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Pictured from left to right are: Gonzales Rotary President, Tim Pujol (left) is pictured with St. Amant High School, Coach David Oliver; Dutchtown High School, Coach Benny Saia; Donaldsonville High School, Coach Danny Guilbeaux; East Ascension High School, Coach Paul Bourgeois; and Gus Gutierrez (right), Gonzales Rotarian and coordinator of the Coaches Preview.

Rotarians with 40, more years honored; Gonzales Rotary hosts Annual Coaches Preview

At the August 12th meeting of the Gonzales Rotary, District 6200 Governor, Ezora Proctor, addressed Rotarians.  Proctor recognized the Gonzales Rotary Club saying that the club is the main club in our area.  … [Read More...]

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EA Rotary gets debriefed on Bailout Batman Campaign

The East Ascension Rotary Club heard from Bobby Siears and his daughter, Shae Siears, of the Little Angels Foundation on August 26, 2014, and learned about their “Bailout Batman” campaign which will lead to a … [Read More...]

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North Ascension Rotary receives award at seminar

At the recent Annual Foundation and Membership Seminar held in Lafayette,LA, the Rotary Club of North Ascension was awarded for their 2013-2014 Membership Retention. What a great honor that was! If you … [Read More...]

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Summit Electric ground breaking held

Summit Electric Supply held a Ground Breaking Ceremony on Tuesday, August 12, 2014, announcing their future location at 3348 South Burnside, Gonzales. Summit is a privately held independent wholesale … [Read More...]

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Lastest Sports Headlines

Delmond Landry hauls in a touchdown pass from D.C. Mattingly Friday night. Photo by Michael Tortorich.

Ascension Catholic coasts past Houma Christian in jamboree

DONALDSONVILLE - Ascension Catholic powered past Houma Christian in Friday's 28-6 jamboree win at Floyd Boutte Memorial Stadium. A light drizzle persisted through much of the junior varsity action, but … [Read More...]

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Gators come out on top in St. Amant/EA Jamboree

The St. Amant Gators and the East Ascension Spartans went head to head tonight in three Jamboree games that were played at Dutchtown High School. First up was the Freshman game. Each team held their own, … [Read More...]

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Dutchtown and Donaldsonville hold Jamboree games

On Thursday evening, Dutchtown High School and  Donaldsonville High School each played their Jamboree games, and from the electricity on the fields, both teams are ready for a healthy and entertaining football … [Read More...]

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2014 Meet the Gators a tremendous success

Submitted to The Creole by James LeBlanc Over 700 St. Amant Gator supporters showed up at the 2014 Meet the Gators on M0nday night, stated Gator Booster Club President James E. LeBlanc. "With the St. Amant … [Read More...]

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Latest Education Headlines

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RPCC Foundation reaches Capital Campaign Goal

Dr. Dale Doty, Chancellor of River Parishes Community College (RPCC) announced that River Parishes Community College Foundation has reached its Capital Campaign goal of $1.1 million dollars to build the new … [Read More...]

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Upcoming simulated emergency exercises by the Ascension Parish School Board scheduled

The Ascension Parish School Board in conjunction with the Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office, the Gonzales Police Department and emergency services will participate in simulated emergency exercises … [Read More...]

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St. Amant Beta clean up Veteran’s Memorial Park

Submitted to The Creole by Kaitlyn Biri: Saturday, August 23, 2014 six dedicated students from the St. Amant Beta Club cleaned up the Gonzales Veteran's Memorial Park. The Beta Club is an organization … [Read More...]

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Delaney announces candidacy for Ascension Parish School Board

Robyn Penn Delaney, retired business manager and owner, announced her candidacy for the Ascension Parish School Board, District #1. She is a graduate of Donaldsonville High School and received a Bachelor of … [Read More...]

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Latest Lagniappe Headlines

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Mayor and Police Chief concerned with Batman’s story

Nearly two weeks ago, Batman was arrested by members of the Gonzales Police Department, after video footage emerged of him performing donuts in the parking lot of the police station on Cornerview Rd. In an … [Read More...]

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Last chance to see River Region Photography Exhibit

Friday, August 29, is the last chance to view the River Region Photography Exhibition 2014 and to also submit People’s Choice votes for the winning entries.  The exhibit is held at the River Region Art … [Read More...]

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Volunteer opportunities available in parish

Who we are: Volunteer Ascension is dedicated to the recruitment and training of volunteers to provide a network of assistance to the less fortunate throughout the Ascension Parish … [Read More...]

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Thumbs up or thumbs down?

The girls are back again this week for another movie review. Find out what Camryn Nethken and Marlie Lynch had to say about "If I Stay." Summary: Life was completely planned for Mia (Chloë Grace Moretz). … [Read More...]

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The Creole to close for Labor Day

The Creole Newspaper will be closed on Monday, September 1 in honor of Labor Day. If any breaking news does occur, we will, of course, publish it on Monday. However, we will be back with our regular issue on … [Read More...]

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Governmental offices to close for Labor Day

All Ascension Parish, City of Donaldsonville, City of Gonzales and Town of Sorrento governmental offices and departments will be closed Monday, Sept. 1 in observance of Labor Day.   All offices will resume … [Read More...]

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Hwy. 73 project update

Work on the La. 73 widening project has experienced delays due to weather, utility conflicts and additional unforeseen sewer work not included in the original plans.  Additional days have been added to the … [Read More...]

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Prairieville road intersection to close permanently

Ascension Parish President Tommy Martinez announced Tuesday Dutton Road will be closed permanently to through traffic at its intersection with La. 73 beginning on Tuesday, Sept. 2 at 7 a.m.   Officials with … [Read More...]

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Letters to the Editor

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Letter to the Editor: More Recreation NOW!

We need more parks in Ascension Parish. Louisiana, if not the highest, is definitively in the top 5 in not only childhood obesity but obesity as a whole. Ascension Parish has the highest ratio of children to … [Read More...]

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Letter to the Editor: Gonzales resident unhappy with recreation tax

As a resident of the city of Gonzales, I am satisfied with the park system in the city. Our city Council spends over a million dollars each year to keep our recreation facilities operating and supporting … [Read More...]

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Letter to the Editor regarding Recreation tax

Dear Editor, I would like to take this opportunity to comment on the recreation tax that will be on the upcoming Nov. 4th ballot. I hope you will share it with your readers. Why do the majority of taxes have … [Read More...]

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Letter to the Editor: Superintendent White thanks colleagues

Dear Colleagues,    Friday and yesterday, judges in the 19th Judicial District Court in Baton Rouge handed down two important decisions regarding our state's five-year transition to higher standards. I am … [Read More...]

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