Lake Loot Q&A March 13, 2020

6:40 and 7:10   Q: Off a list of hard truths that people say they’d have the most trouble telling one of their friends this came in at #1. What is it? A: They’re not funny  Winner: No Winner! 7:40 Q: Doing this simple thing can greatly improve your self-confidence. What is it? A: Standing…

Parish President Mike Cooper Update

Parish President Cooper visited our studios this morning. Here he talks about meeting in Baton Rouge yesterday and what was said about the spread of the virus. He updated us what happened overnight, mainly that two more cases had been confirmed in St Tammany. St Tammany Health System released the following statement later this morning…

19 Cases in State So Far

The Louisiana Department of Health says we have 19 presumptive positive cases of the Coronavirus in the state, with 15 of those being from Orleans Parish. Currently, the risk to the general public is low. People with recent travel to China, or who have come in contact with someone who is ill, have a greater…

Local Cancellations; Schools Transition Online

Yesterday was the day when many made decisions regarding their forward path with the Coronavirus in the state. Local events were postponed or cancelled, including Chef Soiree, The Celtic Club’s St Paddy’s Day Parade and Celebration, the Camelia City Kids Fun Fest, Steam in the Park, Chamber EXPO, and more. Local and state colleges seem…

Covington Couple Arrested

On Thursday, the Covington Police Department was dispatched in reference to a child being left unattended in a vehicle. Upon further investigation, it was discovered that a six-month-old infant was left inside of a vehicle by the parents, Catelin Popiolek and Aleksander Popiolek for approximately 12 hours. It was also discovered that the two were…

Legislature Taking Proactive Steps with Coronavirus

The Louisiana State Legislature is taking precautionary steps to address the threat of COVID-19, at the state capitol during its ongoing 2020 Regular Legislative Session. Senate President Page Cortez and Speaker Clay Schexnayder are implementing protocols to protect the wellbeing of all legislators, staff, and visitors, and have agreed on a joint legislative plan to…