Latest Business Headlines


Attorney General recognizes National Consumer Protection Week

Attorney General Buddy Caldwell is proud to join businesses, nonprofit organizations and government agencies across the country in recognizing National Consumer Protection Week, March 1-7, 2015. National … [Read More...]


Elayn Hunt Correctional Warden addresses Gonzales Rotary

Robert Tanner, warden of Elayn Hunt Correctional Facility for Men in St. Gabriel, addressed the members of the Gonzales Rotary on February 24th. Accompanying Tanner was Deputy Warden, Tim Hooper. Tanner has … [Read More...]

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LPB extends deadline for online film festival submissions

If you are a budding filmmaker and want to show off your work, LPB is seeking local short films for the 2015 PBS Online Film Festival. This national online festival encourages independent filmmakers to … [Read More...]


Donaldsonville Youth Advisory Council to hold credit seminar.

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Lastest Sports Headlines


Youth tennis lessons scheduled for March

Kids, 5-12 years of age are invited to participate in tennis lessons at two locations.  On Monday, March 9 lessons will commence at Gonzales' municipal courts and will continue for four successive Mondays. … [Read More...]

Top (l-r): Cole Moseley, Cade Gonzales, Reese Lambert, Alex Ocmond, Ainsley Lambert, William Travis, Scout Master Dustin Cornett.
Middle: Clyde Henry, Pat Ocmond, Cade Johnson, Reece Johnson, Jackson Sheets, Connor Cornett. Bottom: Luke Reulet, Peyton Ledet, Jacob Duplessis

Pinewood Derby results

Pack 65 Held its annual Pinewood Derby Race Saturday February 21, 2015 at St. Theresa School.  Results were: Tiger Cubs 1st place-Jackson Sheets 2nd Place-William Travis 3rd Place-Reece … [Read More...]


Donaldsonville Redskins youth football team honored

The Donaldsonville City Council and Mayor recognized the Donaldsonville Redskins youth football C Team during the Tuesday, February 24 meeting. The team won the 2014 River Parishes Super Bowl … [Read More...]


SAHS week in sports

Monday, February 23 Softball: JV vs. Walker – 5:30 – This game has been re-scheduled for March 2, due to weather conditions @ 5:30 PM. Tennis: vs. U-High – Gonzales Tennis Courts   Tuesday, … [Read More...]

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Latest Education Headlines

Jaden Ericson, Kenli Marino, Kohen Kleinpeter are already enjoying all of the new possibilities with our new digital studio!

Potash Feeds the Future

PotAsh Corp, a subsidiary of PCS Nitrogen in Geismar, provided a generous donation of $25,000.00 to Spanish Lake Primary School. As the world’s largest crop nutrient company, PotAsh Corp plays an integral … [Read More...]


Vegetable Gardening Symposium at Lamar Dixon next Thursday

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Gonzales Middle 6th grader wins 3rd place in science fair.

Gonzales Middle School 6th grade student, Kittyanna Walker earned 3rd place with her science project titled, "Does Student Preference in School Subjects Affect Their Grades", in the Behavioral Studies Category … [Read More...]


Proposals empower principals to guide teacher improvement

 The Louisiana Board of Elementary and Secondary Education (BESE) will consider improvements to the statewide educator improvement system, Compass, at its March meeting, including endorsements and … [Read More...]

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Latest Lagniappe Headlines


Celebrating 100 Years of Female Pilots in Combat

March 7, 2015 at Louisiana Regional Airport 6255 Airport Industrial Blvd. Gonzales, LA Women of Aviation World Wide Week Celebration Celebrate History **Raise Awareness**Spark Vocations Any girl of … [Read More...]


Gonzales Chief of Police honored at Black History Month celebration

On Thursday, February 26, students, staff and faculty from G.W. Carver Primary School took part in a special Black History Month celebration honoring famous African Americans who have paved the way in … [Read More...]

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Local author, teacher and historian looks to start writing group

Calling all writers and aspiring authors in Ascension Parish! Are you looking for encouragement, guidance, accountablity and a way to stay motivated while you work on your manuscript?Hi! I'm David, a local … [Read More...]

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Girl Scouts cookie week is nearly here

Girl Scout Cookie fans can rejoice that the wait for their favorite annual treat is nearly over: National Girl Scout Cookie Weekend is February 27–March 1, and marks the first weekend of Girl Scout cookie booth … [Read More...]

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Lastest Announcements Headlines


Ascension Council On Aging weekly schedule

  March 2 Fast Exercise Donaldsonville 9:30 a.m. Gonzales 10:45 a.m. Beading Club Gonzales 9:00 a.m. Donaldsonville 10:30 a.m. March 3 Bingo Sponsor Canon … [Read More...]

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Hanna announces candidacy for Ascension Clerk of Court

Bridget Hanna, long-time Chief Deputy Clerk of Court with 31 years of distinguished service and experience in the Ascension Parish Clerk’s Office, is seeking to serve as the next elected Clerk of Court for … [Read More...]


Gonzales P & Z to consider zoning request for M. P. Evans on Monday

CITY OF GONZALES  PLANNING AND ZONING COMMISSION  MEETING AGENDA  March 2, 2015 Pledge of Allegiance Approval of Minutes from the previous meeting of the Planning and Zoning Commission Public … [Read More...]


JFA to host Jambalaya and Cracklin’ cook-off in March

The week of March 9th, 2915 Lamar Dixon will host the 2015 Louisiana Sportsman’s Show drawing crowds by the thousands. As part of this year’s event, the Jambalaya Festival Association has joined forces to … [Read More...]

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Letters to the Editor


Grateful resident extends heartfelt thanks to Galvez-Lake Volunteer Fire Department

I'd like to use this method to give my whole hearted thanks to members of The Galvez-Lake Volunteer Fire Department and those who staff the 911 call center. On Sunday, Feb. 9, we had just returned from … [Read More...]


Letter to the Editor: Parent finds library regulations baffling

In this day and age, when access to technology is at an all time high… When our children are bombarded from all directions with all sorts of distractions - television, video games, iPhones…you name it… I find … [Read More...]


Sorrento citizen praises current administration

Mayor and Councilmen, I have been attending the town meetings for several years.  All I ever saw was the constant turmoil between the mayor and council.  There was never a positive commitment from anyone.  … [Read More...]


Sorrento citizen asks police chief to step down

On November 4th the voters of Sorrento, tired of the embarrassment and lawsuits, spoke decisively by a margin of 2 to 1 to abolish the Police Department and the position of Police Chief. Fern, you are not … [Read More...]

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