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 […]

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 […]

EA Drainage Vice Chair kept in dark about ouster of Parish President

I cannot individually reply to everyone who is reaching out to me about this.  Would take me too long while trying to enjoy some time with the family.  So I’ll tell you what I know. I received a call around 1:00 p.m. today to notify me, the Vice-Chair of the Drainage Commission, that a special […]

Orgeron wants 11 homebuilders involved in subdivision moratorium process

Councilman Corey Orgeron, in a seven minute screed directed at…well, himself and nine colleagues comprising East Ascension Drainage Board, opined about the moratorium against subdivisions of residential and commercial property recently proposed by President Clint Cointment.  A nonsensical diatribe (at one point Orgeron blamed his lack of lucidity on low blood sugar induced by missing […]

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 […]

Corey Orgeron’s social media meltdown aims accusations at Cointment, denigrates Compton

At least Orgeron concedes that 20′ roads are safer for school buses to travel than 18′ roads. Future one-term council member, the now un-electable Corey Orgeron is not a fan of Pelican Post or our editor (yours truly). Neither is he fond of President Clint Cointment and newly-appointed Director of Planning and Facility Maintenance Ricky […]

Matassa’s illegal $27,456 raise (and other tales of pillage in parish government)

NOTE: We first published the following piece on December 15, 2019.  Since the current administration has weighed in at The Advocate’s prodding, we republish today. The Corrupt Organization (we don’t think it’s Racketeering Influenced, RICO) that is Kenny Matassa’s administration has been a blight on Ascension Parish for four years.  With two weeks left before that cancer […]

AG opines that power to approve subdivision may be taken away from Planning Commission

O’Neil Parenton’s attempt to game the system nothwithstanding, Louisiana’s Attorney General opined that Ascension’s Planning Commission could be stripped of its power to approve subdivision preliminary plats by amendment of the Home Rule Charter. The AG opined nine months after receiving Ascension’s request that posed two questions: Can Ascension Parish Council through a Charter Amendment […]

Major/Minor Drainage myth debunked

In a June 13 letter to Sorrento’s Town Attorney, East Ascension Drainage Board’s counsel debunked the myth that only Major Drainage work can be done inside two municipalities.  EAD lawyer, Cody Martin wrote Matthew Percy, his Sorrento counterpart: The East Ascension Consolidated Gravity Drainage District No. 1 (the District) is in receipt of your June […]