Contested Races Decided Tomorrow in St Tammany

It is Election Day tomorrow and a record number of voters have already cast their ballots in St. Tammany Parish. More than 35,000 people voted early in the general election, as compared to 26,000 in the primary. Hotly contested local races, as well as a close Governor’s race, seem to be driving the turnout. The…

Social Media Threats at HHS Magnet

Extra police officers will be on hand at Hammond High Magnet School tomorrow due to some social media posts about a school shooting. On Thursday afternoon Principal Shelly Gaydos sent out an automated call to parents to address the rumors. She said the posts have been thoroughly investigated and found to be not credible. But…

Information Sought in Big Boss Robbery

Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff Daniel Edwards is seeking the public’s help in gathering information regarding an armed robbery that occurred at the Big BossTruck Stop on Highway 442, just outside of Tickfaw. TPSO Deputies discovered the incident when they stopped at the truck stop to purchase fuel. Apparently three unknown masked males armed with handguns executed…