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Center Stage PAA presents SHREK the Musical!

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Join Center Stage Performing Arts Academy for OGRE-sized fun for the whole family! Visit to purchase your tickets today. Based on the Oscar-winning DreamWorks Animation film, Shrek The Musical is a TONY Award-winning fairy tale adventure featuring all new songs from Jeanine Tesori (Thoroughly Modern Millie, Caroline or Change) and a sidesplitting book by David Lindsay-Abaire. Shrek brings all […]

Ascension Council on Aging will be sponsoring a Poker “Walk” on July 14, 2015

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Ascension Council on Aging will be sponsoring a Poker “Walk” on July 14, 2015 starting at 9:30 a.m. at the Gonzales senior center on 526 South Irma Blvd. It will focus on the benefits of walking and continuing an active lifestyle as you age. Ascension Council on Aging will have local companies partnering to help our […]

Tips to celebrate the fourth of July safely


Baton Rouge- As the nation prepares to celebrate Independence Day, Attorney General Buddy Caldwell encourages Louisiana consumers to celebrate safely.    “Each year, Independence Day is marked with patriotic events, family picnics, and of course, fireworks displays to salute our great country,” Attorney General Caldwell said.  “To keep this holiday safe and fun for everyone, […]

4-H announces new executive board, state contest winners

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BATON ROUGE, La. – More than 1,500 4-H students from all 64 parishes converged on the LSU campus to participate in the annual 4-H University June 23-26. Students took part in 41 competitive contests, 12 Clover College tracks and elected new statewide officers for the 2015-16 school year. “The 4-H club members have spent a […]

Ascension Parish Governmental Offices To Close July 3 for Independence Day Holiday

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GONZALES – Ascension Parish President Tommy Martinez announced today all Ascension Parish governmental offices will be closed on Friday, July 3, 2015 in observance of Independence Day. All parish governmental offices will resume normal business hours on Monday, July 6. Copyright secured by Digiprove © 2015Some Rights ReservedOriginal content here is published under these license terms: X License Type:Attribution, Share AlikeLicense Summary:You […]

Seventh Annual Dancing for a Cause set for July 11 with the theme of “Painting the Town Red”


GONZALES – A total of 10 dancers will compete in the Seventh Annual Dancing for a Cause fundraiser set for 7 p.m. July 11 at the Lamar Dixon Expo Center. The annual dance show benefits Community Opportunities of East Ascension and this year’s theme is “Painting the Town Red.” The creative fundraising event supports the […]

Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office hosts Concealed Carry Classes

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The Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office has scheduled three dates for concealed carry courses. The dates have been set for July 18, September 19, and November 7. Citizens may sign up for courses by visiting: The cost of the course is $125 and may be paid online prior to the class date. This is a […]

Capital Area Human Services Announces New Services for Young Children with Autism

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A new treatment center for children with autism was recently opened by Capital Area Human Services. The recently opened Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA) program is open to children ages two to five years old with a diagnosis of autism. Autism is a medical condition that impacts a child’s normal development of the brain and affects […]

The Gonzales Firefighters Association has some hot butts for sale


Gonzales, LA – It’s that time of year again. You know, when hot, tasty butts are all the rage at the Gonzales Fire Department! Boston Butts, that is! Tickets are now on sale for the annual Gonzales Fire Fighters Association Boston Butts fundraiser. Tickets are only $30, and your pick up time for your freshly […]



BATON ROUGE — Attorney General Buddy Caldwell issued the following statement today in response to the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling in Obergefell v. Hodges:  “This Supreme Court decision overturns the will of the people of Louisiana, and it takes away a right that should have been left to the states. Louisiana voters decided overwhelmingly to place […]