Eight elective positions on Ascension Parish ballots (November 8)

Election Day November 8, six weeks from today, when Ascension voters will cast ballots in three Congressional races along with five other elective positions. Incumbent Senator John Kennedy-(R), pushed to a runoff in 2016 in route to a resounding victory (61% of the vote statewide) over Foster Campbell, did exceedingly well in Ascension.  Kennedy garnered […]

River Region Art exhibit scheduled for Saturday

We are so excited to announce our Fall Festival of Arts, Community Art Exhibit this Saturday (October 1) from 4:00-7:00 p.m. We are so thankful to be open and back together again and hope you join us in the celebration – there will be beautiful art to view and purchase, as well as live music, […]

AP Library Bookmobile schedule for this week

Beep Beep! Here’s where our Bookmobile will be this week. We hope that you’ll come and check out all of the books, audiobooks, movies, and more that we have in store for you! #myAPL  

DOJ awards APSO $28,412 crime prevention grant

U.S. Attorney Ronald C. Gathe, Jr. announced that the Department of Justice’s Bureau of Justice Assistance has awarded $253,191 collectively to the Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office, the East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office, and the Iberville Parish Sheriff’s Office. The Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office was awarded $28,412, the East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff’s Office was awarded […]

Republican AGs oppose “Permitting-Reform” bill

Citing economic, legal, and procedural issues – Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry is leading a coalition of 18 states in vocal opposition to the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2022. The state chief legal officers slammed the proposed legislation by U.S. Senator Joe Manchin as a back-door attempt to impose the failed Clean Power […]

Eight amendments to Louisiana Constitution on the ballot

Election Day is November 8, a Tuesday denoting federal contests being decided, when eight proposed amendments to Louisiana’s Constitution will also be on the ballot. Constitutional Amendment No. 1: Do you support an amendment to increase to 65% the cap on the amount of monies in certain state funds that may be invested in stocks? […]

Fall Storytimes at Ascension Parish Library

Babytime is a captivating storytime designed for babies from 0–18 months and their families. Babytime features interactive board books, various songs, nursery rhymes, and fingerplays. It is an excellent chance for babies and caregivers to bond over books. Babytime will be held on Tuesdays in Gonzales and Thursdays in Dutchtown from September 27– November 17 […]

Ralph’s Market Fall Wine Gala at L’Auberge on October 20

It’s time to get excited about the Ralph’s Market Fall Wine Gala! This year’s theme is Masquerade and we’ll pulled out all the stops. The event will be held at L’Auberge du Lac Casino in Baton Rouge on October 20th. Tickets are limited and will go fast, so don’t wait to purchase yours!    

Graves: Urgent reform needed to expedite infrastructure projects

Urgent reform needed to expedite infrastructure projects, solve energy crisis, create jobs and stimulate the economy U.S. Congressman Garret Graves released the following statement regarding the permitting legislation being pushed by President Joe Biden, Senators Chuck Schumer and Joe Manchin, and others. Modernizing the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) would help fast-track Louisiana’s coastal restoration […]

Agenda for Gonzales City Council’s meeting on Thursday

GONZALES CITY COUNCIL MEETING THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 29, 2022, AT 5:30 P.M NOTICE OF A PUBLIC HEARING/MEETING: Adoption of Ordinance No. 4193:  An Ordinance Amending the Code of Ordinance, Chapter 19 – Traffic and Motor Vehicles, Section 19-9, Load Limit on Blacktop Streets REGULAR MEETING OF THE MAYOR AND COUNCILMEN: Call to Order. Invocation. Pledge of […]