Lake Loot Q&A February 27, 2020

6:40 Q: Every week 700,000 to 800,000 Americans will buy something here. Where? A: At a garage sale Winner: No Winner! 7:10 Kids Loot Q: This year Americans will buy 100 million of these, mostly in the summer. What is it? A: Pairs of flip flops Winner: Gabby Smith from Picayune! 7:40 Q: If you…

Pier Reopens March 1st

Mike Cooper, St. Tammany Parish President, announces the St. Tammany Fishing Pier spring season begins Sunday, March 1 at 7 a.m. The Pier will open seven days a week from 7 a.m. – 6p.m. Mike Cooper called the Pier a great family-friendly asset to St. Tammany. Officials remind citizens that Pier personnel will have a…

Madisonville Man Charged with Health Care Fraud

The US Attorney’s Office announced that 44 YO Darren M. Martin, of Madisonville, was charged with one count of conspiracy to commit health care fraud. According to the Indictment, Martin was a licensed pharmacist who owned Willow Pharmacy in Madisonville. Between 2012 and 2015, Willow operated as a closed-door pharmacy mixing and filling prescriptions for…

STPSO Looking for Jail Deputies

The St. Tammany Sheriff’s Office is currently looking for men and women who want to work in their jail as corrections deputies, saying becoming a corrections deputy is a great way to start out in law enforcement. They call it a challenging and rewarding job with excellent benefits. If you or someone you know is…

NOLA Officials Talk Coronavirus

New Orleans officials held a press conference yesterday to talk about how they are addressing the threat of the Coronavirus. The director of the New Orleans Health Department said there have been no diagnosed cases of the Coronavirus in the state and for now the risk to local citizens remains very low. Wednesday’s news conference…

Amtrak Accident in Metairie

A woman was injured when her SUV was struck by an Amtrak passenger train at a crossing in Metairie. The accident happened just before 3 p.m. on Central Avenue when the 49-year-old woman reportedly drove around crossing gates and was hit by the train. The woman was hospitalized with non-life threatening injuries. The Jefferson Parish…