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Gonzales, Louisiana is located in Ascension Parish. Zip codes in Gonzales, LA include 70707, and 70737. The median home price in Gonzales is $184,900 which is roughly $107/per square foot. More Gonzales information.

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2 hrs ago | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

Organizers say Gonzales recall petition has required signatures

Organizers of the SaveGonzales petition effort to recall two Gonzales council members told WAFB Thursday the group has the signatures required to submit the petition to the Ascension Parish Registrar of Voters.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

The Advocate

LeBlanc: Gonzales recall organizers have needed signatures

The chairman of a recall effort to unseat Gonzales city councilmen Gary Lacombe and Timothy Vessel said Wednesday the organizers now have the number of signatures needed to place the matter on the ballot.

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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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WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

Ascension Parish Council breaks ground on new governmental complex

Work is officially underway at the site of a future governmental complex in Ascension Parish.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

The Advocate

Summit Electric Suppky starts Gonzales construction

The facility will include 50,000 square feet of warehouse space - nearly twice the capacity of Summit's current Gonzales location on West Orice Roth Road.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

The Advocate

Gonzales police accuse two in fuel theft scheme

City police officers have arrested a U.S. Environmental Services supervisor and a Gonzales man in a kick-back scheme that rang up nearly $1,500 in unauthorized fuel purchases on a company fuel card.

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Sun Aug 24, 2014

The Advocate

Bayou, alligators new scenery for California staff working in Sorrento

The alligator in the pond and the bayou running through the campus are included in the rent for the Los Angeles-based nonprofit that's made Sorrento the headquarters for its Louisiana charter school operations.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

The Advocate

Ascension school board, judicial and Sorrento races promise an interesting election season

C.J. Martin, a machinist and U.S. Navy veteran, is one of three candidates seeking to replace convicted former Sorrento Police Chief Earl Theriot Jr. on Nov. 4. But Martin, who qualified Friday and has no law enforcement experience, said that if elected, he will resign as chief if voters also decide separately to do away with the town's Police ... (more)

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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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Wed Aug 20, 2014

WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

Gonzales councilmen hire attorney to fight rezoning lawsuit

Three councilmen in the City of Gonzales who are being sued over their decision not to rezone a piece of land have hired their own attorney.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

KSLA-TV Shreveport

No charge in case of SUV that hit fishing children

All eastbound lanes are still clogged Tuesday evening on W. Bert Kouns Industrial Loop near Shreveport's Southwest corner after a tree fell across the roadway.

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WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

Gonzales councilmen call special meeting to ask for money to hire attorney to defend lawsuit

A 26-year-old woman from Denham Springs walked away with the top prize at the Ride the Bull fishing tournament in Grand Isle this weekend.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

Fatal pedestrian crash shuts down section of LA 431 in Ascension Parish

Authorities are on the scene of a fatal crash that has shut down a section of highway in Ascension Parish.

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Sat Aug 16, 2014

The Advocate

Pam's Party Line for Aug. 17, 2014

Last week was quiet until we got to the weekend, with two events on Saturday night and one on Sunday.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

The Advocate

St. James man found guilty of trying to kill pregnant ex-girlfriend

An Ascension Parish jury has found a St. James Parish man guilty in the attempted slaying of his pregnant ex-girlfriend and their unborn child last year, prosecutors said Friday.

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Tue Aug 12, 2014

WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

City of Gonzales remains without a budget as tension builds between mayor and some council members

The founder and owner of Red Jacket Firearms in Baton Rouge, LA was arrested Saturday.

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Mon Aug 11, 2014

The Advocate

Gonzales mayor, city council sued over zoning request

Minutes after the Gonzales City Council meeting ended Monday night, a sheriff's deputy served the mayor and members of the council with a lawsuit over a zoning request the council refused to approve earlier in the meeting.

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Fleet Management Employee Arrested for Theft

According to sheriff's investigators, Corey Richard, 36, a former fleet management employee of Acension Parish in Gonzales, La., was arrested for stealing approximately 2,007 gal of fuel during June using parish fuel cards.

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Fri Aug 08, 2014

The Advocate

Baton Rouge police and fire briefs for Aug. 9, 2014

Under the pretense of meeting for dinner on June 21, police said, Germany Harvey, 23, upon arrival brandished a knife at another man, robbed him of his wallet, stabbed him in the arm, tied his hands and stuffed him into the trunk of a 1994 Honda Accord that belonged to Harvey's girlfriend.

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Wed Aug 06, 2014

WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

Pecan Grove Primary School implements new programs to enrich learning

Students in Ascension Parish headed back to school on Wednesday and at Pecan Grove Primary School in Gonzales, teachers have been waiting for this day for weeks.

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