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Check For Red Light Camera Program Refunds

If you paid a ticket through the Jefferson Parish red light camera program, you need to check the Unclaimed Property Program within the Louisiana Department of the Treasury to see if you’re owed a refund, according to State Treasurer John Kennedy. Thousands of motorists were ticketed in the red light camera program. Class action litigation […]

Parish Spray Parks to Open Memorial Day Weekend

Ascension Parish President Kenny Matassa announced the parish’s two spray parks, the South Louisiana Fairgrounds Spray Park in Donaldsonville, and the Oak Grove Community Park’s Spray Park in Prairieville, will open Saturday, May 28 at 10 a.m. Hours for both spray parks will be from 10 a.m. till 8 p.m. throughout the summer, recreation officials […]

Parish Government Offices to Close in Observance of Memorial Day

Ascension Parish President Kenny Matassa announced all Ascension Parish governmental offices and departments will be closed Monday, May 30, 2016 in observance of Memorial Day. All parish government offices will resume normal business hours on Tuesday, May 31.

Louisiana police and deputies working overtime on seat belt enforcement

Wearing your seat belt isn’t just a 9 to 5 job, and neither is seat belt enforcement in Louisiana during the national “Click It or Ticket” campaign now in force through the Memorial Day holiday, according to the Louisiana Highway Safety Commission. State Police, Sheriffs’ deputies and municipal police departments throughout Louisiana are stepping up […]

Older Americans Month Recognized in Ascension Parish

Ascension Parish President Kenny Matassa proclaimed May, 2016 as Older Americans Month in Ascension Parish. President Matassa is urging all residents to take the time to acknowledge older adults and the people who serve them as vital individuals who greatly contribute to our community. “Our community can provide opportunities to enrich the lives of individuals […]

Red Cross Issues Steps to Get Ready for 2016 Hurricane Season

It’s National Hurricane Preparedness Week and the American Red Cross has steps people should take now to get ready for hurricane season which runs from June 1 to November 30. Hurricanes cause problems for people in coastal areas. But these storms can also cause damage hundreds of miles inland.“These are dangerous storms that can affect […]

Notice of Rescheduling of June Finance Committee Meeting

The June Finance Committee Meeting of the Parish Council has been rescheduled to Monday, June 6th, 2016. Finance Committee Meeting June 6th, 2016 6:30 pm or immediately following the East Ascension Drainage Meeting at the Ascension Parish Courthouse. Courthouse Annex-Council Meeting Room 828 S. Irma Blvd. – 2nd Floor Gonzales, Louisiana 70737  

Foreign Persons Must Report U.S. Agricultural Land Holdings

The County Executive Director for the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) in Ascension and St. James parishes, Jamie Rodriguez, reminds foreign persons with an interest in agricultural lands in the United States that they are required to report their holdings and any transactions to the U.S. Secretary of Agriculture. “Any foreign […]

Ascension Talks with Local Author, Erica Spindler

You are invited to a special event to kickoff Ascension Parish Library’s 10th Anniversary of Booklover’s Summer.  Join us as we welcome USA Today and New York Times bestselling author, Erica Spindler, on Thursday, May 26, at 10 AM at the Gonzales location.  This event will mark ten years of great fun and relaxation with […]

Woman’s Missionary Societies guest speaker, Minister Jessica P. Geason

Minister Jessica P. Geason will be the speaker for the Women’s Missionary Society service at Trinity AME Church, 1420 S. Darla Avenue Gonzales, Louisiana on Sunday, May 29, 2016 at 8:00 AM.  She’s an Ordained Minister and shares in ministry with her husband, the  Reverend  Raymond Geason, Sr., as they preach and teach the uncompromised […]