Prairieville road intersection to close permanently


Ascension Parish President Tommy Martinez announced Tuesday Dutton Road will be closed permanently to through traffic at its intersection with La. 73 beginning on Tuesday, Sept. 2 at 7 a.m.   Officials with the state Department of Transportation and Development said the closure was part of safety improvements being implemented for the La. 73 road […]

Donaldsonville Council agenda for August 26


The Donaldsonville City Council will hold a regular meeting August 26 at City Hall. The following agenda has been released: A G E N D A DONALDSONVILLE COUNCIL TUESDAY, AUGUST 26, 2014 1. INVOCATION 2. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE 3. ROLL CALL 4. PUBLIC COMMENTS 5. ADOPTION OF MINUTES 6. AGENDA AMENDMENTS 7. FINANCE REPORT 8. […]

Council on Aging Weekly Calendar


August 25 Nutrition Education, Southern Ag Center, L. Weber, Donaldsonville 11:00a.m. Fast Exercise, Donaldsonville 9:30 a.m., Gonzales 10:45 a.m. Beading Club, Donaldsonville 10:30 a.m. August 26 Birthday Party, Gonzales, 9:30 a.m. 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 a.m. Coupon Swap, Gonzales 9:00 a.m. […]

Gonzales City Council agenda


A REGULAR MEETING OF THE MAYOR AND COUNCILMEN OF THE CITY OF GONZALES, STATE OF LOUISIANA, TO BE HELD ON, MONDAY AUGUST 25, 2014 AT 5:30 P.M.AT CITY HALL AT 120 S. IRMA BLVD. Call to Order. Invocation. Pledge of Allegiance. Roll Call. Minutes of a Regular Council Meeting, held August 11, 2014. Minutes of […]

Jason Verdigets files qualifying papers for Judge


Jason Verdigets, candidate for judge in the 23rd Judicial District, Division A, has filed his qualifying papers for the November 4th election. “I look forward to continuing to visit with the people of Ascension, Assumption and St. James Parishes and discussing this important election with them,” Verdigets said.  “For more information on the campaign, please […]

Intersection to close to through traffic for culvert installation


Ascension Parish President Tommy Martinez announced Thursday J.D. Broussard Road will be closed to through traffic at its intersection with Babin Road on Monday, August 25 at 9 a.m. so parish crews can install 36-inch concrete culverts at that location.   Parish officials said the intersection will reopen later on Monday at 2 p.m.   […]

Traffic Bulletin: Upcoming construction for week of 8/25


Contractors will begin concrete patching operations on LA 44 in Ascension Parish starting the week of August 25th 2014. Work will consist of removing and replacing concrete and asphalt pavement at selected locations where the existing pavement has failed. The following lane restrictions will be in effect for the duration of the project: • LA […]

Senator Landrieu qualifies for re-election to U.S. Senate


U.S. Senator Mary Landrieu has qualified for the November ballot in the U.S. Senate election after submitting her paperwork to the Office of the Louisiana Secretary of State in Baton Rouge. This marks the fourth time Senator Landrieu has qualified for her current U.S. Senate seat. “Today, I submitted my paperwork and qualified to have my […]

COEA holding garage sale


Thursday, August 21 and Friday, August 22, COEA will be holding a community garage sale at their building, 1122 S. E. Ascension Complex Boulevard. Funds raised will go to benefit people taking part in the many opportunities available through COEA. For more information, call 225.621.6000.

Paul Dietzel II qualifies for Congressional Race in Louisiana’s 6th District


Paul Dietzel II has officially qualified to run for Louisiana’s 6th District Congressional Seat.   Dietzel released this statement at the time of qualifying for the race: “Louisiana’s 6th Congressional District is a vibrant community embracing the changes of a 21st century economy while cherishing the rich traditions of the past. Our cities and towns are […]