of potential changes to the electoral dynamic, focuses on District 4 today.  (See […]

Haven of Ascension Marketplace set for Sunday morning

Come join us for our monthly Haven Marketplace.  Scheduled for Sunday (January 28) from 9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. at Haven of Ascension will host local vendors to its unique facility at 12138 W Main Street, Gonzales LA.  Come out to support local small businesses and see what Haven of Ascension has to offer. “Cheryl and the […]

2023 St. Theresa Middle Students of the Year winners announced

Student of the Year is an award given to a 5th and 8th grade student each year.  Each school in the Diocese of Baton Rouge recognizes students who have demonstrated excellence in the following areas: leadership, discipleship, citizenship, and service.  Students who are selected must create a portfolio to showcase these areas as well as […]

LA Department of Corrections routinely detains individuals past release dates

The Justice Department announced today that it has concluded there is reasonable cause to believe that the Louisiana Department of Public Safety and Corrections (LDOC) routinely confines people in its custody past the dates when they are legally entitled to be released from custody, in violation of the Fourteenth Amendment. Specifically, the department concluded that: […]