AG: Don’t let scammers Tip the Scales on your New Year’s Resolution

In a perfect world, someone hoping to have a more healthy 2021 by losing weight could do so by simply taking a pill, wearing a patch, or drinking a detox tea. Unfortunately, medical data points otherwise; but that is not stopping scammers trying to take advantage of new year wellness resolutions, warns Louisiana Attorney General […]

JBE attending Biden/Harris inauguration, issues statement

Gov. John Bel Edwards is traveling to Washington, D.C., and will attend the Inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris this week, representing the state of Louisiana at the ceremonial transition of power from one administration to the next. Gov. Edwards said: “Less than two weeks ago, our United States Capitol was […]

Graves statement on father’s passing from COVID-19 complications

U.S. Congressman Garret Graves released the following statement after his father, John Graves, passed away on Saturday afternoon from complications associated with COVID-19. “Thank you to all of the awesome friends and complete strangers who have been praying for my father and our family. You are never ready for this, but Dad’s passing caught us all […]

A Taste of Louisiana with Chef John Folse inducted into The TASTE Hall of Fame

A Taste of Louisiana with Chef John Folse & Company, produced by Louisiana Public Broadcasting for 13 seasons beginning in 1990, was inducted into the eighth class of the TASTE Hall of Fame, presented by the TASTE AWARDS, announced in a press release on January 5, 2021 by The TASTE AWARDS Committee. The TASTE Hall of Fame Inductees are selected based on either having received numerous TASTE AWARDS and finalist […]

Cointment pledges revisions to Development Code after subdivision approvals

Ascension Parish residents: Having watched the January 13, 2021 meeting of the Planning Commission, I feel it is necessary to address the concerns voiced by so many of you, all of which I share as Parish President and a fellow citizen of Ascension Parish. Three subdivision plats, two residential and one commercial, were approved Wednesday […]

5th Circuit sides with JBE against bar owners in COVID closure case

The United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth District denied an appeal by 21 bar owners seeking to overturn Gov. John Bel Edwards’ mitigation measures to slow the spread of COVID-19 in Louisiana, marking the ninth time that a court has ruled in favor of the governor’s life-saving orders. Gov. Edwards said: “None of […]

Impact Sports to operate Ascension Parish Youth Baseball

We will announce a Cooperative Endeavor Agreement between Ascension Parish and Impact Sports of Gonzales.  Impact Sports has been authorized to manage and operate the Parish Youth Baseball program for children aged 3 to 18. Impact Sports is committed to providing an outstanding experience for the kids, families, coaches, and partnered sponsors of AP Baseball. […]

Wash ‘N Roll Car Wash opens in Prairieville

Wash ‘N Roll, a local, family-owned business, known for their mascot Jay the Frog and for being #AuthenticAscension, opened their second car wash on January 11, 2021. Wash ‘N Roll has been serving customers for three years at their first location on Hwy 44 in Gonzales. The new car wash is located on 17273 Ronald […]

No Shave November raises over $30,000 for American Cancer Society

It all started with a beard, but ended with a big gift to those living with cancer. In 2016, several Ascension Parish sheriff’s deputies approached PIO Allison B. Hudson with the idea of raising money for the American Cancer Society by allowing male deputies to sport beards and pay a fee of $25 for the […]

AG Jeff Landry to address Ascension GOP Roundtable

Louisiana Attorney General, Jeff Landry, will be the featured speaker at the January Ascension GOP Roundtable, sponsored by Ascension Republican Women. The Roundtable will be held on Thursday, January 21st at 11:30 a.m. at the Clarion Inn, 1500 W. Highway 30 in Gonzales. (11:30 to 12:00 – Meet and Greet; Noon. – Event) Attorney General Landry, who holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Environmental […]