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2014 annual Veterans Day Parade set

The 2014 Veterans Day Annual Parade will be Sunday, November 9 and run the following route: Irma Blvd -> Worthey Rd -> Burnside Ave -> Cornerview Rd. You can make a difference by: 1. Attending the … [Read More...]


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...]

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Lastest Sports Headlines

Alaina Miles, Donaldsonville High School's 2014 homecoming queen, is escorted at halftime Friday night by her father. Photo by Michael Tortorich.

Donaldsonville wins homecoming game over Berwick

Donaldsonville High School rolled to a 32-0 victory over Berwick to cap a week of homecoming festivities. The Tigers were able to thwart every drive put together by the visiting team, slamming the door on a … [Read More...]


Friday Night Lights results

Well. Ascension, another week of football has come and gone in the parish. A pair of parish teams, Dutchtown and East Ascension, needed extra time to decide a winner. On the westbank, Donaldsonville celebrated … [Read More...]

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Friday Night Lights

It’s another Friday night in the parish and we know what that means – FOOTBALL!! Tonight’s match-ups include: Ascension Catholic v. West st. John (AWAY) Ascension Christian v. White … [Read More...]


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...]

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Latest Education Headlines

Members of the Ascension Catholic homecoming court post on the field after Amber Blanchard was named queen. Photo by Michael Tortorich.

Ascension Catholic celebrates homecoming

Ascension Catholic recently wrapped up a week-long schedule of activities in celebration of homecoming. Named to the 2014 homecoming court were: Amber Blanchard, Jacob Caballero, Maggie Blanchard, Delmond … [Read More...]


St. Amant High DECA is in full swing

Recently , the St. Amant High School DECA Chapter officers were elected among a variety of qualified students to fill highly demanding posts in this organization. After much deliberation and a process of … [Read More...]


2014 Ascension Christian Homecoming Court

Named to the  2014 Ascension Christian Homecoming Court: Seated -  Jordyn Blazier, Arlyn Becnel  & Hannah Blanchard. Standing- Amanda Swanson, Kate Pruitt, Kenedi Falgoust, Sarah Hadley, Memri Moreland, … [Read More...]


NBA player speaks to St. Amant Middle Students

Tyrus Thomas visited the St. Amant Middle School on Thursday, October 16 to talk to the 8 th grade students about respect and leadership. He address the issue of his childhood , where he was raised by his … [Read More...]

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Latest Lagniappe Headlines

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Thumbs up or thumbs down?

The girls are back with another review! Find out what they thought of The Best of Me. Summary: Everyone hopes to find true love. Young Dawson Cole (Luke Bracey) and Amanda Collier (Liana Liberato) find … [Read More...]


Three new Louisiana Legends Programs to premiere in November on LPB

Former Governor Mike Foster, civic activist Mary Frey Eaton and former LSU Basketball Coach Dale Brown will be the subjects of the November episodes of Louisiana Public Broadcasting’s Louisiana Legends series. … [Read More...]


Let’s support our gal Reagan

Former Creole intern Reagan Payne will be participating in Dance Marathon LSU. The Dance Marathon is a 26.2 hour event that benefits Our Lady of the Lake Children’s Hospital in Baton Rouge. She is … [Read More...]


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...]

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Lastest Announcements Headlines


ACT holding auditions for kids Christmas show this weekend

The Ascension Community Theatre is holding auditions for their upcoming Christmas Show. For more information, see below.   … [Read More...]


Road Closure: La. 945 (St. Patrick Street) in Donaldsonville in Ascension Parish

There will be a road closure on La. 945 (St. Patrick Street) in Donaldsonville, LA at the Union Pacific Railroad overpass starting Tuesday, October 28th and on all weekdays until Thursday, November 6, 2014. … [Read More...]


Local family needs assistance after father suffers severe burns

On October 9, 2014, Chrissy Stafford received a phone call that no spouse wants to hear. Chrissy learned that her husband Clint Stafford had been burned at work and was being rushed to the BR General burn unit. … [Read More...]


Ascension Council on Aging – Annual Halloween Party

Bring on the witches, goblins, and ghosts and get ready for the Ascension Council on Aging’s annual Halloween Party. The party is set for Friday, October, 31 2014 starting at 9:30 a.m. at the Gonzales Senior … [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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