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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 $179,900 which is roughly $105/per square foot. More Gonzales information.

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Thursday | The Advocate

Ascension moving ahead with new administrative complex

Ascension Parish government officials are going forward with a nearly $6.5 million administrative complex though bids came in almost $1.5 million more expensive than planned.

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Thursday | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

Police: Men caused $700 in damage to vending machines, but only got away with $1

Gonzales Police need your help identifying two men suspected of breaking into vending machines at a local hotel.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

The Advocate

Witnesses: Reckless driving preceded fatal crash

A Baton Rouge woman convicted last summer in a horrific Interstate 10 crash that killed two adults and three young children testified Wednesday that a St. Landry Parish man tailed her for 10 miles and then tried to pass her on the shoulder before clipping her vehicle, shooting across the median and colliding with the car carrying the five victims.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

WBRZ

Gonzales PD look to ID accused credit card thief

Police asked for the public's help identifying a man who used a stolen credit card on July 4 at a convenience store in Gonzales.

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WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

Gonzales police looking for man using stolen credit card

The Gonzales Police Department need your help in identifying a male who used a stolen credit card on June 4 at a local convenience store.

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Sun Jul 06, 2014

The Advocate

Man wanted in fatal stabbing in Ascension

The Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office is searching for a man accused of a fatal stabbing inside a mobile home just outside of Gonzalez and then, with bloody knife in hand, chasing another person throughout the trailer park.

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Thu Jul 03, 2014

The Advocate

Smiley: Why we a oefledgea

"When Barbara questioned her about this, Carrie fiercely declared that a 'fledge' was a very serious promise, and that since she didn't understand one word of what was being said, she wasn't going to be 'fledging.'

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The Advocate

Traffic Alert: Congestion building in two separate areas on Interstate 10

The center lane is blocked on 1-10 west on the Mississippi River Bridge because of a stalled tractor trailer, and a right lane is blocked on I-10 westbound at La.

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Wed Jul 02, 2014

The Advocate

Rebecca Gonzalez, left, Aronis Gonzalez, Austin Rashall and Mark Shane Gonzalez.

Ascension Parish sheriff's deputies have arrested six people, including two underage teenagers, this week after an investigation into a Saturday shooting at a house party that had been promoted on social media and spiraled out of control.

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Mon Jun 30, 2014

The Advocate

St. Amant mom asks for help in finding runaway daughter

A St. Amant mother is asking for the public's help in finding her 14-year-old daughter who apparently ran away with a teenage friend.

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The Advocate

Smiley: The $10 adventure

Parker St. Amant, of Lafayette, says, "Back in 1936, my 16-year-old brother Ceeps was hitchhiking all over the country with his best buddy, Charles MacMurdo.

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KSLA-TV Shreveport

Bids high on Ascension government building

Bids for new consolidated Ascension Parish government offices in Gonzales have come in about $1.3 million more than officials set aside for the project.

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Wed Jun 25, 2014

The Times-Picayune

Brother and sister killed in Prairieville accident loved fishing, family

At least once a week David Lanus of Geismar took his two eldest children, Faria, 9, and Daylon, 6, to some bayou in Ascension Parish to drop a line.

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Mon Jun 23, 2014

WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

Gonzales leaders trying to pass a budget

A nationwide operation by the FBI to address commercial child sex trafficking led to the recovery of 167 children who were being victimized through prostitution.

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Fri Jun 20, 2014

The Times

Louisiana National Guard members return

The Louisiana Army National Guard's 844th Engineer Company and 1021st Engineer Company returned to relatives and friends during welcome-home events statewide Wednesday.

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Thu Jun 19, 2014

The Advocate

Third suspect arrested in June 1 slaying in Donaldsonville

The third and final suspect wanted in the June 1 slaying of a Donaldsonville man surrendered to authorities late Wednesday evening.

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Wed Jun 18, 2014

The Times-Picayune

Snubbed by airlines after Kuwait mission, Louisiana National Guard soldiers arrive home by bus

Soldiers in a Louisiana National Guard unit that deployed last year for a construction mission in Kuwait returned home from Texas Wednesday, ending a more than 15-hour bus ride because no airline would provide a charter flight.

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The Times-Picayune

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Sgt. Katie Triche, an automated logistical specialist with the Louisiana National Guard's 1021st Engineer Company, hugs her son, Elijah, as she returns from Kuwait at a welcome-home event at Jackson Barracks on Wednesday .

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Mon Jun 16, 2014

The Advocate

Ascension School Board to consider nearly $219 million 2014-15 budget

Ascension Parish's 2,800 full-time public school employees will receive their first permanent pay raise since 2008 and 5,200 more students will get laptops or tablets if the School Board approves a nearly $219 million budget proposed for fiscal year 2014-15.

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Fri Jun 13, 2014

WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

Family, friends say goodbye to former State Rep. Melvin Irvin

Irvin's funeral was held at the Christian Assembly Full Gospel Church in Gonzales Friday afternoon.

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