4 hrs ago
Acadiana delegation names new officers
The Acadiana Legislative Delegation has elected its officers for the current legislative session and St. Landry Parish is well represented.
Trending on the Topix Network
Sat Mar 15, 2014
The Modesto Bee
Rezoning decision draws fire from chamber
The Advocate reported that in an email to Mayor Barney Arceneaux, chamber chairman Matthew Pryor and president Sherrie Despino say the council turned its back on economic prosperity.
Fri Mar 14, 2014
Lingerie Store in Louisiana Accepts EBT Cards as Payment
A lingerie store in Louisiana applied for and was approved to accept EBT cards as a form of payment.
Thu Mar 13, 2014
Raw Story Totally Busts Reason in the Great Dildo War of 2014
Reason in the great dildo war of 2014.' data-via="reason" data-size="small" data-url="http://reason.com/r/YVx" data-counturl="http://reason.com/blog/2014/03/13/raw-story-totally-busts-reason-in-the-gr" data-show-count="true" data-lang="en">Share on Twitter Reason on our report that Lousiana residents swarm the state's sex shops to stock up on ... (more)
Jury convicts Gonzales man in drunk driving fatal crash
A 30-year-old Gonzales man accused of driving drunk was convicted of vehicular homicide Thursday for a crash in fall 2012 that killed a Prairieville woman.
Man involved in deadly 3-vehicle crash found guilty
Posted: Mar 13, 2014 2:58 PM by Brian Waldrep Updated: Mar 13, 2014 2:58 PM Source: Ascension Parish Court Clerk PRARIEVILLE- A man involved in a three-vehicle crash in Ascension Parish that claimed the life of a Prarieville woman, has been found guilty of vehicular homicide.
Buy Dildos on the Taxpayer Dime in Louisiana
Looks like it's edible underwear and jelly-bean flavored lube for dinner again tonight, kids! Actually, though they're most associated with food stamps, EBT cards serve as a repository for a host of state and federal assistance mechanisms, including cash benefits from the federal government which can be used relatively open-endedly.
Wed Mar 12, 2014
Ascension chamber blasts Gonzales council over rezoning vote
The heads of the Ascension Parish Chamber of Commerce is excoriating the City Council over its recent refusal to rezone a tract of land that would have been home to a major new business.
WAFB-TV Baton Rouge
Ascension Sheriff's office needs help identifying armed robbery suspect
Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office need help identifying a suspect who robbed the Advanced Auto Parts Store on Highway 44 in Gonzales on March 8. According to Lt.
Tue Mar 11, 2014
Sorrento officials working to address audit concerns
Mayor Mike Lambert told the Town Council Tuesday that city officials are working on a plan to address issues raised in an audit about thousands of dollars in delinquent utility bills and traffic fines that have gone uncollected.
Mon Mar 10, 2014
Community News for March 11, 2014
Area Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority chapters celebrated 106 years at their annual Founders' Day luncheon Feb. 15 at the Renaissance Hotel.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
Cassidy holding town hall meeting in Gonzales on senior issues
Rep. Bill Cassidy will meet with senior citizens in a town hall meeting from 3:15 p.m. to 4:15 p.m. Monday at the Azalea Estates Assisted Living and Retirement Community, 2305 S. Purpera Ave. Senior citizens don't have to be a resident of Azalea Estates to attend.
Continue reading a '
A Gonzales man has been booked on counts of domestic abuse battery, second-degree battery and false imprisonment, after holding a woman against her will for several hours, according to the Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Proposed bill would allow homeless families to access state child care system
A homeless woman is bundled up in a blanket at the bus stop at the corner of Washington and St. Charles Ave. in New Orleans Monday March 11, 2013.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Audit says Sorrento lacking in collecting unpaid bills, fines
The town of Sorrento is having trouble collecting from its utility customers and from drivers who receive tickets issued from a now largely idled Police Department.
Armed robber sought in Ascension Parish
Investigators said they're looking for a the armed man who held up a Dollar General Store in Gonzales this week.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Gonzales airport's extended runway to draw more business
"We've come a long way. We started with nothing." Robert Jackson, longtime member of the Ascension-St.
Man accused of holding elderly parents captive
GONZALES -- Deputies say an elderly Gonzales couple's son is accused of holding them captive in their own home for five days until their granddaughter came to their rescue.
Teen party with alcohol, pot gets mom arrested
Ascension Parish sheriff's deputies have arrested a woman and her 15-year-old son in connection with a Feb. 21 teen party where alcohol, marijuana and marijuana pipes were found.
Sat Mar 01, 2014
WAFB-TV Baton Rouge
Firefighters battle Friday evening house fire in Baker
A one-mile traffic congestion has changed into an 8-mile back-up because of an accident that happened earlier on the I-12 East at LA-447 in Walker.