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  • Ascension Parish Council approves $132 million budget

    November 20, 2015 8:42 AM

    GONZALES- The Ascension Parish Council has agreed to a $132.5 million spending plan for the new year. The council approved Thursday setting aside $38.7 million on capital improvements for roads, major drainage, new lighting at parish parks and new soccer fields at the Lamar-Dixon Expo Center. Among the road projects,... more »
  • Grant helps pave way for bigger Ascension 911 center

    July 13, 2015 11:27 AM

    GONZALES - Sheriff Jeff Wiley announced Monday that a new grant will help them build and equip a bigger 911 center for Ascension Parish. Wiley said the APSO and state Department of Public Safety have a cooperative endeavor agreement to buy upgrades for the 911 center which is scheduled... 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 »
  • Businesses worried about lack of Sorrento patrolling check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    January 8, 2014 5:47 PM

    SORRENTO - For the first time, police officers didn't patrol the streets of Sorrento. Ascension Parish Sheriff's deputies will patrol Sorrento at night, but not from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. Sorrento businesses are worried about not having police patrols during the day. "If we... more »
  • Sorrento won't have police presence during the day check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    January 7, 2014 7:06 PM

    SORRENTO - The Sorrento City Council struck a deal with the Ascension Parish Sheriff Tuesday night that continues to have deputies patrol the town since the police department can not after losing its insurance coverage. But, the deal only guarantees a deputy in the town from 4:30 p.m. to... more »
  • Sheriff: "ZIP code thugs" responsible for latest murder check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    January 21, 2013 4:37 PM

    GONZALES- Ascension Parish Sheriff Jeff Wiley blames the people responsible for the latest murder in the parish on what he calls "ZIP code thugs." According to investigators, Gerald Wilkins was shot execution-style on LV Road last week. A team of detectives determined that suspects Calvin Williams and Cecil Beals... more »
  • Funeral held for Gonzales murder victim check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    February 28, 2012 5:35 PM

    GONZALES - Sheriff Jeff Wiley confirmed to News 2 today that a safe found in Livingston Parish is the same one stolen from an Ascension Parish home the night of a deadly break-in. Wiley said investigators found a coin inside the safe that was part of a valuable collection... more »
  • Painter drops out of Sheriff's race, Wiley keeps position

    September 12, 2011 12:28 PM

    ASCENSION - Former Alcohol and Tobacco Control commissioner Murphy Painter has withdrawn from the Ascension Parish Sheriff's election today meaning Wiley will remain Sheriff. Painter dropped out of the race around 10:30 a.m. today. Louis Boudreaux, the other candidate in the race, also dropped out recently leaving Wiley... more »
  • Former ATC commissioner running for sheriff

    September 8, 2011 10:18 AM

    DONALDSONVILLE - Murphy Painter, the former Alcohol and Tobacco Control commissioner who resigned during an investigation into alleged abuse of his powers, qualified to run for sheriff of Ascension Parish today. Painter would take on the incumbent sheriff, Jeff Wiley, as well as Louis Boudreaux of Donaldsonville. The... more »
  • Two arrested, host of problems found at Southern Kumforts

    June 9, 2011 1:27 PM

    PRAIRIEVILLE - An investigation into the Southern Kumforts lounge in Prairieville has uncovered a host of wrongdoing and led to the arrest of two people so far, according to Ascension Parish Sheriff Jeff Wiley. Deputies arrested Steve Duke, 56, and Charles Puckett, 61, on Wednesday in suspicion of filing... more »

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