Lake Rewind: October 18, 2019

Our first guest this morning was Amy Tucker from the City of Covington. We talked about a lot of events coming up in the next 30 days. Hear her in the interview below. We also spoke with Christina and Cherie about Great Strides, a walk for Cystic Fibrosis. Both of these women have children with…

Coastal Flooding Possible Today and Tomorrow

Although we are not expecting direct impacts from the weather in the Gulf, coastal flooding is possible for the area through Saturday. A potential tropical cyclone will move through the coastal waters over the next 48 hours. Strong onshore winds around the system will cause some minor coastal flooding issues for the advised area. Flooding…

Highway 16 Bridge Demo Delayed

DOTD announced yesterday that the scheduled shift for traffic using the Tangipahoa River Bridge on LA 16 east of Amite will not begin at the previously expected time. Now that bridge closure will begin on Friday, Oct. 25, and continue into March 2021. When crews close the existing bridge, traffic will be shifted onto a…

Slidell Officials Tracking Weather in the Gulf

Slidell Mayor Greg Cromer and City of Slidell officials say they are monitoring the potential tropical weather as it moves through the Gulf of Mexico. The National Hurricane Center forecasts that the storm could develop into Tropical Storm Nestor and they have issued Tropical Storm Warnings for southern Louisiana. Cromer said the City of Slidell…

Arrest in Video Voyeurism Case

The St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office has arrested a Covington-area man after he photographed/videoed men in local restrooms. 24 YO Kyle Hanna of Covington was arrested Tuesday on a warrant for one count of Video Voyeurism after a medical professional contacted the St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office concerning Hanna taking photos/videos of men using restrooms…

STPSO Makes Arrest in Rape Case

A Covington-area man has been arrested after he raped his medically-handicapped neighbor. The St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office was contacted Wednesday night by family members after a mentally-handicapped Covington-area woman was lured into a neighbor’s residence and repeatedly raped. 24 YO Joshua Brown was arrested and booked into the St. Tammany Parish Jail on one…

Police Catch Slidell Kidnapper

A Slidell man is facing aggravated kidnapping charges after forcibly kidnapping his estranged girlfriend from a local motel. Last night, Slidell Police responded to a 911 call from Motel 6 at 136 Taos Street after a witness observed a man drag the motel clerk out of the motel and force her into a vehicle. The…

Lake Rewind: October 17, 2019

Our first guest this morning were Kristin and Sarah from Compass Career College. They have plenty of options if you are looking for a new job or career. Hear them below. We spoke with Tim and Melanie from St Tammany Parish Hospital. They have Monster Mash Mash this weekend, which benefits the Parenting Center. This…

Coastal Restoration Projects Bring Money to SE Louisiana

Coastal southeastern parishes could see significant economic benefits from the planned construction of sediment diversion projects. Those projects will generate three billion dollars in regional sales and support 4,000 new jobs according to Restore the Mississippi Delta Director Steve Cochran. The diversions are being constructed in Plaquemines but residents will see an 809 million dollar…

Lake Rewind: October 16, 2019

Caitlin Hunter came by from Chevron. They have a Fuel Your School event going on right now. Teachers need to take advantage of this… Chevron has funds to help them out!!!!!! Hear about it in the interview below. Learn more online HERE!!!! Sarah was here to talk about Nightmare on Columbia. You need to get…