NEWS

Tree dropoff starts Jan. 1

Staff reports

Ascension Parish residents may drop off their discarded Christmas trees at the Ascension Civic Center in Sorrento during the month of January.

Trees will be accepted from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. starting Friday, Jan. 1 and running through Jan. 31.

No artificial trees will be accepted, and the trees must be free of lights or ornaments.

For more information, call the Department of Public Works at 225-621-5730.