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Gonzales, La – Fortunately for students from St. Amant High School, March 23 turned out to be a beautiful spring day in Gonzales. The FFA (Future Farmers of America) organization at the Ascension Parish school decided to pick the date to perform service to their community tasks. They opened up the day to all students…

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Gonzales, LA –City of Gonzales Mayor Barney Arceneaux was joined by Councilmen Neal Bourque, Harold Stewart, Terance Irvin and David Guitreau, from March 5 – 9, for the 2016 National League of Cities Congressional City Conference in Washington D.C. The conference serves as a way for municipalities across the nation to gain insight on funding…

The City of Gonzales wishes to let residents know that sandbags are ready in case of expected heavy rains. Although ready, they will not be distributed until the rains begin and a decision has been made to do so. Residents are asked to be patient and wait until the distribution process begins. We will alert…

Music in the Park is back and right around the corner! The Mayor’s Council on the Arts has a great four Sunday line-up for 2016 as they host yet another year of free musical performances in Jambalaya Park. So come pass a good time with us. It’s time to cut a rug and find your…

Gonzales, LA – Tuesday morning, December 8, was party time in Gonzales as area senior citizens descended on the Gonzales Civic Center for the annual Christmas Party held in their honor. Each year, the numbers increase, with this year’s numbers topping the 800 mark. The event is quite the social event of the year. City…

Christmas Tree

Gonzales, LA – The City of Gonzales is set to bring the Christmas season to light with two very special events being held in the city. On Tuesday, December 1, the annual lighting of the City of Gonzales Christmas tree will be taking place at City Hall on Irma Boulevard. The tree is decorated and…

Gonzales, LA – City of Gonzales Mayor Barney Arceneaux honored a 29 year-old tradition on Tuesday morning, November 3, as Ascension Parish residents filled the Gonzales Civic Center for the annual Mayor’s Prayer Breakfast. The theme for this year’s event was simple, but poignant, Love One Another. After a welcome from Judge Guy Holdridge the…

Gonzales, LA – On Monday, September 21, the City of Gonzales hosted a quarterly Capital Region Planning Commission (CRPC) meeting. City of Gonzales Mayor Barney Arceneaux is a commission member, and City of Gonzales Chief Engineer Jackie Baumann is a Technical Advisory Committee member. The meeting saw guest speaker Dr. Eric Kalivoda, Deputy Secretary with…

Gonzales, LA – City of Gonzales Mayor Barney Arceneaux hosted a press conference on Wednesday, September 16, at the site of a newly proposed Gonzales rail depot that would be part of the Louisiana Super Region Rail Authority’s plan for a commuter rail line to service passengers from Baton Rouge to New Orleans. He, along…

Kidz Kove Donation

Gonzales, LA – On Wednesday, September 9, City of Gonzales Mayor Barney Arceneaux joined with City of Gonzales Chief of Police Sherman Jackson, 23rd District Court Judge Alvin Turner and board members with Project Kidz Kove as the organization received at $33,000 donation. Alvin Chauvin, with recently disbanded Local Union 102 in Prairieville, presented the…

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