Department of Education seeking Summer Food Service Program sponsors

Applications accepted now through April 15, 2022 The Louisiana Department of Education’s Division of Nutrition Support is now accepting applications from eligible agencies and organizations to serve as sponsors and program sites for the 2022 Summer Food Service Program (SFSP), which provides healthy meals to children, especially those from disadvantaged backgrounds, during the summer months […]

Spreading hope this season…become a CASA volunteer

Voice…it’s what so many people have, but don’t realize how impactful it can be. There are many children in our community who have lost their voice, thus losing their hope for a brighter future. There are children in Ascension Parish who have become involved in the Court system at no fault of their own because […]

2022 St. Theresa Middle Students of the Year 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, citizenship, academics.  Students who are selected must create a portfolio to showcase these three areas.  They are also required […]

RRAAM sponsoring Day of Service on MLK Day

The Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. holiday is an official day of service and celebrates the civil rights leader’s life and legacy. Join us for a day of service at our annual MLK Day of Service to celebrate the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. The event will include free food and music! Service […]

AG announces settlement with student loan servicer, Navient

Attorney General Jeff Landry announced that Navient, known as one of the nation’s largest student loan servicers, will provide monetary relief to resolve allegations of widespread unfair and deceptive student loan servicing practices and abuses in originating predatory student loans. This settlement, joined by Attorney General Landry and 38 other attorneys general, resolves claims that […]

APSO Arrest Report for the Week of January 6-13

Below is Ascension Sheriff’s arrest report for the week of January 6-13: January 6 arrests: Xavier Frazier, 34, 6672 Hwy 308, Belle Rose was charged w/ Domestic Abuse Battery, Simple Robbery, and Simple Assault; Shaun McClard, 42, 22417 Teal St, Maurepas was arrested  pursuant to a bench warrant; Alexis Moak, 19, 102 N Village Ln, Petal MS was […]

Fish-Frog Bayou Flood Control Structure groundbreaking

On Wednesday, January 12, 2022, the Ascension Parish East Ascension Consolidated Gravity Drainage District No. 1 and the Pontchartrain Levee District broke ground on the Fish-Frog Bayou Flood Control Structure. The new flood control advancement is located on Alligator Bayou Road and will aid in helping to control water rises in areas like Bayou Manchac. […]

Team of Dream Field receives $10,000 grant from GBR Fair Foundation

The City of Gonzales received a $10,000 check from the Baton Rouge State Fair Foundation’s Worthy Cause Grant, on behalf of Leadership Ascension’s Team of Dreams. Greg Edwards, Chairman of the Baton Rouge State Fair Foundation said the Board believes the “extraordinary work done by Leadership Ascension to build the field and all that it […]

Mayor Arceneaux proclaims Catholic School Week in Gonzales

On January 11, 2022, students from St. John Primary and St. Theresa Middle took a field trip to the Gonzales City Hall to meet with Gonzales Mayor Barney Arceneaux.  The students had a wonderful time inquiring about the Mayor’s responsibilities.  When asked what his favorite part of the job was, Mayor Arceneaux replied, “Meeting people […]

AG on two SCOTUS ruling in vaccine mandate cases

Attorney General Jeff Landry, who filed lawsuits against Joe Biden’s mandates on private businesses and healthcare workers, issued the following statement about the breaking decisions by the United States Supreme Court: “While I am ecstatic the Supreme Court agreed with us and upheld our victory at the Fifth Circuit over OSHA’s mandate on private businesses, […]