Wednesday Jul 23
Nov. election will decide fate of Sorrento Police Dept.
Voters will decide the future of the town Police Department in a special election Nov. 4 called Tuesday by the Town Council.
Smiley: A small kindness
Tom Cagley tells of going to the post office on Perkins Road to mail a present to his granddaughter in Virginia.
Canal digging projects, pump station improvements to reduce Ascension flooding
The first batch of new drainage improvements Ascension Parish officials say could help lessen future flooding from the kind of intense rains that fell in late May and early June are expected to cost nearly $10 million.
Three sentenced to life in prison in 2013 slaying in Sorrento
Three men convicted of second-degree murder in the January 2013 slaying of Baton Rouge man Gerald "Butta" Wilkins in Sorrento have received mandatory life sentences, attorneys said Tuesday.
Smiley: Language barrier
Robert DeBate, of Sorrento, has come up with a way to deal with the bottom-feeders of the marketing world: Paul Major comments on an Advocate article about a couple suing British Airways for being sent to Grenada in the Caribbean instead of Granada, Spain: Tony Falterman, of Napoleonville, says after reading in the Monday column about the nice eye ... (more)
Ascension Parish canal, drainage issues involve complex fixes
Troy Schexnaydre slowly weaved his fishing boat past interwoven tree branches hanging low over the water and worked around tree trunks poking up at odd angles.