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Teen girls invited to saddle up for Girl Scouts’ Wrangler and Spur Program

For girls who dream of owning their very own horse, it’s usually just a dream.  Girl Scouts Louisiana East offers a horse program for girls, age 12 and older, at their equestrian center in St. Francisville, that offers teen girls the opportunity to work with horses without the expenses incurred from owning one. “The girls […]

Children’s Art Show: Call For Art

River Community Church’s Annual Children’s Community Art Show is coming up soon!  The Show will open on Sunday, August 21.  We invite all children in the community to submit their original artwork to be put on display at the church located at 36367 Perkins Road in Prairieville.  The show is open to children ages 5-13, and ribbons […]

Ascension Parish Strategic Planning Agenda ~ August 2, 2016

STRATEGIC PLANNING COMMITTEE MEETING TUESDAY, AUGUST 2, 2016 6:00 PM 828 S. Irma Blvd, Gonzales, La Agenda (1) Call to Order/Invocation and Pledge (2) Roll Call (3) Public Comment Period (4) Approval of May 3, 2016 Strategic Planning Minutes (5) Approval of June 7, 2016 Strategic Planning Minutes (6) Approval of July 5, 2016 Strategic Planning […]

Canary Islanders Heritage Society Meeting

On Saturday, August 6, a meeting of the Canary Islanders Heritage Society of Louisiana will held at the East Baton Rouge Library, 9200 Bluebonnet Blvd, Baton Rouge, LA 70810, beginning at 11:00 am. Society members Denise Alleman Lindsly and Greg Lindsly will present the results of their research in a lecture titled “The Allemans of […]


A single lane closure will take place on LA 75 on Friday, July 29, 2016 through Sunday, July 31, 2016 from 7:00 AM to 5:00 PM daily, approximately 1 mile south of LA 73. The closure is necessary to paint an overhead pipe rack. No vehicles wider than 12 feet will be permitted pass during […]

Ascension Community Theatre auditions for “Hamlet” Aug. 1-3

GONZALES – The Ascension Community Theatre with hold auditions for its production of William Shakespeare’s “Hamlet” Aug. 1-3 from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. at 823 N. Felicity Ave., Gonzales. No audition appointments are necessary. Please be prepared to read from selected scenes from the show. The production is being directed by Mattie Olson along […]

GPD Arrest Report July 14 thru July 20 2016

Arrestee Name Arrestee Age Arrestee Address Arrest Date And Time Charge Description Christian Stevens 17 47216 HWY 937 07/14/2016 01:50:00 Negligent Injuring; Careless Operation; Vehicle Turning Left at Intersection; Demaris Marshall 37 3226 WIRE LANE 07/14/2016 08:15:00 Failure to Appear-Bench Warrant; Debra M Lavergne 62 1211 W PENN ST 07/14/2016 09:00:00 Failure to Appear-Bench Warrant; […]

In Wake of BR Shooting, AG Landry Urges Supporters to Make Sure Donations Count

After Sunday’s senseless tragedy, many Louisiana residents and businesses are looking for ways to help – like donating to charities and relief funds. Attorney General Jeff Landry wants to ensure those contributions truly support the officers and families impacted. “We are grateful for the tremendous outpouring of support from our State, across our Nation, and around […]

ACOA Weekly Calendar Updates ( July 25th – July 29th )

July 25 Nutrition Updates, Southern Ag center, Lisa Weber, Donaldsonville 11:00 a.m. Fast Exercise, Donaldsonville 9:30 a.m., Gonzales 10:45 a.m. Beading Club, Gonzales 9:00 a.m. Donaldsonville 10:30 .m. Bourre’ Card Group, Donaldsonville 10:00 a.m. July 26 Birthday Party, Gonzales 9:30 a.m. Yoga, Gonzales 8:00 a.m. & 9:00 a.m Bridge: Gonzales 11:30 a.m. Zumba Gold, Donaldsonville 9:00 a.m. Gonzales 10:45 a.m. Coupon Swap: Gonzales 9:00 a.m. July 27 […]

Ascension Parish Clerk of Court To Begin Issuing Birth Certificates

Ascension Parish Clerk of Court Bridget Hanna has announced that beginning August 1, 2016 her office will begin issuing birth certificates for persons born in the State of Louisiana and death certificates for those whose death occurred in the State of Louisiana.  To apply for a birth or death certificate you will need to fill […]