March 31 Weather: Easter Sunday

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Happy Easter, Ascension Parish! We’re in for a warm, humid day today, with temperatures hovering around the mid 70′s mark. Things should begin getting  a little nasty this afternoon when we’ll see some heavy rains and the odd thunderstorm. Sounds like the perfect time to stay indoors and eat all the chocolate you got from the […]

Local kids participate in skills clinic

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The Gonzales Soccer Club Soccer Skills Clinic has been held at The City Room Soccer Field across from St. Elizabeth’s Hospital each of the past four Friday nights. St. Elizabeth’s Hospital was gracious in sponsoring the T-shirts (screened by Third Coast Soccer) for the event with many of the STE Hospital employees children participating in […]

Local doctor leads March of Dimes effort to improve health of area babies

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Local business leaders are working with the March of Dimes to prevent preterm birth to give more babies a healthy start in life. Today we are pleased to announce that (St. Elizabeth’s Hospital) OBGYN (Dr. Geoffrey Fraiche) has taken on the role of March for Babies Chair in Ascension Parish. Fraiche is also a proud […]

LPB offers online foreign language classes

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Now your child has an opportunity to take high quality, engaging courses in half the time, with flexible hours, at home or at school through Louisiana Public Broadcasting’s online Course Choice courses. LPB has been approved by the BESE and the Louisiana Department of Education to offer online courses in French 1 and 2, Spanish […]

March 30 Weather: Saturday

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Our run of gorgeous weather may be cut short, Ascension, as we may see some wet weather in the area this afternoon and this evening. Predictions had us originally seeing the rain on Easter Sunday, but with the up and down weather we’ve had this year, a day early won’t surprise us! With highs in […]

Prairieville man shoots and kills family member

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Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office Major Kevin Hanna reports one arrest on Good Friday following a fatal shooting. On March 29, 2013 just before 4 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to a reported shooting at a home in Jamestown Subdivision in Prairieville. As deputies responded it was learned the shooter, 45-year-old Robert Earl Cosey, Jr., had […]

APSO and Gonzales weekly arrest reports

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Below are arrest reports from both the Gonzales Police Department and the Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office. Below is a list of arrests from the Gonzales Police Department from March 21 – 27 Russell J. Goudeau, 25, of 41438 Black Bayou Rd., was arrested on March 21 on charges of aggravated assault and bench warrant – […]

Free Youth Creativity Day event held this Saturday

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The River Region Art Association is hosting Youth Creativity Day on Saturday, March 30. The event is free and open to the public and is held from 1 – 3:30 p.m. at the River Region Art Center, 1835 N. Magnolia St., Gonzales. Outside under the trees, children will be able to make special art projects […]

March 29 Weather: Good Friday

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You’ll be hard pressed to find a more beautiful day today, Ascension! We’re going to have a bit of cloud cover, but plenty of sunshine in the forecast. Highs will take us into the mid 70′s, with no threat of rain! Get on out there and enjoy it!

St. Amant to see baseball fundraising tournament this weekend

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Local twelve-year olds with the United States Specialty Sports Association are holding a one day baseball tournament this weekend at Stevens Park in  St. Amant. The event is being used as a fundraiser to get the team to Cooperstown Dream Park in Cooperstown, New York, this summer, where they will be playing. On Saturday, March 30, […]