Friday Jul 25
Five booked in string of close to 20 burglaries in Prairieville
Ascension Parish Sheriff's deputies arrested four men and a juvenile in the burglaries of close to 30 unlocked vehicles earlier this month.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
La. leads nation in industrial construction value
Advocate staff photo by TRAVIS SPRADLING -- Louisiana led all U.S. states in the value of industrial construction projects during 2013 and was ranked second overall for all commercial construction, Projects like the Methanex methanol plant in Geismar are driving activity.
Geismar woman pleads guilty in tax return scheme that cost taxpayers more than $260,000
A 37-year-old woman from Gesimar has pled guilty to preparing false tax returns to the IRS for the 2010 and 2011 tax years, United States Attorney Walt Green said in a news release Tuesday.
Sat Jul 19, 2014
Gonzales man, 22, killed in Ascension Parish crash
A Gonzales man died when the car he was riding in was involved in a crash with another vehicle on La.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
LSP: Driver died behind the wheel, then crashed
Authorities closed an Ascension Parish highway after a one-vehicle wreck in which State Police said the driver died while behind the wheel.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
BASF Welcomes 22 Engineering Students to Geismar for Summer Internship Program
BASF is providing 22 chemical and mechanical engineering students the opportunity to spend this summer working as interns at its Geismar, Louisiana site -- the global company's largest manufacturing facility in North America.
Fri Jul 04, 2014
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Deputies arrest man accused of raping and molesting juvenile
A change to the July 4th celebration on the U.S.S. Kidd has upset some who have served in war.
Wed Jul 02, 2014
WAFB-TV Baton Rouge
Coco Road in Geismar closed for emergency repairs
Coco Road in Geismar is closed to traffic for emergency repairs. Ascension Parish bridge inspectors closed the road Wednesday after an inspection revealed immediate action needed to be taken.
Tue Jul 01, 2014
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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 and most of what was sent into the sky that day was carbon dioxide, a company estimate says.