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  • Industrial boom driving Ascension Parish

    September 7, 2014 1:14 PM

    DONALDSONVILLE, La. (AP) - More than 2,000 construction workers are building a $2.1 billion expansion of CF Industries' nitrogen complex in Ascension Parish. The 100-acre addition to the nation's largest nitrogen plant is expected to be completed in 2016. More than 17,000 pilings have been driven into the ground to... more »
  • Passenger Killed in Two Vehicle Ascension Parish Crash

    July 20, 2014 12:23 AM

    Gonzales - Shortly before 1:45 pm on July 19, 2014, Troopers from Louisiana State Police Troop A began investigating a two vehicle fatal crash that occurred on LA Hwy 74 at LA Hwy 938 (KC Road) in Ascension Parish. The crash took the life of 22 year old Patrick G.... more »
  • Sorrento woman killed in Ascension Parish crash

    February 5, 2014 7:57 AM

    GONZALES, La. (AP) - State police are investigation a two-vehicle accident in Ascension Parish that took the life of a Sorrento woman. The accident happened around 5 p.m. Tuesday on La. Highway 931. Trooper Jared Sandifer says car driven by 25-year-old Ramsey A. Ogwynn cross the center line and struck... more »
  • Ascension Parish solicits input on sewer plan

    June 17, 2013 9:07 AM

    GONZALES, La. (AP) - Ascension Parish officials hope to give information out and get some in return during a pair of public meetings this week regarding a proposed parish-wide sewer project. The first meeting will be from 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Monday at the Lamar-Dixon Expo Center gymnasium in... more »
  • Ascension Parish schools expand iPad use

    July 9, 2012 7:27 AM

    DONALDSONVILLE, La. (AP) - The Ascension Parish school system could become one of the first districts in the state to hand a personal computing device to each of its middle and high school students. The Advocate reports the school district is expanding its "one-to-one" technology program for the 2012-13 school... more »
  • Ascension Parish workers arrested on theft charge

    January 13, 2012 10:04 AM

    GONZALES, La. (AP) - Gonzales Police have arrested two Ascension Parish Drainage Department employees for theft after they were caught removing toilet paper from a restroom in Jambalaya Park. The Advocate reports 50-year-old Lawrence Morris, of Napoleonville, and 25-year-old Corey Breaux, of Donaldsonville, are believed to be behind a rash... more »
  • 2 drainage projects begin in Ascension Parish

    August 15, 2011 10:15 AM

    GONZALES, La. (AP) - More than 30 years after Amite River floods swamped eastern Ascension Parish, the parish is now embarking on the second major leg of flood-control projects financed solely with local funds. The Advocate reports the idea is to build a series of levees, floodgates and pump stations... more »
  • Ascension Parish slaying suspect indicted

    June 17, 2011 9:28 AM

    GONZALES, La. (AP) - An Ascension Parish grand jury has indicted a 20-year-old man accused in a May 4 slaying at Suthern Kumfort's Lounge in Prairieville. Assistant District Attorney Ben Johnson tells The Advocate the grand jury returned the second-degree murder indictment Thursday against Zachary Pusch of Prairieville in the... more »
  • Man's body found in Ascension Parish field

    February 4, 2011 9:28 PM

    LEMANNVILLE, La. (AP) - An 88-year-old man with Alzheimer's disease has been found dead in an open field in Ascension Parish. The Sheriff's Office issued a statement Friday identifying the man as Joseph Green, of Donaldsonville. Authorities say Green was reported missing by his son early Thursday. The sheriff's office... more »
  • Woman Booked in Boyfriend's Death

    September 16, 2010 11:13 AM

    Ascension Parish authorities have arrested a 22-year-old woman in the stabbing death of her boyfriend. Sheriff's Chief Criminal Deputy Tony Bacala says deputies were called to investigate reports of a stabbing at a Donaldsonville mobile home park Tuesday night. When they arrived, Bacala said deputies found 38-year-old Brian Keith Norris... more »

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