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July 4th Holiday Trash Pick Up

Republic Services will pick up Recycling in Ascension on regular schedule on Monday, July 4.  Residents are reminded to have their trash out the night before as collection may come earlier than usual for their location.

Obituary for Catherine Underwood Meredith

Catherine Underwood Meredith, a champion of others and adored by many, has gone to be with God. Cathy, surrounded by her family, passed away at her home on Saturday, June 25, 2016. She was 64. Not only did she spend over 35 years in the Ascension Parish School system, Cathy was also a competitive tennis […]

American Cancer Society’s Relay For Life of Ascension Parish Hosts 40 teams and surpasses $200,000.00

40 teams made up of cancer survivors, families, caregivers, local faith-based groups, businesses and clubs walked 6 hours in the American Cancer Society ‘s Relay For Life of Ascension Parish on April 30, 2016 and raised more than $200,000.00. Relay For Life is a community-based, volunteer-driven event supporting the fight against cancer. Individuals and teams […]

Ascension Parish Senior Soc Hop Renamed Garney Gautreau Senior Soc Hop

Ascension Parish President Kenny Matassa officially renamed the Ascension Parish Senior Soc Hop as the Garney Gautreau Senior Soc Hop in honor of the late community servant leader, Mr. Garney Gautreau. “Garney Gautreau was one of those special people that you meet in your lifetime who always spread a positive energy and spirit, and we […]

ACOA Weekly Calendar Updates ( June 27th – July 1st )

June 27 Nutrition Updates, Southern Ag Center, Lisa Weber, Donaldsonville 11:00 a.m. Bingo Sponsor, Azalea Estates, Gonzales 9:30 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. Bourre’ Card Game, Donaldsonville 10:30 a.m. June 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. Gonzales 10:30 a.m. Coupon Swap: Gonzales 9:00 […]

Road or Lane Status I-10: I-10/US 61 Westbound On Ramp In Ascension Parish

I-10 Northbound and Southbound near the intersection of US 61/I-10 in Ascension Parish, will have shoulder closures on Wednesday, June 22, 2016 and Thursday, June 23, 2016. Westbound inside shoulder will be closed and eastbound will have alternating shoulder closures inside and outside (Weather Permitting). Both travel lanes will remain open in either direction at […]

Parish President Proclaims Shirley Bourque Day in Ascension Parish

Ascension Parish President Kenny Matassa proclaimed June 16, 2016 as Shirley Bourque Day in Ascension Parish. President Matassa read the proclamation aloud during the parish council meeting in Gonzales on June 16. Ms. Bourque, mother of Gonzales City Councilman Neal Bourque, and daughter of Ascension Parish Sheriff Vic Mire, was a successful businesswoman in Gonzales. […]

First United Methodist Church of Gonzales Vacation Bible School

First United Methodist Church in Gonzales, LA Vacation Bible School starts Sunday, June 26 at 5:40pm and continues each night until Thursday, June 30! We will serve free supper at 5:40pm and start the fun at 6pm. We will wrap up our day at 8:30pm. The cost is $10 per child and $5 for each […]

Summer Reading Program at Ascension Parish Library

Celebrate summer as Ascension Parish Library presents our “On Your Mark, Get Set, Read” summer reading program. You can earn prizes for reading, and enjoy great performers and programs at the library.  There are plenty of programs for children of all ages to enjoy. Celebrate folk music with Fox & Branch!  Join us for our […]

Cinderella: The Tale of the Glass Slipper Tickets Now Available

Three Ascension Parish Talented and Gifted (TAG) Theatre primary students, along with one of their TAG teachers, are shining bright in Playmakers of Baton Rouge’s performance of Cinderella: The Tale of the Glass Slipper.  Katie Sills, a theatre teacher for the Ascension Parish TAG program, is portraying the roles of the beggar woman and fairy […]