Lake Loot Q&A January 23, 2020

6:40 Q: You’ll probably eat about 100 of these this year. What? A: Eggs Winner: Conner Luscy from Slidell! 7:10 Kids Loot Q: 1 in 3 kids eat at least one of these a day. What? A: A bowl of cereal Winner: Lucas Green from Slidell! 7:40 Q: 1 in 8 summer weddings will have…

Drug Arrests in Washington Parish

The Washington Parish Sheriff’s Office Drug Task Force, assisted by Louisiana State Police narcotics officers, recently concluded an investigation into the sale of illegal narcotics in Washington Parish. Six persons were arrested and booked into the Washington Parish Jail. 45 YO Dayon Deleco Dyson, of Franklinton, remains in jail charged with battery, failure to appear…

Lawsuit Filed to Block Medline Facility

Some St. Tammany residents have filed a lawsuit to block the rezoning of 70 acres south of Covington, between Ochsner Boulevard and I-12, where the medical supply company Medline plans to build an 800,000-square-foot distribution center. Medline currently operates a 200,000-square-foot distribution center just across I-12 from the proposed site. The suit in the 22nd…

Gulf Coast Amtrak Return Snagged in Mobile

Government leaders in Mobile, Alabama, are slowing down chances for reviving passenger train service along the northern Gulf Coast, which has been dormant since Hurricane Katrina. Members of the Mobile’s City Council finance committee withheld support for funding service through Alabama’s port city. The full council could vote on the issue next week. Louisiana and…

STPSO Investigates Series of Thefts

The St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office is currently investigating a series of thefts involving catalytic converters, which have occurred over the past month. Since December 19, the STPSO has taken reports of eight catalytic converters or other exhausted related parts being stolen from parked vehicles at businesses in West St. Tammany. In addition, there was…

St Tammany Chamber and Southeastern Collaborate on Seminar

Southeastern Louisiana University’s Small Business Development Center is collaborating with the St. Tammany Chamber of Commerce and the Law Firm Carver Darden to offer a seminar on intellectual capital titled “Protecting Your Company’s Intellectual Property: What Every Business Needs to Know.”    Scheduled Feb. 11, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., the seminar will be held…