Entergy Reports on Lines and Trees

Entergy Louisiana says you may see Entergy crews along Gatlin Road, Bankston Road, and Cedar Lane in Hammond, along a seven mile stretch of U.S. Highway 51 in Ponchatoula, and near the Tangipahoa Parish sewer treatment plant on U.S. 51. As part of the U.S. 51 projects, they’re working to acquire the environmental wetlands permits…

Southeastern Delays Graduation

Southeastern Louisiana University says based on input from student leaders, a Summer Commencement ceremony will be scheduled for late summer 2020 for Spring and Summer graduates. Southeastern said although we are disappointed to delay this special event for our graduates, we look forward to the opportunity to celebrate their outstanding accomplishments at a time when…

Tangi Schools to Deliver Meals

Out of respect for the Governor’s request for residents to stay at home and in an effort to provide meals to local students, the Tangipahoa Parish School System will partner with a Texas-based non-profit to provide free meals to children under the age of 18 through the duration of the COVID-19 school closure. Tangipahoa Parish…

State Numbers of COVID Continue to Climb

The Louisiana Department of Health says as of yesterday we had 2,305 cases reported from 2,254 state tests and 15,775 commercial tests. 83 people have now died from the Coronavirus. 676 COVID patients are in hospitals, 239 of them require ventilators. Orleans Parish has 997 cases reported and 46 deaths have occurred there. There are…

Covington Reduces Garbage Pickup

The City of Covington says that due to both a decrease in manpower and as a precaution for drivers and the men on the back of the trucks, March 26th was the last for recycling until further notice. Beginning next week waste will be picked up on WEDNESDAYS ONLY. Next week there will be one…