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Ledet’s to give back this holiday season in a BIG way

Ledet’s has joined with Ralph’s Supermarket this Christmas in what could possibly be one of the biggest giveaways in their many years of service. Ledet’s will be giving away a van packed with food and toys to … [Read More...]

BASF employee volunteers and student mentors present the Robot Ascension team with a $5,000 donation. Top row from left: Robot Ascension team members Zack Lebeau, Don Hidalgo, Marcus Barnes, Ryan Stelly, and Tyrus Rodrigue. Middle row from left: Theresa Ordeneaux (BASF employee volunteer and student mentor) Shane Dugas (BASF employee volunteer and student mentor), and Robot Ascension team members William Demourelle, Mack Allen, Aiden Reed, Kaci Breaux, Susan Allen, and Sarah Hughey; Alan Smith (BASF employee volunteer and student mentor), and Phil Blanchard (Robot Ascension team leader). Bottom row from left: Robot Ascension team members Hunter Ordeneaux, Kyle Arant, Cameron Simmerman, Logan Ford, and Lee Faught.

BASF supports STEM education with $5,000 donation to Ascension Parish’s high school robotics team

  BASF presented a $5,000 donation to Ascension Parish’s high school robotics team, Robot Ascension, to help the team prepare for the national For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and … [Read More...]

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Republic announces holiday garbage collection schedule

Republic Services (Allied Waste) will not collect garbage on Thursday, Dec. 25 or Jan. 1 in observance of the Christmas and New Year holidays.  Ascension Parish Subscription customers with Wednesday collection … [Read More...]

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St Elizabeth Hospital Achieves “Senior Friendly” Status

St. Elizabeth Hospital announces it has achieved "Senior Friendly" status for its NICHE (Nurses Improving Care for Healthsystem Elders) program. NICHE is the premier designation indicating a hospital's … [Read More...]

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Lastest Sports Headlines

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Shooting Sports Club participates in project

The Ascension Parish 4-H Shooting Sports club participated in a Community Project for Christmas.   Students were asked to create a card for Christmas that would be sent over to our Soldiers in the Air Force … [Read More...]

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EA Girl’s Soccer team holds fundraising/awareness game

The East Ascension High School Girls Soccer Team recently held a fundraising/ awareness game, with the proceeds going to Susan G. Komen Baton Rouge. About Susan G. Komen® Baton Rouge  Susan G. Komen is … [Read More...]

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5-5A District Team announced

The Louisiana High School Athletic Association has announced their picks for the 5-5A District Team, including Coach of the Year. OFFENSE 1ST TEAM SCHOOL QUARTERBACK CJARLES … [Read More...]

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Gold Dome Classic still going strong

Day two of the 2014 Gator Gold Dome Classic has come to a close, again thanks to the St Amant Booster Club staff and all the parents for helping in the Hospitality Roomt  Thursday saw Ruston beat Dunham, … [Read More...]

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Latest Education Headlines

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Gonzales Middle School Kids Helping Kids

  On Wednesday, December 17, 2014, Gonzales Middle School students participated in a $2 dress down day raising $200 for Volunteer Ascension presented to Sherry Denig with Volunteer Ascension on … [Read More...]

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Gonzales Middle class receives grant

Mrs. Duplechin's class from Gonzales Middle School received a $500.00 grant from Eatel entitled "Crossing Borders - While Touching Hearts".  This grant provided funding for the students to paint bricks and … [Read More...]

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Louisiana graduates leaving $54k in financial aid for college and technical training on the table

State Superintendent of Education John White presented a report on the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) during the Joint Meeting of the Board of Elementary and Secondary Education and the Board … [Read More...]

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Gonzales Middle School Principal Gives Back to the Community

  On Saturday, December 13, 2014, Santa and Mrs. Claus stoppped by Gonzales Middle School Principal Lori Charlet's home in Donaldsonville to take Santa photos on 'da Poach" to raise money to … [Read More...]

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Latest Lagniappe Headlines

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Thumbs up or thumbs down?

Summary: In Christopher Nolan’s science fiction film Interstellar, a team of astronauts led by Cooper (Matthew McConaughey), a widowed father leaving two children behind, set off for a wormhole in space that … [Read More...]

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JFA Christmas Parade to Air on EATEL Channel 4

The Gonzales Christmas Parade rolled through the streets of Gonzales on Sunday, December 14, 2014.  Local businesses, civic groups, school clubs, marching bands, and even Santa Claus joined in the parade, … [Read More...]

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Ledet’s to give back this holiday season in a BIG way

Ledet’s has joined with Ralph’s Supermarket this Christmas in what could possibly be one of the biggest giveaways in their many years of service. Ledet’s will be giving away a van packed with food and toys to … [Read More...]

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Ledet’s to give back this holiday season in a BIG way

Ledet’s has joined with Ralph’s Supermarket this Christmas in what could possibly be one of the biggest giveaways in their many years of service. Ledet’s will be giving away a van packed with food and toys to … [Read More...]

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Lastest Announcements Headlines

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Portion of Cannon Road to Close to Through Traffic for Construction

Ascension Parish President Tommy Martinez announced today a portion of Cannon Road between La. 44 and O’Neal Road will undergo roadway construction and close to through traffic on Monday, Dec. 22, 2014 at 7 … [Read More...]

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Tai Chi offered at Council on Aging

Ascension Council on Aging is pleased to announce that Tai Chi classes will be available again on Wednesdays starting on January 7, 2015 with Patricia Landry. This will be a six week session for $60.00 … [Read More...]

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Ascension Parish Council meeting agenda for Thursday, December 18

REGULAR MEETING OF THE ASCENSION PARISH COUNCIL December 18, 2014 - 6:00 PM ASCENSION PARISH COURTHOUSE 828 S. Irma Blvd. Gonzales AGENDA (1) Call To Order / Invocation and Pledge (2) Roll Call (3) … [Read More...]

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Road/Lane Closure – LA 44 @ Black Bayou Bridge

LA 44 will be closed at Black Bayou Road Bridge near William Ficklin Road from 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM on Wednesday, December 17, 2014. Detour route as follows: LA 621 to LA 932 to LA 931.DOTD appreciates your … [Read More...]

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Letters to the Editor

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Sorrento citizen asks police chief to step down

On November 4th the voters of Sorrento, tired of the embarrassment and lawsuits, spoke decisively by a margin of 2 to 1 to abolish the Police Department and the position of Police Chief. Fern, you are not … [Read More...]

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Lacombe’s resignation letter insults Gonzales and its citizens

Dear Editor: I tried to email (I am thrilled to call him) FORMER Gonzales Councilman Gary Lacombe the following correspondence in reference to his letter of resignation yesterday. “Councilman: As … [Read More...]

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Letter to the Editor: Gonzales Mayor refutes Councilmen statements to public

Dear Editor: It has recently come to my attention that two City of Gonzales Councilmen up for recall elections on December 6th have been going door-to-door in our city making false claims in an effort to … [Read More...]

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Letter to the Editor: Parish President urges all to attend Veteran’s Parade

Parish President Tommy Martinez has sent a letter in asking all residents to honor our Veterans at this weekend's Veterans Day parade. … [Read More...]

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