AP Library presents Know Your Rights: Wills and Successions (Tuesday)

Louisiana has very strict laws that control where property goes after someone dies. If you have questions about what may happen to your property when that time comes, join Southeast Louisiana Legal Services attorney Chris Pierce for a Know Your Rights legal workshop about wills and successions on Tuesday, June 15 at 2:00pm at Ascension […]

Main Street Recovery Grants exempt from state taxation

State Treasurer John M. Schroder announced today that Main Street Recovery Program grants are not subject to state taxes under legislation that recently became state law. Senate Bill 11 by state Sen. Kirk Talbot created the state tax exemption for COVID-19 disaster relief that businesses report in federal gross income. The exemption will be applied retroactively. […]

Check Your Mailbox! LA Treasurer just mailed $16.9 million Unclaimed Property Checks

State Treasurer John M. Schroder announced today that more than 76,000 people will receive Unclaimed Property checks totaling $16.9 million after the Louisiana Department of Treasury used data matches to update addresses. “Technology is helping us find more and more people to return Unclaimed Property. We can’t return every single dollar that way, but we […]

AP Libraries hosting Small Business Seminar (6/16)

Join Ascension Parish Library on Wednesday, June 16 at 1:00pm on Zoom for this virtual small business seminar designed for individuals who want to learn what it takes to start and run a successful small business. Presenter Sonia E. Wilson, business consultant with Louisiana Small Business Development Center at Southern University and A&M College—Baton Rouge, […]

Ascension Parish announces Flood Debris Removal

Officials with Ascension Parish Government have announced that DRC Emergency Services will begin removing construction and demolition debris related to the recent flooding in the later part of next week, dependent on when all roads are accessible. Residents are asked to begin placing construction and demolition debris in the road and street rights-of-way for pick […]

APSO Arrest Report for the Week of June 3-9

Below is Ascension Sheriff’s arrest report for the week of June 3-9: June 3 arrests: Samuel Bell, 60, 332 Walnut St, New Orleans was charged w/ (2 counts) Theft; Jalyan Alexander, 21, 2211 S Ringer St, Gonzales was charged w/ Attempted 2nd Degree Murder, and Aggravated Criminal Damage to Property; Edwin Ezeff, 41, 38113 Stanley St, Prairieville […]

Gonzales City Council meeting agenda (Monday)

GONZALES CITY COUNCIL MEETING MONDAY JUNE 14, 2021  AT 5:30 P.M. AGENDA Call to Order. Invocation. Pledge of Allegiance. Roll Call. Minutes of a Public Hearing of the Mayor and City Council taken May 24, 2021. Minutes of a Regular Meeting of the City Council taken, May 24, 2021. Report from Recreation Meeting taken June […]

AP Relay for Life scheduled for June 26 at Cabelas

Ascension Parish Relay for Life will be held on June 26, 2021, at Cabelas.  This year’s event will take place from 10:00 am till 3:00- pm . It’s not too late to participate or volunteer for this year’s event. To do so go to RelayForLife.org/AscensionLa for more information or to register to participate. Cancer survivors […]

Make a difference: Become a Volunteer with CASA

As summer begins,  many children will enjoy  positive and lasting memories with their families. Unfortunately, there are many children in our community who may not have the same safe and nurturing experience.  Those children may find themselves in situations where they need trusting adults to make a difference in their lives and be their voice. Nearly half […]

A tough night for Melancon as Commission holds firm on Riverton and Buzzard Roost

“If you actually watch the (March 9, 2016) meeting it’s not confusing at all,” assured Planning Commissioner Aaron Chaisson about Riverton Subdivision’s 780-lot preliminary plat approval.  “I don’t know why we’re even discussing it.” Riverton’s developer, the Grady Melancon-owned SLC, LLC, was still negotiating with the parish on the morning of the plat’s consideration five years ago, ultimately […]