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Tanger Outlets Gonzales partners with Disney Star to kick off Back to School Shopping Season

  Tanger Outlets Gonzales is kicking off the back to school shopping season in style by partnering with singer, actress and Disney Star Bridgit Mendler for a mini concert followed by a fun Q&A … [Read More...]


Local students attend BASF Science Academy

Anastasia Britton, senior at East Ascension High School, and Ryan Hoffman, senior at Dutchtown High School, attended the BASF Science Academy, a two-week summer science program sponsored by BASF Corporation at … [Read More...]


Friends of the Baton Rouge Zoo Presents Brew at the Zoo

On Friday, October 10, Friends of the Baton Rouge Zoo will host “Brew and the Zoo,” a craft-beer tasting event benefitting the non-profit support group.   The event will feature more than 130 craft beers from … [Read More...]


Tolunay-Wong Engineers Inc. holds ground breaking

Tolunay-Wong Engineers Inc. held a Ground Breaking Ceremony on Wednesday, July 2, 2014, announcing their future location at 6037 Commerce Pointe Dr., Geismar, LA  70734. Tolunay-Wong Engineers Inc. continued … [Read More...]

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Lastest Sports Headlines


10U 007s claim title

Recently, the 10U 007's took the SEAA World Series title in Piegon Forge, Tennessee. They battled back after a second game lost to beat the undefeated team twice to win the title. Many congratulations … [Read More...]


14U Gator baseball holding tryouts

Tryouts for 14U Gator baseball are taking place on August 16 at 1:30 p.m. at St. Amant Park. For more information, contact Brandon Kunefke by calling 225.937.2223. … [Read More...]


Zac-a-Tac fundraiser to be held August 2 and 3

An upcoming baseball/ softball Nephcure fundraiser tournament will be held on August 2 & 3, at St. Amant Park on Stringer Bridge Road.  Nephcure is a foundation that does research for nephrotic syndrome … [Read More...]


Ascension Braves win tournament

Congratulations to the Ascension Braves 10U baseball team for winning the USSSA World Series Championship in Orange Beach, AL on July 12th. The Braves went undefeated in bracket play, defeating the Dallas … [Read More...]

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Latest Education Headlines


BESE approves legal action to protect its constitutional authority, preserve standardized testing for 2014-15

The Louisiana Board of Elementary and Secondary Education (BESE) conducted a special meeting on Tuesday to address legal issues related to Governor Bobby Jindal’s Executive Orders impacting state student … [Read More...]


2014 St. John Primary & St. Theresa Middle Teachers and Para-Professionals of the Year

St. John Primary and St. Theresa Middle are pleased to honor the 2014 Teachers of the Year and Para-professionals of the Year.  Congratulations are extended to first grade teacher Mindi Gonzales, St. John … [Read More...]


Bulldog Dash dates announced

Gonzales Middle School will be holding their Bulldog Dash Open House event at the following dates and times: **6th Grade   Tuesday, July 29, 2014   4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. **7th Grade   Wednesday, July 30, … [Read More...]


GoMS has fun at Stuff the Bus event

On Wednesday, July 16, 2014, Gonzales Middle School Staff and Gonzales Mayor Barney Arceneaux participated in the yearly Stuff the Bus Campaign hosted by Volunteer Ascension. Many schools and businesses were … [Read More...]

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Latest Lagniappe Headlines

Kaley Liotta

Benefit for 11-year-old leukemia patient set for Saturday in Donaldsonville

What started as a small church fundraising event has blossomed into a community-wide effort in Donaldsonville. The proceeds will benefit 11-year-old Kaley Liotta, who has battled leukemia since late last … [Read More...]


Fall Armyworms and Sod Webworms making an appearance

We are beginning to see lots of armyworms and tropical sod webworms in the area.  You need to be on the lookout for these lawn pests and properly treat before they get out of hand. Fall Armyworm The … [Read More...]


Black Iron Pot Cook-off coming to area

Black Iron Pot Cook-off Saturday Sept 20th at Galvez Hardware and Outdoor Cooking Benefit for “Dreams Come True Foundation”   $50.00 Entry fee Come cook your best recipe for judging. Must cook at least … [Read More...]

The tradition of horse and carriage rides continued this year for the Avenue Evening Stroll held Saturday in Donaldsonville. Photo by Michael Tortorich.

Donaldsonville Avenue Evening Stroll plans in the works

November 22 may seem distant, but that hasn't stopped organizers from preparing for the annual Donaldsonville Avenue Evening Stroll. Main Street Donaldsonville and the city's Downtown Development District … [Read More...]

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Lastest Announcements Headlines


Ascension Republican Women host Summer Social on August 3

On Sunday, August 3rd, Ascension Republican Women will host a Summer Social from 2 p.m. until 4 p.m. at the home of Fred and Nicole Palmer at 39394 Bradbury Lane in Prairieville. Dress is casual.  Spouses, … [Read More...]


Lane closures scheduled

Intermittent lane closures are scheduled to begin on LA 3251 between LA 30 and LA 75. These lane closures are needed for crews to perform all necessary work for the milling, stabilization, and overlay of LA … [Read More...]


Council on Aging Weekly Calendar

June 28 Fast Exercise, Donaldsonville 9:30 a.m., Gonzales 10:45 a.m. Beading Club, Gonzales 9:00 a.m., Donaldsonville 10:30 a.m. June 29 Blood Pressure checks, Professional Home Health, Gonzales 10:00 … [Read More...]


Prairieville road to close to through traffic for sewer pipe installation

Ascension Parish President Tommy Martinez announced Friday Marseille Boulevard will be closed to through traffic at its intersection with La. 42 on Monday, July 28 at 7 a.m. so crews can install sewer pipe at … [Read More...]

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Letters to the Editor


Letter to the Editor: Non-profit holds productive meeting with City employee

Dear Mr. Mayor Arceneaux,   We would like to express our appreciation for the opportunity to meet with Alvin Broussard on the situation of our parking lot. We know your staff is very busy, and we were pleased … [Read More...]


Letter to the Editor: “signs on a stick” an eyesore

It would seem that laws that we have in place regarding litter on our streets and roads are not being enforced.I am referring to what I call "litter on a stick" or the signs, both handmade and printed, … [Read More...]


Letter to Editor: Help to support our Wounded Warriors

Dear family and friends, As most of you know, I am a MoM, Mother of Marine.  I raised my son, LCpl. John Miller, to be a person who gives back more than he ever receives.  He is doing that through his service … [Read More...]

Troy J. Gautreau Sr.

Letter to Governor from Troy J. Gautreau, Sr., President Ascension Parish School Board

Honorable Governor Bobby Jindal, My name is Troy J. Gautreau, Sr. and I am fortunate enough to serve as president of the Ascension Parish School Board (APSB).  Our school system is the best school system in … [Read More...]

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