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.  

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. This will be a daytime closure only from 8:00 a.m. through 2:30 p.m. No traffic will be able to pass through […]

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. Clint suffered an electrical flash that burned 28-30% of his body with 2nd and 3rd degree burns. His hospital […]

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 Center.  The party is open to parish seniors age 60 and above.  Get out your favorite costume or decorated […]

Obituary for Johnnie Lee Hooper Jr.


A Memorial Mass will be conducted for Mr. Johnnie Lee Hooper, Jr., age 69, at 11:00 am Thursday, October 23, 2014, at St. Mark Catholic Church with Rev. Rubin Reynolds officiating. A visitation will be held at the church on Thursday from 9:00 am until service time at 11:00 am. A native of Little Rock, […]

Libertarian Party of Ascension Parish officially endorses federal candidates

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At their regular monthly meeting on October 2, 2014, the Libertarian Party of Ascension Parish Officially endorsed a slate of candidates for the upcoming November 4th elections. The Libertarian Candidates which were officially endorsed include Brannon McMorris for U.S. Senate, Samuel Davenport for Congressional District 2 and Rufus Craig for Congressional District 6. “We are […]

Lane Closure on the Veterans’ Bridge in Gramercy


There will be a single lane closure on the Veterans’ Bridge (La. 3213) in Gramercy at the St. James/St. John the Baptist Parish line.  This will occur from 7:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. each day, between Wednesday, October 22, and Wednesday, October 29.  Single lane traffic will be maintained at all times. This closure is needed […]

Council on Aging Weekly Calendar


October 20 MD-2U, Medical Services, Donaldsonville 11:00 a.m. Go Fast Exercise, Donaldsonville 9:30 a.m., Gonzales 10:45 a.m. Beading Club, Gonzales 9:00 a.m., Donaldsonville 10:30 a.m. October 21 Birthday Party, Gonzales 9:45 a.m., Sponsorship:Evan Sheppard, LA Healthcare Connections Yoga, Gonzales 8:15 a.m. & 9:15 a.m. Bridge, Gonzales 1:00 p.m. Zumba Gold, Donaldsonville 9:00 a.m., Gonzales 10:30 […]

Johnson to hold “Meet and Greet”


The Campaign to Elect Lynell Johnson is inviting the public to a meet and greet on Sunday, October 19, from 11 a.m. until 2ish, at the VFW Hall on Churchpoint Rd. in Gonzales. Johnson is running for the Justice of the Peace seat in the 3rd Justice Court. When you stop by, feel free to partake in food, beverages and […]

St. Amant class ready to “party likes it’s 1999″

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The St. Amant High School Class of 1999  will be holding their 15 year reunion, and all graduates, spouses and children are invited. The reunion will take place at the St. Amant/McKinley game this Friday, October 17 at The Pit. Gates open at 5:30, with the game beginning at 7:00. The reunion group has reserved seating in the […]