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Attorney General Caldwell Reminds Consumers to Stay Safe and Shop Smart this Holiday Season

Louisiana businesses and consumers are gearing up for the hustle and bustle of the holiday shopping season. Whether hitting the mall or surfing the web, Attorney General Buddy Caldwell urges caution when … [Read More...]

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BASF awards $10,000 in scholarships to four LSU engineering students

BASF awarded $10,000 in scholarships to four engineering majors at Louisiana State University (LSU) in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, as part of the BASF Team Chemistry Scholarship Fund. "We appreciate LSU and the … [Read More...]

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EATEL rings in the season with holiday hotline

Even Santa knows that technology makes his trip around the world easier and faster. When Santa’s not listening to his favorite Christmas carols on Spotify, using his GPS to map his route, or checking current … [Read More...]

Pictured Left to right: Doris Sellers (Treasurer), Melissa Eudy Parrino, Monica Riggs (2011 Louisiana State President), George Riggs, Paul Ottinger (Jaycees National Vice President), Cheri Barnes (2015 Louisiana State President), Laura Riggs, and Dillon Thompson.

National Jaycees Vice President shares legacy with local chapter seeking members

On Friday night, November 21, the future River Parishes Jaycees had the pleasure of joining Paul Ottinger, the 2014 National Jaycees Vice President for dinner at Galvez Seafood. A member of the Tennessee … [Read More...]

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Lastest Sports Headlines

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St. Amant does well in Griffin Open

These are the final team scores from the 2014 Griffin Open held on November 23. St. Amant Wrestlers who didn't place came through with some great wins to keep us higher in the placing. Placers were: Clint … [Read More...]

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Basketball draft looking for players

The Gonzales Youth Basketball League will be having the basketball draft this Sunday, November 30, 2014. If anyone would like to register (late registration) for the GYBL, they can contact Dwayne Andrews … [Read More...]

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Lady Gators for the win!

The Lady Gators of St. Amant took on the Wolves recently in what was not only a win for the Gators, but also a game that saw Kara Gremillion reach 1,000 points in the second period. The final score was 42 - … [Read More...]

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Josh Walker dominates in fourth quarter but Spartans see end of district play

Friday night saw the East Ascension Spartans take on the C.E. Byrd Yellow Jackets in Shreveport for the second round of the Louisiana High School Athletic Association district playoffs. The game began with a … [Read More...]

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Latest Education Headlines

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St. Amant FFA presents donation

St. Amant FFA President Megan Bordelon presents Catholic Daughters Association with a donation of $200 collected from the FFA's Boo at the Barn event.  In addition to the cash donation, all of the food … [Read More...]

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St. Amant FFA attend National Convention

St. Amant FFA returned from National Convention as a Nationally Ranked 3-star FFA Chapter for the 4th year in a row.  Members attending are (front row) Corey Alleman, John Hammatt, Tyler Blank, Jacob Smith, … [Read More...]

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Ascension Fund grant ensures that ‘Wellness Works’

Submitted by Audrey Horn, Health and P.E. Teacher at Gonzales Middle School "Wellness Works", a brand new fitness program is being implemented in the physical education department at Gonzales Middle School … [Read More...]

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Superintendent Pujol addresses parents, guardians and communtiy members

Parents, guardians and community members: In the coming days we will celebrate the Thanksgiving holiday, a time that is set aside each year for all of us to give thanks for our many blessings.  There’s no … [Read More...]

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Latest Lagniappe Headlines

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Parish President Proclaims Dec. 2 as #Giving Tuesday in Ascension Parish

  Ascension Parish President Tommy Martinez proclaimed Dec. 2, 2014 as #Giving Tuesday in Ascension Parish. President Martinez presented the proclamation to Volunteer Ascension Executive … [Read More...]

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Black Friday at the Depot Gallery Features Open Market & Santa’s Shop

Looking to avoid the hassle of malls and department stores, but still find special gifts this holiday season?  The Depot Gallery of River Region Art Association is the place to begin your shopping.  On Black … [Read More...]

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Louisiana Public Square to discuss dropout prevention

Even though Louisiana’s graduation rate of almost 74% is at an all-time high, it is still below the national average of 80 percent. As part of the national American Graduate project, this month’s special … [Read More...]

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VFW Post 3693 presents Child’s Bingo Raffle winner

Madison Beam (left) is the winner of VFW Post 3693’s monthly Child’s Bingo Raffle prize for November.  VFW Post 3693 hosts a Child’s Bingo Raffle on the last Saturday of every month.  The next event is … [Read More...]

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Lastest Announcements Headlines

From Left: Aubrey Odell, President’s Choice Winner; Madison Deslatte, 1st Place Winner; James Mclin, 2nd Place; Juliet Davis, 3rd Place and Reagan Rivere, Honorable Mention .
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Veterans Day Poster Contest Winners Announced at Parish Council Meeting

Ascension Parish President Tommy Martinez and members of the Ascension Republican Women organization (ARW) announced the winners of the 5th annual Veteran’s Day Poster Contest during the parish council meeting … [Read More...]

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Community Christmas Celebration

  Dutchtown Baptist Church invites the community to a Community Christmas Celebration on Saturday, December 6.  Family activities will begin at 6:00 p.m. and continue throughout the evening until 8:00.   A … [Read More...]

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The Creole to close for Thanksgiving Day

The Creole will be closed to give staff time with family and friends on Thursday, November 27. We will not be putting out an official edition of our daily paper, but if anything happens we will update you … [Read More...]

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Gonzales to hold regular Council Meeting followed by Special Meeting

A REGULAR MEETING OF THE MAYOR AND COUNCILMEN OF THE CITY OF GONZALES, STATE OF LOUISIANA, TO BE HELD ON, MONDAY NOVEMBER 24, 2014 AT 5:30 P.M.AT CITY HALL AT 120 S. IRMA BLVD. Call to … [Read More...]

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Letters to the Editor

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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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Letter to the Editor: How a Conservative (and Republican) supports a new tax

On November 4, voters in Ascension Parish will be asked to vote on a new 5 mill property tax to support better recreation in our Parish. I have been vocal in my support of this proposition, which have left some … [Read More...]

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