Krewe of Diversion Mardi Gras boat parade scheduled (2/19)

Krewe of Diversion’s 27th Annual Mardi Gras Boat Parade is scheduled for February 19.  All proceeds from this uniquely south Louisiana event earmarked for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, you won’t want to miss it. See below for details.  

Krewe of Ascension Mambo hosting inaugural Mardi Gras Parade

Krewe of Ascension Mambo is hosting the first Mardi Gras parade in Gonzales on February 19,2022 at 2p.m. To participate you can pick up registration forms at City Hall in Gonzales.  The parade will follow the same route as the Christmas parade.  Slots are limited. Additional information may be obtained on the Krewe of Ascension […]

Spreading hope this season…become a CASA volunteer

Voice…it’s what so many people have, but don’t realize how impactful it can be. There are many children in our community who have lost their voice, thus losing their hope for a brighter future. There are children in Ascension Parish who have become involved in the Court system at no fault of their own because […]

AG announces settlement with student loan servicer, Navient

Attorney General Jeff Landry announced that Navient, known as one of the nation’s largest student loan servicers, will provide monetary relief to resolve allegations of widespread unfair and deceptive student loan servicing practices and abuses in originating predatory student loans. This settlement, joined by Attorney General Landry and 38 other attorneys general, resolves claims that […]

AG on two SCOTUS ruling in vaccine mandate cases

Attorney General Jeff Landry, who filed lawsuits against Joe Biden’s mandates on private businesses and healthcare workers, issued the following statement about the breaking decisions by the United States Supreme Court: “While I am ecstatic the Supreme Court agreed with us and upheld our victory at the Fifth Circuit over OSHA’s mandate on private businesses, […]

Graves on three-parish Bayou Manchac debris removal project

U.S. Congressman Garret Graves released the following statement as the East Baton Rouge Parish Metro Council was set to consider an agreement last night that would expedite Bayou Manchac debris removal. Since the May 2021 flood, Graves has collaborated with Ascension, East Baton Rouge and Iberville Parish stakeholders to develop and reach regional flood control […]

LPB encourages vaccinations to help #SaveMardiGras2022

Louisiana Public Broadcasting (LPB) announces the launch of a social media campaign to encourage vaccinations to help #SaveMardiGras2022. The social media awareness campaign, which has the serious objective to keep people healthy, is communicated through festive messaging and a call to action that capitalizes on something all Louisianans love to do – laissez les bons […]

JBE announces Mortgage Relief Program for homeowners impacted by COVID-19

Gov. John Bel Edwards is announcing the launch of the Louisiana Homeowner Assistance Fund, a federally funded relief program for homeowners financially impacted by COVID-19 who are behind on their mortgages and at risk of foreclosure. The program is funded through the American Rescue Plan Act, which provides $10 billion in federal relief for vulnerable […]

Recognizing the law enforcement professionals who Protect and Serve in Ascension

Ascension Parish, including the City of Gonzales which has its own police department unlike two other municipalities, enjoys top-notch law enforcement from deputies who act with professionalism, kindness and courtesy.  It is not the case everywhere.  We echo the sentiment expressed by Sheriff Bobby Webre and APSO. In honor of National Law Enforcement Appreciation Day, […]

SCOTUS to hear arguments on mandatory COVID vaccines for healthcare workers

Today the United States Supreme Court will hear oral arguments on halting the Biden Administration’s attempt to force COVID-19 vaccines on healthcare workers. The Nation’s high court is expected to decide whether or not to issue a stay of the injunctions issued by the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Louisiana and the […]