Donaldsonville Chief

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The Donaldsonville Chief
Type Weekly newspaper
Format Broadsheet
Owner(s) Gatehouse Media
Publisher GateHouse Media - Louisiana
Editor Leslie D. Rose
Founded 1871 (1871)
Headquarters Donaldsonville, Louisiana

The Donaldsonville Chief is a weekly newspaper published in Donaldsonville, Louisiana.[1] It is owned by Gatehouse Media.[2] The Donaldsonville Chief is a member of the Louisiana Press Association.[3] News content for the publication is based in the City of Donaldsonville, but also includes the Ascension Parish area. The newspaper has won numerous Louisiana Press Association awards [4]


The Donaldsonville Chief was founded in 1871.[5] Linden E. Bentley founded the newspaper as a weekly Republican journal. According to the newspaper's masthead, it is the longest continuous publication in Ascension Parish. The current editor is Leslie D. Rose.


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