Name Change for St Tammany West Chamber

Local Chamber officials announce there is now one chamber of commerce representing the business community of all of St. Tammany Parish. In a formal meeting of membership, there was a vote to change the name of the St. Tammany West Chamber of Commerce to the St. Tammany Chamber of Commerce. Chamber officials say this announcement…

Coast Guard Searches for Missing Slidell Man

The US Coast Guard and local agencies are searching for a missing Slidell man in the water near Empire. Mark Matherne was listed by the Coast Guard Sector New Orleans as missing after a report at approximately 1:30 p.m. of a sunken vessel. Officials say Matherne’s boat was found sunk in the vicinity of Shell…

Parish Preparing for Cold Weather

Parish President Pat Brister and the Parish’s Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness continue to be in regular contact with the National Weather Service and other agencies to monitor the potential for freezing temperatures over the next several days. Additionally, Parish Government has also been in contact with representatives from CLECO and WST power…