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  • "Person of interest" wanted in Ascension Parish burglaries

    September 17, 2014 2:10 PM

    PRARIEVILLE- Detectives with the Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office are searching for Sean Patterson, of Prarieville. Patterson is a "person of interest" in numerous threats and burglaries. Patterson also has an active bench warrant for cruelty to animals. Anyone with any information on Patterson's whereabouts, is urged to... more »
  • 4 accused of dealing marijuana, sex with minors

    September 16, 2014 12:30 PM

    GONZALES - Narcotics agents with the Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office and Juvenile Division said they arrested four people while searching a Gonzales home rumored to be used for dealing drugs and underage sex. Agents said two of the people arrested lived at the home, and two more arrived at... more »
  • Ascension Parish amends dog control ordinance

    September 5, 2014 2:22 PM

    DONALDSONVILLE- The Ascension Parish Council has amended its animal control ordinance to better track and control dogs considered a threat to the public. Dogs declared as "dangerous" under the new ordinance's wording must now have a special tag, which comes with a $10 initial registration fee to the owner and... more »
  • Man ejected, dies in Ascension crash Play Video

    September 1, 2014 2:34 PM

    ASCENSION - A man died early this morning after his SUV rolled over on a winding road in Ascension Parish. It happened on Highway 22 in Ascension just west of Highway 16. "Did our best efforts, everything we could to save the young man," said Assistant Sorrento Fire Chief... more »
  • Man wanted for car burglary spree in Prairieville

    August 27, 2014 5:27 PM

    PRAIRIEVILLE - Sheriff's deputies in Ascension Parish asked for the public's help Wednesday in finding a man accused of breaking into several cars in a Prairieville subdivision earlier this month. Deputies said Steven Vasquez, 33, was identified in surveillance video as he burglarized a vehicle on Tuesday, Aug. 19... more »
  • Sheriff's office interviewing persons of interest in teen's murder Play Video

    August 22, 2014 9:50 PM

    DONALDSONVILLE - The sheriff's office says they've been interviewing persons of interest and have not ruled out any of the people interviewed related to the murder of a teenager last week. "My son did not deserve what happened to him, he was only 15 years old," said the victim,... more »
  • Suspect wanted for multiple vehicle break-ins Play Video

    August 20, 2014 8:14 PM

    ASCENSION - Police are looking for a male suspect responsible for multiple car break-ins Tuesday. Detectives in Ascension Parish say surveillance cameras show the suspect entering an unlocked car in Quail Creek subdivision in Prairieville. Mike Hebert, who lives in Quail Creek says the suspect opened his truck... more »
  • Emotional mother pleads for help solving son's murder Play Video

    August 18, 2014 9:52 PM

    DONALDSONVILLE - A mother in Ascension Parish asked a mysterious killer how they can live with themselves after killing her 15-year-old. Katrina Augusta's son, Brandon, was found behind a levee in Ascension Parish last week. He was beaten so badly, investigators had to use dental records to identify him.... more »
  • LSP: Woman hit, killed while checking her mailbox

    August 18, 2014 12:03 PM

    ST. AMANT - State Police said a pickup hit and killed an Ascension Parish woman who had crossed the road to check her mail Monday. Troopers said Karen Russell, 67, of St. Amant died in the wreck shortly after 11:00 a.m. Investigators said Russell crossed LA 431 in... more »
  • Ascension Parish man arrested for boating hit and run

    August 15, 2014 2:11 PM

    ST. AMANT- A man from Ascension Parish, accused in a boating hit and run in Livingston Parish last month, is now behind bars. This morning, Department of Wildlife and Fisheries agents arrested Thomas Amorello. Agents say Amorello, of St. Amant, was driving his ski boat on the Amite... more »
  • Deputies search for missing Donaldsonville teen

    August 12, 2014 11:42 AM

    DONALDSONVILLE - Sheriff's deputies in Ascension Parish are actively searching for a teen who went missing from his residence in Donaldsonville. Deputies said 15-year-old Brandon Augusta was last seen getting into a gray car around 1 p.m. on Aug. 11. He is described as 6'0" tall with brown... more »
  • Families frustrated over fence surrounding graves Play Video

    August 6, 2014 10:50 PM

    DONALDSONVILLE - A fence, surrounding part of a graveyard, is at the center of a controversy that is headed to court in Ascension Parish. Donaldsonville resident Gary Crochet bought land behind his house from the city, which includes ten grave sites. Crochet purchased it because he was afraid the... more »
  • APSO: Convicted felon arrested on drug charges

    August 6, 2014 2:52 PM

    DONALDSONVILLE - Sheriff's deputies in Ascension Parish said they arrested a convicted felon on drug charges in Donaldsonville Tuesday night. Detectives arrested Gregory Sharat, 33, after they searched his home on W. Hwy 18 and located pills, marijuana and a large quantity of cocaine. Detectives said they also seized... more »
  • Solar panels to save expo center money Play Video

    July 29, 2014 5:41 PM

    GONZALES - Lamar Dixon Expo Center will soon have more than 1,000 solar panels pumping energy into the facility. The panels are part of a $1.5 million grant that will allow Ascension Parish to cut costs at the expo center. "It's the perfect application in the perfect location,"... more »
  • APSO: Former deputy dies saving his dog

    July 27, 2014 7:11 PM

    ASCENSION PARISH - The Ascension Parish sheriff's office says one of it's former deputies was killed trying to save his dog Sunday morning. Lt. Sam Vitter, 56, drowned in the Spanish Oaks subdivision pond on Swamp Road in Prairieville. Ascension deputies, the Prairieville fire department and the Gonzales... more »
  • Chemical company announces Ascension Parish plans

    July 25, 2014 11:32 AM

    BATON ROUGE - State officials and leaders with the Stepan Company announced plans to start work on a proposed $60 to $70 million chemical plant for Ascension Parish's industrial corridor. The company's CEO said they will complete front-end engineering and design work for the facility. They said they'll make... more »
  • Deputies: Child heard shots that killed mother Play Video

    July 21, 2014 9:56 PM

    DONALDSONVILLE - A six-year-old spent Monday night with family members after deputies said her father shot and killed her mother while the child was inside their home in Ascension Parish. Hours before the child was given to relatives, detectives found Shella "Shay" Howard shot to death in her bathroom.... more »
  • Fuel theft investigation widens Play Video

    July 21, 2014 3:48 PM

    GONZALES - Authorities said they're investigating if more people helped a former parish worker to steal thousands of dollars worth of fuel from Ascension Parish. Corey Richard, a former parish maintenance worker, is in jail and accused of stealing nearly $7,000 worth of fuel. Investigators believe Richard was using... more »
  • Man accused of shooting, killing wife

    July 21, 2014 3:43 PM

    DONALDSONVILLE - Sheriff's deputies arrested a Donaldsonville man after they said he shot and killed his wife Monday. Deputies accused Jaris Howard, 31, of second-degree murder in the death of 27-year-old Shella Howard. Investigators said they were called to the couple's home on Maginnis Street where they found... more »
  • Gonzales man killed in Ascension Parish crash

    July 21, 2014 5:56 AM

    GONZALES - State police say a 22-year-old Gonzales man died when the car he was riding in was involved in a crash with another vehicle in Ascension Parish. Trooper Jared L. Sandifer says Patrick Breaux was a front seat passenger in a car driven by 22-year-old Sara Andrews, of Baton... more »
  • Volunteers help WBRZ 'Stuff the Bus' Play Video

    July 16, 2014 6:56 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Volunteers helped WBRZ stuff school buses with more than $67,000 in donated school supplies Wednesday. The buses in Baton Rouge and Gonzales were filled to nearly overflowing with paper, crayons, pencils, and more to help kids in need this coming school year. Schools supplies were... more »
  • Sports 2-A-Days: Dutchtown Play Video

    July 13, 2014 10:09 PM

    DUTCHTOWN - For the Dutchtown high school football team, the challenges always begin with difficult Ascension Parish rivals, and the schedule only gets tougher from there. Still, the Griffins have held their own against St. Amant and East Ascension, and could return another strong team after going 10-3 (4-1)... more »
  • No decision on raising wastewater rates

    July 9, 2014 9:16 PM

    DONALDSONVILLE - The Ascension Parish Council deferred a resolution that recommends some utility companies in the parish not be allowed to raise rates. Leaders delayed making a decision Wednesday night. Instead, they pushed the resolution back to the Utilities Committee for further review. The resolution specifically refers to... more »
  • Sports 2-A-Days: St. Amant Play Video

    July 6, 2014 11:05 PM

    ST. AMANT - The St. Amant football team was 8 points away from a perfect regular season in 2013: Gators head coach David Oliver is determined to cover that difference with a veteran team in 2014. "A football game usually comes down to three plays and if you make... more »
  • One killed in overnight stabbing, suspect turns himself in Play Video

    July 6, 2014 2:18 PM

    ASCENSION PARISH - Deputies say one man was stabbed to death early Sunday morning, and the suspect is in jail. It happened at Susan's Place Trailer Park on Coontrap Road just outside of Gonzales. Jesus Monterrossa turned himself in Sunday afternoon. Officials say 24-year-old Hilario Monterrossa was killed.... more »
  • Group booked following shooting at party

    July 2, 2014 9:19 AM

    PRAIRIEVILLE - Ascension Parish Sheriff's deputies have made several arrests following an investigation into a shooting at a party in Prairieville on June 28th. Investigators say a young woman held a party in the 15000 block of Daigle Rd. while her parents were out of town. It was supposed... more »
  • State closes probe into Westlake fire in Geismar

    July 2, 2014 6:32 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Company officials say air releases from an early June fire inside a refrigeration unit at Westlake Chemical Corp.'s vinyls plant in Ascension Parish did not exceed pollution limits. Greg Langley, spokesman for the state Department of Environmental Quality, said Tuesday that with that information, the state's investigation... more »
  • Road work sends drivers over the edge Play Video

    July 1, 2014 10:40 PM

    PRAIRIEVILLE - Contractors are advising drivers to avoid La. 73 in Ascension Parish at all cost due to massive repairs underway. Drivers in Ascension Parish claim they are falling off the highway because of the road construction that started in the fall of 2011. "I didn't have enough... more »
  • Auditor: Spending disciplined in Ascension Parish

    June 27, 2014 6:29 AM

    GONZALES- Fueled by record collections of sales and property taxes buoyed by growth in the industrial sector in 2013, a newly released financial audit finds Ascension Parish government cut its debts by $10 million and boosted its net worth to $152.5 million. The costs of primary government rose $4.5 million... more »
  • Family mourns loss of two children killed by car Play Video

    June 25, 2014 6:16 PM

    GEISMAR - A day after two children were killed while fishing with their father, family and friends in their neighborhood are grieving the loss of the kids. Faria Lanus, 9, and her brother David Lanus, Jr., 6, were killed when an SUV careened off Bluff Road hitting the group... more »
  • Sewer system comes with cost Play Video

    June 24, 2014 6:13 PM

    PRAIRIEVILLE - A sewer system that will create a state of the art way to treat waste in Ascension Parish is under construction. The main trunk line went in today on Highway 73 while crews continue road work. The sewer system will help keep Ascension water clean. "The... more »
  • Brother, sister killed along Bluff Road Tuesday Play Video

    June 24, 2014 5:15 PM

    PRAIRIEVILLE - State Police released the names of two children, a brother and sister, who were killed when an out-of-control car ran them over earlier Tuesday. David Lanus, 6, and Faria Lanus, 9, were killed. They were from Geismar. The pair was fishing with their father and two other... more »
  • APSO: Man sought after drug raid

    June 19, 2014 11:30 AM

    ASCENSION - The Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office is looking for a man wanted on multiple drug charges. Deputies said Quinton Bolding, 37, is wanted in connection with drugs found in a vehicle belonging to him. The search came after deputies noticed an illegally parked car in the Bishop... more »
  • APSO: 3 wanted as Operation No Show continues

    June 19, 2014 11:27 AM

    GONZALES - Deputies with the Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office released information on three more individuals wanted on felony bench warrants for failure to appear in court as a part of the ongoing Operation No Show. Operation No Show has been underway in the parish for just over two years... more »
  • Boaters cruise Amite River after opening Play Video

    June 7, 2014 4:57 PM

    PORT VINCENT - This weekend boaters soaked up the sun on the Amite River days after it was shut down due to high water from heavy rains last week. Jay Randall bought a boat for his family the day Ascension Parish shut down inland waterways. "I was thinking... more »
  • Emergency order rescinded for Ascension Parish

    June 6, 2014 1:40 PM

    GONZALES - Parish leaders rescinded a state of emergency Friday that was issued after flooding in Ascension Parish last week. Parish President Tommy Martinez declared the state of emergency on May 30 after several days of heavy rains caused flash flooding in different areas of the parish, including Donaldsonville... more »
  • APSO: Two sought in cigarette carton caper

    June 5, 2014 4:03 PM

    PRAIRIEVILLE - Sheriff's deputies said a man stuffed a dozen cartons of cigarettes down his pants while his partner distracted a store clerk during a recent robbery in Ascension Parish. Deputies said it happened at the Oak Grove Exxon Station on Airline Highway May 31. Investigators said two... more »
  • Backwater flooding blamed for levee breach

    June 4, 2014 10:33 AM

    MATHEWS, La. - DPW crews continued to check levees in Lafourche Parish for weak spots after a breach earlier this week that officials said was due to backwater flooding in Ascension and St. John parishes. Lafourche Parish leaders declared a state of emergency after the breach Monday night in... more »
  • Flood victims still dealing with high water Play Video

    May 31, 2014 4:49 PM

    ABEN - High water surrounds several Ascension Parish homes in the small community of Aben for the fourth-straight day. The water flooded the homes on Mount Bethel Road just days ago after more than ten inches of rain in the area. The water has gone down a few inches,... more »
  • Assumption Parish declares "No Wake" zones

    May 30, 2014 11:18 AM

    ASSUMPTION - Assumption Parish has issued an emergency declaration for "No Wake" zones due to high water. The following areas are included: Bayou Corne, Pierre Part Bay, Bayou Drive Elevation Bridge, Belle River, 4-Mile Bayou, Bayou Gannevail, Bayou Crab, Bayou Tranquille, Lake Verret Park Estates Canal, T-Bayou, Pierre Part... more »
  • Woman dies in 4 vehicle Ascension Parish crash

    May 30, 2014 6:02 AM

    SORRENTO - State police say a 41-year-old Thibodaux woman has died in a four vehicle crash in Ascension Parish. The accident happened Thursday afternoon on Louisiana Highway 70 south of Sorrento. Trooper Jared Sandifer says Tiffany Moore was southbound when she failed to slow down for traffic congestion. Sandifer says... more »
  • Ascension deputies arrest suspected I-10 vehicle thief

    May 29, 2014 2:54 PM

    GONZALES - The Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office said a multi-parish investigation has yielded an arrest of a man accused of stealing multiple vehicles along I-10. Ascension authorities said they received three separate reports of motorists leaving their vehicles on the side of the interstate after breaking down and returning... more »
  • Red Cross closes shelter in Gonzales

    May 29, 2014 11:17 AM

    GONZALES - The American Red Cross shelter that opened on Wednesday night after area flooding at the Lamar Dixon Expo Center Gym is now closed. A Red Cross spokesperson said the shelter was opened for residents who were forced from their homes after Wednesday's downpours, but closed the shelter... more »
  • Road closures persist in Ascension Parish

    May 29, 2014 11:07 AM

    GONZALES - With more storms expected today, Ascension Parish is recovering from Wednesday's heavy bouts of rainfall which led to many road closures. The Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office released an update that advised of the following road closures as of 1 p.m. Thursday. Astroland Subdivision Underpass at St.... more »
  • Email set up to report Ascension flood damage

    May 29, 2014 10:53 AM

    GONZALES - Ascension Parish officials said people affected by the flooding on Wednesday should use the email address flood@apgov.us to aid the process of assessing flood water damage to homes and businesses. Rick Webre, director of Ascension Parish Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness, said citizens should include... more »
  • Deputies identify man found dead in flooded parking lot

    May 28, 2014 6:19 PM

    GONZALES - Sheriff's deputies in Ascension Parish identified a man found dead in a flooded parking lot Wednesday afternoon as Danny Deville, 56. Deville was from Melville, deputies said. He was found outside the business he worked at on Babin Road around 4:30 p.m. Deputies said the business... more »
  • Deputies capture gunman in trailer park shooting Play Video

    May 27, 2014 10:15 AM

    PRARIEVILLE - Ascension Parish Deputies have captured the suspected gunman following a shooting early Tuesday morning. Deputies charged Jiterrance Brown, 25, with two counts of attempted murder. They think he shot Monique Delmore, 31, as she escorted Edgar Westbrook, 42, to his car this morning. Westbrook was shot... more »
  • Memorial Day services held across the area

    May 26, 2014 11:29 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Memorial Day services scheduled across the area will pay tribute to Louisiana's veterans and their families today. Services began at 10 a.m. at the West Baton Rouge courthouse in Port Allen. Parish leaders and dignitaries read the name of soldiers who died in service to their... more »
  • Teams find body of missing boater

    May 25, 2014 10:53 PM

    ST. AMANT- State Wildlife Agents found the body of 28-year-old man who fell into the Diversion Canal as he tried to get into a boat. They believe that's when the boat ran over him. It happened around 7pm. Authorities spent the next eight hours searching the canal. They eventually... more »
  • Woman accused of selling stolen guitars, TV

    May 21, 2014 5:25 PM

    ST. AMANT - Sheriff's deputies arrested an Ascension Parish woman recently after they said she sold two stolen electric guitars and a stolen TV to a pawn shop. Deputies arrested Amanda Villar, 23, on May 15 for charges of theft and possession of stolen things. They said she also... more »
  • Sheriff's deputy hero saves drowning boy Play Video

    May 15, 2014 6:23 PM

    GONZALES - Today, a sheriff's deputy who saved a young boy from drowning said he did what anyone would have done in the situation. Sergeant Chad Stafford said he heard the child screaming from across the apartment complex he was patrolling, ran about 75 feet to find the two-year-old... more »
  • Ascension Parish Sergeant rescues drowning boy

    May 14, 2014 5:05 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office said one of their sergeants rescued a two-year-old boy from drowning in a pond Tuesday afternoon. Chief Tony Bacala said Sgt. Chad Stafford was performing his daily duties near Mansions of Ivy Lakes apartments when he heard the screams of a... more »
  • Sheriff's Office to hold memorial in Gonzales

    May 12, 2014 11:14 AM

    GONZALES - The Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office announced they are holding a memorial ceremony to honor fallen officers on Friday. The annual ceremony takes place during National Police Week and offers a chance to show gratitude to officers killed in the line of duty during the past year, according... more »
  • Sheriff Wiley awards scholarship to college-bound teens

    May 8, 2014 12:08 PM

    GONZALES - Sheriff Jeff Wiley announced that two high school seniors in Ascension Parish will receive academic scholarships for the Louisiana Sheriff's Scholarship Program for the coming school year. Wiley said London Marchand of St. Amant High School and Michael Favorite of Donaldsonville High School were awarded $500 LSA... more »
  • Get rid of hazardous materials in Ascension Parish Play Video

    May 6, 2014 8:50 AM

    GONZALES - Ascension Parish is hosting the Household Hazardous Material Collection day this weekend. From 9:00 a.m.- 1:00 p.m. Saturday, you can drop your hazardous materials off at the Lamar-Dixon Expo Center. All you need is some form of identification that proves you are a resident of Ascension Parish.... more »
  • New safety measures for Stringer Bridge Rd.

    April 30, 2014 11:53 AM

    ST. AMANT - New safety measures are coming to La. Highway 935, also know as Stringer Bridge Road, in Ascension Parish. The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development says flashing lights will be installed leading to the road. DOTD met with State Representative Johnny Berthelot, Ascension Parish President Tommy... more »
  • Million-dollar bonds given to murder suspects

    April 25, 2014 10:14 AM

    DARROW - A judge ordered bond be set at more than a million dollars each for four men accused in a murder overnight in Ascension Parish, while a fifth suspect remains at large and was described by investigators as "dangerous." Sheriff's deputies arrested Tachi Williams, 28, Cprien Nicholas, 29,... more »
  • Man accused of growing marijuana around kids

    April 24, 2014 4:34 PM

    GONZALES - Sheriff's deputies said they found dozens of marijuana plants and three small children in a Gonzales man's home Thursday. The Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office arrested Richard Dent, 42, Thursday on suspicion of possessing marijuana and drug paraphernalia, cultivating marijuana, and using drugs around minors. Detectives said... more »
  • APSO: Pair caught with numerous narcotics, guns

    April 23, 2014 4:03 PM

    GONZALES - Authorities accused two people of selling narcotics out of their Ascension Parish home Wednesday. Sheriff's deputies and members of the Gonzales Police Department arrested Timothy Sheehan, 48, and Melanie Diebold, 30, after a search of their Gonzales home. Narcotics detectives said they'd received reliable information that... more »
  • Man accused of killing family still missing

    April 18, 2014 9:04 AM

    GONZALES - Authorities are still searching for the man accused of killing his wife and son Thursday morning. The bodies of 40-year-old Dewona Green and her 12-year-old son were found in their home on Lakeway Cove Ave. Investigators are looking for her estranged husband Ronald Green Jr. in connection... more »
  • Accused steroid-pushing coach bonds out of two jails

    April 3, 2014 9:55 PM

    DONALDSONVILLE- A coach, accused of pushing steroids on at least one high school athlete, bonded out of two jails by Thursday night. Curtis Tsuruda was arrested Tuesday after parents of a Donaldsonville High School athlete reported their son was given steroids. When he talked with deputies, Tsuruda confessed to... more »
  • Deputies: coach wanted to win, pushed steroid use Play Video

    April 1, 2014 10:33 PM

    DONALDSONVILLE - Investigators believe a coach's hunger to win drove him to give his high school student athlete steroids. Tuesday, Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office Chief Deputy Tony Bacala said what happened at Donaldsonville High is no joke. Aphysical education teacher was arrested for distributing steroids to a student. ... more »
  • Arrest made in hair salon burglary

    March 31, 2014 11:37 AM

    ST. AMANT - An arrest has been made in the burglary of a hair salon in St. Amant. Deputies with the Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office arrested 50 year old Todd Borskey for the March 21 burglary of Cutting Up Hair Salon. Major Kevin Hanna with the APSO says... more »
  • Fugitive from Ascension Parish captured in Baton Rouge

    March 27, 2014 1:10 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A man hospitalized in Baton Rouge and wanted by the Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office tried to escape early this morning, according to authorities. The Ascension Parish Office contacted East Baton Rouge Parish deputies for assistance when Kenneth Wagner, 24, was about to be released from Our... more »
  • Negligent homicide charges in fatal crash

    March 6, 2014 11:29 AM

    PRAIRIEVILLE, La. - State police are charging a man with negligent homicide after a fatal crash in Ascension Parish Thursday morning. Troopers say Dalyn Melancon, 24, was driving westbound on LA Hwy. 42 and started to drift off the road to the right. He overcorrected into the eastbound lane... more »
  • Armed robber sought in Ascension Parish

    March 5, 2014 4:34 PM

    GONZALES - Investigators said they're looking for a the armed man who held up a Dollar General Store in Gonzales this week. Deputies said the man came into the store on Highway 44 around 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 4, and demanded money from an employee at the register. ... more »
  • Mother, son arrested in teen party investigation

    February 28, 2014 4:21 PM

    GONZALES - Sheriff's deputies arrested an Ascension Parish woman and her 15-year-old son after a party where investigators said they found marijuana and alcohol. Deputies arrested 33-year-old Allison Michel's son on Feb. 21, then arrested Michel after investigators said they found evidence she bought alcohol for the party. ... more »
  • Man accused of holding couple captive for 5 days

    February 28, 2014 3:20 PM

    GONZALES - Sheriff's deputies arrested an Ascension Parish man after they said he held members of his family captive at their home for five days. Deputies said they arrested Richard Miley, 44, of Gonzales Monday and charged him with false imprisonment, domestic abuse battery, simple criminal damage to property,... more »
  • Last flooded Ascension roads reopened

    February 27, 2014 11:30 AM

    PRAIRIEVILLE - Authorities in Ascension Parish said the last road blocked by backwater flooding were no open. Johnny Richardson with the parish Department of Public Works said crews removed barricades at Summerfield South Road and Airport Drive Thursday morning. Six roads in the northern part of the parish... more »
  • Flooding closes several Ascension roads

    February 26, 2014 2:01 PM

    PRAIRIEVILLE - Another road in Ascension Parish has been barricaded due to backwater flooding near the Amite River and Bayou Manchac. That's according to parish president, Tommy Martinez. Broussard road has been added to the list of barricaded roads. Barricades remain at Airport Drive, Kay Drive, Idle Hour... more »
  • Amite River rising and creating hazards Play Video

    February 24, 2014 9:21 PM

    PRAIRIEVILLE - High amounts of rain over the weekend led to flooded streets in Ascension Parish. Crews barricaded Idle Hour Road and Kay Street off of Highway 42 Monday. Water from the Amite River has overrun sections of the roads. Drivers can still travel down the roads but... more »

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