Shawn Wilson’s best chance at governorship is a runoff with Jeff Landry

In a JMC Analytics poll conducted at the behest of candidate for Attorney General John Belton from March 6-8, the lead question concerned the gubernatorial race featuring seven names.  The lone Democrat, former DOTD Secretary Shawn Wilson (29%) polled a single percentage point higher than the current Attorney General, Jeff Landry (28%).  The Republican vote […]

Petco Love and Cara’s House host free Pet Vaccination Event (Sunday)

As Part of Petco Love’s Initiative to Provide Another One Million Free Pet Vaccines, Cara’s House Will Host Vaccine Event, March 26, 2023, in Ascension Parish Cara’s House will provide free vaccinations for Ascension Parish and surrounding area pets. The free vaccines are made possible through Petco Love’s new national vaccination initiative, which is providing […]

Celebrate 29 years of African American History in the River Parishes

For the past 29 years the River Road African American Museum has been a vibrant learning environment for our community.  And now we’re asking you to join in our anniversary celebrations with a cash donation of $29 or more.  It’s a symbolic gesture-one dollar for every year we’ve been open! Your donation will help us […]

Walker man facing 5 years for threatening Florida legislator

United States Attorney Ronald C. Gathe, Jr. announced that Charles T. Germany, age 52, of Walker, Louisiana, pled guilty before Chief Judge Shelly D. Dick to interstate transmission of a threat to injure another. According to admissions made during his plea, on or about May 27, 2022, in the Middle District of Louisiana, Germany knowingly […]

Pam Alonso announces candidacy for Ascension Parish Council District 9

After much thought and prayer, I am pleased to announce my candidacy for Ascension Parish Council, District 9.  Like many of you, I feel like the residents of Ascension have been ignored by the council as a body, our words, opinions and needs completely ignored. I promise to always listen to you as we take […]

AP Household Hazardous Materials Collection Day (April 1)

Ascension Parish’s next Household Hazardous Materials Collection Day is April 1, from 9:00 a.m. through 1:00 p.m. is open to Ascension Parish Residents only.  Participants must present a valid identification at Lamar Dixon Expo Center, 9039 S St. Landry Ave, Gonzales. ACCEPTING Automobile Tires Car and Gold Cart Batteries Cell Phones and Batteries Electronic Equipment […]

Test your DIY skills at Dutchtown Library on Saturday

Ready for a hare raising good time? Hop over to Ascension Parish Library in Dutchtown on Saturday, March 25, at 10:00am to test your DIY skills. Get ready for spring and add this charming bunny door hanger to greet your guests. Make sure they know you did it at the library, and bring them with […]

Calendar of Events for the Week at Haven of Ascension

“Cheryl and the entire crew at Haven of Ascension are incredible hosts, accommodating, kind and considerate. The space itself is divine. It is blessed by Shaman and Healers and lay on the edge of a beautiful marsh with an open field for community gatherings. The inside space and every single detail from decor, the Café, […]

Trademarks, Patents seminars scheduled for RPCC (April 24-25; registration required)

In April the United States Patents and Trademark Office, with Louisiana Small Business Center, will host two events geared for. entrepreneurs.  One-day seminars will be conducted at River Parishes Community College, styled “boot camps,” the sessions are focused on patents and trademarks. One-Day Trademarks Boot Camp  APRIL 24TH, 2023 from 9:00 A.M. – 5:00 P.M. […]

AP Students encourage peers to have a Safe Prom Season

Donaldsonville, La. — High school students in Ascension Parish are taking part in a public safety campaign aimed at encouraging their fellow juniors and seniors to make smart decisions and enjoy this prom season. Ascension Parish’s Student Services Office is managing the campaign, and the effort is supported by Capital Area Human Services and the Ascension […]