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Mother and son dead after estranged husband breaks in to home

Ascension Parish Sheriff Office Detectives are currently working a double homicide, with victims being 40-year-old Dewona Green and her 12 year-old son. According to Major Bobby Webre, at around 2:30 a.m. on Thursday morning, Ronald Green Sr. 44, broke into the home of Green and their son in Lakeway Cove Subdivision outside the city limits of Gonzales, between Hwy. 621 and Germany Rd. The couple are said to have been estranged, and Green did have a restraining order in place. Upon arriving on scene, both Green and her son were found to have been shot to death. The Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office received a tip that Green Sr. reported to someone that he had killed his wife and son … [Read More...]

Latest Community News


April 2014 recognized as Fair Housing Month in Ascension Parish

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The Office of Alcohol and Tobacco Control and the Louisiana State Police release public service announcement

The Louisiana Office of Alcohol & Tobacco Control (ATC) … [More...]


Mother and son dead after estranged husband breaks in to home

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APSO looking for individuals as part of Operation No Show

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Sewer/garbage fees dominate Sorrento meeting

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Latest Business Headlines


Debby Anselmo Wealth Management Group holds ribbon cutting

Debby Anselmo Wealth Management Group held a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony on Wednesday, April 2, 2014, announcing the opening of their location at 41038 LA Highway 42, Prairieville, LA  70769. Debby Anselmo Wealth … [Read More...]


Red Stick Sports joins Chamber

Red Stick Sports held a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony on Friday, April 4, 2014, announcing the opening of their location at 17424 Airline Highway, Suite 12, in Gonzales, LA 70769. Red Stick Sports offers Ascension … [Read More...]


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...]


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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Lastest Sports Headlines


Dutchtown Football Camp coming soon

Dutchtown High is hosting a football camp from May 27 -30 for children ages 6 -14, including incoming 9th graders. The cost for the camp is $80.00 and includes a t-shirt. Interested parties are asked … [Read More...]

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Nationally ranked St. Amant High Gatorettes to host summer Mini Dance camp

From June 2-6, 2014, the St. Amant High School Gatorettes will host a summer dance camp for children 3 years and up from 9 a.m. until noon at the St. Amant High School Back Gym.  The camp will be filled … [Read More...]


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...]


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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Latest Education Headlines


National Guard members spread a little “Operation Sunshine”

On March 27th, 2014 members of the Louisiana National Guard Unit -922 En Co in Gonzales came to present “Operation Sunshine” to the Kindergartners at Galvez Primary School. The students enjoyed having the … [Read More...]

Molly Kilgore is seen interacting with technology.

Kindergarten teacher receives Ascension Fund grant

Vick May, a kindergarten teacher at Spanish Lake Primary, received a $1000 Ascension Fund Grant aimed at getting kindergarteners involved in learning through interacting with technology! The kindergarten … [Read More...]


Galvez Primary class learns about Louisiana wildlife

The second grade students at Galvez Primary School recently visited Ticfaw State Park in Springfield. The students have been studying Louisiana wildlife and habitats. The students enjoyed, touring the … [Read More...]


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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Latest Lagniappe Headlines


Could you be a host family to a foreign exchange student?

International Student Exchange, otherwise known as ISE USA, is a non-profit organization that brings exchange students to the United States to live with loving American host families. Our goal of bringing … [Read More...]


Talented Music Program sees young stars shining brightly

The 2013/2014 Ascension Parish Talented Music Program held their annual spring recital on Saturday, April 6, at St. Amant High School. With a parish so full of talent, it was a great way to further showcase the … [Read More...]


2014 Ascension Parish Vegetable Garden Contest to be held

The LSU AgCenter, Ascension Parish, will sponsor the Home Vegetable Garden Contest for adults and 4-H youth in May 2014. The Contest is being held to encourage home vegetable gardeners to produce quality … [Read More...]


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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Lastest Announcements Headlines


Ascension Parish, Sorrento and Donaldsonville Governmental offices to close for Good Friday

Ascension Parish President Tommy Martinez announced today all parish governmental offices and departments will be closed Friday, April 18 in observance of Good Friday. City of Donaldsonville offices are … [Read More...]


Parish Council meeting rescheduled

The Regular Council Meeting of April 17, 2014, has been rescheduled. The next meeting of the Council will be April 23, 2014, at 6:00 p.m. at the Ascension Parish Courthouse in Gonzales.   … [Read More...]


Cook’s meeting for upcoming VFW jambalaya competition to be held Wednesday evening

A jambalaya cooking competition is coming up on April 26 to benefit Veterans of Foreign Wars. A cook's meeting is taking place tonight, so if you're interested, make your way to Gonzales Memorial VFW Post 3693 … [Read More...]


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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