GONZALES —The East Ascension drainage district has "acted in a way that is manifestly arbitrary and unreasonable" when it refused for years to maintain roadside ditches in the town of Sorrento, even though the city's residents paid drainage taxes,…
Working for a living is not always easy, but working at the same place for 43 years, well that’s something special. For coach Larry Favorite, working at St. Amant High School as a coach and teacher has been a satisfying ride.
Each year, all Catholic students in public, private and parochial schools grades eight through 12 are invited to participate in the Knights of Columbus Catholic Citizenship Essay Contest. Students are asked to reflect upon and write a 500- to 750-…
Young athletes ran hard and jumped to catch footballs Friday during the Shaw Nelson Foundation's free one-day football camp at East Ascension.
Ascension Public Schools Director of Technology Jake "Tommy" Ragusa III is retiring after 28 years in education.
Sheriff Bobby Webre recently named the Rev. Josh Johnson, of Holy Rosary Catholic Church, as an honorary sheriff.
Police Chief Sherman Jackson recently presented two Gonzales police officers with the Medal of Valor and Lifesaving Commendation at a Gonzales City Council meeting.
Donaldsonville is ready to compete this year for a national prize that recognizes small communities doing exceptional work in revitalizing and preserving their historic downtowns.
Five World War II veterans joined other Donaldsonville veterans and residents on May 21 for a Memorial Day remembrance program in Louisiana Square.
GRETNA — A Prairieville man was killed after his car, stopped on an elevated highway in Jefferson Parish late Tuesday, was rear-ended by an sport utility vehicle, Louisiana State Police said.
The Assumption Parish Sheriff's Office is defending deputies who tased a Thibodaux man several times before arresting him after reports that he brandished a gun at a Plattenville gas station.
A Belle Rose man was arrested Tuesday in connection to an attempted murder in a farming region near Paincourtville and Belle Rose, according to the Assumption Parish Sheriff's Office.
At a recent meeting of the St. James Parish Council meeting, chairman Alvin "Shark" St. Pierre held up a mailer that went throughout his district with his face on it.
HAMMOND — Southeastern Louisiana University students Makenzie Plaisance, of Hammond, and Jessica Walker, of Denham Springs, were named Outstanding Residents for 2020-21 by the College of Education at its honors convocation May 6.
With spring practices ending, that typically means the end of another school year. It certainly was not a typical spring practice setting for all our teams in the parish.
It's time to register for the River Region Art Association Summer Art Program, which starts June 14 with an "Animal Parade" theme of drawing, painting and collage-making.
MANDEVILLE — Keep Louisiana Beautiful seeks presenters to inform local leaders and stakeholders about proven practices and programs that enhance and beautify communities while guiding the way to a cleaner and greener Louisiana.
HAMMOND — Southeastern Louisiana University’s Honors and International Initiatives honored students at its spring recognition ceremony May 5. Students were recognized in four areas: scholars diploma, sophomore donors distinction, Freshman of the Y…
DONALDSONVILLE — About 20 cars were burglarized at several hotels in Donaldsonville and St. James Parish, and sheriff's deputies are seeking the public's help identifying two suspects who were caught on surveillance cameras.
Ascension Parish workers cut a small channel across Alligator Bayou Road, speeding up the drainage of high water into Bayou Manchac and away from surrounded homes in the Bluff Swamp area.
GONZALES — In a moment of frustration, an Ascension Parish elected official told a colleague to "wipe (his) face" after suggesting he'd knelt before the parish president.
The Amite River, Amite River Diversion Canal, Tickfaw River and all other waterways in Ascension and Livingston parishes will reopen 6 a.m. Friday, just in time for the Memorial Day weekend.
Raising concerns about "environmental justice," five Democratic attorneys general for New York, the District of Columbia and three other states in the Northeast said they want the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to conduct a more thorough review befo…
For a second time in less than five years, high, slow-draining floodwater in the Bluff Swamp will force Ascension Parish workers to cut a drainage path through Alligator Bayou Road, shutting it potentially for weeks longer.
The Louisiana National Guard will offer the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine for the novel coronavirus Wednesday at the Frank Sotile Pavilion in Donaldsonville Wednesday afternoon, parish officials said.
Becoming the head football coach at a program with the history of Ascension Catholic was something Chris Schexnayder wanted; he just wasn’t sure when it would happen.
Ascension Christian High School students ended their high school careers during a May 15 at Household of Faith Church in Gonzales.
A face who has worked in various Ascension Parish government offices, Gwen LeBlanc has announced her retirement.
For those wanting fresh fruits and vegetables, why not visit your local supermarket produce department and farmers market for those healthy foods.