Graves to Biden: Put American energy first

U.S. Congressman Garret Graves (South Louisiana) joined colleagues in raising strong concerns with the Biden Administration’s flawed policies to use foreign energy sources instead of domestic energy production to offset the skyrocketing gasoline prices Americans are paying at the pump. Recently, the Biden Administration requested the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) and 10 […]

Graves tells IRS to stop snooping into bank accounts

U.S. Congressman Garret Graves (South Louisiana) joined colleagues in working to stop the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) from snooping on Americans’ finances while infringing on our constitutional rights. Recently, the Biden Administration issued a proposal requiring banks, credit unions and other financial institutions to share with the IRS information on any account that had transactions […]

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 […]

APL’s Lawyers in Libraries at the Galvez branch (10/27)

Discover the importance of proper estate planning, successions/probate, and elder law. Join local attorney Linda S. Melancon on Wednesday, October 27 at 9:00am in Galvez for this informative Lawyers in Libraries workshop. Host Linda Melancon will also teach you easy steps to protect assets, ensure your future needs are met, and provide peace of mind […]

APSO’s K-9 Unit needs your vote to win $5,000 grant

Our agency has been nominated for the 2021 Aftermath K9 Grant. Winners receive $5,000 to help manage their K9 program. Voting is open through next Tuesday. Click the link below and then scroll down to Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office to vote. You can cast a vote once a day until voting closes. Our sweet girl […]

$49,999 worth of sausage-making (with Roux) is not a pretty sight

“If you like laws and sausages, you should never watch either one being made.”-The Iron Chancellor, Otto von Bismark $50,000…, er, $49,999 worth of sausage being made is not a pretty sight to see, not even when you wrap it in a brand new casing named institutional knowledge.  That was newly-confected terminology adopted by East Ascension Drainage […]

Make a difference: Become a Volunteer with CASA

As summer begins,  many children will enjoy  positive and lasting memories with their families. Unfortunately, there are many children in our community who may not have the same safe and nurturing experience.  Those children may find themselves in situations where they need trusting adults to make a difference in their lives and be their voice. Nearly half […]

EA Drainage/Cointment proposed agreement in its entirety

Addendum to the Existing Contract MANAGEMENT AGREEMENT This Addendum to the Existing Contract between the EAST ASCENSION CONSOLIDATED GRAVITY DRAINAGE DISTRICT NO. 1, (EACGDD)  and ASCENSION PARISH (Parish President) outlines the mutually agreed upon principles and activities that will enable the Parish President as the duly elected official to exercise his powers to oversee the […]

Cointment touts New River pumping station (into the Mississippi), addresses Hwy 74 rumors

Due to the attention the Hwy 74 project has received in the last couple of days, I thought it was important to put out a public statement of what occurred to dispel the rumors. Wednesday evening, the drainage staff was notified by DOTD that water was on the south lane of Hwy 74 and a […]

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 […]