River Region Art exhibit scheduled for Saturday

We are so excited to announce our Fall Festival of Arts, Community Art Exhibit this Saturday (October 1) from 4:00-7:00 p.m. We are so thankful to be open and back together again and hope you join us in the celebration – there will be beautiful art to view and purchase, as well as live music, […]

Ralph’s Market Fall Wine Gala at L’Auberge on October 20

It’s time to get excited about the Ralph’s Market Fall Wine Gala! This year’s theme is Masquerade and we’ll pulled out all the stops. The event will be held at L’Auberge du Lac Casino in Baton Rouge on October 20th. Tickets are limited and will go fast, so don’t wait to purchase yours!    

APSO investigating fatal shooting in Darrow

According to Sheriff Bobby Webre, on Friday (September, 23) at approximately 11:56pm, deputies responded to a shooting on Neptune Drive in Darrow.  Upon arrival, deputies found a deceased male subject with multiple gunshot wounds in the driver’s side of a vehicle. The victim was identified as Brenden Washington, 22 years old. This is an ongoing […]

APSO Arrest Report for the Week of September 15-22

Below is Ascension Sheriff’s arrest report for the week of September 15-22: September 15 arrests: Destiny Watis, 25, 9128 Ester St, Convent was arrested pursuant to a bench, and a fugitive warrant; Seanwitt McZeal, 55, 9369 W Park Ln, Gonzales was charged w/ Violations of Protective Orders, and arrested pursuant to a fugitive warrant; Brandon Donaldson, 34, 1327 […]

Tracking Firearm Purchases: Credit Card companies warned of potential violations

Attorney General Jeff Landry and 19 of his colleagues are alerting the chief executive officers of three major credit card companies that the recent creation of a Merchant Category Code for the processing of firearms purchases from gun stores is potentially a violation of consumer protection and antitrust laws. In a letter sent today to […]

Guilty Pleas for the Week of September 12-16

During the week of September 12 – September 16, 2022, the following defendants pled guilty to various charges and were sentenced in the 23rd Judicial District Court-Ascension Parish: Roland Weatherford Sr., 42245 Moody Dixon Rd. Prairieville, LA, age 53, pled guilty to Simple Burglary and was sentenced to 12 years with the Louisiana Department of […]

APSO Arrest Report for the Week of September 8-15

Below is Ascension Sheriff’s arrest report for the week of September 8-15: September 8 arrests: Treamine James, 37, 267 Madewood Dr, Donaldsonville was arrested pursuant to a bench warrant; Joseph Kropog, 51, 17367 Penn Blvd, Prairieville was charged w/ Possession of Heroin, and Disturbing the Peace. September 9 arrests: Kenneth Tooley, 30, Veterans Blvd, Gonzales was charged w/ […]

Conway Village residents oppose encroachment by Reserve at Conway homes

14 months have elapsed without Ascension’s Planning Commission considering a new residential subdivision preliminary plat, and the City of Gonzales’ counterpart has been similarly inactive.  That changed, or was supposed to, on Tuesday as the Council Meeting Room at City Hall was filled by residents of Conway Village to oppose Conway Development, LLC’s plat map for Phase […]

Coming Soon to Heritage Crossing: Agave Blue Tequila & Taco Bar

There is a lot going on at Heritage Crossing right now. Today we are excited to announce the newest business to join the development – Agave Blue Tequila & Taco Bar! You can enjoy your chips and salsa with live music by the water’s edge in our newly designed retail building. This new location for […]

Recapping third Parish Council Redistricting Workshop

When seven Parish Council members finished tinkering with the District Map on Monday a fifth option, designated Plan 4A, was added for consideration.  It would, if ultimately chosen by a majority of the current council, switch Precinct 32 from District 10 (currently represented by John Cagnolatti) to District 2 (represented by Joel Robert at present) […]