28th Annual Krewe of Diversion boat parade (February 11)

The 28th Annual Krewe of Diversion Mardi Gras Boat Parade will set sail on Saturday, February 11.  Join Grand Marshals Manny and Christine Simoneaux and many others in support of a great cause.  

Minor changes bode well for District 3 Council incument

11 Ascension Parish Council seats are scheduled to be contested on October 14, with some districts having seen major changes to accommodate wildly shifting demographic patterns reflected in the most recent decennial census.  Our analysis of those district-by-district shifts, with an assessment of potential changes to the electoral dynamic, focuses on District 3 today.  (See […]

First time East Bank vote could decide District 1 Parish Council race

11 Ascension Parish Council seats are scheduled to be contested on October 14, with some districts having seen major changes to accommodate wildly shifting demographic patterns reflected in the most recent decennial census.  In the coming weeks we will analyze those changes, district-by-district, with an assessment of potential changes to the electoral dynamic.  We begin […]

DFAC seeking sponsors, nominations (packets included)

Dancing For A Cause is in its 14th season, and The Arc of East Ascension needs your help! Dancing For A Cause is a vital fundraising event for The Arc of East Ascension. All funds raised benefit The Arc of East Ascension, which is a non-profit organization that provides vital needs to individuals with intellectual […]

Anboran Fairytales author visits Galvez Library (Registration Required)

Hear from author Ronnie Anderson as he talks about his Anboran fairytales on Saturday, January 28, at the Galvez library at 11:00 am. Anderson, who grew up in Baton Rouge, says that when he searched for fairytales for his daughters, he was shocked that none had people of color in them. So, he created Anboran […]

APSO Arrest Report for the Week of January 12-18

Below is Ascension Sheriff’s arrest report for the week of January 12-19: January 12 arrests: Michael North, Jr., 37, 806 Oak St, Donaldsonville was charged w/ Disturbing the Peace, Simple Assault, and arrested pursuant to a bench warrant; Justin Storks, 19, 41208 New Orleans Dr, Sorrento was charged w/ Illegal Possession of Stolen Firearms; Tynea Gray, 24, 17950 […]

APSO Detectives arrest three suspects in Dutchtown shooting incident

According to Sheriff Bobby Webre detectives have arrested Brandon Ellis of Darrow, Armarius Williams of Darrow, and Marques Gipson of Geismar in relation to a shooting incident that occurred the morning of Thursday, January 19 at a location on Hwy 74 near Old Jefferson. Their charges are as follows: Brandon Ellis, 27: Attempted 2nd Degree […]

APSO’s Melancon sworn in as FBI National Academy board member

Sheriff Bobby Webre and the entire APSO family would like to congratulate Lieutenant Colonel Cody Melancon who was recently sworn in as a board member for the FBI National Academy Association Inc, LA State Chapter. LTC Melancon, who has been with the APSO for 28 years, graduated from the FBI Academy in 2020. He is […]

Haven of Ascension’s Marketplace schedule for 2023

Haven of Ascension has issued its Haven Marketplace schedule for 2023. Come support our local small businesses! Interesting in becoming a vendor, complete the Google form described above.  

APSO Arrest Report for the Week of January 5-12

Below is Ascension Sheriff’s arrest report for the week of January 5-12: January 5 arrests: Justin Johnson, 35, 5309 Barrass St, St. James was charged w/ 2nd Degree Battery; Gregory Bailey, 56, 37048 Hwy 74, Geismar was charged w/ Violations of Protective Orders; Elvis Smith, 26, 5445 Point Clir Rd, Carville was charged w/ Aggravated Assault on a […]