GONZALES – The Ascension Parish Council Finance Committee was presented with the 2016 budget totaling $132.49 million during a meeting Monday evening.
“Overall, Ascension Parish is in the best shape it has ever been … [More...]
Christopher Holton, Vice President of Education and Outreach with the Center for Security Policy, a Washington DC-based national security think tank, will be the featured speaker at the Ascension GOP … [Read More...]
Don't miss October's Monthly Membership Luncheon! This event will feature a Meet and Greet with local political candidates beginning at 11:00am. The Ascension Chamber of Commerce firmly believes that it is … [Read More...]
BATON ROUGE, LA - Audits of life insurance company policies have uncovered $35 million that should have been paid to Louisiana residents, State Treasurer John Kennedy announced today.
"We comb through … [Read More...]
Action Therapy & Wellness will be having an open house October 8th from 3pm - 8pm at our office 211 E. Worthy Rd. Gonzales, La.
We will be having a meet and greet with our therapists, a Fletcher Pilates® … [Read More...]
GONZALES – LSU baseball coach Paul Mainieri served as the guest speaker at the Leadership Ascension 2015 Conference Wednesday at the Clarion Inn and Conference Center.
Leadership Ascension is an innovative … [Read More...]
COLUMBIA, S.C. -- In light of the tragedy that has beset our community and the ongoing recovery effort, and in consultation with state and local officials, law enforcement, the SEC and LSU, the University of … [Read More...]
BATON ROUGE – Dutchtown, East Ascension, St. Amant and Ascension Catholic's cross country teams competed in the St. Joseph Invitational at Highland Road Park Saturday morning.
Dutchtown's Ben Vasterling … [Read More...]
ST. FRANCISVILLE – West Feliciana High School built a 31-point half-time lead and cruised to a 45-22 District 6-3A victory over Donaldsonville on Friday night.
The Saints (2-3, 1-1) rushed for 152 yards and … [Read More...]
GONZALES – Ascension Christian High School matched the program's most wins in a season when the Lions, under head coach Josh Puryear, edged Houma Christian 28-27 in a non-district game Friday night.
Lions' … [Read More...]
WHITE CASTLE – White Castle High School rushed for 390 yards and took advantage of three turnovers to roll over Ascension Catholic 38-7 in a District 6-1A matchup on Friday night at Rocky Ourso … [Read More...]
On Tuesday, October 6, 2015, Gonales Middle School announced the September Bulldog Buck Bonanza Winners. Students earn Bulldog Bucks throughout the month for academics and positive behavior. They use the … [Read More...]
On Wednesday, September 30, Reid Gomez won the 2015-2016 Central Primary Fifth Grade Dodgeball Championship. After weeks of preliminary competition, 12 finalists competed to be grade champion. Gomez, 11, is the … [Read More...]
Gonzales - Candidates for governor will gather October 27, 2015 in a special forum on higher education, and two of River Parishes Community College students are likely to be there – on the big … [Read More...]
GEISMAR – Dutchtown High School principal Carli Francois crowned Christina Turner the 2015 Homecoming Queen during half-time of the school's football game with Zachary Friday night at Griffin Field.
Turner … [Read More...]
Fall is everyone's favorite time of year. It's a season full of soft flannel, fuzzy boots, and fire-roasted marshmallow Smores shared with friends and family. It's also a time we can introduce our … [Read More...]
Baton Rouge, La. – At the Red Stick Food Swap, cooks and crafters share their wares with fellow swappers. Items must be homemade or homegrown, and if it is a food item, prepared safely.
"When you share your … [Read More...]
LAFAYETTE, La. – Consumers who want locally grown food have expanded the market for selling vegetables and other agricultural products to restaurants and groceries, LSU AgCenter experts advised small producers … [Read More...]
Louisiana gardeners have long been familiar with verbenas. These generally low-growing plants produce clusters of showy flowers in a wide variety of colors. Homestead Purple verbena is considered one of the … [Read More...]
My hair is getting very thin, especially in the front. I've thought about buying a wig, but don't want to take that route just yet. My question is, in your opinion, what can I do to help this or … [Read More...]
Oct. 6, 2015 - The Ports Association of Louisiana (PAL) Board of Directors is endorsing Constitutional Amendments 1 and 2, both of which will improve Louisiana's ports and strengthen our economy without raising … [Read More...]
Dear PAR Friends and Colleagues,
The Public Affairs Research Council of Louisiana today released the PAR Guide to the 2015 Constitutional Amendments . The Guide explains the potential impact of the four … [Read More...]
GONZALES – Lt. Governor Jay Dardenne kicked off his statewide Open Door Tour Wednesday evening in front of approximately 100 people during buffet dinner at Country Kitchen.
Designed to give voters a chance … [Read More...]
Oct. 1, 2015 - If Louisiana citizens want to put more money into repairing and expanding our transportation infrastructure without raising taxes, they should vote "yes" on Constitutional Amendments 1 and 2 on … [Read More...]
BATON ROUGE- A hundred people showed up at the Country Kitchen in Gonzales last night for the first stop on the Dardenne for Governor Campaign’s Open Door Tour. The tour is designed to give voters a chance to … [Read More...]
BATON ROUGE, LA: Hailey Copeland, East Ascension High School senior and senior model/representative for Jennifer Esneault Photography, has been selected as a finalist in We Are The SEEN’s “The 12” modeling … [Read More...]
Donaldsonville, La. – Ascension Public Schools announces testing dates and locations for high school diploma alternative exams.
The Graduation Exit Examination (GEE) and Old GEE retests will be administered … [Read More...]
As catastrophic rainfall and severe flooding continue in the Carolinas, the American Red Cross is helping families stay safe and dry by opening shelters, bringing in meals and providing emotional … [Read More...]
McKenzie Nassar from Gonzales competed in the Miss Southern Oaks Scholarship pageant on September 20, 2015. Competition included private interview with the judges, talent, physical fitness, onstage question and … [Read More...]
DONALDSONVILLE – Ascension Parish President Tommy Martinez announced today registration has begun for the Parish of Ascension Recreation and Culture (PARC) Youth Basketball League.
PARC Program Coordinator … [Read More...]
Another mass murder episode strikes us, this time in Oregon, my state. This time at a college. I teach at a university in Oregon and this gun problem is way past outrageous. Time to repeal the stupid Second … [Read More...]
Pope Francis called us to “Hope and healing, peace and justice” as he addressed Congress. “Summon the courage and the intelligence to resolve today’s many geopolitical and economic crises,” he said. “Our … [Read More...]
Friday September 18th was a very special day for the members of the first East Ascension Spartan Football team. We were treated to a very special evening that we will all remember for the rest of our … [Read More...]
More than five years ago a soldier named Bowe Bergdahl left his U.S. Army unit in Afghanistan. He was captured, imprisoned in brutal conditions for five years, and finally released in a prisoner exchange in … [Read More...]
This is the time of year that many parents send their children off to college with the hope that they will learn, mature, become independent, have a great collegiate experience, but most of all, with the hope … [Read More...]