The 56th Jambalaya Festival was a Woo Woo of a Year!

Jambalaya Festival 2023 was one for the books. The weather couldn’t have been better for a Memorial Day in May. Everything ran smooth and the music and jambalaya were great. Over the 56 years of crowning champions, this year’s winner announcement to the festival crowd erupted in a fanfare never seen before. When the winning […]

National Garden Week

The National Garden Clubs, Inc. sponsored National Garden Week onJune 5-11, 2022.  NGC encouraged local garden clubs across the countryto celebrate noting, “This week is an opportunity to encourage pride in yourcommunity, interest new members, and work with other groups to be part ofthose efforts.” The Gonzales Garden Club and the Gonzales Mayorplanned a brief ceremony to […]

2022 Miss Gonzales Jambalaya Queen

On June 11, 2022 our longest reigning queen, Tara Babin, had to reluctantly give upher title. But, it would be a bitter sweet moment as Ava Savoy’s name wasannounced as the 2022 Miss Gonzales Jambalaya Queen. Ava marks the 4th cousin towin the title of Miss Gonzales Jambalaya and it was a very special moment […]

EA/STA Steak & Beans Social

This year, for the first time ever,  both sides had the good fortune of eating steak. Due to Covid, there was no event last year. The Spartans won the game and the Gators won the game this year. Bret Hughes is the EA captain and Fritz Englade is the STA captain. The event was highlighted […]

Remembering Myra

The Gonzales Garden Club recently lost a pillar of their membership. Myra Mire’s obituary began “Palmyra ‘Myra’ Savoy Mire, a native of St. Amant and resident of Gonzales, entered eternal rest on February 19, 2022 at the age of 90.”  She was in the Gonzales Garden Club for 33 years.  She served as club president […]