AP Trash Bash ’23 needs volunteers (April 22)

On April 22, 2023, from 8 am – 12 pm, Ascension Parish will host its annual Trash Bash as part of Keep Louisiana Beautiful Week. This event is designed to bring together the community to help clean up and beautify our parish. During this event, volunteers will have the opportunity to get involved in a […]

March into Art Exhibit now open for public viewing

The River Region Art Association is happy to announce their “March into Art Exhibit” is now open to the public for viewing. This year’s “March into Art Exhibit” is sponsored by the City of Gonzales. Nearly 150 pieces of art have been submitted into the exhibit from local student artists throughout the seven parish region […]

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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

Mix and Mingle with Paul Mainieri as DFAC sponsor

Introducing “Mix and Mingle” Guest Speaker: Coach Paul Mainieri, recently retired Head Baseball Coach of the LSU Fighting Tigers! A four-year letter-winner in college, Mainieri played one season at LSU, one season for his father – legendary JUCO coach Demie Mainieri – at Miami- Dade North Community College, and two seasons at the University of […]

Ascension Parish continues to look for an Animal Shelter site

The Parish of Ascension and its Animal Services Board have re-engaged with our team to find new properties for the animal shelter location. We received very helpful feedback from our public meeting that was held in February and have taken that information to help steer the search for future proposed locations. We have also tasked […]

HS Seniors can apply for scholarships until April 1

SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES! Printable applications are available at: https://ascensionsheriff.com/lsa-scholarship/ https://ascensionsheriff.com/dawn-shivers-scholarship/ Sheriff Bobby Webre would like to make everyone aware of the Louisiana Sheriff’s Scholarship Program. This scholarship will provide assistance to worthy Louisiana students in furthering their education and training with resources made available through the Louisiana Sheriff’s Honorary Membership Program. Scholarships of a maximum of […]