Flood Warning Ascension Parish, LALocal Weather Alerts

Flood Warning
...the Flood Warning Continues For The Following Rivers In Louisiana... The Mississippi River At Red River Landing Affecting East Baton Rouge...pointe Coupee And West Feliciana Parishes The Mississippi River At Baton Rouge Affecting East Baton Rouge And West Baton Rouge Parishes ...Read More.
Effective: July 31, 2015 at 11:11amExpires: August 1, 2015 at 5:10pmTarget Area: Ascension

Latest Business Headlines

Bridget Hanna

Clerk of Court Bridget Hanna sworn in as Secretary for LCCA

Ascension Parish Clerk of Court Bridget Hanna was recently selected by her fellow Clerks of Court to serve on the Louisiana Clerks of Court Association Board of Directors as Secretary. She was sworn in by Judge … [Read More...]

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Capital Area United Way Hosts 90th Anniversary Celebration at Annual Meeting & Awards Banquet

BATON ROUGE, LA (July 29, 2015) – Members of the Capital Area United Way Board of Directors gathered along with volunteers, donors, corporate and community partners to celebrate the organization’s 90th … [Read More...]

Clair Millet

Clair Millet Selected as a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Public Health Nurse Leader

The Louisiana Action Coalition congratulates Clair Petit Millet, DNP, APRN, PHCNS-BC, on being one of 25 nurses from across the country selected as a Public Health Nurse Leader by the Robert Wood Johnson … [Read More...]


Register for the 2015 Ascension Chamber Expo Today

The 2015 Ascension Chamber Business Expo will showcase the best of business throughout the Ascension Community. The Expo will be a great opportunity to make face-to-face contact with potential customers, … [Read More...]

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Lastest Sports Headlines

Brendan Suhr

LSU selects Suhr men’s basketball associate coach

BATON ROUGE – LSU men’s basketball coach Johnny Jones completed his coaching staff for the 2015-16 season on Tuesday by naming former NBA championship winning assistant coach Brendan Suhr as the Tigers’ new … [Read More...]

New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees talks with media at the Saints 2014 training camp. The Saints arrived for 2015's training camp Wednesday.

Saints arrive for 2015 training camp

WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. - The New Orleans Saints arrived for training camp at The Greenbrier Wednesday and general manager Mickey Loomis and Sean Payton were expected to answer questions with the media in … [Read More...]

Blayne Enlow

St. Amant pitcher Enlow commits to LSU

BATON ROUGE – St. Amant right-handed pitcher Blayne Enlow, a junior-to-be, committed to be a part of LSU's 2017 signing class Tuesday after receiving an offer during an unofficial visit. Enlow, 6-foot-3, … [Read More...]


Gonzales man hauls in biggest wahoo at International Grand Isle Tarpon Rodeo

GRAND ISLE – A Gonzales man hauled in the largest wahoo during the 2015 International Grand Isle Tarpon Rodeo when final results were released Saturday at Sand Dollar Marina. Brad Duplessis, of Gonzales, … [Read More...]

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Latest Education Headlines


St. Amant FFA Chapter Strives to Stay Connected to Their Supportive Community

As part of the largest youth-led organization in the nation, the St. Amant High School FFA chapter plans and executes an extensive Program of Activities every year with the goal of improving their students, … [Read More...]

Principal Lori Charlet, Reverend Orin Blouin, Assistant Principal Chazz Watson

Trinity A.M.E. Church Donates to Gonzales Middle School

On Friday, July 31, 2015, Reverend Orin Blouin of Trinity A.M.E. Church in Gonzales made a monetary donation to Gonzales Middle School to be used for student supplies and fees. Gonzales Middle School would … [Read More...]

City of Donaldsonville mayor Leroy Sullivan recognizes the Mayor's Youth Advisory Council during a regularly scheduled meeting Tuesday. From left, Jalon Chatman, Tamiko Stroud, mayor Leroy Sullivan, Paige Joseph and Lawrence Brown III.

Donaldsonville’s Mayor Youth Advisory Council issues annual report

DONALDSONVILLE - The Mayor’s Youth Advisory Council president Tamiko Stroud along with commissioners Paige Joseph, Jalon Chatman and Lawrence Brown III presented their 2014-15 annual report to mayor Leroy … [Read More...]

1st row left to right:  Marlon Arauza, Ladell Bell, Axariah Lomas, Jacob Bush, Trent Mahoney and Brad Mahoney 2nd row left to right:  GoMS Principal Lori Charlet, GoMS Guidance Counselor Cathleen Jackson and Lane Richardson 3rd row left to right:  Glenn Smith, Tavion Crutchfield, GoMS Coach Rueben Ruiz, Javon Carter and Rashaad Barnes

Volunteer Ascension Donates to Gonzales Middle School

On Tuesday, July 22, 2015, Volunteer Ascension donated school supplies and uniforms to Gonzales Middle School. On behalf of our students, we say Thank You!!! … [Read More...]

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Latest Lagniappe Headlines

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Best Eyeshadow for Your Eye Color – Ask Mandy

Dear Mandy, I have green eyes and really want to make them stand out. What eyeshadow color would look best for me to wear? I have gotten this question a lot throughout the years, so I will address every … [Read More...]

Destin at fishing rodeo

Don’t Miss the Kid’s Fishing Rodeo on August 1st!

If you are looking something special to do with the kids before they head back to school, make some lasting memories with them at the East Ascension Sportsman’s League 55th Annual Kid’s Fishing Rodeo this … [Read More...]


Beware of Hotel Room Poachers Targeting Louisiana Conventions

BATON ROUGE — Attorney General James D. “Buddy” Caldwell is warning consumers and vendors of a hotel room poaching scam targeting Louisiana meetings, events, and trade shows.  “Room poachers” or “room-block … [Read More...]


10 Days to Clearer Skin – Ask Mandy

Dear Mandy, High School is right around the corner and my skin has terrible blemishes. What can I do to improve my skin in a short amount of time? I can vividly remember battling skin issues in high … [Read More...]

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Latest Political Headlines

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Roundtable to feature 3 Parish President Candidates

A forum featuring the three Ascension Parish President candidates will be the program for the August Ascension GOP Roundtable, sponsored by Ascension Republican Women. The Roundtable is scheduled for … [Read More...]


Councilwoman Teri Casso holding a Meet & Greet this week!

Ascension Parish Councilwoman for District 8 - Teri Casso will be having a Meet & Greet Fundraiser to help her Re-Election campaign. The event will be held in District 8 at Parc 73 on Hwy 73 in Prairieville … [Read More...]


Aaron Lawler’s Campaign Kick off being held for Ascension Parish Council District 7

Aaron Lawler's campaign is in full swing! He is having his first campaign meet and greet on Thursday, July 23rd at Galvez Seafood in Prairieville! Please join him to discuss ideas for making Prairieville an … [Read More...]


John Cagnolatti for Ascension Parish Councilman – District 10 holding Fundraiser

Show your support for John Cagnolatti, candidate for Ascension Parish Councilman - District 10 at his campaign fundraiser.  It will be an evening of good food, and fun with friends at Brew-Bachers in Gonzales … [Read More...]

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Lastest Announcements Headlines


17th Annual Sporting Clays Classic

The Istrouma Area Council, Boy Scouts of America will host its 17th Annual Sporting Clays Classic, on August 7th, 2015. The event will begin on Thursday, August 6th with the Community Leadership Development … [Read More...]

Ascension Parish

Ascension Senior Citizen Soc Hop Scheduled For July 31

GONZALES – Ascension Parish President Tommy Martinez announced today the next Ascension Senior Citizen Soc Hop is scheduled for Friday, July 31. The event will take place at the Ascension Gym located at … [Read More...]

Students at their first Camp assembly.

Ascension 4-Her’s Go to Summer Camp

Every year 4-6 grade 4-H members anticipate the week they will get to spend at Summer Camp. This year Ascension Parish 4-Her’s will be at departing for camp on July 27th and returning on July 31st to LSU … [Read More...]


Knights of Columbus to honor firefighters with banquet July 29

GONZALES – Several Knights of Columbus Councils will join in honoring local and junior firefighters during a banquet at the KC Hall on Black Bayou Road Wednesday, July 29. The councils include St. Theresa, … [Read More...]

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Letters to the Editor


Defending Democracy

In our wonderful land of America we have ongoing debates, discussions, and principled differences. To the extent those are happening by citizens focused on the issues and not on character assassination or … [Read More...]


Prevent Lawsuit Abuse to Boost Louisiana’s Economy

Creating an environment where businesses and industries want to invest needs to be our state’s top priority. One way we can do that is to eliminate our state’s image as a place where frivolous lawsuits are … [Read More...]


Letter to Editor – “This is a lot of money. Don’t mess it up.”

   Whether you saw it on Facebook or read it in an actual newspaper, most of us know that on Thursday, July 2, the Department of Justice and the five Gulf states reached a settlement with BP for the 2010 Gulf … [Read More...]


The State Treasurer believes the Problem Is Spending

Most Louisianians deeply mistrust government and think a large portion of every dollar government spends is wasted. The recently completed legislative session accomplished little to disabuse them of that … [Read More...]

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