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Louisiana environmental regulators have signed off on a permit that will extend the life of a controversial Ascension Parish landfill, allowing the owners to accept... [Read More]
A state district judge dismissed civil claims Wednesday that the Ascension Parish Council twice violated the state open meetings law when members recommended industrial tax... [Read More]
The Ascension Parish School Board on Tuesday awarded bids for $12.3 million in restoration work expected to bring St. Amant High and Galvez Primary schools... [Read More]
A long-standing FEMA penalty designed to encourage local governments to buy flood insurance for their buildings and equipment may end up costing a few of... [Read More]
St. James Parish government is weighing again how to sell the defunct St. James Youth Center more than four years after the former juvenile facility... [Read More]
The Ascension Parish Council quietly re-voted Thursday on two of four industrial projects recommended for major property tax exemptions that drew criticism this fall and... [Read More]
State and local officials planned to hold a groundbreaking Thursday for a $27.5 million project to widen nearly four miles of La. 42 in Ascension... [Read More]
Ascension Parish government is proposing a $138.7 million budget for 2018 that officials say takes an aggressive stance on capital spending for roads and other... [Read More]
State Insurance Commissioner Jim Donelon and Federal Emergency Management Agency officials on Wednesday warned homeowners with flood insurance about the importance of a New Year... [Read More]
More than two years after a 1,000-foot runaway extension was completed, Louisiana Regional Airport in Ascension Parish is closing in on building a long-planned hangar... [Read More]
A state district judge found Monday that a Gonzales-area man accused of sexually assaulting a 24-year-old woman staying at his home in 2015 is not... [Read More]
Attorneys for St. James Parish President Timmy Roussel say they plan to follow the same legal route Roussel's top deputy pursued after he successfully had... [Read More]
More than a year and a half into Ascension Parish President Kenny Matassa's administration, the parish's major road program, Move Ascension, is starting to move... [Read More]
State and parish prosecutors pursuing malfeasance charges against a top official in St. James Parish government faced tough, skeptical questioning Wednesday from a three-judge state... [Read More]
Noranda Alumina, a manufacturer near Gramercy that learned more than three years ago it was unwittingly releasing mercury into the air potentially for years without... [Read More]
Ascension Parish's east bank drainage authority agreed Monday to eliminate most home buyouts from the parish's hazard mitigation program. [Read More]
Ascension Parish voters will be asked later this month whether to strengthen the hand of the Parish Council in refereeing the few employee disciplinary decisions... [Read More]
Some residents who remain in post-flood FEMA mobile homes will be offered an opportunity to buy the trailers, Ascension Parish President Kenny Matassa told the... [Read More]
If you're in an Ascension Parish government building and you hear feet thumping on the roof overhead, it probably isn't Santa's reindeer, just yet, but... [Read More]
Royal Dutch Shell plans to refurbish the gasoline-producing catalytic cracking unit at its Convent oil refinery in St. James Parish next year and not demolish... [Read More]