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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 »
  • Sorrento police chief going back on patrol

    January 13, 2014 9:50 AM

    SORRENTO, La. (AP) - Sorrento Police Chief Earl Theriot Jr. and his assistant chief will be on patrol, but without the special type of insurance coverages required for police patrols. Ascension Parish Sheriff Jeff Wiley and Sorrento Mayor Mike Lambert said Theriot told them he intends to start patrolling again... more »
  • Sorrento may ask sheriff for law enforcement

    October 23, 2013 9:45 AM

    SORRENTO, La. (AP) - The liability insurer of the Sorrento Police Department will cancel its coverage in mid-November, prompting town officials to consider whether to disband the department in favor of the Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office. Mayor Mike Lambert tells The Advocate Chief Earl Theriot Jr., an elected official, must... more »
  • Sorrento council settles EEOC claim

    October 3, 2012 8:04 AM

    SORRENTO, La. (AP) - The Sorrento Town Council has agreed to settle an Equal Employment Opportunity Commission complaint the current town maintenance supervisor brought against the town government more than two years ago. Tuesday's 4-0 vote followed a brief closed session attended by four councilmen, Mayor Wilson Longanecker Jr., employee... more »
  • Sorrento amends budget to cover $75,000 spent

    April 19, 2012 7:36 AM

    SORRENTO, La. (AP) - Overspending of nearly $75,000 has forced Sorrento officials to rework the town's 2011-12 budget. The Advocate reports the town council agreed on a 4-0 vote Tuesday to approve an ordinance amending the 2011-12 budget, reducing the amounts of some funds and increasing the total expenses and... more »
  • Sorrento may pay damage claims

    April 5, 2012 11:11 AM

    SORRENTO, La. (AP) - The Sorrento Town Council has voted 3-0 to pay claims by residents whose homes were flooded and soiled by backups from the town's troubled sewer system. The Advocate reports the vote Tuesday night gave Mayor Pro Tem Randy Anny authority to issue nearly $30,000 in checks... more »
  • Sorrento approves auditor for review

    September 8, 2011 9:40 AM

    SORRENTO, La. (AP) - The Sorrento Town Council has agreed to hire an accounting firm to conduct an extended audit of town finances after the state legislative auditor said more information is needed. Mayor Wilson Longanecker Jr. said during Tuesday's council meeting the state requested Faulk & Winkler LLC, the... more »
  • Sorrento raises garbage fee

    July 21, 2011 9:16 AM

    SORRENTO, La. (AP) - The Sorrento Town Council has approved an 11 percent monthly price increase for residents whose garbage is collected by Allied Waste Services. Effective Aug. 1, Allied Waste's monthly collection fee will increase from $18 to $20 per household. The Advocate report the council approved the increase... more »

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