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  • Gonzales recall election will be held Dec. 6

    October 11, 2014 2:05 PM

    GONZALES, La. (AP) - A special recall election will be held Dec. 6 in Gonzales where voters will decide the political fates of City Councilmen Gary Lacombe and Timothy Vessel. The Advocate reports Gov. Bobby Jindal set the election date Friday. The Ascension Parish Registrar of Voters Office verified petitions... more »
  • Gonzales council to vote on overriding budget veto

    August 10, 2014 2:13 PM

    GONZALES, La. (AP) - A new round in the City Council's budget impasse with Gonzales Mayor Barney Arceneaux is set for Monday when council members are expected to vote on overriding the mayor's second veto. The Advocate reports that if the council overrides the mayor's latest veto, the matter ends... more »
  • Safety training center opens in Gonzales

    May 10, 2014 1:36 PM

    GONZALES, La. (AP) - Contract workers employed in the construction, power and petrochemical industries will be able to get federally mandated training at a new $2.8 million center in Gonzales. The Advocate reports the Alliance Safety Council's 11,000-square-foot center is in the Edenborne Development in Ascension Parish. Alliance, a Baton... more »
  • Gonzales robbery spree ends with arrest

    January 14, 2014 9:25 AM

    GONZALES, La. (AP) - A 33-year-old New Orleans man has been booked on six counts of first-degree robbery stemming from holdups at Gonzales restaurants and stores from late October through last week. Sgt. Steven Nethken tells The Advocate Barney Powell Bynum Jr. was arrested Friday after being spotted by a... more »
  • Gonzales councilman found guilty of misdemeanor

    December 12, 2013 9:00 AM

    GONZALES, La. (AP) - Gonzales City Councilman Timothy Vessel Sr. has been convicted of misdemeanor attempted theft of utilities in a six-hour trial. The Advocate reports Judge Marilyn Lambert fined Vessel $100 plus court costs on Wednesday. If he fails to pay the fine by Feb. 12, he will have... more »
  • Man accused of shooting pregnant woman in Gonzales

    August 15, 2013 9:08 AM

    GONZALES, La. (AP) - Ascension Parish sheriff's deputies say an eight-months-pregnant woman hit by gunfire was rushed to a hospital where she underwent emergency delivery of her baby and surgical treatment of her bullet wounds. Deputies tell The Advocate 25-year-old Kenyia Houston, of Gonzales, and her newborn baby are both... more »
  • Gonzales roundabouts planned for La. Highway 30

    July 23, 2013 10:24 AM

    GONZALES, La. (AP) - After more than a year of studies, a plan for roundabouts on La. 30 near Interstate 10 could be coming public soon. Gonzales City Engineer Jackie Baumann tells The Advocate she and other city officials have worked with the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development for... more »
  • Gonzales man dies in boat crash

    June 24, 2013 8:12 AM

    GIBSON, La. (AP) - Wildlife and Fisheries agents say a 38-year old Gonzales man died after the boat he was operating crashed into a bank in Barge Canal near Bob's Bayou Black Marina in Gibson. Adam Einck, a Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries spokesman, tells The Advocate Buddy Ray... more »
  • Engineer to unveil Gonzales roads plan draft

    September 25, 2012 8:07 AM

    GONZALES, La. (AP) - Gonzales officials are a few weeks away from unveiling a comprehensive transportation improvement plan that includes upgrades to many of city's major roads. The Advocate reports Glenn Shaheen, a consultant and engineer working on the transportation plan, called The Go Program, presented a preliminary report to... more »
  • State Police: Man dies in Gonzales crash

    August 28, 2012 9:01 AM

    GONZALES, La. (AP) - State police say an unidentified man died after a crash on La. Highway 30 north of Interstate 10 in Gonzales. Trooper Russell Graham said the man's name was not released because troopers are still trying to notify his next of kin. Graham said the man was... more »
  • Gonzales girl hit by train dies

    May 2, 2012 7:53 AM

    GONZALES, La. (AP) - Gonzales police say a 7-year-old girl died at a hospital after she was hit by a train. Sgt. Steven Nethken tells The Advocate the girl, whose identity was not released, was on her way home from a park Tuesday evening with her 14-year-old sister and two... more »
  • Gonzales annexes 400-acre tract

    March 27, 2012 8:37 AM

    GONZALES, La. (AP) - The Gonzales City Council has unanimously approved annexation of about 400 acres fronting Interstate 10 that could be a prime location for future commercial development. Mayor Barney Arceneaux tells The Advocate the annexation plans for the tract have to be presented to the U.S. Department of... more »
  • Teenager killed in Gonzales shooting

    March 12, 2012 7:44 AM

    GONZALES, La. (AP) - Gonzales police are investigating a fatal shooting that stemmed from a fight at the Geismar Community Center. Sgt. Steven Nethken tells The Advocate a 17-year-old girl, 18-year-old boy and an unidentified shooter were involved in a large fight at the community center around 11:45 p.m. Saturday.... more »
  • Gonzales home invasion: 2 dead, 1 seriously hurt

    February 20, 2012 9:33 AM

    GONZALES, La. (AP) - Ascension Parish Sheriff Jeff Wiley says a 74-year-old man and a 50-year-old man were killed in an apparent home invasion in Gonzales, and a 72-year-old woman was fighting for her life. WBRZ-TV and WAFB-TV report that deputies were sent to the house late Saturday because relatives... more »
  • Gonzales airport updating runway lighting

    January 6, 2012 9:44 AM

    GONZALES, La. (AP) - The Louisiana Regional Airport south of Gonzales is getting a new lighting system. George Rodeillat, vice president of the Ascension-St. James Airport Authority, says the $642,000 project will replace an antiquated runway lighting system with a new system using energy-saving LED lights. Rodeillat said Thursday the... more »
  • Plan to relocate RPCC to Gonzales moving forward

    July 15, 2011 10:09 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - The groundwork is about to begin to relocate the River Parishes Community College to Gonzales. The newly signed, $2 million purchase agreement allocates 43 acres of a planned Edenborne community development to the River Parishes Community College. RPCC is now in Sorrento. The development, more... more »
  • Gonzales woman dies in St. Landry Parish Crash

    October 18, 2010 10:23 AM

    OPELOUSAS, La. (AP) - State police say a vehicle 21-year-old Gonzales woman was killed in a one-vehicle accident in St. Landry Parish. The accident happened at 2:57 a.m. Saturday on La. Highway 103 northwest of Opelousas. Troopers say Tabatha Guidin's car failed to negotiate a curve, ran off the road,... more »
  • Three Teens Arrested for Arson

    October 18, 2010 9:49 AM

    Gonzales LA, State Fire Marshal H. Butch Browning, announced today that his office arrested three juveniles in connection with a fire that was set to a vacant mobile home in Gonzales and spread to another occupied residence. The Gonzales Fire Department responded to a reported trailer fire located at 8544... more »
  • Gonzales seeks Grant for New Police Station

    October 12, 2010 7:44 AM

    GONZALES, La. (AP) - The Gonzales City Council has approved a resolution to work with the Ascension Parish government on a $1 million Community Development Block Grant that will help fund a new police station. The city has also set aside $3 million in its capital outlay budget to fund... more »
  • Gonzales Cops Catch Alleged 'Brownie Bandit'

    August 28, 2010 4:25 PM

    GONZALES, La. (AP) - Bond is set at $90,000 for an 18-year-old Gonzales man accused of being the "Brownie Bandit" who repeatedly broke into a bakery, taking a gross of brownies and leaving crumbs and broken windows. Gonzales police say Jamon J. Simoneaux had a bag full of brownies when... more »
  • BP Distribution Center Moves to Gonzales

    July 27, 2010 6:36 PM

    The Lamar Dixon Expo Center in Gonzales has hosted everything from rodeos to monster truck shows, but now it's playing a key role in BP's oil spill clean up. Kyle Rogers, the Events and Operation Manager at the Lamar Dixon Expo Center, said "we are just very pleased and... more »
  • Arrest Made in Gonzales Hit and Run

    June 1, 2010 7:30 AM

    GONZALES, La. (AP) - Ascension Parish sheriff's deputies have arrested a Gonzales man in the hit-and-run of a 15-year-old boy who was riding his bike. Deputies say 43-year-old Lawrence J. Furlow is accused of hitting the boy shortly before 2 a.m. Saturday near Steven's Park. The boy was taken to... more »
  • Gonzales Council Cuts Pay Raises

    May 25, 2010 9:12 AM

    GONZALES, La. (AP) - The Gonzales City Council has approved a measure to reduce the rate at which annual merit raises are given to city employees. The ordinance, approved Monday, brings city regulations governing pay raises in line with changes laid out in the 2011 budget. The change reduced the... more »
  • Fema Trailer Auction In Gonzales

    December 2, 2009 2:36 PM

    GONZALES, La. (AP) - The Lamar-Dixon Expo Center will host a public auction of about 400 FEMA trailers and mobile homes beginning at 10 a.m. Saturday, parish officials said Tuesday. The auction is a small part of Ascension Parish government's developing strategy to find revenue-producing events for the equestrian and... more »

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