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…

STPPS Resuming Grab and Go Meals

The St. Tammany Parish School Board says they are partnering with local businesses and “Grab and Go” meal distribution will resume next week with both daily and weekly pick up options. The daily option allows families to pick up one hot lunch and prepackaged breakfast for each child every weekday at Covington High and Slidell…

Two Wounded in Covington Shooting

Last night at approximately 7:30 pm, the Covington Police Department responded to reports of shots fired at the intersection of N. Pierce Street and N. Columbia Street. Upon officer’s arrival, it was discovered that two people were injured in the shooting. Both were immediately transported to local hospitals for treatment. The Covington Police Department’s Criminal…

Latest Dept of Health Numbers

The Louisiana Department of Health says as of yesterday we had 1,795 cases reported from 2,037 state tests and 9,414 commercial tests. 65 people have now died from the Coronavirus. Orleans Parish has 827 cases reported and 37 deaths have occurred there. There are 359 cases in Jefferson and 7 deaths. East Baton Rouge has…

State Numbers Include St Tammany Death

The Louisiana Department of Health says as of yesterday we had 1,388 cases reported from 1,852 state tests and 6,751 commercial tests. 46 people have now died from the Coronavirus. Orleans Parish has 675 cases reported and 26 deaths have occurred there. There are 293 cases in Jefferson and 6 death. East Baton Rouge has…