2014 Archived Press Releases

2013 Archived Press Releases

  • 12/26/13 - Ascension Parish Governmental Offices to Close for New Year’s Holiday
  • 12/26/13 - Ascension Parish Government Christmas Tree Recycle Event Slated for Jan. 11-12
  • 12/16/13 - Ascension Parish Governmental Offices to Close for Christmas
  • 12/10/13 - Roddy Road Closed to Through Traffic From La. 621 to La. 931
  • 12/02/13 - Ascension Senior Citizen Soc Hop Slated For Dec. 6
  • 11/25/13 - Recycling Road Show Scheduled for Saturday, Dec. 7
  • 11/15/13 - Impala Continues Partnership With Lamar-Dixon Expo Center
  • 11/06/13 - Parish President Proclaims November, 2013 As “Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month in Ascension Parish”
  • 11/05/13 - Ascension Parish Government Offices To Close For Veterans Day
  • 10/30/13 - Duplessis Road Closure Extended To Nov. 6
  • 10/29/13 - Recycling Road Show Scheduled for Saturday, Nov. 2
  • 10/28/13 - ChemFriends Week Recognized
  • 10/21/13 - Parish President Proclaims Oct. 26 as “Make a Difference Day” in Ascension Parish
  • 10/17/13 - October Proclaimed Suicide Loss, Awareness and Survivors Month in Ascension Parish
  • 10/14/13 - PCS Nitrogen Donates $40K to E.A. Drainage District
  • 10/14/13 - Cub Scouts Lend A Hand to Parish Recycling Effort
  • 10/11/13 - Ascension Parish Council Sets Halloween Hours
  • 10/08/13 - Breast Cancer Awareness Week To Be Held In Donaldsonville
  • 10/07/13 - Parish President Proclaims October as Domestic Violence Awareness Month in Ascension Parish
  • 10/07/13 - Duplessis Road Closure at La. 73 Rescheduled
  • 09/26/13 - Duplessis Road To Close At La. 73 For Road Construction
  • 09/23/13 - Ascension Senior Citizen Soc Hop Slated For Sept. 27 Cancelled and Rescheduled For Oct. 25
  • 09/23/13 - Recycling Road Show Scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 5
  • 09/19/13 - Main Street In Sorrento Reopened To Through Traffic
  • 09/19/13 - Oak Grove Community Center and Park To Close For Construction Improvements
  • 09/12/13 - Parish President Proclaims September 2013 As Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month
  • 09/09/13 - Organizers Publicize Upcoming Life Planning For Persons With Disabilities Conference
  • 09/09/13 - Ronald “Rocky” Morris Fire Station Dedication Recognized
  • 09/09/13 - Shadow Lake Drive To Close For Culvert Repairs
  • 09/09/13 - East Ascension Parish Hospital Liquidation Public Auction To Be Held
  • 09/09/13 - Sorrento Road Closure Announced
  • 08/29/13 - Recycling Road Show Scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 7
  • 08/28/13 - Donaldsonville Road To Close For Railroad Overpass Maintenance
  • 08/27/13 - Dewey Breaux Road Open To Through Traffic
  • 08/22/13 - Punt, Pass and Kick Competition Rescheduled For Aug. 31
  • 08/21/13 - Community Opportunities The Arc of East Ascension To Hold Conference
  • 08/20/13 - Ascension Senior Citizen’s Soc Hop Slated For Aug. 30
  • 08/19/13 - Parish President Proclaims Sept. 18 as Pitt Hopkins Syndrome Awareness Day in Ascension Parish
  • 08/15/13 - Post Office Road To Close For Railroad Crossing Repairs
  • 08/14/13 - Punt, Pass and Kick Competition Scheduled For Aug. 24
  • 08/01/13 - French Students Recognized at Parish Council Meeting
  • 08/01/13 - Donaldsonville Health Unit Operational Hours To Change
  • 07/12/13 - Darrow Community Changes Water Service
  • 07/02/13 - Recycling Road Show Rescheduled for Saturday, July 13
  • 06/27/13 - Dewey Breaux Road Bridge Closed For Repairs
  • 06/19/13 - Parish President Proclaims June 23-29 as “Pilez Mosquito Week in Ascension Parish”
  • 06/13/13 - Parish/State Agencies Begin Demobilization Following Geismar Industrial Incident
  • 06/13/13 - End Of Parish Road To Close For Bridge Replacement
  • 06/10/13 - Parish To Hold Sewer Project Public Meetings
  • 06/07/13 - Parish President Proclaimed May 24 as Clara Floyd Day in Ascension Parish
  • 05/31/13 - Lamar-Dixon Pond Stocked With Vegetation Maintenance Fish
  • 05/31/13 - ITT Technical Institute Partners with Ascension Parish Engineering Department
  • 05/24/13 - Recycling Road Show Scheduled for Saturday, June 1
  • 05/10/13 - Corps Of Engineers: Digging Prohibited Within 1,500 Feet of Mississippi River Levee
  • 05/07/13 - National Prevention of Under-aged Drinking Day
  • 05/06/13 - National Prevention and Cessation of Tobacco Use Day Slated
  • 05/02/13 - Two Parish Roads Reopened Following Bridge Work
  • 05/01/13 - Handicap-Accessible Gazebo/Pier Adds To Lamar Dixon Fishing Experience
  • 04/29/13 - Recycling Road Show Scheduled for Saturday, May 4
  • 04/24/13 - Parish President Proclaims May As National Black Rodeo Month
  • 04/23/13 - April Recognized As Fair Housing Month In Ascension Parish
  • 04/23/13 - Parish President Proclaims May 12-18, 2013 as National Women’s Health Week
  • 04/19/13 - Parish President Honors Community Leader With Proclamation
  • 04/17/13 - Bishop Woods Road To Close For Culvert Repairs
  • 04/16/13 - Ascension Counseling Center Locations Now Certified Medicaid Application Centers
  • 04/11/13 - Recycling Road Show Four-Month Numbers Released
  • 04/09/13 - Parish President Proclaims April As “Child Abuse Prevention Month in Ascension Parish”
  • 04/09/13 - Local NFL Player Receives Proclamation
  • 04/04/13 - Ascension Parish Fire District No. 1 Retains Class 5 Rating
  • 04/02/13 - Residents To Use St. Landry Road Entrance to Lamar-Dixon Household Hazardous Materials Collection Day Event
  • 04/02/13 - Recycling Road Show Set for Saturday, April 6
  • 03/28/13 - Parish Recreation To Hold Major League Baseball’s Pitch, Hit And Run Competition
  • 03/28/13 - Parish Participates In Community Job/Education Fair
  • 03/26/13 - National Volunteer Week Proclaimed In Ascension Parish
  • 03/26/13 - April Recognized As Autism Awareness Month In Ascension
  • 03/25/13 - March Proclaimed as “Certified Government Financial Manager Month in Ascension Parish”
  • 03/25/13 - April Proclaimed as Bike Month in Ascension Parish
  • 03/20/13 - Parish Officials To Tour Major Drainage Project Sites
  • 03/19/13 - Parish To Hold Recreation Master Plan Community Meeting in Donaldsonville
  • 03/19/13 - Ascension Parish Governmental Offices Closed on Good Friday
  • 03/18/13 - Parish Employees Participate in Healthy Lives Program
  • 03/15/13 - March Proclaimed as “American Red Cross Month in Ascension Parish”
  • 03/13/13 - Parish Recreation To Hold Community Easter Egg Fest
  • 03/07/13 - Parish Recycling Road Show Collects 10.5 Tons In First Quarter Of 2013
  • 03/07/13 - Parish To Hold Household Hazardous Materials Collection Day April 6
  • 03/07/13 - Parish Recreation To Continue Sports Competition Programs in Donaldsonville
  • 03/04/13 - Roddy Road Resurfacing To Start Wednesday, Officials Advise Taking Alternate Route
  • 03/03/13 - Alligator Bayou Road To Open 5 a.m. Monday Morning
  • 03/01/13 - Alligator Bayou Road Closure Extended Through Sunday Evening
  • 02/28/13 - Alligator Bayou Road To Close Saturday For Drainage Work
  • 02/27/13 - Babin Road To Close To Through Traffic For Bridge Repairs
  • 02/27/13 - Professional Roughstock Series “Battle In The Bayou” Comes To Lamar-Dixon
  • 02/25/13 - Recycling Road Show Set for Saturday, March 2
  • 02/25/13 - Local Residents’ Comments Added To Ascension-Livingston Parkway Route Study
  • 02/20/13 - David Drive To Close for Bridge Replacement
  • 02/19/13 - Parish President Proclaims March as National Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month in Ascension Parish
  • 02/18/13 - Parish President Signs Junior Catholic Daughters of the Americas Proclamation
  • 02/18/13 - All Ascension Parish Waterways Now Open To Recreational Boat Traffic
  • 02/14/13 - Recreational Boat Traffic Prohibited on Bayou Manchac, Amite River and Diversion Canal
  • 02/13/13 - Ascension-Livingston Parkway Public Meetings Slated
  • 02/06/13 - Parish Government Employee Blood Drive Deemed Successful
  • 02/04/13 - Ascension Parish Government Offices Closed Tuesday, Feb. 12 For Mardi Gras
  • 01/31/13 - National Guard Deployment Ceremony
  • 01/29/13 - Recycling Road Show Set for Saturday, Feb. 2
  • 01/29/13 - Parish Drainage Crews Continue Frog Bayou Pumping
  • 01/24/13 - Pumps Placed at Alligator Bayou Road and Frog Bayou Lock
  • 01/22/13 - Alligator Bayou Road to Close in Ascension Parish For Drainage Work
  • 01/22/13 - Ascension Parish Waterways To Reopen At Noon for Recreational Boat Traffic
  • 01/17/13 - Ascension Parish Post-Heavy Rain Event 5:00 p.m. UPDATE
  • 01/16/13 - Ascension Parish Post-Heavy Rain Event 5:30 p.m. UPDATE
  • 01/15/13 - Ascension Parish Heavy Rain Event Noon UPDATE
  • 01/14/13 - Ascension Parish Heavy Rain Event 5 PM UPDATE
  • 01/14/13 - Ascension Parish Heavy Rain Event 02:45 PM UPDATE
  • 01/14/13 - Ascension Parish Heavy Rain Event 11:15 AM UPDATE
  • 01/14/13 - Ascension Parish Heavy Rain Event 10 AM UPDATE
  • 01/11/13 - Ascension Parish Heavy Rain Event 11:00 AM UPDATE
  • 01/10/13 - Ascension Parish Heavy Rain Event 9:00 PM UPDATE
  • 01/10/13 - Ascension Parish Heavy Rain Event 7:30 AM UPDATE
  • 01/09/13 - Ascension Parish Waterways Closed to Recreational Boat Traffic
  • 01/09/13 - Ascension Parish Heavy Rain Event 11:30 AM UPDATE
  • 2011 Archived Press Releases


  • 12/29/11 - Inauguration Ceremony for Ascension Parish Officials to be held Jan. 2
  • 12/27/11 - Parish Councilmen Lauded for Years of Service
  • 12/27/11 - Local Businessman Donates Fire Extinguishers to Parish Employees
  • 12/27/11 - Parish Government Christmas Tree Recycle Event Slated for Jan. 14
  • 12/19/11 - Ascension Parish Offices to close for Christmas
  • 12/09/11 - Parish Employees Train On Defibrillators
  • 12/05/11 - Local Officials Break Ground for Skate Park
  • 12/01/11 - December Recycling Road Show Set for Saturday
  • 11/29/11 - Parish Employees Recognized for Military Service
  • 11/28/11 - Parish Recreation Department Employee Lands Large Flounder
  • 11/22/11 - Eagle Scouts Recognized at Parish Council Meeting
  • 11/22/11 - Veterans Day Poster Contest Winners Announced
  • 11/21/11 - Parish Intersection to Close Tuesday, Wednesday For Turn Lane Construction
  • 11/18/11 - Ascension Parish Skate Park Groundbreaking Slated
  • 11/17/11 - Ascension Parish Government Offices to Close for Thanksgiving
  • 11/17/11 - Parish Veterans Visit Resource Fair
  • 11/17/11 - Parish Government TV Show "Inside Ascension" Now Airing
  • 11/16/11 - Parish Mental Health Counselors Stress Community Involvement in Reporting Child Abuse
  • 11/10/11 - Two-Mill Health Unit Tax Up for Renewal
  • 11/04/11 - Ascension Parish Veterans Day Parade to Roll Nov. 13 in Gonzales
  • 11/01/11 - “Dr. Rev. Richard Rayborn, Sr. Day” Proclaimed in Ascension Parish
  • 10/31/11 - Parish President Proclaims Oct. 22 as “Make a Difference Day” in Ascension Parish
  • 10/31/11 - ChemFriends Week Proclaimed Nov. 1-4
  • 10/31/11 - Local Golfer Recognized for Championship Play
  • 10/31/11 - Ascension Parish Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness Chosen to Administer Region 2 Grant Funding
  • 10/21/11 - New Parish Adjudication Court Now Handling Litter Cases
  • 10/17/11 - Scouts Present Flag to Parish President
  • 10/11/11 - Parish Fire Chief, Firefighters Lauded by State Fire Marshal
  • 10/10/11 - October is “National Disability Employment Awareness Month” in Ascension Parish
  • 10/10/11 - Parish President Proclaims October as “Domestic Violence Awareness Month”
  • 10/10/11 - Touch Team Visits Parish Counseling Center
  • 10/07/11 - Ascension Parish Halloween Date and Hours Set
  • 10/05/11 - Parish Animal Shelter Will Have Info Booth At Awesome Art On The Bayou Festival
  • 10/03/11 - Fire District 2 Earns Class 4 Rating
  • 09/28/11 - October Recycling Road Show Set for Saturday
  • 09/26/11 - Local Scouts Read Patriotism Essay at Parish Council Meeting
  • 09/21/11 - Mosquito Numbers Up After Tropical Storm Lee
  • 09/21/11 - Parish Employees Don Purple For National Alzheimer’s Action Day
  • 09/20/11 - Gonzales VFW Members Recognized for Community Service
  • 09/19/11 - Ascension Parish Government Now Offering YourGOV Citizen Request Apps
  • 09/19/11 - Parish OHSEP Officials Receive Awards
  • 09/19/11 - Ascension Fund Day Recognized at Parish Council Meeting
  • 09/19/11 - September Proclaimed National Recovery Month in Ascension Parish
  • 09/14/11 - Parish Officials Break Ground for Henderson Bayou Pump Station
  • 09/14/11 - Rep. Cassidy Donates Flag to Veterans Park
  • 09/12/11 - Ascension Parish Officials To Break Ground for Henderson Bayou Pump Station
  • 09/09/11 - Ascension Counseling Center Offers Stop Smoking Classes
  • 09/09/11 - Amite River, Diversion Canal Reopened to Recreational Boat Traffic
  • 09/07/11 - Ascension Parish President Rescinds State of Emergency
  • 09/07/11 - U.S. Rep. Cassidy Visits With Parish President, Council Chairman
  • 09/06/11 - Parish Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness Now on Facebook
  • 09/06/11 - Area Scouts Label City of Gonzales Drains
  • 09/04/11 - Amite River, Diversion Canal Closed to Recreational Boat Traffic
  • 09/03/11 - Ascension Parish Emergency Personnel Continue Unified Response Effort
  • 09/02/11 - Ascension Parish President Declares State of Emergency
  • 09/01/11 - Organizers Upbeat with Parish Employee Blood Donation Results
  • 09/01/11 - Parish Redistricting Plan Meets Federal Approval
  • 09/01/11 - Ascension Parish Government Offices Closed Sept. 5 for Labor Day
  • 08/31/11 - September Recycling Road Show To Take Place Saturday
  • 08/30/11 - Shirley Michel Receives Parish Certificate of Appreciation
  • 08/26/11 - Parish President Proclaims “James LeBlanc Day” in Ascension Parish
  • 08/25/11 - Parish President Proclaims Sept. 5 as Remembrance Day in Ascension Parish
  • 08/16/11 - Parish Drainage Crews To Remove Trash from Bayou Manchac
  • 08/11/11 - Parish Health Unit Immunization Program Serves Returning Students
  • 08/10/11 - Parish To Hold Household Hazardous Materials Collection Day Sept. 24
  • 08/09/11 - Local Industry, Community Group, Parish Councilman Contribute to New Fire Station
  • 08/09/11 - LA Hwy. 22 to Close on Aug. 15 for Railroad Crossing Repairs
  • 08/02/11 - Parish Senior Soc Hop Continues to Grow
  • 08/02/11 - Dictionary Distribution Project Seeks Donations
  • 08/01/11 - Joe Sevario Road Intersection To Become Four-Way Stop
  • 07/29/11 - Temporary Road Installed Because of Bridge Replacement in St. Amant
  • 07/28/11 - Parish President Proclaims July 22 “Jenny Heroman Day” in Ascension Parish
  • 07/28/11 - 2011 Jambalaya Festival Champion of Champions Honored
  • 07/28/11 - 2011 Jambalaya Festival Mini-Pot Champion of Champions Awarded Parish Certificate
  • 07/28/11 - 2011 Jambalaya Festival Mini-Pot Junior Division Champion Recognized
  • 07/28/11 - 2011 Jambalaya Festival Mini-Pot Children’s Division Champions Lauded
  • 07/28/11 - 2010 Jambalaya Festival Champion Receives Parish Award
  • 07/28/11 - 2011 Jambalaya Champion Awarded at Parish Council Meeting
  • 07/27/11 - Parish Flag Raised in Louisiana Square
  • 07/27/11 - Logan Simoneaux Leads Pledge
  • 07/26/11 - Leadership Ascension Class Praised For Project
  • 07/15/11 - Baton Rouge Morning Show Touts Swamp Pop Festival
  • 07/13/11 - Councilman Presents Priest with Proclamation
  • 07/11/11 - Parish President Addresses Capital Region Builders Association
  • 07/11/11 - Scouts Label Stormwater Drains for Public Outreach
  • 07/07/11 - Area Scouts Help With Storm Drain Markings
  • 07/06/11 - Parish OEP Director Receives Top State Award
  • 06/30/11 - Ascension Parish Burn Ban Lifted
  • 06/29/11 - Ascension Parish Government offices closed Monday to observe Independence Day
  • 06/24/11 - Popping of Fireworks OK’d in Ascension Parish
  • 06/22/11 - Harry Savoy Road Bridge Closed for Repair
  • 06/21/11 - “Troy Landry Day” Proclaimed in Ascension Parish
  • 06/21/11 - Pilez Mosquito Week set for June 26-July 2 in Ascension Parish
  • 06/13/11 - Parish President Presents Multi-Agency Funded Check to ACUD District #1
  • 06/08/11 - Parish Emergency Management Officials Certified by State Organization
  • 06/07/11 - Parish Officials Featured on WAFB Morning Show
  • 06/07/11 - Parish Councilman Congratulates 4-H Shooting Sports Team
  • 06/01/11 - Medical Special Needs Registry Sign-Up Urged
  • 06/01/11 - TV Anchor Jenny Heroman Sings National Anthem at Council Meeting
  • 06/01/11 - Judge Presents Check to Parish Health Department
  • 05/31/11 - Ascension Parish Burn Ban in Place
  • 05/31/11 - June Recycling Road Show Set For Saturday
  • 05/27/11 - OxyChem Plant Manager Receives Parish Certificate of Appreciation
  • 05/27/11 - Eagle Scouts Recognized for Parish Service Projects
  • 05/26/11 - Ascension Parish Governmental Offices Closed Monday to Observe Memorial Day
  • 05/26/11 - Local Residents Make Alabama Relief Supplies Run Despite Early Obstacles
  • 05/25/11 - Multi-Agency Effort Praised By Parish President
  • 05/25/11 - LA 70 Water Tower Now Operational
  • 05/17/11 - Local Officials Present Flag to Ascension Christian High School
  • 05/16/11 - Ascension Parish Levee Sandbagging To Finish Today
  • 05/13/11 - Precautionary Sandbagging For Added Levee Height To Continue Through Weekend in Ascension Parish
  • 05/12/11 - Corps, Levee District Activate Sandbagging Operations at Aben
  • 05/12/11 - Local Officials Help With Alabama Relief Effort
  • 05/12/11 - Coach Lauded For Years of Service
  • 05/11/11 - Parish President Proclaims May as National Black Rodeo Month in Ascension Parish
  • 05/11/11 - Ascension Parish Not Under Voluntary Evacuation Order
  • 05/10/11 - Data Shows Ascension Parish Levee Overtopping Not Expected
  • 05/09/11 - Parish President Proclaims Roland Doucet Day in Ascension Parish
  • 05/09/11 - Pontchartrain Levee District Executive Director Issues Safety Warnings
  • 05/05/11 - Ascension Parish Declares State of Emergency
  • 05/03/11 - Parish President Proclaims May 8-12, 2011 as National Women’s Health Week
  • 05/02/11 - DEQ Secretary speaks at Ascension Parish Economic Development Family Meeting
  • 05/02/11 - DEMCO Sponsors Ascension Parish Economic Development Family Meeting
  • 05/02/11 - May Recycling Road Show Set For Saturday
  • 04/29/11 - Grant Awarded to Ascension Parish Entrepreneur for Riverside Tourism Complex
  • 04/19/11 - Ascension Parish offices to close for Good Friday
  • 04/15/11 - Ascension Parish Recreation Department to Host Easter Egg Hunt at Lamar-Dixon
  • 04/12/11 - April Proclaimed Flood Awareness Month in Ascension
  • 04/11/11 - ACHS Girls Powerlifting Team Receives Parish Certificates
  • 04/06/11 - Parish Employs Fleet Management Discipline for Cost Effectiveness
  • 04/05/11 - LA 431 Reopened Following Power Line Repair
  • 04/05/11 - LA 431 Closed From Stringer Bridge Rd. to Weber City Rd.
  • 04/04/11 - Local Student Donates Birthday Money to Animal Shelter
  • 04/04/11 - BASF Lauded for Land Donation to Parish
  • 03/31/11 - Autism Awareness Advocate Touts Upcoming Event
  • 03/30/11 - Local Students Visit Parish Office of Emergency Preparedness
  • 03/30/11 - Parish President Proclaims April as "Autism Awareness Month"
  • 03/30/11 - Parish Employees Receive Certificates for System Implementation
  • 03/30/11 - April Recycling Road Show Set For Saturday
  • 03/29/11 - March proclaimed "Professional Purchasing Month"
  • 03/29/11 - National Volunteer Week Proclaimed in Ascension Parish
  • 03/29/11 - Scout Completes Project with Flag Dedication at Lamar-Dixon
  • 03/24/11 - Parish Mosquito Control Readies for Battle Using Traps
  • 03/23/11 - U.S. Capitol Flag Flies At Carver Primary
  • 03/15/11 - March Proclaimed as “American Red Cross Month in Ascension Parish”
  • 03/15/11 - March Proclaimed as “Disabilities Awareness Month in Ascension Parish”
  • 03/14/11 - Ascension Parish Waterways Reopened to Recreational Boat Traffic
  • 03/14/11 - Section Of LA 934 To Close For Bridge Repair
  • 03/11/11 - Ascension Parish Waterways Closed to Recreational Boat Traffic
  • 03/04/11 - Ascension Parish Government Offices Closed Tuesday To Observe Mardi Gras
  • 03/03/11 - Bayou Lafourche Bridge in Donaldsonville Reopened
  • 03/03/11 - March Recycling Road Show Set For Saturday
  • 03/01/11 - Bayou Lafourche Bridge in Donaldsonville Closed
  • 03/01/11 - Ascension Parish Hospitality Featured At Police Jury Convention
  • 02/28/11 - Recreation Department Readies Parish Ball Fields
  • 02/28/11 - Local Veterans Honored at Parish Council Meeting
  • 02/23/11 - Local Family Commended For Proper Vehicle Safety Restraint Use
  • 02/17/11 - Na Na Sha Honored At Parish Council Meeting
  • 02/17/11 - Parish Crews Rescue Dog From Drainage Line
  • 02/09/11 - Recycling Road Show February Numbers In
  • 02/07/11 - Retired Postal Worker Honored With Parish Proclamation
  • 02/07/11 - Ascension Parish Feb. 8 Utilities Meeting Cancelled
  • 02/03/11 - Ascension Parish Government Offices To Continue Normal Operations Friday
  • 02/03/11 - February Recycling Road Show Set For Saturday
  • 02/02/11 - West Ascension Drainage Meeting Cancelled Because of Weather
  • 02/02/11 - Ascension Parish Council Meeting Cancelled Because of Weather
  • 02/02/11 - Household Hazardous Materials Collection Event Deemed Successful
  • 02/01/11 - 1957 Gonzales High Basketball Team Honored
  • 01/31/11 - Scouts Harvest Vegetables for Baton Rouge Food Bank
  • 01/21/11 - Parish Finance Department Receives Second National Award
  • 01/19/11 - Air Force JROTC Instructor Receives Parish Recognition Certificate
  • 01/12/11 - Roddy Road Clearing, Grubbing To Begin
  • 01/11/11 - Ascension Parish Secretary to retire
  • 01/11/11 - Bobbie Blanchard lauded as 2010 Community Volunteer of the Year
  • 01/07/11 - Area Veterans to be honored by state, local officials
  • 01/06/11 - Ascension Parish Government Christmas Tree Recycle Event Slated
  • 2012 Archived Press Releases

  • 12/27/12 - Ascension Parish Government Christmas Tree Recycle Event Slated for Jan. 12-13
  • 12/27/12 - Recycling Road Show Set for Saturday, Jan. 5
  • 12/17/12 - Ascension Parish Government Office Hours During Holidays
  • 12/05/12 - Canine Counselor Joins Ascension Counseling Center Staff
  • 12/03/12 - Parish Workers Donate Blood
  • 11/28/12 - Parish President Gives Government Lesson To Galvez Primary Students
  • 11/27/12 - Developer Donates 10K Towards Subdivision Park
  • 11/26/12 - Recycling Road Show Set for Saturday, Dec. 1
  • 11/20/12 - Veterans Day Poster Contestants Lauded
  • 11/14/12 - River Road African American Museum to hold “Honoring Veterans Past and Present”
  • 11/05/12 - Ascension Parish Government Offices To Close Following Veterans Day
  • 10/31/12 - Flu Shots Available at Ascension Parish Health Unit in Gonzales
  • 10/29/12 - Recycling Road Show Set for Saturday, Nov. 3
  • 10/23/12 - Halloween Hours Set For Parish, Gonzales, Sorrento
  • 10/22/12 - Parish Bridge Will Close for Repairs
  • 10/22/12 - Ascension Parish Temporary Voting Precincts Location Change
  • 10/18/12 - Lanes For Change Public Information Meetings Slated
  • 10/18/12 - Parish Boat Launch to Close For Construction Improvements
  • 10/11/12 - Alligator Bayou Road to Open for Through Traffic
  • 10/05/12 - Aerial Mosquito Control Spraying Continues Friday Night in Ascension Parish
  • 10/04/12 - Aerial Mosquito Control Spraying Scheduled for Thursday Night in Ascension Parish
  • 10/01/12 - Recycling Road Show Set for Saturday, Oct. 6
  • 10/01/12 - Parish Finance Department Wins Industry Award
  • 10/01/12 - Ascension Parish Debris Removal Program Nearing Completion
  • 09/12/12 - FEMA/State Disaster Recovery Center Open at Lamar-Dixon
  • 09/11/12 - Have Vegetative Storm Debris Ready For Pick-Up, Officials Said
  • 09/10/12 - Ascension Parish Debris Removal Map Activated
  • 09/10/12 - Ascension Parish Waterways To Reopen To Recreational Boat Traffic
  • 09/07/12 - Parish Debris Pick-Up Schedule Updates On Parish Website Tuesday
  • 09/05/12 - Parish Debris Pick-Up Starts Monday
  • 09/05/12 - State Department of Child and Family Services Announces DSNAP Locations, Alphabetic Order of Service
  • 09/05/12 - Registration for Disaster Food Stamps Starts Wednesday
  • 09/04/12 - 2012 Louisiana Hot Air Balloon Championship Festival Slated for Sept. 21-23
  • 09/02/12 - Mosquito Control measures increasing to battle post storm influx
  • 09/01/12 - Isaac Update - 10 Update
  • 08/31/12 - Tropical Storm Isaac - 09 Update
  • 08/30/12 - Tropical Storm Isaac - 08 Update
  • 08/30/12 - August Senior Sock Hop Cancelled
  • 08/30/12 - Tropical Storm Isaac - 07 Update
  • 08/30/12 - Tropical Storm Isaac - 06 Update
  • 08/28/12 - Hurricane Isaac - 05 Update
  • 08/28/12 - Tropical Storm Isaac - 04 Update
  • 08/28/12 - Tropical Storm Isaac - 03 Update
  • 08/27/12 - Tropical Storm Isaac - 02 Update
  • 08/27/12 - Tropical Storm Isaac - 01 Update
  • 08/27/12 - Recycling Road Show Postponed Till Sept. 8
  • 08/14/12 - Solar-Powered Stop Sign Stolen, Information Sought
  • 08/07/12 - Prairieville Postmaster Retires
  • 08/02/12 - Parish Equipment Damaged, Information Sought From Public
  • 08/02/12 - Recycling Road Show Set for Saturday, August 4
  • 08/01/12 - State Officials Encourage Local Businesses to Sign Up With Emergency Information Website
  • 07/26/12 - Parish Council To Decide On Millage Rates On Aug. 2
  • 07/23/12 - Alligator Bayou Road to Close for Floodgate Repairs
  • 07/17/12 - Local Mosquitoes Test Positive for West Nile Virus, Parish Officials Warn
  • 07/05/12 - T. Baker Smith Sponsors Economic Development Family Meeting
  • 06/22/12 - Ascension Parish Government offices closed July 4 to observe Independence Day
  • 06/04/12 - Ascension Parish Emergency Preparedness Guide, Website Contain Valuable Information
  • 06/01/12 - Van Broussard Road To Close For Culvert Installations
  • 05/30/12 - Proposed Parish Road Program Presentation Now Posted On Parish Website
  • 05/30/12 - Hurricane Preparedness Items State Tax Free This Weekend
  • 05/29/12 - Gonzales Memorial Day Program Slated For May 28
  • 05/29/12 - Ascension Counseling Center Stop Smoking Classes Now Forming
  • 05/23/12 - Ascension Parish Governmental Offices Closed Monday to Observe Memorial Day
  • 05/21/12 - Parish President Presents Retiring Principal With Proclamation
  • 05/21/12 - Gonzales Receives Grant Funding From Parish For New Police Station
  • 05/18/12 - Second Public Meeting About Proposed Parish Road Program Scheduled for May 22
  • 05/17/12 - Bayou Grand South Subdivision Road Closed To Through Traffic For Sewer Repairs
  • 05/15/12 - New Online Mapping System Available From Parish
  • 05/15/12 - PCS Nitrogen Donates Equipment to Fire District #1
  • 05/11/12 - Sand and Bags Available to Parish Residents This Weekend
  • 05/10/12 - Public Input Meetings For Proposed Ascension Parish Road Program Slated
  • 05/09/12 - Parish Officials Expect Large Turnout For Household Hazardous Materials Collection Day
  • 04/30/12 - Ascension Parish Awarded Disaster Recovery Grant Funding For Several Projects
  • 04/27/12 - Recycling Road Show Set for Saturday, May 5
  • 04/23/12 - Faith and Patience Day Proclaimed in Ascension Parish
  • 04/23/12 - Parish President Proclaims May 13-19, 2012 as National Women’s Health Week
  • 04/23/12 - Parish President Proclaims May as National Black Rodeo Month in Ascension Parish
  • 04/23/12 - April Proclaimed as Bike Month in Ascension Parish
  • 04/11/12 - St. Amant Couple Presented With Parish Certificate Of Recognition
  • 04/09/12 - April Proclaimed as Child Abuse Prevention Month in Ascension Parish
  • 04/09/12 - Parish Council Votes in Opposition of State Health Department Changes
  • 04/04/12 - Dr. Schexnayder Lauded For Service At Parish Counseling Center
  • 04/03/12 - Relay For Life Slated in Ascension Parish
  • 04/02/12 - Parish President Gives Government Lesson At Duplessis Primary
  • 04/02/12 - Recycling Road Show Set for Saturday, April 7
  • 03/30/12 - Ascension Parish Governmental Offices Closed on Good Friday
  • 03/30/12 - Ascension Parish Recreation Department to Host Easter Egg Hunt in Donaldsonville
  • 03/26/12 - April Recognized As Autism Awareness Month in Ascension Parish
  • 03/26/12 - Roads Now Open For Traffic Around Geismar Plant
  • 03/22/12 - Ascension Parish President Declares State of Emergency
  • 03/21/12 - Ascension Parish Storm Damage Locations/Road Closures Confirmed
  • 03/21/12 - Sand and Bags Available At Four Ascension Parish Locations
  • 03/20/12 - March Proclaimed as American Red Cross Month
  • 03/20/12 - Parish President Proclaims March as Disabilities Awareness Month in Ascension Parish
  • 03/15/12 - Parish President Proclaims April 15-21, 2012 as National Volunteer Week in Ascension Parish
  • 03/15/12 - Day Care Health Certification Classes Offered
  • 03/12/12 - Parish Finance Department Wins Excellence Award Third Straight Year
  • 03/06/12 - Boat Dock Upgraded By Parish Crews
  • 03/05/12 - Boudreaux Road Closure On Wednesday
  • 02/28/12 - Ascension Catholic Cross Country Team Receives Parish Certificates For State Effort
  • 02/28/12 - Donaldsonville High School Teacher of the Year Recognized at Parish Council Meeting
  • 02/27/12 - Recycling Road Show Set for Saturday, March 3
  • 02/20/12 - Parish Skate Park Now Open
  • 02/17/12 - Ascension Parish Government Offices Closed Tuesday To Observe Mardi Gras
  • 02/15/12 - Donaldsonville Couple’s 65-Year Marriage Recognized at Parish Council Meeting
  • 02/14/12 - Local Quilter Offers Talent To State Bicentennial Project
  • 02/13/12 - Oak Grove Primary Students Sign Pledge of Allegiance
  • 02/13/12 - St. Amant Coach Receives Parish Award
  • 02/13/12 - East Ascension High School Coach Lauded For Career Wins
  • 02/10/12 - St. Amant Firefighter Recognized by Parish For Heroism
  • 02/07/12 - Parish Officials Confirm Saturday Skate Park Grand Opening
  • 02/02/12 - Ascension Parish Skate Park Grand Opening Postponed
  • 01/30/12 - February Recycling Road Show Set for Saturday
  • 01/26/12 - Parish To Hold Household Hazardous Materials Collection Day May 12
  • 01/24/12 - Parish Skate Park Grand Opening Slated for Feb. 4
  • 01/12/12 - Keystone of Galvez Subdivision Park Groundbreaking Held
  • 01/09/12 - Ascension Parish President, Council Sworn In
  • 2010 Archived Press Releases

     

  • 12/29/10 - Ascension Parish Government office hours to close for New Year’s Holiday
  • 12/07/10 - Student Interviews Parish President for School Project
  • 11/23/10 - Ascension Parish Offices to Close Thursday, Friday for Thanksgiving
  • 11/23/10 - Veterans Day Poster Winners Recognized at Parish Council Meeting
  • 11/22/10 - Ascension Parish Household Hazardous Materials Collection Day Slated for Dec. 11
  • 11/22/10 - Parish Officials visit Galvez Primary
  • 11/18/10 - Household Hazardous Materials Collection Day
  • 11/16/10 - Slalom Way Drive Entrance to Lakes At Ascension Crossing Subdivision To Close Permanently
  • 11/09/10 - LAFESTE Presents Check to Festival of Festivals
  • 11/04/10 - Parish Government receives grant funding for purchase of Lamar-Dixon
  • 11/03/10 - Ascension Parish Lifts Burn Ban
  • 11/02/10 - November 1-5 Proclaimed ChemFriends Week in Ascension Parish
  • 11/02/10 - Shell Chemical Hosts Ascension Economic Development Family Meeting
  • 10/19/10 - Mental Health Millage
  • 10/19/10 - Community Playground/Water Park Dream Becomes a Reality
  • 10/14/10 - Parish Emergency Director Receives Internationally Recognized Certification
  • 10/11/10 - Oak Grove Community Park to open Saturday, Oct. 16
  • 10/08/10 - Parish declares October Domestic Violence Awareness Month in Ascension
  • 10/06/10 - Parish Officials give local government lesson to Dutchtown Primary students
  • 10/06/10 - Ascension Parish President, Council Chairman Speak at Dutchtown Primary
  • 10/05/10 - Ascension Parish Supports Statewide Burn Ban
  • 09/24/10 - Trick-or-treat set for Oct. 31 throughout Ascension Parish
  • 09/17/10 - Photos from Sept. 16 Ascension Parish Council meeting
  • 09/15/10 - MASTER PLAN ALERT: Sept. 15 meeting moved to Oak Grove Primary
  • 09/14/10 - Join the party! Inaugural Festival of Festivals Nov. 11-14 at Lamar-Dixon
  • 09/13/10 - Work to begin Sept.13 to repave LA 932; lane closures, restrictions planned
  • 09/08/10 - Selection committee meeting set for household hazardous materials collection day
  • 09/03/10 - September Recycling Road Show set for Saturday
  • 09/03/10 - Ascension Parish offices closed Monday to observe Labor Day
  • 09/02/10 - Work to begin Sept. 7 to widen LA 22; lane closures, restrictions planned
  • 08/23/10 - Work on railroad crossing to close LA 44 on Aug. 28-29
  • 08/20/10 - Parish Council honors Vernon Schexnaydre at Aug. 19 meeting
  • 08/16/10 - Ascension Parish to honor Vernon ‘Coon’ Schexnaydre at Aug. 19 Council Meeting
  • 08/13/10 - Parish President Tommy Martinez speaks at Chamber of Commerce luncheon
  • 08/13/10 - Ascension Parish Selection Committee meeting set for Aug. 25
  • 08/12/10 - Fourth case of West Nile virus confirmed in Ascension Parish; officials advise precautions
  • 08/06/10 - Parish Council puts renewal vote for two library taxes on Nov. 2 ballot
  • 08/05/10 - Third case of West Nile virus confirmed in Ascension Parish
  • 08/04/10 - August Recycling Road Show set for Saturday, Aug. 7
  • 08/02/10 - UPDATE: Ascension Parish businesses eligible for SBA loans as result of oil spill
  • 07/30/10 - Ascension residents with special medical needs asked to sign up with OHSEP
  • 07/26/10 - Work to resume on LA 70 near Sunshine Bridge, July 27-30
  • 07/26/10 - DHH confirms two West Nile cases in Ascension Parish
  • 07/23/10 - Parish officials making preparations for Tropical Storm Bonnie
  • 07/22/10 - Parish officials monitoring tropical depression
  • 07/16/10 - July 16 declared Donald Songy Day in Ascension Parish
  • 07/15/10 - Railroad crossing repairs to close part of LA 70 near Sunshine Bridge, July 22-25
  • 07/15/10 - Recycling Road Show collects nearly four tons of material
  • 07/15/10 - Ascension Parish responds strongly to ‘Stuff the Bus’ campaign
  • 07/13/10 - Overlay project to affect traffic on LA 73 starting July 14
  • 07/13/10 - Ascension Parish Master Plan public meetings set for August and September
  • 07/02/10 - Ascension Parish Holds Health Fair for Employees
  • 06/30/10 - Ascension Parish offices closed Monday to observe Independence Day
  • 06/29/10 - Photos from June 24 ribbon cutting for west side wastewater treatment plant
  • 06/28/10 - Recycling Road Show moved to July 10
  • 06/19/10 - Photos from June 17 Ascension Parish Council Meeting
  • 06/18/10 - Pilez Mosquito Week set for June 20-26 in Ascension Parish
  • 06/16/10 - TRAFFIC ALERT: LA 30 closed near Gonzales
  • 06/16/10 - Audit finds Ascension Parish in strong financial position
  • 06/16/10 - Railroad crossing improvements to affect three Ascension Parish roadways
  • 06/10/10 - Summer-like heat arrives in Ascension Parish
  • 06/07/10 - Photo from June 3 Ascension Parish Council Meeting
  • 06/03/10 - Ascension Parish unveils of Mass Casualty Response Unit vehicle
  • 05/28/10 - Ascension Parish offices closed Monday to observe Memorial Day
  • 05/24/10 - Photos from May 20 Ascension Parish Council Meeting
  • 05/21/10 - Parish employees, families gather for Employee Appreciation Day
  • 05/14/10 - Volunteers again requested to help with Oak Grove Community Park playground
  • 05/11/10 - Ascension Parish hires John Vogt as director of Lamar-Dixon Expo Center
  • 05/10/10 - Parish President proclaims May “Older Americans Month” in Ascension Parish
  • 05/10/10 - Rotolo’s Prairieville donates $5,000 to Oak Grove Park Volleyball Court
  • 05/05/10 - Ascension Parish CAO Cedric Grant leaving for New Orleans post
  • 05/04/10 - Oak Grove Playground Community Build rescheduled for Saturday, May 8
  • 04/30/10 - Roddy Road reopened to traffic with April 29 ceremony
  • 04/28/10 - May Recycling Road Show set for Saturday, May 1
  • 04/27/10 - PUBLIC NOTICE - Community Block Grant Public Hearing
  • 04/26/10 - Oak Grove Playground Community Build set for Saturday, May 1
  • 04/26/10 - LA 429 to close April 28 for railroad crossing repairs
  • 04/23/10 - Parish officials speak to Lake Elementary fifth graders about environment
  • 04/19/10 - Council on Aging’s Second Annual Senior Prom set for Sunday, April 25
  • 04/16/10 - Acadian Waste Disposal donates $5,000 for new Oak Community Grove Park
  • 04/08/10 - Dutchtown second graders lead Council in Pledge of Allegiance
  • 04/05/10 - Skywarn weather spotter training session set for April 8
  • 03/30/10 - April Recycling Road Show rescheduled for Saturday, April 10
  • 03/29/10 - Ascension Parish Health Unit to offer blood pressure, glucose screenings
  • 03/26/10 - Ascension Parish offices to close for Good Friday
  • 03/25/10 - Fundraiser raises $850 for new Oak Community Grove Park
  • 03/23/10 - Ascension is again Louisiana’s fastest-growing parish
  • 03/19/10 - Home Rule Charter election set for May 1
  • 03/15/10 - Oak Grove Fundraiser set for March 22
  • 03/02/10 - President Martinez, parish officials take part in Read Across America Day
  • 02/24/10 - Council on Aging facility re-dedicated in Donaldsonville
  • 02/23/10 - UPDATE: Boil water advisory near Donaldsonville has been lifted
  • 02/22/10 - Parish dedicates Lamar-Dixon Main Arena for Robbie G. Savoy, Jr.
  • 02/22/10 - Boil water advisory in effect for area near Donaldsonville
  • 02/19/10 - Ascension Parish CFO, Finance department receives national honors
  • 02/19/10 - Ascension ranks as Louisiana’s 6th healthiest parish, tops in Capital region
  • 02/18/10 - Former Harlem Globetrotter will visit Ascension Parish
  • 02/15/10 - Ascension Parish offices closed Tuesday to observe Mardi Gras
  • 02/12/10 - 9:30 a.m. Friday: Ascension Parish monitoring winter weather as snow arrives
  • 02/11/10 - 4:30 p.m. Thursday: Ascension Parish monitoring winter weather conditions
  • 02/11/10 - Noon Thursday: Ascension Parish monitoring winter weather conditions
  • 02/09/10 - February Recycling Road Show pulls in nearly four tons of materials
  • 02/08/10 - Photos from recent Ascension Parish events
  • 02/04/10 - Prairieville fire chief Mark Stewart called to aid with Haiti earthquake recovery effort
  • 01/27/10 - Roddy Road turn lane construction now to begin Feb. 1
  • 01/22/10 - Nickens, Savoy, Eagle Scouts honored at Jan. 21 Parish Council meeting
  • 01/21/10 - Boil water order again lifted for West Bank communities
  • 01/20/10 - Boil water order reinstated for parts of Ascension Parish West Bank
  • 01/20/10 - Groundbreaking ceremony held at Oak Grove Community Park
  • 01/20/10 - Jan. 21 declared Cliff Nickens Day in Ascension Parish
  • 01/19/10 - Roddy Road turn lane construction to begin Jan. 25
  • 01/16/10 - Jan. 16 UPDATE: Remaining boil water orders lifted in Ascension Parish
  • 01/15/10 - Ascension Parish offices closed Monday to observe Martin Luther King Jr. Day
  • 01/14/10 - Entergy to shut down power for city of Gonzales late Thursday for repairs
  • 01/14/10 - Jan. 14 UPDATE: Boil water order lifted for Donaldsonville, others still in place
  • 01/13/10 - Jan. 13 UPDATE, 5 p.m.: State of emergency declared for West Bank; Bottled water distributed in Darrow, Modeste; boil water orders still in place, residents asked to conserve water
  • 01/13/10 - Jan. 13 UPDATE: State of emergency declared for West Bank; Bottled water distributed in Darrow, Modeste; boil water orders still in place, residents asked to conserve water
  • 01/12/10 - UPDATE: State of emergency declared for West Bank; Bottled water to be distributed Wednesday in Donaldsonville; boil water orders still in place, residents asked to conserve water
  • 01/12/10 - State of emergency declared for West Bank of Ascension Parish; boil water orders still in place, residents asked to conserve water
  • 01/11/10 - Boil water order for parts of West Bank, Darrow; all West Bank residents asked to conserve water
  • 01/11/10 - Boil water order continues for three areas, all West Bank residents asked to conserve water
  • 01/11/10 - Boil water order in effect for some west bank Ascension communities
  • 01/06/10 - Final public meetings set for Ascension Parish Comprehensive Plan
  • 01/04/10 - Ascension Parish Health Units to offer free H1N1 vaccinations Saturday, Jan. 9
  • 01/04/10 - Council Chairman Pat Bell participates in Prairieville groundbreaking ceremony
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