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Around Ascension for Jan. 17, 2019 | Ascension  The Advocate

The Gonzales Lions Club is holding its annual All-You-Can-Eat Pancake Breakfast fundraiser from 7 a.m. to noon Sunday at the East Ascension High School ...

Ascension Parish calendar for Jan. 17-24, 2019 | Ascension  The Advocate

MARY BIRD PERKINS CANCER CENTER WALKING GROUP: 9 a.m. to 10 a.m., Jambalaya Park, Gonzales. Connect with other cancer survivors and caregivers ...

Photos: Staff Photographer Bill Feig looks back at 2018  The Advocate

Staff photographer Bill Feig's favorite photos from 2018.

East Ascension wins parish bragging rights with victory over St. Amant  The Advocate

GONZALES — The District 5-5A title wasn't expected to be on the line, and it wasn't, but Ascension Parish rivals St. Amant and East Ascension waged a typically ...

Seeding is just a beginning: East Ascension coach Darnell Lee seeks focus  The Advocate

East Ascension football coach Darnell Lee had a wide array of emotions when the LHSAA released its football playoff pairings Sunday.

Photos, video: East Ascension High students take part in crazy, colorful senior pond jump  The Advocate

East Ascension High School seniors participate in the annual pond jump Wednesday May 2, 2018, in Gonzales, La. After taking their final exams, students ...

Photos: Big wins for East Ascension, Southern Lab, Dunham in prep football Week 10  The Advocate

The final Friday night of the Baton Rouge-area prep football regular season was full of thrilling matchups.

Gonzales police: No bomb found after threat at East Ascension High School; students return to classes  The Advocate

Students who were evacuated to the campus baseball fields at East Ascension High on Wednesday morning were able to resume classes shortly before noon, ...

Don't miss these events in the Baton Rouge area (Jan. 18-24)  The Advocate

ARTY PARTY: 3:30 p.m., Knock Knock Children's Museum, 1900 Dalrymple Drive. Kids can put on their creative hat and create their next masterpiece.

East Ascension High School to benefit from mattress sale  The Advocate

A mattress sale fundraiser for East Ascension High School will be held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 27, in the school gym, 612 E. Worthey Road, ...

Student at East Ascension High arrested on terrorizing count after alleged threat; no weapon found  The Advocate

GONZALES — A juvenile accused of making an unspecified "threat" at the East Ascension High School Campus was arrested Friday on a single count of ...

Graduation: East Ascension High School  The Advocate

East Ascension High School's Class of 2018 graduation ceremony was held at 7 p.m. Friday in Spartan Stadium.

Two high school teams face off in one of the state's biggest pep rallies  WBRZ

GONZALES - It is a high school rivalry like no other. St. Amant and East Ascension High School are facing off in football Friday night. Ahead of that game, the two ...

Dutchtown claims share of district title with hard-fought win over East Ascension  The Advocate

GONZALES — Dutchtown High School's volleyball team reached new heights with its 3-2 victory over feisty East Ascension on Wednesday night. The Griffins ...

Surprise retirement party thrown for EA band director  Weekly Citizen

Following the heartwarming stories, Roussel took the stage with a band of students and alumni one final time. It was a moment those present will never forget.

East Ascension High School opens Spartan Café with Ascension Fund grant  The Advocate

Lattes, tea and breakfast items are on the menu every Friday at East Ascension High School's Spartan Café, thanks to a $2500 grant from the Ascension Fund.

UH signs 14 recruits, including 8 from Houston area, during Early Signing Period

HOUSTON – For the second straight season with the NCAA's early signing period, the Houston Football program welcomed its newest members from the site of ...

Kamron Glover's big defensive plays lift East Ascension by No. 28 Zachary 54-51  The Advocate

GONZALES — Jimel London scored 10 fourth-quarter points, but it took more than offense. Kamron Glover proved that point Friday night.

Gonzales teen serves among congressman’s princesses at Washington, D.C. Mardi Gras  The Advocate

East Ascension High School senior Margaret “Maggie” Britton, of Gonzales, attended Mardi Gras festivities in Washington, D.C., as one of Congressman Garret ...

Graduates: East Ascension High School | Ascension  The Advocate

East Ascension High School held its graduation ceremony at 7 p.m. Thursday, May 11, in Spartan Stadium in Gonzales.

Freshmen to return to new buildings at East Ascension, Dutchtown in new year  The Advocate

GONZALES - After the holidays, ninth-graders at two Ascension Parish high schools will be leaving behind temporary classrooms to finish their school year in ...

Ascension public school system appoints five to administrative positions  The Advocate

Ascension public schools recently announced the appointment of five top administrative positions.

Consultant recommends raises for Ascension Parish teachers  The Advocate

GONZALES — An education consultant is recommending the Ascension Parish School Board look at increasing teacher pay from between 1 percent and 4 ...

Ascension Public Schools support employees receive recognition for 2017-18 year  The Advocate

The Ascension Parish School Board recognized the 2018 Support Employees of the Year on May 15.

Former Ascension schools teacher pleads guilty to sexual contact with student  The Advocate

GONZALES — A former East Ascension High assistant athletic trainer and health teacher has pleaded guilty to prohibited sexual conduct with a 17-year-old ...

Ascension Public Schools announces 2018-19 Teachers and Principals of the year  Weekly Citizen

"We give a special congratulations to those recognized this year and a heartfelt thank you for being a model of *service*, teamwork, leadership, and learning."

Photos: Annual Pond Jump for East Ascension High School Seniors  The Advocate

Annual pond jump for East Ascension High School seniors. Seniors took their last test, walked across the street and jumped into the pond in front of friends and ...

It's on again: St. Amant travels to East Ascension for a key 5-5A boys basketball game  The Advocate

East Ascension and St. Amant are at it again. Three months after the Ascension Parish rivals tied for the District 5-5A football title, they will square off in a high.

Who is "Bobby" Webre?  Weekly Citizen

"I just felt a desire to go into the military," Webre said. "My dad was such a great guy. Anything mechanical he wanted to know how to work on and learn how to ...

Freshman academy projects 'moving along' at two Ascension Parish high schools untouched by flood  The Advocate

New classroom buildings for freshmen are steadily going up on the campuses of two Ascension Parish public high schools mostly untouched by the August ...

Dutchtown Middle Beta takes home awards from district competition  The Advocate

The Dutchtown Middle School Beta Club recently competed in the District 8 Day held at East Ascension High School.

Ascension Parish School Board honors 2017-18 Teachers and Principals of the Year  Donaldsonville Chief

“The most important person to the overall success of students, outside their home, is the classroom teacher.” The 2017-18 Teachers of the Year and Principals of ...

Check out the latest boys and girls basketball playoff scores along with tennis and baseball scores  The Advocate

All nonselect games are bidistrict round and must be played by Friday. Class 5A. (1) Natchitoches-Central 62, (32) Ponchatoula 46. (16) Denham Springs 75, ...

Ascension Athletics for Nov. 8, 2018  The Advocate

Five Ascension Parish football playoff teams have one goal.

Ascension Parish School Board recognizes athletics boosters  The Advocate

The Ascension Parish School Board expressed its appreciation for football jamboree sponsors Eatel Corp., Hughes Insurance and Duckroost Deli and Seafood.

Parkview takes control early, tackles East Ascension  The Advocate

Parkview Baptist started Friday night with 16 points through its first three offensive possessions, taking control against East Ascension even before the sun set ...

Ascension Parish School Board honors 2017-18 Students of the Year  The Advocate

The Ascension Parish School Board honored the 2017-18 Students of the Year during its Feb. 6 meeting at Donaldsonville High School.

Second suspect arrested, motive revealed in slaying of East Ascension student found dead in canal  The Advocate

GONZALES — Alex Rubio was shot in the back of the head while he was in a stolen car with two teens he believed were his friends and then his.

Ascension Parish School Board supports VEGA tax exemption, honors support personnel  The Advocate

GONZALES — The Ascension Parish School Board approved a resolution supporting an industrial tax exemption for the German-based VEGA company, which ...

St. Amant, East Ascension gearing up for 16th Spartan/Gator Tailgate Shout Out  The Advocate

Shouts and cheers will ring out from the Lamar-Dixon Expo Center's Savoy Arena during the 16th Spartan/Gator Tailgate Shout Out from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. ...

It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas in Ascension  The Advocate

Christmas lights are already up at city hall in Gonzales and a drive-through Christmas light show is welcoming visitors at Lamar-Dixon Expo Center.

Ascension honors 2016-17 Teachers and Principals of the Year  WBXH

The 2016-17 Teachers of the Year and Principals of the Year were honored by the Ascension Parish School Board at its Tuesday night meeting.

Marguerite Guillot appointed Principal of Bullion Primary School  Weekly Citizen

Ascension Public Schools announces the appointment of Marguerite Guillot as Principal of Bullion Primary School. Guillot, who currently serves as Assistant ...

Ascension Public Schools recognizes 11 for earning Doctor of Education degrees  The Advocate

Eleven Ascension Parish schools employees have been recognized by the School Board for earning Doctor of Education degrees this year.

Ascension community members take the plunge for Special Olympics  The Advocate

Chilly, but not freezing, water temperatures greeted participants Saturday at the Special Olympics Louisiana's Polar Plunge at Cabela's in Gonzales.

Groundbreaking for freshmen academy at E. Ascension HS  WBRZ

School officials and area leaders broke ground for East Ascension High School's new freshmen academy.

Check out the the Baton Rouge area all-district volleyball teams  The Advocate

First team. Caroline Starns, St. Joseph's Academy, Sr.; Hannah Lewis, Baton Rouge High, Sr.; Nia Kay, Central, Sr.; Neely Bourgoyne, Baton Rouge High, Sr.; ...

Pitching in: Gauthier Amedee's Preston Thrash prefers making plays, but excels in closer's role  The Advocate

Preston Thrash hates pitching. The former East Ascension High School player proudly says it. But he also loves to win. When the opportunity arose, Thrash ...

How will leaders, builders account for flood risk with new Ascension courthouse?  The Advocate

GONZALES — The site of a future three-story, $26 million Ascension Parish courthouse with advanced security features is where the government action is on ...

Overseer Richard Rayborn Sr. Scholarship Fund awards scholarships to eight graduates  The Advocate

Eight Ascension Parish graduates were honored at the Overseer Richard Rayborn Sr. Scholarship Fund's third annual scholarship award banquet.

Ascension Public Schools honors teachers and principals of the year  The Advocate

The Ascension Parish School Board honored the 2016-17 Teachers of the Year and Principals of the Year during its March 21 meeting. A news release said ...

East Ascension, St. Amant ‘Shout Out’ event set  Weekly Citizen

The excitement is back. East Ascension High School and St. Amant High School students, staff, alumni and fans will once again gather to cheer their respective ...

Doc Lewis misses his hometown  Weekly Citizen

Above all, Lewis's message is one of hope. Currently, despite his condition he works as a radio personality with KFSR 90.7 FM out of Fresno, Calif. He is also an ...

East Ascension crowns queen, inducts alumni into Hall, Wall of Fame  The Advocate

Mackenzie Andrews was crowned homecoming queen Friday during the East Ascension game in Spartan Stadium.

Running for Office: Erin Wiley Lanoux announces bid for Ascension Parish Court judgeship  The Advocate

Erin Wiley Lanoux has announced her intent to run for the Ascension Parish Court judgeship being vacated by the retiring Judge Marilyn Lambert.

EA sets record with mattress sale  The Advocate

East Ascension High School set a national record for the third time with its annual mattress sale.

Power of five: Ascension Parish's 5-0 playoff teams is something teams, fans relish  The Advocate

Ascension Parish — yep, they're all in. “When they say 'Ascension Strong' around here, they mean it,” East Ascension coach Darnell Lee said. “If we're not ...

Expanding the arts in Ascension  Weekly Citizen

A new art school with familiar teachers has officially opened its doors with the founding of LA ARTS - a school for theatre, music, film, art and dance. Utilizing a ...

East Ascension softball team edges Dutchtown  The Advocate

GONZALES — During a week in which it played seven softball games in six days, East Ascension may have saved its best for last.

Residents on edge as homicide investigation continues into body found in Gonzales canal

Deputies with the Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office continue to investigate after a body was found in a Gonzales canal Tuesday afternoon.

Gonzales teen shines at BASF Science Academy  The Advocate

Nicole LeJeune, of Gonzales, jump-started her college experience and learned the business of chemistry at the recent sixth annual BASF Science Academy.

East Ascension High, Apple Digital Academy students arrested for bomb threats  Weekly Citizen

After the Gonzales Police Department arrested a 16-year-old this morning for communicating a bomb threat at East Ascension High School, a second bomb ...

A Tribute to our brother and our friend – Lt. Col. Ward Webb  Weekly Citizen

All morning, I've been trying to find the right words, but as you can see by the hundreds of lives Ward impacted, if you did not know Ward Webb by today, you can ...

Reports: Gonzales teacher accused of having sex with student  WGNO

A Gonzales teacher was arrested Wednesday for reportedly having sex with a 17-year-old student, WBRZ reports.

Ascension Parish plans for new schools and renovations

New schools and major upgrades are coming to Ascension Parish.

Thibodaux hires Trosclair as head baseball coach  Daily Comet

After 23 years, local baseball coach Shane Trosclair will get to wear the purple-and-gold colors of Thibodaux High School once again.Trosclair, a 1995 ...

Body found Tuesday in Ascension Parish canal is 18-year-old homicide victim, deputies say  The Advocate

The body discovered in New River Canal in Gonzales on Tuesday is that of 18-year-old Alex Rubio, the victim of a homicide, the Ascension Parish Sheriff's ...

Separate Freshman Academy buildings on tap for three Ascension Parish high schools  The Advocate

New campus buildings coming to three Ascension Parish public high schools will be dedicated solely to students in ninth grade, the year educators say is the ...

Ascension Parish schools district, RPCC graduate first class of Early College Option Program  The Advocate

Twenty-one students are making history as the first class of graduates from the Early College Option Program offered through the Ascension Parish school ...

Check out prep basketball, soccer results from Tuesday, Jan. 17  The Advocate

Boys basketball. Brusly 59, Glen Oaks 58. Glen Oaks 16 17 11 14 — 58. Brusly 13 15 14 17 — 59. SCORING: GLEN OAKS: Dontrell McQuarters 18, James ...

Check out Friday's Week 4 high school football capsules  The Advocate

7 p.m. at DSHS. RECORDS: Belaire 0-3; Denham Springs 2-1. LAST WEEK: Belaire lost to Brusly 41-20; Denham Springs beat Fontainebleau 24-21. PLAYERS ...

Once childhood buddies: Tuesday shooting ends life of Gonzales man, lands Prairieville friend in custody  The Advocate

GONZALES — A Prairieville man drove up to a mobile home in Ascension Parish late Tuesday morning, got into an argument with a childhood friend with whom ...

Spartan efforts  Weekly Citizen

Right now, the epicenter of basketball in Ascension Parish is East Ascension High School.

LSU Tigers Score Verbal From In-State Standout David Boylan  Swimming World Magazine

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Heroin hits home  Weekly Citizen

An Ascension Parish mother hopes to use son's death to save others.

Don't miss these events in the Baton Rouge area (Dec. 7-13)  The Advocate

PEARL HARBOR REMEMBRANCE CEREMONY: 11:55 a.m. to 1:55 p.m., USS KIDD Veterans Museum, 305 S. River Road. Honor and pay tribute to the *service* ...

Central Middle wins parish volleyball title  Weekly Citizen

The Central Middle School (CMS) Lady Mustangs clinched their second parish title for volleyball, finishing with an undefeated season last week.

Ascension Parish community photo gallery for April 28, 2016  The Advocate

The Ascension Advocate this week includes photos from local civic, community and school groups and highlights recent events around Ascension Parish.

Spartanettes on Broadway: Dancers lead mini camp  The Advocate

Spartanettes on Broadway was the theme for the East Ascension High School Spartanettes' dance mini camp held June 12-16 in Gonzales.

Suspect jailed in Dec. 4 slaying of Taibe Coleman in New Orleans East  The Advocate

Authorities on Monday jailed one suspect in the Dec. 4 slaying of 22-year-old Taibe Coleman in New Orleans East.

Overseer Richard Rayborn Sr. Scholarship Fund awards funds to recent grads  The Advocate

The Overseer Richard Rayborn Sr. Scholarship Fund held its second annual Scholarship Awards Banquet on June 17.

State 7v7 Championship Series coming to Gonzales  Weekly Citizen

This summer, the first ever Louisiana seven-on-seven state champion will be crowned, and all of the action will take place right here in Gonzales.

Rodeo family: Rodeo ropers, riders close but competitive  The Advocate

Cousins Mackenzie Becnel and Gracie Sinanan are rodeo cowgirls, through and through.

LSU recognizes University Medalists during December commencement  The Advocate

Nineteen LSU seniors received University Medals for graduating with the highest undergraduate grade-point averages as part of LSU's 291st commencement ...

Four Democrats compete for House District 58 in Saturday's election  The Advocate

The four candidates in Saturday's special election agree that River Parishes' House District 58 has more than the usual numbers of refineries and chemical ...

The Great Flood of 2016  Weekly Citizen

As water rises in areas that have not flooded since 1983 or ever, state and parish officials warn that residents may hardly be in the clear, with more high water ...

Ascension Parish cheerleader joins NFL cheer squad  Weekly Citizen

It is May 2015, hundreds of women arrive at the AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas for the preliminary round of Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders' auditions. Among ...

St. Augustine’s Jeremiah West becomes sixth commitment in Cajuns 2017 class  The Advocate

LAFAYETTE — The Louisiana-Lafayette football team picked up its sixth commitment for its 2017 signing class in St. Augustine cornerback Jeremiah West ...

Ascension Parish community photo gallery for Oct. 1, 2015  The Advocate

The Ascension Advocate this week includes photos from local civic, community and school groups and highlights recent events around Ascension Parish.

Gonzales teen Matthew Deloch once hated dance; now he's set to wow on 'So You Think You Can Dance'  The Advocate

Watching Matthew Deloch on "So You Think You Can Dance," you'd never believe he once had zero rhythm. The 18-year-old Gonzales dancer says that was ...

Offensive Tackle Cameron Wire Commits to LSU  And the Valley Shook

Tigers add much-needed prospect to the offensive front.

'Hold That Tiger!' LSU welcomes 2018 early signees

With Wednesday's National Signing Day, Coach Ed Orgeron and the LSU Tigers have added some talent to its roster.

New business owner, 18, finds career path iced with divine guidance: 'God was leading me to bake'  The Advocate

PRAIRIEVILLE — Clarence Cutno knew his granddaughter Haley Thompson had a special talent for baking when the teenager began taking orders for more ...

Louisiana floods are “historic” but not surprising  temblor

This weekend's flooding was devastating. But where should we expect to see Louisiana floods? Almost everywhere, according to Temblor maps.

Five arrested on murder charges during NOPD's 7-day holiday task force roundup; 34 total arrests made  The Advocate

New Orleans Police on Friday announced the arrests of 34 people during a holiday roundup, including a man sought in connection to the shooting death of a ...

A look at the sentences given to teachers accused of sexual contact with students

The following is a look at the sentences south Louisiana teachers have received after being accused of having sex with students.

Buzzy Haydel Bio

2009 SEC Academic Honor Roll 2008 SEC Academic Honor Roll. Talented performer who worked as a pitcher and reserve infielder during his LSU career ...

19-year-old arrested at high school on terrorizing charges  WBXH

A 19-year-old St. Amant man was arrested Tuesday morning after being seen with what witnesses thought was a handgun. Blaine Dearmond was walking ...

EAHS Freshmen Academy Breaks Ground  Weekly Citizen

The concept of freshmen academies was designed to increase graduation rates by providing freshmen students an opportunity to flourish in their new ...

Baton Rouge Delta Development to introduce debs at presentation tea  The Advocate

The Baton Rouge Delta Development Corporation will present 12 debutantes at its 53rd annual Debutante Cotillion on Aug. 6 at the Baton Rouge Marriott.

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