Ascension Parish http://wwno.org en Ascension, St. James Want To Be Part Of Levee Plan http://wwno.org/post/ascension-st-james-want-be-part-levee-plan <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">Residents and parish officials are lobbying the Army Corps of Engineers to include Ascension and St. James parishes in a massive hurricane protection project.</p> Sun, 06 Oct 2013 01:39:58 +0000 The Associated Press 45411 at http://wwno.org Ascension Parish Faces Tough Choices on Animal Control http://wwno.org/post/ascension-parish-faces-tough-choices-animal-control <p></p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">The Ascension Parish Animal Control Center could be closed if parish officials determine they can't continue to swallow $177,000 in deficit costs each year.</p> Mon, 04 Mar 2013 23:24:48 +0000 The Associated Press 30534 at http://wwno.org Inmate Who Stole Ambulance Called Angola Warden http://wwno.org/post/inmate-who-stole-ambulance-called-angola-warden <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">Louisiana State Penitentiary Warden Burl Cain says he'd never heard of an inmate breaking out of jail just to seek a transfer to another prison, but that's what a New Orleans offender serving time for armed robbery attempted early Friday.</p> Sun, 30 Dec 2012 04:20:05 +0000 The Associated Press 25978 at http://wwno.org Reversible diversion project proposed for Ascension, St. James Parishes http://wwno.org/post/reversible-diversion-project-proposed-ascension-st-james-parishes <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">Ascension Parish government officials say a proposed Mississippi River diversion project in St. James Parish may be a way to blunt the kind of high storm surge seen after Hurricane Isaac.</p> Wed, 12 Sep 2012 17:20:30 +0000 The Associated Press 19856 at http://wwno.org Tax doubt could hurt project in Ascension Parish http://wwno.org/post/tax-doubt-could-hurt-project-ascension-parish <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">A land owner in Ascension Parish worries that a local sales tax dispute could force a Fortune 500 company to abandon its development plans in Gonzales.</p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">Nolan "Sonny" Lamendola has an agreement to sell 18 acres to Emerson Process Management.</p> Tue, 11 Sep 2012 20:21:05 +0000 The Associated Press 19784 at http://wwno.org Isaac cleanup begins in Ascension Parish http://wwno.org/post/isaac-cleanup-begins-ascension-parish <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">Hurricane Isaac cleanup has begun in Ascension Parish.</p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">Parish officials say contractor DRC begins storm debris pickup Monday, beginning with vegetative debris only on the first collection pass through the parish.</p> Mon, 10 Sep 2012 12:52:00 +0000 The Associated Press 19789 at http://wwno.org Rare metals plant may be built in Ascension Parish http://wwno.org/post/rare-metals-plant-may-be-built-ascension-parish <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">Ascension Parish has been chosen as the site for an Avalon Rare Metals Inc. plant that will refine elements used in televisions and hybrid vehicles, if the company decides to build the $300 million facility.</p> Tue, 28 Aug 2012 16:41:26 +0000 The Associated Press 18726 at http://wwno.org Ascension Parish balloon event moved to September http://wwno.org/post/ascension-parish-balloon-event-moved-september <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">Organizers of an Ascension Parish balloon festival have moved the event date a second time in two weeks, citing conflicts with local events and a major hot air ballooning competition in Albuquerque, N.M.</p> Thu, 02 Aug 2012 18:51:21 +0000 The Associated Press 17003 at http://wwno.org