Time to fire Lawler’s law firm and collect Orgeron’s debt to Ascension taxpayers

Part-time District 4 Parish Council member Corey Orgeron, who is paid a full-time salary, owes Ascension’s taxpayers $9,896.10 pursuant to a final judgment signed by Judge Tess Stromberg on March 10.  The court set the amount, “taxing” Orgeron with “attorney’s fees and costs” after dismissing his spurious lawsuit against Parish President Clint Cointment seven months […]

Recognizing one of APSO’s finest

Please allow us a moment to brag on one of our outstanding deputies. Deputy First Class D’wanya Black quickly responded to a small child who managed to lock himself in a hot car. DFC Black assisted the parents with rescuing little Theo before he became overheated. DFC Black remained on the scene for a while […]

June Medical suit dropped after leaked SCOTUS opinion indicating Roe v. Wade overturn

Just days after reports of the United States Supreme Court positioning to overturn Roe v Wade, the nearly decade-long fight defending Louisiana’s pro-life laws against June Medical Services and their New York lawyers has come to an end. The plaintiffs in June Medical Services v Phillips dismissed their remaining claims. In response Attorney General Jeff Landry issued the […]

New River/Blind River monitoring by DEQ could turn them red temporarily

If you see Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality (LDEQ) staff members along the highways, bayous, and rivers in Ascension Parish, please be aware that LDEQ is conducting water quality restoration activities in the New River and Blind River watersheds. Monitoring in New River and its tributaries began at 8 sites in July 2021. LDEQ plans […]

JBE opposes “Radical Anti-Woman House Bill 813”

Today, Gov. John Bel Edwards issued a statement against House Bill 813, which would subject a woman who has terminated her pregnancy to criminal prosecution for murder and could severely limit access to contraception and life-saving health care. Gov. Edwards said: “My Catholic Christian faith teaches me to be pro-life, which is something I’ve been […]

Orgeron still owes Ascension taxpayers $9,896.10

On March 10 Judge Tess Stromberg signed the judgment “fixing the amount” of attorney’s fees and cost owed by Corey Orgeron to Clint Cointment, ten days shy of seven months after first taxing fees and costs, later determined to be $9,896.10, in open court.  Nothing in the Clerk of Court’s online records indicates that Orgeron […]

Orgeron censured for “disrespectful behavior” to public

Thursday’s meeting of Ascension’s Council saw an agenda item added by unanimous vote to publicly censure Councilman Corey Orgeron who absented himself from the proceedings rather than face the music and take his medicine.  The public censure, a response to Orgeron’s disgraceful actions at Monday’s EA Drainage meeting, comes as little surprise.  What took so […]

Scanlan: Masking of children deprives “brain of oxygen”

Louisiana leadership, Who’s going to stand up for our children? Wearing masks are harmful. I’m not asking you to believe me, read the 89 studies and articles and videos attached below. These are experts from around the globe. None of them appear to have any political bias. In particular watch video #6 in the second […]

Remembering Darryl “D-La” Lavigne

Any male of a certain age (early to mid-50s) who grew up in East Ascension Parish, playing on the baseball diamonds in the City of Gonzales when Prairieville was aptly named, you will never forget Darryl “D-La” Lavigne.  D-La passed away on Sunday, we hear it was a heart attack, after years of hard living […]

Lawler explains proposed EA Drainage “compromise” with the Parish President

Councilman Aaron Lawler, the architect of a vote to remove President Clint Cointment from East Ascension Drainage District operations, took to social media recently to explain his motives.  Included with the explanation was the following: What do I see for the future? I am personally working on a compromise with the PP, along with others […]