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Donaldsonville, Louisiana is located in Ascension Parish. Zip codes in Donaldsonville, LA include 70346. The median home price in Donaldsonville is $167,000. More Donaldsonville information.

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Wednesday Aug 27 | The Advocate

Work begins on Ascension Parish government complex

Advocate staff photo by David J. Mitchell -- An excavator digs up part of the site of the future Ascension Parish government complex on East Worthey Road in Gonzales Wednesday to prepare for laying the new building's foundation.

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Sun Aug 24, 2014

KSLA-TV Shreveport

Plans underway for renovation of historic park

Officials in Donaldsonville hope to have a detailed plan for improvements at the historic Crescent Park ready in early September and could advertise for bids on the project in October.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

The Advocate

Ascension sheriff says suspects being interviewed in teena s slaying

Investigators are interviewing a number of suspects in the slaying of 15-year-old Brandon Augusta, Sheriff Jeff Wiley said Friday afternoon, before a candlelight memorial organized by residents was held later that day in memory of the teen.

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The Advocate

Ascension council approves tax p.r. expense, amid debate

A $190,000 public outreach plan for a proposed 10-year, 5-mill property tax for recreation sparked debate Thursday among members of the Ascension Parish Council over the price tag.

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The Advocate

Ascension council agrees to new tax plan with Donaldsonville

The Ascension Parish Council on Thursday agreed to amend the way it collects sales tax revenues in portions of taxing districts annexed by municipalities, creating a small tax break for some shoppers.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

CMT.com

Swamp Pawn's Coy Gomez Dies in Louisiana

Coy Gomez, who gained national attention as a cast member of CMT's Swamp Pawn reality series, died Monday following a lengthy battle with cancer.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

KSLA-TV Shreveport

Body found in Donaldsonville missing 15-year-old

NTSB investigators are now saying there may have been engine problems on take-off for a small plane that crashed in a Natchitoches soybean field Sunday.

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BayouBuzz.com

Sheriff: Body found in Donaldsonville is missing teen Brandon Augusta

Augusta's body was found just a few days after he was reported missing. Brandon Augusta was last seen on Aug. 10 around 1 p.m. at his home.

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WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

Officials hope to soon learn the identity of Donaldsonville teen found dead

A 7-year-old boy is dead and his 11-year-old sister injured after the children were shot while riding in a car on Prescott Road late Saturday night.

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Sat Aug 16, 2014

KSLA-TV Shreveport

Baker chamber selects executive

The Advocate reports she will be responsible for all of the organization's activities, including implementing the city's economic development plan under auspices of the mayor's office.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

WBRZ

Donaldsonville mother says body found is her son

A Donaldsonville mother hadn't seen her 15-year-old son since last weekend and doesn't believe she'll see him alive again after sheriff's deputies found a body Thursday.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

The Advocate

Body found along levee in Donaldsonville

Ascension Parish sheriff's detectives are investigating the discovery of a body found along a levee in Donaldsonville on Thursday afternoon.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

The Advocate

Council chairmanship changes hands

There's been a changing of the guard in the leadership of the Ascension Parish Council, and more changes are likely in parish government.

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Tue Aug 12, 2014

BayouBuzz.com

Authorities seek missing Donaldsonville teen

Authorities are searching for 15-year-old Brandon Augusta, who was last seen at his Donaldsonville home around 1 p.m. on Sunday.

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WBRZ

Deputies search for missing Donaldsonville teen

Sheriff's deputies in Ascension Parish are actively searching for a teen who went missing from his residence in Donaldsonville.

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Mon Aug 11, 2014

The Advocate

Baker chamber names executive director

LaTania Anderson has been named executive director of the Baker Chamber of Commerce.

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Fri Aug 08, 2014

WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

Donaldsonville sprucing up city to attract visitors

The City of Donaldsonville is adding new attractions to its landscape to encourage visitors to return to its Historic Downtown District.

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Thu Aug 07, 2014

The Star

Former Marine paddles away two tours in Afghanistan

AP Photo/Gerald Herbert Joshua Ploetz retrieves gear from his canoe as he sets up camp along the Mississippi River, in Donaldsonville, Louisiana.

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Wed Aug 06, 2014

WBRZ

Families frustrated over fence surrounding graves

A fence, surrounding part of a graveyard, is at the center of a controversy that is headed to court in Ascension Parish.

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WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

Donaldsonville man arrested on multiple drug charges

A man was shot while trying to burglarize a house early Wednesday morning, according to investigators.

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