Starting & Financing a Small Business, APL Virtual Seminar (Wednesday)

Have questions about starting a new business? Need assurance you’re on the right track? Get connected to resources in this virtual seminar on Wednesday, May 18 beginning at 1:00 pm. In this seminar, brought to you by Ascension Parish Library (APL) and led by Sonia E. Wilson, a business consultant with Louisiana Small Business Development […]

Ascension Parish Library reading challenge

Get outside of your comfort zone and have fun with your reading list by participating in our Read 2022 Challenge! We have selected this year’s book challenges and will reveal one challenge each month. One winner in each age group will be chosen monthly in a randomized drawing. Will you accept our challenge? May’s challenge […]

LPB/Discovery Education put Learning Resources in Louisiana classrooms

Louisiana Public Broadcasting (LPB) today announced the renewal of its long-term partnership with Discovery Education, the worldwide edtech leader whose state-of-the-art digital platform supports learning wherever it takes place. LPB’s renewal of its 19-year collaboration with Discovery Education provides educators high-quality digital content from Discovery Education’s award-winning K-12 learning platform that supports the design and delivery of […]

Tuition-free seats available for birth-3 year old Children in Early Learning Centers

Photo by Tanaphong Toochinda via Unsplash Donaldsonville, La. — Tuition-free publicly funded seats in privately owned early learning centers are now available for children ages birth to three in Ascension Parish. This is made possible through a $1.8 million grant by the Louisiana Department of Education. In order to qualify, the following criteria must be met: A child or children will not reach their […]

Edmonston: No Covid Shot Mandate for School-Aged Children

Thirteen other Louisiana House Republicans have joined Representative Edmonston in a letter to State Superintendent Cade Brumley to address the FDA Authorization of Covid shots for students. The recent FDA authorization for 5–11 year olds to receive the Covid shot is under emergency use  as an experimental drug. A drug under Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) […]

St. Amant library/community center (on piers) envisioned multi-agency effort

Nearly a decade ago Ascension’s Library Board acquired 13,+ acres for a fifth branch, along Hwy 431 (between Cannon and Bayou Narcisse roads) in St. Amant.  Subsequently, much of St. Amant was devastated by the Flood of August 2016 which rendered St. Amant Park (which had been renamed to honor Roger Clouatre) unfit for its […]