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Police Reports 6-18-13
St. Mary Parish Sheriff Mark Hebert reported the following arrests this morning.
Mon Jun 17, 2013
Smiley: A friend indeed
"He's able to walk and run, but his leg does tire easily and he can't always do everything he would like to do.
Sun Jun 16, 2013
Ascension solicits input on sewer plan
Ascension Parish officials hope to give information out and get some in return during a pair of public meetings this week regarding a proposed parishwide sewer project.
Sat Jun 15, 2013
Photos: Explosion at Williams Olefins
Photo provided by Aviation Specialist -- Crews battle a fire at the Williams Olefins Plant off La.
Fri Jun 14, 2013
Timeline to reopen facility unknown
A Williams Olefins plant manager said Friday company officials had "absolutely no idea" how long it will take to get the Geismar chemical plant running, while authorities investigate the cause of a massive Thursday explosion that killed two and injured more than 100.
Harvey college student living out his dreams of performing
The cast of 'Only in America' includes, front row, from left, Grace Brumfield of Prairieville and Catherine Mahan of Gonzales; center row, from left, DeAngelo Renard of Mandeville, Sarah Roberts of Harrison, Tenn., Hannah Williams and Taylor James of Baton Rouge and Tyler Price Robinson of Harvey; and back row from left, Johnathan Portier of ... (more)
The Las Vegas Sun
OSHA probing deadly blast at Louisiana chemical plant
A chemical plant fire is seen in this aerial photo about twenty miles southeast of Baton Rouge, in Geismer, La., Thursday, June 13, 2013.
Thu Jun 13, 2013
Plant explosion puts hospital workers to test
Patients poured into the emergency triage center at St. Elizabeth Hospital in Gonzales, one after another, for hours Thursday morning following the Williams Olefins chemical plant explosion in Geismar, officials said.
Around Ascension for June 14, 2013
Advocate staff photo by ADAM LAU -- David Mitchell, Darlene Denstorff, and Bret McCormick, from left, at The Advocate's River Parishes Bureau in Gonzales on Thursday, Jan. 17, 2013.
Explosion at Louisiana chemical plant, 25 people reported injured
A large explosion at a Louisiana chemical plant Thursday has drawn emergency response, and authorities say more than two dozen people could have been injured in the blast.
Tue Jun 11, 2013
Ascension sheriff sues company over roof leaks
Ascension Parish Sheriff Jeff Wiley has sued Mandeville-based builder Devier Construction LLC and two insurers over a new $3.3 million training center with persistent roof leaks.
Mon Jun 10, 2013
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A volunteer group that worked for more than three years to bring a park for special-needs children to the city of Gonzales could break ground on it this September.
Topcor considering building new offices
Topcor Companies, a local industrial contractor, has purchased 9.75 acres along Highland Road, near the Airline Highway intersection, and is considering building a new office there.
Sat Jun 08, 2013
Gonzales delays approval of development
A car wash fundraiser is under way in Shreveport to help raise money to pay for the care of a recent Byrd High School graduate seriously injured in a wreck on Clyde Fant Parkway last month A car wash fundraiser is under way in Shreveport to help raise money to pay for the care of a recent Byrd High School graduate seriously injured in a wreck on ... (more)
Fri Jun 07, 2013
Martha Nell Sanford Dyson
Martha Nell Sanford Dyson died suddenly at her home in Gonzales on Thursday, June 6, 2013, at the age of 78. She was a native of South Carolina and a former resident of Morgan City and Berwick.
The Town Talk
La. DOTD Aviation announces Aviation Career Education Camp program set for July
The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development's Aviation Section is pleased to announce the Louisiana Aviation Career Education Camp Program.
Wed Jun 05, 2013
Zachary Plainsman News
Louisiana donates food to tornado victims
Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry Commissioner Mike Strain, D.V.M., announced Louisiana companies are donating a significant amount of food and supplies to a food bank in Moore, Oklahoma following the devastating tornado there.
Tue Jun 04, 2013
Pulling out all her Southern style
When Crazy Legs Production was searching for a Southern host for its new series, "Southern Fried Homicide," it sounded like something right up the Gonzales native's alley.
Academy of the Sacred Heart at Grand Coteau Class of 2013
The Academy of the Sacred Heart at Grand Coteau held its one hundred and ninety-first graduation for the 25 members of the Class of 2013 on May 31.
St. John Parish crime report, June 4
Seth M. Martin, 34, Little Creek Drive, Gonzales, LA, was arrested on 6/3/2013 and booked with theft-auto over $500. Trey D. Creecy, 27, St.