ARW Christmas/Installation Luncheon features music and Christmas Cheer

Ascension Republican Women will hold their annual Christmas/Installation Luncheon on Thursday, December 15th at 11:30 at the Clarion Inn on Highway 30 in Gonzales. (Doors open at 11:15; Noon. – Program)  Wanda Aizpurua, President of the Louisiana Federation of Republican Women, is the club’s special guest speaker and will install the ARW 2023 Officers. The […]

Make lasting memories this holiday season at AP Library

  No matter what’s on your wish list, quality time with family and friends may be one of the season’s desires.  Continuing its mission to connect and enrich the community, Ascension Parish Library is hosting several events where residents can slow down and create memories.  Whether it’s making time to relax and read or bond […]

CF Industries confirms incident at Donaldsonville Complex

CF Industries Holdings, Inc. confirmed today that its Donaldsonville Complex in Donaldsonville, Louisiana experienced an ammonia release in an ammonia storage loading area onsite at approximately 6:30 a.m. CT on Thursday, December 1, 2022. The company quickly activated its emergency response plan and notified the appropriate officials and agencies. Local officials have issued a precautionary […]

Gonzales PD looking for carjacking suspect

The Gonzales Police Department needs your help locating James D. Earl.  Earl is wanted for participating in a carjacking that occurred on Wednesday, October 26, 2022, at Bayou Terrace Shopping Center in Gonzales Louisiana. If anyone has information on the location of this suspect please use any of the following to report: Det. Burchell, Gonzales […]

DOTD unveils new website for public comment on Highway Construction priorities

The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development announces a new website that will allow for public comments regarding the projects presented at the legislative public hearings for the State Fiscal Year 2023-2024 Highway Priority Construction Program. This interactive map will allow citizens to comment on any project presented during the annual legislative public hearings, commonly […]

CASA partners with Sugar Mill Primary for Child Abuse Prevention Art Contest

Each year, elementary students from a selected school within the Child Advocacy Services (CAS) ten parish service area are educated about what child abuse and neglect is and asked to create an original work of art to represent their interpretation of what they have learned. A contest is held and the overall winning artwork is […]

Ascension’s Lisa Lavigne is the Louisiana Educational Diagnostician of the Year

Pictured from left: Special Education Director Lynn Hathaway, Educational Diagnostician Lisa Lavigne, and Superintendent David Alexander. Donaldsonville, La. — The Louisiana Association of Educational Diagnosticians (LA-ED) selected Ascension Public Schools employee Lisa Lavigne as the 2022-23 Educational Diagnostician of the Year, also known as the Merry Jane Bourgeois Award. “We are always so proud of and for […]

Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office to sponsor December Senior Sock Hop

The December Garney Gautreau Senior Sock Hop will be hosted by Sheriff Bobby Webre and the Ascension Parish Sheriff’s office. The holiday edition event will be on December 9th,2022, with entertainment from Mike Broussard & Night Train. Lunch will be at 11 am, followed by music and a great time on the dance floor. There […]

APL offers Grow with Google webinar to Launch Your Business (12/6)

Are you a small business owner that’s not sure how to reach their customers? This virtual workshop led by a Google-supported trainer can help. Customer-focused marketing strategies can take your business to the next level. This is your opportunity to learn how to create a compelling brand, define your audience, and build customer loyalty and […]

Parish Council meeting agenda (Thursday)

REGULAR MEETING OF THE ASCENSION PARISH COUNCIL December 1, 2022 – 6:00 PM ASCENSION PARISH COURTHOUSE-Donaldsonville AGENDA (1) Call To Order / Invocation and Pledge (2) Roll Call (3) Chair’s Additions (4) Public Comment Sign- In Period (5) Parish President’s Report: (6) General Business a. Approval to enter into contract with B.E.T. Construction for construction […]