Latest Business Headlines


The fight against cancer just got a little bit sweeter

On November 16, St. Elizabeth Hospital will be holding a fun way to fight cancer and raise awareness at Parc 73. … [Read More...]


The Woman in You Health and Wellness Seminar

The Woman in You Health and Wellness Seminar being presented by St. Catherine of Sienna Catholic Church, Tamiko Francis Garrison, St. Elizabeth Hospital, Beauty by Design, P.R.E.A.C.H., Capitol City Family … [Read More...]

Steve Welch – Occidental Chemical, Pete Denham – ISC, Kristen Hamilton – ISC, Mike Albano – Dow Chemical

ISC earns Award of Excellence from Greater Baton Rouge Industry Alliance

ISC recently earned an Award of Excellence in the category of Specialty Trade (Hard Craft) Division III Size at the GBRIA Workforce Development Excellence Awards Ceremony. The award program recognizes and … [Read More...]


Fraud alert for area veterans

Several members have brought to our attention that they have been contacted recently by RAI-Radio Accounting Service out of Chicago (773 area code) claiming to have a “partnership with VOB” or are working … [Read More...]

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Lastest Sports Headlines


Sign up for the Ryder Cup

On Monday, October 27, Pelican Point will be the home of the 2014 EA v. STA Ryder Cup Shoot Out Golf Tournament with all proceeds being divided between the two schools. For more information, check out the … [Read More...]


Going Pink for breast cancer

A black belt takes years of hard work, perseverance, and dedication. This month the instructors at Griffin’s Academy of Martial Arts inGonzales and Prairieville, LA are trading theirs in - to go pink instead. … [Read More...]

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Louisiana Athletics and Varsity All Stars teaming up for St. Jude

Louisiana Athletics and Varsity All Stars, 17839 Airline Hwy Prairieville, LA 70769, are teaming up for St. Jude Children’s Hospital on Friday,  October 24 from 6:30 – 10:00 p.m. As a fundraiser for St. Jude … [Read More...]

Cole Amedee (51) celebrates one of his two returns for touchdowns Friday. Photo by Michael Tortorich.

Ascension Catholic celebrates homecoming with win over Ascension Christian

DONALDSONVILLE - Ascension Catholic coasted to a 62-7 victory over Ascension Christian in a district match-up Friday. The homecoming night win improved the Bulldogs' record to 6-1, the lone loss two weeks … [Read More...]

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Latest Education Headlines


St. Amant High NJROTOC cadets rank 3rd overall in competition

Congratulations to St. Amant's NJROTOC cadets.  They competed in a competition this past Saturday at Ponchatoula High School and brought home the following honors:Tug of War - 2nd PlaceMale PT Team - 1st and … [Read More...]


Way to go Ascension Parish Public Schools

Parents, guardians and community members: We are pleased to announce that our school system was officially informed today that it has earned an "A" grade from the Louisiana Department of Education for the … [Read More...]


East Ascension v. St. Amant Community Shout Out is on track for 2014

The excitement is back! East Ascension High School and St. Amant High School students, staff, alumni and fans will once again gather to cheer their respective school on to victory at the 12th Spartan/Gator … [Read More...]


Wimberly announces bid for re-election to School Board

After serving one four-year term on the Ascension Parish School Board in District 6, Seat A, Lorraine Wimberly is pleased to announce her candidacy for the upcoming November 4th election. During her four … [Read More...]

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Latest Lagniappe Headlines


6TH annual Night at the BOO-seum partners with Thibodaux Fire Department

The Bayou Country Children’s Museum announces its partnership with the Thibodaux Volunteer Fire Department for the 6th annual Night at the BOO-seum fundraiser benefiting the Children’s Museum.  The partnership … [Read More...]


LPB2 to air 6th Congressional race forum on Tuesday, October 21

Louisiana Public Broadcasting will air a forum featuring five of the candidates for the hotly contested 6th Congressional District seat on Tuesday, October 21 at 9PM on LPB2. The forum, which was taped at the … [Read More...]


Boo at the Barn right around the corner

St. Amant High School FFA, currently ranked #1 in the state, is holding their annual Boo at the Barn event. The public is invited to attend this safe and family friendly Halloween extravaganza which serves as a … [Read More...]


Pelican Point/Greens Garden Club members learn about lighting

Sandy Cusick, President of the Pelican Point/Greens Garden Club is shown with Bernie Hampton, Landscape Designer of Greenseasons Lawn Service, at the recent meeting held October 9th.  Mr. Hampton gave … [Read More...]

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Lastest Announcements Headlines


Obituary for Johnnie Lee Hooper Jr.

A Memorial Mass will be conducted for Mr. Johnnie Lee Hooper, Jr., age 69, at 11:00 am Thursday, October 23, 2014, at St. Mark Catholic Church with Rev. Rubin Reynolds officiating. A visitation will be held … [Read More...]

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Libertarian Party of Ascension Parish officially endorses federal candidates

At their regular monthly meeting on October 2, 2014, the Libertarian Party of Ascension Parish Officially endorsed a slate of candidates for the upcoming November 4th elections. The Libertarian Candidates which … [Read More...]


Lane Closure on the Veterans’ Bridge in Gramercy

There will be a single lane closure on the Veterans' Bridge (La. 3213) in Gramercy at the St. James/St. John the Baptist Parish line.  This will occur from 7:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. each day, between Wednesday, … [Read More...]


Council on Aging Weekly Calendar

October 20 MD-2U, Medical Services, Donaldsonville 11:00 a.m. Go Fast Exercise, Donaldsonville 9:30 a.m., Gonzales 10:45 a.m. Beading Club, Gonzales 9:00 a.m., Donaldsonville 10:30 a.m. October … [Read More...]

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Letters to the Editor


Letter to the Editor: Area resident explains why she says no to new proposed taxes

Dear Editor: Let’s talk dollars and sense related to the upcoming recreation tax proposal on the November 4th ballot. The public should already be aware that one of the projects on the proposed list for … [Read More...]


Letter to the Editor: Representative asks for Amendment support

Dear Ascension residents, Amendment Number 3 is an amendment that I sponsored and passed this year in session and is on the ballot this election. All Constitutional Amendments that end up on the ballot … [Read More...]


Letter to the Editor: Vote yes for Better Recreation Now

Dear Editor: Isn’t it time for the people of Ascension to stop traveling to East Baton Rouge and other parishes for basic recreation services? We need quality parks, jogging trails, sports fields, boating … [Read More...]


Letter to the Editor: No more taxes!

One local resident is concerned about the amount of taxation throughout the parish.   … [Read More...]

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