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 28, 2015 at 7:58pmExpires: July 30, 2015 at 1:58amTarget Area: Ascension


Latest Business Headlines

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Save the Date for 18th Annual Golf Ascension Tournament!

Join the Ascension Chamber for our 18th Annual Golf Ascension Golf Tournanment on Monday, October 5, 2015! Tee off is at 11:30 AM at Pelican Point Golf Club! RESERVE A TENT! REGISTER A … [Read More...]

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CALLING ALL LEADERSHIP ALUMNI…

The Ascension Chamber of Commerce presents A Celebration of Success 2015 Leadership Conference on Wednesday, September 30th, 2015. The Conference will start at NOON til 6 PM at the Clarion Inn, 1500 Hwy 30, … [Read More...]

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AT&T Completes Acquisition of DIRECTV

DALLAS, TEXAS – July 24, 2015 — AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T) has completed its acquisition of DIRECTV. The newly combined company – the largest pay TV provider in the United States and the world – will offer millions … [Read More...]

The Louisiana Regional Airport is lined with airplanes this week. The airport recently bought additional property to provide more hangar buildings.

Louisiana Regional Airport purchases land for hangar expansions

GONZALES – The Louisiana Regional Airport bought approximately 30 acres of woodlands south of the airport last week for $677,567. The Ascension-St. James Airport and Transportation Authority operates the … [Read More...]

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Lastest Sports Headlines

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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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Fowles traded to Lynx, reunites with Augustus

MINNEAPOLIS – Former LSU great and LSU Hall of Fame Class of 2015 inductee Sylvia Fowles was acquired by the Minnesota Lynx as part of a three-team trade announced on Monday. Fowles will be reunited with … [Read More...]

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Gator Booster Club Information & Schedules

At the July 20, 2015 – E-board Meeting – the board approved the 2015-2016 Athletic Division Request List for all 22 sports at St. Amant High School. The request list totaled over $21,000.00. Also the Booster … [Read More...]

Back row - Coach Kevin Delcambre, Chad Romero, Cole Romero, Jackson Russo, Matthew Delcambre, Michael Guidry & Noah Leger

Lafayette Sr. All-Stars Head to Regionals

LAFAYETTE, LA — July 21, 2015 — The Lafayette Little League 15-16 year old Senior All-Star team is heading to the Southwest Regional Tournament in Seguin, TX July 24 - 28. This Little League team has had a … [Read More...]

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Latest Education Headlines

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...]

Pictured: Left to right, standing: Ryan Hoffman, Jacob McCon, and Jason Williams. Left to right, seated: Madison Knott, Parker Vige, and Alexis Ferguson.

EATEL 2015 Top Scholars Recognized

Gonzales, LA (July 23, 2015) – EATEL recently partnered with the Ascension and Livingston Parish School systems to recognize the 2015 Top Scholar’s in our community. The ninth annual event recognized the … [Read More...]

Ascension Parish School Board members Louis Lambert, Troy Gautreau and Patricia Russo attend the regularly scheduled meeting Tuesday.

School Board to vote on employee health insurance changes

GONZALES – Ascension Parish School Board member John Murphy asked for the full vote on group health plan benefits on behalf of the Insurance Committee during the board's regularly scheduled meeting … [Read More...]

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Gonzales Middle School Bulldog Bash Information

Gonzales Middle School Bulldog Bashes are each day from 4:00 pm until 6:00 pm as follows: **6th Grade Tuesday, July 28, 2015 **7th Grade Wednesday, July 29, 2015 **8th Grade Thursday, July 30, … [Read More...]

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Latest Lagniappe Headlines

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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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LDWF’s June License to Win! Sweepstakes Winners Announced

(July 24, 2015) – As part of it’s first annual License to Win! promotion, the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries in partnership with the Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Foundation awarded five … [Read More...]

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Date Night Smokey Eye – Ask Mandy

Dear Mandy, I have a candlelight, dinner date next weekend with a guy that I'm crazy about! I really want a sexy, smokey eye, but not too over the top. Can you please give me some makeup tips for a smokey … [Read More...]

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LDWF Releases Alligator Snapping Turtles in Calcasieu River

The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) today released  juvenile Alligator Snapping Turtles into the Calcasieu River Basin as part of a reintroduction program for this species.  The release … [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...]

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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...]

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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...]

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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

KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS

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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Free “Ask A Lawyer” Sessions

Take advantage of Ask A Lawyer sessions, free and individual counseling sessions to be held at the Ascension Parish Library in Gonzales on Monday, August 10, from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Area attorneys will be … [Read More...]

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CONSUMER ALERT: GUIDE TO LANDLORD AND TENANT LAWS AVAILABLE

BATON ROUGE —  College students looking to rent space before school starts may not have time to sign up for “Apartment Renting 101,”  but they should find time to read Attorney General James D. “Buddy” … [Read More...]

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Teen Book Club at the Library!

Whether you’re a fan of Lauren Oliver, Scott Westerfeld, Suzanne Collins, James Patterson, or one of the other zillion authors in the world. . . if you like to read, and if you like to talk about the books that … [Read More...]

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Letters to the Editor

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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...]

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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...]

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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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Supreme Court, women’s human rights, domestic violence

The Supreme Court has a very mixed track record when it comes to protecting women. As a domestic violence advocate, Criminologist, and activist for a decade, I am deeply concerned that the U.S still fails to … [Read More...]

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