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Cassidy Meets with Prime Minister Netanyahu in Israel


WASHINGTON— U.S. Senator Bill Cassidy, M.D. (R-LA) met with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to discuss Iran’s nuclear ambitions and the P5+1 negotiations to lift sanctions on Iran in exchange for changes to Iran’s nuclear program.  Prime Minister Netanyahu expressed his concerns that the negotiations will lead to Iran obtaining a nuclear weapon. “In our […]

Statewide Click It or Ticket Campaign Remains in Effect Following Memorial Day Weekend Crashes


Mandeville, LA – This afternoon at Louisiana State Police Troop L, Troopers were joined by local medical professionals and law enforcement colleagues from across the Troop L region to announce their continued participation in the annual Click It or Ticket campaign in effect through Sunday, May 31st.  Representatives from St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office​, Covington […]

Obituary for Daniel Gene Melancon


Daniel Gene Melancon age 68 passed away on Wednesday May 20, 2015 in Magnolia, MS.. Mr. Daniel was a native of Prairieville, LA. and a resident of Magnolia, MS. and a retired Operations Superintendent with Oxychem Inc.. Visitation will be held on Thursday May 28, 2015 at Ourso Funeral Home, 13533 Airline Hwy., Gonzales, LA. […]

2015 Jambalaya Day at the State Capitol


2015 Jambalaya Day at the State Capitol hosted by Rep Johnny Berthelot, Rep Clay Schexnayder, Rep Ed Price and Rep Eddie Lambert – Sending out a big Thank You to the 2014 World Champion Jambalaya Cook Robert “Hoss” Reine, Koby Thacker & Brett Reine for providing the House Members with a jambalaya lunch Thursday May […]

Cassidy Announces Funding for Louisiana Energy and Coastal Priorities


WASHINGTON— U.S. Senator Bill Cassidy, M.D. (R-LA) announced projects critical to Louisiana will be prioritized in the Senate Appropriations Energy and Water Development Appropriations Act.   A member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, he also secured funding for projects in the Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act.     Dr. Cassidyoffered the […]

ACOA Celebrates May older Americans month with picnic

Bubba Cockerham and Mercedes Waguespack both Gonzales enjoy chatting at the ACOA Picnic.

May is Older Americans Month… and Ascension Council on Aging celebrates and honors seniors with a picnic…. History of Older Americans Month When Older Americans Month was established in 1963, only 17 million living Americans had reached their 65th birthdays. About a third of older Americans lived in poverty and there were few programs to […]

Choosing to Live: Book Signing at Landry’s Pharmacy


Gonzales, La. – On June 4, Landry’s Pharmacy will host a book signing featuring local resident Shannon M. Braud from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Recently, Braud wrote a memoir entitled “A Date to Die: And An Unexpected Choice to Live.” The purpose of the book is to get the word out about mental illness […]

Gonzales Council meeting moved to this evening


Due to the Memorial Day holiday, the Council meeting has been moved to this evening, May 26 at 5:30 p.m. at Gonzales City Hall. Below if the agenda. The public is welcome and invited to attend. A REGULAR MEETING OF THE MAYOR AND COUNCILMEN OF THE CITY OF GONZALES, STATE OF LOUISIANA, WILL BE HELD […]

Donaldsonville’s Sunshine Festival back in town; Rob Taylor to highlight


Get your summer started by attending the Sunshine Festival.  After a brief hiatus in 2014, the Donaldsonville Sunshine Festival returns and is set for June 4-7, 2015. As a major fundraiser for the Donaldsonville Area Chamber of Commerce, this year’s festival aims to bring more to the community.  The festival in the past was held […]

Art Exhibit at Bluebonnet DeAngelo’s


 Members of River Community Church’s Creativity Group are exhibiting a variety of paintings in a show titled “This and That.” The exhibit will be on display through May 26 at DeAngelo’s Restaurant, 7550 Bluebonnet Boulevard (at Bluebonnet and Perkins), Baton Rouge. The group meets twice a month on Wednesdays at the Prairieville church to work […]