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Vessel/Lacombe recall: Recent poll assesses viability

Talk of recall petitions aimed at Gonzales Councilmen Gary Lacombe and Timothy Vessel, Sr. has circulated in recent weeks and there may be substance to the rumors.  The Creole has learned that an anonymous group of citizens commissioned Magellan Strategies BR to conduct a survey of 200 Gonzales registered voters focused on that very issue.  (The poll included questions pertaining to favorability of Mayor Barney Arceneaux, Police Chief Sherman Jackson and the Gonzales Council as well.) A recall election is triggered by accumulating signatures of 1/3 of the electors of the applicable voting area.  Should a majority of the electors sign the recall petition the targeted official "is, ipso … [Read More...]

Latest Community News

Sewer/garbage fees dominate Sorrento meeting

Sorrento’s Town Council continued fine-tuning a Policies and … [More...]

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Napoleonville man killed in Ascension Parish Head On Crash

Shortly before 10:00 am on April 15, 2014, Troopers from … [More...]

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Louisiana State Police working fatality in Sorrento

A two-vehicle accident on the corner of Hwy. 22 and Hwy. 70 … [More...]

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Who says there’s no cure for the summertime blues

It’s a Tuesday afternoon in June, 3:05 p.m---Do you know … [More...]

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Gonzales 2014-15 budget introduced

Mayor Barney Arceneaux introduced Gonzales’ 2014-2015 Budget … [More...]


Latest Business Headlines

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PCS Nitrogen commits to Lamar-Dixon Expo Center Corporate Sponsorship

Ascension Parish President Tommy Martinez announced officials with PotashCorp (PCS Nitrogen) in Geismar have committed to a corporate sponsorship of the Lamar-Dixon Expo Center. “We really appreciate the … [Read More...]

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Bricks 4 Kidz holds official ribbon cutting

Bricks 4 Kidz held a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony announcing the opening of their location at 17540 Airline Hwy, Suite F, Prairieville, LA  70769. Their program provides an extraordinary atmosphere for students … [Read More...]

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EATEL customers now have access to television while on the go

GONZALES, LA (April 7, 2014) – EATEL TV customers now have access to their favorite programming anywhere, anytime  – at no extra charge – through EATEL’s new TV Everywhere service. TV Everywhere currently … [Read More...]

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Magellan Health Services, Start Corporation to offer Warmline

Mental health consumers in Louisiana looking for a supportive ear and encouraging voice as they navigate recovery have a new tool with a peer-supported Warmline offered by Magellan Health Services, Inc. in … [Read More...]

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Lastest Sports Headlines

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Ascension Sharks are dominating in travel baseball play

The Ascension Sharks, a 10 year old travel baseball team out of Geismar, have continued their winning ways, chalking up their 11th straight victory en route to their second straight Tournament … [Read More...]

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Dutchtown announces 2014 Color Guard Team

Dutchtown is proud to announce its 2014 Color Guard Team. Team leaders are: Head Captain- Mieklan Bortnick, Assistant Captain- Emilee Hawkins, Assistant Captain – Jessie Schlaudecker, Flag Captain – Michelle … [Read More...]

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EA soccer team to hold fundraiser

The East Ascension boy's soccer team is holding a jambalaya sale on Saturday, April 12, at the Walgreen's on the corner of Airline and Burnside in Gonzales. The sale will take place between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m., … [Read More...]

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CAS 2014 Blue Run coming this Saturday

Child Advocacy Services is hosting its 4th Annual Blue Run event on Saturday, April 12, 2014. The run will feature a 1 Mile Fun Run/Walk and 5k Race. Activities will start at 7 a.m. at City Hall in … [Read More...]

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Latest Education Headlines

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Local students learn hands on ways to measure

Ms. Miller's second grade class at Galvez Primary school learns to measure in inches. The students measured items throughout the classroom. They were able to discuss with partners the accuracy of their … [Read More...]

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Galvez Primary kids commune with nature

Galvez Primary first graders started a unit on plants and animals recently. The students learned about the life cycle of a plant and wrote an informative writing about the life cycle. During this unit, … [Read More...]

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St. Amant High announces 2014 Mr. and Miss St. Amant and Super Gators

St. Amant High is pleased to announce the 2014 Mr. and Miss St. Amant and Super Gators. Each class has the opportunity to recognize members of the student body who exemplify excellence in leadership, … [Read More...]

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Dutchtown High’s Beauty and the Beast a roaring success

Wednesday night saw Dutchtown High school theatre students begin the run of their Spring musical, Beauty in the Beast. To say it was wonderful seems an insult. The show, the set, the acting, the singing, you … [Read More...]

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Latest Lagniappe Headlines

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Ascension Council on Aging holds 6th Annual Senior Prom; King and Queen crowned

The evening of Sunday, April 6th, was cloudy with skies ready to rain, but it held off for the special event planned for senior citizens as they entered the Gonzales Civic Center. Everyone was dressed in … [Read More...]

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Jambalaya tops competition at Trinity Outdoors Disabled Adventures event

On Saturday, April 5, a benefit was held for Trinity Outdoors Disabled Adventures the event, at Cabela's boasted activities including a fishing derby for the kids in the Cabela's stocked pond. Gonzales Mayor … [Read More...]

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Benefit being held for local mother who passed away

A jambalaya benefit is being held on Saturday, April 12, for little Sadie O'Gwynn, who's mother Ramsey was killed during a recent automobile accident. Details are below. … [Read More...]

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Evening of Hope to benefit Volunteer Ascension just around the corner

Time is running out to purchase tickets for Volunteer Ascension's annual fundraiser, Evening of Hope! Traditionally held in November, Evening of Hope is now a spring event and will be taking place this … [Read More...]

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Lastest Announcements Headlines

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Donaldsonville City Council meeting agenda for April 22

The Donaldsonville City Council will hold its second regular meeting of the month at 6 p.m. Tuesday, April 22. The meeting will be held at City Hall on Railroad Avenue. The following agenda has been … [Read More...]

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School Board Committee and Meeting Agendas

REGULAR MEETING OF THE ASCENSION PARISH SCHOOL BOARD TRANSPORTATION COMMITTEE, TUESDAY, APRIL 15, 2014, 5:00  P.M., ASCENSION PARISH COURTHOUSE, COURTHOUSE ANNEX – COUNCIL MEETING ROOM, 2nd FLOOR, ROOM 201, 828 … [Read More...]

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Sorrento Council Meeting Agenda

AGENDA FOR REGULAR MEETING OF THE MAYOR AND COUNCIL, TOWN OF SORRENTO, TUESDAY, APRIL 15, 2014, 6:00 P.M., SORRENTO TOWN HALL, SORRENTO, LOUISIANA.   1.     Invocation   2.     Pledge   3.     Approve the … [Read More...]

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Gonzales Council Meeting agenda

A REGULAR MEETING OF THE MAYOR AND COUNCILMEN OF THE CITY OF GONZALES, STATE OF LOUISIANA, TO BE HELD ON, MONDAY APRIL 14, 2014  AT 5:30 P.M. AT CITY HALL AT 120 S. IRMA BLVD. Call to … [Read More...]

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