Lake Loot Q & A February 4, 2020

6:40 and 7:10 Kids Loot Q: 1/3rd of American adults have THIS at the top of their travel bucket list. What is it? A: Cross-country road trip Winner: Dawn Anderson from Covington! 7:40 Q: Humans probably didn’t start wearing pants until we started doing this. What? A: Riding horses Winner: 8:40 Q: This is one…

Brister’s Legacy of Service and Family

Many along the Northshore were shocked and saddened by the announcement from the family of Patricia P. Brister of her passing on Monday, after a short battle with an illness after her campaign. Arrangements are pending and have been entrusted to E.J. Fielding Funeral Home. Most recently serving as the St. Tammany Parish President, Brister…

NAMI Class Almost Full

NAMI St. Tammany’s Family-to-Family begins in just one week and there are only a few spots available. Gain a better understanding of mental health conditions, improve communication and coping skills, learn tools to better balance your life, and be empowered to advocate for your loved one through this class, which begins Tuesday, February 11th. This…

HPD Arrests Catalytic Converter Thieves

After following leads generated from the public and neighboring agencies including the St. Tammany and Livingston Parish Sheriff’s Offices, the Hammond Police Department Criminal Investigation Division has arrested 31 YO Mark Crayton Jr., of Holden, for stealing catalytic converters. Crayton Jr. admitted to the thefts and said others were involved. He implicated his father as…

Queen Bess Island Restored

Gov. John Bel Edwards has declared the newly-restored Queen Bess Island, home of the Brown Pelican, officially reopened for nesting. The traditional nesting season for pelicans and other colonial water birds begins in mid-to-late February. Edwards said before this restoration started last August, only five of the island’s 36 acres were usable for nesting. Now…