Cassidy announces Service Academy appointees

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Today, Congressman Bill Cassidy M.D. (R-LA) announced that the following students from the Sixth Congressional District of Louisiana accepted appointments to America’s Service Academies:   John Greer, Prairieville, U.S. Military Academy (Dutchtown High School) Matthew Macias, Prairieville, U.S. Naval Academy (Dutchtown High School) Kyle Salles, Luling, U.S. Naval Academy (Hahnville High School) Colby Stewart, Houma, […]

Ascension Parish Veterans Memorial Park recognized By Gonzales Garden Club

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Ascension Parish President Tommy Martinez recently announced that the Gonzales Garden Club has chosen the parish’s Veterans Memorial Park as the Commercial Landscape Winner for the month of May.   “We couldn’t be more excited and proud to be chosen for this award,” said President Martinez. “We want to thank the Ascension Veterans Park Committee […]

Project Update: Hwy. 42 Widening from U.S. 61 to Hwy. 44

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The clearing, grubbing and utility moving project is slated to be complete by the end of this year. The main component of this project consists of a new parish sewer system on the south side. Once the utilities have been substantially moved, then we will let the road construction project which is currently scheduled to let […]

Initial indications reveal death by drowning

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Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Detectives are investigating the death of a 56-year-old man, Danny Deville of Melville, La., who was found underneath his truck in the flooded parking lot at his place of employment. According to Chief Deputy Tony Bacala a business on Babin Road in Duplessis decided to allow employees to go home at about 11:00 a.m […]

The Creole Poll – Vote Today!

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  Disclaimer TheCreole.com online polls are not intended to be a scientific sample of local opinion. Instead, they are a way for readers to share their views on the news with reporters and editors and with fellow web site users. Respondents are not randomly selected, but select themselves to vote on a specific question. In […]

EA Rotary talks diabetic health

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Registered Dietitian and Certified Diabetes Educator, Ms. Lauren Jones of St. Elizabeth’s Diabetes Self-Management Education Program was the guest speaker at the January 7 breakfast meeting of the East Ascension Rotary Club. Ms. Jones provided diabetic health care guidelines in an informative and entertaining presentation Pictured above from Left to right are: Rotarian Donald Songy, […]

Earl Theriot’s 180: will patrol Sorrento according to Sheriff Wiley

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The Creole contacted Sheriff Jeff Wiley Thursday with the intention to ask him to expand upon his thoughts regarding Sorrento Chief of Police Earl Theriot’s refusal to patrol the town.  In stark contrast to the day before, a downright jovial Sheriff Wiley said that he received a call from Theriot who informed that he would […]

Gonzales Councilman convicted of misdemeanor offense

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Gonzales Councilman Timothy Vessel, Sr. was found guilty of Attempted Theft of Utilities in Ascension Parish Court on Wednesday and sentenced to pay a $100 fine and court costs, or face 30 days in jail.  Vessel was charged with the misdemeanor offense toward the end of 2012 when his Verna St. residence was being built […]

Santa photo session benefits local toy drives

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Santa Claus is coming to town, and he’ll be posing for photos to support a good cause. Set for Saturday, December 7, Santa will be “saying cheese” and checking Christmas lists at 606 Iberville Street in Donaldsonville. From 6-9 p.m., he’ll be hanging out on the porch of Gonzales Middle School Principal Lori Charlet’s home. […]

Donaldsonville Council holds off on public works building

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The Donaldsonville City Council decided this week to re-bid its public works building project. In a vote Tuesday at City Hall, councilmen unanimously chose to allow more time to obtain the necessary funding for the project, which is part of an agreement between the city and the Parish of Ascension. The city plans to use […]