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The 2015 Louisiana Survey: Public Favors Tax Incentive Programs for Economic Development

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 26, 2015 BATON ROUGE – Results from the 2015 Louisiana Survey show that Louisiana residents generally support using tax incentives to attract businesses to the state.  The … [Read More...]

Charlotte Headshot__ Leadership Changes!

The Creole would like to thank Charlotte Guedry for the past two and a half years of service and wish her well in her new position as the City of Gonzales Public Information Officer and any other new … [Read More...]


Attorney General Caldwell petitions EPA to scrap plans for new ozone limits

Attorney General Buddy Caldwell has called on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to withdraw plans to implement new ozone regulations that are not supported by scientific evidence, would be too costly to … [Read More...]


St. Elizabeth Hospital celebrates Certified Nurses Day by honoring the certified team members on its staff

St. Elizabeth Hospital is celebrating Certified Nurses Day, March 19th by honoring its board certified nurses. The team members are being recognized for their professionalism, leadership, and commitment to … [Read More...]

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Lastest Sports Headlines

Pictured Above from L to R: Assistant Coach Andy Daley, Johnny Alo, Jetaro Wade, Jacob Johnson, Quentin Larkins, Cameron Carter.
Front Row: Jaydon Young, Claude Harvey, Sean Oubre, Ashton Levy and Head Coach Tyler Turner
Not Pictured: Assistant Coach Jonathan Walker

Louisiana Jaguars 6th Grade Team Finishes 1st Place

On March 20-22, 2015, The Louisiana Jaguars 6th grade boys AAU basketball team traveled to Houston, TX to compete in the RCS Sport Spring Ice Breaker. With this tournament being their first tournament of the … [Read More...]

red and black day

Bayou State Warriors look forward to 6th year with Red & Black Day at SAHS Gold Dome

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Prairieville Broncos to conduct First Annual Spring Football Camp

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This week in SAHS Gator sports

Tuesday, March 17 ACT Testing for ALL juniors and most seniors Softball: vs. McKinley – V – 5:00 Baseball: vs. Berwick – V – 4:00 Tennis: vs. Denham Springs @ Northpark   Wednesday, March … [Read More...]

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Latest Education Headlines


Streamlined Early Childhood regulations set to take effect this summer.

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: 03/26/2015 Contact: LDOE Public Affairs, (225) 342-3600, Fax: (225) 342-0193 STREAMLINED EARLY CHILDHOOD REGULATIONS SET TO TAKE EFFECT THIS SUMMER Department to … [Read More...]

Dutchtown ProStart

Dutchtown students excel at Louisiana ProStart Invitational Culinary Competition

Four Dutchtown students competed last Tuesday (March 3, 2015) at the Louisiana ProStart Invitational Culinary Competition. Seniors, Haley Stone and Cameron Gautreau, and juniors, Joube Ryan and Mitchell Bailey, … [Read More...]


Ascension Christian School plans gala

Ascension Christian School announces plans for the Lions and Legacy Gala. The school’s inaugural fundraising event is designed to embrace the community with food, fun, and good friends. Ascension Christian … [Read More...]


Ascension School Superintendent addresses parents with regard to standardized testing

 Parents, guardians and community members: Ascension Parish Public Schools began administering the state’s standardized tests this week, with students in grades 3-8 sitting for the PARCC examination that is … [Read More...]

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Latest Lagniappe Headlines

The most popular event at the Southern Forestry Conclave is the crosscut saw competition. LSU College of Agriculture students Hayden Carter and Ashley Tunstall saw through 10-by-10-inch yellow poplar lumber in 24 seconds. Stabilizing the lumber are (from left) LSU students Devyn Albin, James Donovan, Kevin Kohl, Christian Flucke and a student from Louisiana Tech. Applauding are LSU students Virginia Spencer and Christian Rossi. Additional students from Louisiana Tech help cheer the team, even though they were competitors. (Photo by Niels de Hoop)

Wood chopped, relationships build at conclaves

Wood chopped, relationships built at conclaves Writer: Tobie Blanchard at 225-578-5649 or BATON ROUGE, La. – Crosscut sawing, canoeing, duck calling and ax throwing are … [Read More...]

Sulenny Espinal

VFW announce Child’s Bingo Raffle Winner

Pictured is Sulenny Espinal, February's VFW Post 3693 Child's Bingo Raffle Winner.  The Gonzales Memorial VFW Post 3693 hosts a Child's Bingo Raffle on the last Saturday of every month for ages 6-15.  The next … [Read More...]

Boogie Men

Come pass a good time at Music in the Park; Gonzales announces lineup for 205 at Jambalaya Park

Gonzales Mayor Barney Arceneaux’s Mayor’s Council for the Arts is pleased to announce the 2015 line-up for Music in the Park. Now in its fourth year, the free concert series has been a hit with locals and … [Read More...]


Local Girl Scout earns Girl Scout Silver Award

Aliesha Amiot in Gonzales Girl Scout Cadette Troop 10506 recently earned the Girl Scout Silver Award, the highest award a registered Girl Scout Cadette in grades 6-8 can achieve.  Earning the Girl Scout Silver … [Read More...]

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Lastest Announcements Headlines


Ascension Council on Aging to hold 7th Annual Senior Prom on Sunday

Ascension Council on Aging will be presenting its Seventh Annual Senior Prom on Sunday, March 22, 2015 from 2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. It will be held at the Gonzales Civic Center and entry fee will be $5.00 for … [Read More...]


Parish Council meeting agenda for Thursday, March 19

                                                         REGULAR MEETING OF THE ASCENSION PARISH COUNCIL                                   March 19, 2015 - 6:00 PM ASCENSION PARISH COURTHOUSE  828 S.Irma … [Read More...]


DOTD announces lane closure on Old Perkins Road

East and West bound lanes of Old Perkins Road (LA 427) between Highland Road and the Ascension parish line will have alternating lane closures from 8 pm to 6 am starting on Tuesday, March 17, 2015 through … [Read More...]

Percy introduces his replacement; Irvin votes "no"

Long-serving City Attorney honored with “Ryland Percy Day” in the City of Gonzales

On Monday night, March 16, City of Gonzales Mayor Barney Arceneaux, along with City Council members Kirk Boudreaux, Barbara Duhe, Neal Bourque, Terance Irvin, Kenny Matassa and City of Gonzales Police Chief … [Read More...]

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Letters to the Editor


Ascension School Superintendent addresses parents with regard to standardized testing

 Parents, guardians and community members: Ascension Parish Public Schools began administering the state’s standardized tests this week, with students in grades 3-8 sitting for the PARCC examination that is … [Read More...]


Grateful resident extends heartfelt thanks to Galvez-Lake Volunteer Fire Department

I'd like to use this method to give my whole hearted thanks to members of The Galvez-Lake Volunteer Fire Department and those who staff the 911 call center. On Sunday, Feb. 9, we had just returned from … [Read More...]


Letter to the Editor: Parent finds library regulations baffling

In this day and age, when access to technology is at an all time high… When our children are bombarded from all directions with all sorts of distractions - television, video games, iPhones…you name it… I find … [Read More...]


Sorrento citizen praises current administration

Mayor and Councilmen, I have been attending the town meetings for several years.  All I ever saw was the constant turmoil between the mayor and council.  There was never a positive commitment from anyone.  … [Read More...]

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