For years, as East Baton Rouge has sprawled south and Ascension and Iberville parishes have reached north, people have searched for ways to unclog the scenic bottleneck that is Bayou Manchac.
A one-time Ascension Parish couple convicted in the attempted robbery and slaying of a Gonzales man each faces 35 years in state prison after convictions this week.
Since the East Ascension drainage panel voted to remove the parish president as head of drainage this summer, a clutch of council members and the president have been privately negotiating a new power-sharing arrangement that would oversee drainage…
After the 2016 floods swamped schools and houses throughout Ascension Parish, the school district changed how it plans to recover from storms, including pre-arranging emergency contracts.
On the first day of fall, Erma Lea Vanlandingham visited the graves of her son and granddaughter to bring fresh golden-colored flowers.
All students deserve access to a public education, but for students with disabilities, the public school setting can be overwhelming.
Lt. Gov. Billy Nungesser and the Division of Historic Preservation announced Louisiana Main Street has received $749,000 in Paul Bruhn Historic Revitalization Grants through the National Park Service.
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Ascension Parish President Clint Cointment will open talks with a Prairieville homeowners' association about costly repairs to their neighborhood's private drainage basin, even as some parish council members warned the move could start a precedent…
A Baton Rouge man was out on bail Wednesday after his arrest in Assumption Parish a day earlier on allegations he corresponded with a 13-year-old girl on social media and later had sex with her, authorities said.
BASF has announced it will provide $500,000 to aid disaster relief and long-term recovery activities across Louisiana in the aftermath of Hurricane Ida.
Debris contractors collecting waste from Hurricane Ida have been temporarily suspended from their rounds in Ascension Parish and East Baton Rouge Parish so officials can focus on draining the heavy rain expected from Tropical Storm Nicholas.
Michael Howell, of Ascension Parish, showed up Saturday at the Gonzales Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to volunteer for the church's Helping Hands project.
Walmart pharmacies are offering walk-up and community flu shot clinics. The pharmacies are also offering COVID-19 vaccines. Customers can receive a low-cost flu and free COVID-19 vaccine at the same time, if they choose.
The Better Business Bureau of South Central Louisiana is warning the public of a grant scam targeting local consumers and small businesses.
The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries is warning hunters and anglers that danger lurks in the debris and hazards left in waterways and hunting areas in the southeast region of the state by Hurricane Ida.
Hadley Rinaudo, 14, has been selected to compete in the Louisiana Film Prize on Sept. 30 in the best actress category.
Local officials are warning people to keep their ditches and storm drains clear of debris from Hurricane Ida as a new tropical storm stirs off the Texas Gulf Coast and promises heavy rain across the Baton Rouge area this week.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency is setting up locations throughout southeast Louisiana to register people for assistance for their damage from Hurricane Ida.
Prairieville Fire Department will hold a Sept. 11 memorial program at 10 a.m. Saturday on its the main fire station, 14517 La. 73, Prairieville.
Ascension Parish Government is offering parish residents the opportunity to bring their vegetative storm debris to Lamar-Dixon Expo Center for disposal.
Ascension Parish government's disaster debris contractor, DRC Emergency Services, won't accept post-storm vegetative debris collected in black plastic bags, officials say.
A graphic incorporating a Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries logo is circulating on social media erroneously stating that the agency will not issue new hunting licenses to anyone who can’t show proof of a COVID-19 vaccination.
The celebration continued earlier this month when the Ascension Parish School Board honored Jeremy Muse, Lake Elementary’s principal, for being named the 2022 Louisiana Middle School Principal of the Year.
The Louisiana Farm Bureau Federation is engaging the Louisiana Farm Bureau Foundation Disaster Relief Fund for the second time in as many years in response to damage caused by Hurricane Ida.
In the wake of damage caused by Hurricane Ida, the BBB offers the following tips to help people decide where to direct donations to assist storm victims and their families:
An estimated 2,200 Helping Hands volunteers from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints arrived in Louisiana last week to help Hurricane Ida victims.
Hurricane Ida hit Ascension Parish with high winds gusting up to 75 mph and an intensity most haven't seen here since Hurricane Gustav, with many longtime locals comparing Ida to Hurricane Betsy.
If you live in Louisiana, you have become used to hurricanes slamming the state. This year is no different, as Hurricane Ida has devastated south Louisiana and delayed the start of football in Ascension parish.
Geismar Fire Chief Nat Stephens, dripping in sweat, spent Friday morning directing traffic as dozens of volunteers helped distribute supplies to families impacted by Hurricane Ida.