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Investors eye new tank farm on western St. James Parish land, will try land use process for approval

LAPLACE — Two years after residents successfully fought plans for a 10 million-barrel oil storage site in western St. James Parish, two com… Read more

Second arrest made after customers at Dutchtown Sonic robbed at gunpoint, sheriff says

DUTCHTOWN — Four customers sitting in a car at the Sonic restaurant on La. 73 in Dutchtown on Thursday night were robbed at gunpoint and ha… Read more

By wide margin, Ascension Parish Council kills proposed ballot measure to abolish elected parish president position

GONZALES — After nearly a year of public debate, it appears Ascension Parish voters won't get to decide this December whether to keep its e… Read more

Ascension Athletics for July 19, 2018

St. Amant Gators football 2018 senior spotlight Read more

Dancing for a Cause shows off local talent, raises money for the Arc of East Ascension

The feathers, fringe and sequins flew Saturday as local community leaders cha-chaed, tangoed and quick-stepped across the stage to raise mo… Read more