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Brett Arceneaux has announced candidacy of AP Council District 4

Latest Community News

New high school means new attendance zones, Informational Meetings scheduled

AP Tourism Commission launches Cocktail Trail

AEDC’s MacArthur recognized by BR Business Reports

Latest Business Headlines

Brett Arceneaux has announced candidacy of AP Council District 4

We are excited to announce that I am running for the District 4 seat on the Ascension Parish Council! Suzanne and I moved here in 2009 knowing this was where we wanted to start and raise a family. Three kids … [Read More. ]

Donald Schexnaydre announces bid for House District 88 seat

To the citizens of Ascension Parish: My name is Donald Schexnaydre and I am announcing my candidacy for the District 88, Louisiana House of Representatives seat. The decision to challenge the incumbent is … [Read More. ]

District 58’s Brass filed three bills for 2023 Regular Session

With the 2023 Regular Session of Louisiana’s Legislature having commenced on Monday, we are curious about the legislation proposed by Ascension’s delegation. We begin with District 58 House Representative Ken … [Read More. ]

Latest Education Headlines

New high school means new attendance zones, Informational Meetings scheduled

The new Prairieville High School is scheduled to open in Fall 2024. Designed to relieve growing student enrollment across the district and create a new high school feeder system, the Ascension Parish School … [Read More. ]

Check out AP Library’s Summer Reading Program

Make Ascension Parish Library part of your summer staycation! Explore the world through our all-ages Summer Reading Program, Have Book – Will Travel. We’ve planned many programs, with crafts and performers, to … [Read More. ]

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Improve your computer skills at Gonzales Library

Improve your computer skills with one-on-one help at the Gonzales library! Sign up for a 30-minute session to get a basic overview of computer usage. Learn how to use Microsoft Office products; email and social … [Read More. ]

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Latest Announcements Headlines

AP Tourism Commission launches Cocktail Trail

Ascension Parish Tourism Commission launched Louisiana’s Sweet Spot Cocktail Trail! The trail consists of twelve local establishments that have created their own version of the “Sweet Spot Cocktail.” All of the … [Read More. ]

Constitutional Attorney, Royal Alexander, to address May GOP Roundtable

Royal Alexander, writer, lecturer and Louisiana criminal and civil attorney, will be the featured speaker at the May Ascension GOP Roundtable, sponsored by Ascension Republican Women. The Roundtable will be … [Read More. ]

Conceptual Design done, where will Animal Shelter be located?

The Parish of Ascension and its Animal Services Board has been working hard to find a new home. They have engaged Shelter Planners of America and received a needs assessment and conceptual design plan to assist … [Read More. ]

Latest Lagniappe Headlines

Guilty Pleas for the Week of May 1-5

During the week of May 1 – May 5, 2023, the following defendants pled guilty to various charges and were sentenced in the 23rd Judicial District Court-Ascension Parish: Brooke Barrient, 45105 Robin Trail … [Read More. ]

APSO Arrest Report for the Week of May 4-11

Below is Ascension Sheriff’s arrested report for the week of May 4-11: May 4 arrests: Ishawna West, 36, 39179 Superior Wood Ave, Gonzales was arrested pursuant to a fugitive warrant; Jeremy … [Read More. ]

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Haven of Ascension hosts Jazz Concert Series with Quiana Lynell

Haven of Ascension is honored to present Ms. Lynell to our 2023 Summer Concert Series. Ms. Lynell will perform a series of three Live Recorded Studio Sessions for her upcoming Album, highlighting talented Jazz … [Read More. ]

Letters to the Editor

Fourth Republican announces for Secretary of State, two of them from Ascension

Former State Representative and current First Assistant Secretary of State Nancy Landry has decided to run for Secretary of State after the announcement from current Secretary Kyle Ardoin that he will not seek … [Read More. ]

Letter from N.O. doctor addresses equity challenges in healthcare

Almost half of American adults don’t have affordable access to healthcare. In 1992, Congress created the federal 340B Drug Pricing Program to address high healthcare costs and increase access for low income and … [Read More. ]

Letter urges opposition to legislation “forcing partnership with China”

Dear Editor: As someone who is deeply concerned about the growing threat of Communist China, I am alarmed by Biden and the Democrat’s actions allowing China to walk all over us. One of the most recent … [Read More. ]