Letter in support of Council on Aging millage renewal

Dear fellow resident of Ascension Parish, For nearly 50 years, the Ascension Council on Aging has provided much-needed services to our senior citizens, including nutritious meals, transportation, caregiver assistance, fans, blankets and recreational activities. The primary funding for these vital services is an existing 1.5 mil, parish-wide property tax.  From time to time, this millage […]

Finance Committee agenda (Monday)

FINANCE COMMITTEE MEETING December 6, 2022 – 5:30 PM ASCENSION PARISH COURTHOUSE-Gonzales AGENDA (1) Call To Order / Invocation and Pledge (2) Roll Call (3) Chair’s Additions (4) Public Comment (5) GENERAL BUSINESS a. Approval of Contract Renewal with Unifirst Baton Rouge for industrial uniforms and flat supplies. Total contract amount per fee schedule for […]

APSO/Gonzales PD warn of phone scams requesting payment of tickets

The Ascension parish Sheriff’s Office is investigating multiple telephone scam incidents where individuals are impersonating deputies using an APSO phone number and requesting cash/electronic transfer of cash payments for subpoenas, warrants, and/or tickets. Our agency will NEVER contact you and request any form of cash payment (ex: GreenDot, CashApp, Venmo, PayPal) over the phone for […]

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 […]

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 […]

Letter in support of Council on Aging millage renewal

Dear fellow resident of Ascension Parish, For nearly 50 years, the Ascension Council on Aging has provided much-needed services to our senior citizens, including nutritious meals, transportation, caregiver assistance, fans, blankets and recreational activities. The primary funding for these vital services is an existing 1.5 mil, parish-wide property tax.  From time to time, this millage […]

Paying too much for Medicare Supplement Insurance? AP Library can help

Insurance companies charge dramatically different premium rates for the exact same benefit plans. Save both time and money by checking out Weiss Ratings’ Medigap Report. It will assist you in building your own customized Medicare Supplement Insurance Planner! Using an easy step-by-step guide, you’ll receive guidance on how to select a Medigap insurance plan, which […]

1.5 mill property tax renewal for Council on Aging on ballot

Beginning tomorrow Ascension voters will decide whether or not to renew a 1.5 mill levied parish-wide to fund the parish’s Council on Aging.  The full text of the ballot proposition: Shall the Parish Council of the Parish of Ascension, State of Louisiana, under the provisions of Article VI, Section 26(B) of the Constitution of the […]

Second arrest made in Hwy 73 shooting incident

According to Sheriff Bobby Webre, on Monday, November 21, detectives arrested Rhesa Pointer, 41, of Baton Rouge in relation to a shooting incident at a gas station on Hwy. 73 near I-10, which left one person injured. She is charged with attempted second-degree murder, illegal use of weapons, two-counts of aggravated damage to property, simple […]

Governor touts fifth straight month of record low unemployment

For the fifth straight month, Louisiana has set a new record for the lowest unemployment rate in state history, down to 3.3% unemployment. Governor John Bel Edwards said: “Louisiana’s unemployment rate is now 3.3%, significantly lower than the national rate of 3.7%. This is the fifth month in a row we have set a new […]