Lake Loot Q&A March 17, 2020

6:40 Q: 1 in 3 men do this on a daily basis while driving. The number is lower for the ladies. What is it? A: Talk to their car  Winner: Vernonica Marsh from Carriere! 7:10 Kids Loot Q: For the average person, this occurs at 9:40 in the morning. What? A: People are finally fully awake! Winner: No Winner!…

Mayor Mark and Covington Update

Mayor Mark talked about all of the events that had to be moved and gave us what he knows so far about whether those events have been cancelled or rescheduled. He also talked about ways people can help, including getting restaurant delivery. Hear him online below.

Dept of Health Update

The Louisiana Department of Health says as of last night we had 136 cases reported from 374 tests. So far, 3 people have died from the Coronavirus. Those numbers will be updated again at 9:30 this morning. 11 different parishes are reporting cases with the vast majority in Orleans Parish, where 94 cases have been…

Edwards Expands Closures

Yesterday Gov. John Bel Edwards significantly expanded his recent proclamation aimed at reducing the spread of COVID-19 across Louisiana. The state has reported its third death related to the coronavirus and the number of positive cases continues to rise statewide. The updated proclamation calls for a limit to gatherings of no more than 50 people,…

Cromer Declares State of Emergency in Slidell

Last night, Slidell Mayor Greg Cromer declared a State of Emergency in the City of Slidell, ordering all city facilities closed to the public. These closures include Slidell City Hall, the Slidell Municipal Auditorium, the Slidell Municipal Airport terminal, the Slidell Cultural Center at City Hall, the Slidell Museum and Slidell Mardi Gras Museum, city…

Local Conference Call for Small Businesses

The Covington Business Association says Congressman Steve Scalise will be hosting an SBA phone conference call Wednesday, March 18 from 9:00 am – 9:45 am Central Time to discuss coronavirus and the impact on small businesses in Southeast Louisiana. They will have representatives from the Small Business Administration on the line and try to address…