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  • 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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