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A&E 'Bonnie & Clyde' TV movie spotlights Donaldsonville
The aunt of a 12 year old girl police say was raped several times dating back to this summer still finds it difficult to find the words to describe her pain.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
One group withdraws charter application for Ascension; one remains
The Ascension Parish School Board learned on Sunday night that the organizers of a potential charter school have withdrawn their application for now, leaving only one applicant to make a presentation before the board.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
Ascension deputies arrest four people on drug counts
Ascension Parish sheriff's deputies arrested four people Wednesday on illegal drug counts after searching two homes on the parish's west bank.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
Donaldsonville to rebid public works building project
The City Council voted unanimously Tuesday to amend a cooperative endeavor agreement with Ascension Parish Government, allowing more time to acquire funding to build a new westbank parish public works building.
Fri Nov 22, 2013
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Deputies arrest 2 men in armed home invasion, seek 3rd suspect
Deputies reported they are still looking for Michael Stewart, 19, after arresting Irvin Jones, 27, and Joshua Jones, 26. All three men are from Donaldsonville.
Thu Nov 21, 2013
Donalsonville residents voice concerns about schools
A Donaldsonville resident questioned the responsiveness of both the Ascension Parish School Board and the local chapter of the NAACP to school concerns during a community meeting Thursday hosted by the NAACP.
Wed Nov 20, 2013
Three issued summons, accused of selling alcohol to underage person
Clerks at three different convenience stores were issued summons Tuesday night after selling alcohol to minors, according to the Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office.
Thu Nov 14, 2013
Ascension parents looking to turn around struggling schools
More than two dozen concerned parents of students enrolled in low-performing schools in Ascension Parish met with school administrators Thursday to discuss what can be done to turn around those schools.
Tue Nov 12, 2013
Donaldsonville officials want reply from Union Pacific to noise complaint
Councilmen asked City Attorney Chuck Long Tuesday to draft a letter to Union Pacific asking for a response to a previous request to curb loud noise coming from a local rail yard switching station.
The Town Talk
High school students learn about undergraduate research at conference
Twelve students from the Louisiana School for Math, Science and the Arts attended the fifth annual Undergraduate Research Conference held at Louisiana State University on Nov. 1. The goal of this conference was to promote undergraduate research at universities and community colleges.
Mon Nov 11, 2013
In Ascension, focus on improvement turns to west bank of Mississippi River
Even as Ascension Parish leaps to third in the state for school excellence following last month's release of school-district performance scores, schools in the mostly black community of Donaldsonville continue to struggle.
Man indicted in Ascension sex crimes
A 41-year-old former Ascension Parish man indicted last month for sexual activity with a teenage girl in Ascension has been arrested in St. Tammany Parish.
Sat Nov 09, 2013
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The Pointe Coupee Historical Society will hold a book fair from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the Julien Poydras Museum and Arts Center, 500 Main St., New Roads.
Fri Nov 08, 2013
Frais March marks new direction for LeBlanca s Food Store
With a family history in the grocery business going back more than a century, brothers Marcy LeBlanc Sr. and Randy LeBlanc begin a new era Tuesday with the opening of a 55,000-square-foot supermarket with a fresh-market concept.
Man indicted in Ascension sex crimes arrested in Slidell
A former Ascension Parish man indicted last month for sexual activity with a teenage girl in Ascension was arrested Friday in St. Tammany Parish, authorities said.