Notice of Upcoming Construction: LA 427 (East Baton Rouge/Ascension)


Barber Brothers Contracting Co. will begin work on LA 427 approximately from LA 42 to just past the Ascension Parish line in East Baton Rouge Parish the week of December 1st, 2014. Work will consist of milling and asphalt overlay, pavement patching, drainage, and associated work.  Contractors will be allowed to close a lane from […]

Ascension Parish Government Offices To Close For Thanksgiving


Ascension Parish President Tommy Martinez announced this week all parish governmental offices and departments will be closed Thursday, Nov. 27 and Friday, Nov. 28 in observance of Thanksgiving.   All parish governmental offices will resume normal business hours on Monday, Dec. 1.

Prairieville road to close for repairs


PRAIRIEVILLE – Ascension Parish President Tommy Martinez has announced that Timberstone Drive in Keystone Subdivision will be closed to through traffic at its intersection with Wynstone Drive on Monday, Nov. 24 at 7 a.m. until further notice. Crews will be investigating a road foundation failure at that location. Keystone Subdivision is located south off of […]

Sorrento Town Council agenda


REGULAR MEETING OF THE MAYOR AND COUNCIL, TOWN OF SORRENTO, TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 18, 2014, 6:00 P.M., SORRENTO TOWN HALL, SORRENTO, LOUISIANA.   1.      Invocation   2.      Pledge    3.     Approve minutes of the regular meeting of the mayor and council taken Thursday, November 6, 2014   4.     Jacob Waguespack-Financial Report   5.     Ascension Parish Sheriff Contract   6.     Vote on ordinance […]

Ascension Council on Aging Weekly Calendar


November 17 Nutrition Education Updates, Lisa Weber/Southern Ag Center, 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. November 18 S.A.L.T. Crime Expo, Gonzales Civic Center, Both Centers, Gonzales 9:00 a.m. November 19 Birthday Party, Donaldsonville 10:30 a.m., Sponsor: Evan Sheppard, La Healthcare Connections Fast […]

Thanksgiving celebration set for tonight at The Church in Donaldsonville

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A Thanksgiving meal will be served for single moms Friday at 6:30 p.m. at The Church in Donaldsonville. All single moms are welcome, and childcare will be provided. The Church is located at 918 Peytavin Street, Donaldsonville.

Early voting begins Saturday


The early voting for the Dec. 6th election begins on Saturday, Nov. 22nd, through Saturday, Nov. 29th. This is Thanksgiving week and there will be no early voting on Thursday, Thanksgiving Day, the 27th and Friday, the 28th. Early voting will conclude on Saturday, Nov. 29th. The hours of early voting are from 8:30 a m until 6:00 pm. […]

Special meeting of Gonzales City Council announced


A SPECIAL MEETING OF THE MAYOR AND COUNCILMEN OF THE CITY OF GONZALES, STATE OF LOUISIANA, TO BE HELD ON,THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 13, 2014 AT 5:00 PM AT CITY HALL. Call to Order. Invocation. Pledge of Allegiance. Roll Call. Approval of Resolution to request the City of Gonzales to join common defense in “Turner vs. City […]

LABI President to Address GOP Roundtable


Stephen Waguespack, President of the Louisiana Association of Business and Industry, will be the featured speaker at the  Ascension GOP Roundtable sponsored by Ascension Republican Women.  The Roundtable is scheduled for Thursday, November 20th at11:30 at Kamal’s Kafe, 13091 Airline Hwy. in Gonzales. (11:30 to 12:00 – Meet and Greet; Noon – Meeting) Prior to […]

UPDATE: La. 70 at the Union Pacific Railroad track crossing in Ascension Parish


On Wednesday, November 12th, there will be single lane traffic on La. 70 at the Union Pacific Railroad crossing in Ascension Parish near Donaldsonville.  This will only be between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. each day.  This work is needed in order to make smoother asphalt pavement transitions from the roadway to the railroad […]