St. John Festival starts Tonight – Schedule provided

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St. John Festival start tonight (Friday 4/23) and ends Sunday (4/26). Crawfish Stew, Jambalaya, Sweets, Funnel Cakes, Turkey Legs, Hambugers, Nachos, Pizza, Snowballs, Fried Fish, Pork Spaghetti and more. Bands playing include Side Effects, Killin’ Time, Artemis, Lil’ Bayou Band, and After 8. For information regarding the festival, please contact the church office at 673-8307. […]

Ronald Road to Close at Intersection with La. 42 for Construction

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PRAIRIEVILLE – Ascension Parish President Tommy Martinez announced today Ronald Road in Prairieville will be closed for construction at its intersection with La. 42 beginning Monday, April 27 at 7 a.m., and reopen on Friday, May 1 at 5 p.m. Officials with Wharton-Smith, Inc. said construction crews will be installing sewer pipe under Ronald Road […]

ACOA Weekly Calendar

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ACOA Weekly Calendar Updates April 27 Nutrition Updates, Southern Ag Center, L. 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 a.m. April 28 Birthday Party, Gonzales 9:30 a.m. Yoga, Gonzales 8:15 a.m. & 9:15 a.m. Bridge, Gonzales 11:30 a.m. Zumba Gold, Donaldsonville 9:00 a.m., […]

Road or Lane Closure this weekend on LA 427 (Old Perkins Road)

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Road or Lane Closure LA 427 (Old Perkins Road) Weekend Lane Closures, East Baton Rouge and Ascension Parish Thursday, April 23, 2015 2:51 PM East and West bound lanes of Old Perkins Road (LA 427) between Highland Road and the Ascension parish line will have alternating lane closures from 6 am to 7 pm on […]

Cassidy, Peters Amendment to Help Stop Human Trafficking Passes U.S. Senate

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WASHINGTON –  U.S. Senator Bill Cassidy, M.D. applauded the U.S. Senate for passing his bipartisan initiative to help medical professionals identify and stop human trafficking. The Trafficking Awareness Training for Health Care Amendment was included in the Senate-passed bill the Justice for Victims of Trafficking Act of 2015. The amendment, first introduced in the Senate with U.S. […]

Ascension Council on Aging – Senior Health Fair

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The Ascension Council on Aging is eager to announce its upcoming Senior Health Fair which is scheduled on Thursday, April 30, 2015 from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Lamar Dixon Expo Center, Ascension Parish Recreation Department Building (the old YMCA Building). Many local healthcare providers and vendors will be attending and ready to […]

Foreign Persons Must Report U.S. Agricultural Land Holdings

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Donaldsonville, LA – The County Executive Director for the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) in Ascension and St. James County, Jamie Templet, 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 […]

Patrick ‘Pat’ Bell announced candidacy for State Representative, District 59

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Patrick ‘Pat’ Bell announced today that he is a candidate for State Representative, District 59, in the October 24th election. Citing his experience in government, community involvement and reputation for getting things done, Bell said he will “Vote the way you would vote and be an effective representative for you, making well-thought-out decisions that benefit […]

May 3 Deadline Approaches for Filing Sirius XM Settlement Claim

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BATON ROUGE—Louisiana Attorney General Buddy Caldwell today reminded consumers that the deadline for filing claims under a recent settlement with Sirius XM Radio, Inc. is May 3. Attorney General Caldwell, along with the attorneys general of 44 other states and the District of Columbia, announced last December that Sirius XM Radio Inc. of New York […]

Town of Sorrento Planning & Zoning Agenda

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AGENDA PUBLIC HEARING AND A SPECIAL MEETING OF THE SORRENTO ZONING COMMISSION, THE SORRENTO PLANNING COMMISSION AND THE SORRENTO BOARD OF ADJUSTMENTS THURSDAY, APRIL 23, 2015, 6:30 P.M., SORRENTO TOWN HALL, SORRENTO, LOUISIANA. 1. Pledge of Allegiance 2. Approve the minutes of the special meeting of March 12 and April 14, 2015 ZONING COMMISSION: 1. […]