GONZALES – The Gonzales City Council received its semiannual report from the nonprofit Ascension Economic Development Corporation Monday evening during its regular meeting.
AEDC president Mike Eades encouraged property … [More...]
Burk Kleinpeter, Inc. held a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony on Monday, November 16, 2015, celebrating their opening at 908 N. Airline Hwy, Suite 200, Gonzales, LA 70737.
Burk Kleinpeter, Inc. is a … [Read More...]
Gonzales, LA – St. Elizabeth Hospital announced today that it has been recognized as a 2014 Top Performer on Key Quality Measures® by The Joint Commission, the leading accreditor of health care organizations in … [Read More...]
Baton Rouge, LA — Performance Contractors announced today that it has earned the 2016 Military Friendly® Employer designation by Victory Media, publisher of G.I. Jobs® and Military Spouse Magazines. Performance … [Read More...]
NEW ORLEANS – Ochsner Health System announced today a $20 million gift – the largest gift in the history of the organization – from New Orleans Saints and Pelicans Owners, Gayle and Tom Benson to expand cancer … [Read More...]
PRAIRIEVILLE – Lake Urgent Care in Prairieville has moved from 17609 Old Jefferson Highway to a new facility in Galvez. The official opening of the new location at 40546 La. 42 occurred on Nov. 2.
In … [Read More...]
BOUTTE – St. Amant roared out to a 20-point lead in the first half but could not fight off surging Hahnville who outscored the Gators 48-6 the rest of the way to claim a 55-33 Louisiana High School Athletic … [Read More...]
GONZALES – Paul Bourgeois has resigned as head football coach at East Ascension after a 5-6 record this season and a loss in the first round of the playoffs.
Bourgeois resigned last week after falling to … [Read More...]
GEISMAR – Zachary and its quarterback Lindsey Scott Jr. turned away Dutchtown for the second time this season as the Syracuse commitment and former Griffin rushed for four touchdowns to lead the Broncos to a … [Read More...]
Boys Basketball Results
East Ascension 89, East St. John 76
St. Amant 57, Woodlawn 50
East Ascension 73, Hammond 37
University 80, East Ascension 72
Plaquemine 54, … [Read More...]
SULPHUR – Dutchtown's Lilly May and East Ascension's Carley Foster provided the strongest performances from the area in the Louisiana High School Athletic Association Division I state swim meet this weekend at … [Read More...]
Grandmother Marquerite’s Trunk visited Gonzales Primary on Thursday, November 12, 2015. This program from the Baton Rouge Museum brings Louisiana history to the classroom with storytelling & hands on … [Read More...]
Gonzales Middle School Teacher Ms. Carla Duplechin received a grant entitled "A Measurement of Success" from Eatel. This grant was awarded to assist students who havebeen diagnosed with moderate learning … [Read More...]
Last Friday the STEM GEMS from Gonzales Primary learned about the different disciplines of engineering. They also chose the discipline that they preferred the most based on their career aspirations. In … [Read More...]
Gonzales Primary is proud to announce our 2015-16 Student of the Year – Japhen Wilson. He was chosen out of 4 other nominees; Seth Jacobs, Charlay Videau, Takiyah Mitchell, & Nayla Sanchez. We are proud … [Read More...]
Here's a Mighty Bulldog Thank You ONCE AGAIN to Reverend Constance Saizon, Pastor of St. Landry United Methodist Church, for the holiday donation for needy families!! Twice in one week!! Awesome!!
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BATON ROUGE, La. – Families and friends gather during the holidays to share stories, laughter and, of course, food. LSU AgCenter food safety specialist Wenqing Xu said cooks also should make it a goal this year … [Read More...]
BATON ROUGE, La. – The holidays are upon us, and scores of poinsettias are available in stores and garden centers throughout Louisiana.
“If you purchase a poinsettia now, you can expect it to last until the … [Read More...]
One of my favorite family traditions is making homemade biscuits for our Christmas morning breakfast. After Santa has visited, we gather together for a helping of breakfast soufflé and side of piping hot … [Read More...]
BATON ROUGE, La. – Several Louisiana 4-H students placed in contests held during the National 4-H Poultry and Egg Conference in Louisville, Kentucky, on Nov. 18 and 19.
All of the 4-H’ers who placed had … [Read More...]
This year is my turn to host Thanksgiving at my home, but I have been so swamped with work. Usually I have everything prepared well in advance, but the time has really crept up on me. I was … [Read More...]
Bridget Hanna, Clerk of Court for Ascension Parish, announced this week the dates for qualifying as a candidate for the offices to be voted upon in the election set for March 5, 2016.
Qualifying will be held … [Read More...]
GONZALES – Ascension Parish President candidate Clint Cointment conceded Tuesday morning at the voting machine warehouse after the machines were opened and checked.
“It is now time to rally and make sure … [Read More...]
BATON ROUGE – Democrat John Bel Edwards of Amite was elected the next Louisiana Governor by collecting approximately 56 percent of the vote in a runoff election with Republican David Vitter of Metairie … [Read More...]
In a runoff for BESE District 6, Kathy Edmonston was elected with 57 percent of the vote in the multi-parish race defeating Jason Engen, who received 43 percent, both Republicans. In Ascension Parish, Edmonston … [Read More...]
BATON ROUGE – Kenny Matassa, a native of Donaldsonville and resident of Gonzales, was elected Ascension Parish President in a runoff with Clint Cointment of Gonzales by a mere 115 votes of 30,041 cast … [Read More...]
GONZALES – Ascension Parish President Tommy Martinez announced this week all parish governmental offices and departments will be closed Thursday, Nov. 26 and Friday, Nov. 27 in observance of … [Read More...]
Santa Claus will be arriving at the St. Amant Fire Dept. on Stringer Bridge Road
December 14 - 18, 2015, From 6pm – 8pm
To All Santa’s Children:
Hi my little boys & girls, I will be at the St. Amant … [Read More...]
Jimmy and Loretta Jarreau celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Friday, October 23, 2015 with family and friends. They have 4 children Cindy and husband, Darrell Blanchard, Theresa and husband, Ronnie … [Read More...]
Nine members of River Community Church’s Creativity Group are exhibiting a variety of unique artworks in their current exhibition at DeAngelo’s Restaurant. The variety of media and styles used reflect each … [Read More...]
Gonzales, LA – The City of Gonzales Police Department was host to a full scale training exercise, based on a school crisis incident. This multi-jurisdictional exercise took place at Pecan Grove Primary school … [Read More...]
Press release: 11/24/2015
As the results are confirmed today, I want to publicly congratulate Kenny Matassa as our new Parish President. I felt I owed my supporters to wait for the official results. I can’t … [Read More...]
J4J JUSTICE FOR JARRET
On Thursday, November 19, Jarret Jean McCasland was found by a jury of his peers to be guilty of Second Degree Murder with a mandatory sentence of life in prison without parole. They … [Read More...]
Clint Cointment is not being truthful to its fullest extent.
Mr. Cointment claims to be a lifelong resident of Ascension Parish. No doubt, he was probably bom in our parish, but the records … [Read More...]
Politics, as it seems, can also bring out the worst in it's citizenry, as well as local bloggers. I too will speak anonymously, because, why not?
As many of you who have paid attention to Ascension Parish … [Read More...]
Ascension Parish President Candidate Clint Cointment has sent this Letter to the Editor of TheCreole.com in response to the "Wonder Who Tommy Martinez would endorse in the Election for his Replacement?" … [Read More...]